Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby Godzillabot Primal » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:04 am

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[quote="-KanrabatYou guys say they are "candy toys".

Can we eat them? how do they taste? I do hope the stickers are edible.[/quote]

The reason behind being called candy toys is each set comes with a sugar candy
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby mattwhite924 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:09 am

I could have done without the cheesy overused stock sound effects, but other than that it was a great concept for a review. I applaud him for doing something different.
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:17 am

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Godzillabot Primal wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:You guys say they are "candy toys".

Can we eat them? how do they taste? I do hope the stickers are edible.


The reason behind being called candy toys is each set comes with a sugar candy


I had my doubts it was something like that. I just couldn't resist.

Beside, the sturdiness question remain. I don't want to spend a fortune on toys that will look and feel like some dollar store knock-off.
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby triKlops » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:29 am

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great video all around
really looking forward to getting my kits in now
Kabaya has been a great series lately and i look forward to more of them
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:30 am

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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:25 pm

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Close, "Skyfeather". :-B


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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby kirbenvost » Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:42 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:
Godzillabot Primal wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:You guys say they are "candy toys".

Can we eat them? how do they taste? I do hope the stickers are edible.


The reason behind being called candy toys is each set comes with a sugar candy


I had my doubts it was something like that. I just couldn't resist.

Beside, the sturdiness question remain. I don't want to spend a fortune on toys that will look and feel like some dollar store knock-off.


Think of it this way: They're more like small snap-together model kits, since you have to build them yourself, and have comparable quality. They have very limited articulation and basically fit together by snapping and pressing parts together, and while the molds are quite detailed, all the 'paint' details you would see on a full figure are stickers instead. Sometimes you have to disassemble them to transform them. So the plastic quality is better than a knockoff you'd find in a dollar store and they aren't going to break easily, but they are more like tiny models with an added novelty of transformation than real figures. The stickers can make them look a little cheap if not applied well. If you have painting skills they could definitely be done up to look really cool though. That said, they look very awesome displayed with small-scale figures:

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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby El Duque » Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:44 pm

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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby RAcast » Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:02 pm

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Deathsaurus is cool, but I think Hotspot looks pretty great! Shame WFC OP's head is kinda...funky looking.
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby Burn » Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:09 pm

RAcast wrote:Deathsaurus is cool, but I think Hotspot looks pretty great! Shame WFC OP's head is kinda...funky looking.


Blame the face sticker. Those things are tiny and absolute bastards to put on.

I'm more disappointed in Prime's alt mode, it clearly needs some more stickers.

Hot Spot is much better than I was expecting. Come on HLJ, deliver my parcels faster!
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Re: Kabaya Series 5 In-Hand Images

Postby RAcast » Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:49 pm

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Burn wrote:
RAcast wrote:Deathsaurus is cool, but I think Hotspot looks pretty great! Shame WFC OP's head is kinda...funky looking.



I'm more disappointed in Prime's alt mode, it clearly needs some more stickers.


That too. It's just kinda plain.
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