ATW Ep 194, 5th July 2019

July 8th, 2019

Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, bringing you transformers news from around the world.


This is episode 194,  we are recording live on Friday the 5th of June, 2019.


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • The return of G1 Prime… again…
  • Some new age insects
  • Manga reprints
  • All this and more coming up after this.


Cut to Intro: 

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?


00:02:34 Today In Australian Transformers Weekly History……

-We got the first pictures of exclusive Diaclone Paris Dakar Rally Terraegis

-Flame Toys Tarn Announced

-We reviewed The Last Knight

-Takara revealed a Reissue unicron

-The price and release details came out for mp Beast Wars Megatron

-Power of the primes Machinima series ended.


00:07:13 Takara Tomy Transformers 35th Anniversary Convoy & Optimus Prime Set

00:15:26 Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-19+ Smokescreen Anime Colors New Official Images And Release Date


00:25:08 TF Manga release from Viz 

The manga was previously collected by Million Publishing in a single, huge compendium in 2002, but in the last few years, they've re-issued it in seven smaller eBook volumes, broken up by series, and also including TV Magazine story page illustrations. This first volume contains the original eight "Fight! Super Robot Lifeform" strips.

00:28:45 Omnibots coming to TF card game


So is Blaster v Soundwave pack 


00:34:43 35th anniversary G1 Prime crowdfund  


3rd Party News

00:43:25 TFcon Toronto 2019 exclusive Ocular Max PS-18 Zinnia

News In Brief

00:46:23 Newage Legends Scale G1 Insecticons: H10 Abadon (Kickback), H-11 Berial (Shrapnel) & H-12 H12 Asmodeus (Bombshell) Images


Max: Siege Combat Megatron, Black Mamba OS KO Grimlock



-it's almost membership renewal time. Details will go live from July 1st. We have another set of Collector cards and some new bumper stickers on offer.


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  • That’s all from us, we’ll be back with more Transformers news next week.


End Credits (added in post)