Transformers Cybertroncon Returning to China in 2013 - Hasbro to Celebrate 30th Anniversary
Jack - Monday, September 17, 2012
Remember the Cybertroncon event held by Hasbro in Singapore last year? Well, it looks like they may be gearing up for another. Hasbro China posted this poster on their Weibo page teasing at another event coming in 2012. The image simply shows two Rodimus and Optimus Prime Classics / Henkei molds in clear plastic. Stay tuned for more news about Cybertroncon as it is made available. Information translated via Google translate:
To be held in 2013, its third of Cybertron year will pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of the Transformers series was born. Cybertron Star who can not wait to start a space bridge came to Earth to prepare for the third annual meeting of Cum last round of "guess" Cybertron years after the vote, Cybertron Star has received numerous feedback, presents a perfect event, will now conduct a second round of voting, and I hope to participate more gift both hands!
Good news for all you Texas residents!! We will be hosting our very own Robot / Sci Fi themed convention here in San Antonio, TX!!
We're hosting a bot themed convention set for 7 - 8 May 2016. From the folks that organized Alamo City Comic Convention (ACCC), we are holding a robot themed convention dubbed, Cyber City Con (CCC) here in the heart of Texas. .
The TFWiki has tweeted an image and link to a new trademark filing with the US Patent Office. The trademark? "HasCon" - which of course would be a useful name for a convention dedicated to all Hasbro products, not just Transformers. The trademark was filed just 6 days ago, right after BotCon, which also amounts to some interesting timing? What does it all mean, and does this mean that the CybertronCon name is no longer in consideration? No way to tell yet, but keep reading to see the details of the filing.
While at Botcon we naturally spent as much time as we could spare down at the Hasbro booth to see all the fantastic new and upcoming toys to look forward to. Besides snapping hundreds of photos of all the displays over the course of the weekend, we did a set of display case overview videos as well. The displays were split in two groups, one featuring Titans Return and Platinum, the other Robots in Disguise and licensed merchandise, with Combiner Wars crossing between both. We've split the videos accordingly, and you can watch both embedded below right now!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: We all have the convention crud, except for Brian. Those of who can chat about the week's news, the toys we purchased, our favorite panels, our favorite memories and all the awesome people we got to meet at the LAST Botcon! Oh, we also talk about Masterpiece Shockwave, Masterpiece Ramjet, Computron, Liokaiser and tons more!
We were on hand for "BotCon Over The Years," the last panel of the last BotCon! Pete Sinclair led the presentation, reminiscing through his personal collection of BotCon photos and asking fans to share their own stories about the 22-year history of the social core of the Transformers fandom as it came to a close. Keep reading for details! UPDATED with some more details provided by longtime BotCon attendee Tim Finn!