a few years back, Diamond Distribution announced that they had secured the rights to the 80′s franchise Battle Beast. Today, it was discovered that Takara Tomy will be making their own version of Battle Beast as well. More in-line with the original Battle Beast/Beastformers then Diamond’s Minimate Battle Beast, Battle Beast: Beast Saga see’s the return of the classic ‘Wood beats Water, Water beats Fire, Fire beats Wood’ that was popular in the 80s. One of the intresting aspects from this new Japanese version is the dropping of the connection to the Transformers, now set in it’s own continuity. In addition, a new dice and card game mechanic was also added in to entice kids into collecting them
and for me to catch ‘em all!