Harmony Gold suing hasbro over the SDCC Jetfire set

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  1. Dark Skull

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    Way beyond. Their latest episode of explosive diarrhea is a total rip off. DO NOT BUY OR EVEN....."stream" their latest crap! It's nothing but edited, chopped up, a little bit extra added to it, story telling from "Lancer"/Yellow Dancer of the entire "Robotech" series. In short, its a summary from "Yellow Dancer's" point of view. I'd rather watch Macross II on a 24 hour repeat marathon.


    I'd rather watch Twilight.

    If I wasn't so into TFs and had even more disposable income, I'd seriously try to buy back all the 1/48 valks I had. I was only missing max and millia's VF-1Js to complete the entire lineup.
     
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    Correction Tatsunoko only provided extra funding after episode 27. Studio Nue did the animation and all the designs.
     
  3. Razerwire

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    What puzzles me? People actually showed up to their panel at SDCC.

    Why? I will never understand.

    I constantly have to look at my Macross wall to constantly remind myself that not only do I have a love for the series but the wall is a giant F.U. to HG and their efforts to bury Macross.
     
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    I'd say both HasBLO AND DISHarmony Gold are STUPID, whether this case was filed or not. There should be an Encore Jetfire AND VF's from Macross available to us in stores and online NOW. Robotech has been neglected and treated like shit by HG for FAR too long. If it were up to me, the Robotech store would offer things from ALL THREE generations, a Blu-ray set with seemless branching would be out, and THREE trilogies (three films per generation) of live action Robotech films would be on the way. Robotech deserves better.
     
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    what the hell are you talking about? seriously, harmony gold is the ENTIRE bad guy here and they deserve to go down. I will literally run through the streets celebrating the day the macross liscense is liberated from them

    never buy anything robotech related, i'm sorry, you can like it from your childhood memories, but if you give harmony gold a dime, YOU ARE THE PROBLEM. they can continue to exist as long as people give them money, and its wrong
     
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    Yes but that shipping was$50! Average sets total cost have been between $180 and $200 lately.

    Time will soon tell how this lawsuit will affect value. I recently purchased a set from eBay. Missed Metroplex today and doubt I'm winning any TFClub lottery soon!
     
  7. Dark Skull

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    Die hard fans......

    I used to be on Robotech.com, but only to find out if and when they were coming out with the Masterpiece Alpha fighters. Back then, they were my favorite fighters. I still have them all. I stopped short of collecting the Betas.
    Though as my own FU to HG, I bought the "Dark Mospeada" bikes.....and even was lucky enough to score a "Sue Graham" version.
     
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    Oh yeah speaking of Tatsunoko Takara-Tomy happens to own it. And They are very good business friends with Hasbro.

    Harmony Gold did not think this through.
     
  9. Razerwire

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    In fact, here.

    F.U. HG.

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  10. ginrai

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    Okay seriously, you guys already have a thread for bitching about this.

    Some of us LIKE Robotech, regardless of the company that makes it being dickish.
     
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    Nice.
     
  12. Dark Skull

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    I spy something familiar in all that.....

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    ;) 
     
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    If you like Robotech you owe it to yourself to watch Macross.
     
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    Watched it, didn't like it, never finished it. Next.

    Also, don't condescend to me and infer that I "Owe" it to myself to do anything.
     
  15. Razerwire

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    That's fine, you have every right to like whatever you want. Like I said, I salute them for bringing the anime over to begin with and exposing the American audience to it. But sorry, the praise ends there. The damage they've done to the Macross brand deserves every single bit of vitriol coming to them, regardless of whether or not there's another thread about it.

    If they're going to go to ends of the earth to do what they're doing, I'm going to voice my displeasure at them as a company at every single opportunity.
     
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    That's fine, but can you please stick to the actual topic? Rather than cluttering it up with pictures of your toys?

    Macross fans don't like HG, and for valid reasons, but that horse was beaten into a smooth paste a LONG time ago.. Believe me, I really do want you to be able to get the stuff you like in the US, but it does get more than a little bit frustrating that no one can ever even utter the word "Robotech" without Macross fans coming in causing a scene.

    This thread is about HG sueing Hasbro over.. well.. something.. we don't know all the details yet, we likely won't know all the details.. but it's entirely likely that HG is actually legally correct in this suit.
     
  17. Dark Skull

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    Out of 26 pages, only a few posts of toys. That's clutter?
     
  18. Razerwire

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    Cluttering? I posted ONE pic.

    And I addressing HG's practices which includes what's happening here as well as what they're doing to Macross, which is also related as it is about the SDCC Jetfire's likeness to the VF-1S.
     
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    I don't think I am.. I just said you should watch macross.
    You seem to be ragin' bro.

    The real enemy is Harmony gold.
     
  20. ginrai

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    We don't know that, we have hardly any details at all.