What are the best Henkei figures?

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  1. UltimusPrime

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    I have been getting into Henkei figures for the last month and so far have nabbed several.

    Which are your favorite Henkei figures?

    So far my must haves are Ghost Starscream , Rodimus , Hound , Voyager Optimus Prime and Megatron.
     
  2. Rockdown

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    Ironhide, Cyclonus and Hound are the best. They are significantly better than their Hasbro counterparts.
     
  3. Auto Morph

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    Sunstreaker, Hound, Mirage, Silverbolt and voyager Prime.
     
  4. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Pretty much all of them. Looking at your list, the essentials are Smokescreen, Red Alert, Prowl and Sunstreaker. How deep into the rabbit hole do you want to go?
     
  5. Auto Morph

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    Ironhide is a terrible mold, but if you have to have him, the Henkei eats the Hasbro version for breakfast.
    But *UGH* Henkei Cyclonus looks like he belongs in an episode of MLP. Seriously, what is up with that purple?
     
  6. Quantum

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    I'd say my favorite are Hound, Mirage, Sunstreaker, Ratchet, Ironhide, Smokescreen, Red Alert, Astrotrain and Starscream.
     
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    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Henkei Smokescreen makes the Universe vesion look like a knock off.

    Nods to Mirage, Hound, and (imo) Astrotrain too.
     
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    Henkei Megatron, Henkei Optimus Prime, Henkei Astrotrain, Henkei Starscream and Henkei Hound are all very good improvements over the NA ones and some of my favorites.

    I wish I could get Henkei Smokescreen but man that is an expensive toy. And I just bought Universe Smokescreen. Only other toy I have that I want to replace with a Henkei is Bumblebee, and maybe Ironhide if I can find one for cheap.
     
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    Ironhide (sick transformation) and Hound were my favorite molds.
     
  10. anotheran

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    ^ this!
     
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    Ramjet and astrotrain have superior paint jobs
     
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    Astrotrain, Smokescreen, Starscream, Prowl, Optimus, Bumblebee (deluxe)
     
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    If I were to try and be objective, Hound and Cyclonus are the greatest.

    Beyond them, I have a soft spot for Optimus, Ironhide, Prowl and the Lambo twins.
     
  14. Dinodigger97

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    Ironhide(Makes me look a little like G1.....and makes the windows alot better.;) )
    Ratchet(See Ironhide.:) )
    Hound(Good color.....but Universe is still not bad......but Henkei is still badass.:) )
    Smokescreen(Well......He makes Universe look like a KO.:) )
    Megatron(NO ORANGE CAP!!!! YAYYY!!!!:rock )

    among others.:) 
     
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    I want a Smokescreen. How much do they go for?

    I plan on buying the entire United and Henkei set just curious which ones to grab first.

    So far I have

    Henkei

    Decepticons

    Astrotrain
    Galvatron
    Ghost Starscream
    Starscream
    Megatron Voyager
    Dirge
    Thundercracker
    Tankor


    Autobots

    Hound
    Grimlock
    Rodimus
    Optimus Prime Voyager


    United

    Rumble and Frenzy
    Autobot and Decepticon E Hobby 3 packs
    Wheeljack
    Scourge
     
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    Convoy, Megatron, Grimlock, Astrotrain, Ramjet, Starscream, Hot Rodimus, Sunstreaker, Streak, Ratchet, Ironhide, Smokescreen, Dinobot, Thrust, Dirge, Skywarp, Alert, Hot Rod (Hot Shot), are all leagues better than their US versions (well for Thrust and Dirge, I'm referring to the BotCon versions, the Generations ones are comparable).

    You can't go wrong with any of them honestly.

    Randy
     
  17. Auto Morph

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    Well let's put it this way - I just did a quick worldwide search for Henkei Smokescreen on eBay and it turned up zero results. Anything that rare is going to be pricey for you to get hold of. I got mine for £40 shipped and I thought that was a good price.
     
  18. Satomiblood

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    Hound, Smokescreen, and Rodimus to a lesser extent. The others are either a wash in comparison to the Hasbro release or are distinct enough to warrant both versions. As for Henkei Megatron, I think the United version beats it out.
     
  19. FatalT 71

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    I only have have Hound from Henkei, and he's great.
     
  20. Thenames9

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    Ironhide - mediocre toy, but 10 times better paint.
    Sunstreaker - accuracy again
    Red Alert - see Sunstreaker
    Hound - see Sunstreaker
    Optimus Prime - Generally great toy.
    Hot Shot - Decent toy, comes with guns.
     

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