YouTube user Wes McCraw has posted a video of Transformers voice actor Peter Cullen in recent recording session for Hasbro's Toys. The recording session was taped at Creekside Audio with Rick Sellers, Wes McCraw, and Peter Cullen. Watch Rick and Wes who direct a recording session with the legendary voice actor to see what its like working behind the scenes with the voice of Optimus Prime.
Next time you happen to be in Northern California, you wanna make a point of driving up Highway 41 South of Fresno, California where a GIANT Transformers Bumblebee rises above the horizon. The creation of artist and fan Tom Rhoads, who built the statue to share his love of these robots with his son. See the local news spot and more details below.
Thanks to Youtube member kbigstone who has posted a very old film from 1983 that shows the toys on display at Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. The special thing about this video is it gives us a look at the pre-Tomy Takara booth where the Diaclone and Microchange action figures were being shown. Supposedly, this is where Hasbro first saw the unique transforming action toys that would eventually be rebranded and marketed in the USA as the Transformers. The Takara toys can be seen at 1:28 in the video below.
No Retro Robot Radio third party show this weekend because of the holiday. Instead, I took a classic Transformers audio story from 1985 that I put it together with scans of the book. I give you seasons greetings with Laserbeak's Fury!
Wheeljack brings a new creation to life in his lab! Happy Halloween! Special thanks to BlastardInc for animating.
Just out is a new Transformers Gangnam Style Video that features Soundwave celebrating 2 Million views on the first Transformers video. Many thanks to ngsmoov who lets us know: "A lil thank you video for hitting 2 million views. Soundwave now realizes he should've joined in on the fun rather than be a hater. Don't be hatin'!" Watch the video now of the Transformers Gangnam Style Video featuring Soundwave and the Tapebots Rumble and Frenzy now!!!
Following on the initial release of the Quest For Energon Stop Motion Video Series. We have the latest installment with part showing Megatron who displays his scheme for a tasty grilled cheese that, as usual, goes off the rails. Watch the Transformers KRE-O Quest for Energon Video Parts 2 and 1 below.
The music style that's sweeping the airwaves invades Cybetron with the Transformers going Gangnam Style! This video got so many likes on our Facebook page we just had to bring it on home for everyone to get down with. Watch this killer CGI animated video with Optimus Prime and an all-star cast cutting it loose right here.
Watch the TV Commercial for Transformers Bot Shots - Battle For The Matrix. BOT SHOTS are Born To Bash. Small Bots. Big Attitude. Battle Bot Shots online at www.bot-shots.com
. Watch the new commercial for Transformers Bot Shots - Battle For The Matrix after the jump.
Thanks to YouTube member doubble80 who has a review for Transformers Kreon Micro Changers that are sold in blind packs. Here, doubble80 has obtained a whole case at Tory R Us and is able to do a review of the full set of the new classic characters Kreon figures from G1 and other lines. Watch the video after the jump for lots of insights on the cool little guys.
The offical Takara Tomy YouTube channel have posted a new video promotion for their Master Piece MP-12 Lambor action figure that will be released in Asia this fall. The video gives an overview of the new figure we know as Sideswipe from the G1 series, with some looks at MP-13 Soundwave and MP-14 Red Alert. There is also some commentary, in-language, by the Takara Tomy designer Shogo Hasui. Watch the Master Piece MP-12 Lambor video after the jump.
This is the Tformers.com News Desk for the week of August 2, 2012, where Peter Van and JD Church run down the biggest news of this week. We are quite new at this, so if you would like to contribute to how we can improve this, please let us know in the comments!
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Thanks to youtube member BlurrPrime who has posted a look at the 2012 TRU exclusive Hasbro Masterpiece Optimus Prime that was revealed at BotCon and SDCC this year. The figure that is now out in Singapore, see the image posted by Wee-Tiong Teo, Brings the much loved Japanese Master Piece figures from Takara Tomy state side with Optimus Prime and His trailer. This figure is from the later, smaller scale molds. Watch the video after the jump to find out how Hasbro's release measures up to the original Japanese versions.
Thanks to Benscollectables who have posted a video preview giving us an exclusive look at the Mastermind Creations Hegxtron prototype action figure. The toy reviewed is only a prototype, but don't let that put you off as Benscollectables give us the full low down on this figure. Watch the Mastermind Creations Hegxtron prototype action figure video review after the jump for all the details.
While this isn't a sentinent being, it is one step closer to a real life transformer. How would you like to pilot a giant freaking mecha robot? With Kuratas from Suidobashi Heavy Industry, you can own anyone with your very own real-life mecha robot. This is no joke, the prototype it was officially unveiled and demonstrated at Wonder Festival this summer. Finally, Kuratas brings the sensation of piloting a 13-foot combat robot down to mankind, for a mere $2,000,000 USD. See the video clips and more information after the jump.
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