*REVIEW* ThreeA – DOTM Optimus Prime

 

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INTRO

We’re spoiled.

Every one of us. Spoiled rotten.
That was the 1st thing I thought of when I removed Optimus Prime from the sleek ThreeA packaging.  I pulled Optimus from the safety of his cut foam coffin and was surprised when I felt an almost passive reaction to him.

Not in an unimpressed or poorly received way.. just a “Yup, it’s another ThreeA toy”
Which translates to, “Yup, it’s another highly articulated, insanely detailed, fantastically painted and weathered giant robot toy from ThreeA”

Sigh.

Let me explain. Think back to the kind of toys we had growing up (unless you’re still growing up, in which case.. get off my lawn!!”) Simple toys, unrealistic, cheap plastics, sloppy paints, limited articulation…. Back in our day, there wasn’t anything like the collectors market for action figures and pop culture collectibles like there is today. We were happy and impressed by the simplest Transformers Hasbro, Mattel or Kenner pumped on the local toy aisle. I mean, those are all still awesome in their own way.. a lot of the classics are absolutely beautiful to me.. but considering where toys are now.. particularly in articulation and engineering, it’s really hard to compare.

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3A’s TK Master 5 video preview

I “borrowed” this from Ashley Wood’s personal instagram account. Just a great little video showing the upcoming Tomorrow King releases set for the end of June on Bambaland.

This release is significant, not only because it’s another release of 3A’s popular Tomorrow King figures, but also because this marks the release of the final character to complete the 7 Bones set, a collection literally years in the making.

Sale goes live June 30th, 9am HK time and I wouldn’t be shocked if there was a surprise or two during this drop (cough, cough, Deathmask) so stay on your toes if you’re into that sort of thing.

Master 5,s #ashleywoodart #threea #tomorrowkings

A video posted by Ashley Wood (@ashleywoodart) on

1000 Toys Synthetic Human Re-Release Info

Toa Heavy Industries will be bringing back the much wanted Synthetic Human!
Originally sold in 2014 it sold out instantly but this time we will be taking orders for three whole days
so for those that missed it this is your chance!

TOA Heavy Industries 1/6 Synthetic Human Re-issue Details
■Pre-Order Period
May 27th, 2016 11:00AM (JST) ~ May 30th, 2016 11:00AM (JST)
■Estimated Shipping Schedule
September, 2016
■Price
$150 (USD, Shipping Included)
■Order Limit
3pcs per person.
■Online Shop
http://1000toys.jp/

Orders will be taken for 3 full days, and all orders placed during this period will be accepted as long as the quantity is within the order limit(*3pcs per person).
Don’t miss this chance to experience the the cutting edge tech of TOA Heavy Industries – the original Synthetic Human that started it all!

ThreeA Mortis TK Hunter Preorder Info

 

TK HUNTER DEATH MASK HACK ONSALE 30th OF MAY only at BAMBALAND.COM!
24″ tall
6″ ACTION PORTABLE TK

USD $588
Price Includes Free Worldwide Shipping