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「Why Throw Away Your Life So Recklessly? 」

Continuing from the previous analysis of Megatron in his robot mode, it is time for us to have a thorough research on his alternate mode…

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Kuewqookookoo~!

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「I Would Have Waited an Eternity For This」

Ever since the release of the inferior incarnation of the so-called “Masterpiece”, designated as MP-05, many fans cried out for a proper rendition of the tyrant that is the Decepticon leader, Megatron. 

Over the years, many third-parties took up the challenge with their own creations, some good, some not so; But all of them significantly better than MP-05.

It wasn’t until the surprise announcement last year that the fans finally got their wish fulfilled: the MP-36, or as most of us refer him as, Megatron 2.0. And with that, the quote (The title of this post) from the 1986’s Transformers: The Movie takes on a new meaning… w

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Pre-ordered via Taobao in bid to lessen the shipping cost, my package arrived just over a week ago, and I’ve fiddled with the Masterpiece ever since.

As always, clad in the standardised Masterpiece style box art design, the outer shell is littered with pictures of the product itself as well as various information and features.

Aside from the usual logos, curiously there is an extra one not seen on earlier entries: Long Life Design. Apparently this is an award bestowed upon Takara Tomy’s Masterpiece line of toys, so I expect future MPs will have this logo on their boxes as well.

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「Me Wrath no Big Bozo, Me King!」

Continuing on from the last entry, let’s have a look at Grimlock’s Wrath’s alternate mode.

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「Me Grimlock Wrath smash! Me Grimlock Wrath transforms! Me Grimlock Wrath KING!」

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「Condor Eject; Operation: Surveillance」

Continuing from the initial look at the Transformers Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave, this time let’s have a look at its signature Cassetticon minion, Condor aka Laserbeak…

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In comparison here are Condor in its Cassette mode, sized at about 1/2 of the device it is based upon and closely resembles that of the Micro Cassette.

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「Autobots Inferior, Soundwave Superior」

Transformers. More than meets the eyes. Transformers. Robots in Disguise.

Ever since the 80’s, kids and adults alike have been awed by the notion of your everyday household items and belongings that can convert into robot and back. Animated series and movies are watched, source materials are gathered, toys and figures are collected, it’s been a dream for all those fascinated by the Transformers.

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Finally got this gem earlier this month after missing the 1st release earlier this year due to indecisiveness, I’ve immediately placed a pre-order the moment a 2nd release was announced some Moons back.

Good thing I’ve decided against getting this Transformers Masterpiece on auction sites and evilBay as immoral scalpers had inflated the value of the 1st release. Even checking the price now reveals that most of the listed still on the more expensive side, save for a few that sells at its original base…

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