May 7, 2009

Optimus Prime (05-07-09)

Filed under: 13 movie, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:07 am

Transformer of the Day for May 7, 2009


-Faction: Autobot
Movie (2007, 2009, 2011)
-Function: Leader
Freedom is the Right of All Sentient Beings”
-Notable Toy: Nightwatch Leader Class (Hasbro, 2008)

Notes: Optimus Prime makes another appearance, this time in his movie guise. While it was unfortunate that the original North American release lacked some of the movie paint applications and the inclusion of a battle blade, Hasbro later took advantage of the film’s popularity to reissue a prestige edition. Nonetheless, it is the unrelated Nightwatch version, with its cool blues and silvers, that makes the grade for this entry.


  1. Nightwatch prime is an under-appreciated repaint. It is easily my favorite of the three leader primes.

    Comment by Regurgit8 — May 9, 2009 @ 4:03 pm

  2. Totally. I presume you mean the first release, the movie perfect version and the Nightwatch version, yes?

    Comment by fairplaythings — May 11, 2009 @ 11:30 pm

  3. Yes.

    Comment by Regurgit8 — May 12, 2009 @ 1:17 am

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