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Postby fenrir72 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:56 pm

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It reached number one in impressive was conducted at the end of last year in the "Masterpiece Fan's Choice",
Commercialization in the masterpiece has been determined "Star Saber"
Development project has started finally.
Let me show you a drawing of the design study for this time of development diary first time!
It is a drawing of the study early stages but would still can feel the coolness of heroic Star Saber.
By future, elements of mechanical toy is going to be added to this figure, the degree of perfection as a toy is gradually increasing.
Star Saber commercialization has been determined by the vote of everyone.
Future, so continue to update from time to time the development progress of Star Saber on this page, can not wait you also want to enjoy together the way to market in this article will be released by all means.

Machine translated which means.............what the?

Am I correct to understand that they, Tomy are incorporating a lot of the heroic cool design on the initial design stages?
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Takara Tomy Fan Choice Masterpiece Star Saber - Development Diary and Early Study Sketches

Postby Va'al » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:27 am

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Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com user fenrir72, we took a look at the official Takara Tomy website (and Twitter account) to find some further information on the Fan's Choice Masterpiece figure: Star Saber! The site offers some information, Google translated and tweaked below and an early stages study sketch, also mirrored below, confirming its mass release and the creation of a 'development diary'. So stay tuned with Seibertron.com and Takara as we bring you more about this figure during its creation before it's released!

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It reached number one in impressive in the "Masterpiece Fan's Choice" poll conducted at the end of last year. Mass release of the masterpiece "Star Saber" has been confirmed.
Development project has finally begun.

Let us show you a drawing of the design study for this first installment of the development diary!

It is a early study sketch, but it's still possible to see the coolness of heroic Star Saber. Further along, elements of mechanical toy are going to be added to this figure, as the level of perfection as a toy is gradually increasing.

The Masterpiece Star Saber mass release has been determined by the vote of everyone.
We will continue to update from time to time the development progress of Star Saber on this page, as we cannot wait for you to also enjoy the process of it getting onto the market, and all information will be stated on this page.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:52 am

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@ Va'al

Thanks for the proper translation. What makes the art cool is the acronym W.I.P. :DANCE:

Work in Progress............12 months to go? I'm giddy like a schoolgirl!
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:20 am

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What this means by "diary" is that this page on TT's website will be updated periodically with information about the figure as production of it continues onward.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Siger » Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:40 am

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Cool looking, but Gundam?
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:47 am

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More like a mix of Optimus and Gundam. He's one of the "Cybertron" commanders back in Victory.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby craggy » Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:40 am

Star Saber's design has always been a little Gundam. I think his daddy was playing both franchises.

Honestly can't say there's a whole lot to get me excited from those pics, because it's just a picture of the character in each of his modes (well, there's no tiny wee dude, but I bet they'll get to that) but in general I'm pretty keen to see more. I like the design of the character and depending on how big he ends up being he might work okay in the IDW side of my collection. Heck, might just get him any way, since there's no other version of him I'm really able to get that's worth the money to me.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:15 pm

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You mean the "Courage" unit? He's a necessary part despite he only got to show up during the show were the transformation sequences.
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Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Teaser - Possible Full Reveal Close

Postby Va'al » Fri Jun 13, 2014 5:25 am

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Quite a while ago we reported the beginning of the Fan Poll Choice Masterpiece Star Saber's journey to production, with some early study sketches. Today, Twitter account TFYuki has teased what could be a fairly big reveal for the figure coming tomorrow. Check out the image below, which appears to feature the original toy's feet over some new design sketches, and speculate away!

UPDATE: The account has also tweeted an image of the new figure's prototype feet, mirrored below.

So everyone, tomorrow at the Tomy booth at Tokyo Toy Show 2014 "Let's Say Go!"


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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby guarayakha » Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:08 am

Full prototype reveal tomorrow!? F**k, how am I gonna sleep through the night!!!?


:KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK:

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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:48 am

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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Miles Wolf » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:07 am

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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby megatronus » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:17 am

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Nice. I'm highly anticipating this guy. Should be a very nice change of pace aesthetics-wise.

I just hope they do another MP fan poll, but this time, featuring Decepticon leaders!
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby DeadCaL » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:22 am

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I saw the first foot and I went "Waitaminute, that foot doesn't look very.... oooOOOOhhhh" :lol:
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby guarayakha » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:39 am

megatronus wrote:Nice. I'm highly anticipating this guy. Should be a very nice change of pace aesthetics-wise.

I just hope they do another MP fan poll, but this time, featuring Decepticon leaders!


Heh, most of the cons that I wanted an MP of is mostly the non-leaders. MP LioKaiser would be dope, but that's stepping into combiner territory.

Makes you wonder though; Which con leader would most Japanese TF fans pick? I can't quite imagine them picking Megatron, so perhaps Galvatron? Gigatron is kinda too bizzare looking, and Scorponok's kinda meh. Maybe Overlord(if he qualifies as a leader alongside BlackZarak), Cybertron Megatron and Reverse Convoy. Or maybe they'll just pick Deathsaurus just to go with StarSaber.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby triKlops » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:11 am

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This should be a great day for reveals; really looking forward to this guy.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby YRQRM0 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:17 am

Is this the result of that MP fan poll that featured all the Primes? Meaning no MP Armada Optimus? :-(
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Siger » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:22 am

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Sorry, I don't have a robot foot fetish. [-(
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Postby kirbenvost » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:51 am

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I literally said 'OMG' out loud when I saw the prototype foot. :o I feel like this has been the best year for Japanese releases in a long, long time.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby ScottyP » Fri Jun 13, 2014 10:05 am

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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:37 am

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Will be waiting in anticipation. MP-11 Starscream and Star Saber are the two Masterpieces I really want. Hopefully it won't be overwhelmingly awesome that it will make me want Star Saber more than Starscream... :PRAY:
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby G1COLLECTOR » Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:08 pm

ULTRA PASS ON THIS!!!
Come on, work on MP Blaster /Autobot MP Cassettes, MP Jazz, Mp Tracks, MP Hound, & *MP Sunstreaker..... Let's not waste time on this Crap, Star Saber...??
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:29 pm

Motto: "For I have dipped my hands in muddied waters, and, withdrawing them, find 'tis better to be a commander than a common man!"
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
G1COLLECTOR wrote:ULTRA PASS ON THIS!!!
Come on, work on MP Blaster /Autobot MP Cassettes, MP Jazz, Mp Tracks, MP Hound, & *MP Sunstreaker..... Let's not waste time on this Crap, Star Saber...??


You understand that this project was separate from the actual Masterpiece line, so that it wouldn't interfere with the potential work on those that you named... right? And Star Saber has a buttload of popularity in Japan, so them getting an MP Star Saber is just as important as us getting an MP Optimus Prime.

Cool yer jets, buddy. We'll get those characters in due time.
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby G1COLLECTOR » Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:38 pm

Oh, ok then, no big deal if it doesn't hold the MP Line up, who cares.
Thanks for setting me straight buddy !
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Re: MP Star Saber........let the countdown begin?

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 4:15 pm

Motto: "Power to the strong and the right!"
Weapon: Plasma Cannon
Prototype feet? gigidy!
Current collection status

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