Toy News: Official Photos of "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader
Thanks to Toys R Us Japan, fans now have clear images of the upcoming "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader figure. The figure will feature Darth Vader piloting a Tie Fighter that transforms into a mech based on his appearance. Also included will be a Lightsaber accessory and five Stormtrooper mini-figures. Vader is listed as 4,999 Yen (about $44.53 USD). The site lists a release date of April 02, 2018. Below is the official text from the site (translated via Google Translate):
Star Wars' Japanese original project series appear from Takara Tomy, also known as "Star Wars Powered by Transformers". Takara Tomy's deformation technology cultivated over many years transforms Star Wars' popular vehicle into related Star Wars character.
The first is "Thai[sic] / Advanced x1" which is a dedicated machine for the Imperial Army Darth Vader. One Darth Vader mini figure is included and it is possible to have a cockpit aboard. And transformed to the character mode of Darth · Vader by making use of amazing deformation technology! Of course each joint can also move, you can hold the attached lightsaber.
This "Star Wars Powered By Transformers" which can enjoy both vehicles and character modes has been decided for series, and the information is published every month in the monthly Hobby Japan magazine and at "Takara Tomy HP" We are going to introduce you.
- As a first privilege, 5 stormtrooper mini figures will be bundled that can reproduce the scenes in the play when arranged in parallel with Darth Vader.
Body × 1, lightsaber × 1, Mini figure (Darth · Vader × 1, Stormtrooper × 5), Instruction manual × 1
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