Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird

Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 6:52am CDT

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In addition to a year filled with new MP seekers and two releases of the MP Skids mold, Takara will also have MP-55 Nightbird, at least for preorder, in 2021. It's the next release in their Masterpiece line and will be a retool of the Arcee mold. We only have a small image to go one which the Loopaza Megastore posted on their Facebook page. You can also see all the accessories she comes with. We will get more info on this toy shortly. Let us know what you think!

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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110735)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on July 21st, 2021 @ 6:57am CDT
Surprise at the reuse of MP Arcee? Anyone?? >:oP
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110738)
Posted by MadProject on July 21st, 2021 @ 7:41am CDT
I sincerely didn't expect this. But I'll surely get her!
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110739)
Posted by william-james88 on July 21st, 2021 @ 7:45am CDT
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Surprise at the reuse of MP Arcee? Anyone?? >:oP


Haha, I mean, it's like they just looked at what they did for their Legends line and went with that.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110740)
Posted by Mistaken_Table on July 21st, 2021 @ 8:16am CDT
Hey Takara, while you're delving this deep into obscure characters for the Masterpiece line, might I suggest THE REST OF THE STARTING CAST FROM BEAST WARS?

Then again, I can't complain. They released Optimus Primal 3 times and I lapped that up. May Nightbird fans rejoice!
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110741)
Posted by Immortal Starscream on July 21st, 2021 @ 8:17am CDT
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Surprise at the reuse of MP Arcee? Anyone?? >:oP


SHOCKED! absolutely surprised. totally didn't see it...

...taking them this long to do it. figured it would have been months ago honestly.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110742)
Posted by Emerje on July 21st, 2021 @ 8:25am CDT
william-james88 wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Surprise at the reuse of MP Arcee? Anyone?? >:oP


Haha, I mean, it's like they just looked at what they did for their Legends line and went with that.

I'm only surprised they didn't do a Takara Tomy Mall Paradron Medic first.

Um, is it just me or did they actually bother molding new round boobs for her despite not being part of her normal design? Eh, maybe it's just weird lighting.

Lots of accessories, though, including her Legends/Thrilling 30 Arcee swords.

Emerje
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110745)
Posted by whacko on July 21st, 2021 @ 9:02am CDT
My wallet is sighing in relief at this easy pass... 8-)
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110747)
Posted by DeathReviews on July 21st, 2021 @ 9:17am CDT
Those who skipped on Arcee may take this instead...
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110760)
Posted by Stormshot_Prime on July 21st, 2021 @ 10:38am CDT
Well I can’t say anyone was expecting this, even though the recent MP announcements have erred towards the random-grab bag side. I would have easily expected a Lifeline/Paradron Medic way before this, if at all.

I wonder if she’ll be advertised as just another Con, or if they’re going to stick to her backstory more so. Though in my opinion, if we were ever going to need another Nightbird , it would have been in the RED line, so there would be reason for why she doesn’t transform.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110770)
Posted by blackeyedprime on July 21st, 2021 @ 12:17pm CDT
likely a pass for me, still waiting to see rattrap and raidens going to have some strong third party offering. I need to pick up Skids and his redeco anyway on top of the usual MP backlog.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110771)
Posted by TulioDude on July 21st, 2021 @ 12:18pm CDT
I believe they are taking the opportunity that this character will have her profile raised up by Transformers Rise of the Beasts,to make this toy.

Day 568 of waiting for Transformers Armada Masterpiece news.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110773)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on July 21st, 2021 @ 12:55pm CDT
As I said with Arcee's release. Get ready for the mold to be adopted for every Sunbow Fembot.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110787)
Posted by WeatherManNX01 on July 21st, 2021 @ 2:32pm CDT
*yawn*

NEXT!!!
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110793)
Posted by primalxconvoy on July 21st, 2021 @ 3:15pm CDT
What with the QC issues with the original mold and the high prices TT charge for sub-par MP figures, I'll wait for the KO, or just not bother. I've already got the original CHUG version anyway.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-55 will be Nightbird (2110813)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on July 21st, 2021 @ 10:11pm CDT
Interesting, looks like they fixed the chest or it's not as noticeable with this color scheme.

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