New Photos of TakaraTomy AA-01 Battle Blade Optimus Prime (w/ Matrix)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. SpicyRichter

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    I hope those are just proto images of insecticon. The colours look terrible!
     
  2. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout ...and I'll whisper "No."

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    Holy crap, the Voyager has the guns, the blades, AND the matrix?! And no annoying missiles OR unsecure leg connections?!

    Damnit, I NEED this guy. He's going to be my excuse for not getting the leader class (that, and I can save $20 and still get MORE than the Leader has as well!), plus I can practice my detailing skills because clearly there are paint apps that can be put into place with this guy.
     
  3. primeone

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    sa weet and its a voyager hasbro will you never stop amazing us with new and closer versions of characters we already own
     
  4. bignick1693

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    that is amazing how the voyager looks 10x more better than a leader size.
     
  5. blackout501st

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    the battle blades prime looks like the voyager prime trying and *IMO* failing to be the leader mold. the legs are just too scrawny for me. id half to see a review before i picked that one up.

    the incecticon looks kick ass though
     
  6. Waverider

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    There will me many lost matrix from this prime. I bet 10 -15 years down the road, the matrix will cost as much as the figure in the after market. :p 
     
  7. Lewa1267

    Lewa1267 COME TO THE SABBATH

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    That Optimus is so awesome. A matrix? HIS GUNS? HE STILL HAS HIS SWORDS? A MINI LEADER OPTIMUS? SOLD!
     
  8. Ravenxl7

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    While I'm perfectly happy with the Leader figure I have, there's a small part of me that can't help thinking "Why didn't I wait and get this instead". Oh well, knowing Hasbro this'll inevitably get at least a good several repaints. I'll wait and get one of those.

    The Insecticon looks interesting, but not buy-worthy. Would have made a better Legends figure, imo.
     
  9. badbot98

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    i wonder if the matrix is only gonna be in the japan version
     
  10. ComicGuy89

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    The Battle Blade Prime looks great. I hope the Matrix would be expanded in the third film and TF3 Movie Prime will come with it. That would be extremely awesome.
     
  11. Ravenxl7

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    It's definitely going to be a feature both Hasbro and Takara versions will have. It seemed to be one of the more emphasized details about the toy when it was revealed during Toy Fair. The only difference will probably be the paint apps (much like the Leader figures).
     
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    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Voyager OP looks...ehhh. Skinny legs, bad looking guns, and a huge backpack. You know, I'd much rather put the $20 towards a LEADER Buster Prime. This looks like a cheap rip-off/poor mans version of Buster Prime.

    As for Insecticon, he looks cool. He looks like he has about the same pose-ability as Skystalker, which is fantastic. The colors are iffy though. Nothing some metallic paint can't fix.
     
  13. Rayzilla Prime

    Rayzilla Prime I RIP ALL MY RAZE!

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    Hm. When I noticed the new Voyager Prime has the guns, I started to lean towards getting him. Now that I've noticed he has the Matrix, I'm leaning even further. A video review is all I need to make the decision.
     
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    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    I'll but the voyager prime. He's cool and I am a sucker for Movie Prime.
     
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    Got to admit I am really impressed with that voyager Prime, I thought it was the Leader mold until i read again and rechecked it.
     
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    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    And here I thought Buzz Lightyear had his head up his own ass before.
     
  17. Rogzilla

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    I love this voyager mold and I am going to get it. It is going to look great with my Voyager Megatron and Starscream!

    I wonder, now that the mold is so similar to the leader one...will we get a more badass leader Prime on movie 3? Lets be honest, if there is this figure that has guns, swords and the Matrix, but the more expensive option lacks any of them, I think more people will be encouraged to get the voyager (which I am sure they will rerelease for TF3). They will really have to do something cool to make the Leader worth the $25 extra.
     
  18. FanimusMaximus

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    Im digging the Prime and Insecticon figs!
     
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    I think Movie 3 Prime is going to have a very different look otherwise why make such an ultimate version now for this design - if he's not going to get a new look in some way in the new movie.
     
  20. Alienbot

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    So that's where he put it after the film.