New Flame Toys Kuro Kara Kuri 2020: Kuro Kara Kuri, Furai Model & Furai Action

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by williammmw, Jul 22, 2020.

  1. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP My personal sense of scale

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    I feel like the proportions are standard, in that this overly cartoonish brute shape is FT’s go-to for Decepticons. Tarn and Megatron both feel overly brutish, and the Fallen already looks generic as it is. This just feels uninspired and goofy, rather than unique. Hulking brutes are a dime-a-dozen in Transformers.
     
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    I already imagine this Lego Maverick, putting his pieces together with each purchased figure, as well as Transmutate and Maccadam.

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    Looks awesome*

    *Sadly tending to agree. There are many elements about it that I love, like the orange LEDs, headsculpt, and articulation. But the proportions are really distracting me. The forearms are simply too long and the legs are too short, and it looks odd. Having identical hands to Tarn annoys me too. Also, why not more flame effects? Seems strange to only be on fire on your shoulders and neck. I still kind of want to get him, but prefer to find a sale of some sort.

    Hopefully Starscream and Jazz are way better.
     
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    They should have lengthened the legs and then he would look dope.
     
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    Yep, that’s really all that’s needed. The potential is there
     
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    I think I came to the conclusion what is bothering me the most about the Fallen:
    Given the high asking price for these toys and that Tarn had already one con exclusive release and 1 (2) reissue(s) (not sure how many reissues he had) this should have payed for the mold already. No need to copy it to produce a halfhearted version of another character.

    What allures me to the Kuro Kara Kuri line is the promise that for the high price they don’t need to make any compromises. This feels like a compromised design. Give me an all new mold for the Fallen. I will buy it without a second thought.
     
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    I think if they extended the legs and made brand new forearms(and hands) for him, he'd look way better
     
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    So no head?
    [​IMG]
     
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    RVDA Toy Designer.

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    I'm not opposed to Fallen being a remold, but it needs to be more extensive then what is the case here. As is he really does just look like he is Tarn possessed by the Fallen. I do really like those changes though.
     
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    Is it me does this look weird his arms are long his hands almost touch his knees he looks deformed but still looks great
     
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    The Fallen being a Tarn remold gave me an interesting head-canon idea.
    Tarn is built to be the perfect Decepticon (A concept taken from the Perfect Decepticon soldiers in Cyberverse) and he was built as such to be the new host body for The Fallen. Once possessed; Tarn would change to look like this figure, hence the included masks.
     
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    How The Fallen has .... fallen.

    In the end Primus had to listen to his accountants .... or Boss Penguin.
     
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    Unlike the pre-order bonus on Megatron, I have to find a way to get this one. A fiery chainsword. Oh my.
     
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    Since, the Fallen is a remold of Tarn, the price should be at least $50 cheaper. I do happen to like this design. Depends on the artist, but he always looked stocky to me, so the proportions of this figure work. You can see in this concept art, he is a chunky monkey.

    Fallenpatlee.jpg
    The Fallen comic 2.jpg

    and because my OCD demands it, here is a comparison with other Fallen figures.
    Transformers The Fallen figure comparisons by Autobahn Jazz.jpg

    Overall, I dig it.
     
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    If a Gundam was the Fallen. (Unicorn Banshee Destroy Mode)
    Gundam Unicorn Banshee Destroyer 2.jpg
     
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    It’d be better if the proportions were closer to MakeToys’ or Iron Factory’s. Although it is pretty crazy that this is the first official version of this Fallen design since the Titanium one in 2006/7

    That’d actually make a pretty good Fallen figure
     
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    Man, I want Hasbro to make a Fallen from this design.
     
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    I like this enough. I am a little concerned that I currently have $1200 of pre-orders with Flame Toys (Black Star Saber, Megatron and Victory Leo) without any of them being released. Star Saber is supposed to be coming this month though.
     
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    I love the character so I was looking for good interpretation, which I think this one does a good job. The thing is, its clearly a Tarn remold and this one is going to be sharing the space right next to my Tarn figure, and its going look redundant (first world problems I guess...)
     
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    lol now you've got me wishing there was a Megaman Zero toyline with a Mino Magnus build a figure.
    Hm good point. While I do wish it was a little more accurate It's not a terrible looking figure and I guess Isn't too far off from the source material. I do wish the waist, chest and head were bigger though and if the calves were longer. I think that would make the figure look a lot better.
     
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