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Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:21 pm

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Thanks to theToys Alliance Facebook page, we now have images of their upcoming MAS-01 Optimus Prime figure! This figure is set to stand 48cm (about 18 inches) tall, features 72 points of articulation, including individual finger movement, an opening matrix chamber with a light-up matrix of leadership, and glowing robot eyes! This figure is due out in the 2nd quarter of 2016. No price point has been set yet, but the price is said to be "suitable for all collectors."

Check out the mirrored images below of the box art, done by IDW artist Andrew Griffith, as well as some grey prototype images and let us know what you think of this upcoming Optimus Prime in the comments section below!

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Burn » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:01 am

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"Suitable for all collectors" ... do they factor in broke-ass poor collectors like me? :-P
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Beyonder » Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:28 am

In a world where they have ridiculously accurate, awesome, AND TRANSFORMING G1 Optimus Primes (for eg see 3rd party Weijiang's MPP 10 - upsized MP10) I seriously do not understand who would even consider manufacturing or buying a non-transforming one. I am sincerely puzzled.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Drift082111 » Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:35 am

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Beyonder wrote:In a world where they have ridiculously accurate, awesome, AND TRANSFORMING G1 Optimus Primes (for eg see 3rd party Weijiang's MPP 10 - upsized MP10) I seriously do not understand who would even consider manufacturing or buying a non-transforming one. I am sincerely puzzled.


I think the appeal comes in having more articulation in bot mode. Pretty cool IMHO even though I don't collect TFs like this.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:40 am

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I can understand articulated, highly detailed, on transformable TF figures for the movieverse. Those designs CANT possibly transform in real life while being 100% movie accurate. However, what's the point of G1 figures? Especially Optimus Prime, where MP-01 and MP-10 exist and they are perfect in every ways, AND transform?
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:53 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:I can understand articulated, highly detailed, on transformable TF figures for the movieverse. Those designs CANT possibly transform in real life while being 100% movie accurate. However, what's the point of G1 figures? Especially Optimus Prime, where MP-01 and MP-10 exist and they are perfect in every ways, AND transform?


Exactly. But apparently, these things do have a market, or Ultimetal OP would have been the first and last of his kind.

Still, I wish they'd try for a more creative G1 aesthetic than to keep following the MP-10 design. At least Prime-1 Studios had the good sense to hire Josh Nizzi.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Amelie » Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:20 am

Please. No more G1 Primes. I'm bored of it. Its not like any of these are even animation-model accurate, either.
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Toys Alliance Transformers Toys at TFNation: MAS-01 Optimus, Teppeki Gokin Optimus Prime, Megatron

Postby william-james88 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:07 pm

Earlier this year in February and March, we reported on new highly poseable figures from Toys Alliance: MAS-01 Optimus and Teppeki Gokin Optimus Prime. At TF Nation, this week-end, all these licensed toys were further shown along with a Megatron silhouette teaser.

MAS-01 Optimus Prime is set to stand 48cm (about 18 inches) tall, features 72 points of articulation, including individual finger movement, an opening matrix chamber with a light-up matrix of leadership, and glowing robot eyes. Teppeki Gokin Optimus Prime is a FoC style Optimus Prime and still at the prototype stage as can be seen below.

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby YoungPrime » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:50 pm

...................What size class is that Prime considered and does it transform?
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Overcracker » Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:06 pm

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YoungPrime wrote:...................What size class is that Prime considered and does it transform?


He really does not fit in any size class. Though at 18" tall he should be somewhere between Supreme and Titan class. Same size as Combiner Wars Devastator. But the price is bound to be much more than any size class.

And no, neither one transforms.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:29 am

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YoungPrime wrote:...................What size class is that Prime considered and does it transform?

Unclassable and no transformation. It's a posable statue. When a 3p company whant to make a transformers robot with the official licence, one condition to have that licence is the thing must NOT transform. Only Hasbro or Takara can make an official Transformers that transform. So instead, the 3p company just go nut with the robot. Consider this like an official TF toothbrush or boxer shorts. A very, very expensive and very, very premium one.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby RAR » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:43 am

I can think of some licensed Transformers Products that Transform.

Fast food toys, the Pen-Optimus seems to be some sort of license.
There was also a kids computer that sort of transformed and various DVD cases.

But it's pretty obvious that a small design change to the chest/back and that FOC Optimus could easily Transform.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:06 am

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RAR wrote:I can think of some licensed Transformers Products that Transform.

Fast food toys, the Pen-Optimus seems to be some sort of license.
There was also a kids computer that sort of transformed and various DVD cases.

But it's pretty obvious that a small design change to the chest/back and that FOC Optimus could easily Transform.


The fast food toys ARE Takara/Hasbro products. So they count as actual Transformers.

And modding that FOC posable statue to transform? Oh yes, very doable. As long one have the cash and skills to do it.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:50 am

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Aug 21, 2016 2:51 pm

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D-Maximus_Primal wrote:Wow that FoC Prime looks buff


Buff you say?

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:46 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:
D-Maximus_Primal wrote:Wow that FoC Prime looks buff


Buff you say?

I counter with THIS:

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:51 pm

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D-Maximus_Primal wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:
D-Maximus_Primal wrote:Wow that FoC Prime looks buff


Buff you say?

I counter with THIS:

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It's broken....


Maybe because it's hyperlinked from an 18+ site. So, HOSTING PICS TO THE RESCUE!

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:18 pm

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That's better! Still a really awesome looking beefimus prime
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Toys Alliance MAS-02 Megatron Teaser

Postby Va'al » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:11 am

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We knew from TFNation 2016 that Toys Alliance were working on a second giant non-transforming figure, after their Optimus Prime - as covered here - but we now also have the company's official Facebook page sending out another teaser for their upcoming MAS-02 Megatron! Check it out below.

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby RAR » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:02 am

I'd only consider these if I tripped over them second hand very very cheap - as they are nice enough figures - but nothing I'd need to chase for a premium price when similar (multiple) options exist that do actually transform. But articulation is a gimmick of sorts so some might enjoy them for that reason - and some Optimus' do get messed about design wise in some of the detail (like the side windows) by the requirement to turn them into a truck.
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Toys Alliance Mega Action Nemesis Prime Revealed

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:31 pm

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Via Toys Alliance's Facebook page, we have the reveal of their Mega Action Series Nemesis Prime, a redeco of their previous Mega Action Optimus Prime! Check out the teaser and the figure's features below, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub!

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TRANSFORMERS MAS-01NP NEMESIS PRIME
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Product Features
- Figure stands approximately 18-Inches (48 cm) tall
- Fully poseable with over 72 Points of articulation including articulated fingers
- Metallic paint finishing (Partially)
- Accessories includes “Laser Rifle”
- LED Light-Up feature on “Matrix” and Eyes
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- Material Used- ABS, PVC, POM
- Official licensed by Hasbro
Release Date: OCT 2017 (Tentative)
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Microraptor » Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:16 pm

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Toys Alliance MAS-02 Megatron Teaser

Postby Sigma Magnus » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:46 am

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Yesterday we had the reveal of their Nemesis Prime, and today Toys Alliance is on our front page again with a teaser of their upcoming Mega Action Series Megatron! Set for release in the fall, we don't have images of the figure itself yet, but the prototype will be on display at ACGHK in Hong Kong from July 28th to the first of August! Until then, check out the teaser below and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub!

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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby DeathReviews » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:49 am

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I've held off on getting MP Megatron due to it's QC issues and the complicated transformation. If a transformation is too complicated, I usually just pick one form that's best and stick with that. And with Megatron? Frankly, it's the robot mode you want to stick with rather than the pistol. And if I'm going to pay a ton of mortal 'smackers' for a high-end Megatron figure that I'm just going to leave in robot mode, then I'd rather save up and get one that's specifically designed to look awesome in robot mode.

Therefore I eagerly anticipate the unleashment of MAS Megatron.
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Re: MAS-01 Optimus Prime Revealed

Postby Caelus » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:16 pm

DeathReviews wrote:I've held off on getting MP Megatron due to it's QC issues and the complicated transformation. If a transformation is too complicated, I usually just pick one form that's best and stick with that. And with Megatron? Frankly, it's the robot mode you want to stick with rather than the pistol. And if I'm going to pay a ton of mortal 'smackers' for a high-end Megatron figure that I'm just going to leave in robot mode, then I'd rather save up and get one that's specifically designed to look awesome in robot mode.

Therefore I eagerly anticipate the unleashment of MAS Megatron.


That was my thought as well, but... he's probably going to be double the size of MP10 Optimus Prime, so... for my purposes, that'd look pretty strange.
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