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Takara Gattling Gun Bumblebee TRU exclusive

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Old 06-25-2012, 07:40 AM   #1
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Takara Gattling Gun Bumblebee TRU exclusive

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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Description: AM Gatling Bumblebee For Japan toys r us
Launch Date: End Nov/Dec 2012
JRP: 8000 Yen

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Leader Class

Perfect Gold coated Bumblebee

Lights and Sound (Push the head, revolving Gatling appear)

1 x Arm Micron (Runner parts)

1 x Weapon

1 x Sticker
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Old 06-25-2012, 07:49 AM   #2
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Weaponizer Bumblebee??
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Old 06-25-2012, 08:07 AM   #3
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It has to be weaponizer, does this mean he is not coming in a Hasbro version?

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Old 06-25-2012, 08:08 AM   #4
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eh, pass. Im more intrigued by the Terracon/ Black/teal & purple repaint of Deluxe Prime BB.
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Old 06-25-2012, 08:10 AM   #5
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It has to be weaponizer, does this mean he is not coming in a Hasbro version?
It is still coming out in the USA. This is an exclusive Golden version for Japan.

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Old 06-25-2012, 08:25 AM   #6
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Well looks like I might need to get this!!

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Old 06-25-2012, 09:25 AM   #7
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Love gatling guns. Sick to death of Bumblebees. Pass
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:33 AM   #8
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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??'
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:45 AM   #9
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Has Hasbro forgotten about the U.S everything is a Japan exclusive!
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:57 AM   #10
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Has Hasbro forgotten about the U.S everything is a Japan exclusive!
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.
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