MPM-6 Ironhide

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  1. mx-01 archon

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    I feel like it's because it's Hasbro Asia that's taking the most initiative on this line, because the films were massively popular in China and such. The American retail situation is kinda hamstrung by the loss of TRU currently, and TT is on their own schedule.
     
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    Actually, Takara promotes them more than Hasbro in America does.



    Barricade was like best seller along some SS figures for a while in amazon jp.
     
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    You sure about that its been 31% off since release on amazon j, that's not exactly a best seller.
     
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    Price discounting is not actually a good marker (on amazon at least) of whether or not an item sells well since a lot of items that sell well and are reliably restocked still have great discounts
     
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    Normally stuff in demand, as the supply decreases the discount either shrinks or goes away, he's kept his since release. I think someone mentioned unlike before he didn't sale out at the japanese etailers like MPM -03/04. I think people finding out they were going to be identical now, decreased demand considerably for the Takara version.
     
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    Hasbro USA barely promotes any Transformers outside of the mainline stuff, and especially not store exclusives.
     
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    Good thing MPM is no longer a store exclusive. ;) 
     
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    Ostensibly. Honestly, I don't think we know 100% what his retail situation is going to be like in North America.
     
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    My guess is he’ll start turning up shortly after SDCC in late July/early August, just like bumblebee did last year, and like most hasbro released MPs have done in the past.
     
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    I cant wait! :eek: 
     
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    How come amiami and HLJ still havent put this guy up?
     
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    If the Takara version will come up until september, then i expect the PO's to come in late august.
     
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    Can’t wait for preorders to go up on AmiAmi. Soooooo getting Hide.
    Here’s hoping we get Jazz, Ratchet and Swipe.
     
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    What was the actual source of that info? I ask because the info for Barricade also said available at most major retailers in the U.S., however that was not the case
     
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    Hasbro’s marketing and distribution are so terrible I’m not surprised we haven’t heard of Ironhide in a while and sometimes I wonder how they’re still in business. They should be pushing MPM like mad but they aren’t. It’s mind boggling.
     
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  17. mx-01 archon

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    There's no market for expensive toys in North America (that aren't Lego). Only TRU would carry them. Why waste advertising dollars on that?

    The only people who care about these things is us. And we already know via the internet. So, mission accomplished?
     
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    they should use amazon
     
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    Yeah, but what's the diffrenece, lol, they're literally in the same stores but TRU.
     
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    Amazon is a scalper wasteland at this point. Would rather a site like hts get them
     
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