Takara Tomy Mall Limited 35th Anniversary “Golden Lagoon” Subline Announced!

Celebrating 35 years of the Transformers franchise, Takara Tomy has announced a subline homaging one of the Sunbow cartoon’s season 2 episodes, “The Golden Lagoon”! Consisting of five figures decked out in the golden colors the titular Golden Lagoon granted the transforming Robots!

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First Peek at Takara’s Masterpiece Optimus Prime 3.0?

TakaraTomy has recently been teasing a new iteration of their Masterpiece Optimus Prime figure, this time aligning itself even more closely with the Sunbow cartoon character model! And at the Takara’s stage presentation at the Tokyo Toy Show, we get our first peeks at the new Optimus Prime!!

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Takara Tomy’s November Releases to Include… Encore Beast Machines Optimus Primal?!

Noa

As a child Noa missed the premier of Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2001) because they were on a camping trip they didn't want to be on and from then on has dedicated their life to trying to make up for missing out on that.

From the Loopaza Mega Store, an image of Takara Tomy’s planned Transformers releases for the month of November has surfaced. While it does include the expected solicits for their domestic releases of Power of the Primes toys such as Outback, Cindersaur, and Rodimus Unicronus, the list also includes a surprise addition… A Transformers Encore rerelease of Beast Machines Optimus Primal!

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Transformers Legends to continue via TakaraTomy Mall?!

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

Allspark user Powered Convoy alerts us to an Autobase Aichi summary of content from  Hyper Hobby volume 07 which possibly contains some very good news for fans of TakaraTomy’s Transformers output. 

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Hasbro/Takara Comparison Pics: Hot Rod, Kup, Gnaw

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

Allsparker Powered Convoy has drawn our attention to some cool comparison pics from Twitter user Alfes2010 featuring Hot Rod/Hot Rod, Kup/Kup and Gnaw/Sharkticon. 

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Figure King #233 Images – TLK, Legends, and Masterpiece!

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
Magellan

  Allspark user extraordinaire, Powered Convoy, has posted images from the latest issue of Figure King. These imaged feature numerous pictures of upcoming Takara Legends, TLK and Masterpiece products. Of note, the magazine highlights a change to MP-39 Sunstreaker, who now features a chrome silver spoiler like he had in G1. Do you like the change to MP Sunstreaker? Join the […]

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TakaraTomy Legends Questionnaire and Rerelease Poll

Naas

Allspark forum user since 2010 under the name NotVeryKnightly. Interest in Transformers has mainly lied with the toys.

To celebrate 50 releases in the Transformers Legends line, a questionnaire has been uploaded to the TakaraTomy Mall website, though it is in Japanese and requires an account on the site.

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Get to know The Holocaust Survivor who Helped Bring The Transformers to America

Henry Orenstein was the first to realize the potential for Transformers in America back when it was starting out in Japan. He convinced Hasbro to invest in the toys and is the reason why this site exists today. You might not of known though that Orenstein is a survivor of the Holocaust. In an interview with Newsweek that was published […]

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TakaraTomy Upcoming Releases Leaked! MP12+, SixShot, Doublecross, and MORE!

Tony

Tony

Forum Moderator at Allspark.com
Tony has been with the allspark since 2001 and a forum moderator since 2011.He's been a fan of Transformer since the mid 80's and is an obsessive troop builder.
Tony

With the announcement of MP-39 Sunstreaker last week, people had been speculating on what Takara-Tomy might be up to with their other lines.  Thanks to a post from our friends over at Planet Iacon, we have leaked listings for what Takara-Tomy have in store for November and December releases. According to this list, MP Sunstreaker will be released in the December of […]

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Takara Reveals Masterpiece Sunstreaker!

Tony

Tony

Forum Moderator at Allspark.com
Tony has been with the allspark since 2001 and a forum moderator since 2011.He's been a fan of Transformer since the mid 80's and is an obsessive troop builder.
Tony

For years since the release of Takara’s Masterpiece Sideswipe, people have been dreaming of being able to team him up with his brother from the old G1 days.  Those that couldn’t stand the wait and may have broken down and bought a 3rd party solution, you may have jumped the gun.  Today images have popped up on twitter as well as […]

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