YouTuber Felzbug has posted reviews of the first two entries in TakaraTomy's Transformers Legends line! The latest entry in the Classics/Universe/Generations line - the Japanese equivalents having been Henkei/Gentei/United/Generations - Rattrap is a recolor of the recent Generations Deluxe figure, where Optimus Primal is the modified version of the original Ultra-class gorilla figure that was created for the 10th anniversary of Beast Wars. Check out both reviews after the jump!
News is moving pretty quickly on MP-05G Megatron. The Man As The Golden Gun is now supported by official photography, plus some in-hand photos have also surfaced. On top of that
, Planet Iacon has posted images of the diecast, nontransforming Reflector camera that is going to be given away with the figure. Keep reading to see it all!
The E-Hobby page for Transformers Cloud has updated with what may well be the final story image for the line. It'd make for a good wrapup, showing all eight Cloud figures to date. The story page seems to conclude with Optimus Prime declaring "Everyone... I'm home," which would reinforce the sense of closure suggested by the piece. Keep reading to see the image!
Autobase Aichi has clued us in to an update on the Japanese Playstation Goods Store- namely Optimus Prime Featuring Original Playstation! PSX Prime ships to Japan in February 2014, and can be preordered now (in Japan) for 10,800 Yen or about $108 USD. There's also an OPfOP TShirt, which seems to be a preorder bonus. Keep reading to see, and for a handy link to send to your middleman service in Japan!
Robotkingdom has posted images of TakaraTomy's "Black Knight" recolors of Lost Age Advanced Series (Age of Extinction Generations) Slug and Scorn. Both are looking pretty nice, will run you about $32.90, and start shipping this Saturday, November 1st! Keep reading to see the photos!
TakaraTomy Arts has posted a video detailing some of their products for late 2014 and 2015, including Original Playstation Optimus Prime and Mega Drive Megatron! Besides some nice turntable shots of the figures we also get a good comparison shot of each figure next to the console that inspired it. To see for yourself, keep reading and skip to 4:45 in the video!
TRANSFORMERS LICENSED STICKERS AND DECALS - These stickers and decals are licensed by Hasbro and are available in three types - generic Autobot and Decepticon Symbols, Figure stickers and sticker/decal sets for specific figures. They are listed at $2.99 to $11.99 per sheet to begin shipping in November 2014. Pre-order now at bigbadtoystore.com
Thanks to Takara Tomy's own Hisashi Yuki who's updated his Twitter account @TFYUKI with a new image of what is said to be a production sample of Transformers Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber figure shown with Genertations Rattrap for scale comparison purposes. Read on to see the image and google translated text for more details.
Various sites have reported on a few upcoming small-scale third party sets that will go perfectly with your Legends and Cyberverse figures, or even your Titan Metroplex! DX9 has shown an image of three new War In Pocket figures: X-04 homages Scourge, X-06 Galvatron, and X-07 Cyclonus. On the other end of the G1 animated series, a new group by the name of Vector Sigma is showing off non-transforming Cyberverse-scaled vehicles from More Than Meets The Eye, Part 1
- including Bumblebee, Wheeljack, and the infamous Tetrajet forms of the Seekers. More info as we get it, but for now keep reading for the mirrored images!
DX9 D05 Chigurh stands 24cm / 9.6" tall in robot mode and converts from space shuttle to train to robot. No parts need to be detached to convert it from mode to mode. This figure contains die-cast metal parts, the waist is twistable and the wheels rotate. Train mode is 22cm / 8.8" long.
Shuttle mode is 20cm / 8" long. Read on to see the images of this homage to the G1 Japan Astrotrain. You can pre-order the figure now at bigbadtoystore.com
MX-I Apollyon stands 24.5cm / 9.8" tall. Die Cast Parts include: Gun barrel, Feet, Waist, Back. Accessories Include: -Asteroid Wound Chest Panel -Sigma Activation Key -Clone Control Helmet -Last Stand Energy Sword -Mace & Chain -Pistol of Betrayal -Alt Mode Enhancement Accessories/battle stand Note from the Manufacturer: Order now at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on for more details.
TakaraTomy's designer Hisashi Yuki has once again taken to Twitter with samples of upcoming toys. This time, we see Legends Rattrap next to the massive MP-24 Masterpiece Star Saber, as well as taking Lost Age Advanced Series Black Knight Grimlock out for a ride. Keep reading to see the photos!
Revealed at WikiAlpha.org today is Play With This Too's heroic flyer Jetwash. You may recognize the armor as being inspired by Pretender Starscream, while his Tech Drone buddy is inspired by the GoBot Fitor.
Jetwash is one of the new line of highly posable 6 in tall figures coming from Play With This Too, and should be part of their upcoming Kickstarter campaign in early 2015.
You can learn more about Play With This Too at their web site.
TAGHobby has posted images from the current issue (dated December 2014) of Dengeki Hobby Magazine, showing off a variety of upcoming Transformers. More images of MP-21 Masterpiece Bumblebee, including his Amazon-exclusive toy face and Exo-Suit Spike. Also shown are upcoming Legends LG-03 Tankor, 04 Roadbuster, and 05 Whirl. Lastly, we get another look at LG 10, 11, and 12 Arcee, Chromia, and Windblade. Keep reading to see it all!
TFSource has released images of their TFCon exclusive, ToyWorld's TW-04G Grant. Grant is a downscaled (9 inches tall) version of Grand Maximus, the Japan-exclusive Fortress Maximus recolor. It's limited to 180 pieces and is available now at TFSource's booth at TFCon Chicago. Keep reading to see photos!
The Radio Free Cybertron Twitter is lighting up with photos from the floor of TFCon, including some testshots of upcoming figures! Function-X 05 is on display, along with Fansproject's take on Defensor and ToyWorld's Shinebug and Bungee, their takes on Bumblebee and Cliffjumper! In addition there's an in-person photo of Cubrar, Fansproject's Not-Slag in con-exclusive Diaclone colors. Keep reading to see a sea of fascinating (if unpainted) plastic, and keep checking back as we'll add more photos as they're added to Twitter!
One of the first exclusives has been revealed from TFCon Chicago, AKA Third Party BotCon. Toy Dojo will be selling Renderform's RF-004 Onyx, a limited run of 35 P.A.X. upgrade kits in the color scheme of ToyWorld's Nemesis Prime-themed Orion recolor, Orionvil! Keep reading for the announcement and the photos!
Hasbro Asia has released images of some new releases due at the end of the year. First is a Human Alliance 2-pack of Barricade and the Unreleased-in-the-USA Soundwave due in December 2014- but likely more exciting to most is MP-11SW Skywarp, due in January 2015! Unlike the US release from many years back, this is the revised Seeker mold from MP-11 Starscream that recently saw use in a US release as Acid Storm. Keep reading to see the images!