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Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image

Transformers News: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 1:14PM CDT

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Toys"R"Us Japan have provided a small update for their upcoming exclusive Transformers Prime Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime. They've posted an image of the figure in truck mode with the included papercraft trailer attached. The figure is a redeco of AM-01 with three additional Arms Microns that can combine into the Battle Shield.

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Credit(s): Toys"R"Us Japan
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Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393113)
Posted by craggy on June 23rd, 2012 @ 1:27pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Gimme! :twisted: That set is just perfect, with that dark O.P. and a Shining B.2, only thing missing now is a another R.A. redeco for the Star Saber.

there's an R.A. that comes with the other MA Prime with the Matrix.
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393118)
Posted by Xephon0930 on June 23rd, 2012 @ 1:50pm CDT
Dammit!!!! Get us a REAL trailer!!!!!
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393156)
Posted by Warrant on June 23rd, 2012 @ 5:27pm CDT
If only OP's optics where yellow, I think the colors would be a perfect match for the shows version of Nemesis . . .
and I think the colors of the shield mircons make a more solid looking tool then the individual releases, so all in all I say this looks like a good buy for me
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393331)
Posted by njb902 on June 24th, 2012 @ 8:21am CDT
if those arms microns combin has anyone checked to see if others do?
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393345)
Posted by craggy on June 24th, 2012 @ 9:07am CDT
njb902 wrote:if those arms microns combin has anyone checked to see if others do?

I think some of the Takara design team checked. :P

Actually, this set and the upcoming sword (SupermegaBlackHoleExtremeCalibur! or something that one's called) are specifically designed to form a larger accessory. The individual AM Microns that come with the Japanese Prime toys are advertised as combining, sometimes in officially named ways, other times in just random ways that vary in quality. These things tend to have a couple of Micron ports and pegs on them so combination is possible with most.
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393346)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 24th, 2012 @ 9:09am CDT
njb902 wrote:if those arms microns combin has anyone checked to see if others do?


All new mold Arms Micron combine one way or another to form new (ridiculous) weapons. There are a couple "set" combinations however, by combining Microns of the same crystal color:

Star Saber
- O.P. (Optimus Prime)
- B.2 (Bumblebee)
- R.A. (Ratchet)

Galaxy Launcher
- C.L. (Cliffjumper)
- B.H. (Bulkhead)
- Arc (Arcee)

Dark Matter Calibur
- Gabu
- Bogu
- Dai

Cosmotector (aka the "Battle Shield")
- Pral
- Sais
- Jayz

Of course, you can combine them in other ways, tho the results are nothing to write home about IMO. Examples:

Morning Star
- Gora (Megatron)
- Balo (Skywarp)
- Zori (Soundwave)

Nebula Scythe
- O.P.
- B.H.
- Arc
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393351)
Posted by craggy on June 24th, 2012 @ 9:16am CDT
Dark Matter Calibur! that's what it is. And it looks fantastic! Cosmotector is alright. Not too keen on any of the other combinations, but maybe once I see them in hand.
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393373)
Posted by njb902 on June 24th, 2012 @ 10:22am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
njb902 wrote:if those arms microns combin has anyone checked to see if others do?


All new mold Arms Micron combine one way or another to form new (ridiculous) weapons. There are a couple "set" combinations however, by combining Microns of the same crystal color:

Star Saber
- O.P. (Optimus Prime)
- B.2 (Bumblebee)
- R.A. (Ratchet)

Galaxy Launcher
- C.L. (Cliffjumper)
- B.H. (Bulkhead)
- Arc (Arcee)

Dark Matter Calibur
- Gabu
- Bogu
- Dai

Cosmotector (aka the "Battle Shield")
- Pral
- Sais
- Jayz

Of course, you can combine them in other ways, tho the results are nothing to write home about IMO. Examples:

Morning Star
- Gora (Megatron)
- Balo (Skywarp)
- Zori (Soundwave)

Nebula Scythe
- O.P.
- B.H.
- Arc



intresting. thanks for the info.
Re: Toys"R"Us Japan Exclusive Arms Micron Battle Shield Optimus Prime with Papercraft Trailer Image (1393519)
Posted by Blurrz on June 24th, 2012 @ 4:55pm CDT
These exclusives are getting out of hand.. :(