Toy News: Takara Tomy Posts Side by Side Photos of "G1" and "Masterpiece" Skids

There has been much information released in the past couple of weeks about Masterpiece Skids and his redeco/retool Reboost. For those who have been curious about how Masterpiece Skids measures up against his G1 counterpart, Takara Tomy has your back! Earlier today the @TF_Pr Twitter account posted images of the original and upcoming Skids figures side by side in both modes! You can see the photos below and in the embedded Tweet.

Pre-Order Alert: "Masterpiece" Skids and Reboost Pre-Orders Go Up with New Images

After the reveal of Masterpiece Skids and Reboost pre-orders have gone up at BWTF sponsor BigBadToyStore and affiliate site Entertainment Earth! In addition BigBadToyStore has posted a bunch of new images for each figure (in addition to those on Takara Tomy Mall!). Skids and Reboost are $89.99 each and due to ship in December 2021. Follow the links below to pre-order your figures and help support BWTF!


Toy News: Masterpiece Skids and Redeco/retool Images Released Online

@digitamin on Twitter has posted some intriguing images which appear to be the Takara Tomy promotional images of the upcoming Masterpiece Skids and its retool/redeco! Keep in mind this is not an official reveal but these photos are consistent with promotional photos released by Takara Tomy in the past. When official word is released you can bet BWTF will post about it!

Toy News: "Masterpiece" Skids Grey Model Revealed

Via The Official Honda Japan Twitter Page we now have our first look at the upcoming Masterpiece Skids figure! This figure was first revealed back in late December/early January by Takara Tomy but little has been heard since. Well it looks like the folks at Takara Tomy have been super busy, creating what looks like an awesome addition to everyone's MP collection! Check out the images below. I have also embedded the original Tweet for reference.

Toy News: Hasbro Reveals "Movie Masterpiece" Optimus Prime from the "Bumblebee" Movie

Via the Official Transformers Facebook page we now have our first look at MPM-12 Optimus Prime!  This highly detailed figure is based on the character's appearance in the Bumblebee film from 2018.  This item will be a Target exclusive (yes, I know) due for release in August 2021.  No price has been announced yet.  Check out the product description from Facebook and images below:

Toy News: "Golden Lagoon" Transformers Reissued

This past week Hasbro Pulse surprised Transformers fans when they revealed reissues of the special edition "Golden Lagoon" Transformers figures.  These were based on the Generation One episode of the same name.  Taking an eclectic assortment of figures, Takara Tomy had given them all gold decos featuring a mixture of gold parts and vacuum metallized gold.  These were a rather limited set of figures and most fans just moved on after their initial release.  Then came last week when Hasbro Pulse posted several listings for their own versions of these "Golden Lagoon"