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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dr. Professor » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:19 am

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Dr. Professor wrote:Something about the figure really puts me off. Can't quite put my finger on it.


Size of the head?

Probably. The hands look really bulky too.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dv-218 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:45 pm

Yeah, the size of the hand palms bugs me too tbh. They just look...out of place, so to speak. Also, not a fan of the fact that they are using the same head from the S.H Monsterarts 2014 figure- you would think that the access to actual CGI models from the movie this time should actually allow them to make an accurate sculpt :lol:

Still, the figure looks rather solid- but personally i'm looking forward to NECA's rendition more.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby GFAN198423 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:51 pm

The head looks too small, the elbow joint is unsightly and the hands look too large.

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dv-218 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:00 pm

GFAN198423 wrote:The head looks too small, the elbow joint is unsightly and the hands look too large.


Yeah, and the fact that the neck amd hands are jointed makes the unusually small head and bigass palms stand out even more lol.
Which is a shame, because the rest of the body looks pretty decent and accurate (feet, spines etc). What is it with S.H failing to capture the Legendary design correctly lmao.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dr. Professor » Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:18 pm

His neck is so god damn thick compared to his head it's weird.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby GFAN198423 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:18 pm

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GFAN198423 wrote:The head looks too small, the elbow joint is unsightly and the hands look too large.


Yeah, and the fact that the neck amd hands are jointed makes the unusually small head and bigass palms stand out even more lol.
Which is a shame, because the rest of the body looks pretty decent and accurate (feet, spines etc). What is it with S.H failing to capture the Legendary design correctly lmao.


SHMA's articulation style causes proportions to be off in their figures, this stands out with some designs more than others. Their '64 suffers from it, even the 2003 a bit.

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dv-218 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:46 pm

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GFAN198423 wrote:The head looks too small, the elbow joint is unsightly and the hands look too large.


Yeah, and the fact that the neck amd hands are jointed makes the unusually small head and bigass palms stand out even more lol.
Which is a shame, because the rest of the body looks pretty decent and accurate (feet, spines etc). What is it with S.H failing to capture the Legendary design correctly lmao.


SHMA's articulation style causes proportions to be off in their figures, this stands out with some designs more than others. Their '64 suffers from it, even the 2003 a bit.


Yeah, noticed that too. Shin and 62 also have this problem. Seems that Legendary Ghidorah has the same issue to some extent, with the head-to-body ratio clearly being different to what was shown so far from the movie. It's a shame really.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby GFAN198423 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:11 am

Personally, I think NECA's articuation style is best, regardless of comparing sculpts or anything, they give enough articulation to be more of an action figure than an MMS Vinyl, but limit it enough they don't lose aesthetics because of proportions you have to change for the layers of articulation.

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby warman222 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:10 pm

Oh Rodan, what have they done to your legs...
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Dv-218 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:04 pm

I can't stop laughing at the Bandai Rodan holy skreeonk. That face :lol:
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby gottatalktothefake » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:45 pm

That Rodan is skreeonking disgusting
Legit, every KoTM hater I have ever seen on social media or interacted with are all the same. They are either these young kids to middle aged adults so detached from anything beyond the Japanese films that they can't enjoy anything that doesn't begin with one of the Toho logos. They're the type that would of had no issues with KoTM if it was a Japanese-made production and think films like Godzilla vs. Monster Zero are the pinnacle of human drama.
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Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:01 am

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maritonic » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:47 am

MechaGoji Bro7503 wrote:https://www.reddit.com/r/GODZILLA/comments/aoeacz/first_look_at_the_godzilla_king_of_the_monsters/

Halloween's gonna be fun.......


Don't act like 8 year old you wouldn't have lost his mind seeing that Ghidorah costume in the store.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

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Maritonic wrote:
MechaGoji Bro7503 wrote:https://www.reddit.com/r/GODZILLA/comments/aoeacz/first_look_at_the_godzilla_king_of_the_monsters/

Halloween's gonna be fun.......


Don't act like 8 year old you wouldn't have lost his mind seeing that Ghidorah costume in the store.


My 32 year old me is losing his mind!! I already told the wife that I am buying it and never taking it off. :huge:

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby gottatalktothefake » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:03 am

Those costumes are horrifying
Legit, every KoTM hater I have ever seen on social media or interacted with are all the same. They are either these young kids to middle aged adults so detached from anything beyond the Japanese films that they can't enjoy anything that doesn't begin with one of the Toho logos. They're the type that would of had no issues with KoTM if it was a Japanese-made production and think films like Godzilla vs. Monster Zero are the pinnacle of human drama.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maritonic » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:04 am

OGMechaMothra wrote:
Maritonic wrote:
MechaGoji Bro7503 wrote:https://www.reddit.com/r/GODZILLA/comments/aoeacz/first_look_at_the_godzilla_king_of_the_monsters/

Halloween's gonna be fun.......


Don't act like 8 year old you wouldn't have lost his mind seeing that Ghidorah costume in the store.


My 32 year old me is losing his mind!! I already told the wife that I am buying it and never taking it off. :huge:


I'm saying. If I saw that in a store as a kid, I would have lost my mind. I think people forget who these are marketed towards.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby warman222 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:39 am

Godzilla looks fine, Ghidorah is a valiant effort but it just doesn't look good. The hands for the others heads makes sense but why are the wings so damn small and the neck is so thick? Like it looks like this was clearly the first time the costume makers tackled a Ghidorah costume and again they gave it their best but it just falls short to me. Even as a kid I think I wouldn't of liked it. Most of the other stuff is looking good though, the only other one that just fails is Mothra's mask. Which they gave fangs for god knows why and the insect eyes just look like coloring to the sides. Again, clearly the first attempt at a bug mask, boy does it show. Rodan's is spot on though and the others aren't bad either.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby cloverfan98 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:46 pm

As frightening as those costumes do look I think its awesome that they exist and I know that if I was six or so I'd have lost my mind over getting them.

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maritonic » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:47 pm

cloverfan98 wrote:As frightening as those costumes do look I think its awesome that they exist and I know that if I was six or so I'd have lost my mind over getting them.


^^^^^ Thank you.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Major sssspielberg! » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:05 pm

Man, the Ghidorah costume is gonna make role play night EXTRA SPICY
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