The recent Transformers Origins Jazz, aka the G1 cartoon Cybertronian vehicle mode for the coolest bot on the block is now available to order online. He is a Target exclusive in the US under their Buzzworthy Bumblebee sub-line. He is also available in limited quantities via Hasbro Pulse. Read on for pics and details, hit the links to snag em. He’s due in April 2023.
Buzzworthy Origins Jazz
Target, Hasbro Pulse
Transformers Buzzworthy Bumblebee Legacy: Evolution Origin Autobot Jazz
You’ve probably heard the buzz, but Bumblebee is kind of a big deal. And now the bodacious bot is making his mark with a line of some of the most buzzworthy action figures Transformers toys for 6 year old boys, girls, and fans of all ages. See what all the buzz is about, only at Target. The battle is evolving with the Transformers Legacy Evolution Origin Autobot Jazz action figure! This figure is inspired by the alt mode of Jazz from the first episode of The Transformers animated series. Celebrate the last 40 years of Transformers history with Transformers Legacy action figures for boys and girls. Transformers Legacy opens the portal to a whole new universe of More Than Meets the Eye, bringing together every generation of Transformers like you’ve never seen before. Buzzworthy Bumblebee figures feature special Buzzworthy Bumblebee collectible packaging. Collect more Buzzworthy Bumblebee figures, only at Target (each sold separately, subject to availability).
Includes figure, 2 accessories, and instructions.
- BUZZWORTHY BUMBLEBEE: The Buzzworthy Bumblebee collection features some of the most buzzworthy Transformers action figures for boys, girls, and fans of all ages, only at Target
- G1-INSPIRED ALT MODE: This Origin Autobot Jazz action figure converts from robot to Cybertronian hovercraft mode in 20 steps
- SERIES-INSPIRED ACCESSORIES: Origin Autobot Jazz toy comes with blaster and hook accessories that attach to the figure in both modes. Hook can be swapped for the Transformers figure’s hand in robot mode
- EVOLVE THE BATTLE: Transformers toy robots are upgraded with Evo-Fusion battle features! Evolve the battle by combining the hook and blaster accessories into a grappling hook accessory
- BUMBLEBEE-THEMED PACKAGING: This Transformers figure features special Buzzworthy Bumblebee collectible packaging
Let me know which ones you end up using, I was googling kits on aliexpress and I’m not THAT good with soldering kits….Couldn’t really find one ready to go kit either!
I just made sure the legs were fully collapsed and angled properly. I didn't really do anything special.
Thanks for the idea on the stands!
I totally forgot I have a few from the hobby shop.
What an awesome idea! Should be possible with a kit!
I designed and make them myself. Follow the link in my signature if you are looking to buy one.
Anyone know of compatible magnetic stands available that makes these Cybertron origin vehicles levitate? Thanks in advance.
What bases are those? Are they custom-cut perspex, or something commercial?
looks so good! Fingers crossed for Wheeljack in the future? Daddy needs a Cybertronian moving truck Hasbro!
Can the head on this fit on the ss86 one?
It would be a whole lot easier to store the gun on the undercarriage if it weren't for that huge peg on the left side of the gun. REally don't like how we have to flex that transparent plastic a little bit to get it over the hood for transformation.
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Any tips on transforming the panels?
Got around to opening this guy today.
He's a very good figure- has a chance at deluxe of the year I reckon.
Find Jazz at Target earlier tonight. I didn't have any trouble tabbing in his side panels for vehicle mode.
All right, I stand corrected!
I totally admit fake parts make one mode look better than it could without them. I guess I'm ok with functionality over form. Uh oh…does that make me a functionist!?!
I've been playing with Transformers since the beginning, and no, fake parts have never bothered me. Not once, not in any circumstance. In fact I've been delighted to see the use of fake parts where that has been the only way to make the toy work in both modes (and by work I mean "appear the way the designers want it to appear").
Sure, it might be nice as an ideal to aim for, to not use fake parts, but in the real world the designers have to work with strict budgets and physical reality (in the case where the toy is representing an animated or comic character where the designer of that on-screen/page character didn't bother with what could actually physically work for a toy), and both of those will get in the way of that ideal, particularly when an explicit goal for the toy (must look like the character did on screen in 1986) is part of their design brief.
Collector since G1.
I always wanted something more like the media and remember being really happy with Powermaster Optimus Prime's proportions and fake chest.
TF Hot Rod
Yeah there are just some times where a fake chest or fake parts are just needed in order to get something to look right.
It doesn't usually bother me. I think if you handle 86 Hotrod, and just take in the engineering genius that it represents, you might quit worrying about the fake parts.
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Also lately the fake part is right behind the real one, like with Hotrod and BBM Jeep bumblbee, BBM Cybertron Bumblbee also went with the faux chest, but it's often amazing how they fit it in.
I mean, how would you make the chest real in these cases and get reasonable proportions?
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The only time I didn't like was on Runamuck and Runabout.
I felt like they could have used real parts for the chest (perhaps by splitting the windows midway…. and the wheel spurs were disappointing because we missed out on what would have been an amazing leg transformation, to naturally line up the wheels.
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Thet still look good, hope we get Devastation colors…..
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