Today we're proud to be rolling out a new feature on TFormers! We call it the Wave Tracker, and it's designed to give you an at-a-glance indication of what the most current info about a given toy is. Are there pre-orders up yet for Power of the Primes
Wave 2? What's the next Masterpiece figure being released? Any reviews or photo galleries of the newest TakaraTomy Legends figures out there? If we know, the Wave Tracker will tell you. Keep reading to learn more!
Loopaza on Facebook has shared information about TakaraTomy releases during February and March of 2018, including a new batch of Movie The Best figures, a reissue of Masterpiece Bumblebee (the G1 variety, that is), and the next batch of Legends Series after January's assortment of Overlord, Blitzwing, and Autobot Clones - and there's some unexpected items in there! Keep reading to see what's on the way that you need to start saving up for now!
TakaraTomy has posted their exhibition schedule on their website, giving interested attendees of Tokyo Toy Show a heads up to what's on offer. Autobase Aichi has run down the Transformers-specific features of the two-day event. In addition to a movie Optimus Prime prop vehicle being on hand for photos and such, on Sunday there's an hour scheduled for a Transformers presentation, which is expected to be a product reveal/preview event. And of course there will be display cases at TakaraTomy's exhibit space as always, also likely to show some new goods. Tokyo Toy Show opens Saturday, June 3rd.
Thanks to Cybergundam and TAG Hobby we have scans from Figure King magazine issue 194, showing our first full color shots of Masterpiece Wheeljack, as well as a small shot of his Amazon Japan exclusive accessory Hypno-Chip Disruptor. Also seen in the scans are the vehicle form for Masterpiece Spike's Exosuit, and a full page showing off Movie Advanced Series Optimus Prime, the TakaraTomy equivalent to our Generations Movie series. Keep reading
to see the mirrored scans!
Transformers Cybertron Con 2012, the official overseas Transformers convention took place at the Resorts World Sentosa Singapore at Universal Studios Singapore this weekend, and it was a doozy! We have gathered all of the information and images that were reported throughout the weekend and packaged it all into a nice little bow right here for you to gander. There was a lot of great information, including a look at Starscream, the first of 40 2013 Transformers Generations figures, upcoming Transformers Prime figures, and more! Read all about it
Final results tallied! Check out the results in the full article!
Okay, transfans, it is up to you! Hasbro is once again organizing the 2012 Transformers Hall of Fame, and they need your help once again! They have chosen a set of robots to be inducted in the Hall of Fame and they are the following three robots: Autobots Jazz and Grimlock, and Decepticon Shockwave! But just like previous years, there is room for one more as chosen by the fans
! So beginning now until Thursday, March 1st at 12:00 PM Eastern time, we are asking for the character you think should the fourth member of this group! Continue reading to learn how!
This probably has to be a record of some kind. The rumor that Michael Bay was close to signing a deal to direct Transformers 4
surfaced yet again last night
, but over the wee hours of the morning, Mr. Bay posted on his official website that he has not decided, but does not flat-out deny rumor, either. "Right now I'm not decided on Transformers 4," he posted on Shoot For the Edit. He says "[s]tudio's [sic] are passing rumors" but he is not sure what he is doing beyond shooting Pain and Gain
in spring 2012. Continue reading...
Thanks to screamscape.com and dejiki.com who have been quite dilligent about scoping out the progress on Transformers: The Ride that will be opening in Singapore next year. These guys have spys working the cameras who have captured many new looks of the construction as well as the massive NEST retail store that will accompany the The Ride. Gosh, there sure is a lot of nifty Transformers gear to be had. Check out the mirrored images and more details after the jump.
Edgewave Electronics have released new Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon USB thumb drives in the form of Autobot and Decepticon faction symbols. Made of die cast metal, the USB drives offer storage sizes of 4GB ($34 USD) and 8GB ($43 USD). When plugged in, the "TF3" logo lights up in a cool blue glow. Best of all, these USB Bots transform in to a bottle opener whenever beer is in the vicinity. Check out the video after the jump and share your comments on these new Transformers USB drives from Edgewave Electronics.
From 11/18 to 12/11, purchase TF3 toys of totaling 3,000 Yen or more at Toys R Us Japan and receive a pair of Optimus Prime Battle Blades which can be held in his hands via handle grips for his hands or via Mechtech peg plugged in to the ports on his forearm on the upcoming Striker Optimus Prime (same mold as Jetwing Optimus Prime, just different redeco & accessories). This is meant to simulate the scene where he grabs the Battle Blade from his trailer armory in the movie.
This is becoming a tradition at Takara Tomy. Following the shareholders exclusive from 2006
, we have news and an image via Yahoo! Japan that there is a new Tomica shareholders exclusive released. This one for the Transformers Dark of the Moon movie, has been made from a non-transforming Tomica die-cast truck with a large Transformers Dark of the Moon advertisement on the trailer. Keep an eye out for online retailers who may have limited quantities of these.
Hostess®, maker of America's most iconic snack cakes, is partnering with Paramount Home Entertainment this Halloween to offer consumers a chance to win a grand prize of $25,000 and a host of other "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" prizes with the "Transform Your Treat" instant win game. As part of the alliance, Hostess is also introducing limited-edition TRANSFORMERS-themed snack cakes featuring OPTIMUS PRIME®, SHOCKWAVE™, BUMBLEBEE™, and SENTINEL PRIME™ from the box-office blockbuster movie, based on the iconic Hasbro TRANSFORMERS brand, in grocery stores across the country.
The offcial Takara Tomy site has been updated with new product information for the Transformers Dark of the Moon action figures that will be released in Japan. Features are new additions for the DA-27 Human Alliance Basic Reverb, DA-29 Human Alliance Roadbuster, DA-30 Human Alliance Leadfoot and DA-32 Ultimate Optimus Prime. Check out the pages and updates now at tf.takaratomy.co.jp
Thanks to Fan2Fan who have posted a handful of new, albeit small, images of upcoming Dark Side of the Moon (Dark of the Moon Japan) action figures that will be coming out in Japan soon. The images give us some first looks at prototypes and painted versions of DA28 Striker Optimus Prime, DA31 Autobot Que, DA34 Leadfoot, DD09 Soundwave & Mr.Cruel, DD13 Soundwave, and CV-26 Soundwave. Check out the images with more details after the jump.
TakaraTomy has updated their official website to announce their upcoming campaign for Transformers Dark of the Moon
Mechtech Tech-Plated weapon. This is a silver version of the weapon included with Mechtech Deluxe Skids
. When somebody spends 3,000 Yen beginning on September 3, 2011 at Joshin Kids Land, Bic Camera, Yamada Denki, and (or) Yodobashi Camera, they will receive the limited edition weapon. Full image of the promo after the break.
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