International Category

First look at Generations Kup

Amazon Japan has posted several new images of “Transformers: United” figures, Japan’s version of the Generations toy line. Among which is our first look at a new Kup figure. Check out all the images via TFW2005 here.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on October 13th, 2010 by Sparky Prime

Masterpiece Rodimus Prime to have four modes

The upcoming Masterpiece Rodimus Prime figure will also transform into Hot Rod, as speculated by some fans after the prototype was revealed. The figure will have Hot Rod’s robot and sports car modes, as well as Rodimus Prime’s robot and flaming Winnebago modes.

See images below the fold. (…more)

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on August 28th, 2010 by andersonh1

Prototype MP Rodimus Prime revealed

Another new upcoming Transformer on display at China’s Cybertron Con is the recently announced Masterpiece Rodimus Prime figure. The version on display is still only in the prototype stages that has yet to be painted.  Images can be seen at TFW2005 and TFormers.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on July 31st, 2010 by Sparky Prime

2011 Transformers Images from China’s Cybertron Con

While the Hasbro TF Comic-Con panel didn’t deliver much newness, across the Pacific in China, Takaratomy revealed some amazing new stuff, like Goldbug, Legends gun Megatron, Deluxe Tracks, Perceptor, a few realistic Animated characters, PCC Dinobot combiners, and more! Check out the pics at TFW2k5 and check out more at Tformers.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on July 30th, 2010 by JediTricks

Hasbro Announces Transformers Cybertron Con

HASBRO ANNOUNCES THE FIRST EVER “TRANSFORMERS CYBERTRON CONVENTION” IN CHINA

The Largest Official Gathering of TRANSFORMERS Fans Starts Today at Landmark Brand Expo in Shanghai (…more)

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on July 30th, 2010 by JediTricks

Images of Masterpiece Movie Starscream

Dengeki online has an image of the upcoming Movie Masterpiece MP-M01 Starscream. Amazon Japan also has an excellent image of the figure. This Japanese repaint of the US Leader-class Starscream’s expected release date for Starscream is October 2010.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on July 15th, 2010 by andersonh1

TakaraTomy to release G1 Unicron

TakaraTomy is releasing the Armada Unicron figure with a new head and a more G1 accurate color scheme. Images and information can be found on the TakaraTomy website. See the link below for details.

 http://www.takaratomy.co.jp/products/TF/products/2010/unicron.html

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on May 27th, 2010 by andersonh1

TakaraTomy Staff Interview – Animated

Thanks to SydneyY and Sol Fury of TFW2005, here’s another translation of an interview with a member of the TakaraTomy staff involved with Transformers, Mr. Shogo Hasui. In this case, Mr. Hasui discusses the Japanese versions of Transformers Animated.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on February 18th, 2010 by andersonh1

Upcoming Japanese Transformer releases

New images of Henkei Dinobot have turned up, along with Japanese releases of various Legend-class figures. See this link for details of these and other upcoming figures, including Masterpiece Grimlock.

Posted in International, Toys and Collectibles on March 1st, 2009 by andersonh1

Henkei Red Alert and Smokescreen available in April

Digital Toys has pre-orders up for C-20 Red Alert and C-21 Smokescreen. Red Alert has not been announced for the Universe line domestically, and Smokescreen sports a different paint job than the upcoming Universe version. Both are tentatively scheduled for April 2009.

Posted in International, Significant Sightings, Toys and Collectibles on December 22nd, 2008 by andersonh1