ATW Ep 152, 11th May 2018

May 13th, 2018


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Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, your weekly source for Transformers news in Australia.

This is episode 152, we are recording live on May 11th, 2018

In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • More wave 2 studio bots are getting out and about
  • There's a rush of new masterpiece figures on the way
  • And the bumble bee  movie gets a new composer
  • All that and more coming up after this.


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?


00:05:39 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: Tyson Richards



00:08:05 Takara Tomy Studio Series Wave 2 On Display At Shizouko Hobby Show.


00:22:14 Let the Mp release start

Masterpiece MP-42 Cordon (Sunstreaker Redeco) coming in October 2018


00:25:58 Masterpiece Laserwave and Megatron G1 Toy-Inspired Repaints Announced


00:39:02 Masterpiece-43 Beast Wars Megatron Grey Prototype Revealed


Other news

00:44:16 Maketoys Re:Master Series MTRM-14 Grandmein (Masterpiece Scaled G1 Highbrow With Gort) Prototype


News in Brief:

00:50:54 Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us Facebook Live Announcement Featuring G1 Unicron Prototype


00:53:52 Dario Marianelli Set To Compose The Score Of Transformers: Bumblebee Movie


01:00:12 Hasbro Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Toys To Be Showcased At Licensing Expo 2018


01:01:05 Concept Zones The Last Knight Optimus Prime Statue Official Images


01:02:49 Machinima’s Power of the Primes: Episode 2 Now Online



Brad: dx9 seekers


Max: Masterpiece Barricade



  • April Donation Drive has been run, thank you to the 7 winners and all those that donated.



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End Credits (added in post)