KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

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KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby Judas_Warlord » Sun May 01, 2016 5:42 pm

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Someone should write to Hasbro and tell them that THIS is what we as fans want to see. Robots that transform into recognizable vehicles that the common man drives (minus the emergency/service vehicles, the fancy sports cars, and the Optimus Prime & Bumblebee KO's) If you've never seen these before, what are your thoughts on them? Links to some sample videos are below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZszYEgZ ... &index=168

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgVtrCh_ChY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViaQsBJT ... &index=169
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun May 01, 2016 6:30 pm

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There is also a RID Drift Ko in the first video. This topic should really be in the non TF toys forum.
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby fenrir72 » Sun May 01, 2016 7:17 pm

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There technically official Korean TFs. Those are distributed by Sonokong. Different character fonts (i.e. Korean) but just as 100% originals. I used one of the loose versions to replace the broken parts of my Takara BW Big Convoy.

There's also a toyline of realistic cars for a younger audience, Tobots iirc that also mimics the Gaogaigar theme of intelligent/sentient transforming robos fighting evil.
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby Judas_Warlord » Sat Jun 04, 2016 12:46 pm

Motto: "Let them do all the work, then swoop in and pick up the pieces...."
Weapon: Twin Shoulder-Mounted Rocket Launchers
fenrir72 wrote:@OP
There's also a toyline of realistic cars for a younger audience, Tobots iirc that also mimics the Gaogaigar theme of intelligent/sentient transforming robos fighting evil.



Tobots? Yeah, I've seen a video of those, but they don't really interest me much. Too cartooney looking. However, those realistic Hondas/Hyundais, I need to find out were to get them from IMMEDIATELY :KREMZEEK: Lol.
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby G1MechaKick » Sat Jun 04, 2016 5:17 pm

I dig those car modes, they do look great. I'd like to see more licensed car designs in the Takara lines, I know it drives the price up but I love cars and robots.

Speaking of Korean Transformers, does anybody know anything about the Jin Yang Company? They made a KO Whirl [or Ovelon Gazzette for Dorvack fans] that I like a lot. I wonder if they KO'd any other popular robots, but I can't find anything more about them.

I shot a video of it-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Weuu0Yzp01g
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby Batfan007 » Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:44 am

Odd that nobody has mentioned these toys are called "Carbots" or "Hello Carbot".

I've watched nearly all videos available on youtube, the Korean ones and the great reviews from that dude who does Sentai, Tobot and Carbot reviews (in english).

He's done a fwe Carbot reviews, and talks about the line in general, the pros and cons etc.
Overall there are pretty good quality toys, and most are quite large. Some have issues, but nothing major that you don't get with any other type of Transforming toy.
His reviews are excellent, my favourite to watch along with Ben, Emgo and Thew.

You can find his various reviews and sub channels /playlists here:

https://www.youtube.com/user/MisterFanw ... ToyReviews

And here's a Bens Collectables review of Hello Carbot Thunder Duke (I'm not recommending the toy, just useful to have an english review that will lead you to other similar reviews)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7n8qyp ... llectables

I was watching some more of those Carbot and related video and saw this guy, does anybody know what it is called? I'm looking for it on ebay, it's a combiner.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAMvoca ... b_channel=

He's in this video at time 9:47
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby Overcracker » Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:43 pm

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Never knew there were so many Hyundai transforming robots. LOL!
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Re: KOREAN TRANSFORMERS

Postby Batfan007 » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:26 pm

Overcracker wrote:Never knew there were so many Hyundai transforming robots. LOL!


It's a licensing thing in Korea. I don't know about the Hello Carbots, but the Tobot line are KIA vehicles. I never though I would use the woeds "KIA and cool" in the same sentence, but some of the Tobots are very cool. But real life KIA cars are still awful to drive, and very ugly.
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