Takara Waspinator & Rhinox

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Exodus, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Sammael

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    I'd like to see in-hands images of Rhinox before I make my final decision, but I think I'll go for the Takara version in the end.

    I prefer Hasbro's Waspinator, though.
     
  2. bignick1693

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    The shiny might be accurate but it looks bad on a toy. It makes the animals look not organic. Hasbro looks better.
     
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    Gah they look WAY better and much more accurately colored all around.
     
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    Dat Waspinator =D

    Dat Rhinox D=
     
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    Waspinator looks nice, but I prefer the Hasbro versions instead, the metallic isn't doing it for me.
     
  6. MasterZero

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    Sure am glad I got my girlfriend the Hasbro Waspinator. I'm going to get my Best Friend Hasbro Rhinox for his Birthday now! I'm so nice.
     
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    I like the Guns on Rhinox and the dark green on Waspy.

    But that's about it.
     
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    I'll wait till we see actual in hand photos, Takara tends to take odd pics and photoshop their images. It may be less shiny in hand.
     
  9. Sciencefriction

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    I just hope Takara does a verison of Rattrap, or we hear something about him soon.
     
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    Something everyone should keep in mind until in-hand pics start showing up a month from now, when these are actually released.

    Rattrap, Skids, Dreadwing (the original was released in Japan's own G2 line), Crosscut, Nightbeat/Minerva, Tankor, Whirl and Doubledealer/Doubleclouder, along with the upcoming Legends, are still pending from Takara. I'm hoping for news on most, if not all, of these soon as well.
     
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    I think both would probably look better in hand, and are more directly accurate to the show, but for now I'm preferring the color balance of the Hasbro versions. The addded detail is nice though. My biggest criticism of Takara Waspy here is that shiny/metallic yellow is not the same thing as gold, and they went gold.
     
  12. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus DON'T TRUST THE RENDERS!

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    Nope, only Waspinator was shiny a bit, but he wasn't the dark green we have here.
     
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    side comparison with Hasbro version but say Hasbro versions look better except for rhinox guns on takara version with color accuate
     
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    Rhinox doesn't look quite so dark and terrible as it did in initial pictures, but I still prefer the Hasbro version (aside from the guns of course).

    The dark shade of green on Waspinator still looks awful.
     
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    Agreed. Since when was Waspinator Forest Green?
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    "Why Takara give Waspinator wrong colors?"
     
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    Dude, are you kidding? These are completely gorgeous, and MUCH more show-accurate then the Hasbro releases!

    And actually, I just Googled pictures of Takara and Hasbro Deluxe Waspinator, and when I compared them, the Takara release seems much closer to your picture than the Hasbro one.
     
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    And thus the Beast Wars argument has been declared by the Gods themselves to cause havok among the mortals of man!
     
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    The metallic sheen isn't really my thing so I'm sticking with the Hasbro version but I do echo alot of the sentiment that the guns with more paint apps look good.

    Now if Takara's came with an ariculated tail and bonus bean plant accessories, Takara could have my wallet. :p 
     
  20. GizmoTron

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    Rhinox's robot mode looks better (not just cause the guns are painted, though that helps), but the beast mode is just a bit too shiny.

    Poor Waspy's a bit too dark as well, and I don't care for the robot mode eyes.

    Really neither is worth the import unless you can score a good deal.