Shinebug

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Shinebug
Toyworld character
Shinebug-box.jpg
Shinebug box
Created by

Toyworld
Release number

TW-T05
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Mini Couper

Shinebug is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Goldbug made by Toyworld in 2015.

Toyworld

Shinebug is a third-party Transformer who turns into a car. He is an homage to the 1987 Transformers character Goldbug.

Other third-party Transformers inspired by Goldbug include Artfeather Goldbug, Beelzeboss Studio Growing Pains Custom Kits and Impossible Toys Gold Bee.

Development

A prototype of Shinebug was first displayed online by Toyworld in June 2014.

Shinebug was released in April 2015.

Reception

The TransMissons podcast for June 10th, 2014 discussed Toyworld Wideload and Goldbug homages in the news.[1]

Toys

  • Toyworld TW-T05 Shinebug (2015)
An original third-party Transformer mold by Toyworld. Turns from robot to car or becomes the back torso of a combiner.

Gallery

References

  1. Charles Shelton (June 10th, 2014). "TransMissions". http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ (Podcast). TransMissions. http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/2014/06/transmissions-episode-51/. 

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