April 26, 2009

Metrotitan (04-26-09)

Filed under: TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:26 am

Transformer of the Day for April 26, 2009


-Faction: Decepticon
-Era: Generation One (1984-92)
-Function: Battle Fortress*

-Motto: None Shall Stand in My Wake” *
-Notable Toy: Standard Issue (Takara, 1991)

Notes: Another great Japanese Decepticon repaint I long to have, Metrotitan (a late release repaint of Metroplex) is just a stunning. There was hope that the reissue of Metroplex would see an eHobby version as well, particularly given the existence of a knock-off Metrotitan (in pink rather than red), but to no avail. So we are left to drool and dream.

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  1. [...] Notes: Admittedly, this was going to be yet another Generation One entry, until I came up this incredible representation of the Cybertronian hero. It almost makes up for the fact that, for what is otherwise a fine Transformer robot, Metroplex is cursed with one of the ugliest alternate forms. Still, it would be nice nonetheless to see him redone in blue, given a Decepticon allegiance and debuted as Metrotitan. [...]

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