Whether you are an Autobot or a Decepticon, you must admit that there is always an Allspark of Transformers soul in each of us. Unsurprisingly, we are always excited with how a robot or a Cybertronian being can transform into his or her alternate forms without much trouble at all. Since there is a lot of different Transformers products in the market, it is normal that you do not know where to start. Thankfully, there is a list which will guide to choose. Therefore, this is a simple guide that will help you to know about the top Transformers toys that you must get for your collection.
Takara Tomy Masterpiece Soundwave
Aside from its iconic transformation as a microcassette recorder and signature voice, Soundwave is also one of the most recognizable characters in the Transformers universe. Renowned as the Decepticon with undying loyalty to Megatron, Soundwave serves as the dedicated Communications Officer of the Decepticon with unique talents in detecting and jamming transmission. Even if you are not familiar with Soundwave, you might have seen the "cassette player type of Transformers" in the popular culture. In fact, Soundwave ejects his microcassettes which are actually Decepticon spies.
As for the Takara Tomy Masterpiece Soundwave, it has been voted as one of the most popular Transformers toys because it is really a well-crafted figure. In fact, the collectors recognize this Soundwave as the highest detail of any Soundwave model in the market. Moreover, they even dare to say that it actually sets the standard of exceptional Transformers design. Aside from its splendidly painted colors, this calculating Decepticon certainly earns his well-deserved statement that Soundwave is superior (taken from the iconic quote, "Soundwave superior, Constructicons inferior"). In addition, it is also amazing to see that it can actually fit 3 cassette pieces into his tray.
Regarding his articulations, this Soundwave can surprise you with its wide range of poses that you can do. Besides, you need to pay special attention to his index fingers on both hands which allow him to do the "pointing" pose effortlessly. In other words, you will be delighted to find that the Soundwave enables you to do extensive poses that can adapt to your display or diorama. Every piece of this Soundwave model is really spot-on because it is really well-crafted. From his blaster to his separate minion cassette pieces, all of them are stunning. Hence, the Takara Tomy Masterpiece Soundwave is one of the must-have for any Transformers fan out there.
Takara Tomy Masterpiece King Grimlock
Another awesome wonderful design from Takara Tomy is this Masterpiece King Grimlock. Everyone's favorite Dinobot receives the Masterpiece's treatment which takes this already popular Transformers character into greater height. With bigger and improved articulations, this King Grimlock will make your childhood dream come true because only a few toys in the market that are as brilliant as you remember them. Indeed, the King Grimlock takes the cake as he is so awesome as the living proof of idealized image of toys that we have expected and dreamt of seeing as children. In a simpler term, this Masterpiece King Grimlock is an accurate representation of the classic G1 charm that we love from the old Transformers series.
Regarding its details, this King Grimlock exhibits such stunning display of depth in terms of color and scale. This is because the King Grimlock is always this unrealistically proportioned T-Rex that seems to be out of place. However, the King Grimlock stands as one of the most lovable characters and this model here looks like he jumps out of the screen but still can be so playable. One of the best things about this model is that it offers subtle yet effective gimmicks such as the light-up sword and color-changing eyes.
Powermaster Optimus Prime
Of course, it is still incomplete without the mention of Optimus Prime, the inspiring leader of the Autobots. While there are tons of Optimus Prime figures in the market, a lot of them sadly do not live up to their name especially in terms of quality and look. Yet, the Powermaster Optimus Prime is here to save your world (or rather beloved Transformers universe) from extinction. This particular Optimus Prime figure has done much justice when it comes to bringing the icon back to life. In other words, this Optimus Prime is the Transformers toy that everyone has been looking for all this while.
Although the Powermaster Optimus Primes is really an "ancient" figure (1988), it is still being regarded as one of the best Optimus Prime figures in the history of Transformers toys series. Unsurprisingly, it retains huge popularity among the collectors who still see this Optimus Prime figure has its special place in their hearts. A true Transformers fan will definitely not miss a chance to get this highly coveted piece of history. After all, this Optimus Prime looks great despite the passing of time. Like his famous quote, it is always the time to transform and roll out!
More Transformers Products
For more than 3 decades, the Transformers series has been said to be the defining point of the whole genre of transforming robots. Like its tagline, the Transformers is literally more than meets the eyes. Thanks to its huge universe that is filled with lots of different characters as well as other spin-offs, the Transformers series boasts character designs that will appeal to you. If you are looking for more Transformers products, you should take a look at Transformers toys.
Whether you are an Autobot or a Decepticon, you should realize that there is a lot of Transformers products that you can collect and enjoy. Unsurprisingly, the power and popularity of the Transformers series just make you wish in your own heart that you can transform into your alternate form. Appearing in many different forms of literature, the Transformers universe is certainly one of the most rewarding experience ever that you can expect to see in this much-vaunted franchise. Heed the rallying cry from Optimus Prime to transform and roll out or obey the decree from Megatron to punish and enslave!