I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, I searched for the the words in my topic title and nothing came up that mentioned what I'm about to. Also I'm not sure if there were mold changes between the releases. I was looking at my Eject or Rewind(those are the names of the two blue cassetticons Blaster has right?) and had a small magnifying glass near buy(its normaly used to look for imperfections in gems, my mom's fience gave it to me a while back) and used it to read the Takara and Hasbro copyright info. I then wondered if they updated them on the re-releases. So I grabbed my Jazz re-release and red his copyright info(its on his feet, sorta hard to see due to the black) and it turns out they have updated it to 2002. I don't know if some hobby shops will try and pawn off the releases as orignals for better profit but if your ever really centered on buying originals just check the copyright info. For Seekers its on their left leg.