The Toys R Us Japan Exclusive Transformers Movie Advanced Optimus Prime Rusty Version. by Takara now has a new shipping date on the Toys R Us Japan website. It is stated that the toy has a December 8 shipping date, which means that this once sold out toy will have additional supply soon.
'Tis the season for sales, but fortunately it's not quite that (*shivers*) season...yet. Why battle with the crowds and cold and horrible weather later, when you can save a few bucks and have your next Transformers purchase delivered right to your door right now?
Through October 17th, Hasbro Toy Shop is giving 20% off of most purchases and gives you FREE shipping as well, and your order doesn't have to be $50.00! Now is the time to act if you've been eyeing a certain figure or two and you've been on the fence. You get new toys, free shipping and save some money!
Feel like curling up with a good book, or several, this weekend? Why not check out the IDW Publishing Transformers 50% sale on ComiXology! The entirety of Phase One is available until Monday 13th October at 11 pm EST, and you can also download Spotlight: Shockwave for free - check it all out here.
Earlier this week, we reported that the Platinum Edition 2-Pack of Leader Class Grimlock and Optimus Prime were available from TRU.com, which you can read all about here, and order here.
You can see the galleries of the original figures here and here.
Our own Seibertron.com staffer, mooncake623, found them at retail in Times Square, right in the heart of New York City at the Toys R Us store. (This is one of the largest TRU stores in the world, with a ferris wheel inside!)
From the people who brought you Reprolabels comes ToyStages.com. They provide back drops to help you spruce up your figure displays. The site has stages for properties like Masters of the Universe, G.I. Joe and yes, even Transformers. The stages also come in multiple formats. Below is a small sample of the Transformers backdrops available to order.
Here's some news for our Canadian members from the Official Transformers Facebook page. You can stop by Toys'R'Us Canada locations on Saturday September 27 for a free make-and-take exclusive Kre-O Elite Optimus Prime set while supplies last. If you want a better look at this set then check out the official images.
It is time for another Takara Tomy campaign promotion. The twist this time is instead of Microns, the campaign items are Legendary Weapons (or trophies if you will) that Lockdown has collected aboard his ship. The campaign runs similar to past Takara Tomy campaigns. You buy 3,000 or more yen of Transformers in a certain store you get one of these weapons while supplies last. Here is the full rundown.