Takara/Tomy Generations TG-02: FoC Jazz

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by tekering, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. tekering

    tekering The Ref

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    Sorry about that Arms Micron business. Here's the Jazz Hasbro should've given you.

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    TransFandom to Takara:
    It's about fuckin' time.

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    What a difference a paint job makes. :cool: 

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    The ironic thing is, Takara didn't even add much paint; simply casting him in metallic grey plastic is what really makes TG-02 shine. :D 

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    Now bring on Kickback and Ultra Magnus! :p 
     
  2. Fallout

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    nice grey-silver but i still want nothin to do with that mold.
     
  3. tekering

    tekering The Ref

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    I've seen some lousy photos of this figure -- and the Hasbro colors are certainly poor -- but having finally got one in-hand myself, I just don't get the hate.
    Both modes are accurate to the game design, and largely kibble-free:

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    He's bulky yet slim, futuristic yet nostalgic, and well-scaled to the majority of the toyline.
    And he looks fantastic in both modes! What's not to like?
     
  4. Heat Guy

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    The color of plastic is simply wonderful.
     
  5. AngryChad

    AngryChad Well-Known Member

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    I've been going all Hasbro on the WfC/FoC stuff, but I might have to make an exception and replace my Hasbro version with this guy.
     
  6. Wars

    Wars I Ate The WHOLE Plate

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    I think I might have to try and get this version of the figure. It looks a lot nicer than the Hasbro version.
     
  7. Anguirus

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    Gooooood heavens. Those pink stripes...

    Honestly, the visor ALONE makes him look like Jazz. I don't know what Hasbro was thinking when they made it black, drives me crazy.
     
  8. SydneyY

    SydneyY @syd_tfw Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great pics! I've been holding off the Hasbro version hoping to import TakTom version eventually.
     
  9. TCracker

    TCracker R.I.P., 5/2019 Veteran

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    looks great. might snag one.
     
  10. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Nice deco. Shit toy.
     
  11. AutobotMirage

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    The simple fact that his wheels and the stripes in the window are pink and black make me want him more for some reason.
     
  12. UltimusPrime

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    I like this figure. But not at $40.
     
  13. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    hmm i was so excited now im not sure, i guess i need to see them next to each other for a comparison.

    i can see some differences but i honestly thought the first pic you posted was the hasbro version
     
  14. ElekTriC

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  15. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    Wow. Much better than hasbros

    Might actually warrant a buy
     
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  17. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Takara did an awesome job with the colors on this figure. But unless there is some DEEP discount on this figure...it is EXTREMELY unlikely that I will ever get it.
     
  18. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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    I am so conflicted. I want to want this guy, but I'm having a hard time getting over some of the mold's proportions and design elements. It's like I know as soon as I get it I'll regret it in some capacity.
     
  19. ElekTriC

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    i will have my optimus and jazz next week. i hope. if customs doesnt hold it