Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby shajaki » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:30 pm

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wilcosu35 wrote:HLJ has preorders up for MP-12+

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He's up everywhere! This is good news! When Red Alert+ came out he was an exclusive limited release (TakaraTomy Mall?) and now this fella is a standard release! Rejoice! :BOWDOWN:

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:41 am

Can any version of MP-12 turn his head up more than a couple of millimeters?
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby shajaki » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:47 am

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Cyberpath wrote:Can any version of MP-12 turn his head up more than a couple of millimeters?
Huh? I don't recall them being hindered in the slightest.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby william-james88 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:55 am

shajaki wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:Can any version of MP-12 turn his head up more than a couple of millimeters?
Huh? I don't recall them being hindered in the slightest.

To turn up? I didnt even think he could do that. I dont even remember him having a neck.

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby shajaki » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:36 pm

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william-james88 wrote:
shajaki wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:Can any version of MP-12 turn his head up more than a couple of millimeters?
Huh? I don't recall them being hindered in the slightest.
To turn up? I didnt even think he could do that. I dont even remember him having a neck.
Ooohhhh.... turn UP.... my bad.

I'm pretty sure he can look up, very very slightly. So slight that it might as well not be there :lol:
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:26 am

Yeah, it's very minimal. I figured it out, a little force was necessary for the first couple of times.

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:19 am

Takara added MP-12+ to its website (with a few new pix and 360° turn arounds) --

http://tf.takaratomy.co.jp/products-lin ... /mp-12plus


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And also revamped the Masterpiece section:

http://tf.takaratomy.co.jp/products/tf_mp
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New Images of Masterpiece MP-12+ Anime Sideswipe

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:42 am

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Takara Tomy Mall has uploaded more images of the upcoming Masterpiece Sideswipe Anime version. The new images show off Swipe's new paint work and his accessories. This Sideswipe is set to arrive in November of this year, while his brother Sunstreaker is set to arrive one month later. Check out the new images, and let us know what you think of this latest version of the MP-12 mold below!

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:01 pm

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So this version of Sideswipe will include the original, Amazon exclusive, and a new version of the piledrivers.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby xMXUx » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:28 am

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Just got the email from AE saying he's in stock and ready to ship :DANCE: gonna wait for the new LG figures to ship though
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby sol magnus » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:48 am

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They left out MP 14+ on the Masterpiece web site.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:57 am

MP-14+ Alert was a TakaraTomy Mall exclusive.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:04 am

In-hand pix from @Alfes2010 --

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With pile drivers --

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Car-mode --

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby shajaki » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:23 pm

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The blue windows is almost worth the price of double dipping alone. Yummy.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Ironhidensh » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:55 pm

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But did they fix his ill-fitting Gan and hand?
Photobucket can die now.

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In-Hand Images of Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Va'al » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:09 pm

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Still from Alfes2010, the Twitter toy blogger and personality behind the Snakas blog in Japan, we have some in-hand images of the umpteenth iteration of the Lambor / Sideswipe mold from the Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece line: MP-12+, the Anime Color Edition!

The differences with the original release are slight, but they are significant for those who are looking for a more screen-accurate rendition of their plastic incarnation - rather than the original toy's homage in the previous Masterpiece toy (galleries respectively here and here), as we get blue windows, metal grey parts replaced with black and white paint, and different shades of red and white overall, in addition to the piledrivers and gun accessories, with three versions of the former (though no chrome). You can check out the images below!

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby megatronus » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:04 pm

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The most noticeable changes, for me, are the face and the feet. Having those as white vs. silver really make the difference for me.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:59 pm

Comparison shots from @dai_xp --

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Comparison Images of Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor / Sideswipe

Postby Va'al » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:13 pm

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Thanks to Instagram user dai_xp - and via fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath - we have a closer and better look at the differences between the first release of the Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-12 Lambor, aka Sideswipe, to you and me, and the latest release in the same line of the MP-12+ version, with cartoon accurate deco rather than the toy-striving one preceding it.

The most noticeable changes, you will see in the images mirrored below, are the face and the feet, which swap out the silver for the white and black, plus the blue shade to the windows, and some tweaks to the various firing accessories that come with the figure. All are also reflected on the packaging, shown below. Check it out, and let us know if you will be however-many-dipping with this mold again in this new paintjob!

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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Cyberpath » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:34 pm

Additionally, the joints (elbows, hips) are also white for a more streamlined look.

The Autobot insignia is bigger; perhaps to make the chest look slimmer in comparison?

The black stripes and Lamborghini emblem were stripped off. The wing mirrors and frames of the side windows have been painted red. Wheels are grey (because in the cartoon his rear tires become grey in robot-mode.)

The rear bumper is now black to make the legs more streamlined in robot-mode.

And mold-wise the eyes are bigger like on Tigertrack and the Asian reissue.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby Quantum Surge » Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:14 pm

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Even if this is only used just for fans who missed out on the original version and with Sunstreaker coming soon, I feel that the changes seem negligible for the most part. It's like the insignia-less rerelease.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby dragons » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:17 pm

Cyberpath wrote:Additionally, the joints (elbows, hips) are also white for a more streamlined look.

The Autobot insignia is bigger; perhaps to make the chest look slimmer in comparison?

The black stripes and Lamborghini emblem were stripped off. The wing mirrors and frames of the side windows have been painted red. Wheels are grey (because in the cartoon his rear tires become grey in robot-mode.)

The rear bumper is now black to make the legs more streamlined in robot-mode.

And mold-wise the eyes are bigger like on Tigertrack and the Asian reissue.


It is nice looking figure nothing big difference matters to me which version of Figure I get nice figure nothing special hasbro and Takara both have good versions of Figure price is big deciding point if I where to buy this figure
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Re: Masterpiece MP-12+ Lambor Anime Color Edition

Postby sol magnus » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:09 pm

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Neato, but no reason to buy another if you have the original.
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