See, this is what happens when you leave a giant copper dinosaur
outside for too long: it turns green. Photos have appeared on Weibo showing a Robots In Disguise edition of last year's outsized Stomp & Chomp Grimlock figure. It's pretty easy to tell from the photos that it's the Age of Extinction
toy in RID colors. Maybe the electronics will gain some Khary Payton voice clips? No way to know yet, but keep reading to have a better look at the toy for now!
Following the earlier report of the Platinum Edition Dinobots. We have word and images by way of the ACG Hong Kong show that show the Transformers Age of Extinction Platinum Edition Dinobots will indeed have new head sculpts. The images confirm there will be mold made to give these figures even better G1 likenesses. Check out the images below for the full details now.
From Weibo by way of Autobase Aichi, we have our first look at the Platinum Edition Dinobots boxset! ...which, as it turns out, is not
an assortment of G1 Dinobot reissues. Instead, it's a reissue of the SDCC 2014 Dinobots, those being Age of Extinction Voyager Grimlock plus Deluxe Snarl, Strafe, and Slug, all in G1 colors. One nice thing though: you may not get the pop-up Teletraan-1 backdrop, but you do
get Voyager-class Slog, who was previously a separate Amazon exclusive! Keep reading to see the packaged figures.
Tformers continues with is live news covering from SDCC 2015 with the latest news on the Transformers on display at the convention. Here we have an update from the Sideshow Collectibles booth that was showing off the latest in the Movie statues line including Optimus Prime, Megatron and the Bumblebee characters. Read on to see the images in the gallery below.
ToysRUs Japan has posted images of their August exclusive Black Knight Optimus Prime, a recolor of the equally elaborate Armor Knight Optimus Prime, which was itself
a heavy remold of Age of Extinction Generations Leader-class Optimus Prime. It may be the standard black recolor, but it's really very well-done, and looks great. Keep reading to see!
Screenwriter Lindsey Beer has posted an image of herself along with her fellow writers and the producers who have been tasked with taking the Michael Bay Transformers films and parlaying them into a full-fledged cinematic universe! Keep reading to see.
It's Japanese Hobby Magazine time again! TAG Hobby has posted images of some new figures as seen in Figure-Oh
(Figure King) magazine! Seen are Clash of the Transformers recolors of Optimus Prime, Sideswipe, and Bumblebee as well as "Big" Megatronus - the Mega 5-Step figure we posted a few days ago. Also, there's another look at the Nemesis Prime/Scourge/Black Convoy repaint of Leader-class Optimus Prime! We've got a new name for the black repaint Prime rotation: Black Knight Optimus Prime.
Keep reading to see!
Also announced amongst the Tokyo Toy Show news today was TakaraTomyMall's limited-edition Nightmare Megatron! An intricate repaint of the Revenge of the Fallen Leader-Class Megatron mold, Nightmare Megatron will go up for sale on July 7th for a price of 14904 Yen. We believe that Autobase Aichi is saying that this is a limited edition of 2000 pieces as well. Keep reading to see!
Genetic of TFND has come through again with a huge gallery of photos of Optimus Prime Ultimate Edition, the most heavily equipped and painted version of Transformers 1-3 Optimus Prime you will ever see. It has a ridiculous amount of equipment, all storable in its Murder Truck mode. And even articulated fingers - keep reading to see it all!
The TransformersAsia Facebook page has posted a wealth of images of the new Ultimate Optimus Prime, showing off what almost has to be the definitive version of Optimus as he appeared in Transformers (2007), Revenge Of The Fallen,
and Dark Of the Moon.
Featuring comparisons to the previous APS-01 release, Ultimate Prime features lots more paint and a tremendous loadout of weapons. The figure's due for release on April 24th but in the meantime you can keep reading to see the mirrored gallery of 43 images!
Site sponsor Robot Kingdom has posted images of the upcoming Hybrid Metal Figuration Age of Extinction Bumblebee from Herocross, a large figure featuring (as the name implies) diecast metal in its construction. It's due for July at a price of $130, and looks decently poseable and highly accessorized as far as SD figures go. Keep reading to see!
ToysRUs Japan has posted new images of Black Knight Optimus Prime! Based on Armor Knight Optimus Prime, the heavily-reworked version of Generations Leader-class Optimus, Black Knight Prime is every bit as extensively painted as the Armor Knight version and looks great. The figure is due for release in August at a price of 8,638 Yen after tax. Keep reading for the photos!
Thanks to 2005 for pointing this out! Yexel's Toy Museum in Las Piñas, Phillipines houses an impressive life-size (1:1) scale bust of movie Optimus Prime! Housed in a NEST scaffolding, it's quite an impressive sight. Keep reading to see more photos, and check out their Facebook page to see their other life-sized exhibits like the Iron Monger armor from the first Iron Man film, and Baymax from Big Hero 6!
The Dengeki Hobby website - not to be confused with the TAGHobby news aggregator site, Dengeki Hobby magazine, or TAG Hobby Magazine which doesn't exist - has posted images of QT15 Hound, QT16 Bluestreak, QT17 Tracks, and QT18 Nemesis Prime! It's worth noting that Nemesis Prime is based off of the Movie Optimus Prime QTransformers mold, and perhaps not surprisingly, Movie Prime takes to an evil paintjob very well. Keep reading to see!
Transformers Asia posted some new photos of the upcoming Movie Optimus Prime figure today, as well as announcing that the premiums included with the first run! People who purchase the equipment-laden version of Movie Trilogy Optimus Prime once it's released on April 17th will receive a metal card with the toy's serial number as well as a diecast mini-Allspark Cube! Keep reading to see!
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