Transformers Kre-O Coming to Japan

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  1. Ricochet

    Ricochet The Nerve Hammer

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    Autobase Aichi reports:
    according to the newest issue of Terebi Kun and TV Magazine(both are kids mag), Kre-O will be sold in Japan.
    Presale begins on TRU from late March. the first items are:

    Battle for Energon set - 5,775yen
    Stealth Bumblebee set - 3,990yen
    Street Showdown set - 3,990yen
    Rotor Rage set - 2,940yen
    Basic Optimus Prime Construction set - 525yen
    Basic Bumblebee Construction set - 525yen

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  2. MechaV

    MechaV Not as bad as you think.

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    Probably a dumb question - do they have LEGO in Japan?

    And is it as popular as it is in the states?
     
  3. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    There's a popular Lego-styled construction system in Japan called Diablock, which does all that Kre-O does and more. Diablock made some sets for TF Animated as well as a G1 Optimus Prime set, and those ones I believe could transform without being disassembled. Got some information on those in our Resources if you want to take a looksie:

    Other Transformers Building Sets Toys - Kre-O & Built to Rule - TFW2005
     
  4. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    A quick google search tells me they get Lego to some extent. I don't know how popular it is, but they have gotten exclusives in the past, like this beauty: Peeron: Honda Promotional Set (#1237-1)
     
  5. Sovietbot

    Sovietbot Autobot from USSR

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    I already so represent: Kre-O Convoy! ))

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  6. I AM UNICRON

    I AM UNICRON BIG BAD BOSS

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    will there be any variants? or just the same ? or no one knows ?
     
  7. zephon

    zephon Well-Known Member

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    The Japanese will probably laugh at the kreo designs and replace them with something way way better. :p 

    I mean check the images which come out when you Google "japanese lego mecha".
     
  8. juxtapose519

    juxtapose519 Well-Known Member

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    Oh god, I hope there are no variants. Otherwise I'm going to feel obligated to buy them.
     
  9. Sprocket

    Sprocket Problematic.

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    Not only do they have it, as of 2010 it was distributed by TakaraTomy!

    I don't know if that's changed since though.
     
  10. luckybot

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    I wonder if takara tomy are gonna do fishing line animations with these.

    I know it probably won't happen but it would be funny if it did.
     

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