Takara Tomy Seminal Designer Hideaki Yoke Retires
Thursday, March 30th, 2017 1:19am CDTCategories: People News, Company News
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This is Yoke san. Tonight I was privileged to celebrate his retirement from Takara/Tomy. Yoke san is TRANSFORMERS! Yoke san helped design G1 Optimus Prime, Perceptor, Scourge and others, He shepherded the Transformers partnership between Takara/Tomy and Hasbro since 1983. He was there for every toy product and every piece of media since the beginning.
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Metroplex, the datsun guys and what would become Optimus was his work (and Shoji Kawamori) because the original guy assigned to him couldn't meet the deadline or something.
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Also, what is archer up to these days?
Posted by Sabrblade on March 30th, 2017 @ 9:25am CDT
Avoiding barbershops, from the looks of him.It Is Him wrote:Also, what is archer up to these days?
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