Japanese Hobby Magazines Summary

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Dec 26, 2007.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Veteran

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    http://www.transformertoys.co.uk/co...ws.++Encore+Skylinx+differences+and+more.html

    Highlights:

    - Encore Sky Lynx will have a bit more detail, especially around his eyes and his interior.
    - USA Edition Starscream will use the Japanese mold as opposed to the one used for the US release, which had some slight changes to the tailfins.
    - Incinerator's Japanese release will be much closer to the Ospreys shown in the Movie, being a different colour and having a tampo with the numbers on the side that match the ones seen in the Movie.
     
  2. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Any pics?
     
  3. flamingunicron

    flamingunicron Well-Known Member

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    when do the classics come out in japan?
     
  4. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    Uh, why the hell call it USA edition if it's not actually going to be the US version?
     
  5. Max-prime

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    sounds better ?
     
  6. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm Good Morning, Weather Hackers! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I dunno, ask that red Armada Thrust USA edition that we never saw in this country.

    I only have the "true USA" MP Starscream, can someone enlighten me on what changes were made to the tailfins? I don't see anything obvious on mine.
     
  7. Rod

    Rod No Silly Robot User Name

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    Yup because it sounds better than "Oops We really Screwed The Pooch On The Last One" Edition
     
  8. soundwaveCA

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    Good thing they announced the details of the Ospray before he was released, might just pick up the Takara/Tomy one instead.
     
  9. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Cheers for that info, I'm gonna have to wait and see on the Osprey now.
     
  10. Tell_Story

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    They consider the G1 colors the USA Edition.
     
  11. PoweredConvoy

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    As far as I see the only difference is the little 'points' on the vertical stabilizers are longer and more pointed on the Japanese version (it's not noticeable unless you have them side by side).

    Randy
     
  12. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Food Truck or BMW Moderator

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    Takara must've read my mind on the Osprey. I'll save my money for that release. ^_^
     
  13. Ra88

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    10 to 1 they won't pick up on the improvements of the Starscream mold.
     
  14. _Flashback_

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    Good news about the Osprey, waiting on Jap pics like everyone else.
     
  15. Feralstorm

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    I thought that might be it. Looks like some sharp points were blunted a bit. If that's the price for not poking my skin or catching my clothes, I'm all for it. :) 
     
  16. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    yep, but we decided to not show them off to anyone. we aren't trying to always encourage more people to join our site or anything, so we figured it wasn't necessary. :p 
     
  17. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Improvements were already apparent when they released Skywarp, there's nothing to worry about.
     
  18. Railguard

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    They look cool enough.
     
  19. Ra88

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    Didn't the Hasbro version have more since some Skywarps still had issues?
     
  20. lord ginrai

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    Any scans on this yet? I REALLY want to see the Japanese Classics Starscream!