Cybertron Con Landing in Shanghai this Summer!

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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This just in! Hasbro has dropped a major announcement regarding Cybertron Con 2016!

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Dengeki Hobby Fortress Maximus Interview with Shogo Hasui

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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.

Dengeki Hobby has put up a new interview with Shogo Hasui regarding the development of Titans Return / Legends Fortress Maximus.  In the interview (in Japanese) Shogo talks about the development of the Fortress Maximus.  Note that the version of Fortress Maximus in the interview is the Hasbro version and not the TakaraTomy version.

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New Photos of Adventure TAV30 Battle Grimlock

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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.

In a rare tweet from TakaraTomy designer Shogo Hasui, we have some new photos of the upcoming Transformers Adventure TAV30 Battle Grimlock.  Battle Grimlock is a retool of Fall of Cybertron Voyager Grimlock into a larger sized Adventure / RID 2015 Grimlock.  In the photos Shogo has Grimlock standing next to Adventure Strongarm, Bumblebee, and Sideswipe to give a size […]

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Figure King #210 Shogo Hasui Devastator Interview Translated

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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.

Thanks to fellow fan Deruji, we now have a translation of the interview with Shogo Hasui in regards to Combiner Wars / Unite Warriors Devastator!  In the interview Shogo talks about the design decisions behind Devastator, and some interesting tidbits about how the figure may fit into your overall Transformers collection.  Click Read More to read the translated interview.

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TakaraTomy Designer Shogo Hasui to attend SDCC

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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.

Shogo “Mr. Starscream” Hasui, fabled TakaraTomy designer responsible for Masterpiece figures MP-10 through MP-21, will be attending San Diego Comic-Con.  Mr. Hasui, as the designer of Combiner Wars / Unite Warriors Devastator, will be there alongside the Hasbro Transformers team during their panels.  Shogo has been involved in designing Transformers since Beast Machines and has come into prominence due to […]

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Interview Clips with Takara Transformers Designers Hironori Kobayashi & Shogo Hasui

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John posts news and provides content for the Allspark, particularly Transformers news from Asia and adding content to the Allspark's image galleries.

Two short interview clips have been uploaded to Chinese site Youku, featuring Takara Transformers designers Hironori Kobayashi & Shogo “Mr. Starscream” Hasui, in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers brand. The audio of the video clips are in Japanese, with Chinese subtitles. Excerpts from the interview with Mr. Kobayashi: Designed MP-01 Convoy, MP-08 Grimlock, MP-11 Starscream, and MP-09 Rodimus Convoy. […]

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MP Bumblebee Silhouette Revealed!

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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,

After Wheeljack, there will be another! Speculation has been running rampant it would be Bumblebee ever since BBTS first put up the preorders and this new pic from Shogo Hasui’s twitter feed seems to offer pretty ironclad confirmation it will indeed be the non-human half of the “Autobot Espionage Team”. Will he be in his classic G1 Beetle body? Why […]

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