Any chance we'll see Alternity show up in the US?

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  1. Viper08

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    Was just watching Peaugh's review of Alternity Megatron and I realized that i would love to pick those up if they were ever released in the states. Are they going to be released in the States?, or did anyone see anything of the sort at Botcon?
    Thanks guys for all the info
     
  2. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    So far no plans to release them here. I kinda doubt they will
     
  3. Viper08

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    That sucks, are they expensive to import?, 'cause i might just import me some of those bots to these shores!!!! :D 
     
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    They're pretty much fifty bucks and up.
     
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    Can get them for around 45-55 each from bbts, tfsource, or eBay.
     
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    I almost bit on a $40 Megatron at Botcon. Lowest I've seen.
     
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    if they do bring it over there would be no diecast metal
     
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    Not a chance Hasbro will release Alternity. Other than the Nissan 370 Z, the other cars are unfamiliar to most Americans (including the rare GTR). Unless cars based on American models are developed there may be a chance, but otherwise, no. How much are American consumers willing to pay for these small cars? $20, $25? It may not be profitable for Hasbro to do so.
     
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    Type-R blissed off my chonk!

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    IIRC, Aaron Archer mentioned at Botcon 09 that Alternity was a solo project by TakaraTomy and that car licenses were exclusive to TakaraTomy only.

    If Hasbro wanted to produce the Alternity figures, they'd have to approach Nissan, Suzuki, etc. for the licenses to do them.

    So, not completely impossible but quite unlikely.
     
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    VSpec TF Forza Painter

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    this is so not true. have you seen how many R35 GTR toys there are at Wal-Mart alone? I'll give you the Swift and Orochi

    and i've seen most of the figures go for about $50 shipped on ebay
     

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