Transformers "Raiden" Project

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

  1. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    So that's the size we're looking at for Kaen? If it is I can safely say this is the only MP combiner that will real world the train modes.
     
  2. geekatron prime

    geekatron prime Master of the Kerfuffle

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    When did you order Shouki? When he was first put up for PO, he was 19800 yen (about$175 usd before shipping). It has now come down to 15674 yen(about $138 usd before shipping) and 18000 yen(about $158 usd with shipping). I ordered mine back in october.
     
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  3. Novaxmaximal

    Novaxmaximal Logic is the best tool

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    i think kaen will only form part of raiden's torso and waist unlike moon studios
     
  4. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing #1 Siege Crosshairs Fan

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    Judging his size, I think it’s to be expected. I would like for him to actually grey out part of the front of shouki’s train and just focus on being the hips here, but I think TT is making him do more than that judging from the silhouette which makes the waist way too thin.
     
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  5. Novaxmaximal

    Novaxmaximal Logic is the best tool

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    There is also the fact that Getsuei has raiden's thigh
     
  6. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing #1 Siege Crosshairs Fan

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    Actually that model may not be Kaen… Just checked online and found this:
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    I might be wrong, but looks different to me? Seems a bit longer, but not much bigger.
     
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  7. Onilink

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    Yep, Kaen should be 1 or 2 cm shorter in lenght compared to Getsuei, not so small
     
  8. Novaxmaximal

    Novaxmaximal Logic is the best tool

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    here is the G1 toy to compare
    300px-G1-toy_Kaen.jpg
     
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    BrutiKing #1 Siege Crosshairs Fan

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    I think it appears to be a narrower train though. It’ll probably be difficult to get a bulky appearance while being the same height as the others
     
  10. Onilink

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    Probably the robot will be empty (like sideswipe arms and leg)
     
  11. yvk2000

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    I ordered him in the beginning of November for 16,034 Yen (pre tax and shipping) and it did say my order qualifies for the lowest price guarantee. Do you see the change in your order itself or are you going off the item page?

    Edit: ofcourse the drop is so small and I forgot about the taxes in my order (the total for me is 19,515 yen).
     
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  12. SelectedLime375

    SelectedLime375 Luna1 Matrix Magic

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    Only for the diorama pictures.

    For Shouki:
    10/6
    Official reveal
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    Painted prototype
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    First dioramas

    We should see box images for Getsuei right before Yukikaze is revealed.
     
  13. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    I think they plan on revealing something at wondfes and are setting him up now for this month and next and by March will be into whatever is getting revealed. At some point they're getting back to the mainline and the Vietnam factory
     
  14. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    I'm guessing they'd also want the two torso bots to focus on strong joints without too much mass. Otherwise they may not be able to hold the weight of the arms.
     
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  15. toretilo

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    I'm planning to display it in combined mode with UT Warlord, and when in individual bot modes with the MPs (in alt modes they don't need anything else around).

    Same as my Shouki price.

    And Getsuei now has gone to 14,474 + 1447 taxes + 1879 shipping = 17,799 yen = $156= 137 euro

    You were right! :) 
     
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    That paint looks really sloppy in the train mode. It may be just cause it's a test-shot, but that looks kinda cheap for something that's $200.
     
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  17. Arie

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    Approximately 140 USD you mean and yes, it's a hand painted prototype, so the paint like this is to be expected. You have never seen any other Masterpiece prototype before?
     
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    Where are you getting these numbers? :lol  Retail is $160 in Japan, converted and without international shipping, and US retailers are $209.99.
     
  19. franpincho

    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    Mine is 157 shipped from AJP (shouki) Retail is about 140. Shipping added gives you almost 160. Expect the same from all the rest.


    Edit:Actually, I’m wrong.

    About $143 shipped.

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    But who cares about facts.
     
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  20. Liampope

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    Lol what. Retail is 16000 JPY - 140 USD. You can currently preorder it from AE for 12800 - 112 USD and add shipping. AJ will be similar. Not that this will sink in to people like you who make these dumb comments. Every. Release.
     
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