Takara Tomy MP-45 Bumblebee 2.0

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TTemploy, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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    LOL, same here now. Until you just said this, it didn’t register with me that MP-45 is shipping out THIS weekend. For some reason, I was thinking next weekend.
     
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  2. mags2424

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    I haven't been following this thread that close just checking in for pictures and updates. With that said, why oh why did TT now decide to abandon the blue tinted windows to go back to clear windows? I do not get that choice.
     
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  3. Phamduc

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    it's light blue
     
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  4. franpincho

    franpincho MP-47 Survivor

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    21 truly looks like a relic. Can't wait for bee!

    Amazing shots, @Phamduc !
     
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  5. Cyclonus79

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  6. InsaneJester17

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    I love TCP. They are always so quick.
     
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  7. mags2424

    mags2424 TT and 3P MP Advocate

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    I get that but using your picture, why did they not do the blue they did on all the + releases, OP 3.0, and Sunstreaker

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  8. Phamduc

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    doing the same blue as those will mess up the color of the figure. especially the feet which having the clear parts right there. in hand i prefer this lightish clear blue , much fitting for this young character.
     
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  9. chchchch

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    mags2424 TT and 3P MP Advocate

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    Ok, to each their own. I would have preferred the darker blue to match.
     
  11. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    I think I just got charged for MP-45 Bumblebee and MP Black Arachnia from AMJ
     
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    Did you see it on the prototypes? All that blue really broke up the figure. In the cartoon, his back and feet are yellow, but the blue really drew attention to all the cartoon inaccuracy with all the car parts folded up back there, and looks almost green with the yellow behind. By contrast, the very subtle blue used in the final version is less distracting. My guess is that this is why Takara switched from the deep blue of the prototype to the nearly clear blue of the final version, to try to avoid drawing even more attention to the already-cluttered back. Of course, whether they were right is entirely subjective; I much prefer the clearer blue, but I can't argue against you preferring the darker - I'm just speculating as to the reason for the discrepancy.

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    I paid for mine (and MP-46) on Amazon JP earlier this week. I hope they don't wait until Monday to ship it, like they did with MP-44. I want to get this Wednesday before I leave town for Thanksgiving.
     
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    Really? I got a 3 day instock notice email from them this AM
     
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    Yeah, I saw it on the prototype. I didn't mind it and prefer it. But as you said completely subjective. Will just have to wait for the inevitable cel shaded stickers from repro labels. Looking forward to my shipping notice from Amazon JP. Will be a nice birthday gift.
     
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    Got my stock notification from Anime Export!
     
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  19. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Dammit, both 45 and 46 dropped.
    With me starting a new job, I completely forgot about them.
    Off to sell some Transformers items on Ebay, to make sure both are covered.
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