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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:01 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Bumblebee: B-2 (two B's, BumbleBee)
The thing about this is that the 2 is written out like how "two" would be, instead of being represented by the number "2", hence "Beetwo".
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Rated X » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:12 am

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Down_Shift » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:50 am

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Nemesis Destron » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:16 am

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Ratchet would look so much better if the plugs weren't such a freakin' eye sore! They should have made these holes like the ones for DOTM figs! #-o :VEHI:
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby gavinfuzzy » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:29 am

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:01 am

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Sabrblade wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Bumblebee: B-2 (two B's, BumbleBee)
The thing about this is that the 2 is written out like how "two" would be, instead of being represented by the number "2", hence "Beetwo".


Doesn't matter for transcribing the kana (romaji is the transcribed text with the Roman alphabet if you must know). If a pun in English was intended, like Beetwo for Beetle, then I'll accept that as the official transcription. But none are given, so it's all up for interpretation.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Hypershock » Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:09 pm

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wow, im surprised at how much i like the microns. Bee's and cliff's especially, but they all look pretty cool. I do NOT dig the extra pegholes molded onto the figs however >:oP
long story short, if these ever come to the US il get one maybe two cliffs for sure cuz of his current lack of triple blasters, then maybe some others.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby PrymeStriker » Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:10 pm

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Yet again, Skywarp looks badass. I hope Hastak makes a Thundercracker :saint:

And as for the Targetmasters, bring this to the US please!!!
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Hypershock » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:24 pm

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:00 pm

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Nemesis Destron wrote:Ratchet would look so much better if the plugs weren't such a freakin' eye sore! They should have made these holes like the ones for DOTM figs! #-o :VEHI:


DOTM voyager Ironhide had horribly obvious plugs on his alt mode's roof and sides. Not only were they not covered, there's a raised rim around them as if they weren't enough of an eyesore.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Counterpunch » Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:54 pm

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Nemesis Destron wrote:Ratchet would look so much better if the plugs weren't such a freakin' eye sore! They should have made these holes like the ones for DOTM figs! #-o :VEHI:


DOTM voyager Ironhide had horribly obvious plugs on his alt mode's roof and sides. Not only were they not covered, there's a raised rim around them as if they weren't enough of an eyesore.


But...DotM Voyager Ironhide was a hot steaming pile of dog crap... :-(
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Razama » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:01 pm

Preorders cancelled..

I was expecting a little more out of these. They seem too similar to the hasbro ones with just minor paint jobs but with holes all over. The microns are awesome but not worth the mark up IMO. The only one id be interested in is skywarp.. :-?

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Blurrz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:36 am

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby craggy » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:12 am

Hypershock wrote:wow, im surprised at how much i like the microns. Bee's and cliff's especially, but they all look pretty cool. I do NOT dig the extra pegholes molded onto the figs however >:oP
long story short, if these ever come to the US il get one maybe two cliffs for sure cuz of his current lack of triple blasters, then maybe some others.

I'm in the same boat of liking the microns but not the extra-holy vehicles. might yet see about getting a couple of these guys but I'm primarily hoping for the targetmaster guys to get individual releases, or a box set release, from Hasbro.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Hypershock » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:28 pm

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Blurrz wrote:Is this the real life?

Or is this just fantasy?


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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby kirbenvost » Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:24 pm

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Hrm... I dunno. :/ I was considering Ratchet... I like the added paint detail, but I don't care for the extra vehicle nubs and they didn't paint his chest windows. I guess if I get the Hasbro version and Reprolabels I'd still be saving money...

Yaaay, Skywarp, another Japanese exclusive. Count me out. :roll:
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:02 pm

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Hypershock wrote:
Blurrz wrote:Is this the real life?

Or is this just fantasy?


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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

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Postby Trikeboy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:51 am

Because it's easy come, easy go


On topic. not 100% sold on the Takara Prime stuff anymore. Will probably stick with Hasbro. Skywarp could be the exception. Definitly not getting MP11. i don't like the large points on the wings and it definitly not paying out for a plastic pink cape. i have a crown and cape on my Hasbro MP Starscream.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby Tigertrack » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:22 am

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Why worry about ports on your vehicle modes when they never get transformed to vehicle mode?

I think they are worth trying a couple for sure.
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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby phase » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:59 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
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Blurrz wrote:Is this the real life?

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Re: TakaraTomy Updates: Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Bumblebee and New Campaign Microns

Postby grimdragon2001 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:05 pm

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gonna get Megatron since i missed out on the first edition one, wish they went with the voyager version of him though. i truly hole they make these new targetmasters/minicons in the states though. they could be sold in 3 packs like the Armada days
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