Transformers "Raiden" Project

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

  1. BombSquad

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    No rumors so far. I'm hoping that Ginrai will give them enough time to properly retool the other 4 and be a big seller to help pay for it.
     
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  2. Novaburnhilde

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    After watching Bobby's video on this guy... I gotta say, I'm not impressed.

    He's weirdly short and wide with massive hunks of plastic on his ankles, the only thing I remotely like about it is his headsculpt. :/ The fact that MPG is slated to work on Ginrai makes me hesitant, plus the stupid price of the base figure + his trailer.
     
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    do yourself a favor and wipe that from your head. raiden is nowhere as bad as that hamfister leads viewers to believe - many pieces weren’t even attached properly in his review.
     
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    Only transformers fans could come to this kind of conclusion.
     
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    On a totally weird wishlisting note, it would be cool if as a LG reference MPG Godbomber's legs were compatible with Trainbot legs. Bonus points if he could somehow combine with Ginou.
     
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    I can't get Raiden to stand too well. How is everybody keeping him from falling back in a backwards bendover? I swear his thighs are loose as goose.
     
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    I really really hope you are right, a full MPG G-Liner is currently my most wanted thing and holy grail.
    Please please all mighty Takara overlords, make this a reality! haha :) 
     
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    Yeah same here. If they make the full set I'll buy all of them! I'm sure it depends on how Ginou and Yamabuki sell. I've pointed out that in the prototype pics Yamabuki's combined mode thigh doesn't match Getsuei's, so that might be an indication that they plan to do more repaints.
     
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    I'm far behind but catching up with my latest Trainbot, Seizan and I pretty enjoy this MPg. Yes he has a big backpack but it looks cool IMHO, like a big cape which gives him a nice shelf presence.
    An intuitive transformation from a very nice train mode, as always.

    I'm into this "line" because I love the approach of dealing with faithfully detailed HO scale trains and still manage doing a combiner.
    3 left to go, Getsuei, Suiken and the worrying Yukikaze (fingers crossed).
    I'm like many of you and hope for accurate toon combiners for the future of MPG line. I have no interest in the next MPG-09 ... so far because I don't know this character very much but if it's so well made I might just jump in ha ha. Oh dear ...

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    and for the train enthousiasts:
     
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    Gosh I love both modes on Kaen so much! And except for one part, the transformation is very fun too, so I've been transforming him often.

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    Wotafa's videos are always good. He's very patient and takes the time to figure out everything about a figure, even things that aren't in the instructions. If something doesn't make sense or doesn't seem to hold together well, he tries to figure out how it could work best. Unfortunately for most, his videos aren't in English, which is a bit tricky. Lucky for me I know Japanese well enough to understand 95% of what he says (it also helps that, as with when he's transforming things, he also speaks pretty clearly).
    Funny because I have Kaen and I just ordered Suiken! Not sure if I'm gonna go all-out on this set yet. I was originally only planning on getting Kaen cause he's so cool looking, but now I dunno.
     
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    Still looking for boxes and packaging for MPG 1, 2, & 3! For those not into the giftset box, let me know if you’d like to clear out some space!
     
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    That doesn't solve Novaburn's complaints though? Raiden IS short and wide and has massive hunks of plastic on the ankles. I know it's "trendy" to shit on bobbyskullface but even if Nova watched Wotafa's review that doesn't magically give Raiden Radiatron's proportions.
     
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    raiden’s proportions have been discussed ad nauseam here, and i was even one to bitch about his chonkiness and tiny hips. i was just saying if bsf was the only video he was basing his opinions off of, raiden deserves more credit than that bc he is a decent combiner otherwise that holds up just fine. in hand and without the hip and knee kibbles, his silhouette isn’t too far off, and with the 3d printer hip replacement, he looks aces. i recently sold my raiden solely because of the tiny hips, but im not going to lie when i say i kind of miss this dude. so, just giving credit where its due.
     
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    Wonder if we could see a “plus” style version of this guy that locks together better and with more toon accurate colors, given that Ginrai is super toon accurate in a way that Raiden isn’t.
     
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    so now that i have all 6 kaen is my favorite just to flip back and forth form train and both. followed by both the arm bots

    shuki, getsui, and yukikazi are also still nice but all have one or 2 things that make me not want to mess with them as much
     
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    JR be like:
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