Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour

Every year, since 2011, the nerds from TheTF.Net forum (now a Facebook group, because running a forum proved too much like hard work) have met for a weekend… [more]

Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour

Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

This weekend saw our annual forum meet being held in the Welsh capital of Cardiff. Each year we meet in a different town or city in the UK, alternating… [more]

Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

Video Footage from Transforce in 2001

Almost 18 years ago (crikey, has it been that long?) we wrote a review of our visit to Transforce in August 2001. It was a seriously hot day, but a great… [more]

Video Footage from Transforce in 2001 Video Footage from Transforce in 2001

Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars

If you play the mobile game Transformers Earth Wars, and you're looking for a good Autobot Alliance to join, then seek us out in the game. We're called… [more]

Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars

TheTF.Net Northern Meet

It's been six months since we last bothered updating this site. Not because we've lost our love for Transformers, but because we really can't be bothered… [more]

TheTF.Net Northern Meet TheTF.Net Northern Meet

Masterpiece Rodimus Prime Confirmed

Written by Duh_Prez on July 31, 2010 | News | Tags: , , ,

TFW2005 have posted protoype images of the eagerly awaited Masterpiece Rodimus Prime… but with rumours apleanty that this figure could also have a SECOND robot mode, it seems there may be more to this figure than meets the eye.

Check out the original story here.

Or visit our forum.

First Look at TakaraTomy MP-08x King Grimlock!

Written by Big Bot on July 23, 2009 | News,Takara,Toys | Tags: ,

Dengeki Hobby magazine has reveal the latest Transformers: Masterpiece from TakaraTomy. Unfortunately, it isn’t a new release, however it is a repackage of most fans favourite character, Grimlock. Masterpiece MP-08 Grimlock will now be released as Masterpiece MP-08x King Grimlock!

The figure will now come in a special comic style package, with new accessories, including a crown, sword and a gun. No longer included are the apron, necktie, tray, glasses, or transfer device.

The figure will be a Toy HobbyMarket exclusive, retail for 13,000 Yen, and come out in late December.

Tformers have a photo from the magazine.

MP-08 Grimlock Confirmed at BBTS

Written by Big Bot on October 15, 2008 | News,Takara,Toys | Tags: , ,

Sponsor BigBadToyStore has confirmed rumours going around this week that the next Transformers Masterpiece figure will indeed be the leader of the Dinobots – Grimlock.

The photo on the site is the teaser image seen months ago and the release is now confirmed as being March 2009 and is expected to be larger than any other Masterpiece figure. This also means a higher price tag, but expect retailers to reduce the price in the coming months.

Rumour: Masterpiece Grimlock and Alternity Megatron due out next year?

Written by Big Bot on October 13, 2008 | News,Takara,Toys | Tags: ,

Time for some more rumours. Sparkplug of SGCollect has posted some information he has received on the release of Masterpiece MP-08 Grimlock and Alternity Megatron.

Masterpiece Grimlock will be released in March 2009 by TakaraTomy with a price tag of 130,000 Yen. This is a lot more expensive than other Masterpieces, so (if true) expect a large item.  Alternity Megatron will be available in either blue or silver and will transform into the new Nissan Fairlady Z.

Expect retailers to either confirm or deny these rumours in the coming weeks.

Transformers Masterpiece 02 Ultra Magnus Getting Second Production Run

Written by Big Bot on July 23, 2008 | News,Takara,Toys | Tags: , , ,

Various retailers have received word from TakaraTomy that they plan on a 2nd production run for Transformers Masterpiece 02 Ultra Magnus, the repaint of MP-01 Optimus Prime. It will be out by Christmas, in November sometime. It will cost about $110 or £55 from retailers like

The figure was originally released in April 2006, and became very rare, very quickly, due to the limited production run.

New Pictures of MP-07 Thundercracker with New face

Written by Big Bot on July 19, 2008 | News,Toys | Tags: , ,

Fan2Fan have updated their site preorder page with some new images of the next Masterpiece figure MP-07 Thundercracker. The face has been changed to give a different facial expression to Starscream.

MP-07 Thundercracker is due for release in November 08 from TakaraTomy and will cost the same as MP-03 Starscream.

MP-05 Megatron in Colour

Written by Big Bot on December 23, 2006 | News,Toys | Tags: , ,

TFormers have an image gallery of Masterpiece Megatron showing him in full colour and well as the scale of the item.

Another Magazine Scan of MP-05 Megatron

Written by Big Bot on November 22, 2006 | News,Toys | Tags: , ,

Visual Media Technology, a Hong Kong message board, has another magazine scan of Masterpiece Megatron. It shows him in robot mode and has a closer look at his head.

Masterpiece 04 Preview

Written by Big Bot on July 20, 2006 | News,Toys | Tags: ,

More of the Takara Masterpiece 04 has been revealed, thanks to scanning a recent magazine. The trailer unfolds and becomes a repair-bay or a place to store your Binaltech/Alternators.

The image can be seen at the link above or in our forum.