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Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TJ Duckett » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:12 am



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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:11 pm

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wow... very nice! I hope to find him soon, I'll be in NY this weekend, hopefully the TRU in Times Square will have him in stock, I know it's prior to the 15th release date... but one can hope!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TJ Duckett » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:55 pm

Dude! I hope you find him soon. He rocks!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:06 pm

Motto: ""If you got it, flaunt it baby!""
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TJ Duckett wrote:Dude! I hope you find him soon. He rocks!



oh trust me! I really hope so too!, I'm glad I finally saw a pic that compares both the Takara and Hasbro editions... I really like the blue that Hasbro did on him, a little different from G1 but that sets it apart from the rest!

thanks for the awesome pics! ;)^
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TJ Duckett » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:44 pm

Np man, and yea Hasbro really knocked it out of the park!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby El Duque » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:19 pm

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Seibertron.com member TJ Duckett brings us a review of the recently released Hasbro version of Masterpiece Optimus Prime 2.0 exclusive to Toys"R"Us. The figure has been turning up all over the country, check your local Toys"R"Us for this highly anticipated release. Check out TJ's video review and images below:



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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TFfan92 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:54 pm

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Do my eyes and ears deceive me?! Did Hasbro just release an Mp figure that's superior to the original Takara version?!! :shock:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Hero » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:12 pm

Much prefer the Hasbro version. Brighter blue and colored eyes make it a no brainer.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Rhinox23 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:16 pm

Great comparison and review of the Hasbro vs. TT versions! I never jumped at the TT mold and I am very glad that I didn't. I am more than happy to own the Hasbro version! The colors look great to me and the eyes really put it over the top! The count down is on until he ships from TRU on Monday!! :BOT:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby President-prime » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:25 pm

All I can say is. Wow! Wow! Did I just double post? Wow! Man, either those pics came out good or this toy rocks. Or maybe both. But this is what an mp is supposed to look like. Just checked mp sideswipe and that's not a masterpiece. Sorry. Takara-tomy sideswipe for around $83 + shipping or Hasbro mp prime for $99. For almost the same price, sideswipe looks extremely inferior. Was gonna pre-order mp ss, but forget it now. I'll wait and see what Hasbro can do to make him 80 bucks. But Optimus is awesome. Glad I preordered 2, hehe
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Gearslide » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:46 pm

So Takara went for a Show Accurate Blue, while Hasbro went with a Comic Accurate Blue?

Well, that makes this a tough choice...

Wait, what' that? Hasbro's Optimus has painted lights and eyes that don't look dead and sparkless?

Hasbro it is then!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby kirbenvost » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:14 am

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Haha, I love that pic of Prime snatching the Matrix away from Hot Rod. :lol:

MP OP looks amazing. I can't wait to get my hands on him!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:45 am

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The lighting in this video makes the reds looks more like orange.

"TakaraTommy"? "Henkai"? Whoops. :lol:

Still kinda wish Hasbro has the silver roller since that color version is the on that was seen the most often in the fiction. Not just the cartoon, but the comics as well.

Yay! The trailers are the same silver! :D

Too bad about the lack of silver finish on the interior details of the trailer. :-(

Love those eyes on the Hasbro version. ;)^

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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Dyn@mo » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:16 am

Very nice. They say patience is a virtue, and in this particular case it's true.
I get a superior version of the toy (in my opinion - personal preference) and save $200.
It's still overpriced but it could be worse - it could be a $20 deluxe.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby CrimsonPrime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:14 am

Imma stick with my Takara version. In my opinion that bright blue makes the figure look "cheap" and "fake" and that painted eye looks horrible. Again it's MY opinion, no need to debate/argue about it.

Those who like it, I'm glad you can save your precious money buying this version instead.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby noctorro » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:38 am

ermegherd eptemers perme!!!

I seriously need this figure, I had the MP01 takara, huge 'n heavy. Could've killed my cat.

This version is better imho, hopefully I can ebay it for a reasonable price. Since europe always gets the shaft on anything toy related.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby DevastaTTor » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:35 am

It'll be nice to have both versions to have one displayed in each mode. Hope to have the same equal goodness for future MP releases!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby daniel77 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:54 am

Nice review. However, you mis transformed both in Alt mode. There's a panel under both arms to cover the space between front wheel and the tank. A lot of ppl forget to unfold that panel.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:38 am

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like Steve Irwin used to say "what a beauty!", wow... the more I look at the pics the more I like what Hasbro did, finally them fools got it together! :lol: , but seriously, just wow! I really hope I can get him today, I'm waiting for a couple of stores to open and I'll start making my calls! :grin:

again, beautiful pics! =P~


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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby PaxCybertron82 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:20 am

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I have to say, this is the first time I've been equally impressed by both versions. I like that Takara's is darker and Hasbro used the lighter animation colors, and its awesome that Hasbro included ALL of the stuff that comes with MP-10. The only thing Hasbro wins the tie with is the eyes. I don't mind Takara's as much as some people, but it would be nice if they were this bright. :BOT:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby PaxCybertron82 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:35 am

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daniel77 wrote:Nice review. However, you mis transformed both in Alt mode. There's a panel under both arms to cover the space between front wheel and the tank. A lot of ppl forget to unfold that panel.



I.... :oops: ....I do this too...in fact, I thought I had the issue kicked until you mentioned it, and sure as shoot, went to my MP-10 and forgot it again.... :oops:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby omega666 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:56 am

I'm glad I ordered the MP figure from Toys R Us but if I had the option between the Takara and Hasbro, I'd choose Takara. I just don't like that bright blue. Maybe I will upgrade my Hasbro to Takara one day but the only real reason to get the Hasbro is the price. I'm tempted to paint the blues darker.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:59 am

Motto: ""If you got it, flaunt it baby!""
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I'm so freakin happy right now!, just called my local TRU and they got a couple in today, so they're holding one for me! :DANCE:

TO ALL MY NORTHERN VA PEEPS, the Manassas TRU should have one more, the TRU in Kingstowne Alexandria should of gotten 2 in today, so call and get yours! :PEACE:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Counterpunch » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:05 am

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TFfan92 wrote:Do my eyes and ears deceive me?! Did Hasbro just release an Mp figure that's superior to the original Takara version?!! :shock:


Not exactly.

The Hasbro version is very nice and for the price is what most will choose.

The Takara version is actually more show accurate. G1 Prime really had a dark blue in the show. The colbolt blue on Hasbro prime seems to be the more modern take on his colors.

People are going to get mad at this comment but it's true. Just a matter of what matters to you in an MP figure.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:21 am

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