In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Friday, May 16th, 2014 2:00pm CDT

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In further Takara Tomy news for the Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced toy line, Japanese blogger Alfes2010 has been uploading pictorial reviews for AD-01 Optimus Prime, AD-02 Evasion Mode Optimus Prime, AD-03 Grimlock and AD-06 Crosshairs. The reviews include comparison shots with previous movie figures, and all feature slightly tweaked decos and some nice dynamic poses - check them out by clicking on the images below!

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

Transformers News: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus, Grimlock, Crosshairs

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Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574732)
Posted by Evil Eye on May 16th, 2014 @ 2:07pm CDT
These all look so much better, but Crosshairs in particular is a million times better.

SOLD
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574733)
Posted by Jelze Bunnycat on May 16th, 2014 @ 2:08pm CDT
Ok, Evasion Mode Classic Optimus Prime got added. And it looks like Leader Prime can drive himself like First Edition Prime :lol:
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574736)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on May 16th, 2014 @ 2:19pm CDT
Sold on classic prime and crosshairs
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574746)
Posted by Siger on May 16th, 2014 @ 2:37pm CDT
Still NO for Grimlock even though the paint job is good. I'm never buying this mold with the mutant t-rex chest that looks like an alien is about to pop out. Not to mention the BIG elf shoes is a huge turnoff. :evil:
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574748)
Posted by Diem on May 16th, 2014 @ 2:40pm CDT
Siger wrote:Still NO for Grimlock even though the paint job is good. I'm never buying this mold with the mutant t-rex chest that looks like an alien is about to pop out. Not to mention the BIG elf shoes is a huge turnoff. :evil:


On the leader mold at least you can tuck the elf toes under. No cure for the terrible T-rex chest though.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574752)
Posted by Siger on May 16th, 2014 @ 3:00pm CDT
Diem wrote:
Siger wrote:Still NO for Grimlock even though the paint job is good. I'm never buying this mold with the mutant t-rex chest that looks like an alien is about to pop out. Not to mention the BIG elf shoes is a huge turnoff. :evil:


On the leader mold at least you can tuck the elf toes under. No cure for the terrible T-rex chest though.

Yeah I know, leader looks slightly better bot mode too but the Rex mode is fugly in its own way. So I'm not holding my breath for the black-knight leader Grimlock, which just looks like a chunk of obsidian plastic. Hopefully they are re-engineering him to look better for future versions... hopefully
We agree a lot taste-wise Diem, wish there is a like button so I can thumb up your posts.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574772)
Posted by NovaSentinel on May 16th, 2014 @ 4:51pm CDT
Why on Earth did takara paint the black detail on the front of Crosshairs' arms, and completely skip out the paint work on the doors!? He has just the same problem as the Hasbro one!
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574773)
Posted by MGrotusque on May 16th, 2014 @ 4:58pm CDT
Yes on ProtoPrime and maaaaybe a Scorn. The rest can go into the recycling bin. I really am not a fan of that head sculpt on Classics Prime. It's really weird lookin.

Oh....and Dispensor. I like him as well. Not gonna buy it though.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574774)
Posted by Valandar on May 16th, 2014 @ 5:12pm CDT
MGrotusque wrote:Yes on ProtoPrime and maaaaybe a Scorn. The rest can go into the recycling bin. I really am not a fan of that head sculpt on Classics Prime. It's really weird lookin.

Oh....and Dispensor. I like him as well. Not gonna buy it though.


DON'T. The repaint may be awesome and fan-inspired, but the mold is one of the worst ever.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574781)
Posted by STngAR on May 16th, 2014 @ 6:13pm CDT
Not really sure why they are doing all those movie repacks but I'll just stick with pick and choose of the Hasbro versions.

:MAXIMAL:
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574793)
Posted by craggy on May 16th, 2014 @ 7:32pm CDT
I can't understand official photos that are posed well and transformed correctly.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574795)
Posted by Diem on May 16th, 2014 @ 7:40pm CDT
craggy wrote:I can't understand official photos that are posed well and transformed correctly.


The ones on the road lego plate? Those aren't official.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574807)
Posted by LeL on May 16th, 2014 @ 9:11pm CDT
Don't care for the painted eyes on Eva mode Prime but why didn't the sword make it to mass production?
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1574907)
Posted by T-Macksimus on May 17th, 2014 @ 9:13am CDT
It's a damn shame that our chances of Hasbro doing something this cool here in the states is about zilch. I got my first look at some of the AoE figures last night in hand and they have as much appeal as a frozen suppository.
I'd snatch up The Protoform Prime, Dispensor, Starscream and Devastator to go along with the High Octane 'Bee and I might even add the E-mode Prime to that list if their version looks more appealing in hand than the U.S. version does. BUT... Hasbro isn't going to do anything this cool since they already have a metric sh**-ton of their own poorly thought out movie figures to peddle on us. So I guess I'm stuck with paying an ungodly amount for mark-up and shipping if I want these figures or do without and since I'm a cheap bastard, it looks like I'll be going without.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575043)
Posted by shajaki on May 17th, 2014 @ 7:40pm CDT
i was surprised to check out BBTS a couple days ago to find their preorders were almost completely sold out for these guys. id sure like to get one of those bee's. its so pretty... id have no need for another movie bee after that.
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575047)
Posted by craggy on May 17th, 2014 @ 8:04pm CDT
i notice not even the Japanese release did the 3d goggles for Crosshairs
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575157)
Posted by Evil Eye on May 18th, 2014 @ 11:44am CDT
craggy wrote:i notice not even the Japanese release did the 3d goggles for Crosshairs



Just get a paintbrush and dot them in yourself. It would literally take, what, 5 seconds?
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575160)
Posted by craggy on May 18th, 2014 @ 12:04pm CDT
Delta Magnus wrote:
craggy wrote:i notice not even the Japanese release did the 3d goggles for Crosshairs



Just get a paintbrush and dot them in yourself. It would literally take, what, 5 seconds?

I wasn't saying it would be a difficult thing to do were someone so inclined. I was commenting on those folks who believed these versions would have these details painted.

(but for the record, it'd probably take more than literally 5 seconds, especially if you have to go buy paints and paint brushes and open the paints)
Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575634)
Posted by El Duque on May 19th, 2014 @ 11:09pm CDT
Toys"R"Us Japan has updated their website with some nice high quality images of the upcoming Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced figures AD-16 Dino and AD-17 Soundblaster. Dino is a redeco of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Delxue Sideways with a newly molded head, and Soundblaster is redeco of Transformers: Dark of the Moon Deluxe Soundwave that was originally intended to be released in the ill-fated Movie Trilogy line. Check out the mirrored images below:

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Re: In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Crosshairs (1575635)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 19th, 2014 @ 11:11pm CDT
AD17 is named "Darkside Soundwave".

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