In his neverending quest to promote new TakaraTomy products, Hisashi Yuki has posted a new image of TAV52 Strongarm to Twitter! This is the equivalent of the Mini-Con Battle Pack Strongarm that comes with Cyclone-type Mini-Con Sawtooth, and is shown here next to Transformers Prime First Edition Bulkhead. They scale pretty nicely! Keep reading to have a closer look.
The first issue of Transformers: Till All Are One
, the third ongoing book in IDW's Transformers universe, is at comic stores and up for download today! We've already written a review of the comic, which you can check out here!
(SPOILERS: We liked it a lot.) In the leadup to the release, TAAO artist Sara Pitre-Durocher posted some color sketches of Tigatron, Airazor, and Knockout, all of whom appear in the issue. Keep reading to see!
Thanks to Autobase Aichi, we know ToysRUs Japan is continuing its Mini-Con giveaway campaign! If you spend 3,000 Yen at a Japanese TRU anytime soon you will get Rain, a translucent blue Arms Micron recolored from the Mini-Con partner included in the Japanese release of Transformers Prime Cliffjumper. Keep reading to see some photos!
Hisashi Yuki continues his promotional tweeting for Grand Galvatron, this time reminding you that if your Zombie War Breakdown gets lonely, there's always Transformers Adventure TAV-11 Bloody Knockout to keep him company. He's also got some images of Wandering Roller for you, so keep reading to check them out!
Alfes2010 of the Higekuma Toy Blog has also posted images of TAV14 Ultra Magnus! A darker, more Magnusy recolor of Beast Hunters Voyager Ultra Magnus, Transformers Adventure Magnus also benefits from some paint for the head of the Forge of Solus Prime. Keep reading to see!
The Japanese toyline for Robots In Disguise, AKA Transformers Adventure, is featuring a lot of molds that didn't make it out in Japan otherwise in new decos. And of course some old TakaraTomy favorites like Nemesis Prime. Today Hisashi Yuki took to Twitter to show off TAV13 Nemesis Prime and TAV14 Beast Hunters Ultra Magnus, both of which look good! The photos also feature a brief cameo by TED05 Junkion, a dumptruck-themed recolor of Age of Extinction Hound. Keep reading to see!
Autobase Aichi has clued us in to Amazon Japan's new postings for April's Transformers Adventure releases! The Japanese equivalent of Robots In Disguise is including a variety of Japan-only releases and/or releases of earlier figures that didn't fit into other lines. This month, it's TAV13 Nemesis Prime - a recolor of Warrior-class Optimus - for 2700 Yen; TAV14 is Beast Hunters Voyager Ultra Magnus for 4320 Yen; and lastly there's Big Optimus Prime from the "Easy Dynamic" collection, known here as Hyperchange Optimus Prime. He'll run you 3780 Yen. Keep reading for the photos!
The 2005 board has posted an image from the recent Las Vegas Licensing Expo of Bumblebee, Sideswipe and Mini-Con Fixit from the upcoming Robots In Disguise cartoon. More will presumably be revealed in the coming week at SDCC, but for now 2005 has assembled an overview of what we know from all available news sources, some dating back to late 2013. Keep reading for a mirrored sample image and a link to the article.
At the core of the Aligned Continuity was the Binder of Revelation,
a story bible which laid out the universe that would be riffed on in Transformers Prime, War For Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron, the tie-in novels, and many other pieces of fiction. The version of Megatron that appeared in that binder was designed by Emiliano Santalucia, who has now shared both his colored final illustration and the original pencils. Keep reading for mirrored images and the story behind them!
Artist Emiliano Santalucia has shared his rough concept sketches for what became Generations Metroplex on his blog today. Originally Santalucia believed that this was to be a Prime product and these early sketches reflect that, though some details did make it to the final product. Click the title to see the mirrored images!
Hershey's Ice Cream have updated their Pintrest account with news and image of their Transformers AutoBot Blast Bar! Coming soon to stores near you and exclusively by Hershey's Ice Cream is a starwberry, lemon and fruity blue moon ice cream face bar. The actual bar is shaped as an amalgam of the Autobot symbol and Optimus Prime's head. Read on for a look at the full ad for more details
Thanks again to griffin over at OzFormers who's been given permission to post the rest of the news and images he got at the Austrailian Toyfair 2014 that was held a couple weeks ago. He gives us additional details on the Transformers mini-figures from Goldie as well as details on the rest of the display and images of the retailers merchandising catalog that was given out at the show. You can read the full details at otca.com.au
Move over rubber ducky. Thanks to the Transformers Dioramas page we have some first looks at the Transformers Prime Titan Guardians vinyl actions figures. You many remember the Titan Guardians from San Diego Comic-Con 2013 where the G1 Figures were released as exclusives. Much to our surprise, Hasbro is continuing the line with new Prime Beast Hunters figures Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee and Shockwave. Its not know if these will be sold as a set or separately.
Following our report of the new Takara Takara Transformers Cloud figures. We have a first look at the TFC-A02 Brawn. The Takara Tomy Mall exclusive is a remake of the Transformers Prime First Edition Voyager Bulkhead body matched with the Transformers Generations GDO Brawn head. Get a look at the green machine along with more shots of the TFC-D02 Starscream action figure.
Thanks to ACToys member redlizard who's posted something new and different, Transformers Prime batteries from Nanfu. These look really cool actually, with 6 different character designs done is a foil type print including Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Bulkhead, Starscream and Ratchet. The AA batteries appear to be regular alkaline type that come nifty cube case. They are selling for 29 yuan / $4.75 USD. See the images with a translation of redlizard's notes.
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