New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby Counterpunch » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:04 am

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Sabrblade wrote:If you guys think Airachnid got the short end of the stick in her toy form, it gets worse for her Japanese portrayal.
n the Japanese dub of Prime, Airachnid's personality is completely different from her US interpretation. In the dub, she is a bubbly, giggling, high-strung chatterbox that is obsessed with collecting handsome boys as trophies. Played up as something of a female Pepe Le Pew, she constantly swoons over Jack, calling him her "hunk", her "darling", her "cutie Jack-chan" and various other lovey-dovey remarks as she amorously pursues him (even going so far as to sing love songs to him, mid-chase). While her sadistic qualities remain, she's played more like a creepy stalker girl than a vicious monster.
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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby gavinfuzzy » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:55 am

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Counterpunch wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:If you guys think Airachnid got the short end of the stick in her toy form, it gets worse for her Japanese portrayal.
n the Japanese dub of Prime, Airachnid's personality is completely different from her US interpretation. In the dub, she is a bubbly, giggling, high-strung chatterbox that is obsessed with collecting handsome boys as trophies. Played up as something of a female Pepe Le Pew, she constantly swoons over Jack, calling him her "hunk", her "darling", her "cutie Jack-chan" and various other lovey-dovey remarks as she amorously pursues him (even going so far as to sing love songs to him, mid-chase). While her sadistic qualities remain, she's played more like a creepy stalker girl than a vicious monster.
:BANG_HEAD:


She's Yandere?


Is TFP completely reanimated in Japan? Or just redubbed?
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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:52 am

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gavinfuzzy wrote:
Counterpunch wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:If you guys think Airachnid got the short end of the stick in her toy form, it gets worse for her Japanese portrayal.
n the Japanese dub of Prime, Airachnid's personality is completely different from her US interpretation. In the dub, she is a bubbly, giggling, high-strung chatterbox that is obsessed with collecting handsome boys as trophies. Played up as something of a female Pepe Le Pew, she constantly swoons over Jack, calling him her "hunk", her "darling", her "cutie Jack-chan" and various other lovey-dovey remarks as she amorously pursues him (even going so far as to sing love songs to him, mid-chase). While her sadistic qualities remain, she's played more like a creepy stalker girl than a vicious monster.
:BANG_HEAD:


She's Yandere?


Is TFP completely reanimated in Japan? Or just redubbed?


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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:53 pm

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Airachnid is way too small. Nice chopper, but the robot mode is pathetic.
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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby funklizard » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:49 pm

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I snagged Airachnid today at Target. Yes, the figure kind of sucks. But it is Airachnid; and probably the only one we're going to get. I'll be skipping the rest of this wave, though. Dead End and Yet Another Bumblebee aren't bad repaints; but they're not especially compelling, either.

Target's joined TRU in gouging on these figures. New price for Deluxes is $14.99; $24.99 for Voyagers. Ouch. If Airachnid weren't just one per case, I'd have waited to find her at Walmart.

(At this rate, Walmart's prices may be going up, too.)
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Re: New Transformers Prime galleries: Airachnid, Dead End and Shadow Strike Bumblebee

Postby necr0blivion » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:33 am

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funklizard wrote:I snagged Airachnid today at Target. Yes, the figure kind of sucks. But it is Airachnid; and probably the only one we're going to get. I'll be skipping the rest of this wave, though. Dead End and Yet Another Bumblebee aren't bad repaints; but they're not especially compelling, either.

Target's joined TRU in gouging on these figures. New price for Deluxes is $14.99; $24.99 for Voyagers. Ouch. If Airachnid weren't just one per case, I'd have waited to find her at Walmart.

(At this rate, Walmart's prices may be going up, too.)


I was also at Target a few days ago. While I didn't notice the price change to TFs, I did notice that the G.I. Joes and Marvel Universe figures were now $9.99. Which seems ridiculous, because at least the MU figures were sitting there for awhile at $7.99 - 8.49ea, increasing the price is going to get them to move faster?

Anyways, not sure if this will be indicative of the price points for the foreseeable future, but worth noting that it's not just TFs.
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