Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Sunday, February 18th, 2018 4:40am CST

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And finally from Wonderfest 2018, still courtesy of our fellow Seibertronian primalxconvoy, we have images of the Takara Tomy Star Wars Powered by Transformers crossover series, of which we had already seen images of Darth Vader / Tie Advanced X1, and the Millennium Falcon / Han Solo and Chewbacca sets.

What you see in the images mirrored below is a closer look at both sets, including a diorama showing off the transformation from Tie Advanced to Darth Vader, similar to other jumproll sequences seen in the past, and multiple shots from various angles of the packaging, tags, and the two rogue scoundrels and scruffy nerfherders that form the fastest piece of junk in the galaxy. Take a look, and let us know what you think - will you be picking either of these up?



Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬

Transformers News: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬


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Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1940144)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 18th, 2018 @ 7:39am CST
That tie advanced looks amazing and hanode still looks good to me.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1940688)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on February 19th, 2018 @ 4:26pm CST
Really looking forward to the Falcon. The head sculpts are awesome! The faceplate is a nice look for Solo
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1940700)
Posted by primalxconvoy on February 19th, 2018 @ 4:46pm CST
Yes. It's the one thing that ever come out for either the Hasbro or Takara versions that I've really liked. More of this style, please!

I didn't remember to check but I want to know if the Diaclone pilots and Star Wars figures are the same size. If so, there's room for cross-play between these two lines. I would have loved the same to have occurred with TR/Legends and then have future lines (MASK, GI-Joe mini vehicles, Star Wars mini vehicles, etc) share similar sized vehicles and pilots to cross play with.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1942743)
Posted by primalxconvoy on February 26th, 2018 @ 11:32pm CST
The Millennium Falcon is available to preorder at Amazon Japan:

- https://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/aw/d/B079JS ... Mwebp_QL65
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1942949)
Posted by Acesmcgee on February 27th, 2018 @ 7:26pm CST
Though cool, I don't see this line doing it in my collection. I enjoy the appearance of Vader, but the Falcon is not hitting the right wants for me. Now, do a Unicron/Deathstar and I'm in it to win it. I have a quick question though, are these just updated versions of the older Star Wars X Transformers toys from a while back?
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949246)
Posted by Va'al on March 30th, 2018 @ 10:45am CDT
Courtesy of Japanese toy blogger Alfes2010, currently posting on Twitter before updating the Snakas blog, we have a nice series of in-hand images of the Takara Tomy Star Wars Powered by Transformers Tie Advanced X1 / Darth Vader figure.

Shown in both spaceship and mecha Darth Vader robot thing mode, the images below also give us a look at the Vader and Stormtrooper minifigures that come with the toy, plus the lightsaber accessory, some poseability, fan features for the wings and a possible gerwalk-esque mode, as well as compatibility with the current Takara Diabattles line, too. Check it all out below, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub!

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Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949248)
Posted by Shegotron on March 30th, 2018 @ 11:07am CDT
Well, Alfes2010 was certainly creative with those poses...

It's just weird seeing the TIE Advanced X1 in such a light gray color, when we're so used to seeing toy versions in that bluish-gray color that dates all the way back to the original Kenner toy from about 40 years ago.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949249)
Posted by ZeroWolf on March 30th, 2018 @ 11:36am CDT
That's pretty cool that it's compatible with the diabattles line, and I love the wings on it
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949255)
Posted by Rated X on March 30th, 2018 @ 12:15pm CDT
Hideous. Somebody pop off the ugly head and replace it with a Megatron head.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949261)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on March 30th, 2018 @ 12:37pm CDT
Wow, that is actually really good looking! Compared to the stock images, he looks better.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1949306)
Posted by Yweggo on March 30th, 2018 @ 2:21pm CDT
I love that headsculpt.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1950850)
Posted by Va'al on April 5th, 2018 @ 5:38am CDT
Thanks to fellow Seibertronian chuckdawg1999, a regular source for this type of news, we have an in-hand video review of the first in the new line of Takara Tomy Star Wars Powered by Transformers figures - the Tie Advanced X1 that turns into Darth Vader.

Take a look at the clip embedded below, including chuck's thoughts on the toy, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub discussion boards!

Takara's take on a Darth Vader that Transforms into a Tie Advanced fighter is really solid. The plastic feels good while the transformation is simple but fun. Unfortunately, the overall price of the figure makes it hard to recommend to anyone but the most dedicated fan.


Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1952459)
Posted by shajaki on April 12th, 2018 @ 5:46pm CDT
I got Vader. I got thoughts ;;)

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He's fun. But he's more "toy" than "collector piece". Which maybe I should have expected, and is right for it, but he's just simpler than I thought he'd be. All around, it's a decent figure, but nothing to rave about. Robot mode is posable enough to do some fun stuff, but lacks a couple joints (like a wrist swivel) to make him fantastic. And the tie wings, while quite movable, can't move every way you'd like. His shoulders like to fall out of place, but it's no deal breaker. The Tie mode, is very much a Tie. Not much else to say about that :lol:

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I mentioned somewhere that he was slightly bigger than a Deluxe I think? Getting side by side with a current Deluxe, now I see he's more than slightly bigger.

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Final thoughts:
He's a good opener if not slightly underwhelming. But he is light years ahead of the old SWTF's and I look forward to the continuation of the line. Bring on the Falcon, and please make an X-Wing Luke!
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1952467)
Posted by bodrock on April 12th, 2018 @ 6:30pm CDT
From the pics, I can see what you mean about this CHUG-style Darth Vader, Shaj -- I would have expected him to be taller as well. He still looks fun, but I absolutely get why one might be underwhelmed.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1952470)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on April 12th, 2018 @ 6:44pm CDT
Nice pictures! for his price point, I do wish he did do more. But he still looks good, and like you said, miles better than the previous SWTFs
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1952516)
Posted by ZeroWolf on April 13th, 2018 @ 2:13am CDT
Nice pics shaj! My interest in this toy is getting higher :D
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1952590)
Posted by shajaki on April 13th, 2018 @ 1:21pm CDT
Thanks guys!

The more I play around, the more fun I have with him. I think he'll become more relevant when he's got some proper bros to hang with.
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1953449)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on April 16th, 2018 @ 7:46pm CDT
shajaki wrote:Thanks guys!

The more I play around, the more fun I have with him. I think he'll become more relevant when he's got some proper bros to hang with.

Falcon baby 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)
Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1964058)
Posted by shajaki on June 9th, 2018 @ 2:53pm CDT
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Re: Wonderfest 2018 - Takara Star Wars Powered By Transformers Figures #wf2018w #ワンフェス2018冬 (1964176)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on June 10th, 2018 @ 9:21am CDT
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