Toy News: Takara Tomy Announces a Special Edition of "Masterpiece G" Kaen

Takara Tomy has posted an interesting listing for a special edition of the upcoming Masterpiece G Kaen figure.  Kaen's official photos surfaced last week, but this is the first we are seeing of this special set.  Instead of just a regular box as previous Trainbots in the series, this edition will come with a large box that is intended to be able to store all the other Trainbots, creating a "gift set" like those from G1!  In addition to the box, this set will include

Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Images & Product Info for "Studio Series" Rhinox

A few weeks ago Hasbro revealed Studio Series Rise of the Beasts Rhinox during a live stream.  However, they noted during the stream that the colors on the figure they showed off were not final.  Now thanks to a new listing by Takara Tomy, we may have a better look at the final product and (hopefully) how the character appears on screen!  Takara Tomy lists this figure at 6050 Yen (about $

Toy News: Takara Tomy Officially Reveals "Beast Wars Again" Blackarachnia vs Tigatron

Takara Tomy has officially revealed the third Beast Wars Again versus set: Blackarachnia versus Tigatron!  This set features redecos of Kingdom Blackarachnia and Tigatron in new, premium decos.  Of particular note are Blackarachnia's spider arms which are gold in this release versus black in Kingdom, matching up with her on screen appearance in the Beast Wars animated s

Events: Images & Info from the Hasbro Hosted "Battle in Brooklyn" Fan Event

On June 3, 2023 Hasbro and Amazon teamed up to hold a promotional event for the seventh live action Transformers film: Rise of the Beasts!  There are many themes running through Rise of the Beasts thanks in part to its setting in 1994 and one of the film's locations: Brooklyn, NY.  This gives it a connection to the art and music represented by the area so this event was held in Bushwick, a neighborhood in Brooklyn.  Specifically the event ran from 3-7PM on the corner of Waterbury St.

Toy News: JAXA, Toyota and Takara Tomy Team Up for Lunar Cruiser Optimus Prime

Takara Tomy, JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) and Toyota have joined together to announce a unique collaboration: the creation of a Lunar Cruiser Optimus Prime action figure!   This item is currently set up as a crowd funded initiative.  If successful it will presumably be sold at retail in Japan.  No word yet on a release outside Japan.  For now, check out the promo video, information and images from the Camp Fire site below (translations provided by

Games: "Transformers: Tactical Arena" Rolls Out as a Free-to-Play Game on the App Store Today

The field of mobile Transformers games is widening with the release of Transformers: Tactical Arena!  Today the game launches as a free-to-play game today, exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Mac.  First check out the launch trailer below, then see the official press release and images from the game!