Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Transformers Jetfire (Leader-class)

When I was young, one of my favourite Transformers is Autobot Jetfire. Not because of the cartoon or comics, but because the G1 toy was a Macross VF-1S Valkyrie fighter/mecha. Yes, I was a fan of Macross even before Transformers. ;)

Of course, Hasbro was never able to reissue Jetfire based on that design due to licence issue. But this Generations Leader-class Jetfire comes pretty darn close, down to the rocket boosters!
Jetfire Leader class


The whole packaging and boxart is impressive! Makes you wanna pick it up from the toy aisle.
Jetfire Leader class

Jetfire Leader class

Jetfire Leader class

The bot mode is definitely different from a Valkyrie's battroid mode. Looks more like Classics/Henkei Voyager-class Jetfire.
Jetfire Leader class

1985 G1 and 2014 Generations Jetfires!
Jetfires

There is also a third-party Jetfire/Skyfire released at the same time - Kronos by the company Daca Toys. I will be getting it too and will take more photos with this official Jetfire!
 

3 comments:

deSMOnd said...

My friend got this piece as he said it looks like macross..

Kelvin Lok said...

Same reason why I got it! :D

Grillo said...

Gerwalk mode?

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