MP11 - Starscream

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by rex21, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. Golden Age

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    I thought that was the original MP Starscream with new accessories. It still has that elevated head? I was hoping they would take some inspiration from the simplicity of the classics mold.
     
  2. Lycanthropic Tendencies

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    I know how I feel. Ecstatic. I was one of those who really wasn't happy with the Kawamori changes and updated jet over bot likeness, which imo still puts it at odds with all the other MPs (Megatron still tries for character likeness), so even though I reluctantly bought and converted the originals, I would happily buy these to show my appreciation of TakaraTomy finally getting it right (imo).
    Of course that's IF TakaraTomy are changing it back to proto style.
     
  3. Matty

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    Did you expect something else? This is what we do.
     
  4. Transbot90210

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    Thanx for the pics.


    Annnnnnnd sold!
     
  5. Valkysas

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    So, given it has the cornation set, the "new MP Starscream" is actually the one that was solicited before Kawamori overhauled the design. The announcement drawings for that had the crown too.
     
  6. ex dtw2003

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    To those saying MP needs to end:

    What about those of us who don't have any of the old molds?? And don't want to pay exhorbitant aftermarket prices?

    Is this the MP longtime collectors are looking for? Maybe not, but the possiblity of me (and other new collectors) having a shot at getting an MP SS is good news. I'm psyched.

    The ONLY thing that will dampen this excitement is if he is more than a little out of scale with the previous MP mold. I fully expect this guy to be released stateside at ~$70. And at that price I am so in.
     
  7. RedHeadKevin

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    ...called it. It still looks pretty sweet though, but I'm not sure how well the hinged plastic cape will work.
     
  8. Grimwing

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    That starscream I can wait for the Hasbro release of. Especially if the yen continues to skyrocket over the U.S. dollar.

    Looks cool though, I approve of the sculpted posable cape over a fabric one. Its just a bit more fitting on a toy capturing a Animation look.
     
  9. ex dtw2003

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    Except that the Kapow site is blocked so all I get is [x] :( 
     
  10. Keith Prime

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    Uh, guys, the original poster of the pic did credit Kapow Toys:

     
  11. Transbot90210

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    Taking a closer look everything seems to be the same as the Original SS except the hip kibble and the Coronation set.
     
  12. megatroptimus

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    The feet looks squarish too. And there's a new heel support it seems.
     
  13. ex dtw2003

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    All I can say is: bring this stateside NAO! lol.
     
  14. Omnius

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    The folks who keep reposting the pic might want to mirror it too, rather than hotlinking directly to Kapow's site.

    Makes my TakTom USA Edition seem like a bargain at £45, especially taking into the account the price of the 3rd-party coronation kit.
     
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    I agree. Differences are very subtle. Now I'm questioning if this will just fit in with my Igear seekers...
     
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    This. I will not complain about buying this MP once it comes States side for the greatly reduced American MP price :) 


    You know what Takara just did (which is what I say will be the only way to stop 3rd party groups) They put out the iGear version of the MP Seekers which means I will now wait to see how far this goes and then top it off with the iGear stuff a few years from now.

    Good on you Takara, as with every relationship, give us what we desire and we will not look elsewhere.
     
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    Of all the things they're changing, they aren't touching the wing hinges.

    I will likely pass on this for that reason alone.
     
  18. MegaPrime33

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    It's clearly been said before, I agree with the statement of doing a yet to be released figure rather than a character that's been done to death. I mean I get it that Prime, Megs, and Screamer are arguably the more popular and more than likely sell better, but since this line still exists after doing characters like Rodimus and Grimlock, I think it's ok to start delving into different characters. I long for the day of seeing an accurate Galvatron, or a Shockwave. Or even Soundwave, which will then allow remakes to be made of him including different tapes. Think outside the box.
     
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    MP Soundwave Blaster and Shockwave are rumoured to be coming out through Fanstoys.

    MP Galvatron is what insiders are heavily hinting at for another Takara MP.
     
  20. TCracker

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    Don't forget Magnus :D