First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet!

Transformers News: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 1:30PM CDT

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Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690541)
Posted by Lord T on April 30th, 2008 @ 1:32pm CDT
I think I prefer Classics Ramjet... alot. Henkei version just looks boring.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690546)
Posted by kirbenvost on April 30th, 2008 @ 1:41pm CDT
I don't really like that Skyfire, which is great, because it means I don't have to buy it to replace my Classics one! :grin:
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690549)
Posted by Autobot Snake Eyes on April 30th, 2008 @ 1:46pm CDT
I like Skyfire.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690554)
Posted by Dead Metal on April 30th, 2008 @ 1:55pm CDT
I actually prefer the Hasbro versions over these.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690558)
Posted by Prime Evil on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:04pm CDT
Hmmm, that's odd, I actually prefer the US release over the Henkei versions. Goodie, I don't have to spend the extra money. Still, gotta get me Henkei Starscream though.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690562)
Posted by Crosscheck on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:06pm CDT
Dead Metal wrote:I actually prefer the Hasbro versions over these.
I can't say there are ANY of the Henkei versions that I prefer of the Classics versions. Maybe Starscream, but that is it. These ones just look boring, not even garish like the first wave.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690563)
Posted by Hard Hacker on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:07pm CDT
Apparently not all Japan touches is gold afterall. Lackluster redecos.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690566)
Posted by rpetras on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:12pm CDT
Dead Metal wrote:I actually prefer the Hasbro versions over these.


Yea, I've gotta agree.

I like the Jetfire, bit not more than the one I've got, and I prefer the US Ramjet.

That said, my Astrotrain is in at BBTS, pile-o-loot here I come!
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690567)
Posted by omega666 on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:12pm CDT
Skyfire looks great! Ramjet is ok.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690577)
Posted by Orion_Prime48 on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:27pm CDT
Wow they both look great wish JetFire have a little mor red.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690592)
Posted by Down_Shift on April 30th, 2008 @ 2:42pm CDT
Looks like the chrome is on Skyfires thrusters/missles and on Ramjets fins and highlights his launchers.

I like Skyfires color scheme
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690611)
Posted by Cyberjet #7 on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:04pm CDT
Not too much of a difference between these and the Hasbro versions.

I also wonder where's the chrome. It looks like there might be alittle chrome gold on Ramjets shoulder sections - the two sections by where the jets nosecone would be.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690612)
Posted by capellamusic on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:06pm CDT
I like both, they look great to me. I'd choose both over the US versions for sure. But since I stopped collecting Classics figures I'm not replacing my Ramjet and will not buy Skyfire as well... I can't buy all of them :P .
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690615)
Posted by [JRX] on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:09pm CDT
All the Henkei seem pretty inferior to the Hasbro line... maybe with the exception of Astrotrain if he didn't have those chrome boosters.

Lay off the chrome, Japan!!! It's 2008... Chrome isn't impressive anymore!!!
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690619)
Posted by Zeds on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:14pm CDT
I like the chrome on Skyfire's booster :grin:
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690623)
Posted by Knock Out on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:18pm CDT
Meh, pass. There's just nothing noteworthy about these two. And I agree with the posters who say Ramjet is dull looking.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690632)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:22pm CDT
It's not fair! Those so much more show-accurate than our overly detailed versions. These are awesome, yet we won't be getting them. :sad:
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690634)
Posted by Sowndwave76 on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:25pm CDT
I think Ramjet's alt mode looks sweet.
May have to get that one.

I've never been a fan of Jetfire... Don't even know why.
Maybe this summer I'll get one though, I'll have to wait and see how much Animated is draining my account.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690654)
Posted by emeraldbeacon on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:47pm CDT
Down_Shift wrote:Looks like the chrome is on Skyfires thrusters/missles and on Ramjets fins and highlights his launchers.


Good eye: Skyfire's chrome is on his jetpack/booster engines (his missiles look like transparent material to me). Ramjet's is on the very back of his tailfins/vertical stabilizers.
Re: First Images of Henkei Skyfire and Ramjet! (690661)
Posted by Seibertron on April 30th, 2008 @ 3:57pm CDT
I'd consider Jetfire an improvement because of his head but I'm not so sure about Ramjet.

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