Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

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Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:31 am

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Exclusive Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Revealed at Tokyo Toy Show

Postby william-james88 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:59 am

The 2019 Tokyo Toy Show has some pretty cool reveals with an extra member of the Piranacon team and now with the reveal of Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen. This is the cartoon accurate deco. Most of the original logos are removed and very vibrant colours. There is also a different face as well as a new smoke accessory. As with most figures in the MP+ subline, this will be a Takara Tomy Mall exclusive item. That means that while it will be available from your standard local importers, it will not be on Amazon Japan to purchase at a discount. So, it's full price of 8,500 yen ($78.53 USD) will be unavoidable. He will be released in the winter.

The images come from Dengeki Hobby, @Alfes2010, @gadepon and @Kaishiny_tsum on Twitter. We thank fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath for letting us know of these images.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby AllNewSuperRobot » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:11 am

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Yeah the Car Bot looks nice, I guess...

More importantly though, Check out the Seacons! :shock: :x
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:27 am

AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Yeah the Car Bot looks nice, I guess...

More importantly though, Check out the Seacons! :shock: :x

I am surprised you are excited about them, I thought you would be very angry at them costing double what combiner components usually cost.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Nathaniel Prime » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:40 am

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:lol:

Seriously, the chin on MP19+ looks awful, and I completely prefer the faces on the original MP and the Selects figure
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby xMXUx » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:20 am

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I'm a sucker for the cartoon aesthetic, but that face looks super derpy
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:29 am

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Nathaniel Prime wrote:
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:lol:

Seriously, the chin on MP19+ looks awful, and I completely prefer the faces on the original MP and the Selects figure


Is this joke too dated now?

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby GrangerPerry » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:06 pm

They fixed the parts forming shoulder guns! Darn it was so easy for me to pass these lazy repaints of the original amazing figures up until now. I was much more impressed with the recent redo of bumblebee rather than just painting the original bright yellow but this has my interest. My only gripe is if I cave into this one I might have to buy all the other blue tinted window autobots as well. Sigh*
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby AllNewSuperRobot » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:35 pm

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william-james88 wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Yeah the Car Bot looks nice, I guess...

More importantly though, Check out the Seacons! :shock: :x

I am surprised you are excited about them, I thought you would be very angry at them costing double what combiner components usually cost.


Only if they were the size of Wheelie and the price of Omega Supreme :P

Seriously though, The Seacons are genuinely something to be excited about. Not the fiftieth "new" redesign of Devastator, the most tired and overexposed combiner in the series. Piranacon has been long forgotten and, if the releases live up to those prototype designs, this could pave the way for the rest of the Transformers Takara has maligned over the years. Maybe Monstructor or Raiden might be next?
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Wolfman Jake » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:12 pm

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Smokescreen looks really sharp with the faux sponsor decals removed. However, that CHIN is just unbelievable! I hope it's just the photography exaggerating it. Smokescreen looks like he watched a bunch of Transformers Animated and got some cosmetic surgery done. ;)
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby AllNewSuperRobot » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:17 pm

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Indeed. I don't remember Smokescreen in Animated, but with that chin, I guess he was... :lol:
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Syclone » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:47 pm

Argh! I love everything about it-even the price!!-but that face...woof!
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:29 pm

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It's sad, but now i want this one cause of his Animated Chin :lol:
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Wolfman Jake » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:18 pm

Motto: ""A mountain with a wolf on it stands a little taller."
-Edward Hoagland"
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Syclone wrote:Argh! I love everything about it-even the price!!-but that face...woof!


You know what, though? It actually IS animation accurate.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby ilikerobits » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:50 pm

Can we get a **** mirage?
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby joevill » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:10 pm

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digging that MP Smokescreen!
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Cyberpath » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:14 pm

Ironically, now there's one cartoon-accurate thing the original version has over this new edition..

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Cyberpath » Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:57 am

Pre-order is up on Anime-Export for $100.

I think Plus Bluestreak and Smokescreen look good with the new accessories and expressions but not for twice than what I paid for the originals, which I'm still happy with. Additionally, Plus Sideswipe and Prowl didn't get the same treatment.
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Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Postby Stargrave » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:01 am

Motto: "It’s all the in the reflexes"
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We've received word from Seibertronian Cyberpath that Transformers MP-19+ Smokescreen is now available at the TakaraTomy Mall! We first reported on this item when it was first revealed at the Tokyo Toy Show last month.

As noted by our own Wily William-James in the original piece:
"This is the cartoon accurate deco. Most of the original logos are removed and very vibrant colours. There is also a different face as well as a new smoke accessory. As with most figures in the MP+ subline, this will be a Takara Tomy Mall exclusive item. That means that while it will be available from your standard local importers, it will not be on Amazon Japan to purchase at a discount. So, it's full price of 8,500 yen ($78.53 USD) will be unavoidable. He will be released in the winter."

The item is currently listed at Y9,180 or $90.86US. Tell this guy to try the patch or some nicotine gum because he doesn't believe in quitters - don't forget this amazing piece comes with a pair of unique smoke accessories that makes it stand out from your MP collection like few others.

Are you going to be ordering the bot with the chin that makes you grin? Let us know in the forums and as always stay tuned to Seibertron for the ultimate in Transformers news.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby xMXUx » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:45 am

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Wasn't too impressed when he was first announced, but he looks glorious in those new pics :x no more derpy face haha
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Cyberpath » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:57 am

I appreciate Takara's incorporating the bots' "permanent" weapons into their transformations. Though now was their chance to give Smokescreen's cannons articulation at the neck so they could point up.

The facial expressions make him even more, well, expressive.

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And I like how they painted the insides of his legs black.


Here's my original just for fun..

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This one reminds of me Diaclone art --

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby Stargrave » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:28 am

Motto: "It’s all the in the reflexes"
Weapon: Glass Gas Gun
Dangit Cyberpath I didn’t grab those face images for the formal article I goofed but you did a great job thanks again! Ten pounds of awesome sauce in a five pound bag. He’s the Bruce Campbell of the Autobots :lol:
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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Postby carytheone » Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:38 pm

Motto: "shelf space may be fleeting, but plastic is forever"
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Stargrave wrote:Are you going to be ordering the bot with the chin that makes you grin?Image
1, 2, 3, 4; let's have a chin war :-x

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Discussion Thread

Postby DMSL » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:24 pm

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Meh another money grab move, Takara is starting to become like Hasbro. Nice for people that missed out on him the first time around, but nothing to justify buying him again.

What we do need is a re-issue of Takara Legends Weirdwolf with fixes to the dang hinges that breaks on everyone sooner or later.
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