Smart Robin is a third-party Transformer homage to the Autobot Brainstorm. "Smart Robin" is an anagram for "Brainstorm".
FansProject first teased their Function-X line of toys at TFcon 2012, where the Combes Robin version of Smart Robin was seen.
Smart Robin was released in December, 2013.
Reprolabels released a set of Brainstorm themed labels for Smart Robin in April, 2014.
In September 2015 a Smart Robin Masked Soleron was given away as a bonus item to people who ordered the Steel Core Trailer.
In January 2016 FPCore started selling the Smart Robin Masked Soleron on their web site.
The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 discussed Smart Robin as part of their Third Party Roundup.
In the Cybercast podcast for August 4th, 2013 the hosts talked about Smart Robin in the news.
In the Fwooshcast podcast for August 20th, 2013 the hosts tcompared the FansProject Smart Robin, Toyworld Brainwave and Mastermind Creations Physicus Tempest.
Smart Robin appears in the battle scene on the back of Tusker and Megazero's boxes, where he is fighting along side Collector and Glacialord.
Smart Robin was the featured character in the FX-03 comics release by FansProject at TFcon 2015. In this story he discovers some suspicious crystals and decides Code should investigate.
- FansProject Function-X3 Smart Robin (2013)
- An original third-party Transformer mold by FansProject. Comes with pilot, who becomes with humanoid robot head.
- His face sculpt is based on the Japanese version of the character.
- This toy was recolored into Combes Robin.
- Reprolabels Labels for FP Smart Robin (2014)
- A set of Brainstorm themed labels for Smart Robin which includes Autobot faction symbols.
- FansProject Smart Robin Masked Soleron (2015)
- A new pilot/head for Smart Robin was produced by FansProject that had a masked face.
- Craig (December 14th, 2012). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2012/12/episode-92-december-15th-the-tragic-sacrifice/.
- Brian Kilby (December 26th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net (Podcast). TFRadio. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/12/29/radio-free-cybertron-12262012.html.
- Vangelus (January 24th, 2014). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/775172-wtf-tfw-236-january-24-2013-a.html.
- Brian Kilby (January 30th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/2/2/radio-free-cybertron-1302013.html.
- Vangelus (February 1st, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/795858-wtf-tfw-237-february-1-2013-a.html.
- Dreadwing (February 2nd, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-135.
- TJ Duckett (February 7th, 2013). "TF Beyond". http://kumastyledesigns.com (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. http://kumastyledesigns.com/tf-beyond-podcast-episode-12-sly-stallone-approx-132-min/.
- Craig (July 6th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI_PuJjPTAM.
- Craig (August 4th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKXIwnG5j2A.
- Craig (August 20th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/08/fwooshcast-124-august-20th-i-believe-its-supposed-to-be-a-lion/.
- Mathew Robert Ignash (September 7th, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). RetroRobotRadio. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhmGixEyWQE.