transformers henkei whos doing it?

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  1. siekone

    siekone TeletranX

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    So I bought all the classics but sold them like a idiot a year ago. Now I have purchased all the heneki line and even preordred the two exlusive jets and all the wave 2 figures. I Even bought the crystal covoy from the tokyo toy show. But I am jazzed about these and can't wait to have them all. Question being is anyone here going to do these?
     
  2. wipedout

    wipedout Well-Known Member

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    I'm getting all of them except for Megatron, Bumblebee, Octane/Tankor, Onslaught and Skyfire.
     
  3. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    How do you mean? I've got reviews for a couple of them up already in the videos section.
     
  4. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    As usual, I'm picking and choosing the ones I like best from both lines.

    If I don't like the Classics version (or I like the Henkei deco more) I'm picking up the imports instead. I'm pretty pleased with my choices so far. Henkei Megatron, Prime, Astrotrain and Starscream, with Mirage on my hit list.

    And my experiences with the American Classics/Universe figures has been so disagreeable that I am already planning to import Prowl and Sunstreaker in September sight unseen. They couldn't be any worse than the trainwrecks I've bought here in the US...
     
  5. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I'm not getting any of them. Most of the decos look worse than the Classics versions (especially Prime and Bumblebee, Megatron and Powerglide are really the only ones that look better) and the chrome is just shit. Powerglide is the only Henkei version I'd consider getting, and I'm most likely going to pass on that mold as pretty much nothing about it appeals to me.
     
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    Getting them all. Existing and upcoming. Including exclusives. Despite already having all the Classics.

    I have a sickness.
     
  7. Bryan

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    Yeah, I'm doing 'em all. It's a little pricy, but for this line, it's worth it to me.
     
  8. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    Got Megatron and Astrotrain. Thinking about Prime too since it'll be easier than finding a classics version.
     
  9. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I'm getting Thundercracker and that's it, unless Takara also do Dirge and Thrust. Only other one I'd consider is Megatron. None of the others seem enough of an improvement to justify the extra cash.
     
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    I only kept SS, and I've still never figured out why I didn't keep Jetfire. As such I'm filling a lot of gaps with Henkei, although I am comparing Classics/Universe/Henkei to get the version I like most (with a couple of exceptions where I'll get both).
     
  11. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    I'm not getting anything I've got in Classics, except the Megatron tempts me. Might spring for him if I ever see one at a good price (or have the money on hand).
    Powerglide I'm going with the Henkei version, to me the character was always a red jet so it's a nostalgia thing, and also in robot mode on the Hasbro one the big white robot with a red head just looks off. Takara's seems to blend so much better.
     
  12. Red Alert

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    The megs is in the top 3 must gets imo:thumb 

    and yes i have all of them including rodimus.
     
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    At the moment I'm only planning to get Starscream, Skywarp & Thundercracker, and any other Seekers they put out. Got to keep up the complete collection. ;) 
     
  14. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm getting them because it's actually a lot cheaper for me to import Henkei then it is to go and buy Universe from a shop here.

    I can get Henkei deluxes for about $17 each (compared to the $25+ Universe costs in stores) and Ultras for about $35 (compared to the $50+ they will cost in stores).
     
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    I'm going to be a near-completist with this line. Already have Prime, Megatron, Astrotrain and Starscream, with Bumblebee on his way. Hot Rodimus is likely next.
     
  16. LordStanley1893

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    I passed on Astrotrain, Bumblebee, Megatron, and Optimus Prime originally so I'll be picking those up. I have Thundercracker pre-ordered I'm probably selling my Starscream and Skywarp to pick up the Henkei versions. So far I'm content with the US classics versions of the rest. Though come to think of it I have Powerglide pre-ordered too.
     
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    The only henkai I would see a reason to get would be Thundercracker. For the figures that both lines offer, the differences in paint are not worth the increased. IMO, of course.
     
  18. siekone

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    Just got my crystal convoy today, PURE LOVE MISB!!!!
     
  19. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I'm not doin heneki at all, but I did get henkei astrotrain and grimlock hehehe
     
  20. dragon516

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    Got all Classics line before, but is having a friend pick up the Destrons Henkei for me. He is suggesting that I should go for the Cybertrons too, but still debating. Quality he says is tons better in Henkei from the ones that he has right now.
     

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