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New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime

Transformers News: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007 9:58AM CDT

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EasyNet Hobby Shop ^0^ has posted 2 new auctions of the upcoming TakaraTomy Nike Optimus Prime and Megatron figures at the Taobao.com auction website. You can view Megatron's auction here and Optimus Prime's auction here. We have mirrored the images from these auctions below for your convenience. You can click on the images below to view larger images.


Nike Megatron and Nike Optimus Prime in shoe mode

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes


Nike Megatron in shoe mode

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes


Nike Megatron in robot mode

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes


Nike Optimus Prime in shoe mode

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes



Nike Optimus Prime in robot mode

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes

TakaraTomy's Nike Shoes



Transform and run out!
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Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65809)
Posted by Robinson on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:03am CDT
Images arent showing up
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65815)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:10am CDT
Hmmm.. I'll pass on those.

Oh, PM coming your way 1bigray...
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65818)
Posted by Maldroth on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:12am CDT
bah not in my size :P

seriously though they are well designed and look like they accomplish what they want.

Just doesn't do anything for this collector though.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65819)
Posted by Counterpunch on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:12am CDT
Absurd.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65827)
Posted by Seibertron on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:21am CDT
I just noticed that they've got the movie symbols on them instead of the old school Autobot and Decepticon symbols.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65833)
Posted by Wheeljack35 on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:23am CDT
Funny how the shoes look more like Transformers Then the movie characters do
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65834)
Posted by Agamemnon on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:26am CDT
I can't wait to go running in these things.



Wait, what's that?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65841)
Posted by Leonardo on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:37am CDT
They're ghastly.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65846)
Posted by LioBreaker on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:51am CDT
Seriously anyone here spending money on those ? I feel my hobby sunk another level here or it's just me.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65847)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:51am CDT
The Prime one isnt bad but Megatron isnt that good. His head looks weird.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65851)
Posted by Seibertron on March 27th, 2007 @ 10:57am CDT
LioBreaker wrote:Seriously anyone here spending money on those ? I feel my hobby sunk another level here or it's just me.


I'm actually really excited about these. This is the kind of thing that people who aren't into Transformers will think are awesome. It's a whole new take on the "objectformers" aspect of the Transformers. Yes, these are most certainly some oddball items but that's what I like most about them. I most definitely can see why these wouldn't be appealing to a lot of fans. It should be intersting to do galleries of these weird guys.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65852)
Posted by lokust on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:00am CDT
Wow. And I thought the Transformers line was whored out to the deepest extent in the 80's... if you had told me when I was 8 years old that they would make Transformers shoes that actually transformed into Megatron and Optimus Prime there is no doubt they would have shown up on my christmas list... fast forward 20 years though and somehow at 28 these transforming shoes don't seem very cool... at all.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65857)
Posted by ashe5k on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:07am CDT
Not only do they transform into the shoes, but they're wearing them as well! How cool is that?

I gots to get me some Nikes! ;P

They're not horrible, kinda fun looking actually, but I think I'll stick to getting the last of the Classics line I'm missing and the new movie toys instead of these.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65858)
Posted by LioBreaker on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:09am CDT
Seibertron wrote:
LioBreaker wrote:Seriously anyone here spending money on those ? I feel my hobby sunk another level here or it's just me.


I'm actually really excited about these. This is the kind of thing that people who aren't into Transformers will think are awesome. It's a whole new take on the "objectformers" aspect of the Transformers. Yes, these are most certainly some oddball items but that's what I like most about them. I most definitely can see why these wouldn't be appealing to a lot of fans. It should be intersting to do galleries of these weird guys.


From marketing perspective, I agree. From being a big fan/collector, I feel "repeatedly violated" especially after even darth vader or his jet could transform, and the same thing with the pathetic power rangers. I dunno know.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65862)
Posted by Danish-Liokaiser on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:13am CDT
Wow =) Think i wanna get Prime when they come's out officially!
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65883)
Posted by y2jfreak on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:27am CDT
Of all the useless pieces of.......well you get the drift. Why on Earth would someone want to make let alone buy these?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65885)
Posted by Ultra Magnus on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:27am CDT
"Transform and Run Out!"

HAHAHAHAHA!!! That's absolutely hilarious! My Big Brother will love these. He's really into Nike Shoes and Transformers... And his B-day is in June these'll be Perfect!
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65907)
Posted by Carcass on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:57am CDT
I'm failing to see how these things are even wearable. Wouldn't they just fall apart after running around the block? I can't see how they would be very comfortable either.

I just hope that anyone who buys them are satisfied with their purchase... it will be hard to sell a pair of these USED after a transnerd has put their feet in them. :p
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65908)
Posted by Agamemnon on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:01pm CDT
I'm guessing that they are not actually wearable, though I guess I haven't seen it stated one way or the other. Just the practicality alone would preclude these being molded in, what, 12 different sizes?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65912)
Posted by City Commander on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:04pm CDT
I like them. They may be stupid and weird, but I like them all the same. Smoooooooooth.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65924)
Posted by Carcass on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:20pm CDT
Agamemnon wrote:I'm guessing that they are not actually wearable, though I guess I haven't seen it stated one way or the other. Just the practicality alone would preclude these being molded in, what, 12 different sizes?


You make perfect sense, although I was going by the shoe size shown on the image. *shrug* I haven't heard one way or the other either.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65932)
Posted by Counterpunch on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:27pm CDT
Well, I'd get them, but I'm not allowed to have shoes with laces in them...




nah, I'm just not getting them because I can't buy every piece of TF shit out there.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65942)
Posted by angelicbeef on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:36pm CDT
transformers that wear sneakers, haha. I'll keep them on a show rack and ppl will be like "why do you have unmatching shoes?" i'll lol.

those laces are sweet energon whips. S&M megatron anyone?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65943)
Posted by Zeds on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:36pm CDT
What a waste of plastic! Utterly. Puts the SWTF into a new light.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65944)
Posted by angelicbeef on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:37pm CDT
since nike and ipod are teamed up (nike free), and transformers and ipod are teamed up (music label), why not finish the love triangle? The best things come in 3's ;-)
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65951)
Posted by jgilkinson on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:42pm CDT
may get prime just to have it but not impressed
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (65953)
Posted by Ravage XK on March 27th, 2007 @ 12:49pm CDT
I like the way they are both wearing the very shoes they transform into.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66166)
Posted by homelessjunkeon on March 27th, 2007 @ 5:55pm CDT
ROFL. So that's what happened to my stash...
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66176)
Posted by MegaDave on March 27th, 2007 @ 6:10pm CDT
makes you wonder if some sort of crazy gestalt has been planning for years - you have rid megatron turns into a hand, megabolt into a head and these new two into shoes.
What disembodied parts coming next?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66245)
Posted by D-340 on March 27th, 2007 @ 7:25pm CDT
Wow, these are all kinds of suck. When I saw the initial pics I thought they looked cool, but after seeing the finished product, they make me :SICK:
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66359)
Posted by grizzly1 on March 27th, 2007 @ 8:38pm CDT
guys, i am scared, impressed, but scared



"influenced by the latest in sole- technology, the autobots and decepticons are now designed to take on a more difficult battle field: your closet!..."
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66535)
Posted by Basketball Jones on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:25pm CDT
The Megatron isn't bad for a Megatron figure, although a shoe is an alt mode of questionable use.

What would be amusing is a G1-styled episode produced featuring these shoeformers.
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66701)
Posted by Barricade on March 28th, 2007 @ 7:41am CDT
will these be availble at shoe stores like foot locker,etc?
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66706)
Posted by Flux Convoy on March 28th, 2007 @ 7:46am CDT
From pics, the boxes look fantastic. The figures leave me cold though. They're the same molds with different colors and heads. Robot modes seem pretty poor to me. I know there are people who are excited about these and all the power to them. These are not up my alley though. I DO want the boxes though. Go figure.
:BOT:
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (66738)
Posted by Optimist_Prime on March 28th, 2007 @ 8:32am CDT
If you could wear the shoes that transform, I wouldn't think twice about buying them. However we cant wear Prime on our feet, so I'll Pass on this grass :P
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (154154)
Posted by atomic1fire on June 7th, 2007 @ 10:08pm CDT
So I guess that makes Prime a goody one shoe
Re: New images of TakaraTomy's Nike Megatron and Optimus Prime (154329)
Posted by Bonger on June 8th, 2007 @ 1:58am CDT
Lyte wrote:So I guess that makes Prime a goody one shoe


LOL

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