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@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!

@  Maximus Ambus : (31 July 2020 - 06:55 AM)

Spanner

@  Xaaron : (31 July 2020 - 06:49 AM)

Jetstorm

@  Nevermore : (31 July 2020 - 05:33 AM)

Tankor

@  SG Roadbuster : (31 July 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Overrun

@  lastmaximal : (31 July 2020 - 01:33 AM)

Buckethead

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 07:15 PM)

Now I wonder how many Transformers we can name with the fewest possible different names.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:38 PM)

Ransack. That's like another 20 or so.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 06:18 PM)

"Prowl". There, that's at least fifteen.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Or do you want people to spam the Squawkbox with lists of 100 characters?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Oky, just one question: If I were to say "Yes, I could", how could you be sure I'm not lying?

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:08 PM)

i don't go into people's threads that have no relevance to my interests just to be an ass by telling them that their comments and opinions are of no value just because they have no personal interest to me.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

i think one of us is misunderstanding what the squawkbox is actually for.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

and what is wrong with that? you respond to me to lessen your own boredom.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

I'm asking people if they think they could.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

Or did you just think of another random question to lessen your boredom?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:04 PM)

Is this a survey?


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#21 SHIELD Agent 47

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:23 AM

These CGI adverts from the last two years on YouTube are so kickass! And the music just makes you feel good about the world.

 

 


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:26 AM



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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:37 AM

I didn't think I cared about trains but those robot designs are nice. I just spent a lot of my time in Tokyo trying to find toystore aisles that weren't about trains, but maybe I should have used that time more wisely!

 

ETA: surely with an alt mode that shape you're largely doomed to fairly simplistic or at least generic transformations though? Is there room for interesting twists? 

 

I guess not, perhaps aside from the dual combinations. For example, E5 Hayabusa can cross with 500 Kodama.

 

Animated commercial:

 

 

Toy review:

 

 

And Shinkalion even has its own triple combiner, though there is no indication as of yet that the Trinity will appear in the anime.

 

https://www.ebay.com...-Set/1990835653

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 07:21 AM

Rail Racer custom when?

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 06:04 PM

 

I think this video is new?


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Posted 27 December 2017 - 10:26 AM



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Posted 30 December 2017 - 10:19 PM

Preview clip from the first episode:

 



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Posted 07 January 2018 - 01:44 AM

No way! The entire first episode is available for view on the Takara and Shinkalion YouTube channels!



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Posted 07 January 2018 - 05:48 AM

I like the lil' robo-buddy! Shame that only the generic protagonist seems to get one.

 

....I mean seriously; that guy might as well've been ported straight out of Machine Robo Rescue, Monster Hunter Stories - the list goes on!



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Posted 07 January 2018 - 10:46 AM

I love that "Shinca" card.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:26 AM

I am impressed that the anime more-or-less recreates the CGI quality of the toy adverts.

 

Wasn't much fighting in this premiere episode, but it was good setup for the Hayasugi family. I look forward to this series progressing.



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:40 AM

A fansubber using the tag [Weeaboo-Shogun] (I know, I know) has uploaded a translated version of the first episode, which can be found in the usual anime torrent sites.


if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 04:30 AM

Is this a sequel to Tomica Hyper Rescue DRIVE-HEAD?

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:11 AM

A fansubber using the tag [Weeaboo-Shogun] (I know, I know) has uploaded a translated version of the first episode, which can be found in the usual anime torrent sites.

How's the sub translation quality?


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If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:17 AM

Passable? Kid's shows are easier to subtitle due to simpler language but you'd want to ask a native JP speaker if you need a professional opinion.


if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:00 AM

Passable? Kid's shows are easier to subtitle due to simpler language but you'd want to ask a native JP speaker if you need a professional opinion.

Heaven help you if you're subbing anything with puns and wordplay though.



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:00 PM

 

Passable? Kid's shows are easier to subtitle due to simpler language but you'd want to ask a native JP speaker if you need a professional opinion.

Heaven help you if you're subbing anything with puns and wordplay though.

 

 

God yes. The Manzai comedy episode of Gyrozetter was such an ordeal the fansub group took months to get back to it. It's not so herculean if you're an offcial simulcaster though I believe since they get scripts for their licensed shows to work with.


if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:37 PM

Fact: the surname of the main character, Hayasugi Hayato (速杉 ハヤト) is a pun on the phrase "too fast" (早すぎる, "hayasugiru").


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Posted 12 January 2018 - 05:53 PM

Episode 2 is now up:

 



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Posted 19 January 2018 - 06:37 PM

Episode 3 now up: Our introduction to Oga Akita.

 


Edited by SHIELD Agent 47, 19 January 2018 - 06:40 PM.




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