TakaraTomy POTP Predaking, Abominus, Optimal Optimus, Elita-1, Battletrap, Octopunch, Bludgeon

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. Type-R

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    Yeah, I'm going with Takara for the Terrorcons.
    :( 
     
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    Why does it matter? They're identical.

    Unless it's an availability thing.
     
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  4. Darkstone

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    Primal looks so good in these pictures. But the colored version is so much cheaper looking... all this detail is lost in the molded colors.

    I really don't know if I still want him anymore and that's such a crazy thought to me. I love Optimus Primal but I don't like this figure at all. If only Takara Legends was still a thing outside of exclusives...
     
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  5. Windsweeper II

    Windsweeper II The Pristine

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    Just sad the days of having Takara for deviations in the toyline are over.
    Except for the Takara mail exclusives.
    I hope we'll get a great Liokaiser set from them.
     
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  6. Type-R

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  7. TheGrognard

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    The ones we've seen so far are hand painted prototypes so hold off final judgement.
     
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  8. Type-R

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  9. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's evil!"

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    At least Takara has figured out how to release their characters in proper groupings instead of releasing part of a sub group now and the rest later...
     
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  10. Black Convoy

    Black Convoy Proudly Peruvian Transfan Moderator News Staff

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    Thanks for sharing, Type-R.
     
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  11. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Great Shot!

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    I swear.. the grey prototype of Optimal Op is legit much better than his painted, retail version. Lmao
     
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  12. Mattymo

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    Because Hasbro doesn’t put retools and redecos in the same wave. It’s to avoid people skipping them.
     
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  14. bellpeppers

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    Op-Op with ankle tilts?
    This thing went from easy pass to easy consideration.

    IKR? Funny, isn't it?
     
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    Everything looks better in prototype grey, apparently.
     
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    Hasbro did the same for most of the Combiner Wars waves, but I think they found the other way with it's variety works better for selling the figures at retail.
     
  17. Smitty.1981

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    It use to be kind of exciting to see two car is offerings but with power of the primes it's just more of the same. It would be nice to know what two car is packing in with the figures besides just a collector card with one Prime power on it.
     
  18. Yaujta

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    It's kind of obvious that colors sometimes tend to wash out details. They're still there, but the colors are either deep or the details are painted over and are lost to casual inspection.
     
  19. Type-R

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    Full set of stock pics are up

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  20. Autoboty

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    Did I ever mention that I miss Unite Warriors a lot? I miss Unite Warriors. Seriously. Would just two more boxsets for Abominus and the Dinobots would have killed their budget? I couldn't care less 'bout Rodimus or Primal, but now Abominus isn't gonna blend in with the others when he's fighting my UW Computron on the combiner shelf. The Dinobots will forever be plagued by the brittle translucent plastic and crappy stickers. And that makes me sad.
     
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