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Old 21st November 2017, 05:26 PM
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Default Transformers Street-Fighter 2 Crossover toys - yeah, that's right

Your eyes are not deceiving you... the next crossover toys in a long line of weird and unusual from Japan (and occasionally from Hasbro too) will be Street Fighter 2 themed.
Similar to the Star Wars and Marvel Transformers, these are robot versions of the other series characters... but in this case, they don't turn into anything unique from that series - these are just straight recolours of existing (recent) Transformers toys.

There are two 2-pack sets announced, for release in May 2018...
- Small pair (Deluxes) - Ken (TR Hotrod) Vs Chun Li (Gen-14 Arcee) - 8549yen.
- Large pair (Voyagers) - Ryu (TR Optimus) Vs Vega/M.Bison (TR Megatron) - 12,960yen

The scanned page mentions TakaraTomyMall, so they could be TTM exclusives (which usually show up at HK sources as well).

Image is a scan from a recent Japanese Hobby Magazine, which was posted on TFW.


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Old 21st November 2017, 05:59 PM
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Ok, that Chun Li looks pretty cool!
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Old 21st November 2017, 06:06 PM
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Bizarre, but amusing.
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Old 21st November 2017, 06:34 PM
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I'm interested in the Chun Li and Ken
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More videogame themed crossovers eh. At least these should be better than Mega Drive Megatron and PlayStation Optimus, I wasn't a fan of those moulds in the end.
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While this is a good excuse for me to get the TR/lg hotrod release finally (still happy with the classics version of hotrod) I am concerned these are just straight up redeco's.

I must say their decision to use gen arcee as chun li was purely based on the legs alone and there is nothing wrong with that lol, I just hope they come with some other incentive for purchase, other than some goofy little comic explaining why all this is happening
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Old 22nd November 2017, 06:04 AM
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Updated first post with clearer, unwatermarked scans, from TFW... and corrected the Voyager moulds used, being Optimus and Megatron, not Octone and Blitzwing (which do have minor mould differences).
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Ok, that Chun Li looks pretty cool!
Agreed. The rest are decidedly average - especially Ryu
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This is way outside my radar but I am impressed with the M. Bison head paintwork, and Chun Li.
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As hilarious as these are, I have to commend Takara on always having snazzy paint
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