Posts Tagged ‘Optimus Prime’


May21

Transformers life-size statues announced!

2014 at 06:30 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With the Transformers universe celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, alongside the upcoming release of the ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction movie on June 27th, toy company Kids Logic has decided to celebrate the occasion in a big way with their new Optimus Prime and Bumblebee statues. While not exactly life-size, these statues stand over 10 feet tall, making them the largest Transformers retail release in history!

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The two statues, modeled after their appearance in the upcoming film, feature their own stands, as well as numerous LEDs throughout their body. Optimus even comes with his sword from the movie, making these statues an astounding display piece. Priced at $13,000 each, these statues will release at the end of June, coinciding with the movie release.

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Apr25

Transformers x Evangelion crossover announced

2014 at 10:52 am by admin | Comments Off

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Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy has recently announced a brand-new collaboration between two huge franchises: Transformers and Evangelion! The joint effort was revealed in hobby magazines, and shows off promotional art as well as gives a short fictional backstory behind it, combining the fictions of the two franchises into one giant event. This collaboration is part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the Transformers franchise, which originated as a rebranding of the Japanese toy lines Diaclone and Microman, and officially launched in 1984 with the toy line and animated TV series. While not much is known about the crossover, the magazine hints at a toy release of Optimus Prime colored in Evangelion Unit 01’s iconic purple and green. This new collaboration, alongside the upcoming summer movie “Transformers: Age of Extincion”, makes this year one to remember for Transformers fans all across the globe!