Sofubi Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Onslaught24, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Robots ams metals Moderator News Staff

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  2. Lovecraft

    Lovecraft Blue=Sarcasm; Purple=Snarkcasm

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    But why? 
     
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  3. lordmegatron64

    lordmegatron64 War Starter and Crate God

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    ugh, another transformer that DOESN'T transform! Might as well just calling them Formers because they only seem to HAVE 1 FORM!
     
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  4. TFPrime

    TFPrime TFW2005 Supporter

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    any idea why this one is so much cheaper than the original ones that came out that were about 150-200$? The originals were 12".. how big is this one?
     
  5. megabot6969

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    For some reason, the words \"Unwanted Repaint\" come to mind.
     
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  6. rabbit prime

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    Is the chest filled with candy? worth $10 bucks if its filled with some crazy japanese, weird flavored candy.
     
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  7. rabbit prime

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    Is the chest filled with candy? worth $10 bucks if its filled with some crazy japanese, weird flavored candy.
     
  8. Quincy

    Quincy Streak had my Baby.

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    No way this is only $10... There\'s not a Sofubi on the planet that is that cheap.
     
  9. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    Maybe it's $10 to preorder?
     
  10. MartyFeeb

    MartyFeeb Wait... it's a bug?!

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    I guess they couldn't get away with it, but... wouldn't a beer theme make more sense?

    Is there a collector out there who's so into milk that he thinks this is a cool idea? (when a lot of adults are plain lactose intolerant, and there's growing evidence that milk isn't even necessary for a healthy diet)

    I don't think we need more milk propaganda. It's hard not to see this as that.

    Go home Optimus; we don't want your milk. :lol 
     
  11. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    This "arguement" is as old as time and hasn't gained any traction with it.

    Transformers is a franchise, not just a descriptor. There's obviously going to be non-transforming merchandise just like any brand has off-colour merch.
     
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  12. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    at $10 ( assuming the price is correct) it might actually be priced at what it ought to be unlike most vinyls. Mind i still have on interest but at least I will not scoff at the price this time.
     
  13. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's Zvil!"

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    At $10...I'd be tempted, if just for the novelty alone. But since it's coming from Japan, it'll probably be at least $20 after shipping.
     
  14. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    Where is there official, Japanese language website to see this?  Some random Facebook page isn\'t going to help me track this down on Japan.
     
  15. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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     (Source: - https://m.facebook.com/soapstudiohk/#!/soapstudiohk/about/?ref=page_internal&mt_nav=1 ) Ahh, I\'ve just did some basic searching, and it seems that this is NOT Japanese.  I suspected this, due to the lack of hiragana and katakana on the images (it\'s just kanji).  

    I suspect that the price given is not actually Yen, but perhaps Chinese currency?

     
     
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    no way is this $10. the cartoon colored one is $170 on bbts.
     
  17. Herbz

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    The price is in Chinese Yuan, which is about $160 USD. Says it will be on sale at certain locations in Beijing and Guangzhou in the beginning of October.
     
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  18. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    Just to confirm, that this is a CHINESE/Hong Kong based product, so the price is in Chinese Yuuan, not Japanese Yen (as they share similar symbols).

    Thus:

    1080 Chinese Yuan equals 161.89 US Dollars
     
  19. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    This isn't for me...
     
  20. Raiyuki

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    Those proportions are rather rather Dreamwave esque