Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Months after the grey model was revealed in Japan, Takara Tomy Mall has posted an entry for Masterpiece Hound! Tagged as MP-47, he will be the release coming after Blackarachnia. These photos show off Hound in both modes with his accessories. These include a surprise "soft top" top be added on to the Jeep mode! Here is the official information from the Takara Tomy entry (via Google Translate):
In the Transformers Masterpiece Series, Hound, an early member of the Cybertron who appears from the first episode of the anime, and an important character who became a friend for the first time with the Shonen Spike of Earthling, appears!
MP-47 Hound thoroughly reproduces the styling of the hound that appeared in the anime "Battle! Super Robot Creatures Transformers".
In car mode, it is transformed into "Jeep", which is known as a synonym for four-wheel drive! By the supervision of Fiat Chrysler Automobile, which develops the Jeep brand, it reproduces the details of a live-action image in real time.
By attaching the attached hood (hollow) parts, it is possible to reproduce the hood development scene when traveling in water, and it is also possible to move the front window and open and close the hood.
The included spike and hologram figures are the first to be scaled to the vehicle and designed new!
If a hologram figure is used, the scene in the play can be reproduced.
Hood parts can be attached as a shield or backpack in robot mode!
In robot mode, it is a complete transformation of styling based on animation settings.
It can be deformed with the attached laser scope, spare tire and jerrycan (fuel can) attached to the rear of the car body!
The rocket launcher on the shoulder is also enabling transformation without replacement!
The hologram gun of a hand-held weapon can be transformed into a vehicle while stored in the leg.
A replacement face part is also included, and you can enjoy the hound's expression according to the scene.
Deployment without replacement is possible in visor!
Please enjoy the hound full of the latest transformer technology without failure from all angles!
Hound is listed with an MSRP of ¥ 19,440 (about $179.68 USD) but prices will vary from retailer to retailer. Hound is due for release in late December 2019.