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Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image

Sunday, June 29th, 2014 5:10AM CDT

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A couple of updates regarding the Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced line! First up is a video review of Deluxe class AD-16 Dino/Mirage, courtesy of Seibertron.com user IJKProductions, embedded below.



And in other redeco/remold news, we finally see a decent image of EX Wheeljack! The figure will apparently be an Aeon store exclusive, and is currently priced at 3500 Yen (approx $35), can be pre-ordered from now until July 31st, and will be available in stores as of August 8th. Check it out below, courtesy of the Transformers Addicts Facebook page!

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586570)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 29th, 2014 @ 6:28am CDT
Seriously, I gotta stop calling stuff... Yes, I expected the Movie Trilogy Wheeljack mold being used, just never expected it to be an exclusive.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586573)
Posted by Tigertrack on June 29th, 2014 @ 7:02am CDT
I'm liking that Wheeljack... Not sure if I like it enough to try to buy.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586589)
Posted by Skywarp64 on June 29th, 2014 @ 8:15am CDT
Damnit, why do they get all the best exclusive molds? :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586592)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 29th, 2014 @ 8:31am CDT
Skywarp64 wrote:Damnit, why do they get all the best exclusive molds? :BANG_HEAD:


And to think the US had a chance of getting him. That Wheeljack was part of the canceled Movie Trilogy series like Ratchet and Darkside Soundwave:



A minor deco change but the principle's the same.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586597)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on June 29th, 2014 @ 9:19am CDT
Impressive...'nuff said! :VEHI:
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586600)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on June 29th, 2014 @ 9:27am CDT
Va'al wrote:
And in other redeco/remold news, we finally see a decent image of EX Wheeljack! The figure will apparently be an Aeon store exclusive, and is currently priced at 3500 Yen (approx $35), can be pre-ordered from now until July 31st, and will be available in stores as of August 8th. Check it out below, courtesy of the Transformers Addicts Facebook page!



:shock:
Wow... A proper Movie Wheeljack with a head to mach! Do I want to spend over 50$ for this? This thing is tempting.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586625)
Posted by Lucky Logician on June 29th, 2014 @ 1:20pm CDT
Is it just me, or does Wheeljack's head look like the Matrix?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586639)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on June 29th, 2014 @ 2:18pm CDT
I'm interested to see what they do with Wheeljack's bio. Do you think Takara will try to establish him as a different character from "Que" in Dark of the Moon?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586649)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 29th, 2014 @ 3:27pm CDT
All that's left now is Movie Trilogy Series Bumblebee.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586654)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 29th, 2014 @ 3:45pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:All that's left now is Movie Trilogy Series Bumblebee.


If they release that one I'll... I'll... ARGH! :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586656)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 29th, 2014 @ 3:55pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:All that's left now is Movie Trilogy Series Bumblebee.


If they release that one I'll... I'll... ARGH! :BANG_HEAD:
Huff and puff and blow their walls down? :P
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586667)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on June 29th, 2014 @ 4:56pm CDT
Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586669)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 29th, 2014 @ 5:00pm CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Well, Soundwave and Ratchet came despite MP Soundwave having come out way a way's back and there's no MP Ratchet yet. Seems more like they're just releasing versions of these toys that were meant to come out but canceled before they could.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586689)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 29th, 2014 @ 5:37pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Well, Soundwave and Ratchet came despite MP Soundwave having come out way a way's back and there's no MP Ratchet yet. Seems more like they're just releasing versions of these toys that were meant to come out but canceled before they could.


What we two are referring is the Movie Trilogy series, meant to be released after Dark of the Moon. Of the total line-up, only the Deluxe Prime with Trailer and Evac got released, the rest got canned. Here are images of the toys in question:





Compared with Movie Advanced series, Ratchet and Soundwave were barely altered, while Wheeljack will get the G1-accurate striping.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586690)
Posted by MightyMagnus78 on June 29th, 2014 @ 6:04pm CDT
I gotta say I'm loving Wheeljack.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586767)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on June 29th, 2014 @ 11:49pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Well, Soundwave and Ratchet came despite MP Soundwave having come out way a way's back and there's no MP Ratchet yet. Seems more like they're just releasing versions of these toys that were meant to come out but canceled before they could.


What we two are referring is the Movie Trilogy series, meant to be released after Dark of the Moon. Of the total line-up, only the Deluxe Prime with Trailer and Evac got released, the rest got canned. Here are images of the toys in question:





Compared with Movie Advanced series, Ratchet and Soundwave were barely altered, while Wheeljack will get the G1-accurate striping.


Wasn't Soundwave supposed to have a more G1 style head too?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586843)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 30th, 2014 @ 7:59am CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Well, Soundwave and Ratchet came despite MP Soundwave having come out way a way's back and there's no MP Ratchet yet. Seems more like they're just releasing versions of these toys that were meant to come out but canceled before they could.


What we two are referring is the Movie Trilogy series, meant to be released after Dark of the Moon. Of the total line-up, only the Deluxe Prime with Trailer and Evac got released, the rest got canned. Here are images of the toys in question:





Compared with Movie Advanced series, Ratchet and Soundwave were barely altered, while Wheeljack will get the G1-accurate striping.


Wasn't Soundwave supposed to have a more G1 style head too?


Soundwave's head was already stylized from G1, besides Wheeljack's new head is the alternate head for the mold shown in Autobot Que's instructions. Look up "pretools" (pre-planned retools).
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586896)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on June 30th, 2014 @ 1:13pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Anybody else think that Wheeljack is coming now due to MP Wheeljack in August?
Well, Soundwave and Ratchet came despite MP Soundwave having come out way a way's back and there's no MP Ratchet yet. Seems more like they're just releasing versions of these toys that were meant to come out but canceled before they could.


What we two are referring is the Movie Trilogy series, meant to be released after Dark of the Moon. Of the total line-up, only the Deluxe Prime with Trailer and Evac got released, the rest got canned. Here are images of the toys in question:





Compared with Movie Advanced series, Ratchet and Soundwave were barely altered, while Wheeljack will get the G1-accurate striping.


Wasn't Soundwave supposed to have a more G1 style head too?


Soundwave's head was already stylized from G1, besides Wheeljack's new head is the alternate head for the mold shown in Autobot Que's instructions. Look up "pretools" (pre-planned retools).


I know Wheeljack already had that head shown but I read that the Soundblaster repaint was going to get a head that was much closer to G1. Doesn't matter really as I'll be getting Soundblaster and Dino today.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586911)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on June 30th, 2014 @ 2:37pm CDT
Anyone else hoping against hope that one of the remaining "Movie Advanced" Autobots yet to be revealed is a deluxe Leadfoot with his proper Target and other sponsorship logos?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced AD16 Dino Video Review and Wheeljack Image (1586916)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on June 30th, 2014 @ 2:48pm CDT
Wolfman Jake wrote:Anyone else hoping against hope that one of the remaining "Movie Advanced" Autobots yet to be revealed is a deluxe Leadfoot with his proper Target and other sponsorship logos?

Yeah, me too.

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