Find out more about "Hero" Optimus Prime and his adventures in the multiverse. The Transformers Club have announced the "More Than Meets the Eye" profile and the new upcoming Beast Wars story, available exclusively through the Transformers Collectors' Club Magazine! Read about the TCC Magazine MTMTE Profile Sneak Peak! - Hero Optimus Prime below.
Just in are new looks at the latest hobby magazine previews from Japan. Get a look at a few pages showing us the upcoming releases from the Fall of Cybertron Generations Combaticons TG-03 to TG-07. Generation 1 Encore #20A Devastator Animation Colors Gift Set. New BeCool action figures, the Japanese Bot Shots. Prime AM-30 Rumble, AM-31 Frenzy, AM-32 Wildrider,
AMW-13 Arms Micron Five-Pack - Advanced Star Saber and AMW-14 Arms Micron Five-Pack - Gravity Planet Bowgun. Check out the images below for more details.
This limited edition collected volume will contain Issues 1-6 of the TCC Newsletter from 2005. The six bound newsletters will also feature a great new cover by artist Robby Musso. The perfect way to catch up on the fiction from the TCC and to have all the info from 2005 at your fingertips. 100 pages, Full Color. Look for this collection to ship in January 2013. Check out the cover and more details below.
The latest Japanese Hobby magazine scans from Dengeki Hobby and Figure King are out thanks to Cybergundam Blog and Toy-World. The issues reinforce much of the news we have been seeing this fall out of Japan with images promoting the Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave and MP-14 Red Alert, Generations TG-01 Optimus Prime and TG-02 Autobot Jazz, Prime Arms Micron AM-27 Ultra Magnus, AM-28 Leo Prime, AM-29 Shockwave, Dark Guard Opimus Prime Exclusive and Papercraft Trailer Arms Master Optimus Prime. The Super GT - GT-01 Optimus Prime and GT-02 Star Saber are shown as well as other figures from BeCool, Kabaya and more.
Thanks to cybergundam blog who have posted many new scans from the Figure King Issues No. 176 giving us some first looks at the Takara Tomy Transformers Prime action figures Orion Pax that is a repaint of 1st Edition Optimus Prime that comes with gold Arms Microns and Thundercracker that is a repaint of 1st Edition Starscream that includes silver Arms Micron. Also show are the Japan versions of Dreadwing with sword, WheelJack with Arms Microns, and the Shining RA campaign Optimus Maximus figures. Check out the image of the magazine pages showing both figures for more information.
Just in are many new Transformers scans from Figure King magazine showing off lots of new looks at upcoming Takara Tomy products that will be coming to Japan this fall. Get a preview of the Arms Micron Figures AM-21 Arms Master Optimus Prime and AM-20 Ironhide as well as other releases. Also shown is the Gaia Unicron figure and the Revoltech #040 - Optimus Prime DX. New looks at the Master Piece MP-12 Lambor, MP-13 Soundwave, and MP-14 Red Alert. More views of the United EX Jet Master Prime, EX Combat Master Prime, and the EX Roller Master vs Chopper Master. Check out all the magazine scans after the jump to see more.
Just in in an update from the Transformers Collectors Club site that has updated with the a preview of the cover for the next club magazine, Issue #45, will be going out in the mail any day now. Check out the recap from BotCon 2012, MTMTE profiles, details on membership and the free Depthcharge figure. Read to full update after the jump.
Thanks again to good fans at Toy-World who have posted scans from the Figure Oh! May 2012 issue of the Japanese collectibles and hobby magazine. The May feature includes spotlights on the Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-08 Soundwave and AM-09 Terrorcon Cliffjumper. Transformers Prime EZ Collection EZ-08 Bulkhead and EZ-09 Arcee figures. Interview article on the ARMs Micron figures. Also shown is the MP-11S Sunstorm and Revoltech #38 DOTM Bumblebee. Some new looks at the Kabaya Gaia Guardian Series and Series 5 candy toys and more.
Thanks again to the Cybergundam blog who have posted scans from the September 2011 issue No 10 Dengeki Hobby magazine from Japan. The collectibles magazine features an extended look at the MP-10 Masterpiece Convoy figure. There's also news of the Tomica Optimus Prime and Bumblebee die-cast model vehicles. Chronicle figures Megatron and Optimus prime are also presented in their G1 and DOTM forms. Finally, we get some looks at the Starscream scale model kits that will be released by Tomytec in Japan.
I got mine on the 8th, in the same mailbox as an ebay purchase I made, a G2 Sparkabot Sizzle! Both the magazine and the Sizzle are doing nicely. Check out the full run-down on the this month's issue of the Transformers Collectors Club Magazine #40 after the jump.
Figure King #162 is out on newsstands in Japan, and Toy World continues their public service by posting scans of the magazine. As Transformers Darkside Moon
(Transformers Dark of the Moon
in the states) is close to hitting Japanese theaters July 29th, it makes sense that this magazine is dominated by the film. Some pages include interviews (all in-language), Evolution of a Hero, showing the evolution of the Optimus Prime toy design from film-to-film, as well as another look at MP-10 Convoy Ver. 2.0 Take a look at the scans in the gallery.
Million Publishing has announced the second volume of their Transformers Generations 2011 magazine. The magazine, out later this month on the 28th will cost 2625 Yen. The publishing has not announced whether or not an exclusive figure will be offered along with this edition of the magazine. The first volume offered an exclusive Transformers United Ricochet and Nightstick, a repaint of Transformers Generations Jazz. This volume will focus on Transformers Darkside Moon
, a spotlight on the Generation 1 Headmasters, and a characters profile section with information on robots from the Transformers Universe.
Thanks to Toy-World HK who have posted scans from the July issue of Figure King No. 161. The collectibles hobby magazine from Japan features a larger than normal spread with pages for the BAPE G1 Optimus Prime exclusive, Revoltech 30 Optimus Prime, Dark Side of the Moon Cyberverse toys, MP-10 Convoy images and details, DOTM Japan releases including JetWing Optimus Prime, Leader, Deluxe and EZ Collection class figures, as well as some looks at the card games and more.
BotCon 2010 was the summer Transformers event and now you can check out all the action in the pages of the current issue of the Transformers Collectors' Club magazine. In addition to the coverage, Derrick Wyatt offered his talents and provided the art for Elite Guard Metalhawk and Casey Coller has continued his contributions with art depicting a certain Decepticon warlord!
Thanks to Cybergundom BLOG we have posted new scans
from the most recent issue August 2010 edition of Hyper Hobby. The of Japanese hobby modeling and collectibles magazine features the latest Transformers action figures that will be released by TakaraTomy in japan. This month's showcase offers us looks at the Transformers 2010 Commemorative series, new Transformers Animated action figures, Hunt for the Decepticons movie figures and the latest from the Disney Label figures series.
The Transformers Collectors Club has announced that issue #32 of their club magazine will spotlight the brand-new line Power Core Combiners. The issue "features an exclusive look at the upcoming Power Core Combiners line, including a Q&A with our friends on the Transformers Team at Hasbro who are responsible for this great new line," the club tells us on their website. Club members should be on the lookout for the new issue as it is due to arrive any day now.
Thanks to the Cybergundam Blog, we have some scans of the May issue of Hobby Japan. In this issue, the magazine shows off Unite for the Universe UA-01 Optimus Prime, Masterpiece MP-03G Ghost Starscream, Disney Label Buzz Lightyear, Alternity A-04 Okamora Orochi Starscream and Skywarp, Device Label Blaster and Cheetor, and some upcoming Transformers Animated figures, which are hitting stores very soon.
The guys at ModXtoy has have posted scans from the latest issues of Dengeki Hobby the Japanese toy collectors magazine. Much like here in the USA, Japan is experiencing a glut off Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen product. The new scans are no exception with previews of the same EZ-Collection figs we've seen from wave 1 and 2. The new NEST Figures are shown to with Recon Ironhide, Bludgeon and other deluxe action figures we've seen already.