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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby OptimalOptimus2 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:11 am

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I don't understand the hate people give this figure. "G1" Prime in AOE was complete trash and is accurately represented in this figure. Give it love for its accuracy.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:19 am

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OptimalOptimus2 wrote:I don't understand the hate people give this figure. "G1" Prime in AOE was complete trash and is accurately represented in this figure. Give it love for its accuracy.
Well, I for one don't "hate" it, but I do want the one that tries for accuracy in both modes instead of this one.

Hasbro's Platinum Edition attempts to make both the robot and vehicle modes movie-accurate:
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In this figure's robot mode, all the part that are gunmetal were closer to blue in the movie, while all the tan parts were closer to red, in the movie. So while the colors aren't an exact match, the Platinum Edition at least tries to match its deco's layout with that of the movie model's deco layout.

Whereas the Takara Rusty Ver. just makes Optimus look like a bloodstained albino from head to toe, with its mostly non-contrasting single-color deco.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:21 am

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Sabrblade wrote:Whereas the Takara Rusty Ver. just makes Optimus look like a bloodstained albino from head to toe, with its mostly non-contrasting single-color deco.


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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Black Hat » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:26 am

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Well, I'm not really in the market for another Optimus Prime at the moment anyway, but I'd totally buy one of those Takara Primes and do a little bit of repainting and conversion work to make him into a Zombiecon.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby KnightAero » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:35 am

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So that Optimus Prime Platinum Edition is in the "Breakout Battle" set? I was wondering why he looked so much better than this one.
Anyone know who is going to be selling the "Breakout Battle?" I ran into the Optimus Prime / Grimlock one at Kmart.

I am guessing too it will be along the same price point $59.99...
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:13 pm

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Sabrblade wrote: (Platinum edition)
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Whereas the Takara Rusty Ver. just makes Optimus look like a bloodstained albino from head to toe, with its mostly non-contrasting single-color deco.


Dat Optimus Platinum! :x It's not an MP. Anyone have a picture of the Canadian box to see if there's french on it? I Really, REALLY want to buy this. And I want to buy this in Québec.

As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby User897 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:58 pm

Wow. At first I was 100% convinced that Takara was the way to go. Not anymore. However, I'll be damned if I'm going to pay Hasbro for a bunch of bots I don't want to get the domestic version, which I noticed does not have his battle mask on. So, there are physically no changes and it's part of a multipack. No thanks. Takara's is almost cool, but not for $65. Looks like I'm sticking with the regular G1 homage only. Oh well. If two companies can't get this guy right, then fuggit.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:39 pm

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I actually prefer Hasbro's not having a faceplate over Takara's having one, since Optimus's mouth was very much exposed for the majority of all his scenes in the movie during which he had this body.

I'll take a mouthplate on a more polished version like the Autobots United 5-pack version, but leave the dirtied version mouthplate-less.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby bassal » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:23 am

Holy ****. This version of Prime looks like he went on a roadkill spree. What is this, Death Race 2000?
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby shajaki » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:45 am

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-Kanrabat- wrote:As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

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shajaki wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
ha!
hey third party! get this prime a pyramid head sword already!


It already exist. Just give him the Beast Hunters Meat Cleaver! :lol:

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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby bassal » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:36 pm

-Kanrabat- wrote:
shajaki wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
ha!
hey third party! get this prime a pyramid head sword already!


It already exist. Just give him the Beast Hunters Meat Cleaver! :lol:

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Holy ****. This HAS been planned by HasTakomy!!!
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:45 pm

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dalekslayer96 wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:
shajaki wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
ha!
hey third party! get this prime a pyramid head sword already!


It already exist. Just give him the Beast Hunters Meat Cleaver! :lol:

Holy ****. This HAS been planned by HasTakomy!!!
A cheaper alternative would be the same cleaver but released with Beast Tracker Optimus Prime:

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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby bassal » Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:50 pm

Sabrblade wrote:
dalekslayer96 wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:
shajaki wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:As for the Takara one, holy ****. He DOES look like bloody roadkill. Hell, he'll be more at home in Silent Hill as one nightmarish and gory meat-monster! :SICK:
ha!
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It already exist. Just give him the Beast Hunters Meat Cleaver! :lol:

Holy ****. This HAS been planned by HasTakomy!!!
A cheaper alternative would be the same cleaver but released with Beast Tracker Optimus Prime:

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THEY HAVE BEEN PLANNING THIS ALL ALONG!!! IT'S ROADKILL PRIME!!!
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Black Hat » Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:49 pm

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Holy ****, now I DEFINITELY need him. He'll be like Nemesis Prime, but much, much more awesome.

Roadkill Prime. I love it. Make it so.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:41 pm

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Delta Magnus wrote:Holy ****, now I DEFINITELY need him. He'll be like Nemesis Prime, but much, much more awesome.

Roadkill Prime. I love it. Make it so.


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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby shajaki » Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:46 pm

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i wonder if that cleaver sword actually fits in emops hands...
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:51 pm

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shajaki wrote:i wonder if that cleaver sword actually fits in emops hands...


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In-Hand images of the Transformers 4 Lost Age of Extinction Advanced Series G1 Grimlock

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:27 am

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Thanks to Photobucket user MASABON1980 we get some in-hand images of the Transformers 4 Lost Age of Extinction Advanced Series G1 Grimlock. This is Takara's take on G1 Grimlock from the AOE Voyager mold and has some differences from the Hasbro SDCC G1 Colored Grimlock. For one thing it doesn't have a chrome head. Which do you prefer? Let us know in the Seibertron.com forums.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Ultra gordon » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:35 am

Some movie characters look good in there g1 colors,,,,,, but not grimlock, I prefer him in as close to movie accurate colors instead
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby kirbenvost » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:39 am

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I wish it wasn't an exclusive, I probably would have bought it! It's probably the best version of this mold so far. I don't really need that much chrome, it tends to look tacky on modern figures.
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:40 am

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I wanna see comparison pics of this with the SDCC Grimlock.
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Takara New Official Images of Movie Advanced AD-29 Slog and AD-30 Sky Drift

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:45 am

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AD-29 Slog and AD-30 Sky Drift. Both being repaints of the Hasbro Voyager Slog and Drift and priced at 4,860 Yen and due to be released on September 20th in Japan. Let us know let us know in the Seibertron.com forums if you will be picking these up for your collections and check out the images we've mirrored below.


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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:50 am

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Sabrblade wrote:I wanna see comparison pics of this with the SDCC Grimlock.


I can take pictures of my SDCC Grimlock tonight... If I'm not lazy... haven't actually unboxed it yet...
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Re: Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Line Revealed

Postby Autobot Dash » Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:28 am

I don't like this model (skyhammer) to Drift.

He deserves a new one.
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