Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall Posts Additional Photos of "Generations Select" Star Convoy
Last week Takara Tomy officially released photos of the upcoming "Generations Select" Star Convoy. This figure is a retool of "Power of the Primes" Optimus Prime based on the G1 character of the same name. Soon after, the figure went up for preorder on Hasbro Pulse and BWTF sponsor BigBadToyStore. Now Takara Tomy Mall has put up its own listing with additional photos! These new photos focus on the Matrix accessory that wil be included with the figure. The accessory can fit in Star Convoy's chest and it has a 5mm peg, allowing it to be held in the figures' hand or be attached to his weapon!
We also get a bit more information on the Japanese release of the figure. Below is the official info about the figure posted by Takara Tomy (as translated by Google):
Takara Tomy Mall original series "GENERATION SELECTS" started from Transformers! !
The first installment prepared the convoy suitable for the start.
The trailer part of the container trailer is transformed into a convoy. By uniting with the container part, it unites into a star convoy. Appeared as a star convoy's first redesign item, a full action deformed combined gimmick figure!
This generation select version "Star Convoy" is an improvement product based on Optimus Prime of Power of the Prime (POTP) version, and it effectively utilizes the power up merging function which is the mechanism of POTP version to make trailer truck The convoy unites with the container, and it evolves into a giant robot, and has become a gimmick specification that images the birth of a star convoy.
The matrix housed in the chest is newly made, silver-plated, and is a mysterious part that shines light. In addition, the matrix can be connected to the weapon at 5mm joint, and the convoy gun can be powered up to a matrix weapon.
Takara Tomy lists the figure at ¥ 9,180 (about $82.68 USD) with a late September 2019 release.
All image credits go to Takara Tomy Mall.