Toy News: New Photos of "Transformers Adventure" releases
Amazon Japan has put up several new listings for upcoming "Transformers Adventure" figures. "Adventure" is the Japanese version of the "Robots in Disguise" (2015) series and features sculpts pulled from various lines including "Generations" and "Animated". The new listings include:
Bumblebee Supreme Mode (TAV 29)
A redeco and retool of Bumblebee based on his "armored up" appearance at the end of season one of "Robots in Disguise". The figure includes translucent blue parts as part of its deco, a new head and a Decepticon Hunter weapon! This figure is listed at 2700 Yen (about $23 USD) and ships October 24, 2015.
Battle Grimlock (TAV 30)
This figure is a significant retool and redeco of the "Fall of Cybertron" Grimlock sculpt featuring both a new robot and beast mode head to better resemble the character in the animated series. This figure is listed at 4644 Yen (about $39 USD) with a release date of October 24, 2015.
Black Shadow (TAV 31)
A redeco of "Generations" Sky Shadow, this release features significantly different decos but overall seems to represent the same character. Amazon's listing has a price of 2700 Yen (about $23 USD) with a release date of October 24, 2015.
Rumble & Frenzy (TAV 32)
This two pack of Rumble and Frenzy was originally available years ago in Japan but only saw a limited release. Now these two are being given slightly new decos and reissued as part of "Adventure". The two pack retails for 3780 Yen (About $32 USD) and is due for release October 24, 2015.
Sideswipe & Stepper (TAV VS 04)
Unlike other versus sets, this one contains two Autobots! One is the Japanese release of Sideswipe with more show accurate deco including blue circles around the outside of his wheels. This two pack also features Stepper, a significant redeco of the Jazz sculpt. This two pack is listed as 4860 Yen (about $41 USD) with an October 24, 2015 release date.
Hello Kitty Halloween Edition (QTC01H)
A Halloween edition of the Hello Kitty Q Transformers figure, it features Hello Kitty as a Decepticon with Frankenstein style "stitches" and a pumpkin pattern on her inner armor. Amazon lists this piece at 1296 Yen (about $11 USD) with a ship date of October 24, 2015.