LEGO has actually had a lots of unforgettable crossovers recently. Now the popular brick structure toy is changing their brand name into another popular 80s franchise. LEGO has actually revealed that they are coordinating with Hasbro for bricks that are more than satisfies the eye. More particularly, a LEGO variation of Transformers’ Optimus Prime. This is the very first time these 2 toy giants are collaborating.
This LEGO develop of the Autobot leader, imitated his G1 look, is a massive 1,508 pieces and 35 cm high in robotic mode. You heard that right, this LEGO robotic changes and has a car mode too. It is among the couple of items in the LEGO brand name to have 2 various modes, without the requirement to restore, and stands 15 cm high in lorry mode. The figure likewise has 19 points of expression and consists of an ion blaster, Autobot Matrix of Management, an Energon axe, Energon cube, and a jetpack. The only disadvantage to this incredible fond memories journey is that it will cost you $169.99.
When discussing his enjoyment for this upcoming cooperation Senior Designer at the LEGO Group, Joseph Patrick Kyde, stated:
“It has been an honour and joy to work together with Hasbro to develop a LEGO version of Optimus Prime! I am excited to see these two toy companies come together for the first time to celebrate the leader of the Autobots. Optimus Prime has become a pop culture symbol of courage, selflessness, and great leadership as well as an awesome toy that embodies the problem-solving and creativity skills that both companies value so much. It’s been a wonderful and challenging task to bring him to life using LEGO bricks, especially making sure that he can shift modes without disassembly and stay true to his signature look and style.”
Casey Collins, Head of Licensed Customer Products and Service Advancement at Hasbro, contributed to that stating, “We’re excited to bring two of the world’s greatest play and entertainment companies together to celebrate this larger-than-life, iconic character – Optimus Prime.” Collins rounded off by stating, “We know fans everywhere will be thrilled by this collaboration as it enables fans and families of all ages to create memories as they work together to build the LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime.”
When the Transformers animated series premiered in 1984, the franchise rapidly ended up being a mega-hit generating various action figures, comics, video games, and movies. Optimus Prime has actually constantly been at the center of this franchises success. This brave leaders style is so timeless and the voice star, Peter Cullen, made Optimus among the most distinctively sounding characters of any popular franchise. It is a voice that constantly discovers a method to send out chills down your spinal column. Optimus likewise has a few of the most quotable lines in all of popular culture. Whether it is inspiring or simply legendary, you constantly wish to battle by his side. No matter how lot of times you hear him inform his Autobots to “roll out”, it constantly seems like you are hearing it for the very first time as a gleeful five-year-old kid.
Since of all this, it is unexpected that this is the very first time Hasbro and LEGO have actually collaborated. The Transformers are simply as associated with toys as they are with their television shows or movies. Ideally, this suggests more sets to feature some more renowned characters like Bumblebee or Megatron. Transformers seem like they were produced the LEGO treatment. This Optimus Prime more than shows that.
LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime launches on June 1, 2022, and you can discover more info on this piece on LEGO’s site. Take a look at a brand-new image listed below: