New japan exclusive minicons and tf's and books for preorder now!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Gadep, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. rikkomba

    rikkomba Retired Minicon Guru

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    Well, such a deal is more impossible than rare. BBTS could have placed them at 80 or 100 bucks and they would have sold out anyway.
     
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    Looks good, I wonder how much they would be.
     
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    Microns back in stock.
     
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    And now I'm pretty much convinced that these aren't limited to credit card receiptiants.

    Unless there are 100+ people out there willing to take on credit risks, in Japan, to make approximately $30 US.

    (or BBTS is buying merchandise that fell off a truck in China, whatever.)
     
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    There's probably going to be some confusion out there due to a number of different books having different names. Here's the deal.

    Several years back, the Transformers Generations book came out. It's a visual guide to every US, European, and Japanese TF from 1984 through the end of G2. It is simply the best Transformers reference book out there, from the standpoint of completeness and high quality pictures. Text is all Japanese. Several years later came Transformers Generations Deluxe, basically the same thing with a few extra pages of concept drawings & miscellaneous stuff.

    Unrelated to these are the new books, also called Generations, but (based on what I see in the first volume) are not nearly as good. Instead of being chronological, things are listed all over the place... not every toy is pictured, and some (which just happen to be on shelves) are heavily over-featured. Seriously, I don't need five full pages on the Mickey Mouse Transformer. It feels more like a catalog than a reference book, but the pictures are still nice.
     
  6. rikkomba

    rikkomba Retired Minicon Guru

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    I guess their Japanese contacts might just have purchased LARGE quantities of these microns. IIRC, they will be manufatured only after being ordered, so a large incoming production run might explain the 3rd quarter release.
    After BBTS Battle Unicorn, such a nice thing is more than welcome! Now, if BBTS would just put out Dragoyells for cheap... :D 
     
  7. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    OMG! These are expensive to own over at your country. :eek: 

    I'm glad that we don't have to pay that kind of $$$ for these exclusives in mine. (Phew!) :D 
     
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    I told myself I didn't need 2 overpriced minicons and a transparent Starscream, but evidently I do....

    Pre-ordered!!
     

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