Shared on Facebook by Bruce Dong, we have a first look in hand video for MPM-5 Movie Masterpiece Barricade. The video itself is not the highest quality or honestly the most clear demo of the toy, but the presenters do run through things like the moving parts, installing the spinning blade accessory weapon, and naturally, spend several minutes on the transformation. The video is in Chinese, as is so often the case with these early looks, but you can pick up the basics. We've also taken a few screencaps so you can check out some of the details more thoroughly. Keep reading to find it all in the full article!
Weibo user 小白哥乌拉诺斯
has posted scans of MPM-5 Movie Masterpiece Barricade's instructions! The transformation is, as would be expected, complex, taking 40 steps to accomplish. And that doesn't even count the extra steps needed to prepare his arm for his Daisy Wheel of Murder weapon! Keep reading to see for yourself.
Via one of the usual Weibo suspects, we have a first look at the front and back panels of what will in the near future be the packaging for Masterpiece Barricade, joining the Movie Masterpiece lineup as MPM-5. These images are likely taken from original print files, and as such represent the current stage of production this toy might be at. The images themselves only contain stock images the likes of which we've seen already, and no new information seems to be contained within. Check them out below!
has posted an official announcement for MPM-5 Barricade, a joint production with TakaraTomy! The brief announcement covers the details of the figure, including its 40-step conversion and the fact that it was designed using Industrial Light & Magic's original CAD files for the character! Keep reading for all the details and a better look at the photo.
Weibo user alucardlee
has posted a pair of color charts for MPM-5 Movie Masterpiece Barricade! This is a really interesting image that gives a clear sense of just how complex paint applications really are, especially on Movie Masterpiece toys. Keep reading to check it out!