Here's a bit of news that'll put you into a frenzy, and it's not from Toy Fair! Seibertron.com member cdavid3 has provided visual proof of not only a sighting, but his purchase of Year Of The Horse Optimus Prime! Please note that the price remains at $119.99, his purchase was cheaper due to a discount of some sort. (Whether or not this discount is available to all is unknown at this time.)
The purchase in question was made in Fremont, CA.
This figure is a redeco of the MP-10 mold, which was a TRU exclusive in 2012. The key differences here are:
- Gold chromed pieces
- Translucent trailer
- No Roller included
You can see our full gallery of MP-10 Optimus Prime here: /transformers- ... 10/2501/1/
You can read our previous article on Year Of The Horse Optimus here: /transformers/ ... eam/28897/
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Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551194)
Posted by megatronus
on February 16th, 2014 @ 12:06am CST
If it hit California, hopefully we'll be seeing YOTH OP on the East Coast soon!
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551198)
Posted by Bumblevivisector
on February 16th, 2014 @ 12:13am CST
Yoth? That an abbreviation of Yuggoth, or the planet where Luke fought the Yampa?
OH, right Year of the Horse! I forgot because...well, both of its big toys strike me as forgettable. Starscream's shown up at 2 of the 3 closest TRUs to me in MI, so it's about time for Op, who seems to be more eagerly anticipated.
That discount is deeper than the employee discount, so no insight there.
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551232)
Posted by Tranzilla
on February 16th, 2014 @ 4:19am CST
Sometimes TRU gives Rewards members online coupons for single item purchases. Could be that kind of promo. Especially being President's Day weekend and all.
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551486)
Posted by Nemesis Destron
on February 16th, 2014 @ 11:55pm CST
So where is this TRU located?
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551509)
Posted by Autobot032
on February 17th, 2014 @ 2:16am CST
Nemesis Destron wrote:
So where is this TRU located?
I thought I put that in there. Sorry.
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1551792)
Posted by mazingaspidey
on February 18th, 2014 @ 12:25pm CST
Spotted and placed on layaway at the Baton Rouge, LA TRI.
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1552467)
Posted by firebat99
on February 20th, 2014 @ 6:41pm CST
I checked on the east coast today. Nothing yet.
Re: YOTH Optimus Prime Sighted At Retail (1553673)
Posted by IronhidesGhost
on February 26th, 2014 @ 9:31am CST
In stock in Long Island CIty Toys R Us as of yesterday. I picked up one of the two they had in the back. I need to find the general thread on how others are feeling about this guy to leave my remarks there... but if you don't have a regular MP10 do not hesitate to go buy this figure. The colors are fantastic in person and as I told a transformers fan I correspond with it's almost like Prime had to go to a state event in a foreign country and was presented with a ton of gold leaf from his host and it would have been an insult for him not to put on the bling. Sure... it's loud, but as the figure is so much more elegant compared to MP01 let him adorn your shelf loud and proud.