Posts Tagged ‘Takara Tomy’


New Transformers figure turns into pen

2014 at 05:00 pm by admin | Comments Off


The iconic Transformers franchise is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and is celebrating the occasion with a number of events, including the collaboration with the Evangelion franchise, as well as the release of the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction movie. Toy company Sentinel has announced their plans to work with company Takara Tomy in order to bring an unexpected Transformers release to your desk with this new Transformers pen. This fully-functional pen acts as the alternate mode to a fully posable, miniature recreation of Optimus Prime, the lead protagonist of the Transformers franchise! The toy will feature Optimus’ blaster weapon, and is set to release later this year. With this and more cool Transformers toys coming to celebrate their anniversary, stay tuned for more news on cool releases and events!


Transformers x Evangelion crossover announced

2014 at 10:52 am by admin | Comments Off


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!