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1997 Beast Wars
1998 Beast Wars Second
1999 Beast Wars Neo
1999 Beast Wars Metals
YEAR
1997

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars
C-1 Convoy Optimus Primal Same colours as US release. Gorilla 2980  
C-2 White Claw Polar Claw Polar Bear 2280  
C-3 Cheetus Cheetor Cheetah 1500 Gallery
C-4 Dinobot   Velociraptor 1500  
C-5 Rattle Rattrap Norway Rat 750  
C-6 Convobat Optimus Primal Vampire Bat 750  
C-7 Rhinox   African black rhinoceros 1500  
C-8 Tigatron   Coloured pure white unlike US version. Siberian tiger 1500 Gallery
C-9 Howlinger Wolfang Timber wolf 1500 Gallery
C-10 Airazor   Falcon 750  
C-11 Cybershark   Hammerhead shark 1500 Gallery
Special
VS-S1 Convobat VS Megalligator CD Rom set   "Showdown at the Amazon." Red redeco of Convobat & purple redeco of Megalligator. CD Rom contains colouring-in program 2980
VS-X1 Armor VS Snapper Armordillo "Volcano Showdown"  Volcano play set. Brazilian giant Armadillo 3980

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars
D-1 Megatron   Tyrannosaurus Rex 2980  
D-2 Scorpos Scorponok African black scorpion 2280  
D-3 Waspeeter Waspinator Wasp 1500  
D-4 Tarans Tarantulas Spider 1500  
D-5 Terrorsaurer Terrorsaur Pteranodon 750  
D-6 Megalligator Megatron Alligator 750  
D-7 Shadow Panther   Black & yellow redeco of Cheetus, Japanese exclusive made available in North America from Hasbro on their collectors site. 1500 Gallery
D-8 Black Widow Blackarachnia Black Widow spider. Redeco of Tarans 1500 Gallery
D-9 Buzz Saw   Jacket wasp. Redeco of Waspeeter 1500 Gallery
D-10 Kuwagaiger Insecticon Lamellicorn beetle 750  
D-11 Inferno   Fire ant 2280  
Special
VS-S1 Convobat VS Megalligator CD Rom set   "Showdown at the Amazon." Red redeco of Convobat & purple redeco of Megalligator. CD Rom contains colouring-in program 2980
VS-X1 Armor VS Snapper   "Volcano Showdown" Volcano play set. Turtle 3980

VS

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Versus Sets
VS-1 Convoy V Megatron   "Showdown of the Strongest". Repackaged C-1 & D-1 5800
VS-2 White Claw V Scorpos   "Showdown at the North Pole". Repackaged C-2 & D-2 4500
VS-3 Cheetus V Waspeeter   "Showdown of the Quickest". Repackaged C-3 & D-3 2980
VS-4 Dinobot vs Tarans   "Brutal Showdown". Repackaged C-4 & D-4 2980
VS-5 Rattle V Terrorsaurer   "Showdown on the Rocky Mountain". Repackaged C-5 & D-5 1480
VS-6 Convobat vs Megaligator   "Showdown at the Amazon." Repackaged C-6 & D-6 1480
VS-7 Rhinox V Shadow Panther   "Showdown in the Wilderness." Repackaged C-7 & D-7 2980
VS-8 Tigatron V Black Widow   "Showdown in the Deep Forest." Repackaged C-8 & D-8 2980
VS-9 Howlinger V Buzz Saw   "Showdown in the Darkness". Repackaged C-9 & D-9 2980
VS-10 Airazor V Kuwagaiger   "Showdown in Heaven". Repackaged C-10 & D-10 1480
VS-11 Cybershark V Inferno   "Showdown in Hell". Repackaged C-11 & D-11 2980

 

YEAR
1998

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Second
C-12 Apache B'Boom Identical to Hasbros' B'Boom. Mandrill & attack platform 2280  
C-13 Bighorn Bonecrusher Bison. Bonecrusher redeco (white body repainted red) 1500  
C-14 Tasmania Kid Snarl Tasmanian Devil. Identiacl to Hasbro's release 750  
C-15 Scuba Claw Jaw Giant Squid. Identical to Hasbro's release. 750  
C-16 Lio Convoy   White lion with golden mane. Head identical to Optimus Prime and has an opening hatch on his chest with the matrix. 2980 Gallery
C-17 Bigmos Transquito Mosquito. Hasbro's Transquito redeco. 2280  
C-18 Powerhug Retrax Pill bug. Blue Retrax redeco 1500  
C-19 Tonbot Jetstorm Dragonfly. Red Jetstorm redeco 1500
C-20 Mantis Manterror Praying Mantis. redeco of Manterror 1500  
C-21 Drillnuts Drillbit Boll Weevil. Redeco of Hasbros's Drillbit 750  
C-22 Scissorboy Powerpinch Earwig. Idenrical to Hasbro's release. 750  
C-23 D.J Cicadacon Cicada. Redeco of Hasbro's release. Combines with Motorarm & Gimlet to form Tripledacus. 900  
C-24 Motorarm Ramhorn Rhinoceros beetle. Redeco of Hasbro's release. Combines with D.J & Gimlet to form Tripledacus. 900  
C-25 Gimlet Sea Clamp Lobster. Redeco of Hasbro's release. Combines with D.J & Motorarm to form Tripledacus. 1200  
C-26 Lio Junior Prowl Lion. Redeco of Hasbros' release. Combines with Skywarp & Santon to form Magnaboss. 780  
C-27 Skywarp Silverbolt Bald Eagle. Redeco of Hasbros' release. Combines with Lio Junior & Santon to form Magnaboss. 1100  
C-28 Santon Ironhide African elephant. Redeco of Hasbros' release. Combines with Lio Junior & Skywarp to form Magnaboss. 1200  
Special
S-2 Moon   Transforms into a rabbit. The character watched over events on Gaea. Moon is also a "view master" allowing you to see various characters through his chest 980
X-2 Diver Spittor Niagra play set w/ bright green Spittor redeco 4500
X-3 Tripledacus Tripredacus Giftset of D.J, Motorarm & Gimlet 2980
X-4 Magnaboss   Giftset of Lio Junior, Skywarp & Santon 2980
X-5 Ikard & Tako Tank   Blue redeco of Scuba w/ Tako Tank squid play set with water shooting action, grasping claws & built in cycle for Ikard to ride 3980
Exclusives
C-1 Special Convoy Real Grey Type   Colours are altered to resemble the cartoon Convoy. A sticker on the box tells you what version of Convoy it is. Commemorates 20 million Beast Wars toys sold worldwide. Released when Beast Wars was still airing on TV in 1998. 2980
C-1 Special Convoy Skeleton Type   Toys R Us exclusive, 6000 released. Opaque plastic. Released when Beast Wars 2 was airing on TV 2980 Gallery
C-1 Convoy gold ver   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw (Formally TV Magazine). Limited to 10 pieces. This was given away 3 different ways in the same draw:-
3 people would win a gold Convoy & gold Megatron set
1 person would win a set of 5 Cybertrons (Convoy, Rhinox, Rattle, Cheetus & Dinobot)
6 people would just win a gold Convoy.
N/A
C-7 Rhinox gold ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 1 piece. Gold chromed. One person would win a set of 5 gold Cybertrons - Convoy, Rhinox, Cheetus, Dinobot & Rattle N/A Photo
C-3 Cheetus gold ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 1 piece. Gold chromed. One person would win a set of 5 gold Cybertrons - Convoy, Rhinox, Cheetus, Dinobot & Rattle N/A Photo
C-4 Dinobot gold ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 1 piece. Gold chromed. One person would win a set of 5 gold Cybertrons - Convoy, Rhinox, Cheetus, Dinobot & Rattle N/A Photo
C-5 Rattle gold ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 1 piece. Gold chromed. One person would win a set of 5 gold Cybertrons - Convoy, Rhinox, Cheetus, Dinobot & Rattle N/A Photo
C-1 Convoy red ver   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. Solid red deco N/A Photo
C-1 Convoy blue ver.   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw design contest. Limited to 30 pieces - same deco as B'Boom. N/A
C-1 Burning Convoy   Beast Wars 2 Movie Commemorative edition figure released alongside Flash Lio Convoy. Limited to 5000 pieces. Translucent red deco of Convoy C-01 2980 Gallery
C-16 Flash Lio Convoy   Beast Wars 2 Movie Commemorative edition, eleased alongside Burning Convoy, Limited to 5000 pieces. Translucent deco of Lio Convoy. 2980 Gallery
C-16 Black Lio Convoy   Toys-R-Us Exclusive (Bom Bom Comics Original), limited to 6000 pieces. There are blue claw & gold claw variants 2980 Gallery
C-16 Lio Convoy gold ver.   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. First wave was mat gold plastic; the second wave was gold chrome. N/A
C-16 Lio Convoy black ver.   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. Similar to the Toys R Us version. Has Blue Claws. To differentiate from the Toys R Us release it has "BLXX" in white writing on the robot modes bottom (XX represent 2 digits). N/A Photo
C-16 Lio Convoy galvatron ver.   Coloured as BW2 Galvatron, Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 50 pieces. N/A
S-2 Moon cream ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 2000 pieces. Came in a white box. N/A
C-26 Red & Black Lio Junior   Released with 300 piece jigsaw puzzle. Black body with red mane. 2000
C-26 White & yellow Lio Junior   Lio Convoy deco, released with 300 piece jigsaw puzzle 2000
  Lio Convoy black, red & yellow ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
  Apache green ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
  Scuba light blue & rose ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
  Tasmania Kid blue & yellow ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
  Diver red & pink ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
  Bighorn purple, black & cream ver.   TV Magazine colouring competition. Entrants had to draw their favourite character with an original colour scheme. Limited to 1 piece for the winner. N/A
Egg Beasts
EC-1 Eggleo   Keyring, clear yellow. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500
EC-2 Eggbird   Keyring, clear red. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500
EC-3 Eggbot   Keyring, clear blue. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500
Botcon Exclusive
  Barbearian /Grizzly-1   Botcon Japan exclusive, brown redeco of White Claw. Limited to 600 pieces. 7800

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Second
D-12 Megastorm   G2 Megatron tank redeco, no electronics 2980  
D-13 Starscream & BB   G2 Dreadwing & Smokescreen recoloured into cancelled G2 Starscream & Megatron 2500 Gallery
D-14 Dirge   Blue redeco of Machine wars Skywarp & Thundercracker 750 Gallery
D-15 Thrust   Yellow redeco of Machine Wars Megatron & Megaplex 750  
D-16 Galvatron   Dragon & Drill tank (reminiscent of G1 Galvatron's cannon mode) transformation 2980 Gallery
D-17 Autostinger   Yellow redeco of G2 Dirtbag 1500  
D-18 Autocrusher   Green redeco of G2 Road Block 1500  
D-19 Autojetter Previously unreleased G2 mould 1500
D-20 Autolauncher   Previously unreleased G2 mould 1500  
D-21 God Neptune   Remould & redeco of King Poseidon / Piranacon 3980 Gallery
  -Halfshell   G1 Snaptrap 1988 redeco
  -Coelagon   G1 Skalor 1988 redeco
  -Scylla   G1 Tentakill 1988 redeco
  -Sea Phantom   G1 Overbite 1988 redeco
  -Terramander   G1 Seawing 1988 redeco
D-22 Gigastorm   Remould & redeco of G1 1986 Trypticon / Dinosaurer. Comes with Gigascouter (G1 Full-Tilt redeco) 4980 Gallery
D-23 Hellscream   Remould & redeco of Cybershark 2200  
D-24 Max-B   Remould & redeco of Howlinger 2200  
D-25 Dirgegun   Remould & redeco of Waspeeter 2200  
D-26 Thrustor   Remould & redeco of Dinobot 2200  
Exclusives
D-1 Megatron gold ver.   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 3 pieces. Gold chromed though removable neck piece is purple. Only given away in a set with Convoy gold version to 3 winners. N/A Photo
D-16 Galvatron silver ver.   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces N/A Photo
D-16 Galvatron gold ver.   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 1 piece. N/A Photo
Eggbots
ED-1 Dark Eggleo   Keyring, clear deep green. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500  
ED-2 Dark Eggbird   Keyring, clear purple. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500  
ED-3 Dark Eggbot   Keyring, clear black. Eggbot, originally released in the Microchange line under Meteor Robo Series 500  
Botcon Exclusive
  Double Punch   Botcon Japan exclusive, translucent red Scorpos redeco. Limited to 600 pieces 7800  

VS

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Versus Sets
VS-12 Apache V Megastorm   "Showdown of Artillery". Repackaged C-12 & D-12 5200
VS-13 Bighorn V Starscream & BB   "Showdown 2 against 1" Repackaged C-13 & D-13 3980
VS-14 Tasmania Kid V Dirge   "Showdown on Land Horizon". Repackaged C-14 & D-14 1480
VS-15 Scuba V Thrust   "Showdown on the Sea Horizon". Repackaged C-15 & D-15 1480
VS-16 Lio Convoy V Galvatron   "Histories Greatest Showdown". Repackaged C-16 & D-16 5800
VS-17 Bigmos V Autostinger   "Showdown at the Frontier". Repackaged C-17 & D-17 3750
VS-18 Powerhug V Autocrusher   "Showdown of Heavy Armour". Repackaged C-18 & D-18 2980
VS-19 Tonbot V Autojetter   "Showdown in the Stratosphere." Repackaged C-19 & D-19 2980
VS-20 Mantis V Autolauncher   "Showdown of Saucers". Repackaged C-20 & D-20 2980

 

YEAR
1999

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Neo
C-29 Longrack   Giraffe & Tank 2500 Gallery
C-30 Corahda   Cobra & Cannon 1500 Gallery
C-31 Stampy   Rabbit & Weapon 880 Gallery
C-32 Break   Penguin & Weapon 880 Gallery
C-33 Rockbuster   Fiddler Crab. Redeco of Razorclaw 750 Gallery
C-34 Randy   Warthog. Gold redeco of Razorbeast 750 Gallery
C-35 Big Convoy   Woolly Mammoth & Cannon 2980 Gallery
C-36 Mach Kick Horse & Tank 1500 Gallery
C-37 Sharpedge   Remould & redeco of Cybershark 1800 Gallery
C-38 Bump   Armadillo. Armordillo redeco 750 Gallery
C-39 Survive   Grizzly Bear. Redeco of White Claw 2200 Gallery
Special
S-3 Heinrad   working alarm clock. Based on a Tanuki "Shigaraki-Yaki" Statue 2980 Gallery
Exclusives
C-35 Black Big Convoy   Toys-R-Us Exclusive (Limited Edition), limited to 6000 pieces 2980 Gallery
C-35 Big Convoy blue ver   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces N/A Image
C-35 Big Convoy gold ver    Possible TV Magazine Lucky Draw exclusive, limited to 1 piece? N/A Image

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Neo
D-29 Guiledart   Triceratops 1800 Gallery
D-30 Saberback   Stegosaurus 1800 Gallery
D-31 Sling   Dimetrodon 880 Gallery
D-32 Dead End   Ammonite 880 Gallery
D-33 Hydrar   Purple Pteranodon. redeco of Lazorbeak 750 Gallery
D-34 Crazybolt   Iguana redeco of Iguanus 750 Gallery
D-35 Magmatron   3 Dinosaurs combine into robot mode Elasmosaurus (Sea-Saur); Quetzalocoatus (Air-Saur) & Gigantosaurus (Land-Saur) 2980 Gallery
D-36 Archadis Archaeopteryx     1500 Gallery
D-37 Hardhead   Pachycephalosaurus, purple remould & Redeco of Dinobot 1500 Gallery
D-38 Bazooka   Ankylosaur 750 Gallery
D-39 Killerpunch   Styracosaurus remould & redeco of Guiledart 1800 Gallery
Special (The Blendtrons - Unicron's Henchmen)
X-6 Ratorata   Fuzor Injector redeco 1500 Image
X-7 Elepharorpha   Fuzor Torca redeco 1500 Image
X-8 Drancron   Fuzor Skyshadow redeco 1500 Image
Exclusives
D-35 Magmatron gold ver   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. N/A Image
D-35 Magmatron black ver   TV Magazine Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. N/A Image

VS

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
VS-29 Longrack V Guiledart     4280
VS-30 Corahda V Saberback     3280
VS-31 Stampy V Sling     1750
VS-32 Break V Dead End     1750
VS-33 Rockbuster V Hydrar     1480  
VS-34 Randy V Crazybolt     1480  
VS-35 Big Convoy V Magmatron     5800  
VS-36 Mach Kick V Archadis     2980  
VS-37 Sharpedge V Hard Head     3280  
VS-38 Bump V Bazooka     1480  
VS-39 Survive V Killerpunch     3980  

 

YEAR
1999

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Metals
C-40 Convoy Optimus Primal Has slight translucent maroon plastic instead of the brown plastic on Hasbros version 2500  
C-41 Silverbolt   Lighter grey deco than Hasbro version 1800  
C-42 Cheetus Cheetor Slight redeco 1800  
C-43 Rattle TM Rattrap Slight redeco 1800  
C-44 Rhinox TM Rhinox Has gold chrome instead of Hasbros blue chrome 1800 Gallery
C-45 Airrazor TM Airrazor Slight redeco 1800  
C-46 Depth Charge   Slight redeco 3500  
C-47 Powered Convoy Optimal Optimus Has a more yellow plastic instead of orange on the Hasbro version. 4980
C-48 Black Widow TM2 Blackarachnia Slight redeco 2500  
C-49 Cheetus II TM2 Cheetor Slight redeco 1800  
C-50 Tigerfalcon Tiger Hawk Slight redeco 3500  
Exclusives
  Convoy gold ver.   Gold chrome, maroon & beige deco, Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to 50 pieces. N/A  
  Convoy gold ver. V Megatron chrome ver.   Pioneer DVD Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. N/A  
  Convoy chrome ver.   Pioneer DVD Lucky Draw. Limited to 100 pieces. Released in a black and white box N/A  
  Rattle white ver.   White, orange & blue redeco of C-43 Rattle. Released with 500 piece jigsaw puzzle from Central Hobby. Has "Rattrap" printed on its side instead of "Cybertron" 2500  
  Mini Convoy gold ver.   Transformable mini C-40 Convoy in gold & black deco. Trade show exclusive N/A  
  Mini Convoy   Transformable mini C-40 Convoy.    
  Cheetus   Toys R Us & Jafcon exclusive campaign release of Fox Kids Transmetal redecos. Given away in plain white box    
  Rhinox   Toys R Us & Jafcon exclusive campaign release of Fox Kids Transmetal redecos. Given away in plain white box    
  Airrazor   Toys R Us & Jafcon exclusive campaign release of Fox Kids Transmetal redecos. Given away in plain white box    

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
Beast Wars Metals
D-40 Megatron   Darker copper colour than the Hasbro version 2500  
D-41 Rampage   Has more silver paint and translucent red limbs than the Hasbro version. 3500  
D-42 Waspeeter Waspinator   1800  
D-43 Terrorsaurer Terrorsaur Slight redeco 1800  
D-44 Tarans Tarantulas Slight redeco 1800 Gallery
D-45 Quickstrike   Has more detaild paint applications than the Hasbro version 980  
D-46 Inferno Scavenger   2500  
D-47 Dragon Megatron Megatron Slight redeco 3500
D-48 Dinobot II   Slight redeco 1800  
Special
X-9 Jaguar Ravage Black & silver remould & redeco of Metals Cheetus, comes with sticker sheet with original Destron & Predacon logo 1800 Gallery
Exclusives
  Megatron chrome ver   Comic Bom Bom Lucky Draw. Limited to  50 pieces. N/A  
  Convoy gold ver. V Megatron chrome ver   Pioneer DVD Lucky Draw. Limited to 10 pieces. N/A  
  Waspeeter   Toys R Us & Jafcon exclusive campaign release of Fox Kids Transmetal redecos. Given away in plain white box    
  Tarans   Toys R Us & Jafcon exclusive campaign release of Fox Kids Transmetal redecos. Given away in plain white box    

VS

# Name Western Name Notes Cost (Yen) Links:-
VS Sets
VS-40 Convoy V Megatron     4980  
VS-41 Silverbolt V Rampage     5200  
VS-42 Cheetus V Waspeeter     3500  
VS-43 Rattle V Terrorsaurer     3500  
VS-44 Rhinox V Tarans     3500  
VS-45 Airazor V Quickstrike     2700  
VS-46 Depth Charge V Inferno     5800  
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