dedcat wrote:I get it, it's supposed to look like the Prime base from the original Ultra Magnus, but come on, it's just another overpriced Optimus repaint.
He's an import piece that is exclusive to the marketplaces outside of Japan. So he is going to be that price simply because he is a remold of Classics/Henkei! Convoy, and would cost nearly as much if imported to Japan.
So he is not overpriced... But rather the standard price for an import his size.
dedcat wrote:Seriously, It's time to stop playing the 'paint it white and call it Magnus' card. (same goes for black and purple)
Or... You can just not buy it, allow the fans who want him buy it, and take the time writing to Hasbro and/or Takara Tomy about which characters YOU
would like to see be given a new mold, reissue, etc. Because as they say - "It is better to write the company a convincing argument on why a character needs a new mold, reissue, etc. than to bicker over an item that you clearly will not buy. Because in the end, that letter will allow them to have an idea that you will like."
dedcat wrote:At least it serves a purpose for those still in need of a core for 3rd party add-ons.
This. This is one of the reasons why people here should import
him. But for me... I am good with my (e-HOBBY version) "Alternity" Ultra Magnus. Typo in his name and all.