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    Sunday June 14, 2015
  • "Transformers: Devastation" Game Lists Platinum Games as Developer

    Cel-shaded brawler listed for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One

    Info on a new Transformers game has leaked in advance of this coming week's E3 show, and according to a since-removed Best Buy Canada listing it's being developed by none other than Platinum Games. The folks behind games like BayonettaVanquish, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance previously worked with Activision on The Legend of Korra, and we should know more concrete info when the official reveal arrives on Monday. 

  • Wednesday May 13, 2015
  • "Transformers" D-Style Model Kits Continue with Starscream & His Underlings

    Kotobukiya to release chibi versions of Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker

    Kotobukiya's line of cute, chibi D-Style Transformers model kits continues with an upcoming release of a trio of Decepticon Seeker jets: Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday April 20, 2015
  • "Tatami Galaxy" Artist Yusuke Nakamura Brings Some Class to "Transformers" Megatron

    Yusuke Nakamura responds to Kotobukiya's D-Style Megatron kit

    Last week, Kotobukiya celebrated the 30th anniversary of Transformers with the release of a D-Style Megatron kit for assembling a super deformed version fo the bellicose Decepticon leader. An interesting response came from Yusuke Nakamura, the artist best known for his work on Tatami Galaxy's original novel and the covers of ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION's albums. Check it out after the jump.

  • Monday February 23, 2015
  • “Transformers” Megatron D-Style non-scale model to dominate galaxy with cuteness

    New toy from Kotobukiya hits stores April 30, 2015

    The leader of the Decepticons may normally be made of sterner stuff, but in April you can acquire a cute version of Megatron in a new, non-scale plastic model. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday January 13, 2015
  • VIDEO: "gdgd Fairies" Writer's "Q - Transformers" Comedy Shorts Go Online

    DLE posts smartphone game spin-off

    Comedy animators Dream Link Entertainment has begun posting their Q-Transformers: The Return of the Mystery of Optimus Prime smartphone game spin-off shorts on YouTube and NicoNico. The irreverent anime is written and directed by Kotaro Ishidate, writer on Straight Title Robot Anime and the first season of gdgd Fairies, and QTF follows a similar format, compete with improvisational breaks. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday November 26, 2014
  • "Transformers" x "Evangelion" Collaboration Updated With New Story Page

    Sold out MP-10 Convoy Eva Mode figure ready to ship

    Back in June, Takara Tomy began offering their limited run of Transformer / Evangelion Masterpiece Optimus Prime EVA Mode figure, and almost immediately sold out of the allotment of 1,000 units, priced at 2,500 yen. With the figure now set to ship, the figure is on display at Ikebukuro Eva, which is also holding a lottery to get one of the few available. Additionally, the collaboration site has posted a new story page.

  • Thursday August 7, 2014
  • "Transformers: Convoy no Nazo" Famicom Game Gets Its Own Anime

    1986 side-scroller to be adapted in January, smartphone game out now in Japan

    It's okay if you're not familiar with Transformers: Convoy no Nazo. The sub-standard side-scroller was released for Nintendo Famicom in Japan back in 1986, and was featured as one of Shinya Arino's DVD challenges in Game Center CX/Retro Game Challenge. It was bad, yes, but it's back and it's getting its very own TV anime and smartphone game. Hit the jump for more.

  • Here's a Better Look at that PlayStation One Optimus Prime Figure

    Transforming figure celebrates two anniversaries in early 2015

    Last month we posted about an upcoming Optimus Prime figure that combines the 30th anniversary of Transformers toys with the 20th anniversary of Sony's original PlayStation. Thanks to some photos posted over at Radio Kaikan we have a much better look at the figure after the jump.

  • Friday July 25, 2014
  • Optimus Prime Figure Disguises Itself as an Original PlayStation

    There's also a Mega Drive Megatron due out in September

    Peek in your closet or scan your gaming shelf and you might just find a robot in diguise. Takara Tomy Arts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Transformers along with the 20th anniversary of Sony's original PlayStation by mashing the console and Autobot leader Optimus Prime together to make a super gaming robot. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 22, 2014
  • "Gantz" Author Draws Optimus Prime

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" opens in Japan on 8.8

    Gantz manga author Hiroya Oku has spoken about his appreciation for American action movies. He's said that he particularly likes Die Hard and that he's been a fan of Michael Bay since Bad Boys. With Transformers: Age of Extinction hitting Japanese theaters August 8th, he's done an interview with Natalie about the film and presented a sketch of Optimus Prime. Check it out after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 24, 2014
  • Otaku Idol Shokotan Voices Heroine of "Transformers: Age of Extinction"

    Shokotan voices daughter of the Mark Wahlberg character

    Though the film doesn't open in Japan until August 8th, otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa has been introduced as the Japanese voice of Nicola Peltz's Tessa Yeager in the live-action Transformers: Age of Extinction. More after the jump.

  • Saturday June 21, 2014
  • "Transformers" and "My Little Pony" Crossover At Botcon

    IDW offers limited lithographs at "Transformers" event

    Celebrating all things Cybertronian, Transformers fans will converge on Pasadena, California this weekend, from June 19th – June 22nd to attend the annual BOTCON convention. Publisher of Transformers comics, IDW are doing there part with special art featuring a crossover with My Little Pony. Get a look after the jump.

  • Friday June 13, 2014
  • "Evangelion" x "Transformers" Optimus Prime Figure Sells Out Nearly Immediately

    1,000 units sold at 2,5000 yen ahead of a November release

    Early yesterday, Takara Tomy began offering their limited run of Transformer / Evangelion Masterpiece Optimus Prime EVA Mode figure, with 1,000 units sold at 2,500 yen ahead of a November release. Well, if you didn't get in the robot immediately, you were out of luck on this one because within an hour it was sold out.  More after the jump.