The recent release of the new Transformers Generations book included some declarations of Takara Tomy Designers.
While brief, the article titles “Towards 2020 with transformers, following the 35th Anniversary” features statements from Takara Tomy designers Kojin Ono (Veteran G1 designer who also worked in the original G1 Raiden toy), Hisashi Yuuki (designer from several lines since Beast Wars II, including RID Optimus Prime) and Onohara Daisuke (G-Shock Master Optimus Prime).
They confirm some rumors as well as bring us new information about the “Raiden Project” announced by Takara during the “A Railway Story In The Sky” exhibition in Japan.
- Raiden, the Japanese exclusive train combiner, is confirmed to be released for the Masterpiece line.
- No official release date yet.
- They want to bring real trains to the great train fan base in Japan.
- The project will be taken by senior Takara Tomy designers this time.
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