'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images

Transformers News: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images

Sunday, November 4th, 2012 10:23PM CST

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The Cybertron Satellite campaign has been kicking around for awhile, and one might ask, what's the purpose of it? Alfes 2010 found out what the commotion and promotion was all about, as he reaped one of the rewards of the Cybertron Satellite - the varying coloured matrices! As seen in the November 2012 issue of Hyber Hobby (scans courtesy of ModXToy), there are fourteen different matrices for the fourteen different Primes of Japan: Akiba, Kawasaki, Tachikawa, Umeda, Nagoya, Saitama, Ginza, Mito, Sapporo, Itami, Fukutusu, Ikebukuro, Yokohama, and Sendai. More than just a keychain, each matrix can fit inside MP-10 Optimus Prime, and his subsequent repaints! Alfes 2010 was able to obtain the Mito Matrix, which is colored gold with a purple crystal, which coincides with Mito Prime's colors. Unfortunately there's a catch - you have to spend 3000 Yen at the appropriate sell store, and these are only limited to 200 each! Can you match the Primes with the matrices?

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images

Cybertron Satellite Matrix Promotion and Images
Credit(s): Alfes 2010
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Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1437199)
Posted by freetouch on November 5th, 2012 @ 10:57am CST
Did I ever mention how crappy it is to be a TF fan and not living in japan? It seems as if they get all the amazing stuff... granted, if I lived there, I'd be broke as a joke in 2 minutes.
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1437224)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 5th, 2012 @ 11:43am CST
*Insert "Light our darkest hour" joke here*

After the Matrix campaign, they should give us some actual Legends/EZ/Legion class figures of these Town Commanders.
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1437234)
Posted by Ginrai Minor on November 5th, 2012 @ 12:00pm CST
Can these be obtained through online purchases at corresponding Japanese retailers, if so which stores? Thank you very much :3

:BOT:
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1437248)
Posted by craggy on November 5th, 2012 @ 12:34pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:*Insert "Light our darkest hour" joke here*

After the Matrix campaign, they should give us some actual Legends/EZ/Legion class figures of these Town Commanders.

oooh yeah, that'd be nice!
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1438181)
Posted by felinafullstop on November 8th, 2012 @ 9:52am CST
I want two of these...one for my prime...and one for my keys!
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1438182)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 8th, 2012 @ 9:54am CST
felinafullstop wrote:I want two of these...one for my prime...and one for my keys!
There are fourteen different ones, all limited to 200 pieces each, and are only obtainable from Japanese retail stores in person. Just lettin' ya know. ;)
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1438187)
Posted by felinafullstop on November 8th, 2012 @ 10:12am CST
A girl can HOPE can't she :D <3
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1596217)
Posted by shajaki on August 3rd, 2014 @ 2:33pm CDT
holy crap! i just found out these existed. i only found two of these matrix's (and read theyre the only ones released so far). this is from back in 2012... does anyone know if this matrix collection was cancelled?
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603380)
Posted by shajaki on September 1st, 2014 @ 2:20pm CDT
bump?
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603422)
Posted by Mkall on September 1st, 2014 @ 5:17pm CDT
shajaki wrote:bump?

As far as I'm aware, only 2 of the matrixes (matrices?) were released. The purple one and the blue one.
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603429)
Posted by shajaki on September 1st, 2014 @ 5:36pm CDT
Mkall wrote:
shajaki wrote:bump?
As far as I'm aware, only 2 of the matrixes (matrices?) were released. The purple one and the blue one.
purple one (pictured up top) sure, but blue? the only other one ive seen was black with a clear center.

Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603458)
Posted by Mkall on September 1st, 2014 @ 7:34pm CDT
shajaki wrote:
Mkall wrote:
shajaki wrote:bump?
As far as I'm aware, only 2 of the matrixes (matrices?) were released. The purple one and the blue one.
purple one (pictured up top) sure, but blue? the only other one ive seen was black with a clear center.


Thought it was blue. might've been that one, I don't really remember. All I recall right now it it's slung around Pirate Thundertron's hip.
Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603468)
Posted by shajaki on September 1st, 2014 @ 9:05pm CDT
Mkall wrote:Thought it was blue. might've been that one, I don't really remember. All I recall right now it it's slung around Pirate Thundertron's hip.
theres a very small crappy pic on wiki. its literally the only pic i can find of the other matrix's. MAN i want those!

Re: 'Cybertron Satellite' Matrix Promotion and Images (1603470)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 1st, 2014 @ 9:12pm CDT
shajaki wrote:
Mkall wrote:Thought it was blue. might've been that one, I don't really remember. All I recall right now it it's slung around Pirate Thundertron's hip.
theres a very small crappy pic on wiki. its literally the only pic i can find of the other matrix's. MAN i want those!

Yeah, and that pic was scanned from the November 2012 issue of Hyper Hobby magazine.

So if anyone's got all 14, it's probably someone on the TakaraTomy design team.

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