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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2018, 12:39:08 PM »


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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2018, 02:51:21 PM »
Already preordered 2. One to keep it as it is, and a second one to modify the pose, fill in the gaps and paint it as a normal Shinzen kit.

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2018, 04:32:49 PM »
It's Kaiyodo Sofubi Toy Box 018A - which means there will be at least a second paint scheme.

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2018, 10:40:59 PM »
Already preordered 2. One to keep it as it is, and a second one to modify the pose, fill in the gaps and paint it as a normal Shinzen kit.

Where did you order it from?

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #44 on: January 30, 2018, 02:53:59 AM »
I just pre-ordered one from hlj.com  :  https://hlj.com/product/kyd00338/Act

No mention of different colors yet.  If there is it will prob be green. 

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #45 on: February 03, 2018, 12:06:12 AM »
It seems to be fairly poseable.


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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #46 on: February 03, 2018, 12:23:42 AM »
First of all I appreciate that Mauro "Raptor 86" has passed this link.

From what I see, it looks bigger than other Kaiyodo figures, although the hands that hold such Tyrannosaurus look like those of a boy of a few years or a young boy.

I see that they have made a beautiful and well painted figure. Sincerely I see it superior to other companies of articulated dinosaurs, Kaiyodo is one of the best companies in the Japanese market with Kinto Favorite for two examples.  8)

Apart from that the Japanese figures of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals have been in a higher percentage for adults, rather collectors and scientists although this figure I think it is intended for a younger audience.

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2018, 01:30:04 AM »
Yes. It looks much better than in the early photos - one BIG problem for me that will keep me from getting it, however:  the small 1/40 scale ...  :(

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #48 on: February 03, 2018, 01:53:19 AM »
That looks pretty impressive!
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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #49 on: February 03, 2018, 02:11:31 AM »
If it was larger I would absolutely buy one to customize, I'd gladly even double to have it be double the scale.

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #50 on: February 03, 2018, 03:00:19 AM »
In regard to size, if it's 12" then that's still 9 more inches than a Kaiyodo mini. 

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #51 on: February 03, 2018, 06:33:15 AM »
Not a fan of it's head position though, seems like it's permanent and can't be moves to look up.
Easy pass

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #52 on: February 03, 2018, 08:01:40 AM »
Doh...just when I was thinking I have loads of them, so there wont be another T. rex Im tempted by for a very long time, along comes this one :o Nice colour scheme and detail are swinging it for me!
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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #53 on: February 03, 2018, 01:44:27 PM »
Yes. It looks much better than in the early photos - one BIG problem for me that will keep me from getting it, however:  the small 1/40 scale ...  :(

I'm glad to hear it's 1/40. Kaiyodo tend to make their dinosaurs tiny (Dinotales) or ridiculously large (Dinoland old vinyls and such). They finally went with a nice medium size for once.

He's gonna look awesome alongside Battat, CollectA and Safari's rexes.

I may preorder. I prefer my dinosaurs to be a bit smaller, but T. rex is my favourite, so...
« Last Edit: February 03, 2018, 01:49:53 PM by tyrantqueen »

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #54 on: February 03, 2018, 02:09:16 PM »
Doh...just when I was thinking I have loads of them, so there wont be another T. rex Im tempted by for a very long time, along comes this one :o .......

 ;D The same goes for me! After buying the Sideshow Krentz Tyrannosaurus in 2009 I thought I'd never have to buy another T. rex again.
      Do not ask me how many I have bought since! At least I haven't bought any other 1:20 models. That really wouldn't be necessary.

      I was able to resist the latest figures by Safari and CollectA.
      But sculpting, colours and this pose convinced me to go for one more king of the tyrant lizards:


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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #55 on: February 03, 2018, 02:53:23 PM »
I don't understand :
I thought that would be a hollow Soft vinyl figure.
Is it  made of PVC ?

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #56 on: February 03, 2018, 03:38:52 PM »
I don't understand :
I thought that would be a hollow Soft vinyl figure.
Is it  made of PVC ?

I think you're right that it's hollow soft vinyl. I could be mistaken, as I don't actually own any of the Sofubi Toybox series, but in general "sofubi" refers to softer toys, according to this article (http://www.ebay.com/gds/What-Is-Sofubi-Toy-Collectors-/10000000204954609/g.html).
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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #57 on: February 03, 2018, 05:05:19 PM »
I'd wait for reviews on the poseability.  If it has to be in a tripod stance to look straight, I think I'd probably pass even though the sculpt and paint is great looking.
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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #58 on: February 03, 2018, 05:07:16 PM »
Not a fan of it's head position though, seems like it's permanent and can't be moves to look up.
Easy pass

I feel the same way. I really want it but I also really dislike the way the head is posed.

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Re: Kaiyodo: New for 2018
« Reply #59 on: February 03, 2018, 08:45:14 PM »
Why is everybody speculating if the head is articulated?
It has clear visible seams, it's obvious that the head is able to be put in a more neutral position.