JP Earthspark DX Prowl Cancelled?

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  1. CyberKnight94

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    Tweet came out just now from Takara TOMY Mall. Only reason they gave was because "various circumstance".
    Translation b/c X is broken as usual:
    "Apology and Notice Regarding Cancellation of the Release of "ESD-10 DX Prowl" Regarding the "ESD-10 DX Prowl," which was scheduled for release in late June 2024, we have decided to cancel the release due to various circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please check the link for details."
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  2. Skycutter

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    it confirmed prowl cancelled, that it
     
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  3. Z20

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    That is a distinct possibility
     
  4. John Titor

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    They can be destroyed. Like that it can count as a loss and not take shelfspace.

    I’m personally curious about all the unreleased ROTB deluxes in the US that are still stuck in warehouses.

    Figure King has stated that Takara wont release more Earthspark toys going forward. It doesn’t have bearing on the show or Hasbro’s toyline.
    We’ll have to wait to see on our end if the show will go beyond a second season or not, or be replaced by another show.
     
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  5. John Titor

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    But in this case, the toy did come out in the west already, couple years ago.
    This wasnt a new release, it was just a japan exclusive redeco.
     
  6. John Titor

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    Not possible as those are warrior class multipacks and this Prowl is a deluxe class toy.
     
  7. Rodimus Prime

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    When was the last time they canceled a toyline while Hasbro kept it going?
     
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  8. Primus00

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    Cyberverse and Adventure. Speaking of which why did Prime, Adventure, and Cyberverse cease in Japan media wise?
     
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    Yeah, but cyberverse deluxe prowl never saw a Japanese release
     
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  10. John Titor

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    cyberverse, they didnt keep releasing what Hasbro released.
    They routinely do less of an output than Hasbro. And we know Hasbro is releasing more Earthspark toys while Takara isnt.
     
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    Really? Outside of a few exclusives I think takara did the entirety of the mainline
     
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  12. John Titor

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    I stand corrected, had not seen the listings for some of those toys. Cyberverse would be the last time then (which includes this prowl which they didnt release the first time, poor guy gets shafted twice)
     
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    Takara has involvement in all the toys.
     
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  14. Pixelmaster

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    Well shit. It was the one Earthspark toy I was really interested in.
     
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    Its unfortunate cuz that's honestly a half decent Prowl, at least moreso than the strange Hot Rod repaint.
     
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    Yeah, it fixed all of my issues with the Cyberverse version – true white instead of a translucent off-white, a nice shiny blue, and a rifle.

    It's a good mold, a very good mold, but I sold my Cyberverse copy last year because the colors just look ugly.
     
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    Here's hoping they end up releasing it under some other means some time in the future.
    Some Henkei style repaint of the ER mold would also be neat though
     
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    Gotta be quality control I hope.
     
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    That just makes me sad. :(