Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

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Re: New MP Megatron is finally coming!!!!

Postby Cyberpath » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:40 am

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Re: New MP Megatron is finally coming!!!!

Postby koolkollectibleskhai » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:48 am

Still not really liking the camel toe look of the crotch/waist, and I really hope the fusion canon can be rotated to the side of the forearm so that you can still bend the elbow. But damn these official teaser pics look bloody awesome!
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Re: New MP Megatron is finally coming!!!!

Postby wilcosu35 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:56 am

Oh hell yes!!!
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MP-36 Megatron

Postby Cyberpath » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:31 am

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Re: New MP Megatron is finally coming!!!!

Postby Va'al » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:32 am

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Are you ready to get excited? It appears that an actual new version of the Decepticon/Destron commander himself has made its way into the ranks of the Takara Tomy Masterpiece line! That's correct: MP-36 Megatron, the 2.0 of MP-5 has appeared in Japanese hobby magazine Figure King and shared across the internet, featuring its gun alt-mode, different facial expressions, the purple energon mace and a battle damaged version (maybe?), all due for spring 2017. Check out the images below and join in the conversation in the Energon Pub!

UPDATE: Actual Figure King issue scans added. From Loopaza, via Cyberpath.

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Re: MP-36 Megatron

Postby koolkollectibleskhai » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:37 am

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Awesome comparison pics against the cartoon! Looks so cartoon accurate! Love the Takara style for sure!
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby El Duque » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:37 am

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Looks good and I love the toon accuracy, but I'm not sure this guy can replace my Despotron. I'll get it regardless, but Despo will be very difficult to usurp.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby TherimusPrime » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:39 am

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Well, put the Jazz and Hound talk on the back burner, this is the new kid on the block! :D
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby OptimalOptimus2 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:40 am

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It's just so beautiful. :CON:
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby Alpha Dominus » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:40 am

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Wow! VERY pleasantly surprised! I figure the paint job is placeholder for now (I hope?) so I can look past that. Alt mode looks great and perfect scale for handling. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that profile. That is Megatron! Ironically, I think we have a winner for best leg design, 3rd party or official. Looking forward to future updates!
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Re: MP-36 Megatron

Postby Cyberpath » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:41 am

koolkollectibleskhai wrote:Awesome comparison pics against the cartoon! Looks so cartoon accurate! Love the Takara style for sure!


Thanks!

I love how Takara chose the exact TOEI style that I wanted for Megatorn's face-sculpt. (Why the "cartoon" insignia though? [-()

Looking forward to some comparison pix with MP-10.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:41 am

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The only thing that would make this thing any more perfect is if it could cure cancer. Literally the best-looking MP to date!

So now I just need to find a better-paying job that'll actually give me hours...
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby frogbat » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:43 am

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Bit panelly in gun mode - looks interesting in robot mode tho not too convinced by the laughing head sculpt. Hope he is fun to transform or at least not too complicated. The original MP megs as most know was a nightmare. I think he's the one figure i've transformed the least since i acquired him.
Not to mention the cosmic rust...

can't wait to see him next to mp10 prime



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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby Tyrannacon » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:47 am

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I am excited. Shut up and take my money. :P
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Re: MP-36 Megatron

Postby Cyberpath » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:48 am

Cyberpath wrote:Looking forward to some comparison pix with MP-10.


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Re: MP-36 Megatron

Postby MrBlack » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:57 am

Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Cyberpath wrote:
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From that picture, it looks like his fusion cannon can shift to the outside of his forearm.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby Henry921 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:01 am

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Well, better see what other redundant organs I can sell.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:06 am

frogbat wrote:can't wait to see him next to mp10 prime

And if he fits in prime's trailer :-?
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Alpha Dominus wrote:Wow! VERY pleasantly surprised! I figure the paint job is placeholder for now (I hope?) so I can look past that. Alt mode looks great and perfect scale for handling. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that profile. That is Megatron! Ironically, I think we have a winner for best leg design, 3rd party or official. Looking forward to future updates!

Yeah, its the best leg design by far. And he looks phenominal. Once again we see who the true masters are. Not that the others were bad, at all, but this is just perfect. To the point that i will be listing my appolyong to be sold after this post.

This guy does still look super hard to transform though, I am hoping for a more streamlined transformation, but it looks like we will still have that MP 05 transformation for the arms and torso. I hope its less frustrating, it should be. No MP has been frustrating since MP 10.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby carytheone » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Motto: "if you focus too much on what something isn't, you won't be able to appreciate what it is"
Well I just pooped a little :shock:

Megs looks amazing and perfectly scaled with Prime. Well now we just need some pre orders.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby Overcracker » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:14 am

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Very, very interesting. :-?

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Guess I'll have to budget some things out of the queue to save up for this guy.
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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:17 am

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Re: Takara Tomy MP-36 Megatron Discussion Thread

Postby fenrir72 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:19 am

Motto: "Power to the strong and the right!"
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Henry921 wrote:Well, better see what other redundant organs I can sell.
:lol: :lol:
Buy Official Hb/TakaraTitancityformers at retail price or else the 3rd party makers win!

"Shelfwarming"
Btw, its been nearly a year now and TR Soundwave and Blaster aren't moving in the shelve of TRU, is that shelfwarming or what?



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