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Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby El Duque » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:09 am

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Remember the Alternity line? It still functions! Toy Hobby Market has posted solicitations for the Galvatron and Banzaitron repaints of Megatron and Starscream that were announced ages ago. Apparently these will be Toy Hobby Market exclusives. Both are priced at 6,825 Yen with September release dates.

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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Mkall » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:25 am

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What is it with Banzai-Tron these days? A relatively obscure Action Master get 3 different toys in the last 3 years.

I wish other figures could get so much attention.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:32 am

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i think its time for a new mold. I-)
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby optimuscarlos » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:43 am

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I don't care what name the put on them, I don;t buy repaints.
There are too many bots to buy in the market and few money to get them, hahaha
One piece per mold is enough for me. :lol:
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby MGrotusque » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:45 am

Meh.......

Banzaitrons colours are somewhat eye catching but only for a second really.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby New Omen » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:50 am

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Galvatron is the Samurai and Bonzaitron has arm cannons. :-? They really thought this one through didn't they. :roll:
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Kibble » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:53 am

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Does anyone actually still care about these? It's pretty apparent this line is going nowhere so I really don't see the point. I suppose it is 'impressive' how much mileage they got out of so few molds, though. What, 16 figs out of 4 molds?
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:25 am

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Goldbug is the only one I feel that works as is. For the others, I would have made Dai Atlas use the Questor mold, Banzai-Tron as the Megatron mold, and, by process of elimination, Galvatron from the Convoy mold (with a new head, at least).

Kibble wrote:Does anyone actually still care about these? It's pretty apparent this line is going nowhere so I really don't see the point. I suppose it is 'impressive' how much mileage they got out of so few molds, though. What, 16 figs out of 4 molds?
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:45 am

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Sabrblade wrote:
Kibble wrote:Does anyone actually still care about these? It's pretty apparent this line is going nowhere so I really don't see the point. I suppose it is 'impressive' how much mileage they got out of so few molds, though. What, 16 figs out of 4 molds?
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby rpetras » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:05 pm

Motto: "Know your enemy, then crush them."
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So, to get a PROPER Skywarp, I need to get a Banzaitron AND a Skywarp and kitbash them together.

Sounds too much like work. 8-}
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Kibble » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:24 pm

Motto: "Shut up and take my SQUEE!"
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rpetras wrote:So, to get a PROPER Skywarp, I need to get a Banzaitron AND a Skywarp and kitbash them together.

Sounds too much like work. 8-}


Wonder if it would even work...wouldn't the accent parts needed from Skywarp just be black since they did his colors backwards? I'd be happy to look at someone's pics if they do it, but I don't care enough about this line to even dream of doing it myself. The cash it would take would have you close to the funds necessary to just get MP-11 mold of Skywarp when it comes out.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby xyl360 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:47 pm

I might get the Banzaitron just because I love the Alternity Seeker mold. I'm not a huge fan of his crazy colors though, so I might still pass on him.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Hoitytoity » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:49 pm

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Totally unnecessary. Still though, they look pretty nice, especially Banzaitron. Not nice enough to shell out the cash for, though.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby gothsaurus » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:18 pm

I skipped all the seekers because of that dreadful face... but as Banzaitron, it works fairly well. May pick that one up on a whim. A very pricy whim.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:39 pm

It doesn't take much more than a new head to make me want to pick up a new Galvatron. Sadly this doesn't even have that. I made my choice back in the Unicron Trilogy days: if all Unicron's reformatting involves is a can of purple spray paint then I can't be bothered to pay for it.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby DecepticonFinishline » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:39 pm

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FINNNAAAALLLLLLLLYY! Now there will be balance between the teams on my Alternity shelf. Also, I lovvvve Galvatron!

Kibble wrote:Does anyone actually still care about these? It's pretty apparent this line is going nowhere so I really don't see the point. I suppose it is 'impressive' how much mileage they got out of so few molds, though. What, 16 figs out of 4 molds?


I still care, but maybe it's naive to have the hope that I do for new molds. I just realllly want to see Ratchet and Soundwave hit the Alternity line.

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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby gothsaurus » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:06 pm

Yeah, I think that's me. If I'm dropping $50-100 on something, it better darn well have a new head. If they can put that kind of forethought into the basic cheapo off-the-shelf line, they can do better thinking about their collectors line.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:07 pm

Motto: "Deal with it."
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It rises from the dead! Quick, someone grab a shotgun and put it out of its misery! :p

That said, Galvatron actually looks pretty nice, and the seeker mold looks better as Banzaitron than a seeker.
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But then there's that, lol...

Gauntlet101010 wrote:It doesn't take much more than a new head to make me want to pick up a new Galvatron. Sadly this doesn't even have that. I made my choice back in the Unicron Trilogy days: if all Unicron's reformatting involves is a can of purple spray paint then I can't be bothered to pay for it.


Except the Energon mold was clearly designed to be Galvatron.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby joevill » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:38 pm

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Banzaitron looks amazing!
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:54 pm

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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Flux Convoy » Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:29 am

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At least 16 releases from 4 molds. I'm so glad I cashed out on the line. Alternity collectors are getting hosed.
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby fenrir72 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:35 pm

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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:15 pm

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Just call Galvatron "Alternity Archforce". Or "Alternity Beast Megatron". :-B
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby Cyberseven » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:47 pm

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I am one of the fans on here that actually loves the Alternity line. I agree that I wish they would make some new moulds so new characters would have more unique qualities, but as far as the quality of this line, it is top notch.

I have all of the Nissan GTR figures, One Nissan Fairlady Z Silver Megatron, and all of the Seekers. I am not too keen on the Bumblebee and CliffJumper moulds.

I was actually excited at first to see these 2 new figures announced, even if they were the same moulds. The color combos to me are tight. I was shocked when I saw they were going to be $135 a piece. No way in Hell is that happening. Now if they were $60-80 I just might pop for them. These are 1:32 scale, and it says nothing about them being limited in numbers of like 500. So unless they come with 2 tickets to universal studios California I am going to have to pass.... :-(
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Re: Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Postby El Duque » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:44 pm

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Autobase Aichi brings us word that Toy Hobby Market will be including a limited edition Transformers themed iPhone cover with exclusive Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron orders. Check out the cover mirrored below.

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