Takara Dramatic Capture Series

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by fartsniffer42, Oct 3, 2023.

  1. butz

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    On the fence about whether to keep or cancel the pre order. I like the shade of purple for Shockwave, but the backpack color throws off any improvement to cartoon accuracy.. in bot mode at least, as I guess it helps with alt mode. The upcoming Marvel Shockwave doesn't factor into this for me.
    Soundwave looks good, especially with the red on his forearms, but my Netflix Soundwave has not significantly yellow yet and is the figure I'm least concerned about replacing with this set.
    My ER Megatron has yellowed, but I've never been thrilled with the mold, going back to the Siege version- which I outright dislike.
     
  2. johnny48

    johnny48 Shockwave’s biggest simp

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    They really need a new Megatron head. If SS86 Megatron is a retool, he better not have either headsculpt. The Siege one has a weird face without his iconic cheekbones and the Earthrise one has a dorky G2 inspired helmet (which was clearly meant for the gen-selects G2 version) Neither really scream Megatron to me.

    It’s sad that the Core version has a better head than both of them.
     
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  3. Sandstormer

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    Interesting that the silver really brings out the details on Soundwave's arms, which weren't so obvious on the Netflix version. Personally I prefer figures a little less greebly, but I can't deny the paint looks great.
     
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  4. VictoryBot93

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    Seriously, this is me with EVERY DAMN FIGURE THAT I WANT. It's why I haven't gotten anything since my Legacy Bulkhead yellowed, I'm just too paranoid even on things like this set. I wanna go in confident but I just.......can't anymore. :( 
     
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    Aw slag, they look great! Grrr, I wish someone would leak SS86 Megatron and that Leader Soundwave before I jump any guns here…

    (And worse, I got serious real-life payments to deal with, too…)
     
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  6. johnny48

    johnny48 Shockwave’s biggest simp

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    I know it probably wasn’t, but does it look like Shockwave’s hose was lengthened to anyone else? I’ve never been able to extend the arm on my Siege one that far.
     
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    Ngl, I prefer the originals, but that box is gorgeous
     
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  8. Alpha3

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    The front box art is better looking than what is in the box. Glad I didn\'t preorder this.
     
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  9. ScorponokIsHere

    ScorponokIsHere He is Arrived Indeed

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    86 Megatron is next year's product, so I'd take care of any real life stuff for now. No leaks until probably 12-16 months from now.
     
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    need earthrise optimus prime in this line yesterday
     
  11. edjodapro2468

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    Holy crap. Thats beautiful, its so reminicent of old takara releases on the back, the front art is stunning, and the old Tf Logos?!? So epic!
     
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  12. Nemesisprime1975

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    Okay so someone posted ss86 megatron leaked. Are there any pics?

    I agree we already got the throne and versions of all three main figs and laserbeak but they all still look great.

    I could order from bbts but I might wait and see if someone else gets it. If they don't I'm okay
     
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    Looks nice! The paint apps on Laserbeak are well done.
     
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  14. Foster

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    The 2025 computer listing for SS86 Megatron leaked and as such it'll be a year or so from now before photos leak.
     
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  15. Nemesisprime1975

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    Ah okay. I thought I had missed out on a megs pic lol
     
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  16. Nemesis Scourge

    Nemesis Scourge Unicron's finest

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    Hmm, I don't have this set on preorder, cause I wanted to see in hand pictures - I kinda felt "betrayed" by Takara when the first Beast Wars Again Set was released and the final products did not feature the exact deco "promised" on the promo pictures. I was happy with the final results on both toys, but I was expecting a bit more from Takara...

    And the same goes for this set - overall nice, but nice enough to double dip on these molds? Especially with a new Soundwave and Shockwave coming up this year. I can forgive Megatrons upper thighs not being painted silver or choosing a darker shade of grey, but on Shockwave the barrelparts/backpack as well as the thighs and feet look super cheap. And the same kinda goes for Soundwave, those light parts really clash in tapedeck mode.

    And who knows if these will not start to yellow like the previous uses - Takara could not fix this with some of their Premium Finish releases...
     
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    All hail Megatron 
     
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    I REALLY hope Takara makes more stuff like this it\'s really cool!
     
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  19. johnny48

    johnny48 Shockwave’s biggest simp

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    In a perfect universe where the unpaintable plastic was painted for this set, we’d never know if one of these figures ever yellowed…
     
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  20. Grun Gast

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    Hm? Were there some Premium Finish releases that also had that yellowing problem?