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. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    Forest Battle Voyager Prime = Bought! :D 
     
  2. Deadend

    Deadend Spark of Creation

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    Definitely going to have to get my hands on that guy. Any prime that can have a matrix in his chest is win in my book.

    In fact it's the only thing I don't like about the protector armor from fans project. If they managed to get a matrix in that too. Oh lordy would I just scream with delight.
     
  3. Quickdraw

    Quickdraw Combaticon Warrior

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    That insecticon looks wicked!
     
  4. einis

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    oh man , I definitely need to get that prime.
     
  5. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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    I will get this ONLY if the Unite for Universe parts get released for this mold. Damn cancellation.
     
  6. Bgrngod

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    The Unite for the Universe parts are designed to combine on the original Prime Voyager mold. Not this new mold. I doubt they'd go and modify them or redesign them to fit this one.
     
  7. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    Looks like a win voyager. I'll probably pick it up despite already having the Leader Prime!
     
  8. magmatron

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    Did we even see proto pics of that figure? Maybe it was canceled so they can redesign it to fit with the new prime:thumbs2: !
     
  9. Digilaut

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    I think we did see proto pics..
     
  10. Bgrngod

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    Yeah, we saw much more than Proto pics of it: Optimus Prime (Unite for the Universe) - ROTF Main Line - Transformers Resources

    These are damn near "Holy crap in production and just pulled out of a box!" pics. It's a shame they couldn't get those pieces to form back together into a workable alt-mode and Jetfire bot-mode. Even if it had to parts form that would have been fantastic.

    And I don't think this was actually cancelled. The latest was that it had been delyed: http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers...prime-and-megatron-officially-delayed-169431/

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  11. Excelsior Prime

    Excelsior Prime Autobot Leader

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    When is BB Prime going to be released?
     
  12. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    I may be seeing things here, but it kinda looks to me like the matrix is attached to some sort of transparent 'energon axe' thingy.

    My other theory is that maybe there's an LED somewhere that shines light through it.
     
  13. Chap

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    Wow, I'll be retiring my old Movie Voyager Prime when this comes out. A bit too much kibble on the back, but at least it looks like the kibble is neatly placed, and not just truck parts awkwardly hanging off his back. Buy!

    Insecticon, I can see BW Blackarachnia Radicons now! Another buy!

    Headmaster Buzz Lightyear! Cool, but pass.
     
  14. deqalb

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    This is great, a voy ROTF Prime! now crossing fingers for a slightly-modified-for-less-back-kibble-and-also-in-silver-tempo voyager Meg.
     
  15. Sidewave

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    I was going to order the tfc 005 set for my leader op but now that i've seen pics for that voyager i can get it for $10 less and get two guns instead of one, and a matrix... this is gonna be a tough decision
     
  16. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    If the matrix on that Voyager Prime is removable, I hope someone just reproduces it, and we can buy it from them..
     
  17. closetrat

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    Bored at work, tried my hand at providing the complete zoomed image via MS Paint:

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    If there's any interest, I'll do the others as well...
     

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    Transfrom 114 Mattimus

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    let's just hope that the new voyager prime is in scale with voyager meagtron
     
  19. RedAlert Rescue

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    I don't think that it will change 'much' but as i've mentioned before I noticed that Optimus has one sword and one gun in the 1st Movie and 2 swords and 2 guns in the second movie and I see potential to modify him again further.

    Such as some missile launchers or some weapons in vehicle mode. and if they were reflected in the toy that would require a further change to the toys.

    Sort of like the difference between 2007 Concept Camero Bumblebee's toy and the latest Bumblebee deluxe with movable face and weapon arms.

    I can see Optimus getting additional weapons and that being reflected in remolds or new molds for the toys (especially if he gets vehicle mode weapons).
     
  20. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Hmm...the gold plastic doesn't seem that bad. It's that lighter "golden-honey" colored plastic. Hopefully it holds up because they made EVERY damn joint out of the stuff.

    If the plastic fails and he become a pile of Optimus Prime body parts, then I'm going to be VERY PISSED OFF. This figure seems fantastic and having gold plastic at every joint just seems...idiotic. They should have just used more of that light gray plastic instead. It would have matched better anyways, especially in the lower legs.