In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Kibble » Tue May 21, 2013 2:23 pm

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Skyward being made purple with gray accents is ass. They took the seeker with the best deco and made it the worst. But look at the bright side...a half-assed color scheme is perfect for a half-assed mold.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby noctorro » Wed May 22, 2013 3:09 am

I'm just glad that we'll get all the 3 seekers anyway. And good thing they didn't remold the face/wings like in Armada (Why hasbro, that seeker mold was great for that time).
Will be getting him from a local import shop.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby El Duque » Thu May 23, 2013 9:59 am

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Site sponsor Robotkingdom has shared in-package images of Takara Tomy's Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster with Steeljaw and TG-18 Skywarp via their facebook page. We've mirrored the packaged shots below. Shouldn't be long before we see images of these two set free and posed.

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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby RiddlerJ » Thu May 23, 2013 10:25 am

It'd be nice if I could find a freggin' Blaster locally :evil:
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby MGrotusque » Thu May 23, 2013 10:56 am

MP Blaster needs to be released. As much as i appreciate the release of SoundBlaster and Blaster from this mold, it's not really the aesthetic for me.
I would like something less "pointy" and angular.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu May 23, 2013 12:50 pm

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I like this blaster but its too big for my classics collection. I want a deluxe sized one. But skywarp needs to ship soon.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Nemesis Destron » Thu May 23, 2013 1:18 pm

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:KREMZEEK: Alriiiiiight it's getting closer yeah!! I can't wait to get my hands on Blaster, he looks amazing each time we get new pics. The wheels on the Takara version look so much better than the wagon wheels on Hasbro's. :VEHI:
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby RiddlerJ » Thu May 23, 2013 1:32 pm

Nemesis Destron wrote::KREMZEEK: Alriiiiiight it's getting closer yeah!! I can't wait to get my hands on Blaster, he looks amazing each time we get new pics. The wheels on the Takara version look so much better than the wagon wheels on Hasbro's. :VEHI:


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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu May 23, 2013 2:30 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
This is the first representation of Blaster I've actually considered ordering, but I simply can't get past the fact it's a Soundwave remold. Maybe he's a touch too big as well. :-?
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Mindmaster » Thu May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

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Really want Skywarp. Like, a lot.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby RAcast » Thu May 23, 2013 4:03 pm

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Mindmaster wrote:Really want Skywarp. Like, a lot.

My collection's lack of a Skywarp has been bugging me since I discovered the Breakaway redeco this morning. :BANG_HEAD:

On that note, if anyone has a Skywarp-looking fellow they want to unload, swing me a PM (and check my post in the Wants thread). Thanks. :)

I do wish this Skywarp had more black than grey though, I feel like that may have come out a bit better.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby rpetras » Thu May 23, 2013 9:53 pm

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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby El Duque » Fri May 24, 2013 12:30 pm

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Japanese toy blogger Alfres 2010 has posted a gallery of Takara Tomy's recently released Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster with Steeljaw. The figures feature the line's signature metallic paint applications compared to their Hasbro counterparts. We've mirrored a few of his images below, including some comparison shots with domestic versions. The full gallery can be found be clicking here.

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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Rated X » Fri May 24, 2013 2:16 pm

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Not the metallic finish I had in mind. But looks great ! My Hasbro Blaster was customized to Twincast, so the differences on this version make it better to have than buying another Hasbro version. Cant wait to get him along with the KFC cassettes and Perfect Effect Minions. The discs...well ill find a spot for them somewhere as cybertronian hockey pucks... ;)
Too lazy to replace photobucket...I aint paying s**t !!!
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby kirbenvost » Fri May 24, 2013 3:06 pm

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Man, this is one sharp Takara version! I like the Hasbro one but this looks pretty amazing in comparison. Still, for budget reasons I'm sticking with Hasbro.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby MagnetarPrime » Fri May 24, 2013 6:58 pm

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I could not pick him up when he was in the stores so I had to pre-order this bad boy from bbts. I'm really exited about adding Blaster to my collection, he will be my first Blaster figure and he looks just great.... Bbts hurry up !!!
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby MagnetarPrime » Fri May 24, 2013 6:59 pm

Motto: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan"
I could not pick him up when he was in the stores so I had to pre-order this bad boy from bbts. I'm really exited about adding Blaster to my collection, he will be my first Blaster figure and he looks just great.... Bbts hurry up !!!
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Nemesis Destron » Fri May 24, 2013 10:38 pm

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C'mon Hasbro holders you can admit it, it's okay. Takara Blaster beats down Hasbro Blaster...'nuff said! :VEHI:
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Mindmaster » Sat May 25, 2013 11:01 am

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Nemesis Destron wrote:C'mon Hasbro holders you can admit it, it's okay. Takara Blaster beats down Hasbro Blaster...'nuff said! :VEHI:


I know it's better. I just can't afford to import the damn thing. >:oP
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby CaptainMagic » Sat May 25, 2013 5:33 pm

Nemesis Destron wrote:C'mon Hasbro holders you can admit it, it's okay. Takara Blaster beats down Hasbro Blaster...'nuff said! :VEHI:


I actually think I like the Hasbro version's bright red better than the Takara version. Take the upper body from the Hasbro one and give it Takara's legs and then I think that'd be the perfect Blaster. Also, I'm kind of surprised this one's getting so much love since he's not that different. There have been many toys that I thought Takara made much more significant improvements to over the years.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby skynet1O1 » Sat May 25, 2013 5:39 pm

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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Razorgatortt » Mon May 27, 2013 7:17 am

Can someone please tell me, why are Takara toys more expensive than the Hasbros? Is it cheaper to purchase directly from the Takara website? Or is metallic paint worth that much more?
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby El Duque » Mon May 27, 2013 9:55 pm

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Thanks to it's authorAndrew "Hydra" Hall we have the bio for Takara Tomy's Transformers Generations Deluxe Skywarp. Check out the bio below, which he posted earlier on fellow Transformers fansite, The Allspark.

Hydra wrote:When his rare ability to teleport gained him membership among the Seeker battalion, Skywarp was anticipated as a young and capable new recruit. Unfortunately, his deceitful personality proved to be a character flaw, and his skills would be used only for idle trickery and practical jokes. By appearing suddenly and attacking his opponents from behind, he should be able to upstage even Starscream in combat ability, but he soon loses interest when not under the command of Megatron. In order to improve his concentration and sense of responsibility, he has been ordered to complete a training regimen in Circuit-Su.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby Sabrblade » Mon May 27, 2013 10:03 pm

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Guess that explains how he became a ninja in his Prime Arms Micron bio.
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Re: In-Package Image: Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG-17 Blaster & TG-18 Skywarp

Postby RAcast » Tue May 28, 2013 1:15 am

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Razorgatortt wrote:Can someone please tell me, why are Takara toys more expensive than the Hasbros? Is it cheaper to purchase directly from the Takara website? Or is metallic paint worth that much more?

A lot of it is the cost of importing (and the exchange rate), but Takara charges more to begin with, too.
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