Author Archives: thereigner

Fansproject Code

I never had any Headmasters as a kid, in fact, I’m pretty sure I didn’t even know they were a thing that even existed back then.  When I got back into Transformers though they’ve always been a line that I’ve tried to work on completing, I’ve gotten 3 or 4 over the years, but the prices have always kept me from going all out.  Then suddenly Fansproject comes along and starts releasing a line of their own take on the popular Headmasters line.  And Code is their first offering. Read on for the review.

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FoC Ultra Magnus

While everyone else is busy talking about Fall of Cybertron Starscream and Kickback (the two new molds and casemates for this guy. I figured I’d take the time to shine a little light on what is probably going to be a frequently passed over toy in wave three of Generations. Especially if the 5 I’ve already seen at retail are any indication. Read on for the review.

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Beast Hunters Lazerback

I’ll admit, the Beast Hunters subline of Transformers Prime had me extremely disinterested in retail Transformers. Three molds of spikey repaint/remolds of already released Prime Deluxes was not an exciting prospect.  The fourth figure in the wave had me a bit interested but only marginally so.  So I picked up Lazerback with the intent of warning my readers to avoid if necessary. Read on for the review.

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FOC Soundwave w/ Discs

As much talking about this guy on Twitter as I’ve been doing, it’d be nice that I had an outlet in which I could review Transformers figures like FOC Soundwave. Oh, wait, that’s right, I do! Read on for the review.

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Figma Link

Samus and now Link are the only two figures from the Figma line I own, but two Nintendo Characters in one year is kind of amazing. Unlike Samus though, Link has had a bit better luck with toys over the years, with having a few vinyl toys and minifigures, keychains and the like. However this is once again the first fully posable detailed figure to come out of this character. Read on for the review.

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Masterpiece Sideswipe

Over the years I haven’t gotten many Masterpiece figures. Everytime one is announced I get really excited to own it, but when the time comes I never have the money or would rather spend it on something else. Sideswipe was an exception. As soon as preorders hit I placed my order, and at 4300Yen I would have been foolish not to. But still, was it worth it? Read on for the review.

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S.I.C. OOO TaToBa

A month later than I anticipated, thanks to my hamhands, but I finally got around to reviewing the newest member of the SiC line, Kamen Rider OOO TaTaBa combo. This is the now confirmed start of all of the main OOOs forms in the SiC aesthetic, so does it start with a bang or are we doomed to garbage for the next twelve months. Read on for the review.

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S.H. Figuarts Red Hawk

So yeah, it’s been awhile hasn’t it. I do apologize as it’s been a very thin time as far as new toys making their way to my house.  And for some reason I can’t bring myself to review stuff that’s been out for months/years.  So anyway, on to a review of something that I had ordered, regretted, then once I got it in hand was so happy to have as a part of my collection.  S.H. Figuarts Red Hawk, from Choujin Sentai Jetman!  Oddly enough, this is the first Figuarts review I’ve done on this site, so read on for my thoughts!

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VinylVault: Glyos Armorvor

I’ve wanted to do a Glyos based review since starting this site earlier in the year. However it’s always been difficult to figure out the proper way to attack this toyline especially when so many other sites do it better. But then two weeks ago happened. The Armorvor came as a surprise during the July release, and with its very appealing pricepoint it became hard to say no. Now that I have one in hand it’s easily one of my favorite self-contained Glyos pieces. Read on for the review!

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Brickvault: Kre-On Preview Wave

About a year ago, Hasbro released their first wave of Transformers Kre-O, their building block line using the Transformers franchise.  Since it’s announcement people have begged for blindpacked Kre-Ons (the Transformers minifigs akin to Lego’s) only to be met with “no plans at this time” answers from Hasbro.  Well at SDCC they dropped the news that Kre-On blindpacks were coming, and the first preview wave of 6 would be hitting stores soon.  Well I just got mine and figured I’d share my thoughts.

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