Blog #252: Toy Review: Japanese Transformers Prime Arms Micron Arc S

Japanese Transformers Prime Arms Micron Arc S

Arc S was previously released in different colors with Arcee.

Kit:  The kits are fairly easy to assemble, and so far the stickers seem to be staying on well.  The plastic is higher quality than the Kabaya kits.  They have no paint apps and are perfect for customizers to paint up for a more elaborate look.  Each Arms Micron includes something like a spark crystal, but I’m not sure if that is the intent of it.  A sticker goes on before the outer translucent plastic to form it.  They look nice, but I had some problems getting the crystal to stay in on some of them.  Might need a little glue.

Weapon Mode:  Arc S is mediocre at best.  I don’t really like the sword mode.  It’s really not useful for a toy in vehicle mode (though in fairness, none of the swords are).  Even for the robots, it needs to connect to a port on the outside of the arm to be useful.  Too bad it doesn’t have a connector so it can be used as a traditional sword.

Robot Mode:  Robot mode arms are stuck out to the side.  It could also use some more stickers.

Thanks for reading!

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About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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