The Year of the Goat is nearly here, and courtesy of Robotkingdom we know that Hasbro as always is readying a pair of commemorative Platinum Edition figures for Asian markets and US ToysRus stores. This year it's Masterpiece Soundwave and the Laser Optimus Prime mold from late G2. Huh? Both figures are rendered in what appears to be the official YotG color scheme, which is clear plastic and copper. ...Huh. But MP Soundwave even comes with a similarly-decoed set of cassettes! Keep reading to see the photos.
Dr. Wu has updated his Weibo page with an image of his upcoming DW-P22E kit for MP-20 Masterpiece Wheeljack! The head features a head with light-piped eyes and clear blue earflaps to simulate the speaking effect from the G1 cartoon - neat! Keep reading to see the image!
Autobase Aichi has posted images of the exclusives to be offered with the Asian market reissue of MP-10 Optimus Prime, and they are Vector Sigma themed! In a small, fancy box you will get not only the Key to Vector Sigma, but the Vector Sigma orb itself. This is a pretty neat bonus, and if you haven't gotten MP-10 yet you may want to consider importing it from Hasbro's non-Japanese Asian markets. Keep reading to see the photo!
Just in from BBTS we have the announcement of the Transformers Masterpiece 30th Anniversary Exclusive MP-05 Megatron figure. Theexclusive MP-05 figure listed at $199.99 USD will feature: Metallic Chrome Finish, Limited edition run, Destron Leader Redeco and Modified retail packaging (image of package is not final). Note: The images used above were supplied in black & white, final product color will vary. Pre-order the figure now at bigbadtoystore.com
TakaraTomy Mall has posted their order page for Masterpiece Star Saber. Listed as being released on the 15th of March, 2015, Star Saber will sell in Japan for 18,000 Yen (plus 8% tax, for a total of 19,440). Along with this we have the official stock photos for Star Saber that give a broad overview of the toy's modes. A far cry from that Hisashi Yuki had been giving us until recently, but they're good enough for demonstration for sale. Keep reading to check them out!