Transformers Pens Are More Than Meets The Eye

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This is an Optimus Prime Transformer. It transforms into a pen. That's pretty much it, but goodness, what else do you need?

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According to GetNews, these are priced at 4,298 yen (US$42). The standard Optimus Prime will be out in September in Japan, while the Black Optimus Prime and the Ultra Magnus will be out in October.

Illustration for article titled Transformers Pens Are More Than Meets The Eye
Illustration for article titled Transformers Pens Are More Than Meets The Eye

超本格的にペンにトランスフォームする「コンボイペン」予約開始! [GetNews]

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DISCUSSION

Why...why do PENS end up looking better than most of the actual toys? I must have them.