The usual Weibo source has turned up what appears to be some package-back images for the upcoming Movie Edition Brawl & Megatron figures! The differences are subtle, with each figure being shown in its backdrop display on its own packaging with the other taking the first position in the "Build The Cast" lineup. Keep reading to see.
The TFCN Cybertron News
Facebook page has shared new images of the upcoming Movie toyline we learned about in the big leaks back in July! Today we've got our first look at Megatron and Brawl - but they're very pixelated at present. We have learned, though, that they will come with cardboard backdrops of scenes from their respective movies, and also that the movie series will be numbered. Keep reading to see!
Weibo user alucardlee
has posted a pair of color charts for MPM-5 Movie Masterpiece Barricade! This is a really interesting image that gives a clear sense of just how complex paint applications really are, especially on Movie Masterpiece toys. Keep reading to check it out!
For Sale: $1.9 Million Dollar custom Transformers Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse car just went on in Los Angeles California. Feeling rich? No other fan boy will have this in collection you can count on that as there is only one on them.
The good news is the baby was just discounted from $2.1 million. Some where a scalper is crying. Read on for images and details by way of Car Scoops.
The US Patent Office's website has posted pages for two new trademark applications from Hasbro. One is the name "Movie Edition" and includes a logo - it seems pretty likely this will be the name of the movie line from the big summer leaks. The other, "Cybertron," is specifically filed for in relation to the trademark "Cyberverse" - which seems sensible enough to us! Keep reading for the info, and a look at the Movie Edition logo.
Man, that was quick: TakaraTomy has published photos of their Movie The Best
offerings for March 2018 as well! March will see releases of MB-16 Jetfire, MB-17 Optimus Prime Revenge Version, MB-18 Warhammer Bumblebee, MB-19 Hound, and MB-20 Nemesis Prime. Keep reading for more details!
Via Twitter, TakaraTomy has released a teaser image showing off the Movie The Best releases we learned about earlier this week. Not just confirming the listings we saw, this answers some questions about the toys that will be put to use. As it turns out, a reasonable quantity of The Last Knight toys are figuring in to the 2018 lineup including Leader Megatron, Hound, Bumblebee, and the current Optimus mold in the Nemesis Prime role. You can check out the full size image previewing the whole assortment just below in the full post!
Having taken place this week, the Christmas Toy Fair expo in Japan has afforded us a first look at Movie The Best Jetfire, which was initially revealed to us through retailer listings just days ago. From what little coverage we could find of the Transformers displays, it didn't seem like very much new was on hand. A clear look at Jetfire was most notable among other movie products we've seen many times already. An MP Bumblebee was displayed as well to promote the upcoming reissue in February. Sadly none of the newly listed Legends toys seemed to be shown during this event. Keep reading to see the photos!
Twitter user @chromless, also known as くろさび ("Kurosabi") has posted a set of images of the Wonderfes-exclusive Movie The Best Laserbeak! Based on a specific scene in Transformers: Dark of the Moon
, this pink recolor of Bumblebee is actually really nice looking. Keep reading to see for yourself!
Thanks to Oscar Fung's FB page we have a look at the Universal Studios exclusive Black Snarl figure. This figure's a redeco of the Age of Extinction mold in a very attractive mix of silver-gray and clear white plastic armor plating. No details on when, or even where this fellow will land but it appears to be a possible follow up to the new Bumblebee exclusive. Check out the full gallery mirrored below for more on the Universal Studios Black Snarl.
From the same round of leaks as the big Power of the Primes
news comes a series of other miscellaneous leaks! First up seems to be a series of movie reissue toys which, given by the dates involved, seems to have been cancelled with the first wave to have occurred in April of this year. We also have some other movie-related figures on display as well as some budget-minded figures such as Cyber Battalion Sideswipe and Shockwave! Keep reading to see it all!
The plot thickens! A photo by one owenchengzixuan
has shown the recently-discovered reissue of 2007 Leader Optimus Prime
in Transformers Tribute
packaging. This is the same subline that the Orion Pax/War For Cybertron Optimus Prime
2-pack is a part of. But we still don't know its purpose, or what stores will be carrying this oddball assortment of... well, so far it's an assortment of Optimus Primes! Keep reading to see the photo.
Thanks to RFC's Rob Springer
for the tip! A Twitter account associated with Lights! Camera! Action! Studios in the Universal Studios Japan park has posted images of a new shirt being sold there. It's branded specifically USJ, and shows Optimus Prime and Bumblebee despite the fact that Transformers: The Ride
is not currently part of the Japanese theme park. Does this mean something? LCA doesn't seem to be sure, but hopefully for our friends and readers in Japan it does. Keep reading to see the shirt!
Though we're no closer to an answer on the what or why of it, we have some additional pictures of the unknown redeco of the first movie toyline's Leader Class Optimus Prime from Weibo user NOTRAB. This time it can be seen in robot mode in a series of photos with various movie Primes gathered together. It also offers a neat look at both the design lineage of the character model, and the various stages of its execution, with 2007 on the left, and MPM-4 over on the right. The 2007 Leader toy almost looks like it's from an entirely different property! Click through to see the photos mirrored below.
From Sunson Son
on Facebook, by way of TFW2005, we have photos of a life-sized, metal replica of the Autobot Matrix of Leadership as seen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen!
The only other thing we currently know about this replica, which is being produced by a company known as Visual Time Collectibles, is that it will be limited to a run of 350 pieces. Which, given what high-end Transformers movie collectibles tend to run price-wise, is probably going to be plenty. Keep reading to see!
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