Transformers Legends Hardhead and Skull

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by aniline, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. aniline

    aniline Well-Known Member

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  2. Bountyan

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    Different face sculpts? Cool.

    Like CW I will be waiting to see all the Takara products first before buying anything. Nowadays it seems like a crapshoot what mold changes they will make.
     
  3. Cheem The Rup

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  4. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Decisions to be made once again.
     
  5. payres

    payres Well-Known Member

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    Is down on both knees praying for Titanmasters versions of these heads with the new faces....

    Here's a reasonable shot of the actual Skullsmasher head, cutdown and resized from one of the TFW NYCC photos (full TFW gallery)

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  6. Cha Chi

    Cha Chi Minimondomayhem

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    I only like the Takara Skullcruncher face better.

    Nice to see those detailed pictures of hardhead though.
     
  7. SouthtownKid

    SouthtownKid Headmaster

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    Holy cow, those look great.
     
  8. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    Yep looks like Takara is already remolding to make them more show accurate, can't wait to see their Fort Max.
     
  9. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Excellent! Hardhead with a mouth is my preferred appearance.

    I suppose this could mean that Chromedome will have a G1 head rather than his IDW noggin and Brainstorm could also have a mouth.
     
  10. Cal

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    Buh?! Takara actually retooled these figures with different head sculpts? I know that Takara have developed a reputation for improving Hasbro's molds, but this seems like a rather extravagant expense. It's not like there was anything wrong with the old sculpts. I guess we'll see how these figures look in colour.
     
  11. Darkstone

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    Yup, seems like it's Takara all the way for me once again. New (IMO better) headsculpts, and the premium paint these will undoubtedly have. Good to hear that they will join the Legends-line instead of a new subline.

    And these getting new headsculpts makes me really excited to see what they'll do with Powermaster Prime. The original figure has an important part in Japanese Transformers history as Super Ginrai after all.
     
  12. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    I guess the paint job will be the deciding factor for me.

    I'm keeping my Universe Hardhead with Headrobots update since I think is a better representation of the character but Skullcruncher looks pretty good so far. I hope that Takara doesn't go for the G1 aesthetic for Chromedome, MTMTE Chromedome is the most interesting version of the character.
     
  13. Starscream Gaga

    Starscream Gaga Protoformed This Way

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    Looks like I'll be buying both versions of Titan Returns. I love the idea of collecting and swapping the heads, so it's not a big loss.
     
  14. Type-R

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    Wow! Anime accurate head sculpts.

    TakaraTomy aren't any wasting time getting the Headmasters out.
     
  15. Cha Chi

    Cha Chi Minimondomayhem

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    Yeah but it is only half the head, just the face piece. Hasbro i think are going to sell alternate heads for all the headmaster in seperate packs anyway. So we might see these very sculpts(who knows). Hoping i am not going to spend the year constantly being torn from one to other, what to buy.

    But there could be 3 variations, idw, toy and toon. Yikes
     
  16. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    I too am keen to see if they make any changes. I doubt they'll give us non-hollow arms, but almost certainly better paint apps.
     
  17. autobot prowl

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    Hope these heads are available down the line in single packs here. Don't care about the hardhead head but skullcruncher looks waaaay better
     
  18. Neko-bot77

    Neko-bot77 Cybertronian Kitty

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    Not so big of a retool. Assuming the rest of the 'masters parts are the same, it's just 1 new face piece per character that is new. And for all we know Hasbro could be planning to use these anime-acurate faces for the "titan master" class toys later. So buying both Hasbro Deluxe plus Hasbro 'titan master' could equal a 'Takara version' in shape. The only difference could be paint jobs.
     
  19. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Ooo... those are lovely!
     
  20. Deonasis

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    Skull has a DAT ASS! face sooo Takara all the way! :lol