TakaraTomy Site Update: Henkei C-21 Smokescreen and C-20 Alert

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Type-R

    Type-R blissed off my chonk!

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  2. and2ng

    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    So is Henkei Smokescreen the 1st ever mass release TakTom repaint?
     
  3. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Define "ever".
     
  4. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    So...Smokescreen isn't going to be the lighter blue color we saw of him earlier this year?
     
  5. Deadpool.

    Deadpool. I want my bird.

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    Wasn't Henkei Streak a massrelease repaint too? Or rather, slight remold.
     
  6. Autobotic9

    Autobotic9 Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm. I think he's right.
     
  7. lars573

    lars573 Well-Known Member

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    No he's wrong.
     
  8. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Prowl had a light bar, whereas Silverstreak and Smokescreen both lack any sort of roof adornment. Likewise, the only mold difference between Sideswipe and Red Alert is the light bar.

    Then again, there are the non-conehead Seekers.
     
  9. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Which, again, aren't mass release. ;) 

    Takara did feature a lot of redecos in older lines, though. The recent Binaltech Bluestreak and Optimus Prime come to mind (Argent Meister too, although he used mix-matched parts from two previous releases of the basic mold).
     
  10. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Speaking of the lightbar I wish Red Alert & Ratchet had used something closer to Prowls.
     
  11. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    D'oh.

    He must be referring to the Henkei line.
     
  12. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    I may have to get smokescreen. he looks MUCH better then hasbros version.
     
  13. Skylock

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    Hopefully that if Hasbro ever releases a Red Alert it wont turn out better than the Henkei one. I dont wanna regret buying this one, but either way these two are must buys.
     
  14. Autobotic9

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    Yes but at the time, Bluestreak was a remold of Prowl, making it a "new mold". Smokescreen is the first just repaint in Henkei
     
  15. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think that's what I was trying to say. Who knows, I'm having an off day. :redface2: 
     
  16. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    All in all....it's nice that they even though these are repaints of molds already released in Henkei that they will be released normally.
     
  17. Bgrngod

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    The lack of Universe/Classics figures here in the states is making my urge to get Henkei figures much more powerful....

    Alert is a big reason for that.
     
  18. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler TFW2005 Supporter

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    You can say that again. Can't wait to get mine to compare them side by side.
     
  19. Lucs

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    Man I'm glad I pre-ordered Alert. He seems to be sold out on a lot of online sites. If anyone can find a site that's still got a pre-order up let me know cuz I want a second one for a WJ repaint
     
  20. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hooray for HLJ pre-order. WITH "Early Bird" discount!

    :p 
     

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