Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:47 am

Is it just me or are Trendmasters' 4" figures their best? The 10" figures all seem kinda off, and the 6" figures have weird proportions, but most 4" figures seem to hold up well - MechaGodzilla's proportions are good, and I'm too biased to comment on the 4" Godzilla.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:19 pm

Legion1979 wrote:
JVM wrote:Is it just me or are Trendmasters' 4" figures their best? The 10" figures all seem kinda off, and the 6" figures have weird proportions, but most 4" figures seem to hold up well - MechaGodzilla's proportions are good, and I'm too biased to comment on the 4" Godzilla.


Their 4" Godzilla and Mechagodzilla were copied from Bandai toys.


Really, which ones?
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:53 pm

The Trendmasters line began in 1994, a year after Super Godzilla came out in 1993.

Gamera figures were planned for a 1999 release, as were the Godzilla: The Series figures. I'm guessing the Gamera figures were scrapped for the same basic reasoning - that Godzilla 98 failed.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby FlawedCoil82 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:09 am

Gamera figures were only planned? :? I have six Trendmasters Gamera figures that I ordered from some online store when they were released (or at least I thought they were). I have Gamera, Jiger, Viras, Zigra, Gyaos and Guillon. Although at the time, I didn't consider their collective value so I removed them from their packaging after I received them. :oops:
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:28 am

^ I'll admit my specs on the Gamera figures aren't super accurate since I'm not too big on Gamera. According to Club Tokyo, they were planned/released in 1999.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:48 pm

^ Who could blame them? Godzilla's a household name and nobody bought their Godzilla toys - why would they buy toys based on the lesser known Gamera?
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby FlawedCoil82 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:50 pm

I thought the normal Godzilla figures sold fairly well? I was under the impression that only the 98 GINO figures failed?
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:18 pm

^ The figures must've sold shitty. Why else would the third wave be cut? Hell, Godzilla Wars arguably was cut earlier - Baragon, Megalon and Varan barely cut retailers.

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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby FlawedCoil82 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:53 pm

I don't remember where I read it, but I do recall reading an article to where Trendmasters (in so many words) said they wanted to solely concentrate on the Godzilla portrayed in the '98 film because they figured it would be too confusing to consumers to be selling two different versions of Godzilla that were so drastically different at the same time. And so they figured that the '98 version would have a far better chance of selling more since it was supposed to be a mega-blockbuster. But that gamble did not pan out.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:44 pm

^ Well, we don't know technically. I always assumed they did since Doom Island was canceled so abruptly, but FlawedCoil may have proven me wrong.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby JVM » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:55 pm

^ Much as I love Trendmasters, it's best they died when they did. The fandom as a whole hates the line for the most part, and I doubt Doom Island would have sold well.
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby Zilla103192 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:39 am

http://cgi.ebay.com/17-Godzilla-Figures ... 0030417735

there you go TM fans, I dont trust ebay... so i wont be bidding... but here ya go
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby Hellblaze » Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:58 pm

zilla103192 wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/17-Godzilla-Figures-Trendmasters-Imperial-Biollante-etc_W0QQitemZ380258132144QQcategoryZ90911QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp4340.m8QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DMW%26its%3DC%26itu%3DUCC%26otn%3D5%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D6453954610030417735

there you go TM fans, I dont trust ebay... so i wont be bidding... but here ya go
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby Tim85 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:44 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:I would buy those but I don't like Ebay. What's the best place to find Trendmasters toys since I feel like collecting them again?


I used Ebay to get several of my Trendmasters toys that I was missing. They were all in decent shape.
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Trendmasters Playset Help

Postby godzilla898 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:57 pm

I recently bought a Trendmasters Godzilla vs King Ghidorah Micro Playset on eBay. It is fine, but when I opened it up and started playing with it, the SF half in the top of his head fell out! And I tried to put it back in, but the piece is slightly warped and it won't fit. Help?
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Re: Official Trendmasters Thread 2.0

Postby Hellblaze » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:22 pm

Tim85 wrote:
Hellspawn28 wrote:I would buy those but I don't like Ebay. What's the best place to find Trendmasters toys since I feel like collecting them again?


I used Ebay to get several of my Trendmasters toys that I was missing. They were all in decent shape.
Same here plus it's the only place you'll get Trendmaster figures on ebay since they're hard to find now these days.
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Re: Trendmasters Playset Help

Postby Zilla103192 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:56 pm

godzilla898 wrote:I recently bought a Trendmasters Godzilla vs King Ghidorah Micro Playset on eBay. It is fine, but when I opened it up and started playing with it, the SF half in the top of his head fell out! And I tried to put it back in, but the piece is slightly warped and it won't fit. Help?


1... What?

and 2... This shouldve just gone in the official Trendmasters Thread... but im not admin or a mod, so... :g2k:
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Re: Trendmasters Playset Help

Postby godzilla898 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:22 pm

I'll try again. I've got a Trendmasters Godzilla vs King Ghidorah Micro Playset. But the piece of the city in the top of the head fell out, and now it won't fit back in. So if someone can help, then post.
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Re: Trendmasters Playset Help

Postby JVM » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:26 pm

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Re: Trendmasters Playset Help

Postby godzilla898 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:48 am

JVM wrote:http://clubtokyo.org/listings/itemListingRpt.php?catID=1&subCatID=108&contentID=903

This set?

Which building is it?

That set.
It's not a building, it's the entire ground of the city in the top part of the head.
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