Transformers "Raiden" Project

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by chchchch, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. HolyCulture

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    Actually I hadn’t considered the gray being used on purpose to tie the gestalt together. It really does make the animation model look great. I’ve never liked having a completely red arm, and the other arm is orange, and a leg is purple. It looks horrible. Like Autobot Spike or something. But Raiden looks fantastic with the little variances of color all over him with the main color being gray.

    also I just wanted to comment on those individual bot pics. You’re right about the head sculpts. They’re actually fantastic! And the colors on the individual bots are amazing! The somewhat ‘primer’ paint color accents on Kaen, Getsuei, and Seizan are really growing on me. I’m very excited for those 3 in particular.
     
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    Gotta agree here, though moreso in terms of the prospect.

    Design-wise, I think for now it's fine, not great but not bad either, though i'm reserving full judgement until we get some better shots of him a-la Cliff.

    Prospect-wise, Unite Warriors height just does nothing but either worry me or keep me uninterested. I was really gunning for Takara to go right up against the Toyworld/Zeta scale and put their's either head to head or fuck, even maybe a bit bigger than that scale. Nope. I get that UW Devastator ended up partly being his own beast and now in a way kinda laid the framework for Raiden, but I feel that they could have gone even a step further.

    In short, i'm waiting for more photos, but i'm readying myself to pre-order a second Radiatron set at any moment.

    Good lord, man, any company who can make an MP-scale Rail Racer with that look will just get my entire wallet, 'nuff said.
     
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    Takara hates pantsforming, but Zeta's is also making a non pantsforming +50 cm Raiden... So I don't know why Takara couldn't design theirs with the 50 cm mark in mind.
     
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    I like how they didn\'t even bother transforming it all the way to robot mode before taking the picture
     
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    Not sure what train scale Zeta is using, but it might be due to the train scale they pick.
     
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    Hello and welcome. Well this is a leaked prototype image - never intended to promote the figure. Hopefully we'll see some sweet official bot mode pics soon!
     
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    Hey now, at least we're a step above "crash landing victim spread-eagled on the shag carpeted floor of a seedy motel".
     
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    Stop bumping threads without news
     
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    This is a news and discussion forum. Things can be discussed without having more information about it.
     
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    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    nothing wrong with bumps, people just trying to have fun






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    Wow, that might be the single coolest piece of TF art I’ve ever seen…
     
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    I'm definitely appreciative of artwork depicting the Transformers actual existing/living in our world, instead of no-context smash-em ups in the middle of the desert or against the techno-nonsense of Cybertron all the time.

    I guess that was Car Robots/RiD 2001's unique "hat" in the first place, is the greater focus on the Autobots attempting to integrate into urban life.
     
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    This just appeared on the official TakaraTomy Transformers Twitter account.

    https://twitter.com/TF_pr/status/1443742459192741891
    Machine translation:
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    My attempt at transcribing the text in the image:
    Machine translation:
     
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    MPG, like Miles Per Gallon? That could be basically anything, although a name like that suggests a focus on travel and ground-bound characters. After 3 years of Cyberverse, I'm itching for a new cartoon and iteration of the franchise.
     
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    I'm hoping for something totally new in the spirit of Cyberverse, but I'm sure that's not what you meant.

    :) 
     
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  18. Warpshard

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    I like Cyberverse, I just want something new and for the franchise to move into another step. I know it's only a part of the giant franchise that Transformers has become (that it's always been, really, since there's pretty much always been a toyline, a comic, and a cartoon all at once), but the cartoon that's on TV always feels like a big part of the current image of the franchise even if that's increasingly not the case.
     
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    I hope it’s something more interesting than Miles per Gallon. Oh wow, cars, really shaking things up there.
     
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    Transformers My Pony Girls.
     
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