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Postby LOST Cybertronian » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:04 pm

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Our new gallery entry this day is Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-18 Skywarp. As is par for the course with seekers, Skywarp is a straight repaint of the Generations Fall of Cybertron Starscream mold. Thus far Skywarp is a Takara exclusive and with Hasbro releasing Thundercracker in the future, this means you need to import this figure to complete the trio of seekers. This gallery has the usual high quality photos with comparisons to Starscream in both robot and alt modes. Click on the pictures to get started.

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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Mindmaster » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:19 pm

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Still needs more black, but other than that, Hasbro better get its **** together and release Skywarp. Can't make only two of the original three seekers! =P~
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby xyl360 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:35 pm

Hey Ryan, you don't happen to plan on getting the TG Starscream, do you? It puts Hasbro's to shame in my opinion and looks awesome side by side with Skywarp.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Seibertron » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:42 pm

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xyl360 wrote:Hey Ryan, you don't happen to plan on getting the TG Starscream, do you? It puts Hasbro's to shame in my opinion and looks awesome side by side with Skywarp.


I haven't gotten it yet ... probably when I do Thundercracker's gallery.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Flux Convoy » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:16 pm

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Really liking Skywarp and this seeker mold. Waiting on my Takara Starscream but I have the Hasbro version. Looks great to me. I'd like to see more usage from it.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby FortMacs » Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:17 pm

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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby welcometothedarksyde » Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:50 pm

Well Takara put Shattered Glass Decepticon symbols on him, that's interesting
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Noideaforaname » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:02 pm

Is it just me, or do the insignias on the wings look distorted? I guess it may be an optical illusion caused by those lines sculpted into the wings.

Skywarp needs a better color breakup. All that grey makes him look, well, like Astrotrain.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby MagnetarPrime » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:45 pm

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I just got mine delivered today with some other figures, he looks awesome and the colors are really nice, looks like I'll have to pick Takara FOC Starscream up soon. :APPLAUSE:
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Venoose1 » Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:03 am

Noideaforaname wrote:Is it just me, or do the insignias on the wings look distorted? I guess it may be an optical illusion caused by those lines sculpted into the wings.

Skywarp needs a better color breakup. All that grey makes him look, well, like Astrotrain.


It looks like the insignia has been photoshopped on afterwards.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby MagnetarPrime » Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:03 am

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Well idk what's going on with my post,,, well I guess I will post it again,, please mod "approve" my posts this is the 3rd post is not showing up in 3 days

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WOW he looks awesome, I just got mine delivered yesterday with other TF Takara figures. I think that Takara did a great paint job, I like this figure overall and now I will have to pick up Takara Starscream soon,, lol,,, actually all my future FOC TF will be Takara made :)
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Optimizzy » Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:04 am

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Wow. This is a great use of the mold. Far better for Skywarp than for Starscream for reasons I cannot explain. I just wish he was a little darker with some more black. I don't mind the gray but it is too light. Skywarp was black with purple. This focuses too much on the purple IMHO. However, still is a great use of the mold and, although I hated it for Starscream, I quite like it for Skywarp. Go figure.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:37 am

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Needs some black but it is accurate to the game if IIRC. Would love to get him but I've resigned myself to the fact that Takara figures are just too much for me nowadays, aside from MPs and Reissues. But of course if Hasbro brings him Stateside, he's mine!
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Noideaforaname » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:54 am

Being mostly grey is game-accurate? Man, that's like a parody of itself.

The DS version has a more interesting deco:
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby SentinelA » Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:48 am

Why is he purple? This is a mistake they've been making since TF: Cybertron. And what's with the red Decepticon symbols?
It I get this guy he will be Decepticlone. I hope Hasbro makes a black, more accurate version.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Gallery: TG-18 Deluxe Skywarp

Postby Mindmaster » Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:57 am

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SentinelA wrote:Why is he purple? This is a mistake they've been making since TF: Cybertron.


Surprise, he was colored like this in War for Cybertron. (Couldn't find a better picture, sorry)

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Purple wings and everything.

Though I do agree with that there needs to be more black and not steel gray.

And what's with the red Decepticon symbols?


Purple on purple = purple. ;)

I hope Hasbro makes a black, more accurate version.


If they decide to release him. >:oP They have yet to even announce his release Hopefully they'll tell us their intentions at BotCon or SDCC, maybe even on this very website.
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SentinelA wrote:And what's with the red Decepticon symbols?


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To you thinking the same: what would stand out more: purple on purple, or reddish-purple on blue-purple? :-B
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New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:16 pm

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Seibertron.com is ecstatic to present for your consideration a new gallery, Takara Tomy Generations TG-20 Ratbat. This metallic purple and gold repaint and retool of Generations Scourge represents Senator Ratbat before his days as Soundwave's minion. The full gallery is waiting there for you just by clicking on any of the pictures below.

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Postby Mindmaster » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:36 pm

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Eh, looks alright. But again, unless we see a stateside release, it's a reluctant pass from me. Still surprised they didn't announce it for the Generations: Thrilling 30 line...
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

Postby Arctorro » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:53 pm

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Really like this toy, mainly because of the "bat" mode! I don't normally go in for the Cybertronian modes of characters though, so it is hard to justify the Takara price tag.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

Postby Bounti76 » Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:10 am

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Ha! The day I get this figure in the mail is the day the galleries go up. Now I can look at the awesomeness without having to open mine. What really sold me on paying for this figure is the amazing artwork and that awesome bat mode. I'm also just going out on a limb and saying that I doubt this will be released in the U.S. Combine that and I don't feel too bad at all about paying import prices.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

Postby sdn1337 » Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:25 am

I really love the way this figure looks. The concept of a robot Ratbat is awesome! In upcoming TF shows they should have the concept like this where he has an alt, Ratbat, and robot mode.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

Postby RiddlerJ » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:08 am

While this figure looks nice, I have to admit I never liked the idea of a humanoid Ratbat. I preferred the Marvel version where he was perfectly happy as a bat because all of his strengths were in his head.
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Re: New Takara Tomy Generations Galleries

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Postby Seibertron » Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:20 pm

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I just want to take a quick moment to thank Takara Tomy for finally using a dark purple instead of the other shades that they've tried to pass off as purple in the past. THIS IS PURPLE!

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THIS IS NOT THE PURPLE WE WANT TO SEE ON TRANSFORMERS!
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