The BotCon 2007 Customizing class figure of Grimlock is to be repainted as a Transformer named Overkill, based off the original Decepticon cassette from 1987. GetterDragun notified Seibertron earlier this morning about this. GetterDragun attended the class earlier today. Hopefully we'll have pics soon.
We have know for some time now that there would be a Burger King commercial that would help promote the Transformers Movie. Well, now the commercial is airing of T.V. and has made its way to the net. Here it is:
Our own Decepticon Spike has brought us news about a new promotion. Hasbrotoyshop.com is offering free shipping on Transformers orders of $25.00 with the use of the code TRANSFORMBK. So if you still need to do a little Transformers shopping you may want to try HasbroToyShop.com.
Our own i_amtrunks has brought us news about a new sale on Transformers Movie figures in Australia. Alphatrion of TAAU received his Big W brochure concerning the upcoming toy sale, here are the details:
"The Big W Toy Spectacular Catalogue came into my possession today. Sale starts Thursday July 4 and ends Wednesday July 18.
Star Wars Transformers $19.84 (Save $10)
Movie Leader $68.73 (Price After Promotion $88.73)
Cyber Stompin' $32.83 (Price After Promotion $39.83)
Movie Deluxe Figures $18.82 (Price After Promotion $23.8
Optimus Prime Helmet Voice Changer $57.88 (Price After Promotion $77.8
Optimus Prime Titanium 3-Pack [Protoform, Vehicle, Robot] $18.82
Character Costumes [Prime and Megs] $19.84
Alloy Scooter $39.84
Transformers the Game
Transformers Energon Return of Megatron DVD $8.83
Transformers Licensed Kids Tee with bonus cap $16.93
Transformers License Shopping Bags $2.93
Edit: Forgot to mention that's It's no deposit layby until Christmas Eve ($2 layby fee still applies)"
User Megatroptimus has posted an image giving Transformers fans a first look at the Robot Heroes incarnations of the characters from the upcoming Transformers Movie, the figures include 4 sets of 2 : Bumblebee vs. Barricade, Jazz vs. Frenzy, Ratchet vs. Megatron, and Optimus Prime vs. Blackout.
There is a new article about Hasbro and Transformers in The Seattle Times. This latest article talks about the abundance of movie tie-in toys and including Hasbro's Transformers Movie toy line. Read the article by clicking here.
We have some good news for Transformers fans living in Greece. There are reports of new Transformers sightings. BlackMegatron of TFW2005 has reported finding Transformers Movie toys at various locations. So to our fellow Transformers fans living in Greece, Good Luck with the hunt!
Fan2Fan has posted a update from Dengeki Hobby magazine and Figure Oh!
New issues of Figure Oh!, Dengeki Hobby Magazine and Hobby Japan are out today and available for those who wish to order a copy. Some new pictures on upcoming TF releases,
Dengeki Hobby Magazine:
1. July releases of the movie line, wave 2 is scheduled to come out on 19 Jul, MA-09 Ironhide, MD-11 Swindle, MD-07 Megatron, MD-08 Starscream, MD-09 Bonecrusher, MD-10 Wreckage, MD-12 Decepticon Boosterx10, MD-13 Zoomout25X. For more details on prices, checkout the preorder page. Also scheduled to be out in July is wave 2 of the Basic series.
2. ToyHobby Market exclusive is currently taking order for Movie Frenzy, though same size as the basic series, the package will be the same as the Hasbro package. Preorder is available on ToyHobby Market and will close on 13 Jul.
3. New picture of the jet mode of MP-6 Skywarp is revealed, somewhat different from the picture shown, the it mentioned it will have anime accurate coloring. The robot mode will be shown in the next issue. We have 2 more units available for preorder at the discounted preorder price of US$76 only. Order here now.
4. Departmental stores Ito Yokado and Jusco will be having Micron campaign in July, Micron NoiseEffect (Jet) for Ito-Yokado and Micron TorgueGain (Heli) for Jusco will come with purchases of specified Movie releases TFs. We are no taking orders for these exclusives at this time.
5. Metalverse Collection will be releasing Hot Rod Statue, fully colored and assembled, the statue will be soft vinly and comes with a stand. Measure up to 25cm. Expected to release in Sep. We are able to take orders for this release at this time with preorder discount for those interested, US$68, order here. For more detail picture of item, check out our new listing on the preorder page.
6. Other coverage includes the Music Label Soundwave, Frenzy & Rumble Headphones, Convoy Playing Speaker and the Encore series.
1. Same coverage on wave 2 of the movie line coming out in Jul.
2. Other support lines include the Movie Bumblebee BeatBox and Titanium series.
3. Similar pictures of the MP-6 Skywarp Jet mode, the article also reports that Dr. Arkeville pilot, same as MP-3 Starscream. But Skywarp is expected to have a new face and new set of decals. We have 2 more units available for preorder at the discounted preorder price of US$76 only. Order here now.
4. Coverage on the Toys R Us event, Transformers First Impact 0602, held on 2 Jun to promote the first wave of the movie toyline releases.
5. More picture on the Store exclusive Micron campaign, Noise Effect and TorqueGain.
6. A picture of the package of Music Label Soundwave is shown. With final color of Soundwave SparkBlue ver. and Sonic White ver., one can see the different tone of blue been used for the Spark Blue ver. and the Sonic White ver.
7. Other coverage includes the Metalverse Collection Hot Rod statue, Movie Basic series, Encore series and the EZ Collection.
Check out new updates on Mini-Pla Gekidoger Saber Arms release, Mugenbine Legend of holy beasts and 4 dragons reissues, and the series 2 of the popular transformable weapons, Buki-Borg. Check out Ranger page, Mugenbine page and Preorder page for more details.