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@  Echowarrior : (15 January 2019 - 11:03 PM)

I liked the Super Mario Brothers Super Show the best myself.

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There's always the three Mario cartoons DiC made back in the 80s.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 09:48 PM)

So they could make a show that everyone would scream was an adventure time knockoff? I get what you're saying, but I can't see it being well received.

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 January 2019 - 08:47 PM)

The fact that Adventure Time was on the air for 8 years and at no point did Nintendo hand the creators a large sack of money and say, "Please make a Mario thing for us" will forever anger me.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 07:03 PM)

There was so much awesome put into design and conception of the super mario bros. movie, and it didn't even need the branding: but it wouldn't have made it to the screen without the branding.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:56 PM)

Many aspects of it have stuck in my memory, though. The boots, the devolution ray, the aesthetic of the dinosaur city

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

I had no idea there was another Mario Bros. movie coming out, though. Doubt it'll top the first one, it was just so bizarre

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

They already act a bit like minions; they just aren't stupid

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 05:35 PM)

The trouble is: I honestly can't decide if making them minions would be better or worse than the continuously shrill voices they've used for the last 20 years.

@  Paladin : (15 January 2019 - 05:27 PM)

hope everyone's ready for Toads to look, act & sound like the Minions forever...

@  Lancer : (15 January 2019 - 04:54 PM)

I mean, considering Illumination is making the new Mario movie, Super Mario Bros. 1993 won't be the worst Mario movie anymore

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 04:36 PM)

"Sir, your pizza's here." "Not now!"

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Actually, yeah. I think I need to watch it again. Great movie.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 03:44 PM)

It's a fun movie with amazing sets. As long as you don't try to connect it to anything else Mario, it's fine.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Damn, I haven't thought about the Super Mario Bros. feature film in forever. Need to watch it again, soon; I can only imagine it gets better with time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Re:Zero is a fantastic series.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 03:10 PM)

Yeah it's not a bad concept, it's just that lately the term is associated with "I, a Loser Everyman, Woke Up In a Generic Fantasy Setting Where I'm Super Special So Now Girls Orbit Me"

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 12:59 PM)

So too is the old Super Mario Bros movie

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 12:28 PM)

I went and looked up the term "isekai"... that's not actually as bad as I thought it was going to be.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 12:19 PM)

I'm not sure, but the cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show are.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Wait. A. Minute. Is Blaster Master an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (15 January 2019 - 08:49 AM)

*Dragon Slave*

@  Xellos : (15 January 2019 - 06:22 AM)

I used to use a pic like that as my avatar for years, but that... is a secret.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 02:07 AM)

Is Flatland an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (14 January 2019 - 11:16 PM)

@Xellos Every time I see you post, I picture Xellos' infuriating smug grin and finger waggling with the "sore wa hi*mi*tsu*desu <3"

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 09:50 PM)

The Last Starfighter is also one of those

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

Astronaut gets shot through a wornhole and ends up on a living starship full of escaped alien prisoners.

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

I realized a few months ago that Farscape is a sci-fi-based Isekai.

@  Sabrblade : (14 January 2019 - 09:03 PM)

The Thor movies and Enchanted, as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 January 2019 - 08:45 PM)

@xellos We get to many of those in Hollywood movies.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 08:13 PM)

Re:Creators!

@  Xellos : (14 January 2019 - 07:47 PM)

There is also Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero, where people regularly get summoned to a fantasy world, then eventually sent back with their accumulated powers (and the main character smuggles the demon lord's daugher by his request, which is a no-no)

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 07:23 PM)

We need more inverse isekais, like The Devil is a Part-Timer

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 04:11 PM)

I feel like Tron is pushing it but I can't actually come up with an argument to that effect

@  Pennpenn : (14 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

To Arazyr- I don't see why it wouldn't be.

@  Xellos : (14 January 2019 - 02:11 PM)

Just like how TRON and Captain N are early examples of "getting transported into a video game"

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2019 - 02:07 PM)

That would explain why it's so common for isekai settings to be blatantly RPG-inspired.

@  Arazyr : (14 January 2019 - 01:42 PM)

Would the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon count as isekai? 8^)

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 12:06 PM)

I am in the exceedingly unpleasant position of knowing what you're talking about

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 12:05 PM)

So I'll just say I can consume the series without endorsing the real-life lie that false rape accusations are common and successful.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 12:04 PM)

I would go on to talk about that, but alas, that would spoil significant future story details about the accuser.

@  B-Fox : (14 January 2019 - 12:03 PM)

Shield Hero dared to have a male character falsely accused of rape, right?

@  B-Fox : (14 January 2019 - 12:02 PM)

At least now people will stop shitting on slice-of-life shows....

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 12:01 PM)

listen just because it has shield in its name does not mean you need to ally with it

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 12:01 PM)

oh good lord

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 12:00 PM)

In fact, the Shield Hero series does not portray slavery as a good thing nor keep the initial slave characters down for the count.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 12:00 PM)

If you're referring to The Rising of the Shield Hero, the backlash from some Western fans is misaimed, IMO.

@  Pennpenn : (14 January 2019 - 11:59 AM)

I wish I was more surprised that "slavery apologetics" is a thing. Still disgusted.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 11:53 AM)

But surely we all know the best isekai is Captain N.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 January 2019 - 11:49 AM)

This morning I saw one of my friends express disbelief at having an opportunity to say "yet another slavery apologist isekai"


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#1 Copper Bezel

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:22 PM

This is a thread to collect all deep discounts, limited-time offers, and promotionals on Transformers items that might come up. These tend to get sprinkled into lots of different places and folks have been thinking it's a good idea to have a collected thread of what's up right now.

Going to start things off with this fairly incredible item dropped our way by NightViper:


He also mentioned that the newer assortment including Silverback weren't in the system and didn't ring up properly.

Edited by Copper Bezel, 02 August 2017 - 01:34 PM.

Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:33 PM

Fantastic thread idea! Now I have to go to Target...



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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:44 PM

At U.S. Wal-Marts, Titan Masters for $2.50, Activator Combiners for $9.00, and Alt-Modes for $3.50.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 02:31 PM

:( seeing these prices makes me sad. 

 

good thread idea though 



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Posted 02 August 2017 - 02:33 PM

Poor Canada. X /

 

To be fair, though, I'm dumbstruck at that $1.50. That's the price of a goddamn candy bar.


Edited by Copper Bezel, 02 August 2017 - 02:34 PM.

Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 04:01 PM

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 04:07 PM

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

 

Just long enough for them to actually start stocking Trypticons, I 'spec.


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 09:07 PM

Your mileage may vary, but my local Walmart also has:

 

Rescue Bots Griffin Rock Firehouse Headquarters - $9

RID Legions - $3

RID Three-Step Changers - $9

Combiner Wars (and likely Titans Return) Leader Class - $21

 

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 10:20 PM

Aussies can pop into Big W for 20% off all toys until... August 16 I think? Yes. https://www.bigw.com.au/

 

They're rarely ahead of the curve in terms of TF waves but they tend to have a decent range of vaguely stale Generations, movie and RID. I don't think they're super into Rescue Bots but many stores here aren't. 

 

Only place I've seen Broadside, who appeared when the movie hit.


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Posted 03 August 2017 - 09:53 AM

I'm not sure if this is accurate as it seems a bit illogical, but the Club site has 'Iacon Cybertron Most Wanted' box sets advertised for $166.40, when they used to be over 400 bucks.  Thing is, the loose set is going for $309, hence my skepticism.



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Posted 03 August 2017 - 11:54 AM

Just got an email from the Transformers Club (defunct?) that you can now order from their store even if you didn't have an active membership recently.  I just bought $100 worth of stuff.

 

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We have now modified the store system so that everyone can now order the former Transformers Collectors'
Club items!

If you did not have a membership or you had lapsed many years ago, just put the Toyarama Store Account
in your cart (no charge) and the store will let you establish an account and order.  You can find this
item under the Membership tab.
You only have to do this once.

Our current sale ends tomorrow!

Check out these items on sale now at the club store! [transformersclub.com]

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2015 Assembled Class Figure
2014 Assembled Class Figure
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2013 Mirage/Thundercracker set
2013 Electron/Sandstorm set
2006 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
2007 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
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2009 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
2010 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
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2012 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
2009 Leozack
2010 Convention Bonus Slicer
2011 Convention Bonus Fisitron
2012 Convention Bonus Spraxus
2015 BotCon Kre-o Earth’s Most Wanted 6pack
2015 Lio Convoy
2013 Machine Wars Boxed set
2013 Assembled Class Figure
2016  BotCon Rubber Duckie w/IDW Comic
2016 Skywarp
2014 Trans-mutate
2015 Diaclone
2015 Nova Prime
2014 Kre-o Set 6pk
2015 Cybertron Most Wanted Boxed Set
2016 Ramjet
2013 Carded Unsigned Depthcharge
2015 Waruders
2016 Return of Blurr Storybook

 
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Posted 03 August 2017 - 01:23 PM

At U.S. Wal-Marts, Titan Masters for $2.50, Activator Combiners for $9.00, and Alt-Modes for $3.50.

Noting that this isn't universal. My Wal-Mart had Titan Masters on sale but for $4 instead of $2.50

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

This week. Sucks that some new stuff came in but not what I wanted so I had to pass.
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Posted 03 August 2017 - 01:41 PM

Has Nova Prime sold out? I can't seem to find the entry for the figure.


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Posted 03 August 2017 - 02:18 PM

Has Nova Prime sold out? I can't seem to find the entry for the figure.

 

https://www.toyarama...-1-pc-p1231.php



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Posted 04 August 2017 - 04:18 PM

I don't order online much. Can anyone tell me more about "First-Class Mail Large Envelope" and the "Priority Mail" shipping options?


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Posted 05 August 2017 - 07:01 AM

Are you ordering figures/toys? You probably don't want those in a padded envelope.

If you're ordering comics, that option is fine for them. But maybe call in the order over phone and see if you can get a cheaper ship option - the software on the site doesn't like to calculate small weights like that.

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 02:03 AM

Victorion's got a one-day promotional at Entertainment Earth for $60 with free shipping. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 06 August 2017 - 11:06 PM

The Last Knight Legion Class (Series 1) are on clearance for $5 and Tiny Titans (Series 1) are now $1.50 at Walmart...I suppose this doesn't bode well for the prospects of them stocking Series 2 of either line in the future.   :(

 

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 11:44 PM

My nearest Walmart has had wave 2 Legions for weeks. They're the only wave 2 anything any of our Walmarts seem interested in getting.

 

(Untrue. They also have the Armor Turbo Changer Whatever Megatron.)



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Posted 10 August 2017 - 12:16 AM

Has anyone seen any discounts on legends class Titans Return figures?

Edited by SHIELD Agent 47, 10 August 2017 - 12:16 AM.

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