Transformers "Raiden" Project

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

  1. Primus00

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    Can this be something that will return Transformers to its former glory?  I mean ever since Bayverse movies, Takara harly made its own moves.
     
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  2. Hoffman

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    Japan uses the metric system like the rest of the world. Very American-centric to assume it would be 'miles per gallon'.
     
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    While I 99.9% assume this is just MP Gattai, Transformers is a series that's got enough US-theming in Japan that I wouldn't rule out Takara making something based on miles, etc at some point.
     
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    This sounds promising, after all the 3P combiners I want to see what Takara can deliver. That Raiden fella we saw a while ago is probably part of this line as well.

    Also, "series" in this context probably does not mean TV show, as much as I'd want one.
     
  5. GavynN.X.

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    It's obviously Encore Overlord.
     
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    That didn't pan out. :D 
     
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    Unfortunately if they do intend to do MP combiners at a different scale, I'm not sure how much interest there's going to be from MP collectors.
     
  8. Dudicus

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    The last official update we got on the Takara Armada Prime prototype was from Wonderfest 2020, where Takara reps said they were trying to decide whether to release it as a part of Generations, Masterpiece, or something else. I don’t see any reason why he couldn’t be released in a combiner-focused MP spin-off line, assuming that’s what this MPG is. Even without Jetfire and Overload, Prime can combine with his trailer so on his own would still fit the combining theme.

    And before I get a bunch of replies telling me he’s cancelled, yes I already know what the leakers have said, and no I do not care. This is a Takara product and AFAIK the leakers mostly get info on Hasbro stuff. He may be “dead” as far as Hasbro markets are concerned, but that doesn’t mean Takara won’t find a way. Let me dream.
     
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    Why not? If the lines classic G1 combiners, there's plenty of demand for those, just look at 3P. If its characters who have a big focus on Super Modes, Armada Convoy and PMOP/God Ginrai are fan favorites.
     
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    What makes you think the scale is different? Just the word giant, or did I miss something?
     
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    AnnoyedRobot Hiatus from 3D print design. Need bigger monitor.

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    If there's one thing I'm positive it is, it's not Masterpiece-related. If it was, they would have just used the word in the tweet or the pic.

    EDIT: Okay, I was mistaken. Shouki got revealed. Not sure why they wouldn't just use the word "Masterpiece" for a Masterpiece-related figure, but okay.
     
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    Interested to see what this turns out to actually be, I'm in the camp of it's probably a MP subline, hoping it'll be for super mode characters as well as the more obvious combiners like Raiden. Also hoping it might be a slightly different scale to MP, a bit closer to mainline so that they have more releases, and those releases can be a bit more easily slotted into a chug collection.

    Also since we'll probably be getting one train combiner team in this subline already...please for the love of god Rail Racer
     
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    Obviously you can’t be certain that it’s masterpiece, you also can’t just outright deny the possibility.
     
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    Yes, I'd like that.
    I'd really like that. Omega Prime/God Fire as well pls and thanks.
     
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    May be a sublime of its own so Raiden and the like don't affect the releases for the main MP line. While you could get away with totally not to scale combiners, I think they would lose more regular MP buyers than gain with limb bots that scale with Generation figures.
     
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    “合体 巨大化” pretty sure it\'s gonna be MP scale combiners
     
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    I think the demand is there partly because they are in the same scale. I know if Takara came out with a MP Menasor, for example, but the cars were smaller or bigger than the other MP cars, I'd have no interest. I'd stick with the 3rd party offerings.

    Pessimism. I don't know, I was thinking smaller at first, but actually if they wanted to integrate all of the combiner pieces they might have to go bigger, in which case "giant" would be an appropriate descriptor.
     
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    It would be funny to see a MP Omega Supreme
     
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    If it's combiners that aren't in scale with say MP-52 I am not interested.
     
  20. orangeitis

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    More Titan class combiners please.
     
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