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New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby El Duque » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:33 am

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Site sponsor Robotkingdom is on site at Ani-Con & Games Hong Kong 2012, and has posted new images of the Asian market exclusive reissue G1 Sixhot from Hasbro's display. This reissue features metallic paint, chromed weapons, and premium book style packaging. Images mirrored below.


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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby RhA » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:57 am

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Up untill now I was under the impression that this was a Takara reissue. It's Hasbro... Sorta surprises me.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:57 am

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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Trikeboy » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:09 am

Looks great but I'm not willing to pay what they are wanting. you can get a 100% complete original Sixshot for less on ebay.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Balgorra » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:18 am

Since this is a Hasbro release I wonder what are the chances of it getting released here in the US.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby wolverinetodd » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:15 pm

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I want to know what the latest news is on the 3rd party Sixshot, the one that has all those points of articulation and still transforms into six different modes. I haven't seen or heard anything since the prototype was displayed at one of the conventions earlier in the year.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby El Duque » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:29 pm

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wolverinetodd wrote:I want to know what the latest news is on the 3rd party Sixshot, the one that has all those points of articulation and still transforms into six different modes. I haven't seen or heard anything since the prototype was displayed at one of the conventions earlier in the year.


It's supposed to be out Oct/Nov.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:41 pm

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The figure looks so BIG in these pics. I mean really BIG!!! :shock:
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby RhA » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:00 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The figure looks so BIG in these pics. I mean really BIG!!! :shock:


NOt counting the wings makes him about combiners height. Wings put him at God Ginrai's height.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:14 pm

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RhA wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The figure looks so BIG in these pics. I mean really BIG!!! :shock:


NOt counting the wings makes him about combiners height. Wings put him at God Ginrai's height.
Ah, okay. Then he's as big as I expected him to be.

These pics just make him look bigger, jet and gun modes especially.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Balgorra » Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:50 pm

I remember having him as a kid and his was on of the bigger ones that I had.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby KNM2012 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:06 pm

Much like RhA, I thought that this was a Takara Tomy release. Especially since they did Alternity's "Dai Atras" and the Asian Market "QC variant" (Quality Control joke) Devastator.

But seeing how I still do not like the appearance of the box, do not like both the unneeded chrome and "metallic" paint, and no longer buy Hasbro-based Transformers... Three strikes, and it is definitely out of my collection list.

(Now if Takara Tomy will do an Encore version... Then I'll prepare to have the cash in my hand.)
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 8:49 pm

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Last week when I wnet to collect my AM Knockout and Starscream, the hobby shop owner was practically begging me to buy one of these Sixshot reissues.

Didn't buy it, though. Couldn't afford it as a kid back then, so it holds no nostalgic value to me.

Seems like they ain't selling so well in Asia, or at least in my neck of the woods.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby RAcast » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:10 pm

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As much as I'd love to pick up Sixshot, they're asking far too much. It really is a shame too, when I first heard the words "Sixshot Reissue" I was expecting an affordable solution to my Sixshot problem (i.e. I don't have one :P and I love everything about it). But no luck for the community on that mark.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby xyl360 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:35 pm

I didn't realize this was a Hasbro release either. That explains why only one part of it (the chest) have new metallic paint (Takara likely would have painted the entire figure in metallic paints, or at LEAST all the teal/green parts).

I'll keep it in the POL for now, but I'll definitely be considering cancelling, especially if something sweeter comes along that's worth $200 to me between now and then.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby atffan » Sat Jul 28, 2012 3:13 am

I don't know... It's kinda selfish for my part, but I just wish Takara or Hasbro will stop reissuing G1 toys. That's the reason why I'm selling most of my G1 toys, I'm afraid that TF toys I kept will no longer be rare or unique even if it's original. :-(
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby KNM2012 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:22 am

atffan wrote:I don't know... It's kinda selfish for my part, but I just wish Takara or Hasbro will stop reissuing G1 toys. That's the reason why I'm selling most of my G1 toys, I'm afraid that TF toys I kept will no longer be rare or unique even if it's original. :-(

In the case of Transformers, I have to strongly believe that you should have absolutely no worries about that. :lol:

Lets use Predaking as an example: There were the individual box sets, then the first Japanese gift set, the second (first reissue) Japanese giftset, and the third (second reissue) Japanese giftset. The first reissue, in terms of the giftset, was the same packaging but sported an additional label. The second giftset not only sported a completely new box, but also sported what some might refer to as the more "cartoon/anime accurate colors" for the characters in the set.

Beyond that, Takara has a long history of making subtle differences when it comes to reissues. Be it Ginrai or even Henkei! Hot Rodimus. They always try to make the differences be tied to everything or anything from subtle paint/color differences to both the boxing and how it was packaged.

In other words, while I nothing when it comes to Hasbro's work with the franchise these days (besides the difference they do when they issue their own version of certain characters)... I can reassure you that if they do an Encore of Galvatron, Sixshot, Fortress Maximus, or any other character we are clamoring for, they will have changes that keep your collection from losing their uniqueness and value. ;)
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:36 am

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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby gavinfuzzy » Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:11 am

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Hmmm... Hasbro? Well so it will see regular retail in asia? Preorders from collector shops here (in asia) are not selling well too... Price has gone down $10 since it was listed. Well, you coulld buy a legit g1 for slightly cheaper than that price ...
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:25 pm

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Wait a sec. The last images we saw of this figure CLEARLY had the TakaraTomy logo on the box. Maybe it's just being distributed by Hasbro Asia instead of "released" by them?
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby xyl360 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:56 am

Sabrblade wrote:Wait a sec. The last images we saw of this figure CLEARLY had the TakaraTomy logo on the box. Maybe it's just being distributed by Hasbro Asia instead of "released" by them?

I bet you're right. Even BBTS lists it as 'by Takara' not 'by Hasbro', and I'm pretty sure their supplier IS the manufacturer in the case of both companies, so if it were coming from Hasbro, BBTS would know it because that's who they'd be getting their order/invoice info from for stocking preorders.
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby KNM2012 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:44 am

xyl360 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Wait a sec. The last images we saw of this figure CLEARLY had the TakaraTomy logo on the box. Maybe it's just being distributed by Hasbro Asia instead of "released" by them?

I bet you're right. Even BBTS lists it as 'by Takara' not 'by Hasbro', and I'm pretty sure their supplier IS the manufacturer in the case of both companies, so if it were coming from Hasbro, BBTS would know it because that's who they'd be getting their order/invoice info from for stocking preorders.

I know for a fact that both Takara and Hasbro share the same production company. (Not a good thing, according to one report I have read.) So it does have me wonder if they distribute Takara's line for them outside of Japan.

This itself may explain why Hasbro is promoting the item at this convention, as well as why there have been past items stamped with the Hasbro label. That, or Hasbro took over last minute seeing how they also shown Asian Market exclusive Generations toys at SDCC.

Hmmmm... :-?
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby gavinfuzzy » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:32 am

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Sabrblade wrote:Wait a sec. The last images we saw of this figure CLEARLY had the TakaraTomy logo on the box. Maybe it's just being distributed by Hasbro Asia instead of "released" by them?

I bet you're right. Even BBTS lists it as 'by Takara' not 'by Hasbro', and I'm pretty sure their supplier IS the manufacturer in the case of both companies, so if it were coming from Hasbro, BBTS would know it because that's who they'd be getting their order/invoice info from for stocking preorders.

I know for a fact that both Takara and Hasbro share the same production company. (Not a good thing, according to one report I have read.) So it does have me wonder if they distribute Takara's line for them outside of Japan.

This itself may explain why Hasbro is promoting the item at this convention, as well as why there have been past items stamped with the Hasbro label. That, or Hasbro took over last minute seeing how they also shown Asian Market exclusive Generations toys at SDCC.

Hmmmm... :-?


I have seen the japanese black jetwing prime's shipment box when i went to get mine. They shipped in the Hasbro box...

Same thing for the united line...
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby KNM2012 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:58 pm

gavinfuzzy wrote:I have seen the japanese black jetwing prime's shipment box when i went to get mine. They shipped in the Hasbro box...

Same thing for the united line...

That would be due to the fact that both Hasbro and Takara Tomy share factories in parts of China. And because of that, the two companies have a deal that would make production and shipping be cheaper when... Or if... It is needed. Which itself dates back to the Diaclone days.

And with the boxes you mentioned... It is due to the fact that the UNITED line, much like the Henkei! line before it, are made from the same molds that were used to make the Classic and Generation lines. Same with the movie lines, Animated lines, and Prime. Even though the Prime lines have "Arms Micron" being the different of the batch.

But yeah... Most (if not all) of the more recent Takara Tomy stuff will be shipped out by Hasbro. And my only curious thought on this Sixshot is if the box solely says "Takara Tomy" or if it has "Hasbro" mentioned somewhere on it. >:oP
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Re: New Images: Asian Exclusive Reissue G1 Sixshot

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:05 pm

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KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:But yeah... Most (if not all) of the more recent Takara Tomy stuff will be shipped out by Hasbro. And my only curious thought on this Sixshot is if the box solely says "Takara Tomy" or if it has "Hasbro" mentioned somewhere on it. >:oP
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