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Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings)

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings)

Friday, January 18th, 2013 8:14AM CST

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The Hobby Ark Toy Store has listed pre-orders upcoming Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" figures from Takara Tomy. The figures include Voyagers Optimus Prime, Predaking, Shockwave, and Deluxe Bumblebee. Optimus Prime is described as having a different deco than the Hasbro version and features a blue sword, his windows remain green. No description of the other three, but this does seem to confirm the previously rumored Voyager Shockwave mold. No mention of the Arms Micron gimmick returning. All are estimated to arrive in April.

Update:new listings have been added including EZ Collection figures, which feature some interesting names such as Prowl, Hound, and Tank Megatron.

Hobby Ark Toy Store

Hobby Ark Toy Store wrote:Pre-order open for Takara Transformers Prime Beast Hunters toys is open:

1) G11 Hunter optimus prime, voyager class, price=sgd$60, eta=april

*blue color packaging, paint different from Hasbro. Blue sword & green window.

2) G12 dragotron (predaking), voyager class, price=sgd$60, eta=april

3) G13 shockwave, voyager class, price=sgd$60, eta=april

4) G14, Hunter Bumblebee, deluxe class, price=sgd$35, eta= April

No photos at the moment


1)G15 Hunter bulkhead (deluxe), price=sgd$35, eta=April

2) G16 Hunter wheeljack (deluxe), price=sgd$35, eta=april

3) G17 Hunter starscream (deluxe), price=sgd$35, eta= April

4) G18 Hunter soundwave (deluxe), price=sgd$35, eta= April


1) EG-01 Convoy, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
2) EG-02 Bumblebee, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
3) EG-03 Prowl, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
4) EG-04 Smokescreen, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
5) EG-05 Hound, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
6) EG-06 Tank Megatron, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
7) EG-07 Starscream, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
8 ) EG-08 Airachind, Price=SGD$13, ETA=April
Credit(s): Hobby Ark Toy Store
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings) (1456107)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 18th, 2013 @ 8:43am CST
I get the feeling some of those EZ figures might be G1/Universe/RtS/Generations Legends molds.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings) (1456117)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 18th, 2013 @ 9:32am CST
I want that Shockwave
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings) (1456164)
Posted by kirbenvost on January 18th, 2013 @ 12:19pm CST
Awesome, I'm looking forward to another Shockwave!

Takara BH Prime would be almost worth springing for if the windows were blue, but alas.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings) (1456177)
Posted by xyl360 on January 18th, 2013 @ 1:12pm CST
So is Takara doing away with the AM line for Beast Hunters? If so, it means I may go the same route I have for the new Generations figures and just skip Hasbro's releases completely. The only thing holding me back from doing so with Prime are the stickers (though I do have many of the AM releases as well as the Hasbro releases).
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Listings (Updated with New Listings) (1456615)
Posted by Sodan-1 on January 20th, 2013 @ 12:31pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:I get the feeling some of those EZ figures might be G1/Universe/RtS/Generations Legends molds.

I had the same thought, especially when I saw Tank Megatron.

It's a shame the windows on Optimus may still be green, but a blue sword may be worth getting this version.

It just goes to show though how dedicated Takara can be that they'd mold two different colours of clear plastic (blue for the sword, and green for the windows), while Hasbro will just make do with green for everything.

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