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Wonderfest 2017 Winter - LG-EX Legends Headmaster Comic Released & They're Giving That Clear Prime Away Again
RAC - Thursday, February 16, 2017


Wonder Festival 2017 Winter is this weekend in Japan, and to celebrate TakaraTomy is giving away yet another run of that clear plastic (old) Legends scale Optimus Prime, which by now has to be the least rare and least exclusive rare exclusive in history. They've also released the tie-in comic for the LG-EX Headmasters set which will debut at Wonderfest and go on to be sold at Cybertron Satellite stores in Japan. The comic introduces a new concept: Double Headmasters. Keep reading for more info!
In the context of the comic, a Double Headmaster is when a Transtector for one of the LG-EX Headmasters transformers into robot mode and one of the two Headmaster/Titan Master figures stays in the vehicle mode cockpit to... some kind of benefit? Maybe a translation of the comic would be useful here. But at least the comic points out something important: between the Babyseat Cannon and the actual driver/pilot compartment, you will always have place for both heads in both modes.

On the contest front, if you're in Japan there's a hashtag you can Tweet in the image to take a shot at winning one of those clear Primes if you don't have one already. There's also a shot at winning Movie The Best MB-11 Optimus Prime!

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A little while back, TakaraTomy polled for what Legends Series toys respondents in Japan would be interested in having another shot at. From those results, several preorders went up on TakaraTomy Mall, with the condition that they could be canceled if enough orders weren't received. It seems that has in fact been the case, with Autobase Aichi now reporting a number of those reissues will no longer be happening. Keep reading to find out which ones didn't make the cut!


Following the announcement from Takara Tomy, we have word from BBTS that the Transformers Legends LG-EX Metroplex Exclusive release is now up for preorder. The figure listed to begin shipping in March 2018 is likely to sell out fast, much like it did the first time, so don't delay. Check out the images, details and order information after the jump.
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TakaraTomy Mall has just activated an interesting preorder. From today through August 30th, customers in Japan can place a preorder for a rerelease of Titan Class Metroplex. Metroplex is priced at 27,000 Yen (the standard 25,000 Yen price plus 8% tax), and is scheduled for delivery in January. Metroplex has become fairly expensive on the aftermarket in any variety, so a reissue of even the Japanese version should hopefully increase accessibility for everyone. New (or revised) packaging is likely, but no other immediate differences present themselves with this edition. Click through for a link to the TakaraTomy Mall page.
It's Decision Time for toy collectors once again as courtesy of TFND on Facebook, we have images showing TakaraTomy's takes on the Autobot Clones, Blitzwing, and most significantly, Overlord! The latter is unsurprisingly the most changed, with a pair of new faces attached to his two Headmasters, Mega and Giga! He also seems to have a pair of "dummy" Godmasters that store in his chest showing recreations of the originals' engines. Keep reading to see!











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