Along with the new reveals earlier today, Takara Tomy showed off a sparkly Golden Titans Return Soundwave! He was pair up with the previously released mix-match of figures to celebrate it’s namesake episode from the Generation 1 cartoon. Read on to check the pics from @TF_pr!
Courtesy of our 2005 Boards Nevermore, we can report a variety of new sightings at German retail.
The following toys have hit shelves:
- Bumblebee Movie Energon Igniters Wave 2 Nitro Series – The new Dropkick and Blitzwing molds of this series were found at Spielzeug-Paradies Wagner in Bochum.
- Bumblebee Movie Mission Vision Toys – Shatter and Dropkick were also spotted at Spielzeug-Paradies Wagner in Bochum and Müller in downtown Gelsenkirchen.
- War For Cybertron: Siege Wave 2 Battlemasters – A nice surprise to find Pteraxodon and Aimless at Müller in Gelsenkirchen.
- Power Of The Primes Wave 3 Legends – As a nice “better-late-than-never” extra bonus, Outback and Cindersaur finally made their way to German retail. Spotted at Spielzeug-Paradies Wagner in downtown Bochum.
Happy hunting to all fellow German fans!
Care of Comicbook.com we have our first images of the upcoming new Transformers War For Cybertron Siege Figures: Titan Omega Supreme, Commander Jetfire, and Deluxes Mirage & Impactor.
This a great preview before the upcoming Toyfair where we are sure Hasbro will reveal the figures to the public. Titan class Omega Supreme (2 feet or 60.96 cm tall) converts into his Command Center form, which sports a rocket, tank, and a perimeter to help defend the Autobots from enemy fire. He also comes with the Micromaster Countdown, which fits inside the rocket, tank, or control tower and can even ride along the perimeter.
Jetfire is our first figure in the new Commader class which we had reported from some Amazon listings. He is 11 inches (27.94 cm) tall in robot mode and comes with 6 different weapons, 2 Radiograph Boosters, and more, which can be used to convert Jetfire into C.O.M.B.A.T. READY mode. Highly inspired in his G1 cartoon design.
As the winners of the 2018 Transformers Generations Fan Vote, Impactor and Mirage come with new molds for the Siege line. Impactor has two fists, but both have 5 mm ports on the other side, so they can be switched to attach his harpoon to recreate his IDW design. Mirage is coming with a more G1 inspired design as a great option over 2014 Classics Mirage and 2015 Combiner Wars Mirage.
Check all the images and official product descriptions (including prices and release date) after the jump and then sound off on the 2005 Boards!
Amazon Canada has added a pair of new listings, one of which we’ve known about for a while, and one that is new to us.
First up is for a War for Cybertron Titan Class figure. Priced at $250CDN, this is the listing for the Titan Class Omega Supreme figure teased at New York Comic Con. He’s set to be the big ticket item of the War for Cybertron line and will also include a bonus Micromaster, Countdown.
Second is the mystery listing. This is for a War for Cybertron Commander Class figure, which is priced at $120CDN. We’re not sure that this one is for, although given the price it is likely to be something quite substantial, perhaps in line with the Supreme class figures of the past.
New York Toy Fair is not too far away. Perhaps we’ll learn more at that time.
Care of Autobase Aichi we can share for you some in-hand images of the upcoming Transformers War For Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Optimus Prime.
This mold is an extensive remold of Siege Ultra Magnus and a great homage to the Transformers Cybertron Optimus Prime toy. The inner robot is based on the new design for the IDW comics reboot. The super mode uses a lot of parts of the alt mode to form the armor and the new chest. There are comparison images with the original Transformers Cybertron Optimus Prime. A great new mold indeed.
You can view all the images, as well as a video review, after the jump.
Takara updated their site this morning with stock images of their upcoming Golden Lagoon Soundwave. This will be a Winter Wonderfest 2019 Exclusive and now has a price of 10,000 yen ($91.25) before tax. Golden Lagoon Soundwave will be using the Titans Return/Legends version of the mold.
TFW2005 member Lord Dcast reports quite the find at Hobbyco Sydney: Leader Ultra Magnus and Battle Masters Pteraxadon and Aimless! Other Siege figures at that location include Cog, Lionizer and Optimus Prime. We see you too, Energon Igniter Speed Series Barricade.
Good hunting to our fellow Transformers fans in Australia!
Thanks to the TransFans Facebook page, we have our first look at the alt mode of the recently leaked Cybertron/Galaxy Force Optimus Prime! No, the image is not blurred out or smothered in purple, so we get a good look at the impressive, heavy-duty firetruck mode this Prime sports.
No further release info is known at the time, but be sure to check out the image in full after the jump, and if you missed it, check out his robot mode here!
Courtesy of friend site and sponsor Robotkingdom, we have our first images of the packaging of the new Takara Tomy Mall Exclusive LG-EX Repug & Grotes (Repugnus & Grotusque) for your viewing pleasure.
This is the Japanese release of these new incarnations of the G1 Monsterbots. While LG-EX boxes are usually closed boxes, this release is using a nice windowed box, so we can see both Monsterbots as if they were about to fight. Repugnus (or Repug in Japan) comes in cartoon-accurate colors from the Japanese Transformers: Masterforce series and includes his Headmaster Hedgehog (repaint of Hasbro’s Titans Return Dastard). Grotusque (or Grotes in Japan) includes his Headmaster Platinum Tiger (repaint of Hasbro’s Titans Return Fengul).
This 2-pack is expected to start shipping on January 26th, 2019. You still can pre-order it via our sponsors below. Click on the bar to check out the mirrored images and then sound off on the 2005 Boards!
We’ve got word that Machinima, who produced the Prime Wars Trilogy of Transformers shows in association with Hasbro, have set all episodes of the three series to private. In fact it goes much further, as it is reported that the entire Youtube Channel is now set to private – and with little warning to the creators who helped to make the content, according to Kotaku’s report. The report also notes that there was no public announcement or advance warning of the closure of the channel.
This all adds up to the fact that Transformers fans can no longer enjoy the trio of Prime Wars Trilogy shows that Machinima produced – Combiner Wars, Titans Return, and Power of the Primes. While far from the best Transformers shows, the series featured several notable elements including the use of Overlord in an English series, the only animated appearance of Victorion and one of the best versions of Megatron.
We’d also point out this is why Transformers shows need physical media releases. If online-only Transformers media disappears, then a part of the Transformers legacy is lost forever – and that means fans who come after us don’t get the chance to experience the Transformers franchise in the same way those of us who watched the shows might. Whether that is for better or worse given the perceived quality of the shows is up to the viewer.