Wednesday, March 8, 2017

TF Sightings | TK Megamall & Podium

03.08.2017 – Titans Return, the current Generations line of Transformers taking inspiration to the Headmasters and comic book stories published by IDW Publication is in full swing as the toys have started arriving in Philippine retail. New sightings of assortments from Wave 2 and 3 have been spotted.

Interesting enough not all of the assortments has made it to retail displays like Wheelie from the first wave of Legends Class. But back in South Australia this character is in abundance. But right now the latest figures like Sky Shadow, Kup, Perceptor, and Road Burn is already available at Toy Kingdom.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Happy Meal Spotlight | RID Grimlock

03.06.2017 – Grimlock has been a popular character that his name has been used in previous series going back to Beast Wars. But this Grimlock is not the same one from those who grew up with the original cartoon he’s from the 2015 RID Series.

McDonald’s have released a new set of Happy Meal toys based from the ‘Robots in the Disguise’ series apart from the one that was sold in 2015 which also included Grimlock. This time the latest iteration has something more than it can chew!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Happy Meal Spotlight | RID Strongarm

02.26.2017 – There have been unknown characters in the world of Transformers. For the 2015 Robots in Disguise series Bumblebee would be the most visible character, since he’s the leader of the pack when he was introduced in the very first episode.

But Bee is the not the only Autobot who travelled with him going back to Earth. Strongarm, a rookie cadet was also introduced in the series. This Autobot is a ‘she’ and was included in the new Happy Meal toys for this month in Australia!

Monday, February 20, 2017

TF Sightings | Toys R' Us Noarlunga

02.20.2017 – Over the weekend a drive to Toys R’ Us Noarlunga was unprecedented as a rare opportunity to see what this store have when it comes to the Transformers brand. It’s surprising that the have something that Big W, Kmart, Target or even Myer doesn’t have that makes it even more interesting.

The stores in Australia are diverse but not as complete like the ones in the Philippines or not even closely similar to the stores in South Korea.

But definitely you get to see something there that’s worth the trip if you really have found that Transformer toy.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Titans Return | Kickback

02.04.2017 – The Insecticons is an independent sub-group of the Decepcticons. In the original G1 cartoon series they where introduced to have landed on Earth even before the Ark has crashed a million years prior to their activation to the modern world.

The Titans Return range of figures introduces the latest iteration of Kickback to the Generations toyline, which also pays tribute to his original figure. This Insecticon is no push over he’s read y to definitely kick you Autobot friends no pun intended…

Thursday, February 2, 2017

TF Sightings | Shin Tokyo in Adelaide

02.02.2017 – Specialty store in South Australia is a rare breed of business preferably you’ll see them in downtown Adelaide along with the four competing comic shops. Most of these specialty stores carry more licensed brands to western influenced popular culture that rarely you’ll get anything from Japan.

Shin Tokyo would probably be the go to store for Japanese imports straight from the rising sun for anime, manga, gaming and even clothing apparel. The have a slice of Japan that also Gundam model kits that it’s only available here, but what stands out on this store are also the Takara Tomy released Transformers toys!

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Titans Return | Wheelie

01.12.2017 – Wheelie is one of the characters introduced in “Transformers: The Movie” from 1986, which was sort of one of the minor low points of that memorable film after giving kids of this generation the Death of Optimus Prime.

This was also the time they introduced a slew of new characters in turn killing off the ones that fans have grown up to like which was also a travesty. Fast forward to the present Hasbro re-introduce some of those 1986 characters in Titans Return!

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Legion Class | RID Fixit!

12.24.2016 – Fixit, one of the lead characters in the 2015 series “Robots in Disguise” which for some might mistake this Autobot as the former Gobots character named Scooter. But it doesn’t help that he’s one of those underrated Autobots that’s easily forgotten if you only knew Bumblebee and his “Bee Team.”

But then again you might think this is all a big joke that Fixit looks like some guy from an old 1980s cartoon that tried to unseat the “Transformers” back in the day. The action figure looks cool looking though for being in-scale with the other characters.