BBTS has pictures & pre-orders for Takara Legends Arcee, Chromia & Windblade

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  1. AllSpark Ferret

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  2. AllSpark Ferret

    AllSpark Ferret hANDYman

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    There are quite a lot of differences between the Hasbro & Takara versions. Blue transparent plastic for Chromia! Black upper legs for Windblade.
     
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    Wow, Windblade looks waaaaaaay better.

    Chromia...eh.

    I think the Hasbro Arcee looks better, the grey headlights and midriff look kinda off to me.
     
  4. MechaV

    MechaV Not as bad as you think.

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    Solid improvement on Windblade.
     
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    Preordered for now.
     
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    Preordered. They look amazing.
     
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    Arcee looks phenomenal!
     
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    Well, the grey highlights/midriff are more accurate to the animation model, from what I can tell on a cursory wiki glance.

    Arcee's even closer to the cartoon palette than before, Windblade is more accurate to the comic (redone head paint layout, red on the wings, yellow on the cockpit) and Chromia is the cartoon colors mapped to this new design/toy.

    (Chromia's definitely the most mixed of the three for that reason; Hasbro's colors are closer to the comic appearance than Takara's.)
     
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    Takara absolutely destroyed it with Windblade. Wow.
     
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    arcee looks way better. but do i need arcee?...
    chromia looks good, does the face look different/better? like the red bits on hasbros, but without them it also looks better and more like chromia...
    windblade... i don't know which is better!!?
     
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    i need clearer pictures
     
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    Vast improvement, just don't know if it enough of an improvement to convince me the pay out $30+shipping for deluxes
     
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    I made an HTS order last week and Windblade was out of stock at the time. Now I'm glad ... I'll be getting all three of these!
     
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    They look really, really good. Chromia's back half of her lightcycle is painted to look more like her G1 cartoon altmode. :) 

    Will go with the Hasbro versions of all three, as I like those well enough, but the Takara paintjobs probably convince some people who might have been in doubt before. :thumb 
     
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    how much do i like G1 Arcee? i just perorder 2 legends Arcee. now i'll wait patiently for them arrive together with IDW Arcee
     
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    There are definitely improvements, but not enough for me to pay that much more for them.
     
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    It's a paradox: how can Windblade look BETTER?

    Someone told me a RUNG pen (from the Convoy pen) would be IMPOSSIBLE because Japan doesn't follow IDW comics. So then how is it possible for Takara JAPAN to do a more accurate IDW COMICS style Windblade? :banghead: 

    I guess RUNG isn't impossible? (If only the fans could forget about Optimus for 5 minutes, I mean! :rolleyes2 ).
     
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    Hated Windblade's figure, but now… dayum!
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

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    Yeah no kidding.

    Chromia though I don't like quite as much, and Arcee's lack of black kind of makes her boring, but hey it's still G1 accurate.

    But yeah Windblade looks incredible.