Takaratomy Website Update 8/24: New Animated, Silver Chrome Bumblebee, Predaking etc

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Type-R

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    That's one shiny Bumblebee!

    I miss the "old" Takara which added paint apps for better screen-accuracy, as opposed to 'more shiny'. Could've changed Oil Slick's colors to match his on-screen appearance, but nooooo... :) 
     
  3. SydneyY

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    "Silver" Bumblebee is limited to 40; 20 each from 2 retailers - Bic camera and 4 Edion group franchise (ishimaru, Eiden, Deo Deo and Midori Denka). During 18 September to 31 October, when you spend more than 3000yen Animated toys (excluding EZ Collections) you are given a postcard to enter the draw.

    Lucky I have no need for this toy! :tongue: 
     
  4. Trailbreaker77

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    They should have done Animated Ironhide in that silver chrome instead.
     
  5. Scythe

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    Wingblade OP looks so rad.
     
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    I think Takara have hinted that they're considering additional repaints beyond what Hasbro have released.
     
  7. metrotitan

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    I'll bet that bootleggers will get ahold of this and they'll be available on ebay and elsewhere (like the black animated prime). Even then, it will probably be very expensive.

    Also, why does the U.S. only get crappy Recon Ravage for our mail away? I want something cool, like a lucky draw.
     
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    I'm looking forward to the Predaking, although I think it will go on clearance 6-12 months later.
     
  9. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    I want that Animated Shockwave.....:drool: 
     
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    Loving that shiny Bumblebee!
     
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    That wingblade prime looks bad ASS

    Too bad AA-05 is Seaspray, here I was hoping for a Henkei release with an improved deco. So far, the Autobot Alliance releases look to have the same deco as the US releases.
     
  12. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Purple Shockwave will be mine.
     
  13. Foster

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    Insecticon has different apps.
     
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    Awwwww, no flash on my phone to view. Wanted to see wingblade prime.
     
  15. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    That Wingblade Prime is sick. Must have.
     
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    How long before someone produces a custom black repaint of the wingblade parts to match the black Animated Prime?
     
  17. Feralstorm

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    I'm sure they'll use up one of those repaints on a cameo-grade 'con like Oil Slick. :) 
     
  18. bny888

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    Nice, a chrome Bee... Why am I not excited? Hmmmm...
     
  19. PoweredConvoy

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    Sidearm Sideswipe is different too.
     
  20. Sprocket

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    Where'd you hear that, 'He Tell Me'?

    This last wave is it for Animated in Japan. There are no additional repaints, considering the show'll be over by the end of January. But what the hey, we're going to keep hearing this until it's over, aren't we?