The menace from the Decepticons by no means appears to go away – at the least, it received’t if Michael Bay will get his method. In what might sound an unlikely however very welcome pairing, Canon has teamed up with Takara Tomy – the corporate behind the Transformers toys) to provide Canon EOS R5 mirrorless cameras which can be really Transformers. At a fast look, these EOS R5 cameras with lenses look fairly convincing however up shut, it’s straightforward to identify their secret.
There seem like two fashions of the “digicam”. One is an Autobot which, naturally, turns into Optimus Prime R5 whereas the opposite turns into Decepticon Reflector R5. Clearly, these aren’t actual useful cameras and so they’re 80% scale in comparison with the actual factor. They’re additionally not too terribly costly if you happen to’re a collector of those kinds of issues. They’re most likely not the sorts of toys you’d purchase to your younger youngster, although.
Regardless of not being actual cameras, the businesses appear to have labored collectively to place a shocking quantity of the unique particulars into them. Wanting on the rear facet of them in digicam type, for instance, reveals a shocking quantity of element that really seems like an actual digicam on first look – if not for all of the gaps the place components unfold out, permitting it to rework.
No a part of the digicam goes to waste, both. The whole lot transforms into some a part of Optimus Prime R5 in his robotic type. Even the lens cap turns into a defend to defend himself from his foes! In fact, Decepticon Reflector R5 additionally has a defend. Sure, the video above says “Decepticon Refraktor R5” however based on the press launch, his identify is definitely Reflector.
And since no Decepticon is full with no digicam to shoot selfies and movies of their mayhem for Instagram and TikTok, Reflector comes full with a mini digicam of his personal, too! Sadly, this one isn’t an actual digicam, both, although.
Optimus Prime R5 is on the market to pre-order now for ¥ 19,800 (round $150) and Decepticon Reflector R5 can also be obtainable to pre-order now for ¥ 19,800 from the Takara Tomy web site. Attempt to not be too impatient with supply, although. Each EOS R5 Transformers aren’t anticipated to be launched till late February 2023.