Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-41 Dinobot Fully Revealed

Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-41 Dinobot Fully Revealed

Dinobot Revealed - Here it is, the biggest news of the year, the full reveal of Takara's Transformers Beast Wars Masterpiece MP 41 Dinobot. The Japanese preorders are now out so we know the full MSRP for those ordering directly from Takara and it is 28,000 Yen. This is exactly what was initially reported. Of course, those wishing to import it themselves may be privy to retailer specific discounts however as you will see below, this is a big boy, one of the biggest Masterpiece figures yet, and the shipping for such a box could make the total cost a wash compared to what a local collectible stores are selling him at. More details here.
Twincast / Podcast #188 "Mutinous Intent"

Twincast / Podcast #188 "Mutinous Intent"

Mutinous Intent - In this episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast Podcast, "Mutinous Intent", speculative discussions start the show with the first being a look at what could happen if Hasbro were to purchase Takara Tomy. After the talk about this imaginary scenario, further guesswork occurs as the cast attempts to draw further conclusions on the upcoming Titans Return animated series from Machinima based on the newly released trailer for the show. A listener's question leads to restropective talk about the just concluded Robots in Disguise cartoon series and its place in the history of Transformers television. The featured topic for the episode is a deep analysis of Transformers: Lost Light #10 from IDW Publishing. Considerations into the events and characters in the book, its place in the overall story, and the consequences of what happens are all put under the microscope in this spoiler heavy discussion. Once that concludes, a quick look at the final First Strike tie-in book wraps up discussion of fictional media for the episode. Quick thoughts about the upcoming Masterpiece Dinobot's pricing are shared, and then information about upcoming site event Transformersmas 2017 is made available. The episode ends with the "Bragging Rights" segment where each cast member mentions their most recent Transformers toy acquisitions.
Transformers Masterpiece MPM-5 Barricade Officially Revealed

Transformers Masterpiece MPM-5 Barricade Officially Revealed

MPM-5 Barricade Revealed - Earlier this morning, Hasbro officially revealed Masterpiece MPM-5 Barricade from the Transformers Movie Universe, which we first heard rumors about earlier this year back in September. You can view our previous news stories about MPM-5 Barricade here. Without further ado, here is the information Hasbro posted via their Pulse website about this highly anticipated figure, which will join the ranks alongside previous Masterpiece Movie figures such as MPM-4 Optimus Prime, MPM-3 Bumblebee and Starscream. It is currently assumed that Toys R Us will be the exclusive retailer for this figure, though that has not been confirmed yet. MPM-5 Barricade will be released in 2018.
Tayo Tosho / HeroX Transformers Generations 2018 Preview Featuring Transformers Legends characters

Tayo Tosho / HeroX Transformers Generations 2018 Preview Featuring Transformers Legends characters

Generations 2018 Preview - Just under a week after the cover was revealed, we now have a preview image of Tayo Tosho's and HeroX's new Transformers Generations book for 2018! Shared by HeroX's Twitter, the image features Overlord, well, lording over a fleeing Bumblebee. Both characters are based on their Titans Return toy designs - more specifically the Takara Legends takes on the figures, LG54 and LG60 respectively.
Full Preview for IDW Transformers: First Strike #1

Full Preview for IDW Transformers: First Strike #1

TF First Strike #1 - The final preview of the final coda, which is really a tie-in, and second part of a larger tie-in story started in the Optimus Prime tie-in, for First Strike is up in full preview courtesy of IDW Publishing and comics entertainment website Adventures in Poor Taste. Transformers: First Strike #1, a one shot despite the numbering, will be released next week, and you can view the opening pages below - make sure to head back here once it's out to read our review and join the conversation!

Fan Reports on Handling 2018 Transformers Movie Leaders Grimlock and Blackout, Voyager Optimus Prime and More

Posted 12 minutes ago by william-james88 - 201 views

NEW! Hasbro welcomed a few chinese fans, those who won this contest, to their Shanghai offices to handle the upcoming 2018 toys. One particular fan, Iamnofire shared his thoughts on weibo concerning the upcoming Studio Series toys Grimlock, Blackout, Optimus Prime and Starscream. Firstly, it seems the leaders, Grimlock and Blackout, will look a lot like their on screen apparances but have very easy transformations. This was hinted at with the bigger panels present on leader Blackout in the - Read More

Images of Box for Transformers Movie Masterpiece MPM-5 Barricade

Posted 50 minutes ago by william-james88 - 438 views

NEW! While fans are waiting for more images of Transformers Movie Masterpiece MPM-5 Barricade, we now have images of the box he will come in, courtesy of 淘宝店变形金刚改造工厂 on weibo (aka TF-Factory). While both the Takara Tomy and Hasbro logos are on the box, as is the case for all MPM releases since the 2017 line revival, we can tell this is the Hasbro packaging due to several languages being found on the box, and none of them being Japanese. The packaging lets us know a few - Read More

Transformers Power of the Primes Wave 1 figures Available for Pre-order on Amazon

Posted 5 hours ago by Bounti76 - 2,386 views

NEW! While preorders have gone up at several of our site sponsors for Power of the Primes Wave 1 Figures (that list can be seen here), they had yet to show up on Amazon-until now, that is, thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertronian boyatlarge! Currently, only Wave 1 Voyagers (Grimlock and Starscream), and Wave 1 Legends (Slash, Windcharger, Beachcomber and Shrapnel Skrapnel) are available to preorder, as well as Wave 1 figure Jazz. Set to be available on December 15th (with free two-day shipping for - Read More

Transformers G1 Themed Go-Karts Discounted on Amazon.com!

Posted 6 hours ago by Bounti76 - 1,177 views

NEW! Already got your Chistmas/Holiday shopping done? Still looking for a good gift for a younger Transformer fan in your life? Just an Optimus and/or Bumblebee completist? Then have we found a deal for you! G1 themed go-karts featuring the likenesses of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee were described in a press release from Hasbro earlier this summer, and now Amazon is currently selling them at a good discount! While the Bumblebee go-kart is currently priced at $126.11, a 21% discount from its original - Read More

Updated IDW Transformers & Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for February 2018

Posted 7 hours ago by Va'al - 1,500 views

As we had anticipated in the initial, mostly visual, news post about IDW Publishing's solicitations for the comics due in February 2018, we now have the full works, including better sized cover art and text-based blurbs for the likes of ongoing series Transformers: Lost Light, Optimus Prime, Transformers vs Visionaries, the Optimus Prime Annual and Hasbro Universe titles like Rom & The Micronauts and Scarlett's Strike Force! TRANSFORMERS TITLES Optimus Prime Annual 2018—Cover A: - Read More

The Chosen Prime Sponsor Newsletter For November 24, 2017 (plus Holiday Sale!)

Posted 8 hours ago by Va'al - 1,457 views

THE CHOSEN PRIME SPONSOR NEWSLETTER FOR NOVEMBER 24, 2017 (PLUS HOLIDAY SALE!) Greetings and happy holidays from The Chosen Prime! Today begins our 2017 Holiday Sale! This year, in addition to sale prices on specific items, we are giving an instant discount on ALL in stock items by applying the Rewards Points up front! We also have a number of new arrivals and pre-orders available this week, presented below. Let us know if there's a particular figure - Read More

Pre-Order Listings for Takara Tomy Mall Transformers X Street Fighter II Sets

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 4,067 views

With our fourth news story since the reveal just the other day, we have some online store listings for pre-order of the Transformers X Street Fighter II crossover sets from Takara Tomy, including Ryu vs M, Bison and Ken vs Chun-Li! Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Street Fighter, these remold/recolored figures are exclusive to Takara Tomy Mall, but can be also pre-ordered via site sponsors below! From Takara, a mash up for the ages, Street Fighters re-imagined as Transformers. This two - Read More

Stock Images for Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG50 Sixshot, LG51 Doublecross, LG52 Misfire, LG53 Broadside

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 5,238 views

Courtesy of HoobySearch and the Japanese online retailer 1999.co.jp, we have some clear and shiny stock images for the Takara Tomy Transformers Legends line, bringing some of the later hitters of the Hasbro Titans Return figures - as well as some of the bigger ones - to Japanese audiences and their market: LG-50 Sixshot, LG-51 Doublecross, LG-52 Misfire, & LG-53 Broadside! Sixshot is the notable exception to the packaging pattern we've seen so far, sporting a bit retro-styled box with all - Read More

TFSource Countdown to Black Friday Day 3! Legends Wednesday!

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 3,067 views

We are halfway through the Countdown to Black Friday and Day 3 is a Legendary sale! Save up to 50% off on select Legends figures! These deals only last 24 hours, so hurry! The third day of sales include the whole line currently in their stock from Takara Tomy's Transformers Legends, meaning that you could save on anything from LG-30 Weirdwolf to LG-44 Sharkticon & Sweeps, going via LG20 Skids, LG04 Roadbuster, LG27 Blaster / Broadcast, and LG-EX Rattrap from Beast Wars, plus most figures in - Read More

Transformers Power of the Primes Wave 1 Site Sponsor Listings

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 3,767 views

Thanks to various site sponsors and fellow Seibertron.com community members, we have a round-up of links leading to listings on various retailers for the first wave of Transformers: Power of the Primes - from Legend class to Deluxe, via Prime Masters and Voyagers, but no Leader class yet. You can choose where to shop for these, but do note that some of the prices vary, and several of these figures are also making their way to physical stores too (at least in the US for now). As a reminder, - Read More

BBTS Sponsor News: Black Friday, TF POTP, Hulk, Justice League, Star Wars, Play Arts Kai, Ghostbusters & More!

Posted 17 hours ago by Sigma Magnus - 5,145 views

------------- NEW PREORDERS ------------- BLACK FRIDAY SALE - 100 ITEMS ON SALE! Lots of brands are on sale including Transformers, Marvel, Star Wars, TMNT and DC. Find great deals such as Transformers Masterpiece Shattered Glass Optimus Prime for $99.99! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/search?Pa ... heme=13133 TRANSFORMERS POWER OF THE PRIMES FIGURES The Autobots and Decepticons use Prime Masters to wield the incredible powers of the most legendary bots in the universe: the Primes. - Read More

New Canadian Transformers Sightings Including Holiday Restock at Winners and Fidget Its at Dollarama

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 8,920 views

Canadians looking for bargains this holiday season may be in luck. Winners has received a lot of various new Transformers stock. The offerings at this Market Six store will differ from location to location so these are just a few examples. Warrior class figures from the Robots in Disguise Soundwave / Blurr wave have been found for $12.99. This would explain why this particular wave had a very short lived shelf life with the primary Hasbro retailers, the stock was dumped to - Read More

TFCon USA 2018 Dates Announced!

Posted 1 day ago by Bounti76 - 6,221 views

Still sad about Botcon ending? Are you bummed about Hascon not coming back until 2019? Well, there is some good news on the Transformers-themed convention front. TFCon is the largest fan-run convention in the world, and their USA convention will be held from October 26-28, 2018 in Rosemont, Illinois (a Chicago suburb). TFCon began in 2002 as a Canadian Transformers fan convention, and expanded to the USA in 2014. Their most recent convention was in Washington, D.C. earlier this fall. - Read More

Power of the Primes Wave 1 Prime Masters In Stock on Hasbro Toy Shop

Posted 1 day ago by Qwan - 12,402 views

Out of seemingly nowhere, Hasbro Toy Shop has stocked the Wave 1 Prime Master figures for Power of the Primes! Thanks to a tip from Seibertronian mordhelm, we can confirm that Prime Masters Micronus, Liege Maximo and Vector Prime (with Decoy Suits based on Cloudburst, Skullgrin and Metalhawk respectively) are all listed on hasbrotoyshop.com, and can be Added to Cart and purchased at this very moment. Each figure is listed at $4.99, a dollar lower than the price found in Toys R Us' database - Read More

Comparison Images Between Skrapnel Toy Released in Transformers Thrilling 30 and Power of the Primes

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 14,402 views

Fellow Seibertronian Powered Convoy has posted images comparing both Hasbro releases of Transformers Generations legends class Skrapnel / Shrapnel, the one from Thrilling 30 and the newly released one from Power of the Primes. Here we get a very good look at the differences which have been broken down by Twincast Podcast host ScottyP: ScottyP wrote:Shrapnel has a darker purple than the prior Generations release, slightly lighter yellow paint (ymmv on that), and a barely different paint app - Read More

Transformers X Street Fighter II Figures Revealed: Ryu vs M. Bison, Chun-Li vs Ken

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 15,832 views

Via a notification from fellow Seibertronian Albatross250, we found the original source of a batch of original images for the recently revealed Transformers X Street Fighter II figures - and we didn't have to go far, as it's indeed via TakaraTomyMall! The listings show both sets as originally reported on our previous newspost here, including the same price of around 115 USD for the Bison (Vega in Japan, as we first pointed out) and Ryu set, and 76 USD for the Chun Li vs Ken set, but also - Read More

LA Times Interviews Peter Cullen: Optimus Prime, His Role in Machinima Transformers: Titans Return

Posted 2 days ago by Qwan - 7,664 views

Not too long after the last interview with Peter Cullen about his role as Optimus Prime in Machinima's Titans Return animated series, we have another one with the great man, coming from the LA Times! The questions cover how he first landed the role back in the days of Generation One; the changes to the voice-acting process over time since he started his career; his bond with frequent (though not present in Machinima's series) voice of Megatron, Frank Welker; and even more! The article - Read More

New #HasbroStories Clip Series - Thor & Amanda, Corey, Global Philantropy

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 6,604 views

Several months ago, Hasbro sent out a press release highlighting their new campaign to connect faces and names to the gigantic toymaker company, called Hasbro Stories. As a series of short clips on YouTube, they spotlighted employees and departments that sparked the interest of potential viewers, from personal hobbies to connections to the brands they work on, giving a human face to the usually corporate reality for a wider audience. Well, they're back! We have a whole list of clips for you - Read More

Clearer Images of Takara Tomy Transformers X Street Fighter II Figures

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 14,868 views

Fellow Seibertronians steals_your_goats and Sammythekat have reached out to us with some additional, clearer images (though not that much in resolution) of the Transformers X Street Fighter II figures that we cover in our previous news story here! As you can see in the image below, we finally get a clearer look at Ken's Takara Tomy Legends Hot Rod reuse (plus the Hasbro Titans Return guns), and the Titan Master does indeed remain the same just with a new paint job, highlighting those - Read More

Paramount Launches its First AR Experience With Content from Transformers: The Last Knight

Posted 2 days ago by william-james88 - 8,011 views

Transformers’ augmented reality experience for iOS app users launches today to coincide with the release of Transformers: The Last Knight on 4K Ultra HD. The free mobile app, which can be found here, incorporates content from the latest film and lets users play as BUMBLEBEE and turns your room into a set from the film. Check below for a full press release from paramount along with images and trailers! Press release- Paramount Launches its First Augmented Reality Experience - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #188 - Mutinous Intent
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