Kotobukiya D-Style Optimus Prime Also on Display at Wonder Festival
Saturday, July 26th, 2014 10:53pm CDTCategories: Toy News, Event News
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Posted by El Duque on July 27th, 2014 @ 11:46am CDT
Also on display:
Kotobukiya licensed products
Kubrick Bearbrick Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, and Starscream
Legacy of Revoltech Optimus Prime
Posted by EagleBot13 on July 27th, 2014 @ 12:06pm CDT
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Posted by xyl360 on July 27th, 2014 @ 12:59pm CDT
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Posted by mooncake623 on October 24th, 2014 @ 12:06pm CDT
Posted by CombaticonsCombine? on October 24th, 2014 @ 7:09pm CDT
I wonder if they'll make more.
Megatron could hold himself.
Soundwave could JaAm out to himself.
Wait, would Soundwave come with a minion? Probably not.
Posted by Lockdownhunter on October 24th, 2014 @ 11:46pm CDT
All joking aside,he is so cute!!!
Posted by Peridot on October 25th, 2014 @ 6:56am CDT
Posted by CombaticonsCombine? on October 25th, 2014 @ 6:51pm CDT
Well, depends on your point of view.
I don't think it is Angry Kirby, seeing as Transformers started in America.
This would mean that TakaraTomy is changing Optimus from sharp to more chibi.
Instead of America making Optimus more sharp and angry, it's the other way around.
So, kind of Angry Kirby, but not exactly.
Posted by Dead Metal on October 27th, 2014 @ 5:47pm CDT
Metro Prime wrote:Is it just me, or do Hasbro and Takara depict G1 Optimus differently? Takara tends to chibi-fy him slightly, while Hasbro often gives him the proportions of Movie Optimus. For instance, the head. Takara's version has rectangular eyes, a flat faceplate. and a rounder face, making him look slightly adorable. Hasbro's depiction normally has triangular eyes, an angled faceplate, and a thinner face, making him look quite aggressive. Is this the American Kirby is Hardcore effect at work?
It's not just you, it's actually what happens. But it's not to chibify him (except for stuff like this), it's to make him look more "Japanese". Takara's Optimus heads always seem to emulate the Gundam head look, which makes sense considering how popular Gundam is in Japan.
As for this thing here, gotta be honest, getting really sick of SD figures. These things are everywhere now. I mean seriously, it looks like every company on Earth is making an SD figure based on Transformers these day. And worst of all, this one looks really bland and boring compared to many of the others that came before it.
Posted by a Cobra Viper on October 28th, 2014 @ 1:44pm CDT
Posted by mooncake623 on October 29th, 2014 @ 9:34am CDT
a Cobra Viper wrote:All I need now is a price. I want the Kids Logic SD Prime, but that price is too much. Would love to have this if the price is right.
2,160 Yen at Amiami so like 20 bucks plus shipping?
Posted by Cyberpath on November 20th, 2014 @ 11:22am CST
Posted by Cyberpath on January 24th, 2015 @ 5:07am CST
It appears the Ion blaster & Matrix of Leadership come unpainted.
The Matrix storage is plain compared to the promotional image.
Eyes aren't painted babyblue. The insignia is not tampographed on his shoulder. And the elbow joints aren't red.
And he doesn't have the black lines around the sculpt/paint details (but this might be a good thing.)
I knew it was labeled a "model kit" but kind of thought it meant the assembly. I think I can pull it off though.
(Out on January 27 according to Amazon Japan.)