The G1-Focused Masterpiece Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Xaxis

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    A translation also says they’ll be setting up the guidelines for the first ever Transformers Examination. Looking at the info they link to about that, it seems to be some kind of official certification exam.

    トランスフォーマー検定

    Full details here: お申し込み - トランスフォーマー検定 - 日販の検定ポータル[検定、受け付けてます]

    Edit: looks like this was first announced in June and there’s a thread about it here: Transformers Kentei(Proficiency Test) on February 16, 2020(Tokyo & Osaka)


    Hobda is also there so… City Turbo? Maybe we’ll see the reveal of everyone’s favorite underrated theoretician, Skids. :D 


    Or maybe—dare I say it—there may not be any new molds at all. :( 
     
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  2. chchchch

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    This would sadly not surprise me :(  Forgot something though, maybe Hound will be shown and we can find out what's going on with that toy gun he had at the other show!
     
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  3. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Actually pretty great marketing unveiling those hard to get Porshe licenses infront of a bunch of car heads. Im actually hoping for multiple reveals simply because its a car show. CJ at 49 (allegedly), Tracks + maybe and MP 50 ( Jazz/ Trailbeaker/ or Skids).

    If CJ ended up being a non-Porshe, I wonder if it would mean, they would be willing to cheat on a Menasor. I know their car line has or had Ferrari and they have a good relationship with Lamborghini.
     
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  4. HolyCulture

    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    I've been drinking. My wife's girlfriend is at our house for her bd and the drinks are flowing.. and I tend to get all glass eyed and 'starey' with TFs when drinking ( I just might but that second Artfire, Targetmaster Hotrod, Shadowpanter, and Cordon in my cart.....) ... but I think we're going to get some news soon. And it's going to be sexy af. And we're all going to party hard. and it's going to be sexy af. And I think we're going to get some news soon! :p 
     
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  5. Maximus Danz

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    Heeey, ya might want to ease off the Energon there before you make any radical decisions, Like a second Cordon.
     
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  6. HolyCulture

    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    fuck that noise! It's a BEAUTIFUL HOMAGE to the Diaclone line. The toy itself is a love letter to Robot Enthusiasts!

    Thanks man. The blue text pushed me. ORDERED <3 <3 <3 <3
     
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    No problem, nice to see the Diaclone love.
     
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    I can't describe how positively giddy I am over this news. There's literally no reason to exhibit toys at a car show unless they're licensed replicas. I would expect to see all of the appropriate MPs they've made to this point, plus new ones. What if they unveil a neo-Binaltech line?! (I mean I know it would put everyone else to sleep, but I would absolutely lose my shit...)
     
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    I am right there with you! And do any lines beside MP (or something like a new Binaltech) do licensed vehicle modes? (I truly don't know). In any case it shows the "real car" focus is still strong!!!
     
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    A car show ... would they do a racing car like Jazz or a normal sports car like a Cliffjumper?

    How about a Ferrari Omnibot? Honda Skids?

    Is Hoist/Trailbreaker too plain to show at a car show?

    My fear is it is more Bayverse.
     
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  11. BombSquad

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    I'm going all in on predicting MP-49 Skids. Wasn't the Honda City pretty popular in Japan? Could make sense for a car show reveal.
     
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    It would make sense for Takara to reveal a licenced MP if they're at the Tokyo Motor Show, and if the Honda City was popular that might boost the possibility of a Skids, but he was a nothing character in the cartoon and the G1 MPs heavily revolve around the cartoon version of G1.

    We'll find out soon I guess. After their no-show at the last toy convention the pessimist in me says we won't get any reveals here either, they could well be there to show off licenced model cars (what was the name of that line again? ). I'd love for there to be MPs announced though, whoever it may be. I don't want a return to the Great MP Drought of 2018
     
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  13. SunSwipe5

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    Why all the MP excitement over the Tokyo Auto Show?
    Takara is a toy company, not an Auto Maker o_O 

    As much of an optimist as I am, I'm also a realist.
    I'd say that there's as much chance of a Masterpiece reveal at the autoshow, as there is Blitzwing being cured of his schizophrenia :p 
     
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    Yes, all cars in the Studio Series line are licensed. In my opinion it proves that it's easy and inexpensive enough to do licensed vehicles in a mainline at the usual price points (and therefore no real reason why WFC Cliffjumper couldn't be a licensed Starion).
     
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    Yay, someone other than me and a handful of others buying MP Diaclones!

    (puts on Tobias Funke cosplay)

    "There are dozens of us! DOZENS!"

    After the Cliffjumper rumor, the chaos lover in me would kinda love this, despite also just buying XTB Savant. It'd be interesting, hilarious, and kinda crushing. I can just picture it now...

    Excited Takara employees #1&2 at car show: We are happy to announce, we have finally come to an agr--
    Takara employee #3 rushes them, whispers in ear: Porsche backed out of the deal. It's off.
    Formerly excited Takara employee #1: FUCK! (grabs what's clearly a Cliffjumper prototype, snaps in half and throws on the ground, storms off)
    Formerly excited Takara employee #2: ...Um, we are, um, happy to announce...(whispers at #3: "Get the backup box!," gestures frantically)
    Takara employee #3: (rushes back on stage, clumsily grabs another prototype) SKIDS! We are doing Masterpiece Skids. Yes, the beloved Honda City Turbo, finally, as a Masterpiece toy, as long-time favorite character Skids.
    Audience: (confused looks, eventually some mild "Ooooohs" and pity applause)
    The one Transformer nerd at the show looking on: (sadly goes back to checking MakeToys Downbeat prices)
     
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  16. Emperor Bruticus IV

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    With some luck there will be a G1 Masterpiece reveal, could easily be MPM or another line.

    I'd like to think it could be any of the cars... I don't think the manufacturer needs to be present. It could be more a thing of putting their product amongst non-Transformers fans to gain a bigger audience.
    It would be a fantastic platform for Jazz or Cliffjumper. Porsche is very popular in Japan, especially the wider fender flare ones which are modded by RWB.
    Exciting times ahead.
     
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    No, seriously. Was there a rumor of a possible MP reveal at this autoshow?
    I'm a bit befuddled as to the excitement. :confused: 
     
  18. Ikkstakk

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    I see Mercedes-Benz is also exhibiting... what if Takara reveals MPM-10 and it's DOTM Soundwave?! :eek: 
     
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    My money is on Tomica reveal

     
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  20. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Tweet made it sound like their appearance is TF related.
     
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