EX-TF03 G1 Optimus Prime
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EX-TF03 G1 Optimus Prime

Since igniting my passion for collecting all things Optimus Prime I have discovered there is more than meets the eye to Transformers. Sure, you can collect the official Hasbro or Takara Tomy release toys you find in your typical toy store but here in Asia there is also a HUGE market for what are referred … Continue reading

Transformers 30th Anniversary Expo – Macau
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Transformers 30th Anniversary Expo – Macau

Several toy and anime franchises are celebrating anniversaries this year, including Transformers. As part of the 30th anniversary along with a number of limited edition figures, the Venetian in Macau is hosting an Expo to highlight Transformers evolution from the original 1984 (Generation 1) characters through to the current Transformers: Age of Extinction characters and … Continue reading

Hanging around with Batman at Times Square Hong Kong
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Hanging around with Batman at Times Square Hong Kong

I’m a DC girl. Always have been, always will be. While Superman is my Number 1, not far behind is the man in black himself – BATMAN! He’s turning 75 this year and to celebrate a small free display has been erected in Times Square in Causeway Bay. The exhibition showcases a couple of the … Continue reading

Transformers – NOT just for Boys …
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Transformers – NOT just for Boys …

As my children have become more and more interested in Transformers I started looking at information online in an effort to keep up with the questions and merchandise for them. I was somewhat shocked to find Hasbro itself advertising Transformers as “Toys for Boys” on its website. (Interestingly, since the media attention surrounding a boy … Continue reading

Dear HASBRO …
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Dear HASBRO …

Dear Hasbro, As a mum of a son and a daughter who were both blessed with an abundance of Transformers paraphanelia (including toys, Kreo, music, clothes, books … and did I mention TOYS) at Christmas thanks to Santa and ourselves indulging our sprogs with the purchase of a large number of products from your Transformers … Continue reading

Universal Studios, Los Angeles
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Universal Studios, Los Angeles

After the immersion of movie magic we experienced on the Warner Brothers tour we decided a trip to Universal was also required. Quick Tip: If you are going to Universal do your research on time of year and crowds. We had contemplated getting the “Front of Line” pass which allows you to queue jump. After … Continue reading

Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Los Angeles
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Los Angeles

A trip to Hollywood wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a movie studio. After deliberating over the options we decided to take a guided tour over to Warner Brothers and do their studio tour. Before I get onto the Warner Brother backlot, I have to say that hindsight is a marvellous thing. <Begin RANT> … Continue reading