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Jun 22 2012
By: Grim_Dude Monster Hunter 42 posts
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Lockwood Concept Borrowed?

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Im not accusing anyone of stealing but Im really concern with what I discovered, I found a concept simular to lockwood's iron fusion samurai that has been out since 2010. Sure they're changes to the head and such but there could of been at least better changes.

http://zeo-x.deviantart.com/art/Mechanical-Samurai-Tokugawa-181293789 - Artist Concept

http://pshomegazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Lockwood_SamuraiBotRed_290212_256x368.jpg - Lockwood Product

I've talked to the artist and hes said he wasnt involved at all with lockwood's outfit nor was he informed.

I really hope lockwood can explain this and work something out with the artist.

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Fender Bender
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Re: Lockwood Concept Theift?

Jun 22, 2012

It's also similar to some transformers images from many years ago.

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Jun 22, 2012

I know and thats why I wrote those cuz lockwood is taking credit for his concept.

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Re: Lockwood Concept Theift?

Jun 22, 2012

Grim_Dude wrote:

Ever wonder where Lockwood got their idea for the Iron fusion Samurai, No? Well neither did I, untill I saw this.

http://zeo-x.deviantart.com/art/Mechanical-Samurai-Tokugawa-181293789

I've watch this guy's work, this was drawn long before lockwood even released their samurai outfit. So that gets you wondering, what ideas are truely theirs? Is it possible someone in lockwood came across this and tried to "Barrow" this person's project? Seriously compare that to their samurai their practically the same! Someone is at fault here and I doubt its this guy. Thats his concept and he has copyright to that concept.

http://pshomegazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Lockwood_SamuraiBotRed_290212_256x368.jpg

I quite impress with the art by-the-way

Mechanical Samurai- Tokugawa by ~zeo-x on deviantART.png

Mechanical Samurai- Tokugawa by ~zeo-x on deviantART 2.png

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Jun 22, 2012

That doesnt really go on to establish plagerism. I mean there have always been samurai transformer images freely available in the public domain.

http://www.ohmz.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/016b98036e859b0f187e4b3dfa2f96c8-d3gwe5h.jpg

http://www.transformers-universe.com/content/images/Imagemaps/AnimatedProwlSamurai_Map.jpg

http://julianaheng.com/wp-content/images/tf_animated_deluxe_wave7.jpg

By the same token the company that manufactures Transformers could say the same thing about this art work

http://th01.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/f/2011/246/e/9/mechanical_samurai__tokugawa_by_zeo_x-d2zxr6l.jpg

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Jun 22, 2012

Mech's have been around in Anime and cartoons way before that artist made that, they are similar at best but it's not a copy. Gundam and Evangelion are very similar also which is probably what the artist who made the Mech Samurai's from lockwood used as inspiration, or was it because we requested mechs that looked like them.

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Jun 22, 2012

That is not inspireation, Zeo-x's concept has been out since 2010.

Lockwood didnt showcase theirs till 2011.

I understand mechs have simularities but seriously his and lockwoods are practically identical besides the head and Iron Fusion emblem.

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Re: Lockwood Concept Theift?

Jun 22, 2012

Grim_Dude wrote:

That is not inspireation, Zeo-x's concept has been out since 2010.

Lockwood didnt showcase theirs till 2011.

I understand mechs have simularities but seriously his and lockwoods are practically identical besides the head and Iron Fusion emblem.

What part of anime do you not understand ?

Do you not realize that there are 100 other people who have created similar samurai transformers waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay before 2010 ?

With that being said, they could just as easy lay claim to Zeo-x having stolen their ideas as well.

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Jun 22, 2012

A side by side picture might clear this up some.

Most bots like this will look very similar.

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Jun 22, 2012

Look Im simply saying its dead simular, and just because its a robot dont mean its a transformer. and if zeo can be sue'd so can lockwood.

So please kindly stop bringing all anime in general for this 1 simple concept. You making it sound like a truck can be sue'd for being a car

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