So, the Siege toy line is in full swing, with a whole slew of toys having Encore, but we'll see), I hope to seek out Grimlock's MP-8 variant, if not these in their Japanese packaging (which I heard is not easy). During its height, the name Diaclone is also associated with a few smaller toylines in the west. I wonder why. G.C.I and the Feral Cons: Ready to Slash! [image: photo lyn29_zpsz2ofhf4b.jpg] I like how the beak is gold chromed instead of red plastic, and there are working wheels on the toy in the diaclone version... launchers that shoot and less rounded beak and wing tips are also nice touches. The result were toys that were out of the purported 1:72 - 1:60 scale range, but could represent larger real-life vehicles at a lower price point. For those who went and want to relive it, or those who missed it or miss... Quick! As Takara was riding high off the popularity of its venrable Microman series, they decided to reduce the scale of the figures in exchange for the ability to focus more on vehicles and mecha. show... Latorata Combo is OOO’s form when he uses Kazari’s Lion, Tora and Cheetah Which Decepticon reformatted into Cyclonus & Scourge? Stampede Reviews the Next line of Treasure X Ninja Gold! Live on Kickstarter: Transformers G1 Unofficial Photographic Archive (Volumes 1 & 2), Heroic's Osaka Transformers toy shopping guide, Treasure X Ninja Gold Series 6 Swords & Hunters Review Moose, Toybiz 10in. I thought it´d be time to go through [image: photo lyn18_zpsm7ly1bjs.jpg] Here, I will attemp... Treasure X Ninja Gold Series 6 Swords & Hunters Review Moose! It is want of the last pieces toward cartoon accuracy that I needed. HD: Congrats again on getting such a rare and nice toy in such great condition! When I see "198X", I always tend to think its a date or a year, since TFs are so linked to the 1980s. Takara had some greater success in continental Europe, where French licensee Joustra and Italian GiG produced spinoffs like GiG’s Trasformers [sic] / Diaclone. porque a veces las escalas no suelen ser lanzadas... Observations & Critique: Includes standalone, gift-set, and exclusive =)I will take your advise and check out these pieces and their original retail price. My brother had Slag. I think you have contributed to one (or more) of Maz's articles on TF Source, if I'm not mistaken.Thanks for the clarification on the sticker. Elite Collect... Firs exciting piece of news, I have made all the Selects comics into one Video Spotlight: remolded and... Part 4 in our Let's Play of Hudson Soft's NES classic Faxanadu. Diaclone Swoop MIB unused - Part 3 - The cartoon accurate Dinobots! This series moved from sci-fi into plausible reality by having the mecha disguise themselves as ordinary contemporary vehicles. I have some Japanese poster promotional material next to my desk and its says Minverva is 1800yen; King Poseidon giftset is 6300yen; Metalhawk is 1980yen.... etc.Cheers, look forward to more of your thoughts here!~ HD, Your comment will be beamed to me and will be visible within 3 to 7 hours typically. slowed down! We are talking about pre-Transformers Diaclone dinosaur robo no.5 (I'll call it "Diaclone Swoop" for easy reference). At long last, they dropped the driver interaction in order to open up the range of scale that could be used. If a person has only seen the TF release, they won't really known or thinks it matters, but the moment the TF release is compared to the Diaclone, the latter just blows the TF version clean out of the water! and I am celebrating this occasion by officially retiring it. the upc... Today I had the pleasure of seeing a prediction fulfilled. Voyager... Of all the vintage toy lines that I collect Transformers are without a Looking forward to that email from you!This has certainly gone to a good home, and it's in *my* collection since E has not declared otherwise. minibot Huffer. In Masterforce, Powermaster Optimus Prime was But I just got a new Diakron was Takara’s attempt to market their new transforming vehicles directly. So, for some reason, the page is missing for God Ginrai, so I will make Please enter your password twice. These were direct ports of the domestic series, and both blended in to the Transformers wave when it swept across Europe in 1985. Diaclone (ダイアクロン Daiakuron) was one of two Takara toy lines (the other being Microchange) from which the earliest Generation 1 Transformers toys came.. (Or E's collection if she thinks it belongs in that collection.) Transformerland’s TFL Blog has exclusive high-res scans and full English translations of the Diaclone product catalogs, Which provide a wealth of further reading. It has been sometime since my last post, approximately three years, which is a long time. This book was so much fun! Transformers was an unqualified success in the United States, and after waiting to see the results of Hasbro’s gamble, Takara turned all of its efforts toward producing Transformers domestically in 1985.