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In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus

Transformers News: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 3:57PM CDT

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Our friends over at UK fansite Full Metal Hero have posted a nice gallery of the upcoming Asian exclusive Henkei/Classics Ultra Magnus. The images include comparison shots with Hasbro's original Target exclusive Classics Ultra Magnus. Images mirrored below:

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Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419871)
Posted by PrymeStriker on September 13th, 2012 @ 4:01pm CDT
Looks cool. I like, but won't buy.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419872)
Posted by Blurrz on September 13th, 2012 @ 4:02pm CDT
blue jeans
white shirt
walked into the room
you know you make my eyes burn
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419878)
Posted by Hoitytoity on September 13th, 2012 @ 4:14pm CDT
Alt mode: Henkei, all the way. Just looks much cleaner.

Robot mode: Classics. Aside from the gun and the paint apps on the head, Henkei just looks too plain. And the fact that the thighs are painted but the knee joint is black plastic bothers me for some reason.

Overall: A fantastic choice, especially for people who weren't able to nab the Classics version. Curious to see if there's any noticeable differences with CC Armor. As for me though, unnecessary. Still, kudos!
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419883)
Posted by DevastaTTor on September 13th, 2012 @ 4:25pm CDT
Looks nice but I'm perfectly happy with my Classics version. Plus, he's always wearing his armor so you never see him anyway.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419899)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on September 13th, 2012 @ 4:54pm CDT
crud, was hoping for some pics with FansProject armor/trailer…
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419909)
Posted by grimdragon2001 on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:30pm CDT
got the classics version but hes badly yellowed on the back so i have this one preordered
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419910)
Posted by Stormrider on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:32pm CDT
Both Classics and Henkei look nice. I don't have preference.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419915)
Posted by KNM2012 on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:43pm CDT
More than likely, I will not buy. Mostly because the only Henkei! I want is Skyfire. That, and I am contemplating on the idea of acquiring "Alternity" Banzai Tron... As I am curious to see what kind of packaging Toy Hobby Market will use for that exclusive. :-B
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419917)
Posted by Swindle01 on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:44pm CDT
nice blurred photos with the flash on .....

its not that hard to take a decent high quality picture - flash off - decent light source - macro on - steady focus on

from what i can see of these pics henkei magnus just looks terrible. He looks like some kinda KO the factory couldnt be arsed to finish adding the final paint applications to

The figure is just TOO white and looks unfinished. The classics version just looks miles better than the late henkei version. The white legs the completely white arms...it just looks unfinished. Only thing the henkei one has over the classics one is the blue face plate but again you can fix this yourself by getting the FP city commander stickers from reprolabels

the henkei 1 is way way to late and just doesnt look that good. I cant justify spending cash on this when theres far far superior 3rd party stuff coming out like the ko shadow scythe kit or the new insecticons etc
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419918)
Posted by Sodan-1 on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:48pm CDT
I really need to see this guy in the City Commander armour. That will be the decider.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419921)
Posted by grimdragon2001 on September 13th, 2012 @ 5:53pm CDT
on second thought, im cancelling my preorder, my Magnus is fine :)
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419925)
Posted by KNM2012 on September 13th, 2012 @ 6:17pm CDT
Swindle01 wrote:nice blurred photos with the flash on .....

its not that hard to take a decent high quality picture - flash off - decent light source - macro on - steady focus on

from what i can see of these pics henkei magnus just looks terrible. He looks like some kinda KO the factory couldnt be arsed to finish adding the final paint applications to

The figure is just TOO white and looks unfinished. The classics version just looks miles better than the late henkei version. The white legs the completely white arms...it just looks unfinished. Only thing the henkei one has over the classics one is the blue face plate but again you can fix this yourself by getting the FP city commander stickers from reprolabels

the henkei 1 is way way to late and just doesnt look that good. I cant justify spending cash on this when theres far far superior 3rd party stuff coming out like the ko shadow scythe kit or the new insecticons etc


How about this for justification?

In the Dreamwave G1 continuity, Ultra Magnus shed his armor and looked like a G1 version of this figure. The second Masterpiece figure was a G1 version of this character. In the Binaltech/Alternity version of G1, he also shed his armor in order to use the Matrix of Leadership prior to defeating Unicron... And he also looked like the G1 version of this.

The Alternity version (sold at the Transformers China Carnival, and also by e-HOBBY) was this color scheme. As was the Revoltech variant of Convoy, which was based on the Dreamwave version, was this same color scheme. And all because... You guessed it... The robot that resides underneath the armor is that color scheme. ;)

Here is an example on what I am talking about:
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But yeah... If that is not convincing enough, consider the fact that this could result in the making of a new "City Commander" armor set for this figure. I know that there are others out there that are. :-?
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419926)
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on September 13th, 2012 @ 6:21pm CDT
Blurrz wrote:blue jeans
white shirt
walked into the room
you know you make my eyes burn


Top tier. :brofist:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419931)
Posted by Swindle01 on September 13th, 2012 @ 6:31pm CDT
kuma its not really the same is it....
I mean in G1 the cab merged into ultra magnus. The cab was just a cab for vehicle mode. The toy was a copy of prime because it was probably easier to do it that way (because originally he was diaclone powered convoy remember) and the MP magnus we got was just a white prime because Takara couldnt be arsed to give us a proper magnus with the armour

I just dont see the point in this henkei release when they KNOW people would rather spend there money on something better such as Hercules or MT devastator or hegemon etc. If takara want my money when it comes to classics etc then there seriously gona need to step up instead of giving me a lame crappy repaint of a figure whos...what? 3+ somert years old now?

I mean jesus christ Hegemon blows the crap outa classics megatron, anyone else notice henkei megatrons price seriously drop since hegemon came out? if a 3rd party company thats smaller than hasbro or takara can do BETTER than hasbro or takara themselves then isnt that kinda saying something?
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419933)
Posted by RiddlerJ on September 13th, 2012 @ 6:40pm CDT
The thing is, thanks to the different transformation scheme, it is possible to paint the robot like Ultra Magnus' outer armor (only the top chest would have to remain white). Couple that with a new head and this would be a wonderful Ultra Mangnus figure that didn't need add ons.

Here's a beautiful custom someone did. I would import this figure in a minute.

http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-ima ... ra+Magnus/
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419941)
Posted by KNM2012 on September 13th, 2012 @ 7:04pm CDT
Swindle01 wrote:kuma its not really the same is it....
I mean in G1 the cab merged into ultra magnus. The cab was just a cab for vehicle mode. The toy was a copy of prime because it was probably easier to do it that way (because originally he was diaclone powered convoy remember) and the MP magnus we got was just a white prime because Takara couldnt be arsed to give us a proper magnus with the armour


I know. However, when it comes to Ultra Magnus' G1 history, it was very much rumored that he was also reformatted by Alpha Trion. So underneath his armor, he looks like Convoy/Optimus Prime. This was one part of Magnus and Convoy being "brothers."

As for the figures, he was done "sans armor" in 1985 and 1987. Plus, the 2004 Masterpiece was not "half-assed"... But rather a revelation that the designer was more or less inspired by the Dreamwave version of the character. But even then, they have recently announced that another MP version of Ultra Magnus will include his armor.

Swindle01 wrote:I just dont see the point in this henkei release when they KNOW people would rather spend there money on something better such as Hercules or MT devastator or hegemon etc. If takara want my money when it comes to classics etc then there seriously gona need to step up instead of giving me a lame crappy repaint of a figure whos...what? 3+ somert years old now?


You don't see it because you don't want it. You need to remember that your reasons to not get it do not reflect anything beyond that. However, this is an Asian market release. There is no real confirmation if it will be a Henkei! piece... Yet. And even if it is or isn't, it is primarily targeted at those who collect Ultra Magnus figures... As well as any others that want to buy it for their reasons.

Swindle01 wrote:I mean jesus christ Hegemon blows the crap outa classics megatron, anyone else notice henkei megatrons price seriously drop since hegemon came out? if a 3rd party company thats smaller than hasbro or takara can do BETTER than hasbro or takara themselves then isnt that kinda saying something?


Again... Your opinion. So lets use your view on this item with what you praised: "Why would somebody want to buy a third-party product when it contributes nothing to the Transformers fanbase? They are overpriced, and have no real value outside of what these companies are charging. I can buy numerous pieces that will have a higher demand and resale value, and I am also talking about reissues. So why buy third party when I can get the real deal for less?"

Point being is simple: People will buy it to add to their Ultra Magnus collection, to have a Ultra Magnus figure, modifications, in order to use third-party add-ons, to add to their Transformers collection, display pieces, and/or to have an affordable piece to play with. ;)
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419942)
Posted by Sentinel Maximus on September 13th, 2012 @ 7:05pm CDT
Classics all the way >:oP

The Henkei version is a good alternative for those who where unable to get Classics.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419943)
Posted by KNM2012 on September 13th, 2012 @ 7:07pm CDT
RiddlerJ wrote:The thing is, thanks to the different transformation scheme, it is possible to paint the robot like Ultra Magnus' outer armor (only the top chest would have to remain white). Couple that with a new head and this would be a wonderful Ultra Mangnus figure that didn't need add ons.

Here's a beautiful custom someone did. I would import this figure in a minute.

http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-ima ... ra+Magnus/

Dude! Love the mod! =P~


Sentinel Maximus wrote:Classics all the way >:oP

The Henkei version is a good alternative for those who where unable to get Classics.


^ This. It adds to the many reasons to get this piece. 8)
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1419950)
Posted by Mkall on September 13th, 2012 @ 7:43pm CDT
Meh to this thing. Decided to cancel my preorder and go for Throttlebot Rollbar instead.
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Posted by Mekatron on September 13th, 2012 @ 8:21pm CDT
Looks pretty dang nice... not $60+ nice or anything though. A pic or two inside the City Commander Armor would've been great though.
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Posted by Stockade on September 13th, 2012 @ 9:00pm CDT
You know i just don't understand some people, i mean everyone wants a certain Transformer produced or made and Hasbro and Takara comes through for us from time to time. And then yes we're glad they made it, but its not up too par, like not enough articulation, the wrong weapon(s) or just the wrong damn color, the wrong size, the list goes on and on. And now we have Ultra Magnus in the right colors, and in the right G1 colors that i remember back from the 80s, but yet people are really tearing this mold apart cause now UM is too white and too plain? I mean i use to have a G1 UM as a kid yes i loved the armor he came with, but hell have of the time i didnt put it on him, i just like him white and looked great with OP and the other autobots. And even someone said that UM dropped his armor in the comics and he is all white in there too? All i can say is, yes i have the classics version of this mold and its pretty good, but for me i'd rather have one close to the G1 version as possible so ill keep mine on pre-order and i will say that he will a nice edition to the Autobot Team.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420026)
Posted by redoutlander on September 13th, 2012 @ 11:10pm CDT
I love the pure white apperance. Sure it's a lot of white, but it is Ultra Magnus. It's something I might get especialy with a city commander/trailer add on! To bad my 2012 budget is already set to complete the Prime and WfC/FoC lines
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420044)
Posted by KNM2012 on September 14th, 2012 @ 1:35am CDT
Stockade wrote:You know i just don't understand some people, i mean everyone wants a certain Transformer produced or made and Hasbro and Takara comes through for us from time to time. And then yes we're glad they made it, but its not up too par, like not enough articulation, the wrong weapon(s) or just the wrong damn color, the wrong size, the list goes on and on. And now we have Ultra Magnus in the right colors, and in the right G1 colors that i remember back from the 80s, but yet people are really tearing this mold apart cause now UM is too white and too plain? I mean i use to have a G1 UM as a kid yes i loved the armor he came with, but hell have of the time i didnt put it on him, i just like him white and looked great with OP and the other autobots. And even someone said that UM dropped his armor in the comics and he is all white in there too? All i can say is, yes i have the classics version of this mold and its pretty good, but for me i'd rather have one close to the G1 version as possible so ill keep mine on pre-order and i will say that he will a nice edition to the Autobot Team.


There is a saying I have that goes, "When you cannot look past your own views on things, then you are not seeing the whole world as it is." Meaning that when it comes to preferences and beliefs, not everybody looks past their own.

Myself, I am constantly contemplating on adding/seeking characters and series that may fit what I am going for when it comes to my collection. But even then, I always try to keep my preferences separate from my opinion on items. Because I personally like series-accurate reissues, while others prefer the vintage sets.

As for this item - and the fact I brought up the comic - I hear you on the subject. Currently, I have justified myself on not ordering it (yet) as I am wondering if they will have it be a Henkei! piece or not. If it is a Henkei! piece, then I might even though I am not sure how I would feel having him instead of of trying to obtain Skyfire.

So yeah... I'll stop right there since this is making me rethink the idea of seeking out Supreme Commanders that also existed between Fight! to Headmasters, since I am already collecting/seeking other Cybertron Commanders. And the idea kinda hurts my brain more than it does my wallet, BTW. :HEADHURTS:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420052)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on September 14th, 2012 @ 2:07am CDT
These photos have just cemented my personal (before anyone gets holier-than-thou) belief that this is a superb-looking figure. I love the simplicity of it, the pure white is stunning and much more like the G1 figure of old. The only thing stopping this figure being perfect is the lack of faction symbols in alt mode, but my trusty Reprolabels will soon fix that. This is my favourite deco of the Classics Prime mould by a country mile, and I can't wait to own it :)
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420064)
Posted by synthetik on September 14th, 2012 @ 3:08am CDT
I know it's more g1 accurate, but the all white looks really bad. To me it looks like someone did a home repaint with white out.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420068)
Posted by fenrir72 on September 14th, 2012 @ 3:45am CDT
The original UM was all white with the exception of the silver strip decal. :roll:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420072)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on September 14th, 2012 @ 5:49am CDT
grimdragon2001 wrote:on second thought, im cancelling my preorder, my Magnus is fine :)


You're not the only one who thought his Classics Magnus had yellowed. As a matter of fact his plastic colors were never truly white, closer to being cream, but looks whitish under certain lights.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1420559)
Posted by XDMan on September 15th, 2012 @ 2:36pm CDT
I'll stick with the more G1-accurate release, but I felt like giving him his UM armor. :-(
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426529)
Posted by El Duque on October 4th, 2012 @ 12:48am CDT
Courtesy of the Planet Iacon facebook page we have an in-package image the Asian market exclusive Takara Tomy Transformers United Ultra Magnus. This version sports a more G1-esque deco than his Classics predecessor from Hasbro. Image mirrored below.

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Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426537)
Posted by KNM2012 on October 4th, 2012 @ 1:08am CDT
Well, I'll be darn! It looks like they did the smart move by making it a UNITED figure, and not trying to revive their Henkei! Henkei! line! :lol:

But seriously, though... I am going to pass simply because it is part of the UNITED line. And even if it was not, I'd still have to pass on it. >:oP There is one Encore piece I now plan to seek for my Headmasters collection, and another I plan to preorder.

That, and I am seriously hoping that they are not going to abandon their Cybertron/Destron lineage. :-x
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426552)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 4th, 2012 @ 2:36am CDT
I'm excited for this guy to arrive now :grin: On a related note, does anyone have the Black Convoy that came out recently, and if so, how is the mould holding up? I thought that it was toast then along comes Black Convoy and now this, is there any noticeable degradation?
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426577)
Posted by xyl360 on October 4th, 2012 @ 4:08am CDT
Banjo-Tron wrote:I'm excited for this guy to arrive now :grin: On a related note, does anyone have the Black Convoy that came out recently, and if so, how is the mould holding up? I thought that it was toast then along comes Black Convoy and now this, is there any noticeable degradation?

I have Black Convoy. He seems fine to me :).
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426580)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 4th, 2012 @ 4:11am CDT
xyl360 wrote:
Banjo-Tron wrote:I'm excited for this guy to arrive now :grin: On a related note, does anyone have the Black Convoy that came out recently, and if so, how is the mould holding up? I thought that it was toast then along comes Black Convoy and now this, is there any noticeable degradation?

I have Black Convoy. He seems fine to me :).

That's good to hear :) I was worried also that City Commander wouldn't fit properly. Don't suppose you have tried Shadow commander or something with him?
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Posted by xyl360 on October 4th, 2012 @ 5:08am CDT
Banjo-Tron wrote:
xyl360 wrote:
Banjo-Tron wrote:I'm excited for this guy to arrive now :grin: On a related note, does anyone have the Black Convoy that came out recently, and if so, how is the mould holding up? I thought that it was toast then along comes Black Convoy and now this, is there any noticeable degradation?

I have Black Convoy. He seems fine to me :).

That's good to hear :) I was worried also that City Commander wouldn't fit properly. Don't suppose you have tried Shadow commander or something with him?

Nope, I haven't (don't have Shadow Commander). I'll try my extra DIA Commander (currently in trailer mode being pulled by one of my Henkei Prime's :P) and let you know how it fits.
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Posted by xyl360 on October 4th, 2012 @ 5:19am CDT
Well, I just tested it and the armor fits on Black Convoy just fine. No looseness anywhere at all :).
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Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 4th, 2012 @ 5:34am CDT
xyl360 wrote:Well, I just tested it and the armor fits on Black Convoy just fine. No looseness anywhere at all :).

Good news, thanks for checking! Can't wait to get Magnus in hand and suited up :DANCE:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426610)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on October 4th, 2012 @ 6:03am CDT
There seems to be many Black Convoys coming out this year...

Now with, MP-10B Black convoy. #-o I see a Scourge Vibe in this... Another Asian Exclusive?

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Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1426644)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 4th, 2012 @ 8:25am CDT
Oh, so it's a United figure. All previous promotions for it made it sound like this would be some completely unique, standalone toy not part of of any existing toyline due to it being referred to as "Classics Ultra Magnus" (when TakaraTomy never had a line called "Classics") instead of "United Ultra Magnus". now it makes sense.

Though... why didn't they just call it "United Ultra Magnus" from the start? :???:
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Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on October 4th, 2012 @ 8:34am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Oh, so it's a United figure. All previous promotions for it made it sound like this would be some completely unique, standalone toy not part of of any existing toyline due to it being referred to as "Classics Ultra Magnus" (when TakaraTomy never had a line called "Classics") instead of "United Ultra Magnus". now it makes sense.

Though... why didn't they just call it "United Ultra Magnus" from the start? :???:


How much do you wanna bet it's United for Japan, but a stand-alone release for Asia region? ;)
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Posted by Megatron000 on October 4th, 2012 @ 11:55am CDT
gavinfuzzy wrote:There seems to be many Black Convoys coming out this year...

Now with, MP-10B Black convoy. #-o I see a Scourge Vibe in this... Another Asian Exclusive?

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Wow, that Black Convoy looks awesome. Definitely hoping it's not an Asian exclusive... :S
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Posted by XDMan on October 4th, 2012 @ 4:40pm CDT
It looks nice. Better than the Classics version, like always.
Megatron000 wrote:
gavinfuzzy wrote:There seems to be many Black Convoys coming out this year...

Now with, MP-10B Black convoy. #-o I see a Scourge Vibe in this... Another Asian Exclusive?

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Wow, that Black Convoy looks awesome. Definitely hoping it's not an Asian exclusive... :S
Scourge!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: It's Black Convoy (or Nemesis Prime, if you want ;) ) It looks so dumb to name him that! Seriously? RID is starting to be over-used. And Armada, Energon and Cybertron? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Those names and this so called Unicron Trilogy plot don't make any sense, unlike Car Robots (you could name it as Transformers: 2000 if you want), Micron Legend (or Mini-Con Legends, if you want), Super Link and Galaxy Force. And by the way, keep GL away from ML and SL! They don't make a good trilogy!
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Posted by PrymeStriker on October 4th, 2012 @ 5:21pm CDT
XDMan wrote:Scourge!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: It's Black Convoy (or Nemesis Prime, if you want ;) ) It looks so dumb to name him that!


But...his name in RID is Scourge. The only he's named Nemesis Prime in a show is in Armada and Prime.

Okay, the times he's named Nemesis Prime outnumber the times he's been named Scourge, but some prefer calling him Scourge, don't force people to call him Black Convoy (or Nemesis Prime).

Seriously? RID is starting to be over-used.


Hardly. :-|
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Posted by Rated X on October 6th, 2012 @ 5:48pm CDT
KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:Well, I'll be darn! It looks like they did the smart move by making it a UNITED figure, and not trying to revive their Henkei! Henkei! line! :lol:

But seriously, though... I am going to pass simply because it is part of the UNITED line.


Im not sure I understand your logic. You base purchase decisions on silly Japanese names written on cardboard ??? >:oP
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Posted by fenrir72 on October 7th, 2012 @ 7:47am CDT
KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:Well, I'll be darn! It looks like they did the smart move by making it a UNITED figure, and not trying to revive their Henkei! Henkei! line! :lol:

But seriously, though... I am going to pass simply because it is part of the UNITED line. And even if it was not, I'd still have to pass on it. >:oP There is one Encore piece I now plan to seek for my Headmasters collection, and another I plan to preorder.

That, and I am seriously hoping that they are not going to abandon their Cybertron/Destron lineage. :-x


What's wrong its being a United release? :???:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1427801)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 7th, 2012 @ 12:35pm CDT
Because United is evidently not collectable enough for serious collectors for some reason :???: :-? 8-} Anyhoo, not that MP-10 mould has much to do with CHUG Magnus anyway, but yeah I would only consider the distinctively different-looking Laser Optimus Prime recolour and its recent homage as Scourge, I think in every other case Black Prime has been either Nemesis Prime, Black Convoy, or Eldedroid. Not that it really matters to argue about, I guess. Probably should just delete this and forget it, then, but I can't be bothered.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1428667)
Posted by Anonymous on October 10th, 2012 @ 3:17am CDT
Banjo-Tron wrote:Because United is evidently not collectable enough for serious collectors for some reason :???: :-? 8-} Anyhoo, not that MP-10 mould has much to do with CHUG Magnus anyway, but yeah I would only consider the distinctively different-looking Laser Optimus Prime recolour and its recent homage as Scourge, I think in every other case Black Prime has been either Nemesis Prime, Black Convoy, or Eldedroid. Not that it really matters to argue about, I guess. Probably should just delete this and forget it, then, but I can't be bothered.



i just wanted to comment on that awesome image of Prime you have there.
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1428674)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 10th, 2012 @ 3:57am CDT
breakdown99 wrote:
i just wanted to comment on that awesome image of Prime you have there.

Thanks! I have some sets in flickr you might like. The sig is cropped from one of those.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexshepherd/sets/72157627585510134/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexshepherd/sets/72157627836744062/

Anyone got Magnus in hand yet?
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1434208)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 26th, 2012 @ 1:42pm CDT
So I got Magnus in hand today and I have to say he is superb. I will take some pictures tomorrow. Interestingly, he has a rubsign, which I was not expecting at all. I'm looking forward to dressing him up in his FP armour. :michaelbay:
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1434229)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 26th, 2012 @ 3:16pm CDT
I got impatient and grabbed the city commander armour and tried it on for size. It looks great. In robot mode the lower legs show through the outer blue leg armour and they are no longer the same colour. I actually think it looks really nice, though. Alt mode - It looks great with the trailer hitched to it - the all-white truck contrasts really nicely with the predominantly blue trailer. The wheels no longer match though as the trailer ones are gold and the truck ones are silver. Pics to follow :)
Re: In Hand Images: Transformers Asia Exclusive Henkei / Classics Ultra Magnus (1434714)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on October 28th, 2012 @ 7:03am CDT
Some pics.. I am very happy with the figure.

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