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Giant Transformers exhibit opens in Macau

June 6, 2014

Published on Jun 6, 2014

By Frances Cha


(CNN) -- China's passion for Transformer robots might not follow computer logic, but it's no secret.

The stories are geek legends -- from repairmen building 20 giant autobots out of junk in a small village in Shandong to the true romantic who spent 10 months building an eight-meter-high Optimus Prime to propose to his girlfriend.

Then there was the reality series that picked four Chinese actors for minor roles in the upcoming "Transformers 4: Age of Extinction," a good part of which is supposed to take place in China.



It makes sense, therefore, that the Transformers 30th Anniversary Expo is being held in Macau this week.

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Running June 1 to October 5 at the Venetian Macao, the new Transformers Expo showcases more than a thousand toys and collectibles in 10 different zones of the resort's giant event space.

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