Best Of Botcon: The Japanese Perspective

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MrBlud is one of the "highly esteemed" moderators of Transformers Discussion and the Convention forum here on the Allspark. He also occasionally helps post news articles. He likes both the robots and the ponies and would probably cop to liking G.I Joe too if you corner him,

The Japanese Perspective was, for my money, one of the most informative panels of the entire Convention. It was run by Andrew Hall, Hayato Sakamoto and Jim Sorenson. The panel was broken down into three major areas and we’ll cover each below. The first part was a look at different Japanese Transformers artists. The first one was Kei Zama. They […]

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BotCon 2015 Souvenirs Available at Club Store

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Randy has been a member of the Allspark since 2002 and a member of the News and Content Team since 2007.Little known secret, his favorite Transformer is Skywarp.

The folks at Fun Publications have sent out an email letting members of the Official Transformers Collectors’ Club know that the BotCon 2015 souvenirs and box sets are now available for purchase at the Club Store!  Check out what’s available by clicking Read More…

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Best of Botcon: Birth of the Transformers

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Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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It’s time for another breakdown of a highlight from last weekend’s Botcon 2015!  One of the great panels was “Birth of the Transformers” featuring Kojin Ono and his original designs of Diaclone toys, from even before Hasbro partnered with Takara to use many of those designs and make Transformers.  Who was the first Transforming car robot toy ever designed?  Who […]

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Transformers Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Video

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Randy has been a member of the Allspark since 2002 and a member of the News and Content Team since 2007.Little known secret, his favorite Transformer is Skywarp.

Check out the video Hasbro made for their 2015 Hall of Fame inductees featuring Frank Welker as Megatron!

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Best of BotCon: New Generations In-Depth

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Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
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This year’s Hasbro product preview panel at BotCon brought a veritable tidal wave of new toy reveals, with essentially three waves worth of figures unveiled. Now that all is said and done, we’re taking a detailed look back at what was revealed, and what might be to come.

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Art of Transformers LIVE Coverage

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Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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Art of Transformers Panel at Botcon

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Allspark Interviews Hasbro Brand Team at Botcon

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Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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Below is the transcription of my interview with John, Jerry, and Ben from the Hasbro Design and Marketing team.  Read on for the full interview!

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Frank Welker Panel LIVE Coverage

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Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
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Hasbro Botcon Product Panel Summary – Rescue Force, Bruticus, Mini-cons and Sky-Lynx, Oh My!

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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The crown jewel event for Botcon is the Hasbro product panels in which developers, designers and marketing get together to answer questions, share stories and talk about what’s to come. Present today were Jerry Jivoin toy marketing, Ben Montano director of marketing and licensing, John Warden design manager, Mark Weber manager of global brand development for GI Joe, Mark Baha […]

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TCC Roundtable Panel LIVE Coverage at Botcon

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Randy has been a member of the Allspark since 2002 and a member of the News and Content Team since 2007.Little known secret, his favorite Transformer is Skywarp.
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Hasbro Product Review LIVE Panel Coverage at Botcon

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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This is the big one, folks. Keep tuned in to The Allspark for our live coverage of this event which is sure to bring about some awesome new revelations! Begins at 1pm EST

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Transformers Online Fandom Panel LIVE Coverage at Botcon

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Panel begins at 12pm EST

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