During the rush of Botcon 2016 most of the photos I uploaded were taken via iPhone, but I did manage to charge back to the Hasbro display the last day to take some photos with my regular camera to bring you a better quality look at the figures inside! Check out my album on Facebook for HQ photos from their display. If you like what you see please give the page a like!
One of the most exciting guests of Botcon 2016 was Judd Nelson, the voice behind Hot Rod and Rodimus Prime in the 1986 "Transformers: The Movie" theatrical film. Years later he would play a different Rodimus in "Transformers: Animated". With host Frank Todaro, Nelson explores memories and shares some philosophy on stage. Enjoy!
This past weekend the awesome Venus Terzo attended Botcon 2016 and dazzled fans with her insight, wit and humor. Back in February Ben's World of Transformers interviewed Terzo in honor of the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars". Check out the interview here!
This past weekend Takara Tomy revealed several color photos of their upcoming "Legends" releases based on sculpts developed for "Titans Return". "Legends" has been the Japanese equivalent of "Generations", focusing on new versions of G1 characters. Here's what was revealed:
One of the most important elements of Botcon over the years has been the Dealer's Room. From its humble beginnings in one relatively small room to large scale set ups with tons of vintage and modern day product. Check out the video below to get a taste of what walking through the Dealer's Room is like!
On April 8, 2016 Hasbro held the annual "Transformers Hall of Fame" ceremony at the 4th Street Live! venue in Louisville, KY. If you weren't able to attend the convention, you can check out the ceremony in my video below with appearances by Judd Nelson and David Kaye!