has announced two new Tokyo Toy Show exclusive Transformers: Legends figures! Both of them are non-G1 characters yet still very familiar in multiple ways.
The first figure is LG-EX Black Convoy, a redeco of Reveal the Shield Deluxe class (Laser) Optimus Prime as the 2001 Robots in Disguise Scourge / Car Robots Black Convoy character. Previously, the Transformers Collectors Club had released their own Scourge figure from this mold in the first Transformers Figure Subscription Service back in 2013. Now, Japan will get their own version of this mold as this character, but in a slightly different deco from the TFSS figure. This Black Convoy figure is not necessarily more show-accurate than the TFSS Scourge figure, but there are still differences.
The second figure is LG-EX Armada Megatron, a redeco of Generations Combiner Wars Leader class Armada Megatron. Like Black Convoy, this figure attempt to differentiate itself from the Hasbro figure with different paint apps (namely by painting the chest so differently that it does a better job at making the fact that it is a G1 Megatron chest less obvious), but this time, the figure does come out as being slightly more show-accurate.
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“Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence. And in childhood and adolescence they are, in moderation, healthy symptoms. Young things ought to want to grow. But to carry on into middle life or even into early manhood this concern about being adult is a mark of really arrested development. When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.” -- C.S. Lewis