Cover Image and Content Details for Transformers Masterpiece Official Guide

A few days ago, we posted about an upcoming guide from Village Books in Japan titled “Transformers Masterpiece Official Guide”. At the time no information on the book’s contents was available nor was a cover image… Boy how things change! have now updated their listing with both. The cover shows a great group shot of Masterpiece Autobots Ultra Magnus, Optimus Prime, Rodimus, Wheeljack, Bumblebee, and Sideswipe (yes, even though Magnus, Wheeljack, and Bumblebee aren’t released yet!) and the description of the book just brings more excitement! The 96 page book starts back in 2003 and then documents each of the over 40 Masterpiece toys that have been released. Rather than stop at just cataloging the figures though, it also adds in rarely seen drawings, design sketches, and prototypes as well as previously untold stories from the designers themselves as they recount the development of the toys! The price for the book is 3024 yen, or around $30 USD, and it’s scheduled for release on the 30th.
Check out the listing for the description (in Japanese) and the cover image.