Toy News: Takara Tomy Announces "Masterpiece" MP-53+B DiaBurnout

Back in April Takara Tomy revealed Masterpiece Reboost and Skids, two figures based on the "Honda City Turbo" vehicle form originally seen in G1 and the Diaclone toy line that preceded it. Now Takara Tomy Mall has posted a listing for a third variation of the sculpt also based on a Diaclone variant: DiaBurnout! This variant features a new head sculpt and a striking black deco.

Toy News: "Generations" Legacy DK-3 Breaker Official Images & Pre-Orders

Over a week ago it was revealed that the next in the Diaclone inspired Generations Selects Legacy figures would be DK-3, a blue redeco of Earthrise Trailbreaker based on the Takara Diaclone figure that predated Transformers.  Now official product listings and pre-orders have gone up for the figure along with official information and images!  Even better, we learn that DK-3 does have an actual name: Breaker!  Sure it's not the most imaginative name ever, but for those fans who wanted him to have more than

Toy News: "Generations" Legacy DK-3 Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con 2022 is coming soon, and as part of the event BWTF affiliate site Entertainment Earth will be carrying several exclusive items including ribbons featuring various toys.  Via their web site, they just revealed that Thursday's ribbon will feature none other than DK-3!  DK-3 will be a redeco of the Earthrise Trailbreaker figure in blue, a callback to the Diaclone era version of Trailbreaker.  Check out the image of the ribbon below:

Entertainment News: "Transformers" Appears on Jeapordy!

Transformers have had decades to cement themselves into pop culture and they sometimes pop up in the most unexpected places. On the February 16, 2022 episode of the Jeopardy! National College Championship one of the clues was "These toys that became a TV and Movie franchise sprang from Japanese toy lines called Diaclone and Micro Change" which of course references the Transformers brand! Megan Sullivan, a Junior at the University of Virginia provided the correct answer (or really, question given the show's format) earning her $400 in the process!

Toy News: "Generations Legacy" Lift Ticket Revealed

This evening Hasbro Pulse held its live 1027 Pulse Premium event featuring reveals of upcoming figures including Transformers.  Newly revealed is Lift Ticket!  This figure is a redeco of Earthrise Hoist based on one of the Diaclone decos never used in the Transformers toy line.  There was a Botcon exclusive of this character in 2015, but this represents a new iteration of the character (and the sticker on the side in vehicle mode hints as to his sub-group affiliation).  Official ph