Takara Gattling Gun Bumblebee TRU exclusive

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by dare, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. dare

    dare Well-Known Member

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    Just got this in the mail from a Singapore hobby shop called Roborobo. They were the supplier for the toy sale during Cybertroncon.

     
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    Stepper Well-Known Member

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    Weaponizer Bumblebee??
     
  3. dtjattan

    dtjattan Well-Known Member

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    It has to be weaponizer, does this mean he is not coming in a Hasbro version?
     
  4. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    eh, pass. Im more intrigued by the Terracon/ Black/teal & purple repaint of Deluxe Prime BB. :D 
     
  5. Secretcode

    Secretcode Keeper of Encarta Veteran

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    It is still coming out in the USA. This is an exclusive Golden version for Japan.
     
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    dtjattan Well-Known Member

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    Well looks like I might need to get this!! :D 

     
  7. Ultra BuckNutz

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    Love gatling guns. Sick to death of Bumblebees. Pass
     
  8. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    *Toy gets solicited as TRU Japan exclusive*

    'Wahhh Japan gets all the good stuff!!'

    *Toy makes it to TRU US, in exact same deco*

    'Wahhh WTF is this crap??'
     
  9. fallen_revenge

    fallen_revenge Movie News Addict

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    Has Hasbro forgotten about the U.S everything is a Japan exclusive!
     
  10. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    No, Hasbro is remembering that they can only charge half of what Takara does at a time when retailers continue to muscle them on cost, and shareholders want more revenue.

    Until something in that cycle breaks, you're going to keep seeing Japan only toys in main lines.
     
  11. Enigma2K2

    Enigma2K2 Robot In Disguise TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great. ANOTHER Bumblebee...
     
  12. daddytron

    daddytron Your mom is an oversized CHUG

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    No big loss. Have you seen Weaponizer Bee? A metallic gold painted turd is still a turd.
     
  13. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Dear Hasbro,
    Please create a toy other than FRIGGIN Bumblebee.

    I am so over the character. I'm to the point that, I'm so sick of seeing him in the stores, that I won't even buy one to do a custom out of.
     
  14. Sumner Sturgeon

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    Jesus H. fucking Christ in a chicken basket, it's gotten to the point where hearing ANY toy announcement at all results in people saying, "BAAWWW Takara exclusive?! Hasblow has abandoned us!". Dude-- read the description. This is obviously Weaponiser Bumblebee with an Arms Micron tacked on. We've already seen that we're getting this one, minus the latter part.
     
  15. MegaMoonMan

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    Good, now give them ALL the damned BBs, ours too.
     
  16. Astroscream

    Astroscream News Cred > Street Cred

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    Doesn't sound the same to me. If Gold coat some how means crappy yellow plastic I would agree with you two. This one sounds like the shiny metallic Costco Battle Ops Bee released not too long ago.
     
  17. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Maybe the gattling gun could also be interchangable for the inevitable Skyquake repaint of Dreadwing.
     
  18. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    :lol  right??
     
  19. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon Clods.

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    I just meant the mould.
     
  20. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Then put a Japanese sticker on them and sell them to Westerners.
     

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