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  “… evil cannot exist without good.” Thomas Aquinas. Being in quite a reflective mood lately, I’ve also been thinning down my collection somewhat. So I decided what better time to revisit some of the items I will be keeping and do all new galleries for them. I started with my previous post of MP-10 Mode […]

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Takara (and Hasbro) make it really easy for the fans to contract that most common of collectors ailments, repaint / redeco fatigue. In fact I would say that where the masterpiece line is concerned, Takara are excelling at it and look set to head into the stratosphere by re releasing some (if not all) previous […]

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Takara Masterpiece MP-36 Megatron

April 27th, 2017 | posted by Eddie


  No messing about with any pre review exposition, straight into it. Initial thoughts; whoa, that looks nice but man that’s a lot of pins and folds and a pants waist line Simon Cowell would be proud of. At the time of announcement I was bereft of an MP Megatron, sure I have MP-05 but […]

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Takara Masterpiece MP-35 Grapple

March 14th, 2017 | posted by Eddie


I must confess to knowing very little about Grapple (the character), his distant cartoon appearances eluded me and I struggle to recall any memorable storylines he was involved in during the Marvel UK Comics years. I do recall however seeing him on the toy shelves along with his red counterpart knowing that I wanted him, […]

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Takara Masterpiece MP-33 Inferno

December 24th, 2016 | posted by Eddie


Still in the process of trying to catch up with my reviews, the hacking of the Vaults of Iacon website last week not helping (which also resulted in the previous review for MP-11NT Thrust being cast into oblivion). I’m finally getting round to figure two of three that arrived from Kapow Toys way back on […]

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Takara Masterpiece MP-14+ Alert Anime Colour Edition

October 23rd, 2016 | posted by Eddie


I must confess to being more than a little bemused as to the reasons for this release, it seems quite superfluous in hindsight. I can only surmise it is an expensive accessory for the upcoming release of MP-33 Inferno, an accessory to compliment an accessory included with Inferno. I of course speak of the torso […]

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