ATW Episode 142


week we take a look at the first reveals from New York Toy Fair

Episode 142 of the show is now online for your enjoyment.

Show Notes

Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, your first stop and your last best hope for Transformers news in Australia.

This is episode 142, we are recording live on February 16th, 2018

In this episode we’ll be talking about
We have a flurry of official releases coming out pre New York toyfair so hold onto your hats,
Titan class predaking goes up for pre order locally,
And the legends scaled 3p collection grows with a great looking buffer,
All that and much more coming up….

Cut to Intro:
Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)

What have you been up to this week?

00:03:10 Bot Shots Weekly
The newest weekly competition in the TCCA Facebook group. Bot Shots Weekly is the successor to put Your Bot to work and follows the same idea. But now we have weekly winners that go into a monthly draw for a prize. Those monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize. Full T’c n C’s are on the web site at the link provided.
This weeks winner is: Ben Keenan

00:05:08 First Look At Transformers: Cyberverse 2018 Animated Series Toyline.
Confirming previously known rumors, the toys look quite identical to the Transformers Evergreen designs and even share similarities with the Transformers: Authentics toys for the budget market.


00:38:39 In-Hand Images of Power of The Primes Voyager Elita-1
Wave 2 figure remoulded from potp voyager starscream.

And in combined mode. Also Hungurr with combaticon limbs.

00:45:34 Transformers: Studio Series Wave 1 Deluxe Class Bumblebee Revealed. Seems to be a remould of the last knight deluxe bee but in his first 79’ Camaro design. Crowbar, Ratchet and Stinger are pictured on the back of the box.

00:48:01 New animation colours MP-17+ Prowl

00:56:16 Takara Tomy MP-40 Hot Targetmaster Hot Rodimus Packaging Image. MP Hot Rodimus (Hot Rod) is a repaint of previously released MP-28 Hot Rodimus, based on his appearance in “The Rebirth”. He will include his Targetmaster partner Firebolt, a redeco of the Offshoot figure included with Hasbro’s Masterpiece Rodimus Prime.

00:58:58 And we’re not done with Masterpieces yet! Recently revealed MP-34S Shadow Panther has gone up for pre-order at an unexpected place – TOYS R US. October delivery.

Other news
01:04:25 Magic Square Toys Strongman (Legends Scaled G1 Huffer) revealed. Features a cartoon styled head.

01:08:59 Look out here comes a 3p movie devastator

And other merchandise

Statue News

The Main Discussion

Brad: possibly the greatest movie figure released
Max: Dx9 Chigurh

New members can still sign up to get some great club merchandise. Check out the site now for full info. Next Members Giveaway in march!

Thank you for listening! And if you’re watching along with the live record, thanks for checking us out.

To find out more about these stories, you’ll find the links to them all and more in the show notes Posted to the Transformers Weekly Facebook page and the Podbean site.

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Thank you for listening, we’ll be back with more Transformers news next week.

End Credits (added in post)



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