has just released the first images of MP-34S Shadow Panther! Based on Masterpiece Cheetor - just as the original Shadow Panther was a recolor of the original 1996 Deluxe Cheetor mold - Shadow Panther is shown with both the Cheetor and "Mutant Mask" faces on the MP figure. Keep reading for more details!
Just posted to the Prime 1 Studio Instagram account is a new teaser image giving us the heads up there is likely an Optimus Primal statue coming out way.
With the Transformers Beast Wars Anniversary coming this year, this announcement is right on time. If their previous Transformers statues are any indication, this is going to be another super-detailed offering with a likely hefty price tag to go with it.
No work on release date, pricing or if there will be other Beast Wars characters coming at at this time. Read on to see the teaser until we know the full details.
Hisashi Yuki is taking a trip down memory lane and sharing some interesting photos on Twitter tonight. From the TakaraTomy archives comes a pair of photos showing a grey prototype of Beast Wars II Galvatron alongside Beast Wars Ultra-class Megatron during the former's development. Galvatron was one of only a tiny number of new molds for Beast Wars II, which mostly used redecos of non-show Beast Wars toys and an assortment of other existing then-recent molds. Click through to have a look at these cool photos!
Ever-prolific toy photographer Masabon1980 has posted images to his Photobucket of Transformers Cloud Hellwarp! Based conceptually off of the similarly sharky Hellscream from Beast Wars Second, Hellwarp is a new body for Skywarp based off of the Generations Sky-Byte mold. Keep reading to see!
What, did he run out of Star Saber photos? TakaraTomy's Hisashi Yuki has tweeted design sketches for Beast Wars Second's Galvatron (or, as his packaging calls him, "Garba Tron"). From an early version that seemingly emphasised a Scorponok-like tail to a more recognizeable version, Yuki's sketches are a fascinating look into the development of a 90s Japan-only toy. Keep reading to see all the images!
The e-Hobby site has been updating with a lengthy illustrated story for the Transformers Cloud line, and have just posted part 4 of 6 for the story that accompanies the upcoming Hot Rodimus and Shockwave. While the story's too complex for automated translation to make heads or tails of, head and tails are
involved as this week's illustration shows Hot Rod and Shockwave doing battle as the Beast Wars Maximals and Predacons look on. Keep reading for all four illustrations and a link to the latest story page!
Just in are a many new images via TFG2 of the Transformers Beast Wars Neo DVD-BOX Ultra Life Form DVD that was released September 26, 2012. The Beast Wars Neo show brought us Big Convoy and a slew of new Beast characters. Takara Tomy is bringing it all back with a new DVD re-release of the series that is now out in Japan for a retail price of 23,940 JPY / $307 USD. See the DVD details, images and more now.
For many of us, the Beast Wars came and went in three seasons of CGI goodness produced but the folks at Mainframe. Over in Japan, the Beast Wars took a different direction moving into a whole different timeline with new characters and line-drawn animation instead of CGI. The Beast Wars Neo and the subsequent II were the shows that gave us Big Convoy and a slew of new characters. Takara Tomy is bringing it all back with a new DVD re-release of the series that is now out in Japan for a retail price of 23,940 JPY / $307 USD. See the DVD details, images and more now.
It was only a matter of time before the retro train made its way back to the Japanese Beast Wars cartoons. With their different series' that forked off into Beast Wars II and followed by Neo. Fans in Japan will be able to get these episodesof Beast Wars Neo as a DVD release. AnicomiMax of Japan will be distributing the series as a DVD boxed set to be released on September 26, 2012 in Japan only. Check out the machine translated report after the jump for more details on this release.
Here's update from RobotKingdom. Just in are pre-orders and new releases for the following. Transformers JUSTiTOYS Exclusive WST World Smallest TF - Blue BLASTER. Transformers JUSTiTOYS Exclusive WST World Smallest TF - Grey SHOCKWAVE. Takara Transformers JBW C-1 CONVOY APE MISB. Takara Transformers JBW D-7 Shadow Panther MISB. Takara Transformers JBW D-12 Megastorm MISB. Takara Transformers Japanese Beast Wars JBW X-2 Diver with Niagra Playset MISB. And more!
As if the the debate over the Mini-MP Convoy needed any fuel. According to some news coming from AcToys.net. It looks like a new fan made Megatron is about to throw a few logs on the KO Transformers fire. The unofficial figure shown is an exact replica of the Tomy Takara MP-5 Masterpice Megatron but scaled down to roughly 2/3 the size of the original.
Gold Chrome Lio Convoy is rumored to be the first release of the Bom Bom magazine, who gave away 10 of them in 1998. I am the only known collector to own the Gold chrome Lio so please enjoy!! What you guys think? Read More
Many thanks to Kaiser who has updated us with pics of the Tele Beast Wars TM-SP DX Convoy & Megatron In-Package. These are the repaints of the Ultra class Optimus Primal figures from the the Original Beast Wars series. Pease view the images in the gallery
"Los" of LAFtoys.com
has just sent us some images of what appear to be the Tele Beast Wars deco versions of the original Convoy and Megatron molds. TakaraTomy have named these toys TM-SP DX Convoy and TM-SP DX Megatron and will each retail for 4000 Yen (about $34.50). Take a look at the images by clicking through
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