Can you buy Takara toys from China?

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  1. Toa Shockimus

    Toa Shockimus Gundam/TF/Bionicle fan.

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    Hey guys my dad is later on going to a business trip to China and I am hoping they will have the Takara two pack of Leader Optimus and Jetfire so I can pay him and he will pick it up for me. So can you buy Takara products from China?
     
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    Toa Shockimus Gundam/TF/Bionicle fan.

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    I think the real question is whether your father will have enough space to return the item to you! The Prime/Jetfire two-pack is no small toy, especially if want him to return it in the original packaging. Anyhow, good luck!
     
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    Thanks, I didn't know toysrus had stores in mainland china, I'll have to go check it out. I've only been to one in hong kong (seemed expensive).

    The product page shows the 'world peace keeper' figures too, I bought one here :) 

    notice the price of deluxe TF's ¥149, about $23 Canadian, they're more expensive in China, where they're made, (possibly the same city) than on the other side of the planet :)  because they have to be exported and imported back again, so they can be taxed when they cross the border.
     
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    Toa Shockimus Gundam/TF/Bionicle fan.

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    :lol  Yeah, I've seen some pics of it, but He is planning on buying it near the end of his trip and he is going to keep the bag with him on the flight.
     
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    I moved to asia a few months ago, and I dont know about China, but here in korea the prices are CRAZY. About $24USD for a deluxe and $50 for a Voyager. The Bumblebee 3 pack with Classics, Movie 1, and Animated was about $100. And this was at a TRU!!!
     
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    Just got back from my toy run to Toysrus in China! :) 

    Here's a few pics from the run,

    The entrance,

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    The Buster Prime and Jetfire set, (taken with my cellphone camera),

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    The Joe Aisle,

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    They also had the Chinese Joes (World Peace Keepers, lol) but not the horse set :( 

    and surprisingly no KOs, not even any Hyperwiz Astro Plan figures,

    and I got a flyer with some TFs listed,
     
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    Man I wish I could go to that Toysrus to exchange my two pack Buster Prime with two left feet, too bad I am in Canada :( .
     
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    Toa Shockimus Gundam/TF/Bionicle fan.

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    Whoa, that box is larger than I expected! Thanks for the pics man, you rock! :thumb 
     
  11. Rod

    Rod No Silly Robot User Name

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    WOW! Thats about $159USD. Suddenly the $5 Markup at BBTS doesnt seem that bad
     
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    no problem :)  I hit the other TRU in this city today, about half the size of the other one, no joes, they had a good TF aisle, both malls had a skating rink,

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    There was also a Jusco store in that mall,

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    They had them too,

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