Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:22 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.


Leave it to TakaraTomy to have Transformers and Microman crossbreed again :lol: Would those figures be in scale with 1:32 though?
No way.

They'd have to be like the size of MP Spike to fit inside the toys' Vehicle modes. ;)
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:49 pm

Speaking of Microman... I wonder if they have ever considered doing pre-Transformers reissues. Diaclone is currently 30 and Microman will turn 40 in a couple of years. Plus, we have less than 3 years (for Japan) until they celebrate 30 years of Transformers there.

And yes - Atop of a few Transformers that I'd like to see be placed in the Encore line... I would love to see the Diaclone line get some love, even if they become Toy Hobby or e-HOBBY exclusives. My collection needs some of that kind of lovin'. :lol:

But with this... Lets just say that I am glad I did not preorder. Just not feeling anything when it comes to the final product. >:oP
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby guarayakha » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:39 pm

Starsaber would've been perfect if he was in Convoy's alt colors, and vice versa. But that's just my opinion.

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:49 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The Race Queens are Microman figures using the Micro Action Series body. They're 3.75" tall.


Leave it to TakaraTomy to have Transformers and Microman crossbreed again :lol: Would those figures be in scale with 1:32 though?
No way.

They'd have to be like the size of MP Spike to fit inside the toys' Vehicle modes. ;)


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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby kirbenvost » Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:29 pm

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guarayakha wrote:Starsaber would've been perfect if he was in Convoy's alt colors, and vice versa. But that's just my opinion.

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True dat. Although he could use a bit more white on the chest, maybe.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby daimchoc » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:32 pm

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:33 pm

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So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:48 pm

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:47 am

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.


Thanks for the info!

My Japanese is pretty rudimentary especially when it comes to Kanji, so I could only make out the characters Taka(something) Mi(something). :lol:

I think she actually looks prettier than the figure. Or maybe it's just the lack of ball joints? :P
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby craggy » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:27 am

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.


Thanks for the info!

My Japanese is pretty rudimentary especially when it comes to Kanji, so I could only make out the characters Taka(something) Mi(something). :lol:

I think she actually looks prettier than the figure. Or maybe it's just the lack of ball joints? :P

I think it's just the manufacturers managed to hide the articulation points better on humans, and to be fair, they are a much larger scale.
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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby lonrac » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:13 pm

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Re: Super GT Optimus Prime and Star Saber Prototype Images

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:11 am

craggy wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:So OP's "Lady" was inspired by an actual race queen?
Yup. Misaki Takahashi, to be specific.


Thanks for the info!

My Japanese is pretty rudimentary especially when it comes to Kanji, so I could only make out the characters Taka(something) Mi(something). :lol:

I think she actually looks prettier than the figure. Or maybe it's just the lack of ball joints? :P

I think it's just the manufacturers managed to hide the articulation points better on humans, and to be fair, they are a much larger scale.

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