Transformers Legacy Evolution Armada Optimus Prime Behind the Scenes
Mark Maher is back with a behind the scenes look at one of the most anticipated upcoming releases: Legacy Evolution Armada Optimus Prime. He reveals what happened with that mysterious prototype Takara showed at Wondercon many years ago, never to be seen again. While this toy does have a link to it, obviously things changed along the way, and the result is… well read on and look at it in all its glory.
Here he is, Commander Armada Prime is ready to grace your shelf with nothing but pure power!
When I kicked this character off to TT, I actually sent over the Wondercon Takara Tomy prototype image that was shown at that event. They explained to me that the grey model their domestic team showed off did not have the super mode combining ability. The amazing Hasui san took the bull by the horns and just went wild!
The Armada style was always super interesting to me, I didn’t view the series until after I played with some of the toys. I actually never got my hands on this og toy, but watching the show, the ting in Primes voice really struck a cord with me. I feel like the series didn’t really hit me hard until I got to work with @archermonster_creative inside the halls of Hasbro.
The bulky tires, the powerlifter build, the design and great heroic features he displays makes me want to play with this toy for hours. This figure demands a respect whether you dig Armada or not, he is just such a perfect addition to the Legacy multiverse.
Highlight reel: dark blue op on the faces to differentiate from the helmet adds extra depth and details, silver 5 mm smokestack blasters, sculpted decoed autobot badge, clear matrix, supermode transformation feels so good, ratcheted leg and shoulder joints, articulated ab crunch…I’ll stop there 😎
Feels good to be apart of Transformers right now and just you wait, more insanity on the way!
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