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You wanted Masterpiece Star Saber in color? Now you have Masterpiece Star Saber in color. Thanks to Tag Hobby, we get some nice pics of Star Saber in color as well as some unreleased prototypes such as Beast Wars Neo Unicron, Binaltech Black Widow, Classics Glyph, Detritus and the Porsche version of Alternators Jazz. For you Diaclone fans, there is also an impressive Diaclone display. We also get another look at Masterpiece Ultra Magnus and BAPE MP-10 Convoy. These we all on display at the Japan Transformers Expo.

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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby It Is Him » Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:55 am

Blue bumblebee! Is this an official Takara display featuring some unused prototypes?
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:17 am

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It Is Him wrote:Blue bumblebee! Is this an official Takara display featuring some unused prototypes?


Could very well be. Among the confirmed existing prototypes I see:

- BW Neo Unicron (named Neo Unicron)
- Binaltech/Alternator Jazz as a Porsche 986
- Binaltech Black Widow / Rumble? (ended up as BT Arcee)

I also spot:

- Blue Henkei Bumble
- A Swindle redeco of Universe Hound
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:24 am

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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby welcometothedarksyde » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:36 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
It Is Him wrote:Blue bumblebee! Is this an official Takara display featuring some unused prototypes?


Could very well be. Among the confirmed existing prototypes I see:

- BW Neo Unicron (named Neo Unicron)
- Binaltech/Alternator Jazz as a Porsche 986
- Binaltech Black Widow / Rumble? (ended up as BT Arcee)

I also spot:

- Blue Henkei Bumble
- A Swindle redeco of Universe Hound


They said in the description that it's Glyph and Detritus
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:44 am

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Oh MAN! Guys, click the links over to Tag Hobby and you'll see many MORE images of displays from the Expo, in which we see so many other things including stuff that's rarely ever been seen before!
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby jgilkinson » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:47 am

Anyone know who the oversized revolver is above the techno-colored devastator? Also how long do you think we have to wait before we get a masterpiece diaclone Magnus repaint?
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:53 am

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jgilkinson wrote:Anyone know who the oversized revolver is above the techno-colored devastator?
A Micro Change toy that wasn't used for Transformers.

MC-11 Gun Robo S&W Magnum 44

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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:56 am

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jgilkinson wrote:Anyone know who the oversized revolver is above the techno-colored devastator? Also how long do you think we have to wait before we get a masterpiece diaclone Magnus repaint?


That's the third Microchange Gun Robo. Two of the Gn Robo, the Walther P38 and M1910 Browning, were turned into Megatron and Browning but the third, a S&W .44 Magnum Revolver, was Microman only.
And that "techno-color" Devastator? His first Diaclone deco ;)
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby padfoo » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:49 am

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Wow, I dont know much about this character but the color pics are very Gundam like.
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby Nemesis Destron » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:54 am

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So when the hell can we expect to see a MP :CON: leader that surpases the flaws that MP Megatron has... :-?.

And of course the latest images of Star Saber make me want this MP more and more. It will be a part of the select few MP that I own. :VEHI:
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby User897 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 10:08 am

That Tag Hobby link is a wonderful trip down Memory Lane. :)
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby zodconvoy » Sat Aug 09, 2014 10:53 am

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That Diaclone Hoist looks like a Rodimus that let himself go.

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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby griftimus prime » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:10 am

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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:38 am

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Each pic of star saber just makes me want him more. That diaclone display is wonderful, I even spotted the trainbots who didn't get released (in Japan) till the Headmasters toyline, although who's the red bot just to the left of powered convoy Magnus? Did diaclone have any fiction at all to go with it?
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby shajaki » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:46 am

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zodconvoy wrote:That Diaclone Hoist looks like a Rodimus that let himself go.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:48 am

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ZeroWolf wrote:Each pic of star saber just makes me want him more. That diaclone display is wonderful, I even spotted the trainbots who didn't get released (in Japan) till the Headmasters toyline, although who's the red bot just to the left of powered convoy Magnus? Did diaclone have any fiction at all to go with it?


Diaclone did get somewhat of a story during the later years, basically humans versus the insectoid Waruder race. That's right: the Insecticons were bad guy mecha :lol:
That red robot is Powered Buggy, you can consider it an upgraded transforming Roller. He was omitted from all Transformer releases.
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby MGrotusque » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:36 pm

The forearms on Star Saber are huge, like dealbreaker huge.

I noticed a beast wars Soundwave in one of the pics. Is he a rarity or something?
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby noctorro » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:38 pm

Star Saber is huge!
I'll get him for sure.
And please, make that Unicron, you can never have enough Unicrons.

And figures I've never seen before, great pictures!
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby ZeroWolf » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:55 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Each pic of star saber just makes me want him more. That diaclone display is wonderful, I even spotted the trainbots who didn't get released (in Japan) till the Headmasters toyline, although who's the red bot just to the left of powered convoy Magnus? Did diaclone have any fiction at all to go with it?


Diaclone did get somewhat of a story during the later years, basically humans versus the insectoid Waruder race. That's right: the Insecticons were bad guy mecha :lol:
That red robot is Powered Buggy, you can consider it an upgraded transforming Roller. He was omitted from all Transformer releases.

Thanks :D I've always wondered about diaclone, never expected that the insecticons were the main bars :lol: Seems a bit unfair when you line them up against each other.

That unicron, as impressive as it is, why does everyone go crazy about it? People talk about the Armada mold having it's planet shell on its back, Neo Unicron has a whole half of a planet on his back. :???: I know it's the 3rd prototype of a unicron toy (I think at least), the robot mode is nice if you ignore the kibble but I think the one we actually got is better...Why do I get the feeling I've just painted a target on my back...
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby kirbenvost » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:58 pm

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Yeah, Star Saber is pretty massive. And his 'shirt-cuffs' look huge. :lol: It's a bit of a shock to see him in his Playskool colors, but that's Star Saber. He still looks pretty awesome. I'm a little scared to find out what this guy is going to cost.
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby Nisus » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:59 pm

Looking at the Beast Wars pic on the Tag Hobby page, is that a TM Rattrap in TM Cheetor colors?
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Re: Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber Discussion Thread

Postby xyl360 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 1:06 pm

Whoa, they have a blue Optimus Minor on display there! I've got one of those :)!

They also have a very interesting looking Spittor repaint, a Tarantulas (Blackarachnia?) and what looks to be a Beast Wars Mutants Soundwave.
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