New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

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New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby El Duque » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:10 am

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Takara Tomy has announced more campaign Arms Microns! These four all use the R.A. Arms Micron that originally came packed with AM-04 Ratchet in translucent purple, yellow, red, and green, who combine to form the Rainbow Shield. These will be available at select Japanese retailers with the purchase of Transformers Prime Arms Micron figures starting September 29th.

Here's a rough translation of where these will be available courtesy of Google Translate:

(Clear Red) Shining Allouez R: 3000 yen or more goods in all stores TF Prime Toys R Us.
Shining Allouez GR (Clear Green): Toys ion at the box office, master Optimus purchase Arms.
Allouez Shining P (Clear Purple): 3000 yen or more goods TF Prime Joshin at Bic Camera.
Allouez Shining Y (clear yellow): 3000 yen or more products EDION TF Prime, Yamada, Yodobashi at.


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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby AutobotMR2 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:22 am

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Megatronsdemise666 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:40 am

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby CBratetron » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:45 am

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No. Just no.

What Optimus Prime mold is that? The chest windows are undoubtedly TFP but I don't remember FE or RiD Prime having such skinny legs.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby joevill » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:48 am

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This is just way too cool to pass up.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:49 am

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The Micron's standard name is R.A., the first two letters of "Ratchet". Almost all Autobot Microns base their names on the ones of their larger partner. ;) And the Prime mold shown is the Weaponizer, sold in Japan as "Arms Master Optimus"

And this is getting silly. Four of the same combining? You know, I'm suddenly reminded of the Exotic Brothers of Goseiger, four copies of the Dragon Headder.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Rogueknight » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:52 am

Motto: "Mercy is the mark of a great man. (lightly stabs with the sword) Guess I'm just a good man. (stabs again) Well, I'm all right.""
Seriously what is my problem?

I grew up with Headmasters, Targetmasters, and Powermasters(Micromasters were not as cool but I "got" them). Mini partners are Frakking cool. But I just cannot get into these- alt modes are cool but the robot are just weak sauce, they just look lame.

I couldn't even get into Armada Mini cons- vehicle were good, but Micromasters were so many levels up from the deformed bodies of the Mini-cons.

Is it just the difference of a 12 year olds mind to a 36?
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Sodan-1 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:55 am

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CBratetron wrote:What Optimus Prime mold is that? The chest windows are undoubtedly TFP but I don't remember FE or RiD Prime having such skinny legs.

Looks like the Weaponizer/Arms Master mold.

It's just as well I don't want this thing. I know each figure would be available throught the various online stores, but having to go to four different highstreet stores to get four different components of a combo weapon is a joke.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Bumblevivisector » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:24 am

Say, I did pretty much the same thing with the green, orange, and pink variants of Cruellock's Energon weapon: stacked 'em up and called it the Krull-saber!

But this? These are probably the first Arms Micron's I have no serious interest in getting, though the pinwheel does look cool enough that I wouldn't mind owning it, so I guess that's the definition of a good exclusive.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Nemesis Destron » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:08 am

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Attack with the rainbow...taste the rainbow. So how many OP so far in the Prime line both Hasbro and Takara not including Cyberverse? :P :VEHI:
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:12 am

They're gearing up for a Rainbow Brite crossover.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:16 am

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Nemesis Destron wrote:Attack with the rainbow...taste the rainbow. So how many OP so far in the Prime line both Hasbro and Takara not including Cyberverse? :P :VEHI:


It's less severe than you think. Takara has yet to release the Deluxe mold, aside from that every Hasbro release has a Takara counterpart. Then there's Hasbro Dark Energon and Takara's Shining ;)
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby RodimalToyota » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:31 am

Skittles Prime! How flamboyant!
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby PrymeStriker » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:42 am

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby XDMan » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:48 am

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A Power Rangers and Skittles combination together? How unusual. :???:
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby craggy » Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:25 pm

so there's a Green, Red, Sinestro and Indigo one...the Blue one comes with the Matrix-having Prime Prime, so we only need a pink Sapphire one, an Orange one, and maybe a black one and a white one...or was R.A. in the Shadow Micron set? That could be the Black one, and maybe normal could be white?
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Actar » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:01 pm

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:17 pm

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Blurrz » Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:17 pm

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The exclusivity of these are crazy.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Mykltron » Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:38 am

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I thought rainbows had seven colours. Has the economic climate forced cutbacks there as well?
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby RhA » Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:10 am

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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby Genocide G2.0 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:07 am

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These are getting stupid sounds like something a care bear or a my little pony should be wielding to fight off some heavy rain . Next thing ya know prime will be cross dressing at this rate.
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Re: New Campaign Arms Micron Announced: The Rainbow Shield

Postby peacethrotyrrany » Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:39 pm

Realy Takara? I'm not gona stick four multicolored, translucent Ratchet knives together, put it in Prime's hand, call it a shield, and expect people to take me seriously. They've just gone to far with these A.Ms
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