One of the most anticipated figures shown off at Toy Fair 2017 for me was Movie Masterpiece Bumblebee. A higher end, more detailed, more complicated version of Bee than what has come previously with plans for semi-in-scale future figures. As someone who enjoys the Movieverse version of Bumblebee and his alt form Camaro, getting a definitive version was welcome. We have the Asian version in hand, which is out now and shipping from site sponsor TFSource. Read on to check out some additional thoughts and then head on over to Reflector @ TFW2005 to see all 65+ HD pics!
Via Cybertron.ca, we’re able to report that some exciting new releases are hitting Canadian retail! Arriving on store shelves in perfect time for TFcon is the newest release of Masterpiece Optimus Prime. Hasbro’s Masterpiece Optimus Prime is designated MP-10 like the original Takara-Tomy release of the mold, and is a great opportunity to own this excellent figure once more. He’s arriving in Kitchener, Ontario.
Alongside Masterpiece Optimus Prime, there have been multiple reports of Titans Return Deluxe Wave 5 hitting Canadian retail. This assortment consists of three new releases, Twin Twist, Windblade, and Misfire, along with a repack of Wolfwire / Weirdwolf.
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BEAST WARS! Masterpiece Optimus Primal dropped late last year and part of it’s allure was it’s show accurate look, from facial expressions in both modes down to the printed skin to mimic the CGI look of the show. Takara has decided to give toy purists an option though with the Supreme Commander / Legendary Leader version of the mold, aka MP38. Technically based on Optimus Primal’s look in the Beast Wars II cartoon in Japan, he sports a very toy accurate deco and comes with a slew of additional accessories. He joins Optimus Primal , Cheetor and the future Dinobot in the Masterpiece Beast Wars line up.
We’ve done up a detailed gallery so head on over to Reflector @ TFW2005 and check out 75+ images of MP38 Masterpiece Primal in action!
He’s in stock now and shipping from site sponsor TFSource – MP-38 Masterpiece Optimus Primal @ TFSource.
Site sponsor, Robot Kingdom, has updated their Facebook page with new stock photos of the upcoming Masterpiece 15/16-E Cassettebot Vs. Cassettetron set. This set contains four new Masterpiece cassette Transformers with decos inspired from the Encore line from years past. The Cassettetrons set will have Wing Thing and Enemy, while the Cassettebots will have Stripes and new mold Nightstalker.
Check out the images after the break!
As we near one of the biggest events of the year for Hasbro, and more specifically the Transformers brand, we have another exclusive announced! Toys R Us has announced their San Diego Comic Con 2017 exclusive Masterpiece Optimus Prime! For those who have yet to acquire the highly-praised MP-10 mold in any form or in red and blue, TRU presents another opportunity.
They’ve also announced other exclusives for various other brands which can be found here. Further info on when and where to get these exclusives is quoted after the jump!
Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime (MPM-4) has a listing on Amazon Spain which shows an In-Stock date of July 10th. This is the same one set to be released in Japan and is exclusive to Toys R Us in the United States. It’s also a great option for our European friends as an alternative to imports from Japan or the US. Regardless of region, he’s working his way out to retailers across the globe so it shouldn’t be too long now before he’s readily available.
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The product page for the Takara-Tomy Mall exclusive MP-15 / 16 Cassettebot VS Cassettetron set has been updated with images of the toys in the set. The listing now shows color images of Nightstalker (Steeljaw remold), Stripes (Ravage remold), Enemy (Rumble / Frenzy redeco) and Wing Thing (Ratbat redeco). Nightstalker and Stripes are remolded based on their original molds, which reflect how the pair of cassettes included with the Encore Twincast figure swapped accessories compared to their better known Steeljaw and Ravage incarnations.
The exclusive set, which is due to release in December, is now open to preorders for Japanese fans. We’re personally excited at the inclusion of Nightstalker, which seems to be fairly clear evidence that Masterpiece Steeljaw is also in the works – and that probably means not only Steeljaw, but Blaster and his whole complement of cassettes, per an earlier rumor from a Chinese message board.
The double trinity is complete! The last of the Masterpiece seekers is finally out in the wild, MP-11ND Masterpiece Dirge. A lower run Takara Tomy Mall release joins his conehead brothers Ramjet and Thrust to finish off the official Masterpiece scale Decepticon seeker jets. While these are a tad more pricey and years past due, finally having them all in official form is a treat. Dirge comes with the modded MP-11 base to incorporate the conehead like his brethren did, along with unique wings and oversized bombs to attach to the underside. The colors are on point to round off the release.
Let’s take a detailed look at the figure with over 65 HD shots in our gallery system here: TFW2005’s Masterpiece Dirge Gallery.
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Site sponsor Robotkingdom has shared pictures of Takara Masterpiece MP-38 Convoy Supreme Commander Package And Asia Exclusive Bonus.
We have our clear look at the box of this recolor of MP-32 Beast Convoy/Optimus Primal. The new deco is based on his apperance on the Japanese Beast Wars II animated movie (which is similar to the original toy colors). The front of the box shows 3 images: Robot mode, Robot mode with mask, and beast mode. This is the first Masterpiece figure to show three pictures on the front of the box.
We also have a look at the Asia Exclusive Bonus for this figure: A delicious bunch of bananas. You can pre-order this item at Robotkingdom here and it is scheduled for shipping on 24 June, 2017.
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Similar to our previously reported images and 360 view of MP-12+ , Takara Tomy site has shared some clear pictures of Masterpiece MP-39 Sunstreaker Pictures with a 360 view of the figure.
While some of the pictures were previously seen, the 360 view feature gives us a great look at the back of the robot mode and the two different configurations of the car mode. You can be sure to have fun displaying Sunstreaker in all his different modes.