e-HOBBY and TCC Official Partnership - Botcon 2012 Invasion Box Set Release in Japan

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Ricochet, May 28, 2012.

  1. Ricochet

    Ricochet The Nerve Hammer

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    Limited 150 box, 1 per each customer. the price is 35,900yen.
    e-HOBBY & TCC
     
  2. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Wonder if that means that there was a S-ton of them left that the club didn't think they could sell on their own. I am one who liked the set, but based on the feedback in the lead up to the convention, a lot of people did not.
     
  3. Star Saber

    Star Saber Cybertron 5th Commander

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    I'd say that's most likely the case, I believe there were no reports of it being sold out. It also has the largest number of box sets yet for a Botcon, so wouldn't be surprised if they felt they had to find another way of disposing of it.
     
  4. Deonasis

    Deonasis Well-Known Member

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    ^Even this link shows off the figures better than the official BotCon page.
     
  5. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    If that's the "big news", I'm severely underwhelmed... Hopefully there's more news forthcoming...
     
  6. Gaokaiser

    Gaokaiser Well-Known Member

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    This is really "big news" for Japanese TFfans! ;) 
     
  7. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Hopefully there's an announcement for the US too. Pete did say it would be great news for bot US and Japanese fans...
     
  8. MechaV

    MechaV Not as bad as you think.

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    It's a great opportunity for the Japanese fans.

    I'm guessing they're probably going to offer the subscription service as well.
     
  9. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I would tend to think this agreement was in the works prior to BotCon, and that these were set aside for this.

    Randy
     
  10. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Great news for Japanese fans, but only 150 sets? Isn't that like, 10 percent of the entirety of the production line?
     
  11. Stepper

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    Erm,i do not need this set,so easily a skip for me.
     
  12. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Fortress Maximus!

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    this. looks so good those toys photography! :3
    Glad I got mine and it's on the way to me! :D 
     
  13. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Can eHobby just buy FP, so this way we can have a real company servicing us fans?
     
  14. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Fortress Maximus!

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    one could dream! would be great if they end up like the original Takara-Hasbro partnership! :D 
     
  15. Quicky

    Quicky TRANSFORM and ROLL OUT!!!

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    I'm hoping its a reciprocal agreement and we have access to e-hobby exclusives thru the club.
     
  16. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yes me too, or joint exclusives like Classics Sunstorm or SG Cassettetrons.

    Randy
     
  17. ImAWalkingCorpse

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    That is good news for Japanese fans. They aren't bad at all.
     
  18. skiss

    skiss Crash and Burn

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  19. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    The sell out announcement was tweeted during the weekend of Botcon. Not sure if the 'Ehobby 150' is part of the original run.
     
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    I chuckled. This would be awesome.
     

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