ATW Ep 149, 13th April 2018

April 15th, 2018

Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, the paragon of professionalism for Transformers news in Australia.


This is episode 149, we are recording live on April 13th, 2018

In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • An oopsie for Takara
  • The fact that Hasbro cant get w2 potp here but w3 hit nz
  • Black mamba shows a few upcoming releases,
  • The new Fans Toys Cyclonus
  • And more...

Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)



What have you been up to this week?

00:05:04 Bot Shots Weekly

The newest weekly competition in the TCCA Facebook group. Bot Shots Weekly is the successor to put Your Bot to work and follows the same idea. But now we have weekly winners that go into a monthly draw for a prize. Those monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize. Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at the link provided.

This weeks winner is: Rob Kindleyside


00:08:26 Takara apologies and recalls Encore God Fire Convoy set … for interesting reasons


00:14:-8 Power of the Primes wave 3 sighted … In New Zealand


00:18:12 Flame Toys Kuro Kara Kuri Optimus Prime Prototype


Other news

00:23:16 Mastermind Creations Tesarus – Prototype Image

00:27:02 Mister Moon Mini Master Series Fighter (G1 Inferno / Grapple) Test Shot Images

00:30:15 Black Mamba Age Of Extinction / The Last Knight Optimus Prime Prototype

00:34:21 Black Mamba Masterpiece Scaled G1 Galvatron Prototype

00:37:46 Black Mamba Combiner Wars Compatible Menasor Prototype

00:41:56 Fans Toys FT-29 Quietus – Masterpiece-Styled Cyclonus – Colored Test Shots

Other news

00:49:44 Looks like Hasbro’s doormats aren’t old prototypes but new products


Jason: Animated Seekers, Blitzwing, RM Victory Saber

Max: Alien Attack Firage



  • Melb Supanova is this weekend, head down and meet Simon and Jason
  • TCCA SA meetup tomorrow (Saturday 14/4). Come down to Greenlight Comics in the Adelaide CBD for an awesome time from 2:00 onwards.


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