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#101 Capt. Bluebeard

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 07:07 PM

View PostMantaMan, on 26 August 2011 - 06:40 PM, said:

I think snakemen fits more in Pharaoh's Quest,than Ninjago.

I'd have to disagree there; snakes feature just as prominently in Japanese mythology as they do in Egyptian mythology.
The most notable example is the Yamata no Orochi, the eight headed serpent who fought against (and was ultimately slain by) the warrior Susano-o.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 08:10 PM

View PostCapt. Bluebeard, on 26 August 2011 - 07:07 PM, said:

I'd have to disagree there; snakes feature just as prominently in Japanese mythology as they do in Egyptian mythology.
The most notable example is the Yamata no Orochi, the eight headed serpent who fought against (and was ultimately slain by) the warrior Susano-o.

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I never heard about skeleton army in Japanese mythology.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 08:34 PM

View PostMantaMan, on 26 August 2011 - 08:10 PM, said:

I never heard about skeleton army in Japanese mythology.

I think you've misunderstood me; I wasn't saying that Ninjago pinched all of it's ideas from Japanese mythology (however, now that you mention it, there just so happens to be a creature from Japanese folklore called a Gashadokuro, which is, in fact, a giant skeleton). No, I was merely saying that the idea of "snakemen" in a Japanese setting is not completely misplaced.

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 02:42 PM

If the green ninja is on the box, I'd think it would be Kai, considering he was on the 2011 boxes and is widely accepted as the main character. Why? I don't know, green is the opposite of red. Unless Nya replaces him though, but I don't think she will. I'm not even convinced she will appear (in the first wave at least).

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 04:44 PM

Just wanted to point out that IMDB has a bit of info on the upcoming Ninjago TV series, including some of the voice actors and an episode list. See here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1871731/

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 05:57 PM

Hypnorabi..General? Who the bricks is Hypnorabi?! It's an odd name. Really, really odd name.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 07:09 PM

View PostJouster, on 29 August 2011 - 05:57 PM, said:

Hypnorabi..General? Who the bricks is Hypnorabi?! It's an odd name. Really, really odd name.
I'm pretty sure HypnOBRAi is a COBRA (the letter are bolded to show similarities). A Hypnotic cobra minifig sounds kind of epic.
And "Scales" is a lame name, but let's hope it's a cool minifig.

I'm just guessing on the name meanings, but given LEGO's track record of punny names, I'd say it's a fair assumption.

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 07:27 PM

There is a lot of episodes in the season 2.If you look on the names,it seems that there will be snake king,green ninja(we already know that)and some kind of blacksmith(or is that just name?).But why the last episode called ninjago bizarro?Superman?

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 08:24 PM

Hm, hm... If there are five snake staffs (and presumably five different snakemen) it would be logical to introduce a fifth (green) ninja - ya know, to keep the balance between good and evil. Not so sure if it's really an upgrade or a completely new character.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:29 PM

'Scales' will have to be comic relief or fool in the series. :laugh:
I read 16 episodes, odd it's usually either 13 or more than 22 to fill half or full season on TV ? :wink:
Now we can look forward to the series hitting our screen as long as you have Cartoon Network (which I do :grin: )! :classic:
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 11:02 PM

View Postlightningtiger, on 29 August 2011 - 10:29 PM, said:

'Scales' will have to be comic relief or fool in the series. :laugh:
I read 16 episodes, odd it's usually either 13 or more than 22 to fill half or full season on TV ? :wink:
Now we can look forward to the series hitting our screen as long as you have Cartoon Network (which I do :grin: )! :classic:
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Sometimes a TV series is only officially picked up for part of a season before being approved for a full season. Of course, I'm pretty sure the rest of the season has to be approved before the first part of the season has aired. As an example, Avatar: The Last Airbender was only picked up for 13 episodes initially-- shortly after production on those 13 episodes was completed, the creators were given the green light for another seven episodes to round out the first season. At least, if I'm remembering things correctly.

Additionally, it should be noted that as with A:TLA, the LEGO.com press release about the series only mentioned 13 episodes. The fact that there are 16 listed (not including those which had already aired when the announcement was made) suggests that the series has been approved for a full season, and for whatever reason IMDB simply doesn't have information on any episodes later than the 16th.

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 04:09 AM

Samukai is also taking part. He got reassembled or imdb is just placing names from season one in addition.

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 12:37 PM

View Posthorizon, on 30 August 2011 - 04:09 AM, said:

Samukai is also taking part. He got reassembled or imdb is just placing names from season one in addition.
Yeah, they have season one characters listed as well, so I doubt Samukai's coming back. Then again, you never know; I didn't expect Wyplash to show up at all, and yet he recently made his first appearance in a mini-movie on the LEGO website (by the same crew responsible for the TV episodes).

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 05:01 PM

View Post---Vertea---, on 29 August 2011 - 07:09 PM, said:

I'm pretty sure HypnOBRAi is a COBRA (the letter are bolded to show similarities). A Hypnotic cobra minifig sounds kind of epic.

Ah, good thinking.  :wink:
It could be an awesome minifig, I just hope they don't give him cartoon-y hypno-spirals for eyes.
Maybe his one of the snake staffs will be a hypnotic one?

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Posted 31 August 2011 - 04:42 PM

View PostK-nut, on 12 August 2011 - 05:15 PM, said:

Lloyd? Flying Boat?
Fail.
Seriously? This is getting Ridiculous. Though the story is weird, I am looking forward to lizard head molds. But the main down point is Lloyd. TLG couldn't think up a more menacing name could they?  :hmpf:

As vexorian said, you're worried that a theme about ninjas fighting undead samurai biker skeletons with SPINNING!!! is getting ridiculous? It's so over the top now that I think Rule Of Cool applies!

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Posted 31 August 2011 - 10:34 PM

I'm pretty well decided that any further complaints of Ninajgo being 'ridiculous' are kind of redundant. The whole theme is built on ridiculous and I think we can learn to love it for that.
The only thing still bothering me is the name Lloyd....
Aside from that, bring on the mechanical terrors!

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 01:02 PM

More set names found:

Lasha
Fang-Suei
Samurai
Ninja Flight Sailors
Snappa
Snake Quad
Starter Set
Training Set
Kendo Zane
Fire Ninja Kai

Found on:  http://www.spielwaren-lippe.de/  (I had to look through 51 pages, it was a pain in the big behind)

Edited by Jouster, 01 September 2011 - 01:03 PM.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 01:25 PM

View PostJouster, on 01 September 2011 - 01:02 PM, said:

Found on:  http://www.spielwaren-lippe.de/  (I had to look through 51 pages, it was a pain in the big behind)
If you had searched for Ninjago on the site, you would have ended with only 35 results ;)

In original German:

LEGO NINJAGO Jays Donner-Jet
Gewicht: 0.425 kg
18,58 €

LEGO NINJAGO Schrein der Venomari
Gewicht: 0.113 kg
7,32 €

LEGO NINJAGO Lasha
Gewicht: 0.104 kg
9,20 €

LEGO NINJAGO Fang-Suei
Gewicht: 0.102 kg
9,20 €

LEGO NINJAGO Kais Feuer-Bike
Gewicht: 0.28 kg
13,85 €

LEGO NINJAGO Samurai
Gewicht: 0.102 kg
9,20 €

LEGO NINJAGO Ninja-Flugsegler
Gewicht: 0.001315 kg
74,34 €

LEGO NINJAGO Coles Tarn-Buggy
Gewicht: 0.62 kg
32,52 €

LEGO NINJAGO Snappa
Gewicht: 0.103 kg
9,20 €

LEGO NINJAGO Starter Set
Gewicht: 0.202 kg
18,58 €

LEGO NINJAGO Schlangen-Quad
Gewicht: 0.892 kg
46,46 €

LEGO NINJAGO Rattlecopter
Gewicht: 0.426 kg
27,87 €

LEGO NINJAGO Training Set
Gewicht: 0.331 kg
18,58 €

LEGO NINJAGO Kendo Zane
Gewicht: 0.104 kg
9,20 €

LEGO NINJAGO Fire Ninja Kai
Gewicht: 0.102 kg
9,20 €
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 07:29 PM

Going py prize these are the new spinners:

Lasha
Fang-Suei
Samurai
Snappa
Kendo Zane
Fire Ninja Kai

Training Set & Starter set seem spinner related to.

For sets & sizes/pieces:

Kai's bike will be like Chopov's skullmotor in size
Cole's buggy akin to the TurboShredder - Earthdragon I guess. Same goes to rattlecopter.
Jay's set like Ice Dragon/blacksmith
Snake Quad is a 'new' prize range.
The Ninja flying boat (flugsegler) will be tad bigger then Garmaddons-Fort / Lightning Dragon.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 07:39 PM

The flying boat sounds promising. The question I have is will it be a magic flying ship or large float plane like a PBY flying boat?

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#121 horizon

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 08:05 PM

These are cool concepts:

http://www.elfwood.c...son/flyship.jpg

http://www.thedarkpo...258_stream1.jpg

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 08:20 PM

View Posthorizon, on 01 September 2011 - 08:05 PM, said:


Ninjago concept art? Or something else?
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#123 horizon

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 08:25 PM

Sorry, I was not clear enough, these are just other flying boats. I like the look of them and hope the Ninjago boat will be in that style.

#124 Lucario

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:22 PM

Fire ninja Kai? What may that be? If Kai is the Green ninja now,this will probably be it.If not,we didn't get a Kai DX spinner yet,did we? ( I don't know about the news spinners )
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 05:58 AM

View PostLucario, on 01 September 2011 - 09:22 PM, said:

Fire ninja Kai? What may that be? If Kai is the Green ninja now,this will probably be it.If not,we didn't get a Kai DX spinner yet,did we? ( I don't know about the news spinners )

We did get a Kai DX Spinner but he comes only in these two playsets: 2518 Nuckal's ATV (whitout Spinjitzu cards) and 2254 Mountain Shrine (with spinjitzu cards).



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