Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 12:02pm CDT

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Fellow Seibertronians! Yours truly brings to your attention something burning today! In a rather unexpected twist of events, BigBadToyStore has posted a new listing revealing the existence of a new upcoming Transformers Masterpiece figure, MP-38+ Burning Convoy!

A redeco of the Masterpiece MP-32 Optimus Primal, it will homage the Burning Convoy redeco of the original Optimus Primal figure that was released as a limited-edition figure to promote the Beast Wars Special movie. The deco has varried a bit in the past but the cartoon accurate deco, since this is based on a cartoon appearance, has an all red chest with only the forearms being gold. You can see an image below of the Robot Masters version, which has more gold highlights, and how he looked like in the cartoon. We do not know if that means he will be clear or painted red. Both Hasbro and Takara will release this toy, as inferred from the BBTS listing.

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS

Not much is known about this figure, as not even its price has been yet revealed, but we do have a release date of March 2020.

Will you be picking up this cherry flavored Munky? Or will you skip this fiery beast? Tell us in the discussion below, and as always, stay tuned for more Seibertron.com news.

Credit(s): BBTS


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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037684)
Posted by Beachjezus on September 10th, 2019 @ 1:35pm CDT
My god that thing looks atrocious.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037685)
Posted by Ironhidensh on September 10th, 2019 @ 1:40pm CDT
Uuummmm.......
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037687)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on September 10th, 2019 @ 1:52pm CDT
Why? Simple: MP-32 was BW cartoon accurate, MP-38 was toy accurate under the caveat that's the form he appeared in in the BWII movie. Both regular bases for a "+" release were covered, but only the Burning deco was left to do. So there :lol:

An MP Flash Lio Convoy shouldn't be too far behind.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037689)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 10th, 2019 @ 1:58pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:An MP Flash Lio Convoy shouldn't be too far behind.
And hopefully his green form.

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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037704)
Posted by LE0KING on September 10th, 2019 @ 4:29pm CDT
Takara doing their own knockoffs now?
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037714)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 10th, 2019 @ 5:39pm CDT
LE0KING wrote:Takara doing their own knockoffs now?
*sigh*

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F7C1gKnKfo&t=2483
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037722)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on September 10th, 2019 @ 6:18pm CDT
I'm beginning to think it was destiny that i was still in college for both of the other Primal molds and thus could not get them.

I'm hoping this rocks, cause I really like the idea and I might finally get this mold
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037728)
Posted by LE0KING on September 10th, 2019 @ 6:34pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
LE0KING wrote:Takara doing their own knockoffs now?
*sigh*

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F7C1gKnKfo&t=2483

Oh, I know it's based on a real design, but the crappy gold paint on the transparent red plastic make it look a lot like one of the KO's from the prime days.
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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2037735)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 10th, 2019 @ 7:04pm CDT
LE0KING wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
LE0KING wrote:Takara doing their own knockoffs now?
*sigh*

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F7C1gKnKfo&t=2483

Oh, I know it's based on a real design, but the crappy gold paint on the transparent red plastic make it look a lot like one of the KO's from the prime days.
Good thing that's not the MP.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038013)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on September 12th, 2019 @ 6:47pm CDT
Thanks to an unexpected source in the form of Previews World, we now have some new stock photos for the recently announced MP-38+ Burning Convoy!

Burning Convoy is a redeco of the MP-32 mold in a garish translucent red in homage to the original Burning Convoy toy, based on the color Optimus Primal AKA Beast Convoy took when he and Lio Convoy united to defeat Majin Zarak in the Beast Wars II Movie. This redeco is the MP-32 repaint since it does not come with the Mutant Mask that MP-38 did.

This figure is set to be available in March of 2020 for the reasonable price of $111.99. Check out the product description and photos below, and let us know what you think in the comments section below!

From Hasbro Toy Group. Takara pays homage to the Beast series with MP-38 Masterpiece Burning Convoy! A redeco of the Masterpiece MP-32 Optimus Primal, this figure pays homage to the Burning Convoy redeco of the original limited-edition Optimus Primal released as a promotion for the Beast Wars Special movie! Transforms from robot to gorillla and includes 2 cyber blades, and 4 alternate face plates for Beast and Robot Mode. Concealed cannons can be revealed when in bot mode in his arms and shoulders. Features removable/replacable face masks, and his tell-tale swords, this is a Masterpiece not to be missed!
In Shops: Mar 25, 2020
Final Orders Due: Oct 07, 2019
SRP: $111.99


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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038014)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on September 12th, 2019 @ 6:48pm CDT
I..... actually don't like it that much at first glance
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038015)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 12th, 2019 @ 6:48pm CDT
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038016)
Posted by Ironhidensh on September 12th, 2019 @ 6:52pm CDT
Again.....
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038018)
Posted by Beachjezus on September 12th, 2019 @ 6:59pm CDT
Still looks atrocious
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038019)
Posted by Stormshot_Prime on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:01pm CDT
Looks like they scooped a bunch of MP32 prototypes out of a storage bin and said, “Hey, could we sell these?”
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038020)
Posted by Ultra Markus on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:20pm CDT
Those lips looks like he huffed some gold paint :lol:
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038024)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:34pm CDT
Ironhidensh wrote:Again.....
Because it's the super powerful form he took in climax of the Japanese theatrical movie.

Asking why they would make this version is like asking why any toys of Galvatron or Rodimus Prime get made. They're the movie-original powered-up forms of Megatron and Hot Rod just as this is the movie-original powered-up form of Optimus Primal.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038025)
Posted by william-james88 on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:36pm CDT
D-Maximal_Primal wrote:I..... actually don't like it that much at first glance

Same here. Looks super bland. If it was a cheaper toy, sure (like Mirage or Cyclonus in a multipack) but here it's a pricey exclusive. I don't mind that it exists but I have other things to spend my money on.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038028)
Posted by Ironhidensh on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:40pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:Again.....
Because it's the super powerful form he took in climax of the Japanese theatrical movie.

Asking why they would make this version is like asking why any toys of Galvatron or Rodimus Prime get made. They're the movie-original powered-up forms of Megatron and Hot Rod just as this is the movie-original powered-up form of Optimus Primal.


That does not explain why anybody would want a, at least, $120 transparent plastic nightmare.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-38+ Burning Convoy Listed on BBTS (2038032)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 12th, 2019 @ 7:49pm CDT
Ironhidensh wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:Again.....
Because it's the super powerful form he took in climax of the Japanese theatrical movie.

Asking why they would make this version is like asking why any toys of Galvatron or Rodimus Prime get made. They're the movie-original powered-up forms of Megatron and Hot Rod just as this is the movie-original powered-up form of Optimus Primal.


That does not explain why anybody would want a, at least, $120 transparent plastic nightmare.
Same reason anyone would want figures of Super Saiyans: Because Burning Convoy (in the short time he appeared) was epic.

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