From the Youtube channel harrisloureiro who we've featured in the past comes another outstanding work of stop-motion toy animation. Transformers Generation features lots of Masterpieces and comparable third party figures in a 15 minute battle sequence that's unbelievably fluid and natural. Reportedly taking six months to complete production, this is worth every moment of your time to check out. Click through to see the embedded video - you'll be glad you did!
Want to know what Thunderhoof sounds like in Japanese? TakaraTomy's got you covered. The latest episode of Transformers Adventure is up on YouTube now - keep reading to see!
Hasbro Transformers Designer John Warden is back on the Transformers Official Youtube Channel today in a pair of new videos talking about the first two complete combiners in Combiner Wars, now that waves 1 and 2 are out in full force at US retail. While they're more sales pitch than design insight, they still have some interesting bits. And look close in the background for a cameo by G1 Computron that, like Devastator and Defensor before it, may well foretell another team on the way! Keep reading to see both embedded videos.
USA Today has posted a story on the growing number of women in Transformers at all levels, and accompanying the story is official art and a clip of Windblade's upcoming appearance in Robots In Disguise as well as kinda
spoiling the name and makeup of the Fan-Built Combiner. Keep reading for the info!
And of course the last step in the life-cycle of Masterpiece Star Saber is here: reviews! Chuckdawg1999 has begun a new "Masterpiece Theatre" review series, and where else would you start with that but the most hyped MP of all? At 33 minutes, this is a pretty extensive look at the figure. Keep reading to see!
Hasbro Studios has posted a short video teasing a new character that will be appearing soon in Rescue Bots: Servo, the Autobot Rescue Dog! He seems to be a versatile guy, with front paws that can turn into various tools to suit the situation. Keep reading to see the video!
There's a certain kind of person who enjoys watching shows in Japanese without subtitles. ...above and beyond the obvious classification of "person who speaks Japanese," I mean. If that includes you, or you just want to see
what Robots in Disguise looks like without having to hear or understand dialogue, TakaraTomy has once again posted the latest episode of Transformers Adventure to YouTube! Keep reading to see!
Optimus Prime doesn't get a lot of downtime. He's usually either fighting the Decepticons, or dead. But Kre-O Optimus Prime has taken working as a hibachi chef in his spare time in this commecial from Stoopid Buddy Studios (Robot Chicken
), a simple life he seems to enjoy... when Megatron lets him. Keep reading to see the video!
Today robotics enthusiast Grant Imahara, likely best known for his role as a Mythbuster in Discovery Channel's long-running series tweeted a short video clip from the RoboGames event he attended, showing a remote control car transform itself in to a robot and then demonstrate some of its flexibility. While official remote control Transformers have existed for a few years, they were nothing compared to the complexity of this. Just goes to show what cool things can be done when practical budgeting isn't a concern! Click through and check out the video embedded below.
Hasbro has just added five Spanish-language Transformers ads originally shown in Latin American markets to their YouTube channel. Ranging from Beast Hunters to Age of Extinction up to the present day with Robots In Disguise, several of these seem to be ads we've seen before, though some - the Construct-Bots and Titan Hero ads - are new to us. If you're curious about what the differences are or what Lockdown fighting Optimus Prime looks like in a lower polygon count, keep reading to see!
TakaraTomy has posted the third episode of Transformers Adventure
, the Japanese dub of Robots In Diguise with the much better name, to their YouTube channel. The episode once again doesn't seem to region restricted - so if you don't have Cartoon Network and catching RID without knowing what anyone is saying works for you, keep reading to see!
The BotCon website has posted a set of images teasing the Cybertron's Most Wanted figure set. Shown are five pair of identical robot hands holding placards, presumably part of a set of cropped mug shots. Besides the figures' titles - "The Thief," "The Muscle," "The Loose Cannon," "The Boss," and "The Bounty Hunter" - the placards contain several numbers that may or may not provide some insight as to the figures or characters being used in the set. To accompany this, Fun Pub has posted a video to YouTube revealing the identity of "The Thief." Keep reading to see for yourself!
This week's Japanese-language QTransformers episode is up, and features none other than Megatron! Appearing in his G1-style body, with Optimus and Bumblebee changing to match, Megatron seems to have a bone to pick with Convoy/Prime for being alive - his death, after all, is what sparks the quest in the Mystery of Convoy
game. Keep reading to see!
In a rare move, TakaraTomy has posted the second episode of the Japanese dub of Robots In Disguise, known there as Transformers Adventure,
to YouTube in its entirety without region-restriction. There are no subtitles, but if you're curious about the Japanese character voices or have seen the US version of episode 2 and just want to compare, this is an unusual opportunity to do so through official channels. Keep reading to see!
Hasbro Studios has uploaded a new preview clip for Rescue Bots to their Youtube channel featuring the Rescue Bots on the ocean to build up the introduction of High Tide, who will take the form of (part of) the large ocean liner playset toy shown in advance of New York Toy Fair. We've got the minute and a half teaser embedded below, so click through and check it out!
The latest episode of the QTransformers Animation is up! Titled "Mystery of Mystery of Convoy," it guest-stars the player characters from the original Famicom game, Ultra Magnus and Rodimus Prime! Magnus... doesn't take it well when people call Mystery of Convoy a bad game. (But it totally is.) Keep reading to see!
TakaraTomy has posted seventeen
videos to their YouTube channel detailing how to transform the bulk of the TAV (Warriors/Legion) and TED (1-Step and other quick-change) series of Transformers Adventure figures. We've included TAV01 Bumblebee, TAV03 Strongarm, TAV05 Fixit, and TAV11 Bloody Knockout below, so keep reading to see them!
This week's episode of QTransformers is up, and our guest-bot this week is Jazz! ...or Meister
, which seems more appropriate as the episode revolves around Optimus Prime and Bumblebee taking on more G1ish forms and Japanese G1 names of Convoy and Bumble. Keep reading to see!