Transformers Legends LG-EX Grand Maximus & LG-EX Greatshot Revealed

The official Takara Tomy website has updated with the reveal of the next Transformers Legends LG-EX releases.  The new two releases are LG-EX Grand Maximus and LG-EX Greatshot.  Those who are unaware both characters made their debut appearance in the second season of the Japanese Transformers G1 trilogy, Super God Masterforce. LG-EX Grand Maximus will be released next March priced at 25,000 Yen and it seems that if there are more than 3,000 orders than they will also release it with a bonus pretender shell. LG-EX Greatshot is set to release next March priced at 8,500 Yen.   Source: Takara Tomy

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Official Images: Transformers Legends LG – EX Metroplex

Takara Tomy has recently revealed that they will be reissuing Transformers Generations Metroplex.  Transformers Legends LG – EX Metroplex will include all the contents of the previous release and is set to be released in January 2018 priced at 27,000 Yen.  The figure will include: Scamper Large Blasters X 2 Blaster X 2 The original Japanese version of Metroplex was released by Takara Tomy in 2013 so it is great to see the figure get reissued to go alongside Trypticon. Source: Takara Tomy Mall

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Official Images: Transformers Legends: LG-58 Clone Box Set, LG-59 Blitzwing & LG-60 Overlord

Recently new images for the upcoming Transformers Legends releases have surfaced online. These images reveal a first look at the next releases in the line. This wave of figures is set to be released in January 2018. The next releases in the Transformers Legends line include: LG-58 Clone Box Set Contents: Cloudraker & Fastlane   LG-59 Blitzwing Contents: Titan Master, Sword, Mini-vehicle LG-60 Overlord Contents: Titan Masters, Gigatank & Megajet Source: Anime Export, Anime Export (2), Anime Export (3)

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Official Images: MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus

Recently images for the upcoming Transformers MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus aka Hot Rod have surfaced online. These new images feature the latest version to the updated MP-28 mold; the updates to the mold include an all-new paint scheme along with his Targetmaster, Firebolt. The figure will also feature a new slot that will allow Firebolt to be able to be attached to Hot Rod’s vehicular mode. Now, this Targetmaster Firebolt is a reissue of a mold that was originally exclusive the to American release of MP-9 Rodimus Prime. However, for MP-40 the Firebolt mold will…

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Transformers Masterpiece Sunstreaker Revealed

Recently new Figure-oh scans have surfaced online, which reveal the new Transformers Masterpiece figure that will be released by Takara Tomy.  The next Masterpiece figure will be Sunstreaker. While the figure is pretty close in design to Masterpiece Sidewipe (for obvious reasons), it will feature a brand new transformation scheme. The scans also reveal that he will include Chip Chase, several weapons, and the mask he wore during the episode “, Hoist Goes Hollywood,” from the original Transformers series.  Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: Taghobby

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Official Images: Takara Legends LG-44 Sharkticon, LG-45 Hot Rodimus, LG-46 Kup

Autobase Aichi on twitter has recently revealed official images of the upcoming Transformers Takara Legends figures. The latest reveals include: LG-44 Sharkticon with Sweeps LG-45 Hot Rodimus LG-46 Char (Kup) Both LG-45 Hot Rodimus & LG-46 Char (Kup) will retail for 4,320 Yen and LG -44 Sharkticon will retail for 2160 Yen. All three figures will be released this September.  Source: Autobase Aichi  

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MP-38 Beast Wars Supreme Commander Optimus Primal Announced

The Dengeki Hobby website has updated with the announcement of the next Transformers Masterpiece release.  The next release in the line will be MP-38 Beast Wars Supreme Commander Optimus Primal. Unlike the previous version of Masterpiece Optimus Primal, this version is based on his appearance in “Beast Wars II Super Robot Life Transformer Convoy The Crisis!”  MP-38 Beast Wars Supreme Commander Optimus Primal will be released on June 16 priced at 12,960 Yen.  The figure will include: Skull Flail Cyber Blades Double Blade Beast Face Robot Face Beast Mask Weapon Rack Character Card Source: Dengeki Hobby

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Review: Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG-35 Super Ginrai – スーパージンライ

Opening up 2017 is the latest addition to the Transformers Legends line, LG-35 Super Ginrai from Super-God Masterforce! This heavily retool of Leader Ultra Magnus, and modified edition of Power-Master Optimus Prime is the real deal. It is almost as if Ginrai jumped out of the show into one’s lap. The toy is splendid, but has a few shared flaws with its predecessors of the mold. Yet, these are things that maybe fixable, or overlooked by the individual collector. Now, all one needs to do is wait for the release…

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LG42 Transformers Legends God Bomber Revealed

Recently it has been revealed by various online retailers that Takara will be releasing LG42 Transformers Legends God Bomber based on the character in Transfomers Masterforce.  The figure will be compatible with LG35 Super Ginrai, however due to the retooled parts of the the figure it is most likely not compatible with Hasbro’s Powermaster Optimus Prime.   The figure is retailing for $69.99 so check out your favorite online retailer and secure your preorder. Source: BBTS, TFSource, Robot Kingdom

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Holiday Buyers Guide 2016 – Day IV: Animated Toys & Collectibles

Once again welcome back to the Holiday Buyers Guide 2016! Today, for our fourth day we have animated series and their collectibles. Starting off the list is the ever popular Transformers series, which is currently celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the original movie with its mix of Hasbro and Takara products. That will then be followed by some products from popular anime titles, which will be closed out with Sunrise’s/ Yoshiyuki Tomino’s Mobile Suit Gundam series. Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Primal MSRP: $119.99 The Masterpiece series finally has “Maximized!” as it…

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