TRANSFORMERS fans of all ages are in for a treat with the news that the iconic Optimus Prime Truck is visiting Ireland for the first time next week. The Eighties icon, and star of the recent Michael Bay blockbuster movies, will be at the Dublin Toy Fair at the RDS, from Wednesday, November 27, to December 1. Toy manufacturer Hasbro has recreated Optimus Prime by transforming a genuine Peterbilt big rig truck into a full-sized, chromed replica of the Autobots leader.
Michael Bay will discuss his origins, inspirations, and herculean efforts required to complete some of the largest, most technical complex films ever made. He will also discuss his reverence for architecture and his collaboration with Chad Oppenheim in building the house of his dreams in Bel Air, CA, set to be completed early next year. The event is to take place at Harvard Universitys Graduate School Of Design. 9AM to 12pm, 48 Quincy St, Room 109 of Gund Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Takara Tomy have completed their Fan's Choice Masterpiece campaign and have annoucned the Winner as Star Saber who took the top spot with 31.2% of the votes. That was followed by the Armada Optimus Prime figure with 24.3% of the votes who beat out Super Ginrai (Powermaster) Optimus Prime with 18.6% of the votes. It was no contest below the top 3 with Dia Atlas getting a mere 8% of the votes in the 4th spot. Star Saber is a rare and highly regarded figure that will be great with the Masterpiece treatment. See the complete list below with votes break down below.
Savcon, The 80s nostalgia and anime convention, will be having a one day Dealer Room with thousands of action figures (including an almost complete G1 Transformers collection for sale) and all other loose ,boxed & carded 80s nostalgia toy lines by Savannah area Bottrader and the Savcon staff. Read more about the January 11, 2014 now.
Takara Tomy have updated their official Transformers page with more news on the announcement of the winner of the Transformers Masterpiece Fans Choice Poll in a live broadcast on the November 19, 2013. Takara Tomy will host a live broadcast on Tuesday November 19 at 20:00 - 21:00 (local Japanese time) on their YouTube Channel
, nothing is there right now. The even will include special guest with a DJ and other appearances as well as updates made on their Twitter page @tf_PR. Stay tuned for news soon.
Transformers are coming to Bent-Con! Tom Kenny (ROTF-Skidz and Wheelie, TFA-Starscream) and David Sobolov (TFP-Shockwave, BW-Depthcharge) will be attending Bent-Con 2013. Tom will be joining Martin and Olivia Olsen on Sunday for a panel on Adventure Time as part of Bent-Con's Rainbow Connection and Youth Day. David will be participating in the Voice Actor's Panel on Friday night, and will be signing autographs and meeting with fans all weekend.
TakaraTomy have updated their official Transformers page with news that they will be announcing the winner of the Transformers Masterpiece Fans Choice Poll in a live broadcast on the November 19, 2013. Stay tuned for more details on this big news soon as it is made available.
Savcon, now revamped for 2014, is catered to everyone. With us still being relatively new in Savannah, Georgia we want to make sure that all fans in and around our surrounding area as well as all over the country benefit from what we have to offer. Preregister for Savcon 2014 now open! The custom class and the Dinner with our special guests Dan Gilvezan and Richard Epcar is EXTREMELY limited. If this is a feature you want to add to your experience please register as soon as possible. Once these are sold out we will not be reopening registration for them. Read on for the full details.
Premier global branded play company, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and world renowned rock band, LINKIN PARK, released a special edition action figure of the TRANSFORMERS character SOUNDWAVE today at the SURU store in Los Angeles, C.A. The LINKIN PARK SOUNDWAVE TRANSFORMERS action figure also marks the first celebrity designed TRANSFORMERS figure in the brands 30-year history.
Takara Tomy have annoaunced a special Transformers Go! Sensuimaru Cybertron Satellite event where they will be giving away limited edition sticker sheets, while supplies last, as well scheduling events to meet the Transformers Go! developer Yuki Hisashi this Saturday September 21, 2013. Check out the google translated details below for the full preview of the events and locations.
Thanks to ACToys who have posted some new images from the Transformers China Expo 2013 display at the China Millennium Monument Museum of Digital Arts in Beijing China. Get a look at the massive exhibit that shows off 100s of Transformers toys, artworks, videos and even a big diaorama from the Transformers Movies with Jazz and wrecked cars. Note, this event was orginally scheduled for August 15th, but it appears to have been delayed? See the images below for the full looks now.
This is all being done in a good and fun spirit. Team Bay is doing an outstanding job moving the Transformers property forward. Thank you!. This petition is simply created to show the world how much Transformers fans SUPPORT those who make the Transformers possible in the 21st century. Many Transformers fans can identify with the charming and seasoned voice of Optimus Prime and would welcome seeing the man behind the voice honored on the silver screen. Sign Now
Like past movies, everyone assumes the 2014 Transformers BotCon will return to Pasadena, CA to support the Transformers Age of Extinction Movie that will be out in July 2014. Thanks to a number of community members at Seibertron and TFW who have done some sleuthing. We are hearing word there could be a June event booked at both the Sheraton and Pasadena Convention center that may be BotCon 2014. Nothing has not been said by Fun Publications at this time so take this as a rumor until the official announcement is made.
Micheal Bay has appearently gone back on his words as a newly leaked Call Sheet has revealed the Dinobots will indeed be in the Transformers 4 movie. Thanks to a post on Reddit, we have a confirmation of the Dinobots and a number of Transformers characters that will be appearing in the movie. There is a lot more than meets the eye here and you are being warned of SPOILERS AHEAD, so stop now or forever be informed if you proceed. UPDATE: Paramount has requested reported details be removed.
Thanks to TFLAMB who have posted the details from Paramount Pictures who will be filming aerial scenes for the upcoming motion picture Transformers 4 in Chicago, Illinois. The letter says Michael Bay's production team will returning to Chicago to capture the same unique Chicago look and architecture that was shown in the 2010 "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" film. They have listed the dates and places aerial filming will occur. Check out the official letter below for the full details on where and when.
Omega Con is shaping for a wonderful Transformers event on August 25th, 9am-5pm, in Trevose, Pennsylvania. The show will feature a customizing class with Frenzy Rumble, special giveaways, a dealer room, and Transformers comic and voice actors Andrew Griffith, Phil Lamarr, Neil Kaplan, Dave Perillo and Scott Derby, and more announcements to come. Check out the details and more now at omega-con.com
This year, we get two BIG conventions within one month of each other with BotCon 2013 in June and San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) in July. BotCon has passed and we've got a lot of news and updates from there, but now we can see from the SDCC schedules that Hasbro have two panels scheduled for Thursday July 18 that will cover the Transformers 30th Anniversary and the Transformers Beast Hunters cartoon. The later is something we didn't get at BotCon, so it will be good to catch up on what's happening with the cartoon. Check out the details below for both events now.
A battle is being waged on the Play-Doh page! Vote for Hasbro to represent the state of Rhode Island and to see a Play-Doh sculpt of Optimus Prime. The Play-Doh States of America needs you, vote at for the Play-Doh Sculpt of Optimus Prime Now