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!
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.
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.