Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes

Transformers News: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes

Monday, June 17th, 2013 1:04AM CDT

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With all the news that came out of The Tokyo Show over the past weekend many of you may have missed this, but the Takara Tomy Transformers Go! Swordbot Samurai and Swordbot Shinobi combiner teams will be released as gift sets in December.

Site sponsor TFsource put up pre-orders for both sets over the weekend, which include images of all three of the Shinobi team's combined forms.

Check out he images below, the pre-orders can be found by clicking here.

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Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1495970)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 17th, 2013 @ 1:35am CDT
I swear, the more I look at the Rescue Bot Wannabes, the more I don't like their combined modes. >:oP

But the Zoo Team still looks kickin', even with Jaws the Derpy Shark and Tweetie the Derpy Phoenix being so... derpy. :lol:
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1495975)
Posted by Sodan-1 on June 17th, 2013 @ 3:10am CDT
I think it's pretty weak how all three modes of each combiner have the same weapon. You'd think they'd be able to spice things up a little.

I like the shoulder mounted rockets launchers of the beast combiner when the phoenix is the primary. It's actually giving the middle guy a purpose besides adding weight.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1495994)
Posted by AutoBorst on June 17th, 2013 @ 7:39am CDT
Is Tomy/Takara intentionally trying to make this series as ugly as possible? Even combined this is one ugly toy.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1495997)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 17th, 2013 @ 8:18am CDT
I'm looking forward to seeing in package images of the Swordbot Shinobi Team so we can get some official English spellings of their names.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496050)
Posted by El Duque on June 17th, 2013 @ 2:27pm CDT
Our friends at the Japanese fansite Autobase Aichi have posted a trio of catalog images that gives a better look at several of the upcoming Takara Tomy Transformers Go! figures. The figures include:

  • The Swordbot Shinobi Team[/*:m]
  • G07 Bakudora[/*:m]
  • G08 Budora[/*:m]
  • G21 Judora[/*:m][/list:u]





Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496055)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 17th, 2013 @ 2:46pm CDT
So now we have all six titles:

GoHishou: 空 Sora (sky)
GoSensui: 海 Umi (sea or ocean)

Any leads on the individual names for Abominus?
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496058)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 17th, 2013 @ 2:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Any leads on the individual names for Abominus?


As someone who only knows the word "konichiwa", nope, not at all. :-(
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496070)
Posted by Alpha Weltall on June 17th, 2013 @ 3:24pm CDT
Didn't one of the magazine scans already show the colors for Ratchet, Smokescreen, Arcee, supreme Predaking and Abominus? So why are they hiding the three of them pictured here? Oh well but I do really like the GO! colorations of the Predacons as well as Ratchet, Starscream and Soundwave as they can all pass for entirely new characters from the Hasbro releases.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496087)
Posted by hinomars19 on June 17th, 2013 @ 5:01pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Any leads on the individual names for Abominus?


As someone who only knows the word "konichiwa", nope, not at all. :-(


Surely you also know sayonara, sumo, karate, samurai and ninja? ;)

As for their names, they are not on this image. Have they been on any others? I could take a stab at it. :???:
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496091)
Posted by craggy on June 17th, 2013 @ 5:15pm CDT
the english characters of the names are shown in the video review.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496174)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 17th, 2013 @ 10:14pm CDT
I wonder if Bakudora will retain its Hasbro mold counterpart's female gender.
Re: Transformers Go! Swordbot Shinobi Team Gift Set Solicitation Image: All Three Combined Modes (1496400)
Posted by Sodan-1 on June 18th, 2013 @ 8:49pm CDT
I love the look of Gaidora, but the rest of these Go! Predacons aren't doing anything for me. Budora's looking not too bad, but his colours are thematically quite similar to Takara's version of Ultimate Predaking (which I must own.) I'll reserve final judgement for the in-hand images.

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