MP-03 Starscream design pics???

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Fit For natalie, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. Razerwire

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    Well the prices of the THS-01 have dropped considerably so I guess it isn't doing that well???
     
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    Well, they did pass on Magnus... 'Course there's reasons for that as well, but the bottom line is that they said no to a Hasbro version... :( 
     
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    And there's no mainline figures in Japan, so I imagine the fans can spend more on one figure.

    RW...I feel like I have spent my day off with you...:lol 
     
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    true. theyre all abt the micro-zination(?) over there.

    but still, MP convoy has been gagging for a sparring partner in his size class.
     
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    If this does turn out to be more than just cool linework on a piece of paper, then he shall be mine. And the boards definitely need a 'drool' icon. :D 

    Maybe BotConners from last year can comment on how what little can be seen looks against the 'NeoG1/Classic' Screamer images that were shown there?
     
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    Uhhh... That doesn't sound right at all...:lol 
     
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    Please please please please please please please please PLEASE LET THIS BE RELEASED!

    It amuses me that throughout TF history, Megatron never gets to stay the same, but his subordinate that usually gets killed is always kept the same, which is a distinction shared only by Optimus Prime... And now the best line of TFs will include Starscream before Megatron... Not that I'd want a pistol the size of a Masterpiece toy. Starscream should be absolutely awesome.

    The only question here is... MP-04, Thundercracker or Skywarp? PLACE BETS NOW!
     
  8. The621

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    When did they say the release for MP-03 Starscream was?
     
  9. Razerwire

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    Skywarp... A giant black and purple F-15 would be H-O-T...
     
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    Dear god don't let it be released before july at least.....
     
  11. SydneyY

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    BTW why does that picture say "Takara"? Isn't it supposed to be "TakaraTomy"?
     
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    My main beef with MP Prime has always been truck mode. Everything was sacrificed to make MP Prime's robot mode the most Gundam-esque, beefiest mech they could. Honestly the G1 toy has a much more accurate/realistic truck mode. (Vehicle mode has always been the most important thing to me, and I dislike most "fake" vehicles--HotRod is a rare exception)

    BUT---Starscream I have high hopes for, because there's F-15's in Japan, and the JASDF has always seemed to be very cooperative to most any Japanese company that wants to research/reference their F-15's. So I wouldn't be surprised if right now there's some Takara engineers on base measuring and photographing an F-15J to make Starscream molds. (or more likely, they already were there) Though I do wonder how the plane's belly will look, it'd take some AMAZING engineering to make an accurate F-15 belly transform into a seeker's chest and legs.

    I'll be waiting for the Thundercracker repaint of course. (It'd cost too much for all of them, my #2 would be Skywarp)

    The only real concern I'd have about making Dirge etc would be the conehead, since an "accurate" Starscream should have the nosecone completely fold into his spine, not point out backwards from his skull.

    I will be ordering the JP version, as the US version will inevitably have either the nosecone, missiles, or fin tips shortened/rubberized etc.
     
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    OMG. I can't frigging wait......this is gonna be SWEEEEEEEEEET.
     
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    Could be this thing was in the works before the merger??? Or it could be a fake...
     
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    Sounds like a hell of a cool idea, but...

    the real question is - Will MP Starscream have a black helmet and light grey face like every other Takara figure of G1 Starscream, or will he have a more cartoon-accurate dark gray helmet with a medium-gray face (as seen on the Hasbro HOC PVC) ?

    Not like it's a deal-breaker or anything. :) 
     
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    This apparently being from the packaging of THS-02, and THS-02 being released this month - the toys released in March should be the last ones coming out under the "Takara" name. All toys after that should be "Takara Tomy".
     
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    Please make it, Please make it!!!!!
     
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    Here's a thought: Hasbro said they wanted to expand alternators. What if this MP figure is really just a bigger alternator/binaltech figure, but since it might look EXACTLY like g1 starscream, they decided to call it a MP instead.
     
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    Thank you, as always you know everything :D