Amazon Japan's Update Provides Dates for Takara Prime Toys

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  1. Transformed

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    The first wave of Arms Microns will be released on 8/20, a case of 20 retails for 2,940 yen, though it is on sale for 2,779 at the moment.

    AM-07 Starscream, AM-12 Breakdown, AM-13 Knock Out and AM-14 Vehicon will be released on 6/30 (on a Saturday, I suspected earlier:p )

    NOTE: Amazon.co.jp only shows the release date on Knock Out and the Vehicon, but as these guys are from the same set of yet to be released figures, I'm pretty sure it's safe to assume this date is true for the other two as well.

    PS: Love the Vehicon's AM!
     
  2. Thundershot

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    Wait... 8/20??? They were supposed to be out TODAY, but supposedly got bumped to June. Now AUGUST??
     
  3. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    thanks Transformed! I have a mini POL coming then! :D 
     
  4. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Yeah. The second wave of microns says august in bbts. Maybe there's some confusion?
     
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    Wow,there will be 4 AM figures to be release this time round.
     
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    What?

    There's the 4 that were supposed to be released yesterday (Prime, BB, Gecko, Snake). Then another 4 that were supposed to hit in August (Arcee, Bulkhead, Megatron, Gator). Those are the capsule ones.

    Then there's the individual releases that seem to be coming out in waves of three and are a mix of new colors of existing Microns, and new molds. They're supposed to hit in July (the first 6).
     
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    Is definitely going to hit my wallet hard as well
     
  8. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    If someone out there is thinking about dropping their BBTS preorder for Voyager Breakdown PLEASE PM me because I'd REALLY like to pick it up...

    Thanks.
     
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    These're Arms Micron Gum. So, candy toy version like Micron Galaxy.
     
  10. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    So pretty much all of the online Preorders for AM Breakdown are saying "June 2012" but, based on the release date it'll be closer to July?
     
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    This is pretty much the case for a lot of Japanese figures, I've noticed. When they say "June" they mean "last weekend of".
     
  12. Cyclonus79

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    SOB! I was hoping to get Breakdown this week.
     
  13. Transformed

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    Pretty much what he ^ said, but it isn't always the last week, though it usually is--some times it's the second to last week of a month. They are almost always, however, released on Saturdays here.

    Stores in my area always get toys on their announced street dates, and I find that pretty cool. I remember being met with lots of disappoints back home in the States while looking for this or that around the time a particular toy was said to be shipping. Street dates for all toys, is a beautiful thing. I wonder why we only do for big toys like Star Wars and the like.
     
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    It will give me more time to save money for these figures
     

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