Monthly Archives: June 2012

Blog #151: Toy Reviews: Japanese Transformers Prime Gashapon Arms Micron Series 1

The first series of Japanese Transformers Prime Gashapon (plastic bubbles with toys you get from vending machines)* Arms Microns came out this week.  The full set includes 6 toys, an Optimus Prime, a Bumblebee, and black and pink versions of … Continue reading

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Blog #150: Toy Review: Dairycon 2005 Stormsword (WindChill, ThunderClap, HotStuff)

Well, for my 150th blog, I thought I should do something special, and I was lucky that I found something very special this week. Back in 2005, Dairycon issued one of my favorite convention exclusives ever.  The Stormsword is a … Continue reading

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Blog #149: Toy Reviews: Transformers Bot Shots Wave 3 (Lockdown, Thundercracker, Jetfire, Topspin, Chase Megatron)

You might want to check out my first blog about Bot Shots.  My overall opinions on the line have not changed. The Bot Shots online game is now playable at http://www.bot-shots.com. The Good:  The animation in the game is pretty … Continue reading

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Blog #148: Toy Reviews: Transformers Prime (USA) & First Edition (USA & Japan) Deluxe Vehicon (All Three Versions)

Well, it took a while, but the USA/Australian carded Transformers Prime First Edition Deluxe Vehicon (same as the Canadian version would have been) finally started showing up on ebay.  Since my previous review of the Japanese version wasn’t very thorough, … Continue reading

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Blog #147: Toy Review: USA/Australian Version Transformers DotM Deluxe Wheeljack (AKA Que)

I wasn’t sure this was ever going to show up, but they seem to be available in quantity on ebay now.  What I find most interesting is that it is identical to the Japanese version.  In the past almost all … Continue reading

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Blog #146: Toy Review: Japanese Transformers Prime Voyager Bulkhead with Arms Micron B.H.

Japanese Transformers Prime Voyager Bulkhead with Arms Micron B.H. Box:  The boxes for the Voyager toys are the same shape as the US versions.  All the text and pictures are changed.  Bulkhead has more paint apps than any of the … Continue reading

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Blog #145: Toy Review: Japanese Transformers Prime Deluxe Arcee with Arms Micron Arc

Japanese Transformers Prime Deluxe Arcee with Arms Micron Arc Box:  The boxes for the deluxe toys have no windows.  I assume this is due to the lack of paint apps (see below).  They look kind of awful without the stickers, … Continue reading

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