When I am not the biggest enthusiast of the stay-motion Transformers movies, I do recognize the “realistic” robot and auto types the series has spawned. Revealed nowadays at Toy Honest 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those people types with intricate figures packaged with motion picture backdrops. I could possibly need to have them. Update: And they’re on sale now, apparently.
If I am being wholly honest, I only right away regarded two of the four figures in the line. Just one of them is Bumblebee, decked out in his very first motion picture Camaro manner. He’s Studio Series 01, simply because he is the ideal. Remember how they gave him a voice at the close of the very first motion picture and then forgot that at any time transpired? Now we can relive that instant.
Bumblebee transforms from robot to car and back again again in 22 steps, which is a good amount of steps for a determine aimed at collectors. He arrives with a law enforcement chase backdrop, so you can relive the time he and Barricade went wheel-to-wheel.
Subsequent up we have lime inexperienced Ratchet. He’s Studio Series 04, but he’ll usually be amount 02 in my e-book.
Ratchet only has 18 steps to his transformation, but he will make up for it with heart. Not a human heart. Or it’s possible certainly. He is an crisis reaction auto, it’s possible he’s acquired a cooler in the back again, just in case Sam Witwicky wants a transplant in opposition to the backdrop of the Mission Town Fight scene.
Matters get a minimal fuzzy for me all-around Crowbar, the Decepticon law enforcement SUV from Transformers: Dark of the Moon, AKA Studio Series 03. There was just so substantially likely on in that motion picture I couldn’t maintain keep track of of who was who. I do not try to remember him, but I appreciate his glance.
So I do not recall his story, if he experienced one particular. I can make my very own story with the Large Pace Chase scene backdrop that arrives in his package deal. I’m keen to obtain out how he goes from SUV to Predator robot in only 20 steps.
By the time Age of Extinction rolled all-around I’d stopped viewing the movies and just caught up with the plots by means of Cinemasins. I have no Cybertronian clue who Studio Series 02 Stinger is, but his car manner is the bomb.
The formal description phone calls Stinger a KSI warrior, which I am sure a person in the feedback section will reveal to me. He transforms in 21 steps, arrives with four weapon components and his backdrop is a Hong Kong Pursuit scene, which sounds colourful.
All four Studio Series figures will be accessible this spring for $19.99 from Hasbro, the toy firm that is never ever without a bro. Here’s hoping the line proceeds into 2019, so we get some sweet ‘80s period figures out of the solo Bumblebee motion picture.
Update 2/17 5 PM: Seems to be like the series is part of a unique Toy Honest promotion exactly where they are launched and then go on sale right away just after. You can get them listed here.