Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 10:15PM CDT

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Seibertron.com member baltmatrix shares his video review of Takara Tomy's Transformers Arms Micron AMW-01, AMW-02, and AMW-03. Check out his review below.

baltmatrix wrote:Each of these guys are pretty cool in their own way but together they form an awesome, Decepticon, Blazing Sword! AM-01 looks to be some kind of hermit crab, AM-02 is a bird/hawk thing and AM-03 is a crocodile. My only complaint about the set is that I have no idea what AM-01's weapon mode is supposed to be. Is it a cannon? A crossbow? The monster from Final Fantasy? Who knows.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407680)
Posted by Towline on August 6th, 2012 @ 12:18am CDT
I wish there is a way for Westerners to get the arms micron.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407708)
Posted by freaky777 on August 6th, 2012 @ 7:00am CDT
The first animal is a horseshoe crab, and there's a W for each of them.

Like AMW-01; as AM-01 is Voyager Optimus Prime.

And lastly, I have also no idea what is the weapon of AMW-01; looks weird..
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407720)
Posted by baltmatrix on August 6th, 2012 @ 8:46am CDT
On the packaging there is no 'W' that I could make out. I will double check when I get home but the packaging only has "AM-0#"
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407723)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 6th, 2012 @ 8:53am CDT
baltmatrix wrote:On the packaging there is no 'W' that I could make out. I will double check when I get home but the packaging only has "AM-0#"


It's in silver, above the name. It stands for "Arms Micron Weapon". And Gabu is indeed a horseshoe crab. Nobody could figure that one out for a long time. And Baru is a falcon to be exact, at least according to his packaging :)
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407725)
Posted by Sodan-1 on August 6th, 2012 @ 8:59am CDT
I don't think he transformed AMW-01 right. The photo on the package shows what looks like the tip of a blade sticking out the bottom/front of the weapon mode, which I'm going to say is indeed a crossbow.

I'm having mixed feelings about all these Arms Micron Weapons.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407739)
Posted by Balgorra on August 6th, 2012 @ 9:19am CDT
AMW-01 might be a crossbow, would be interesting to find out officially what it is.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407759)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 6th, 2012 @ 10:09am CDT
Balgorra wrote:AMW-01 might be a crossbow, would be interesting to find out officially what it is.


TakaraTomy's site officially calls it a "Double Blade"
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407779)
Posted by baltmatrix on August 6th, 2012 @ 11:43am CDT
[quote]
It's in silver, above the name. It stands for "Arms Micron Weapon". And Gabu is indeed a horseshoe crab. Nobody could figure that one out for a long time. And Baru is a falcon to be exact, at least according to his packaging[/quote]

[quote]TakaraTomy's site officially calls it a "Double Blade"[/quote]

Thanks so much for all the info. It's really helpful considering I can't read Japanese. So let me get some of the facts straight so I may update the video with this info:

Horseshoe Crab = Gab (Gabu)
Falcon = Bal (Baru)
Crocodile = Dai

Gab (Gabu) => Double Blade
Bal (Baru) => Wide Blade
Dai => Rocket Launcher

Sword name = Dark Calibur
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron: AMW-01, AMW-02, & AMW-03 Video Review (1407783)
Posted by Balgorra on August 6th, 2012 @ 12:13pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Balgorra wrote:AMW-01 might be a crossbow, would be interesting to find out officially what it is.


TakaraTomy's site officially calls it a "Double Blade"


Ok so its a pick axe then. That works for me.

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