Takara Generations Selects God Neptune

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  1. Bass X0

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    This isn't just bad, its a very special kind of bad for a writer to even come up with such a concept, let alone justify it as a pack-in story and have it approved and published. The dialogue I can put down to the translator translating the text straight from the Japanese without altering any of the words or adding flavor to make it more appealing to an english speaking fan. But even if the dialogue were tailor written to be appealing to us, just the entire concept is haphazard and confusing. I have nothing against the Japanese; I'm a fan of Urusei Yatsura and that show includes the line "let's put weird and weird together and make it even weirder" in its theme song. But this is just a whole mess that I do not like.
     
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  2. DecepticusPrime

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    So is god neptune the hero here even though he stole a bunch of matrixes? Im lost
     
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    And people said the aligned continuity was confusing.
     
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    true...i wonder what he's going for these days. not looking to put down a lot for a fist.
     
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    I'm not sure you could make segregation by color appearing to any reasonable person in the western world.
     
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    Beautiful art. It made less sense when I could read it. I know it's a translation but I doubt very much was lost in translation.
     
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    "next is that purple guy's purple matrix" at least he's to the point lol
     
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    Anyone that has a Lobclaw figure, Can you find a way to make a hammer using his weapons and gestalt fist. If there is a way to make a hammer, Lowbhammer's could be named "Lovehammer"
     
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    Dude, you're entitled to your own opinion, but I think these comics have been neat. Also, they're online only, so if you don't like them don't click the links and look at them.
     
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    Hmmmm... There might be a possibility of a \"Lobhammer\" figure... 

    Only time will tell.
     
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    I like white convoy, he seems like the guy who would be a blast having a snowball fight with
     
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    I like white convoy, he seems like the guy who would be a blast having a snowball fight with
     
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    Wait if it's "Lowbhammer" I'm calling him "Lowblow."
     
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    I mean... these comics are nonsense. They've always BEEN nonsense. Everything is canon, everything is connected to everything else in some way, retcons on retcons on retcons.

    I always wonder whether Sakamoto has any input in the decos of the toys that come out. He did a few fill-in issues of MTMTE and has done some fanart on his own accord... so I wonder if he's the reason for some of the IDW characters as Japan-exclusive toys? Grand Galvatron's Wandering Roller, for example, was clearly mean't to hlbe the IDW character, owing to his colourscheme being based on him, the IDW character appearing in shilouette in the comics and the Grand Galvatron team being compromised of characters that are otherwise each from different continuties. In fact, the early chapters seem to be working on the assumption that Tarn's true identity was Roller, backtracking and making Wandering Roller the Sunbow drone when Tarn was revealed to be Glitch. It wouldn't be the first time that Sakamoto jumped the gun on a DJD-orientated plot-twist (he did fanart of "The Pet" being present with the first Vos... a later plot-twist revealed them to be the same character).

    Similarly, G2 Megatron's Headmaster being BW Megatron and his weapon being Noble/Savage is a weird but cool reference that only really makes sense in context of Sakamoto's technically canon gag comics. I wonder if the later influenced the former?
     
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    Will the translation be correct? because according to TFWIKI it is called "Lawbhammer", not Lowbhammer, yes ... it seems that the Japanese made a pun there. The page had already been created before a translation appeared.

    Lawbhammer - Transformers Wiki

    On the repainting, hopefully it is a reality, I had previously theorized that on my Facebook page, in addition that several fans always wondered "why are they 5?", "Don't they come with weapons like the G1?", "Where is Lobclaw? "
     
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    Oh me achin’ head... So People Convoy and others are working with Omegatron or something, and God Neptune is fighting against Omegatron and cuts White Convoy in half... and then WC decides to fight in spark alongside GN against the others and they cut Omegatron in half as the other Seacons come back to life and suddenly I smell pennies and my brain is on fire...
     
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    Well let's not forget this is likely the same Takara with the same leadership (Japan is a meritocracy, people stay in charge until they are on their deathbed) who saw the manga made for KISS players and went "Yeah that is perfectly fine for a toyline made for kids and otaku." :D 

    You are not alone there... I also got confused, he asks for help from Snaptrap, then right away starts to insult him by saying he is a god and he is only a king (as if those were anything more than fancy names, they are both the same combiner) so Snaptrap just gets annoyed and leaves.
    Oh and apparently the stupid vertical-cutting-in-half is NOT fatal and Megatron just reforms as if nothing happened?
    I also fail to see why any Straxuses would be helping Megatron. Did this writer ever read Marvel? Straxus looked down on Megatron as a failure (he spent millions of years deactivated on the Ark after failing to kill Prime, while Straxus ruled Cybertron all that time) and tried to take over his body.
    I assume the "Creation Matrix" is the green one because that's what the Matrix and its energy was colored like in the Marvel comics.
    But the comic lost me there with the weird ghosts appearing out of nowhere, so Blue Convoy is still alive and can fire his cannon even as a ghost? And White Convoy possesses the sword of his killer and helps him? UGH.

    There is a thin line between "fun" and "utter nonsense".
    If they were making a fun parody comic, I would not complain. I am after all, a fervent fan of BW2 exactly because of its sillynes.
    But this tries to be some epic story with character deaths and universes at stake while also being just utterly bonkers.

    I think this writer read the "rainbow corps" arc of Green Lantern that came out in 200X or so, and got the totally wrong idea from it. He missed completely that what separates the varios corps is not the color of their uniforms but their core personality traits, the focus of their powers...

    What you are basically saying despite trying to be PC about it is: "You are entitled to your opinion but they annoy me, so don't share them here as it upsets me."
    Sorry, it's a free forum and is online so if you don't like my opinion don't read it... :p 
    Also read the other posts, I am not the only one who feels this way.

    Hilariously, there is a whole company called Loblaw...
    Loblaw Companies Limited - Home
    It's just a C away from being named after a giant robot lobster.
     
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  19. CrossHero

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    Halfshell didn´t directly insult Turtler in this part of the comic. It´s a recording done by Galvatron while he was experimented on by Halfshell in a previous part of the manga when Halfshell was talking to himself while watching King Poseidon fighting Star Convoy. And Turtler feels insulted because he thought he finally found someone who treats him equally but only used him in the end.

    Super Megatron not dying from the strike is probably due to him beeing filled with star energy/angolmois from the silver matrix and the blue one, but this is just speculation on my part.

    Also the reason why Straxus is helping Megatron is probably due to the fact that Megatron is much more powerful then himself at the moment.

    Also the ghost is basicly the spark from blue, possesing the stolen sword. As mentioned in a previous part of the manga, the sparks of the fallen Transformers reincarnate in the next universe but Star Convoy noticed that blues spark is missing, now we know where it went.
     
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    I mean, most of this just makes it even more convoluted... and I was following the darn comic!
     
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