Maniaking

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Maniaking
Unique Toys character
Maniakingbox.jpg
Unique Toys Maniaking box
Created by

Unique Toys
Release number

UT-G01, UT-G02DX
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Cannon
Function

Messaih

Maniaking is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Galvatron toy made by Unique Toys in 2014.

Unique Toys

Maniaking is a third-party Transformer inspired by Generation 1 Galvatron.

Development

Maniaking was designed by DX9 for Unique Toys.

A Maniaking prototype was displayed at NYCC 2013.

Maniaking was released in January 2014.

The Maniaking recolor was released in July 2014.

Reception

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for October 5th, 2013 covered Unique Toys Messiah in the news.[1]

The Cybercast podcast for October 12th, 2013 discussed the Unique Toys Maniaking, Sharky and their homages to Blaster and Ramhorn in the news.[2]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for October 12th, 2013 covered Maniaking in the news.[3]

The Cybercast podcast for October 26th, 2013 discussed Unique Toys Maniaking and Sharky in the news.[4]

The Cybercast podcast for December 21st, 2013 discussed Maniaking and Soundmixer in the news.[5]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for December 23rd, 2013 discussed Maniaking in the news.[6]

The TransMissons podcast for January 13th, 2014 discussed Maniaking in the news.[7]

Toys

  • Unique Toys UT-G01 Maniaking (2014)
A third-party Transformer mold. Turns from robot to cannon. Stands about the height of a Voyager sized Transformer.
  • Unique Toys UT-G02DX Maniaking (2014)
A recolor of Maniaking with an added LED in the cannon.

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