New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by SSGSS Goku » Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:05 pm

I just want to point out, these are international exclusives. (well at least Super Saiyan Goku) Japan will not get these as they are just repaints of the master stars piece figures. http://www.banpresto.jp/event/150701/index.html

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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by Gyt Kaliba » Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:07 pm

I'm...conflicted. While that style looks pretty awesome in a way, it also looks kinda...maybe just a tad fugly. I'unno...I'm not 100% sold on the look of those things.
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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by Retan » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:19 pm

While I won't be able to collect these, (To busy trying to collect all the S.H Figuarts) I find them all quite dashing!!

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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by irreality » Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:42 pm

Gyt Kaliba wrote:I'm...conflicted. While that style looks pretty awesome in a way, it also looks kinda...maybe just a tad fugly. I'unno...I'm not 100% sold on the look of those things.
Yeah, there are lots ot things that are… not quite right. Like the eyes on Goku are really large in a non-Goku way, and pretty much everything is wrong about Vegeta -- like, why is his drapey shirt so stretched and molded to him? Is he hulking out?

The style looks cool, it is just not executed with an "on model" attention to detail.

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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by TheDevilsCorpse » Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:53 pm

irreality wrote:Yeah, there are lots ot things that are… not quite right. Like the eyes on Goku are really large in a non-Goku way, and pretty much everything is wrong about Vegeta -- like, why is his drapey shirt so stretched and molded to him? Is he hulking out?
Not really. The figure exaggerates how tight it should be a bit, but he doesn't wear a baggy shirt in the manga like he does in the anime during the Buu Arc. It's actually like a one piece jumpsuit that has a little slack at the shoulders and neck.

The shading on this line makes it look a lot worse than its usually depicted.
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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by Bacon Skittles » Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:33 pm

Looks dumb.

Dragon Ball figures rarely ever look awesome.

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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by SSGSS Goku » Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:41 pm

I honestly think the SSJ Goku and SSJ2 Gohan look awesome, but there's something about base form Goku and SSJ Vegeta that looks off to me, but I can't put my finger on it

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Post by DarkPrince_92 » Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:57 pm

Not even a figure guy, but these look awesome. Wish they had anime colors tho.
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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by Metalwario64 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:59 am

It reminds me of NECA's NES repaint figures.
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Re: New Cel-Shaded Dragon Ball Z Figures Looks Awesome

Post by Gonstead » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:52 am

TheDevilsCorpse wrote:
irreality wrote:Yeah, there are lots ot things that are… not quite right. Like the eyes on Goku are really large in a non-Goku way, and pretty much everything is wrong about Vegeta -- like, why is his drapey shirt so stretched and molded to him? Is he hulking out?
Not really. The figure exaggerates how tight it should be a bit, but he doesn't wear a baggy shirt in the manga like he does in the anime during the Buu Arc. It's actually like a one piece jumpsuit that has a little slack at the shoulders and neck.

The shading on this line makes it look a lot worse than its usually depicted.
Possibly a little TOO tight and defined. No wonder Bulma fell for him.

To speak of the actual figures being discussed though, the shading reminds me of the Raging Blast / Ultimate Tenkaichi art style. I personally think they look pretty good as a nice change of pace.
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