Takara Tomy Mall MP-18+ Streak

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TTemploy, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. ILoveLuci4

    ILoveLuci4 Well-Known Member

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    Robot looks good. They start using matte/satin paint on THIS figure?!? WTF?

    Vehicle looks blah. I don't know. I'll think about it. I came around on Wheeljack (mostly because I convinced myself I can swap canopies with the original), but this...I don't know.
     
  2. Sam

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    A frickin' shitload of photos have just come out of this guy! Man, didn't realise how much fun the guys do this stock photography clearly have. There's some great poses in here! Along with three versions of the same photo (with different edited colours)


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    Still, in every single shot they forgot to extend the shoulder launchers out all the way!

    I wonder if the smiling face was a last minute addition, or if it just wasn't ready at the time of the photoshoot?
    No regrets ordering two copies! Instant favourite cartoon + repaint for me :bay 
     
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  3. jackisking

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    Prowl+ looks pretty lame compared to Bluestreak +. Oh well,I always liked Bluestreak more.
     
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    Where are the photos? I dont see them
     
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    Not sure what goes on with Sam's post sometimes, I remember during the MP-44 reveal I couldn't see pictures he posted either, but could see if he posted links. Other times I see the pics he posts just fine. I know he knows what he's doing but something happens where some users can't see when others post pics. Anyway, I saw the new pics of 18+ in the Bumblebee official images page on the home screen of this site, here:

    Masterpiece Bumblebee 2.0 MP-45 Official Images - Transformers News - TFW2005
     
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  6. Sam

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    Seems to be something to do with Twitter photos not always working as hotlinks here. I guess some folks can see them? Anyway, they're all in the link that @Madgame posted :thumb 
     
  7. jackisking

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    I had/ got no trouble seeing them. Maybe it's your browser
     
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  8. smkheidze

    smkheidze I don't break rules, no really, I don't.

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    While I am very excited to get this...it also makes me mad. Why didn't the other + releases get this same treatment? Both mp12+ and mp17+ could have really benefited from having some more love put into them.

    Tin foil hat time....
    The reason they did not was because TT is working on the 2.0 versions and did not want to sink any time into any re-tooling.
    Kindly remove your hats.
     
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  9. jackisking

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    They did come with accessories that were exclusives before, I guess after Shockwave and Megatron sold well enough they were willing to redo the head on Bluestreak.
     
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    I am digging this one for sure. Bluestreak was already my favorite of the Datsun molds, and this is even better.
     
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  11. smkheidze

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    true, but again...no effort on their parts....no new tooling, just a straight up repaint.
     
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    I'm a big fan of the original Streak, but damn, that's a good looking Bluestreak. Those new faces are awesome!
     
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    I'm just kidding here, but I think Bluestreak was a favorite for the someone in power. Why else would he have the most versions made? Thus they gave him the best + version out of all the existing versions so far.
     
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    Did they ever mention why? I used to preorder MPs from them regularly but haven’t since MP39. They used to get them in stock ~1 week after the JP release date
     
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    Bluestreak is so mad! The lady from apt 216’s dog took a dooks and he stepped on it.
    That’s him shooting the dog.
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    I'm not gonna lie, I find it kind of ironic that they are still using the original Bumblebee figure. :lol 

    But I'm guessing it was because they didn't want to spoil the reveal of MP-45, IDK.
     
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    It’s been typical for upcoming MPs to NOT use unreleased MPs in product photography. I think even MP-33 has MP-14 on the back (not 14+).
     
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  18. Yeled

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    I'm not really a pure toon guy and the original Bluestreak is arguably my absolute favorite Takara figure. It's certainly my favorite carbot on my shelf. But this does look really good in bot mode. I love the new faces.

    I kinda want to see a side by side but I'm maybe tempted by a + deco for the first time.
     
  19. chchchch

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    Has anyone had any experience preordering from Entertainment Earth? Like, can you cancel anytime, etc.? I can't tell from their FAQ.
     
  20. Sam

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    Just noticed the huge lump of blu-tak under his left foot in that shot and a couple of others!

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    If they'd just made him stand-compatible this wouldn't be an issue!
     
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