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

Takara Tomy Movie Advanced AD-31 Armor Knight Optimus Prime Face Gimmick

Takara Tomy has tweeted images of their upcoming Movie Advanced offering, AD-31 Armor Knight Optimus Prime, showcasing the figure’s face change gimmick. The gimmick allows Optimus Prime to change his face from his “normal” look to his “Armor Knight” look and back.

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Sen-ti-nel “Gigantic Action Scorponok” Package Image

Sen-ti-nel’s “Gigantic Action Scorponok”, their Fortress Maximus-scaled Scorponok action figure, has been released today in Japan. An image of the package has been posted, showing it in comparison with the recently released Optimus Prime Pen.

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Year of the Goat Platinum Edition Optimus Prime and Soundwave

Toy shops in Asia have received a couple of intriguing images today of upcoming Transformers Platinum Edition sets from Hasbro. The images are of Year of the Goat Optimus Prime and Masterpiece Soundwave! The “Year of the …” series is a yearly exclusive release in conjunction with that particular year’s animal in the Chinese zodiac. Year of the Goat Optimus Prime is […]

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Takara Tomy Movie Advanced AD31 Armor Knight Optimus Prime Official Images

We have just received official images of Takara Tomy’s upcoming Movie Advanced AD31 Armor Knight Optimus Prime. This is a heavily retooled version of the Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime, which includes a new head, chest, arms, weapons as well as a premium paint job. Click here to discuss the news on our forums.

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Transformers Ultimate Allstars Mobile Game Preview Video

Takara Tomy has posted a preview video for the Transformers Ultimate Allstars mobile game produced by Hero Z. View the video below:

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Allspark Gallery: Age of Extinction Deluxe Hot Shot

Age of Extinction Deluxe Hot Shot Gallery A redeco of Age of Extinction Deluxe Crosshairs, Hot Shot is mainly in blue, with red and white accents. His weapons remain the same as Crosshair’s weapons.

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Official Image of Lucky Draw Silver Jetfire

We reported previously regarding a lucky draw for Generations Silver Jetfire in Aeon stores in Asia. Now we have an official image of the figure. There are only 3 Silver Jetfires up for grabs in the lucky draw. Every purchase of the regular Generations Leader Jetfire at Aeon stores gives the customer 1 entry for the draw.

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In-Package Images of Sentinel Optimus Prime Pen

Planet Iacon has posted a couple of images showing Sentinel Japan’s Optimus Prime Pen. This is an articulated Optimus Prime figure that transforms into a working pen. Check out the images here.

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Jetfire on Ice!

Robotkingdom has posted a few images from the Robot Junkie event in Nagoya Japan. The images show a participant of the event showcasing the Leader Jetfire figure encased in a block of ice, homaging the Generation 1 cartoon episode Fire in the Sky, Jetfire’s first appearance in the cartoon.

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Unique Toys Ordin-01 Troll Official Images

Unique Toys has sent us official images of their upcoming release, Ordin O-01 Troll. Ordin is Unique Toys’ iteration of Generation 1 Abominus, and the first figure of the series, Troll, is their version of the Terrorcon Blot. Troll combines with the other four figures in this series to form Ordin, who will stand approximately 37CM/15″ tall and is roughly the […]

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