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Complete Hasbro & Takara reissues toys checklist

Last update: December 12th 2009

Quick jump:
US market: Hasbro Commemorative Series (Toys'R'Us exclusives) | Fun-4-All keychain reissues | Basic Fun Heroes of Cybertron keychain reissues | Toys'R'Us exclusive Commemorative Edition (Classics) | Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive Pepsi Transformer (Classics) | Hasbro Universe More than Meets the Eye 25th Anniversary Pack (mass retail, Universe) | Toys'R'Us exclusive Commemorative Edition (Universe) | Hasbro Toy Shop / San Diego Comic-Con exclusive (Universe)
Japanese market: "Classic" Takara reissues (mass retail) | Takara Collector's Edition Series 2001 | Takara TF Collection (mass retail) | Takara Encore reissues (mass retail) | e-Hobby Shop exclusives | Japanese convention, mail order, store and magazine exclusives | Takara Micromaster combiner reissues | Japanese keychain reissues (7-Eleven Japan exclusives)


US MARKET

Hasbro Commemorative Series (Toys'R'Us exclusives)

NOTE: CS VIII Side Swipe and CS IX Astrotrain were available from other stores than TRU.

SeriesName(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpartProduct code #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
IOptimus PrimeOptimus PrimeConvoy80608$39.99August 2002
OUT
IUltra MagnusUltra MagnusUltra Magnus80635$39.99August 2002
OUT
Read a review
IRodimus MajorHot RodHot Rodimus80654$17.99August 2002
OUT
Read a review
IIStarscreamStarscreamStarscream80658$34.99February 2003
OUT
Read a review
IIPowermaster Optimus Prime (with Apex Armor & Ginrai)Powermaster Optimus Prime with HiQ & C-309 Godbomber (Japanese Masterforce only)God Ginrai80660$49.99February 2003
OUT
Based on Japanese God Ginrai rather than on US Powermaster Optimus Prime
IIIAutobot JazzJazzMeister80674$29.99April 2003
OUT
Read a review
IIISilverstreakBluestreakStreak80675$29.99April 2003
OUT
IIIThundercrackerThundercrackerThundercracker80676$34.99April 2003
OUT
IVRed AlertRed AlertAlert80679$29.99June 2003
OUT
Read a review
IVSkywarpSkywarpSkywarp80680$34.99June 2003
OUT
Read a review
IVProwlProwlProwl80681$29.99June 2003
OUT
Read a review
VAutobot TracksTracksTracks80682$29.99September 2003
OUT
Read a review
VInfernoInfernoInferno80683$29.99September 2003
OUT
Read a review
VHoistHoistHoist80684$29.99September 2003
OUT
Read a review
VISmokescreenSmokescreenSmokescreen80693$29.99December 2003
OUT
Read a review
VIAutobot GrappleGrappleGrapple80694$29.99December 2003
OUT
Read a review
VIIRodimus PrimeRodimus PrimeRodimus Convoy80698$34.99March 2004
OUT
Read a review
VIIDirgeDirgeDirge80828$29.99March 2004
OUT
Read a review
VIIISide SwipeSideswipeLambor80710$29.99 (official price; sold for instant clearance prices in the USA)November 2005
OUT
KB Toys exclusive in the USA (only released by Toys'R'Us in Canada and Australia)
VIIIAutobot SkidsSkidsSkids80829$29.99July 2004
OUT
Read a review
IXRicochet with NightstickStepper (Japanese Headmasters only) & Nightstick (from Targetmaster Cyclonus)Stepper with Nebulon80831$34.99August 2004
OUT
IXAstrotrainAstrotrain (Japanese G1 color scheme)Astrotrain80873$24.99December 2005
OUT
Takara G1 / reissue color scheme
Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive
Limited to 3,000 pieces
CANCELLED ITEMS:
X?RamjetRamjetRamjet80????Retroactively confirmed by Hasbro 2006 checklist (July 2006)
CANCELLED
X?TrailbreakerTrailbreakerTrailbreaker80????Retroactively confirmed by Hasbro 2006 checklist (July 2006)
CANCELLED
XI?IronhideIronhideIronhide80????Retroactively confirmed by Hasbro 2006 checklist (July 2006)
CANCELLED
XI?ThrustThrustThrust80????Listed in Australian TRU computers (June 2004)
Confirmed cancelled (March 2005)
CANCELLED

Fun-4-All keychain reissues

WaveName(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpart"Expanded Universe" counterpartRetail priceRelease date / statusComments
1BumblebeeBumblebeeBumbleGlyph$4.99October 2001
OUT
1CliffjumperCliffjumperCliffTap-Out$4.99October 2001
OUT
2BrawnBrawnGong$4.99July 2002
OUT
2WindchargerWindchargerChargerRook$4.99July 2002
OUT

Basic Fun Heroes of Cybertron keychain reissues

WaveExclusive toName(s)Reissue ofRetail priceRelease date / statusComments
1Hot Topic & Wal*MartBumblebeeBumblebee$6.99 (Hot Topic)
$2.97 (Wal*Mart)
December 2006
OUT
1Hot Topic & Wal*MartBrawnBrawn$6.99 (Hot Topic)
$2.97 (Wal*Mart)
December 2006
OUT
2Wal*MartCliffjumperCliffjumper$2.97January 2007
OUT
2Wal*MartWindchargerWindcharger$2.97January 2007
OUT

Toys'R'Us exclusive Commemorative Edition (Classics)

Name(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpartProduct code #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Soundwave (with Laserbeak and Battle Ravage)Soundwave (or Soundblaster [Japanese Headmasters only]), Laserbeak & RavageSoundwave with Condor (or Soundblaster with Buzzsaw and Jaguar)27312$29.99January 2007
OUT
Using the larger tape door from Soundblaster remold (Japanese Headmasters and Transformers Collection #18 reissue only)
Read a review

Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive Pepsi Transformer (Classics)

Name(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpartProduct code #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Pepsi Optimus PrimeOptimus Prime (Generation 1)Pepsi Convoy83374$24.99June 2007
OUT

Hasbro More than Meets the Eye 25th Anniversary Pack (mass retail, Universe)

Name(s)Reissue ofTakaraTomy counterpartProduct code / assortment #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Optimus Prime 25th Anniversary PackOptimus Prime (Generation 1)Convoy (Encore)83880 / 83879$69.99October 2008
OUT

Toys'R'Us exclusive Commemorative Edition (Universe)

Name(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpartProduct code #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Insecticons (Hardshell, Kickback & Sharpshot)Bombshell (Generation 1), Kickback (Generation 1) & Bombshell (Generation 1)Insectrons93452 / 93295$34.99October 2009
OUT
PerceptorPerceptor (Generation 1)Cybertron Perceptor93453 / 93295$34.99October 2009
OUT

Hasbro Toy Shop / San Diego Comic-Con exclusive (Universe)

Name(s)Reissue ofTakara counterpartProduct code #Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Soundwave (with Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Ravage and Ratbat)Soundwave, Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Ravage & RatbatSoundwave with Condor (Encore), Buzzsaw (Encore Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 1), Jaguar (Encore Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 1) & Ratbat (Encore Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 2)93982$49.99July 2009
OUT


JAPANESE MARKET

"Classic" Takara reissues (mass retail)

Product numberName(s)Repaint / remold ofHasbro counterpartExclusive counterpart(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
01Convoy01 ConvoyCS I Optimus PrimeConvoy (black version) & Convoy (gold version)¥4,980June 2000
OUT
C-69Ultra MagnusC-69 Ultra MagnusCS I Ultra MagnusUltra Magnus (shining version) & Ultra Magnus (movie preview version)¥4,980December 2000
OUT
C-78Hot RodimusC-78 Hot RodimusCS I Rodimus MajorHot Rodimus (black version) & Hot Rodimus (crystal version)¥2,500December 2000
OUT
16-SMegatron16 MegatronMegatron (black version)¥4,980March 2001
OUT
With Japanese & American G1 accessories
22Starscream22 StarscreamCS II StarscreamStarscream (black version), Starscream (ghost version) & Starscream (secret color version)¥2,980July 2001
OUT
C-310God GinraiC-310 God GinraiCS II Powermaster Optimus Prime (with Apex Armor & Ginrai)Nucleon Quest Super Convoy & Fire Guts God Ginrai¥7,980December 2001
OUT
Read a review
C-77Rodimus ConvoyC-77 Rodimus ConvoyCS VII Rodimus Prime¥3,500December 2001
OUT
01Convoy (new year special)01 Convoy & Action Master Optimus Prime (USA only)¥5,980January 2002
OUT
With two rifles (standard and bloated), translucent blue windows (based on Good Bye Convoy), Action Master Convoy, Matrix necklace & mousepad
D-98SixshotD-98 SixshotSixshot (stealth version) & Sixshot (black version)¥4,980March 2002
OUT
D-78Predaking (Razorclaw, Rampage, Dimebomb, Tantrum & Headstrong)D-78 Predaking¥15,000December 2004
OUT
Read a review
C-372Star Convoy with Micromaster Hot RodimusC-372 Star Convoy with Micromaster Hot Rodimus (Battlestars)¥8,000September 2005
OUT
Read a review
D-62-SGalvatronD-62 GalvatronGalvatron II¥7,000December 2005
OUT
Movie colors; with remolded face & Matrix chain
Read a review
Pepsi Convoy01 ConvoyPepsi Optimus Prime (Classics)¥5,500December 2005
OUT
1985 US/Canadian Pepsi Optimus Prime homage
TRF-13-SBattle ConvoyTRF-13 Battle Convoy (Generation 2)¥5,500March 2006
OUT

Takara Collector's Edition Series 2001

NOTES: Internal numbering for Ironhide, Ratchet and Dirge fits in with e-Hobby exclusives and picks up after 49 Laserwave (not to be confused with C-50 Silverbolt or D-50 Motormaster).
SetExclusive toName(s)Repaint / remold ofHasbro counterpart(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
AWorld Character Convention 1204 Lambor & 05 Alert04 Lambor & 05 AlertSide Swipe & Red Alert¥6,000May 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
Be-Hobby Shop98 Ironhide & 99 RatchetIronhide (USA only) & Ratchet (mail order only)¥6,000June 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
CSuper Festival 2123 Skywarp & 24 Thundercracker23 Skywarp & 24 ThundercrackerSkywarp & Thundercracker¥6,000June 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
DJaf-Con 10D-56 Ramjet & D-57 ThrustD-56 Ramjet & D-57 Thrust¥6,000July 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
E20th Century Toy Museum97 DirgeDirge (mail order only)Dirge¥3,200July 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
FWonder Festival 200110 Inferno & 47 Grapple10 Inferno & 47 GrappleInferno & Autobot Grapple¥6,000August 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
GC325 Trailbreaker & 46 Hoist25 Trailbreaker & 46 HoistHoist¥6,000August 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces

Takara TF Collection (mass retail)

NOTES: Internal numbering for Skids and Adams, Gears and Warpath from Minibots set fits in with e-Hobby exclusives and picks up after 49 Laserwave (not to be confused with C-50 Silverbolt or D-50 Motormaster). Internal numbering for Targetmaster Hot Rodimus fits in between C-109 Stepper and C-111 Doublespy. Internal numbering for Targetmaster Chear fits in between C-112 Fastlane and Cloudraker and C-114 Fortress Maximus.

Product numberName(s)Reissue ofHasbro counterparte-Hobby and other exclusive companion(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
TFC-0001 Convoy01 ConvoyCS I Optimus Prime¥6,500March 2003
OUT
With Energon axe
Read a review
TFC-0106 Meister06 MeisterCS III Autobot JazzMeister (gold plated version)¥3,000July 2002
OUT
TFC-0209 Prowl09 ProwlCS IV ProwlStreak (anime version)¥3,000July 2002
OUT
TFC-0396 SkidsVSZ SkidsCS VIII Autobot SkidsCrosscut¥3,000September 2002
OUT
TFC-0444 Tracks44 TracksCS V Autobot TracksRoad Rage & Tracks (black version)¥3,000September 2002
OUT
TFC-0545 Smokescreen45 SmokescreenCS VI SmokescreenStreak (silver plated version)¥3,000December 2002
OUT
TFC-0616 Megatron16 MegatronMegaplex¥5,980December 2002
OUT
With Japanese & American G1 accessories and Energon mace
TFC-0704 Lambor04 LamborCS VIII Side SwipeClamp Down, Deep Cover & Tigertrack¥3,000March 2003
OUT
TFC-0810 Inferno10 InfernoCS V InfernoRoad Hauler¥3,000June 2003
OUT
TFC-0922 Starscream (anime version)22 StarscreamCS II StarscreamSunstorm¥3,500June 2003
OUT
With Megatron gun, remolded fist & extra Convoy fist
TFC-1017 Soundwave with 20 Condor17 Soundwave & 20 CondorSoundwave ("Classics" Commemorative Edition)¥4,980September 2003
OUT
Read a review for Soundwave, read a review for Condor
TFC-1148 Astrotrain48 AstrotrainCS IX AstrotrainAstrotrain (proto color version)¥3,000December 2003
OUT
Japanese G1 color scheme
TFC-12Minibot Team (C-62 Powerglide, 11 Bumble, 86 Adams, 14 Drag, 85 Gears, 87 Warpath)C-62 Powerglide, 11 Bumble, Adams (mail order only), 14 Drag, Gears (USA only) & Warpath (mail order only)Dimension Exploration Researchers¥3,000February 2004
OUT
Bumble with remolded "anime" head
TFC-13C-110 Hot Rodimus (with Firebolt)C-78 Hot Rodimus & Firebolt (USA Targetmaster Hot Rod only)CS I Rodimus Major¥3,000April 2004
OUT
With Japanese G1 Hot Rodimus & US G1 Targetmaster Hot Rod accessories
TFC-1402 Hound02 HoundJunkion Mercenary Detritus¥3,000June 2004
OUT
Read a review
TFC-15C-109 Stepper with NebulonC-109 Stepper with NebulonCS IX Ricochet with Nightstick¥3,000August 2004
OUT
With G1 Stepper & G1 Meister accessories
Read a review
TFC-16Insectrons (40 Kickback, 41 Bombshell & 42 Shrapnel)40 Kickback, 41 Bombshell & 42 ShrapnelInsecticons (Universe Commemorative Edition)Insectron Clone Army¥3,500October 2004
OUT
With Energon cubes
TFC-1743 Blitzwing43 BlitzwingOvercharge¥3,000January 2005
OUT
TFC-18D-101 Soundblaster with Buzzsaw & 19 JaguarD-101 Soundblaster (with Buzzsaw & 19 Jaguar)Cobalt Sentry¥5,500March 2005
OUT
Read a review
TFC-1939 Cybertron Perceptor39 PerceptorPerceptor (Universe Commemorative Edition)Decepticon / Joint Force Magnificus and Ga'made¥3,500June 2005
OUT
TFC-20Future Cybertron (C-113 Chear with Recoil & C-80 Wheelie)C-82 Chear, C-80 Wheelie & Recoil (USA Targetmaster Kup only)Cybertronian / Orion Pax & Dion¥3,800August 2005
OUT
With Japanese G1 Chear & US G1 Targetmaster Kup accessories
Read a review
TFC-2138 Broadcast with C-65 Steeljaw38 Broadcast & C-65 SteeljawTwincast with Flip Sides¥4,500March 2006
OUT

Takara Encore reissues (mass retail)

Product numberName(s)Reissue ofHasbro counterparte-Hobby and other exclusive companion(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
01Convoy01 Convoy25th Anniversary Optimus Prime (Universe)¥5,000August 2007
OUT
02Megatron16 Megatron¥5,500August 2007
OUT
03Soundwave with Condor17 Soundwave & 20 CondorSoundwave (Universe Habsro Toy Shop exclusive)¥4,500August 2007
OUT
04Starscream22 Starscream¥3,000August 2007
OUT
05IronhideIronhide (USA only)Ironhide Protect Black¥3,000December 2007
OUT
06RatchetRatchet (mail order only)Ratchet Emergency Green¥3,000December 2007
OUT
07Sky LynxSky Lynx (USA only)¥8,000February 2008
OUT
Read a review
08Meister06 Meister¥3,000March 2008
OUT
Read a review
Read another review
09Omega SupremeOmega Supreme (USA only)¥10,000June 2008
OUT
With new face scult
10Bumble & Minibots (Wave, Outback, Tailgate & Pipes)11 Bumble, C-58 Wave, C-59 Outback, C-61 Tailgate & C-60 Pipes¥3,800July 2008
OUT
Bumble with same remolded "anime" head as in TFC-12 Minibot Team
Read a review
11Skywarp & Thundercracker23 Skywarp & 24 Thundercracker¥6,000August 2008
OUT
Read a review
12MetroflexC-70 Metroflex¥7,000September 2008
OUT
13Trailbreaker25 Trailbreaker¥3,000December 2008
OUT
14Hoist46 Hoist¥3,000December 2008
OUT
15Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 1 (Eject, Rewind, Jaguar & Buzzsaw)C-68 Eject, C-67 Rewind, 19 Jaguar & VSZ BuzzsawSoundwave (Universe Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive) [Jaguar and Buzzsaw only]¥4,000March 2009
OUT
16Bruticus (Onslaught, Blast Off, Volter, Brawl & Swindle)D-69 Bruticus (D-64 Onslaught, D-65 Blast Off, D-66 Volter, D-67 Brawl & D-68 Swindle)¥8,000July 2009
OUT
17Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 2 (Ratbat, Slugfest, Armhorn & Steeljaw)D-61 Ratbat, D-108 Slugfest, C-66 Amhorn & C-65 SteeljawSoundwave (Universe Hasbro Toy Shop exclusive) [Ratbat only]¥4,000July 2009
OUT
18SkidsVSZ Skids¥3,000October 2009
OUT
19Cassette Daisakusen Vol. 3 (Rumble, Frenzy, Overkill & Condor)17 Soundwave with Rumble (or D-102 Rumble), 18 Frenzy, D-109 Overkill & 20 Condor¥4,000December 2009
OUT

e-Hobby Shop exclusives

NOTES: Internal numbering for non-"variation" characters picks up after 49 Laserwave (not to be confused with C-50 Silverbolt or D-50 Motormaster).

Name(s)Repaint / remold ofTakara counterpart(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
16-S Megatron (black version)16 Megatron16-S Megatron (2001 reissue)¥5,000March 2001
OUT
Loosely based on Microman color scheme
With Japanese & American G1 accessories
Limited to 1,000 pieces
22 Starscream (black version) & 22 Starscream (ghost version)22 Starscream22 Starscream (2001 reissue)¥7,500December 2001
OUT
04 Lambor (new year special) & 05 Alert (new year special)04 Lambor & 05 Alert(non-companion reissues)¥6,000January 2002
OUT
C-310E Fire Guts God GinraiC-310 God GinraiC-310 God Ginrai (2001 reissue)¥9,500February 2002
OUT
Limited to 2,000 pieces
06 Meister (gold plated version) & 08 Streak (anime version)06 Meister & 08 StreakTFC-01 Meister & TFC-02 Prowl (Transformers Collection)¥3,000July 2002
OUT
Meister color scheme based on Diaclone lucky draw version (also G1 episode "The Golden Lagoon"); Streak color scheme based on Diaclone version (also G1 Bluestreak cartoon color scheme)
Read a review (Streak)
94 Road Rage & 95 Crosscut44 Tracks & VSZ SkidsTFC-03 Tracks & TFC-04 Skids (Transformers Collection)¥6,000October 2002
OUT
Based on Diaclone color schemes; Crosscut with Diaclone face and "Clutch" city roller
Read a review (Road Rage)
Read a review (Crosscut)
08 Streak (silver plated version)08 StreakTFC-05 Smokescreen (Transformers Collection)¥3,000December 2002
OUT
Color scheme based on Diaclone lucky draw version
93 Megaplex16 MegatronTFC-06 Megatron (Transformers Collection)¥6,000December 2002
OUT
Based on Microman color scheme; Megaplex character based on Machine Wars Megaplex; with Japanese & American G1 Megatron accessories and Energon mace
91 Clamp Down & 92 Deep Cover05 Alert & 04 LamborTFC-07 Lambor (Transformers Collection)¥6,000April 2003
OUT
Based on Diaclone color schemes (Lambor police version & Lambor black version from Powered Convoy gift set)
Read a review (Clamp Down)
Read a review (Deep Cover)
88 Road Hauler & 89 Sunstorm47 Grapple & 22 StarscreamTFC-08 Inferno & TFC-09 Starscream (Transformers Collection)¥6,000July 2003
OUT
Based on obscure "characters" from G1 cartoon pilot "More Than Meets The Eye"
48 Astrotrain (proto color version)48 AstrotrainTFC-11 Astrotrain (Transformers Collection)¥3,000January 2004
OUT
Based on G1 prototype/cartoon color scheme
84 Dimension Exploration Researchers (78 Bad Boy, 79 Bug Bite, 80 Pathfinder, 81 Road Ranger, 82 Small Foot & 83 Treads)C-62 Powerglide, 11 Bumble, Adams (mail order only), 14 Drag, Gears (USA only), Warpath (mail order only)TFC-12 Minibot Team (Transformers Collection)¥3,500February 2004
OUT
Powerglide, Cosmos and Warpath color schemes based on early Takara catalog
Homages to original Tonka Go-Bots Bad Boy, Bug Bite, Pathfinder, Road Ranger, Small Foot & Treads
Individual characters not officially named for legal reasons
77 Junkion Mercenary Detritus02 HoundTFC-14 Hound (Transformers Collection)¥3,000August 2004
OUT
Comes with both Autobot and Decepticon faction stickers
76 Insectron Clone Army (73 Shot Hole, 74 Salvo & 75 Zaptrap)40 Kickback, 41 Bombshell & 42 ShrapnelTFC-16 Insectrons (Transformers Collection)¥3,500October 2004
OUT
Based on Diaclone color schemes; with Energon cubes
Read a review
72 Overcharge43 BlitzwingTFC-17 Blitzwing (Transformers Collection)¥3,000March 2005
OUT
Based on Diaclone color scheme; comes with Autobot, Decepticon, Quintesson (taken from G1 cartoon season 3), "ancient robot" (taken from G1 cartoon season 3 episode "Five Faces of Darkness, Part 4"), EDC (taken from G1 cartoon season 3) and Unicron / Blendtron (taken from Beast Wars Neo) faction stickers
71 Secret Police Force Cobalt Sentries (69 Howlback & 70 Garboil)19 Jaguar & D-101 BuzzsawTFC-18 Soundblaster with Buzzsaw & Jaguar (Transformers Collection)¥2,000April 2005
OUT
Based on Microman color schemes
A huge number came with mispackaged weapons; e-Hobby are offering replacement parts
68 Decepticon / Joint Force Magnificus and Ga'made39 Perceptor & KM-SP02 Microman Walter (Kiguru-Microman)TFC-19 Perceptor (Transformers Collection)¥4,800July 2005
OUT
Based on Microman color scheme
67 Cybertronian / Orion Pax & DionC-82 Chear, C-80 Wheelie & Recoil (USA Targetmaster Kup only)TFC-20 Future Cybertron (Transformers Collection)¥3,800September 2005
OUT
Based on Orion Pax and Dion characters from G1 cartoon season 2 episode "War Dawn"
66 Galvatron IID-62 GalvatronD-62-S Galvatron¥7,000January 2006
OUT
Original Galvatron release toy colors; with remolded face & Creation Matrix chain
Extra deco based on early "Scramble City" artwork from TV Magazine April 1986 issue
"Galvatron II" based on Marvel Comics character
TRF-13-S Laser Ultra MagnusTRF-13 Battle Convoy (Generation 2)Battle Convoy (2006 reissue)¥6,000March 2006
OUT
C-116 Twincast with 65 Flip SidesC-116 Twincast & C-67 Rewind or C-68 EjectTFC-21 Twincast with Steeljaw (Transformers Collection)¥5,000April 2006
OUT
Ironhide Protect BlackIronhide05 Ironhide (Encore)¥4,500March 2008
OUT
64 Cybertron Urban Defense Robot GadepOmega Supreme09 Omega Supreme (Encore)¥13,000September 2008
OUT
16 Megatron Black Verson (reissue)16 Megatron02 Megatron (Encore)¥6,000February 2009
OUT
89 Sunstorm (reissue)22 Starscream04 Starscream (Encore)¥4,000February 2009
OUT

Japanese convention, mail order, store and magazine exclusives

NOTES: Internal numbering for Tigertrack fits in with e-Hobby exclusives and picks up after 49 Laserwave (not to be confused with C-50 Silverbolt or D-50 Motormaster).

Product number(s)Exclusive toName(s)Repaint / remold ofTakara (pre-)Collection or Encore counterpartRetail price / availabilityRelease date / statusComments
01Jaf-Con 9, Wonder Festival 2000, Osaka Toys Land ShowConvoy (black version)01 Convoy01 Convoy¥5,000July / August  / September 2000
OUT
Limited to 2,000 pieces
01TV Magazine (lucky draw), Figure King magazine (lucky draw at Takashimaya Department Store and Mitsukoshi Toy Store), Kiddy Land Campaign (lucky draw)Convoy (gold version)01 Convoy01 ConvoyLucky drawOctober/ November 2000
OUT
With gold instead of chromed smokestacks and hubcaps and gold Roller
Limited to 25 pieces
C-6920th Century Toy MuseumUltra Magnus (shining version)C-69 Ultra MagnusC-69 Ultra Magnus¥5,980January 2001
OUT
Limited to 800 pieces
C-69Toy Festival 2001Ultra Magnus (movie preview version)C-69 Ultra MagnusC-69 Ultra Magnus¥5,000February 2001
OUT
Diaclone/TF:TM movie trailer color scheme
Limited to 1,500 pieces
C-78B & C-78CToy Festival 2001Hot Rodimus (black version) & Hot Rodimus (crystal version)C-78 Hot RodimusC-78 Hot Rodimus¥5,000February 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,500 pieces each
22Transformers Generations (lucky draw)Starscream (secret color version)22 Starscream22 StarscreamLucky drawJuly 2001
OUT
Even more clear parts than Ghost Starscream
Limited to 5 pieces
C-307XToys'R'Us JapanNucleon Quest Super ConvoyC-307 Super GinraiC-310 God Ginrai¥4,999November 2001
OUT
Limited to 1,000 pieces
D-98Hyper Hobby magazine (lucky draw)Sixshot (stealth version)D-98 SixshotD-98 SixshotLucky drawMarch 2002
OUT
Limited to 10 pieces
D-98Figure King magazine (lucky draw)Sixshot (black version)D-98 SixshotD-98 SixshotLucky drawMarch 2002
OUT
Limited to 10 pieces
44Transformers: The Manga collection (lucky draw)Tracks (black version)44 TracksTFC-04 TracksLucky drawOctober 2002
OUT
Based on Finnish Diaclone color scheme
Limited to 300 pieces
90Figure King magazine (mail order)Tigertrack04 LamborTFC-07 Lambor¥4,000March 2003
OUT
Based on Diaclone color scheme
?Transformers Generations Deluxe (lucky draw)PrimusC-77 Rodimus ConvoyLucky drawSeptember 2004
OUT
Limited to 100 pieces
Transformers Visual Works (mail order)Ratchet Emergency GreenRatchetRatchet (Encore)¥5,200 (¥ 10,000 for two)April 2008
OUT
UPCOMING ITEMS:
Transformers Generations 2009 vol. 3 (mail order)Skids & ScreechVSZ Skids & Crosscut (e-Hobby exclusive)Skids (Encore)¥7,700Depicted in packaging at Million Hero website (November 2009)

Takara Micromaster combiner reissues

Name(s)Repaint / remold ofHasbro counterpart(s)Retail priceRelease date / statusComments
Sixliner (1 Diego, 2 Spark, 3 Alan, 4 Leif, 5 Joe & 6 Night)C-370 Sixliner¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)May 2002
OUT
Sixturbo (1 Road Police, 2 Glide, 3 Circuit, 4 Neo-Wheel, 5 Discharge & 6 Sireen)TF-03 SixturboDefensor (Prowl, Autobot Groove, Streetwise, Hot Spot, Red Alert & First Aid; Universe MicroMaster Series I)¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)September 2002
OUT
Individual figures also available as black "chase" variants which form Reverse Evolution Sixturbo
Read a review
Sixwing (1 Chain Gun, 2 Missile Run, 3 Raker, 4 Super Sonic, 5 Flanker & 6 Falcon)TF-02 SixwingSuperion (Ro-tor, Air Raid, Storm Jet, Skydive, Fireflight & Silverbolt; Universe MicroMaster Series IV)¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)February 2003
OUT
Individual figures also available as white "chase" variants which form Berserker Sixwing
Sixbuilder (1 Crush-Bull, 2 Digger, 3 Iron Lift, 4 Gran Arm, 5 Treader & 6 Mixing)TF-01 SixbuilderConstructicon Devastator (Bonecrusher, Scavenger, Hightower, Buckethead, Long Haul & Quickmix; Universe MicroMaster Series II)¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)May 2003
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Individual figures also available as green "chase" variants which form Destron Sixbuilder
Sixtrain (1 Desire, 2 Atlan, 3 Raise, 4 San Diego, 5 Windy & 6 Convertor)TF-05 SixtrainRail Racer (Railspike, Tankor, Rapid Run, Overload, Midnight Express & Swindle; Universe MicroMaster Series III)¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)July 2003
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Individual figures also available as red "chase" variants which form Sixtrain Red Mode
DX Micromaster Landcross (1 Wing, 2 Waver, 3 Dash, 4 Tacker, 5 Mach & 6 Tackle)C-319 Landcross¥3,600 (set of 12 boxes; ¥300 per box)December 2003
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Individual figures also available as black "chase" variants which form Black Landcross

Japanese keychain reissues (7-Eleven Japan exclusives)

Name(s)Reissue ofFun-4-All counterpartRetail priceRelease date / statusComments
Bumble11 BumbleBumblebee¥380March 2003
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Also came as black "chase" variant
Cliff13 CliffCliffjumper¥380March 2003
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Also came as black "chase" variant
Gong15 GongBrawn¥380March 2003
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Also came as black "chase" variant
Charger12 ChargerWindcharger¥380March 2003
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Also came as black "chase" variant




 
 
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