Generations Select Abominus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by analogue, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. Requiem Prime

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    Like Volcanicus, I wish there was some sign they'd crank out this option back when we had every reason to assume POTP was all we were gonna get.
     
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    ConvoyPrime2000 The guy who love drawing and digibash

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    Probably another "Unite Warriors" style treatment
     
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  3. Dachande

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    That wouldn't make sense to tell people a different option is on the horizon when that would possibly keep them from buying the current option.
     
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    They really need to start all over again with the combiners using today's technology instead of re-releasing older molds over and over again...
     
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    It’s most likely an Abominus repaint, buuuuut I did recently buy the Fansproject Monstructor set - so it’ll probably end up being Monstructor.
     
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    The purple they're using for the background makes me think Selects Abominus will have his colors from that one G1 episode everyone keeps posting.

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    PLEASE tell me we'll get a reissue of UW Computron shortly afterwards...
     
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    I am. One of my biggest disappointments in Transformers collecting, if not my biggest disappointment, is that TakaraTomy didn't release a Unite Warriors style version of Abominus and just released Hasbro's. I never thought they would do this after all this time, but here we are. Almost every time there was a new Generation Selects release from TakaraTomy, I would hope for or lament the lack of a cartoon accurate Abominus.
     
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    I’m happy that this is (probably) getting released for those that want a more cartoon accurate Abominus. But I’m fine with my Hasbro version and almost certainly will pass unless it’s somehow massively better than I’m expecting.
     
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    PoweredConvoy Randy

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    PotP Abominus never fit in with the others in this display. Will be very happy to replace him.

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    Accurate Takara Abominus aside, that Battle Gaia repaint would be a great compliment to the excellent Baldigus UNITE WARRIORS set I have in my collection from afew years ago.
     
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  11. Cal

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    News flash: PotP Abominus' feet can also tilt.
     
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    Oh yeah, I forgot.
    I just think the Grimlock ones look better with the claws.
     
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  13. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Uhh...That's the whole point of Takaratomy's Generations selects label... :lol 
     
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    I'm really happy to see this coming and I'm definitely in! He'll be a great match to all my other Takara combiners!
     
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    I think it's cool to get an anime accurate one, but I have to agree with some of the past posts like @TFanPage101. The combiner wars system is 6 years old and quite dated compared to the figures we are currently getting. I think after this set, I think we should chill on Combiners for about a decade at least, and then we can start talking updated combiners with Hastak.
     
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    I’m only interested in monstructor or dimpling.
     
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    I dunno who that is, but it sounds adorable.
     
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    Auto correct is a bitch.

    But that may now be my new name for dinoking
     
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    You know, did anyone ever stop to consider that Takara might release Hun-Gurrr alone? The teaser silhouette only shows the torso, not the whole combiner. And with Abominus' chest and head the only significant deviance from the cartoon for accuracy, there's no reason to re-release the rest of the team. What else could Takara change? Does anyone else think this theory has merit?
     
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