Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

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Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Dr Va'al » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:08 am

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The Facebook page for Lunar Toy Store has uploaded some images from what appears to be an Asian exclusive release of MP-08 Grimlock. Their website, however, shows nothing at the time of writing this. This might be limited to the Chinese market, or for CybertronCon, as the characters on the box spell out Grimlock's name in Mandarin.

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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Trikeboy » Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:06 am

Awesome, it looks like the Hasbro version too. I have the Takara but not the Hasbro. I will be getting this.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby fenrir72 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:15 am

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Is this pic legit or photoshopped? If the former, then good that "King" Grimlock will get another release.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby dillotron » Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:41 am

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Could this be a hasbro re release? if you look at soundwave(marked mp-02) his box has japanese on it as well.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby SkyWarpsGhost » Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:54 am

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The fact it has both Hasbro and TomyTakara logos, but not together looks suspect to me.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby evilcat005 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:59 am

Hi all

This is 100% legit! We will be having it for pre-order on our website very very soon. This is a limited edition Beijing toy show retail exclusive version. It took a lot of hard work to bring it to the state, i really hope people will enjoy this unique piece of art.

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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Dead Metal » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:59 pm

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evilcat005 wrote:Hi all

This is 100% legit! We will be having it for pre-order on our website very very soon. This is a limited edition Beijing toy show retail exclusive version. It took a lot of hard work to bring it to the state, i really hope people will enjoy this unique piece of art.

Enjoy!

Congrates! :D

I have to say, that is an awesome box, it's so unique. It's kinda like a more interesting Takara MP box, I love the ink brush look of it, especially the water marks around the Mandarin.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:15 pm

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Yeah, this definitely looks like a rerelease of the Hasbro version.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby evilcat005 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:04 pm

Manufacture say its Takara. I think the mode is Takara Mode for Grimlock, and come with hasbro accessory. Thats why both Hasbro and Takara is on the box. If you think this is another Hasbro release you might be surprise. This is not another Omega.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Grimlockgravez » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:09 pm

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Do you by chance have a rough time of release an price?
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Metrosuplex » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:10 pm

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I'd be very interested in getting this, as I missed the local release. Assuming the price isn't too high, however. With Metroplex, Soundwave, and Predaking coming out, it's a little tough to find the extra dough to afford this! :BLACKEYE:
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby evilcat005 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:46 pm

Pre-order is now up!!!

Why are you still reading this?! get to it! :KREMZEEK:
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby RhA » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:44 am

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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:40 am

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Upon closer observation, it instead looks to just be the TakaraTomy MP-8 version of Grimlock but with the crown instead of his waiter and helmet accessories.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Grimlockgravez » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:51 pm

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and it seems to be the best of both worlds. Mp-08 takara with hasbro accessories. Win win. Now when do I get it shipped. :P
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:57 pm

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The Lunar Toy Store Facebook page has uploaded some out of box shots of the Asia exclusive MP-08 King Grimlock. The deco is the same as the original Takara release with his crown, energo sword and twin 'stunner' laser rifle. Check out the images below.

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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Seibertron » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:08 pm

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Looks like I won't need this then. Nice box, but not for as much money as it seems to be selling for right now.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:09 pm

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So it's basically MP-8 with MP-8X's accessories.

Like the Hasbro version with some very minor deco differences.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby megatronus » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:11 pm

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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby MGrotusque » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:25 pm

Whats the big deal here?( is there a big deal?)I don't get it.

Doesn't look like anything special to me other than a new box.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Bowspearer » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:49 am

MGrotusque wrote:Whats the big deal here?( is there a big deal?)I don't get it.

Doesn't look like anything special to me other than a new box.


In a nutshell? It's a chance for those of us who didn't get it the first time, but have since been sucked into the Masterpiece line, to get another crack at it without paying crazy secondary market prices.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Rated X » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:05 am

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What a waste ! How many versions of one figure that all look the same can you make ? Don't need a fancy box. If you wanna sell me another MP Grimlock, make it a G2 blue and green deco. And yes, I use MP Grimlock on classics shelf in dino mode. Scales great he's a freakin T-Rex !
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:08 am

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Rated X wrote:What a waste !
Tell that to those who have been wanting MP Grimlock for years but missed out on it when it was last out.
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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby Nemesis Destron » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:34 pm

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Rated X wrote:And yes, I use MP Grimlock on classics shelf in dino mode. Scales great he's a freakin T-Rex !


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Re: Asia Exclusive MP-08 Grimlock?

Postby njb902 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:44 pm

Sabrblade wrote:
Rated X wrote:What a waste !
Tell that to those who have been wanting MP Grimlock for years but missed out on it when it was last out.


Do you really expect him of all people to understand that?
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