Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3

Transformers News: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 11:36AM CDT

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Site sponsor Kapow Toys dropped by with an image and pre-order for Takara's Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3. This wave features:

  • Ratchet Spanner
  • Wheeljack Kunai (a dagger with a ring at the end of the hilt)
  • Starscream Boomerang
  • Dobo (from tonbo, dragonfly in Japanese), who turns into a machine gun

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Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406106)
Posted by Diem on July 31st, 2012 @ 11:49am CDT
Just to translate this is the "Ratchet Spanner", Wheeljack Kunai" "Starscream Boomerang" and "Dobo 1 and Dobo 2" (Combiners? Recolours?) which become a machine gun.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406107)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on July 31st, 2012 @ 11:51am CDT
It's just "Gacha" or generally speaking "Gachapon". No "p" :)

So now we're getting:
- Ratchet Spanner
- Wheeljack Kunai (a dagger with a ring at the end of the hilt)
- Starscream Boomerang
- Dobo (from tonbo, dragonfly in Japanese), who turns into a machine gun

I *love* dragonflies, I absolutely must have both version of Dobo!
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406117)
Posted by El Duque on July 31st, 2012 @ 12:25pm CDT
Thanks guys! For some reason my brain always wants to spell that Gapcha.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406127)
Posted by STngAR on July 31st, 2012 @ 1:05pm CDT
[color=#4000FF]The whole Arms Micron extra, add-on, bonus, weapon, gimmick (whatever you want to call it) just doesn't appeal to me


I just havent seen a figure and said "I got to get that just for that AM"[/color] :MAXIMAL:
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406144)
Posted by craggy on July 31st, 2012 @ 1:48pm CDT
STngAR wrote:[color=#4000FF]The whole Arms Micron extra, add-on, bonus, weapon, gimmick (whatever you want to call it) just doesn't appeal to me


I just havent seen a figure and said "I got to get that just for that AM"[/color] :MAXIMAL:

if they were the same price, I'd have went for the stickers over the paint just for some AMs. They're not though, so I've yet to buy a proper full AM figure. Got the last set of gacha AMs though, and the first lot of AMW should be shipping to me any time now, so there's that. Hopefully Takara continue to release the Microns on their own, because they're pretty darn awesome. With these, and the AMWs there's no need to buy the larger figures anyway. Win/Win. Would be nice if Hasbro would start doing the Microns on their own though. I'd rather that than the Kreons.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406150)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 31st, 2012 @ 2:06pm CDT
Screamer's the first existing Decepticon character to be given this treatment.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406153)
Posted by venort on July 31st, 2012 @ 2:13pm CDT
Am I the only person already thinking of this with Wheeljack and Ratchet?

Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406160)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on July 31st, 2012 @ 2:18pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Screamer's the first existing Decepticon character to be given this treatment.


Forgetting Megatron Cannon, are we?
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406180)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 31st, 2012 @ 2:52pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Screamer's the first existing Decepticon character to be given this treatment.


Forgetting Megatron Cannon, are we?
Yes I am. :oops:
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406212)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on July 31st, 2012 @ 4:10pm CDT
Calling it the "Ratchet Spanner" just makes me wish more than ever that Spanner himself would get a toy. We got official toys of Straxus and Wipe-Out, and a guy who turns into a space-bridge would make a way better Cyberverse playset than a giant hollowed-out Optimus who transforms by sitting down. But now that the Cyberverse DOTM Ark is shelfwarming so bad, Hasbro probably won't chance it.

Still, the HUB keeps telling me it could happen...
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1406224)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on July 31st, 2012 @ 4:30pm CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:Calling it the "Ratchet Spanner" just makes me wish more than ever that Spanner himself would get a toy. We got official toys of Straxus and Wipe-Out, and a guy who turns into a space-bridge would make a way better Cyberverse playset than a giant hollowed-out Optimus who transforms by sitting down. But now that the Cyberverse DOTM Ark is shelfwarming so bad, Hasbro probably won't chance it.

Still, the HUB keeps telling me it could happen...


It's worth noting that "spanner" is British English for wrench. Let's keep it at that, please.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443172)
Posted by El Duque on November 30th, 2012 @ 8:08am CST
Amazon Japan has updated their listing for Takara Tomy's Transformers Prime Arms Micron Capsule Toys Wave 3 with a new image featuring the figures in their final colors. This wave consists of:

  • Ratchet Spanner[/*:m]
  • Wheeljack Kunai (a dagger with a ring at the end of the hilt)[/*:m]
  • Starscream Boomerang[/*:m]
  • Dobo (from tonbo, dragonfly in Japanese), who turns into a machine gun - 2 colors variants[/*:m][/list:u]

Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443178)
Posted by bkz on November 30th, 2012 @ 8:51am CST
I really like dobo, but I am disappointed with the colors. I think they should have used green/yellow instead of green/red, it looks to "seasonal". The yellow would give it a waspinator feel.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443179)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 30th, 2012 @ 8:52am CST
Someone needs to pair Dobo (either one) with Voyager Skyquake when/if he comes out.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443181)
Posted by RAcast on November 30th, 2012 @ 9:01am CST
He gets a bit of transmetal waspy with the green and red though.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443208)
Posted by RhA on November 30th, 2012 @ 11:45am CST
I'm looking forward to these.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443251)
Posted by Down_Shift on November 30th, 2012 @ 2:24pm CST
The hell is a spanner?
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443253)
Posted by RAcast on November 30th, 2012 @ 2:26pm CST
Down_Shift wrote:The hell is a spanner?

A wrench. xD You sir, are obviously not British.
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443254)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on November 30th, 2012 @ 2:31pm CST
RAcast wrote:
Down_Shift wrote:The hell is a spanner?

A wrench. xD You sir, are obviously not British.


And the answer was on top of this page. ;)

And I'm looking forward to them, especially Dobo. I love dragonflies :x
Re: Takara Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gacha Capsule Toys Wave 3 (1443310)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on November 30th, 2012 @ 8:17pm CST
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
RAcast wrote:
Down_Shift wrote:The hell is a spanner?

A wrench. xD You sir, are obviously not British.


And the answer was on top of this page. ;)

And I'm looking forward to them, especially Dobo. I love dragonflies :x

Lotta' layers to that first Micron, actually.

First off, "Ratchet-Spanner" sounds like an awesomely versatile tool.

Second, Spanner was also the neutral scientist who created the space bridge in the comics, and the timing is awesome since Japan just gave us other Microns named Wheezel and Rotorbolt. All coincidence, but every time anyone pretends their Ratchet figure is using the Spanner to fix the Ground/Spacebridge, they'll be referencing Marvel continuity, consciously or not. All the more reason I gotta' get these guys, but I still need wave 2.

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