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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby President-prime » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:35 am

Bigger or not. Seems like many fans like what they saw. BBTS' preordered is sold out.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Rushie » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:08 am

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Might be the angle where the picture was taken, but compared to the pair of legs to the left, this seems like a much shorter person. Could still have big hands though...
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby El Duque » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:27 am

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Site sponsor BigBadToyStore just sent over a new set of images for Takara Tomy's upcoming Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber. We finally get to see color images of both figures in their robot modes and the race queen figures that so many of you have been waiting for. The 90mm race queens are fully articulated. Images mirrored below.

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:47 am

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Prime and Saber, two walking advertisements. :lol:
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:56 am

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The knees and ankles look awful, they hurt the whole look. Yes, articulation good, but there must be a better way, like Barbie doll knees. Less range of motion, but much better appearance.

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby RodimalToyota » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:19 am

Holy crap! Microman Race Queens!
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:30 am

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At least they're better than HA figures. :lol:

Man, I really wish I could get Star Saber, but he's just too expensive.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:54 am

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So Star Saber has a gun sword? I hope theres a way to hold it up right.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:02 am

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The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby hinomars19 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:19 am

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Well the race queen figures certainly explain the price hike. Defitnetly getting them now I know I'm not paying silly prices just for a quick retool. :grin:

But 90mm? So they are no way in scale/meant to interact with the TF? I thought maybe we were gonna get something about the size of MP Spike who could ride around in them :D Not complaining though :KREMZEEK:

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Hiryu02 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:02 pm

I thought folks were just being a bit petty about the mold, but now that I've seen in it close to final form, it really isn't that great.

The shins, feet, forearms and hands in particular just don't look good.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby craggy » Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:06 pm

dagnabbit, the more i see of Star Saber the more I like. He comes with the blue girlie, yes?
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Manterax Prime » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:02 pm

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Posable Race Queens? THANK YOU TAKARA! That has officially sealed the deal for me.

Though, they could've done better. They're not bad, they just could be better. Still, nothing major to complain about.

Totally getting Prime and Saber. Wonder what Fort Max's Race Queen will look like.

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:09 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.


Leave it to TakaraTomy to have Transformers and Microman crossbreed again :lol: Would those figures be in scale with 1:32 though?
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:22 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.


Leave it to TakaraTomy to have Transformers and Microman crossbreed again :lol: Would those figures be in scale with 1:32 though?
No way.

They'd have to be like the size of MP Spike to fit inside the toys' Vehicle modes. ;)
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:49 pm

Speaking of Microman... I wonder if they have ever considered doing pre-Transformers reissues. Diaclone is currently 30 and Microman will turn 40 in a couple of years. Plus, we have less than 3 years (for Japan) until they celebrate 30 years of Transformers there.

And yes - Atop of a few Transformers that I'd like to see be placed in the Encore line... I would love to see the Diaclone line get some love, even if they become Toy Hobby or e-HOBBY exclusives. My collection needs some of that kind of lovin'. :lol:

But with this... Lets just say that I am glad I did not preorder. Just not feeling anything when it comes to the final product. >:oP
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby guarayakha » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:39 pm

Starsaber would've been perfect if he was in Convoy's alt colors, and vice versa. But that's just my opinion.

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:49 am

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Sabrblade wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.


Leave it to TakaraTomy to have Transformers and Microman crossbreed again :lol: Would those figures be in scale with 1:32 though?
No way.

They'd have to be like the size of MP Spike to fit inside the toys' Vehicle modes. ;)


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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby kirbenvost » Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:29 pm

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guarayakha wrote:Starsaber would've been perfect if he was in Convoy's alt colors, and vice versa. But that's just my opinion.

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True dat. Although he could use a bit more white on the chest, maybe.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:33 pm

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So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:48 pm

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:47 am

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.


Thanks for the info!

My Japanese is pretty rudimentary especially when it comes to Kanji, so I could only make out the characters Taka(something) Mi(something). :lol:

I think she actually looks prettier than the figure. Or maybe it's just the lack of ball joints? :P
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby craggy » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:27 am

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:
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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.


Thanks for the info!

My Japanese is pretty rudimentary especially when it comes to Kanji, so I could only make out the characters Taka(something) Mi(something). :lol:

I think she actually looks prettier than the figure. Or maybe it's just the lack of ball joints? :P

I think it's just the manufacturers managed to hide the articulation points better on humans, and to be fair, they are a much larger scale.
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