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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby REMINATOR » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:25 pm

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I'm thinking, maybe I should purchase Hasbro Prime (in addition to my current MP10). Once TTomy release an armor MP UMagnus, then the Hasbro Prime can serve as the inner core of the armor fighting along side with the TTomy white robot Magnus. Then my dream display will be completed :BOWDOWN: :BOWDOWN: :
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby xyl360 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:26 pm

Not too bad at all, but I'm still glad after seeing the comparisons that I picked up the Takara version.

I'll be skipping this one from Hasbro. I do like how they painted the lights on top yellow though. I may have to do the same on my MP-10 :).
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Mykltron » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:42 pm

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I think perhaps, in this case, they've gone for comic colours.

I'm glad I got the Takara version.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:12 pm

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For my part, owning an MP-10, I sort of prefer the way the Hasbro version optics were colored. More noticeable/ prominent unlike the Tomy version. Spike too has more details(surprise surprise) though the cab of the truck has less paint details except for the overhead headlights(again, surprise surprise again).

Though I kind of not like the washed out colors.....looks a bit on the cheap(maybe the reason for the price difference?) like the infamous G1 anniversary version released a few years ago by Hasbro or better yet, like the MP-01 mold DVD version.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Doubledealer93 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:33 pm

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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:44 pm

I prefer the colors of the Takara version.

I prefer the price of the Hasbro version.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby craggy » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:21 pm

I don't mind the colours on the Hasbro one. Yes, in comparison, the Takara is more in line with the G1 toy, but the US/Europe(pwease?) release is toon/comic colours and doesn't look bad. The shade of blue is different, but other than that, there's the lights on the cab now painted, and the bits on the wheel arches not, so it balances out fine for me.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Doctor McGrath » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:22 pm

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Other than the shade of blue, there aren't many differences on Prime. I like the painted yellow lights on the top part of his cab. Looks nice for such a small touch. For $100, I'll pick him up as well.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Blurrz » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:30 pm

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I'll take the lighter colors, probably 'cause they're $150 less expensive.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Hotrodimust » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:56 pm

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Burn wrote:Though another reason I didn't get the initial Takara release was to hold out for a hopeful Ultra Magnus set. :BOWDOWN:

Man, you don't know how much I want that statement to be real!
I'm thinking, maybe I should purchase Hasbro Prime (in addition to my current MP10). Once TTomy release an armor MP UMagnus, then the Hasbro Prime can serve as the inner core of the armor fighting along side with the TTomy white robot Magnus. Then my dream display will be completed :BOWDOWN: :BOWDOWN: :
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:15 pm

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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby wewyllenium » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:32 pm

I will have this toy soon. I do not want to mess so much with my Takara ver. I'm glad Hasbro brings to the table something I could man-handle without so much care. :D
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:54 pm

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Well, comparing the two...
I like the shade of red of the Hasbro version, but the shade of blue of the Takara version.
I like the bright optics of the Hasbro version, but the lemon shade of yellow of the Takara version.
I like the shiny trailer of the Hasbro version, but the silver Roller of the Takara version.
I like the better-painted Spike of the Hasbro version, but the dimmer shade of gray of the Takara version.
But, the deciding factor:
Gauntlet101010 wrote:I prefer the colors of the Takara version.

I prefer the price of the Hasbro version.
Yeah, I'll have ill choice but to get the Hasbro version.

Though, the differing shades of blue reminds me of the light blue variant of G1 Optimus Prime from back in the 80's.

But, then again, these pictures seem kinda low quality. What we need is a full blown Seibertron.com Toy Gallery to give a toy comparison between these two the proper justice they deserve. I'm sure there's one coming down the line, but just sayin'. :-B
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby megatronus » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:54 pm

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Over the past couple years, I've discovered a deranged solution:

Buy both! #-o

I open the Takara versions and put them on display, and keep the Hasbro versions MISB. The Hasbro versions - Grimlock, Rodimus, and now Prime - come in the nice windowed boxes for easy display. The Takara versions, on the other hand, come in black, not quite-so-attractive boxes.

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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Megatronsdemise666 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:20 pm

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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby kirbenvost » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:04 am

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I can probably deal with the lighter colors, but the painted-over eyes are what's kind of killing it for me. :( I really prefer the transparent jeweled look of the Takara version.

Still, I'll reserve final judgement for when I see a better gallery or in person. And it's not like I can afford the Takara version anyway...

I guess he still looks good in the SDCC gallery:

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Maybe it's just the lighting in this one.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby noctorro » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:43 am

I like the Takara price better, it's more elite and killer for my wallet.

I like the Hasbro paint better, cuz I love cartoon accuracy.

I think I'll go for the hasbro one, SDCC Bruticus has made me near homeless. My gawd, ebay........ Next year I'll be @ Santiago my self!
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Banjo-Tron » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:13 am

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I prefer the lighter blue in the alt mode, and the darker blue in the 'bot mode. Spike is much better. I said I wouldn't buy this, but if it makes it to the UK< it will be very difficult not to! I still think that in alt mode, the legs look way too thick.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Ravage XK » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:16 am

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I wonder if the lighting or the camera flash (if used) made the Hasbro version look lighter? Still, who cares. It saves you a bunch of cash. I will buy on sight when it comes to the UK. :)
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Jehuty » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:27 am

Have you guys all gone crazy? G1 fan here -- Takara's Optimus Prime is more cartoon accurate. Optimus prime only has light blue eyes, the rest of his body is Dark Blue.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby orangeitis » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:02 am

Jehuty wrote:Have you guys all gone crazy? G1 fan here -- Takara's Optimus Prime is more cartoon accurate. Optimus prime only has light blue eyes, the rest of his body is Dark Blue.
Another G1 fan here. Darker shades of blue ain't worth $150 more. >:oP
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Ravage XK » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:04 am

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orangeitis wrote:
Jehuty wrote:Have you guys all gone crazy? G1 fan here -- Takara's Optimus Prime is more cartoon accurate. Optimus prime only has light blue eyes, the rest of his body is Dark Blue.
Another G1 fan here. Darker shades of blue ain't worth $150 more. >:oP


A couple of cheap and simple fix, squint your eyes when you look at the Hasbro version to cut down on the the light you let into your eyes OR stand the figure in a shadow. Sorted.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby Sodan-1 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:00 am

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The lighter colours are a little garish, but they do also seem more cartoon accurate especially with the lighter eyes. The lower price also makes this hard to resist compared to Takara's version.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby RodimalToyota » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:37 am

being that it's 150 less for the same thing, you could paint flames, and give him a Monkey ass, and I'd still buy it.
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Re: MP-10: Takara Convoy vs. Hasbro Optimus Prime Comparison Images

Postby orangeitis » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:42 pm

RodimalToyota wrote:being that it's 150 less for the same thing, you could paint flames, and give him a Monkey ass, and I'd still buy it.
Are you implying that wouldn't be awesome? :P
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