The Macross Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by pinoy78, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. chuckdawg1999

    chuckdawg1999 Well-Known Member

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    According to Google Photos, it's been roughly two years since Bandai released the DX VF-1J, hard to believe it took them that long to get to the VF-1S Roy
     
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    Sure this look awesome, this is from my buddy, he will never sell it XD

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    took out my 171 for maintenance, this mold really need some improvement

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  3. FiVE1ZERO

    FiVE1ZERO **CoOL FLeX BrEH!!.!**

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    I'm just glad I was able to get Roys Dx 1s at all. Paid a minor late tax but I'm not losing sleep over it. Would rather pay this minor late tax than down the road like what I'm goin thru with my hunt for the Dx 1j. Fingers crossed for a Reissue or for a 1j with the GBP armor.
     
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    I am looking for DX Roy. What is a good price for one in the current market?
     
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  7. Shin Densetsu

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    I hope Bandai retools or redesigns both that DX VF-25F Renewal version and the Armored Messiah parts mounted to it. Room for improvement on both; ratchets for hips/shoulders on the VF-25, more sturdy removal for the heavy missles on the armor and a built-in adapter to mount both the VF-25 standard gunpod in addition to Mikhail’s VF-25G Sniper rifle in fighter mode at the same time like in the series finale.

    It needs to be redone almost from the ground up. The sculpt and deco was never an issue, it looks the part, everything else was the issue, it’s just a lemon(moreso on the mass production VF-171s compared to the EXs). Primary things I’d aim for in a redesign are the following:
    • Permanent wing connection with pylon mounting spots open
    • Simplified hand retraction
    • Simplified leg transformation(currently runs the risk of breaking due to being over engineered a lot more than it should be, you’ll see if you transform it)
    • Possibly most importantly, a lower torso that locks together securely solid as a rock. This was probably my biggest complaint aside from randomly self destructing black plastic pieces on my mass production DX VF-171
    Bandai need not look further than themselves for how to make a better DX VF-171 toy. Their very own DX 1/65 VF-17 from the mid 1990’s features a very similar basis for transformation but extremely more pleasant and straightforward. As kiddified and toyetic as that thing looks, it’s much more enjoyable to me than their DX VF-171s.
     
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    This is amazing XD

    I had that VF-17 and HATED it XD I felt like I was gonna break that thing thanks to the plastic quality... but better than the leg swivel snapping off (seen my share of casualties while looking for a used one). Let's hope the next installment of Macross is still within the same time bracket as Frontier and Delta so Bandai has an excuse to use the VF-171 model in the show... and remake it in toy form XD
     
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  9. Gabriel Contreras

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    「マクロス」公式アカウント


    dont know if this has been discussed but if it has, just another friendly reminder;

    Macross Delta: Absolutely Live won't release in theathers but instead will streaming through Netflix (Japan obviously) and D-anime website to keep the 2021 release date and to comply with the covid situation
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  10. Sup3hobo

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    While this probably belongs more in Macross General thread, I believe keeping this movie on a streaming platform is the right move because who knows when Japanese cinemas will and possibly close again. It will be an endless cycle of delays like what is happening to EVA 4.0.
     
  11. deruberhanyok

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    Relevant to the toy discussion and the new movie is this image that was posted almost a year and a half ago now:

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    My guess is still a souped-up VF-14.
     
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  12. Gabriel Contreras

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    wait we have 2 macross threads now? why?
     
  13. Dark Skull

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    This one is for toys, and the other is for the movies/anime/video stuff.
     
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    Well Delta has that straight to DVD/ home video kind of quality anyway so straight to streaming suits it. Hehehe!
     
  15. betsuni

    betsuni I'm just here for the robots

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    Hopefully new toys will be released when this comes out. Then the blu-ray closely behind.
     
  16. Shin Densetsu

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    Hopefully more toys including non-movie/Delta stuff. Something new out of the blue like a HI METAL R Macross Zero Destroid or SV-51 would be exciting.
     
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  17. Hellbot

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    Did I hear you want more Delta? Check out my sales thread for a spiffy DX VF-31F. :D 

    First and only shameless plug I swear...
     
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  18. OCProwl

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    Man HMR sure went quiet in 2020...

    My daughter and I would still also like to see the rest of the S.H. Figurarts Delta singers see production.
     
  19. borgified

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    The rest of the Walkure singers are not going to get made in Figurarts, however they got it made completely in the Banpresto lineup (besides, Fre Fre and Kumo Kumo looked unsightly when you posed it in certain angles :yuck ).
     
  20. Gabriel Contreras

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    HMR line didn't go quiet, it had 5 releases last year. Unless you're referring specifically to Macross in which case it only had 1. I wouldn't be surprised if Tamashii Nations is prioritizing the other IPs since they can sell those toys outside of japan especially since they didn't show off any HMR Macross toys at TN2020.