Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

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Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby El Duque » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:09 pm

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Thanks to Amazon Japan we have some great official high quality images of Takara Tomy's upcoming Transformers Generations TG-23 Metroplex with Scamper, TG-28 Legends Megatron/Chop Shop & Starscream/Waspinator, and TG-29 Sandstorm. All feature differing decos to their Hasbro counterparts, check these guys out below.

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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Cyclonus43 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:35 pm

DAMMIT they keep skipping Ultimate Dragotron/Predaking!
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Delicon » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:40 pm

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I definitely like Takara's take on Megatron much more than Hasbro's. I hate crappy Megatron decos, something which Hasbro has had too many of.
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:01 pm

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Metroplex: All that unpainted white plastic. :SICK:

Megatron: G1 colors on a mold that's obviously sculpted to be Miner Megatron. #-o

Starscream: Wrong color layout for that body. >:oP

Sandstorm: Different, but I'm fine with Hasbro's. =;

Cyclonus43 wrote:DAMMIT they keep skipping Ultimate Dragotron/Predaking!
He's coming in Wave 6 (October 26). We still haven't seen official pics of Wave 5 (September 28) yet. We gotta see Wave 5 before we can see Wave 6. ;)
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Black Hat » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:26 pm

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These all look much better than the Hasbro versions, especially Sandstorm and Metroplex.
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Mkall » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:45 pm

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That Metroplex is a sexy beast. I sure hope it doesn't yellow over time.
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:52 pm

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Metroplex comparisons (NOTE: Not my pics):

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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Banjo-Tron » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:03 am

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Glad I went for Takara Metroplex, I like it the most overall. Looking forward to it arriving! =P~
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby xyl360 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:14 am

Come to papa my wonderful children :D!

I've got all of these preordered and can't wait to get them :)!
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Nemesis Destron » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:17 pm

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Okay question...this Metroplex has no chrome other than his head right? :VEHI:
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Nemesis Destron » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:24 pm

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xyl360 wrote:Come to papa my wonderful children :D!

I've got all of these preordered and can't wait to get them :)!


It would be great to see them once they are ready to display. :VEHI:
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:33 pm

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Nemesis Destron wrote:Okay question...this Metroplex has no chrome other than his head right? :VEHI:
Correct.

Hasbro retail: stickers, paint, no chrome, one red gun
Hasbro SDCC: stickers, paint, chrome face and thighs, second red gun
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby kenshen » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:59 am

Call of the Last Prime | Metroplex Stop Motion


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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:15 am

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kenshen wrote:Call of the Last Prime | Metroplex Stop Motion


Transformers Stop Motion featuring the largest transformer ever; Metroplex, guardian of Autobot City.

wow, is that your work? Very nicely (and patiently) done!
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby TulioDude » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:51 pm

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Man,that Megatron looks awesome!
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby xyl360 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 2:38 pm

Did anyone else notice what looks like a painted over molded in Autobot symbol in Sandstorm's chest?:
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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:05 pm

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xyl360 wrote:Did anyone else notice what looks like a painted over molded in Autobot symbol in Sandstorm's chest?:
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Yep, Hasbro's version had the :BOT: symbol in that spot, which Takara tried to hide to put their own in the center.

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Re: Official High Quality Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23, TG28, TG29

Postby fenrir72 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:11 pm

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Megatron looks spiffy. What a simple paint change can do to a figure.
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