Much respect to an original, Designer Hideaki Yoke! Yoke san has retired from Takara Tomy.
Yoke san is a pivital piece of the Transformers lines, along with the Micro-Robots in Micronauts, and also the designs for G1 Optimus Prime, Ravage, Scourge, Perceptor! In addition to shepherding the Transformers partnership between Takara Tomy and Hasbro.
Cheers to a happy retirement!
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