Rated X wrote:
But this is not really a TF Prime figure. Its an FOC figure in a Japanese TF Prime box with a bonus micron that has nothing to do with TF Prime
or FOC. Theyre basically putting lipstick on a pig.
Sure it does. Remember that the Japanese dub of TF: Prime includes those new Arms Micron Theater segments in which the Arms Microns are characters who interact with each other.
And the show itself sometimes has the characters speak of the Arms Microns in the Japanese version. For example, in the episode Starscream loses his arm, while the English version has Knock Out suggest Starscream replace his old arm with either a Null Ray or Sonic Cannon atachment, Japanese Knock Out instead suggests that Japanese Starscream replace his old arm with a new Arms Micron.
And as for "jumping the gun" on whether or not Takara Prime Shockwave will or won't include the Hasbro cannon, consider the following:
All the same parts across all four have been circled and pointed out. The cannon on Shockwave's arm, the bug Arms Micron, the separated cannon, and the cannon in Shockwave's Vehicle Mode are all very clearly the same piece.
Hasbro cannon, however, aside from the Y-shape of the barrel, looks very different:
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Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'