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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2017, 03:15:01 AM »
i wonder if that TOMY recast Styracosaurus has teeth like the original FameMaster...
(i have all the original painted FM so these TOMY recasts are easy pass)

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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #21 on: March 07, 2017, 03:22:12 AM »
My mistake, I saw these on a page with a bunch of Takara Tomy gashapon releases (extant animals), and I thought these were from them as well. I don't think that's true, however. Was the sauropod produced by Fame Master? I looked through a bunch of photos of FameMaster puzzles just now and I didn't see one with that particular stance (or any labeled Ampelosaurus).
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2017, 05:13:31 AM »
im curious why the ad is in Japanese though? are the FM monochromatic puzzles just being sold through a Japanese seller or recast by a Japanese company?

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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #23 on: March 07, 2017, 07:36:36 PM »
If it is not Tomy it is probably one of the many, many recasts of those figures, usually sold under generic names. I know that something similar happened to the Megabloks Plasma Dinosaurs.
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #24 on: March 07, 2017, 10:48:58 PM »
My mistake, I saw these on a page with a bunch of Takara Tomy gashapon releases (extant animals), and I thought these were from them as well. I don't think that's true, however. Was the sauropod produced by Fame Master? I looked through a bunch of photos of FameMaster puzzles just now and I didn't see one with that particular stance (or any labeled Ampelosaurus).

It is indeed:



Except that they called it a Diplodocus at the time. And it appears reversed. There are a lot of discontinued FameMaster puzzles. And a lot of variant recasts.

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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #25 on: March 07, 2017, 11:11:41 PM »
There are many copies...even in Japan.

I really think we need to make a "Common Re-Cast" thread at one point.
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #26 on: March 08, 2017, 12:01:56 AM »
Oh, now that I see it in non not-camera-friendly red hue... looks like I can save my money. How is that an Ampelosaurus?
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #27 on: March 08, 2017, 05:22:36 AM »
Thanks, Sean! I hadn't seen that one before. It definitely does not look like an Ampelosaurus. I sometimes see Papo Brachiosaurus knockoffs on eBay labeled "Sauroposeidon." I guess this is a similar sort of situation.
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #28 on: March 08, 2017, 07:02:52 AM »
That at least sounds more accurate than calling the Carnegie Brachiosaurus ( second sculpt ) Tanystropheus.
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Re: Tomy New for 2017
« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2017, 01:30:40 PM »
I bought a 3-pack of these Takara Tomy Ania Animals Dinosaurs at Bic Camera in Japan last week. It has a red repainted version of the T-Rex, a green Velociraptor, and a very Jurassic World looking blue Mosasaurus. These are quite fun. I like how they integrated the articulation. I'd love to complete the set one day.