Today we are looking at MPL-01 Red Sharp Shooter by Banana Force LTD. This is a sample and not the final product. MPL stands for metal premium line. This is the companies first release with MPL-02 Great Armor (God Magnus / Ultra Magnus) scheduled to follow shortly afterwards. MPL-01 & MPL-02 will combine to form Omega prime / God Fire Convoy depending on your location.
Sample / 样品 / サンプル
Once again I want to stress that this is a sample and is not the final product. This final product is subject to change before release. We also want to take a moment to thank Banana Force LTD for giving our Audience one of the first looks at this amazing beauty.
Specifications / 技术指标 / 仕様書
- Manufacturer: Banana Force LTD
- Series: Metal Premium Line
- Model: MPL-01 Red Sharpshooter
- Height: 255mm
- Weight: 740g (More detailed information in video)
- Materials: ABS & Metal Alloy
Accessories / 配饰 / 付属品
- MPL-01 Red Sharpshooter Figure with LED features
- Blue Optimus Prime Head
- Set of Shoulder Armor
- 3x Sets of Interchangeable Hands
- Set of Arm Cannons
- Back Cover
- Should Cannon with LED features
- 8x LR521 Batteries
Packaging / 打包 / パッケージング
MPL-01 came packaged extremely well. Thick grey styrofoam housed the main bot and a couple of the accessories. The rest were stored in a thick black plastic tray with a clear clam shell top. Box is made from pretty decent cardboard but had exceptionally nice detailing such as gold lettering and a high gloss finish. Extremely nice stuff.
Thoughts / 思想 / 考え
This is a non transforming highly articulated figure with parts that interchange to show different forms or modes. This is built on top of a metal frame (skeleton) and are very similar to what you would find in a Metal Build Gundam or a Flame Toys bot.
MPL-01 Red Sharpshooter will combine with MPL-02 Great Armor to form Omega Prime / God Fire Convoy (Great Red Sharpshooter is what we all calling it). These are all original designs from a company with many years in this industry and provide very fresh takes on these characters.
MPL-01 does have a couple LED features such as light up blue chest emblem and light up should cannon.
I honestly think this will a company to keep an eye on as their selection of characters is good and their quality is some of the best. They have been very inquisitive about what they can improve, the few things I did mention they already are working on solutions for. With this many accessories and quality of build I could easily see this being higher priced without question.
This is Tec and this has been a TF-Prototype review. Until next time.
Video / 视频 / ビデオ
Gallery / 画廊 / ギャラリー
Update: MPL-01 Strengthen Parts shown below have been confirmed at TFcon. To read our full article click here.
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