Earlier in November it was announced that the Japanese band "Bump of Chicken" would be collaborating with Takara Tomy on a special edition "Sonic Blue Bumble" figure (a redeco of Legends Bumble) along with Exo-Suit Chama (a redeco of Legends Spike). Now BWTF Sponsor BigBadToyStore has put the figure up for pre-order.
Once a combat support drone, Magna Convoy was given life by his leader and granted the Matrix Sword to use in battle. As part of the Prime Vanguard, he seeks revenge on the traitor Straxus! Check out my review and gallery of Magna Convoy!
Blue Big Convoy led the Primus Vanguard, protecting dimensions across invasion from those who would seek to do harm. He would eventually fall after being betrayed by Straxus! Check out my review and gallery of this Takara Tomy Mall exclusive version of Big Convoy.
After the previous news about "Legends" Big Powered, Takara Tomy has posted its official Takara Tomy Mall listing for Big Powered. The listing includes additional images (most notably the Headmasters for each figure!). They have also provided additional text about the figures including updated pricing (pasted below, translated via Google and some spelling corrected by BWTF).
When Generation One was nearing its end, Japan released a set of Cybertrons (aka Autobots) who could each become a robot, vehicle and base before they all combined into the giant "Big Powered" base! Now these classic Japanese characters are being brought into the 21st Century thanks to Takara Tomy. Today Takara Tomy listed a new version of "Big Powered" on their web site along with stock photos!
Back in July, Takara Tomy revealed a blue colored Big Convoy figure at its Wonderfest display, however no details were given on the figure beyond it being based on (but may not necesarily be a duplicate of) the Lucky Draw Big Convoy released in the 90's. This figure will be an "LG-EX" Takara Tomy Mall exclusive such as Grand Maximus. Here are some of the details from Takara Tomy Mall (via Google Translate):
Grand Maximus is the younger brother of Fortress Maximus. He was always a bit of a loner and eventually joined Metalhawk and his team in their travels. When Earth is threatened, Grand Maximus joins them to defend the planet against the Destrons! Today I bring you a special review and gallery featuring "Legends" Grand Maximus!