Hot Rodimus out now in Japan (made of plastic)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by RED PRIME, Oct 26, 2006.

  1. Turnman

    Turnman Well-Known Member

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    Mine was shipped today according to HLJ. Couldn't resist Hot Rodimus and my MP SS (I love this toy!) needed someone to fight .

    I'll probably try to sell the girl though, no interest in her.
     
  2. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    Just asking..there was never any official word...no need to go all pissy caps on me...gesh
     
  3. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    the last Kissplayer was officially non-metal, and its mentioned in reviews quoted in this very thread. and all caps does not designate pissy, it calls attention so that hopefully more people will see and thus, the question won't get asked every other post.
     
  4. Subotnik

    Subotnik Please Stand By.

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    So wait, this thing is all metal right?
     
  5. Foster

    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    No, it's more of a polka. :lol 
     
  6. dasaffe

    dasaffe Morrissey Fan

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    I know Hasbro said no Alternator Rodimus, but I've got to believe this repaint/remold will be the first one in the hopper for the Alternator relaunch in 08.

    The only thing that I could see causing problems would be that the Ford GT will by then be a somewhat distant memory (isn't 06 the last year they're selling the handful they make?).

    Although I guess the movie toys could be a smashing success and we won't see classic-styled robots in the toyline for 5-10 years. We'll see.

    Either way, I'm not shelling out 50-80 bucks for the thing.
     
  7. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    I just want the fishing rod. Hasbro should find a way to release that with a figure over here- hell, even a movie figure or something.
     
  8. j3

    j3 Hampton Yount is my Crow T. Robot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Must find job so I can get back to ordering expensive Japanese Transformers
     
  9. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    Oh GREAT! *faints!* Someone please get me a chair! :lol 
     
  10. RED PRIME

    RED PRIME Well-Known Member

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    I have not seen Kiss Convoy here yet and Hot rodimus is made of plastic, not Die-cast. Their was only 2 Hot Rodimus at Toys R Us yesterday.
     
  11. LigerPrime

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    Man, the toy looks great but I'm embarassed and disgusted by the box! Its like border-line porn or something...
     
  12. Bigd

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    I found a loose rodimus prime on ebay for $65 total with shipping. THey have a lot of convoys to. :Gouki: 
     
  13. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    Why care about a box's packaging when it is secondary when you have a GREAT toy? I suppose that should be priority.. :sly: 
     
  14. Predaking

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    I will definitely pick this one up, even if I have to pay the import price.
     
  15. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

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    I agree its a great toy but I don't like the direct TakaraTomy is going with regards to promoting the line...its like "adult-themed".
     
  16. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Veteran

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    My solution to the Kissplay line:

    1. Buy Kissplay Convoy, Rodimus, Autolooper, and any that may come out...
    2. Remove the contents from the boxes...
    3. Trash/burn/rip apart/destroy/blow up the boxes... I do that to my ALT boxes anyways...
    4. Sell the girl figures to anyone who wants them... If there are no buyers, refer to solution #3 with the girl figures...
    5. Incorporate the bots into my Alternators collection... Since we're unlikely to get Hot Rod/Rodimus or Autolooper in the ALT line, it will be easy to incorporate them... Plus they don't have die cast like BT did...
    6. Take my ALT OP and make him into ALT Magnus...
    7. Make my KP Convoy take the place of ALT OP...
    8. Be happy...
     
  17. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    I pre-ordered him when he was announced. I can't wait to get him. I don't like the box much either, but I understand that its popular over there. And I have no beef with those of you who do like it. A matter of personal tastes, really. And since Hasbro may not make one, I can overlook the box and enjoy the toy. I'm gonna open him and display him anyway. This is my first Kiss-Play toy. (I only collect Alts and their Japanese varients that Hasbro doesn't make). I'm actually glad in a way, at least my Roddy will have a nice paintjob ;) 

    The box however, is doomed to the back of the closet. :horse: 
     
  18. Xcandescent

    Xcandescent TRUKKS are the new MUNKYS

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    I would love to purchase Hot Rodimus with the fishing rod, but there's no way I'm spending money to support Kiss-Players. Period.

    -XCN-
     
  19. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    I'll go with option 2, 5 & 8! *I suppose this is the most important point* :D 

    In my opinion, KP line isnt that hard to stomach. I was pretty upset initially when they didnt incorporate Diecast metal into making these cars but I'd since got over it. To me, the priority lies in getting Hotrodimus, other factors aint gonna affect me much.

    The direction's clear: It's EITHER you get it or you dont & since I opted for choice #1, I'm just gonna love this figure & BE HAPPY! :wink: 
     
  20. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Has anybody ever noticed how things from Japan are automatically cool in the eyes of western nerds?


    (THEORETICAL) Hasbro "Our Alternators Rodimus has a fishing rod, just like the movie, that turns into a wrist blaster!"

    Fans: "That's lame and cheesy! That's just a pathetic attempt to get 'down' with the fans. I hate you, Hasbro!"


    Takara: "Our KissPlay chinese karate padlock girl comes with a giant fishing rod that can be formed into some sort of laser weapon that can attach onto this transforming car thing that's included in the package."

    Fans: "WOW THAT FISHING ROD IS SO COOL!"