Legendary Optimus Prime (Oversized and Retooled Evasion Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Cheem The Rup, Jul 26, 2018.

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  1. dCon

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    IDW-lookin one? Do you mean the model kit by Flame Toys? Something else maybe? Thanks :) 

    Its a Sold in Japan only exclusive. But i dont know why that matter but ts being released tomorrow i believe though

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    You cant possibly know that without having them both in hand. Truth. It is very likely though lol
     
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  2. jru42287

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    I want to say the one I'm thinking of is called Orion? I forget the company that made it, though.
     
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  3. Shin Densetsu

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    I don't think this thing was ever meant to compete with Wei Jiang's commander. I think the real idea behind it was that someone at Takara thought it would be cool to make a new Evasion Prime mode that was the same size as the TLK/AOE leaders but with the cool mask gimmick that Armor Knight and Calibur Prime have. It's not accurate to the Prime design in the Bumblebee movie but as a 1-off movie tie-in figure, I think it's neat and can see why it's a Takara-led initiative. They're banking on movie hype and an accurate Prime to Bumblebee's movie will probably come later in the Studio Series line as a voyager.

    To say that Wei Jiang's Commander figure is better is stating the obvious. And Takara wasn't going to make the MSRP less than TLK leaders when it's the same size as them.
     
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    Toy World’s Orion! I have that figure. It was based off of IDW’s design before the current one. The CGI version in this new Bumblebee trailer reminds me of that figure.
     
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    Add one more picture of BB-02 and TLK-15
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    That thing looks impressive! I will be getting this.
     
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    Can the hands on Legendary Prime grip the gun good or are they loose?
     
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    Mmmmmm Optimus * drools * 
     
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    Wow! very nice pics! now to wait for payment confirmation from HLJ! 
     
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    I think you are right! Thanks!!! Awesome!
     
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    Hey, any idea on shipping for this guy from HLJ?
     
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    I kind of forgot I pre-ordered this guy, but I think I'll keep him!
     
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    Hand gun is okay. Can't hold shield.
     
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    That's the one!
     
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    Video review from Kevin Liu is up:

     
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    I wish bigbadtoystore carried it
     
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    Im in Asia so im not sure about US ..sorry
     
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    Got my payment notification for this guy just now, so hopefully should ship soon!
     
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    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Me too~~ ! Excited. looks like a great new toy.
     
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    Woo! Shipping notice! I wish he was a little taller but that video review still got me excited for him.
     
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