Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 10:02am CDT

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We've received word from Seibertronian Cyberpath that Transformers MP-19+ Smokescreen is now available at the TakaraTomy Mall! We first reported on this item when it was first revealed at the Tokyo Toy Show last month.

As noted by our own Wily William-James in the original piece:
"This is the cartoon accurate deco. Most of the original logos are removed and very vibrant colours. There is also a different face as well as a new smoke accessory. As with most figures in the MP+ subline, this will be a Takara Tomy Mall exclusive item. That means that while it will be available from your standard local importers, it will not be on Amazon Japan to purchase at a discount. So, it's full price of 8,500 yen ($78.53 USD) will be unavoidable. He will be released in the winter."

The item is currently listed at Y9,180 or $90.86US. Tell this guy to try the patch or some nicotine gum because he doesn't believe in quitters - don't forget this amazing piece comes with a pair of unique smoke accessories that makes it stand out from your MP collection like few others.

Are you going to be ordering the bot with the chin that makes you grin? Let us know in the forums and as always stay tuned to Seibertron for the ultimate in Transformers news.
Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall

Credit(s): Cyberpath


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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027312)
Posted by xMXUx on July 3rd, 2019 @ 10:45am CDT
Wasn't too impressed when he was first announced, but he looks glorious in those new pics :x no more derpy face haha
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027314)
Posted by Cyberpath on July 3rd, 2019 @ 10:57am CDT
I appreciate Takara's incorporating the bots' "permanent" weapons into their transformations. Though now was their chance to give Smokescreen's cannons articulation at the neck so they could point up.

The facial expressions make him even more, well, expressive.

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And I like how they painted the insides of his legs black.


Here's my original just for fun..

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This one reminds of me Diaclone art --

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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027318)
Posted by Stargrave on July 3rd, 2019 @ 11:28am CDT
Dangit Cyberpath I didn’t grab those face images for the formal article I goofed but you did a great job thanks again! Ten pounds of awesome sauce in a five pound bag. He’s the Bruce Campbell of the Autobots :lol:
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027350)
Posted by carytheone on July 3rd, 2019 @ 1:38pm CDT
Stargrave wrote:Are you going to be ordering the bot with the chin that makes you grin?Image
1, 2, 3, 4; let's have a chin war :-x

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Smokes has got Megs beat though.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027380)
Posted by DMSL on July 3rd, 2019 @ 7:24pm CDT
Meh another money grab move, Takara is starting to become like Hasbro. Nice for people that missed out on him the first time around, but nothing to justify buying him again.

What we do need is a re-issue of Takara Legends Weirdwolf with fixes to the dang hinges that breaks on everyone sooner or later.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027485)
Posted by joevill on July 5th, 2019 @ 11:08am CDT
Love it! Glad I haven't got it yet totally getting this one.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2027715)
Posted by Cyberpath on July 8th, 2019 @ 11:40am CDT
Cyberpath wrote:Pre-order is up on Anime-Export for $100.
$20 cheaper on BBTS.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2048945)
Posted by william-james88 on January 9th, 2020 @ 10:37pm CST
Fellow Seibertronian PrimevsPrime has been busy with video reviews. Not only does he have a review up for the new Earthrise Wheeljack but he also took time to make a video review of Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen. This rerelease is made with a more cartoon accurate look, including a new face. He goes through all the accessories and changes in the video below.

I just uploaded a review of the Mp19+ Smokescreen and showcased some of its updates from the original release.





Product info

Under the supervision of Nissan, this Masterpiece Smokescreen features a realistic vehicle mode, colored to match his appearance in the animated series. The updated head sculpt recreates the shape featured in the series as well. Smokescreen comes with interchangeable facial expressions along with smoke effects, jamming launchers, and disruptor rifle.

Product Features

Masterpiece scale
Made of plastic
Based on the original Transformers animated series
Converts from robot to Nissan Fairlady sportscar
Includes weapons and accessories featured in the series
Smoke effect parts can attach in robot or vehicle modes
Instructions may or may not include English translation

Box Contents

Smokescreen figure
2 Smoke effects
3 Faceplates
Serious
Smiling
Shouting
Disruptor rilfe
2 Jamming launchers
Character card
Instructions
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2049010)
Posted by TulioDude on January 10th, 2020 @ 9:41pm CST
He looks interesting.I prefer the old face,but the smoke effects are nice.

Armada Smokescreen would make a cool toy too.

Day 11 of waiting for Transformers Armada Masterpiece news.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2049075)
Posted by VioMeTriX on January 12th, 2020 @ 12:36am CST
Armada masterpiece won't happen, 90% of the designs were not real vehicles or animals...Takara is not going to make masterpiece figures out of such low budget toys with no real nostalgic value. 90% of armada were like cheap dollar store knock offs.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP19 Smokescreen Now at TakaraTomy Mall (2049083)
Posted by Ironhidensh on January 12th, 2020 @ 8:40am CST
VioMeTriX wrote:Armada masterpiece won't happen, 90% of the designs were not real vehicles or animals...Takara is not going to make masterpiece figures out of such low budget toys with no real nostalgic value. 90% of armada were like cheap dollar store knock offs.



I think you are wrong here. The children who grew up with the Unicron Trilogy are not yet at the age were disposable income is a thing. There are close, though, and in the next ten years or so, I think you'll start seeing a rather large uptick in Armada nostalgia.

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