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Clay 2017-07-05 07:16 PM

Nothing unexpected, but here's the December solicitation for more Legends figures, including Targetmaster Slugslinger.

Clay 2017-08-03 06:35 PM

Surprising no one, Takara have solicited for the Autobot clones in a set. Also Overlord and Blitzwing.

No mention of the decepticon clones yet.

Clay 2017-08-09 03:39 PM

Pictures of the Autobot clones, Blitzwing, and Overlord.

What happened to his face? :eyebrow:

Brendocon 2.0 2017-08-09 07:07 PM

Also have we mentioned that Takara are doing a Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rod? Because of course they are.

Looks to be slightly darker in colour scheme on the legs. There are pictures out there, I'm not your ****ing butler.

inflatable dalek 2017-08-09 07:22 PM

It's the Akom colour scheme apparently...

Clay 2017-08-11 01:08 AM


Originally Posted by Brendocon 2.0 (Post 764157)
Also have we mentioned that Takara are doing a Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rod? Because of course they are.

"Takara... Buy It Again!"

Or don't.

Tetsuro 2017-08-11 03:50 AM


Originally Posted by inflatable dalek (Post 764158)
It's the Akom colour scheme apparently...

That sort of weird nonsense was not enough to make me buy the same mold twice (Ultra Magnus), but since I skipped the regular Hot Rod...might actually get this one.

They missed an opportunity here tho, since he already has swappable hands, they could've given him the Headmasters anime style attachment point, too.

Clay 2017-09-06 12:32 PM

More "Movie The Best" listings, which have just been re-releases of old movie figures with fancy paint, and listings for what are probably the decepticon clones, headmaster windblade, and something listed as G2 Megatron.

Maybe that's the Blitzwing Megatron in a G2 deco?

Warcry 2017-09-06 03:27 PM


Originally Posted by Clay (Post 764487)
Maybe that's the Blitzwing Megatron in a G2 deco?

I would guess it's BlitzMegs in Hero Megatron colours, since Japan only got the big G2 Megs years later as Megastorm.

Warcry 2017-09-13 12:20 AM

Indeed it is!

I, uh, appear to have lost all sense of reason and preordered both the Decepticon Clones and Megatron, since they look great and their Hasbro counterparts have been basically unattainable around these parts. The Clones especially...I didnít realize that their pink was swapped for purple in the Headmasters show but it looks fantastic, if a bit strange.

Denyer 2017-09-13 07:02 PM

Hope we see some separate Targetmaster partner packs.

Skyquake87 2017-09-13 08:07 PM

Oh my, that Megatron sure looks pretty. Love the dragon TM he comes with!

Tetsuro 2017-10-06 12:53 PM

So Encore is apparently making a comeback with...God Fire Convoy?

Warcry 2017-10-06 03:33 PM

I heard that! At first I was all "what?", and then I realized that RiD/Car Robots is about as old now as G1 was when Takara first started to put out reissues.

Then I felt old.

Clay 2017-10-11 01:39 AM

God Fire Convoy images are out now; it's basically the Japanese TRU boxset version with the Master Sword included.

Also, because it worked so well the first time, Takara are having a stab at Star Wars vehicles turning into Star Wars characters.

Brendocon 2.0 2017-10-11 12:22 PM

And in a move nobody saw coming when Pretenders were brought back, Takara are bringing down the average costs on the Fort Max mould some more by giving us Grand Maximus. Because obviously.

And the inevitable Greatshot redeco of Sixshot had also been announced.

Clay 2017-10-28 09:13 PM

Takara movie anniversary solicits, including potentially a leader class blackout, finally.

Clay 2017-10-31 12:33 PM

Legends Grand Maximus is going ahead for production, although apparently still needs more pre orders for the pretender shell to be made.

This one, I think I'll get. I skipped the TR Fort Max because I have the encore release of the original, but Grand Max is different enough that I'd like to see what's changed from Metroplex.

Clay 2017-11-06 01:34 PM

Masterpiece Dinobot product listing. It's... twice as much as Primal? Surely that's not right, even if they make him at the scale used for the show (he would be the biggest Maximal).

Warcry 2017-11-06 03:50 PM

I'd like to believe that's the wrong price, but that's what people said when Sunstreaker preorders first went up, and we all know how that went. :(

In spite of my fanatical love for Beast Wars, if the price is anywhere close to that I'll have to pass.

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