Hong Kong Sightings Thread

Share your Transformers sightings here with other fellow Seibertronians in your area, meet other fans, plan meetups, and help each other find the latest new figure or great bargain at stores in your area. Feel free to help each other out finding other popular toys in your area as well.

Hong Kong Sightings Thread

Postby william-james88 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:26 am

Tygar128 from Hong Kong has told us of new sighitngs in the HK area. While there have been very few new releases the past month, they did find both the new series 2 Bot Bots and, best of all Ectotron. It turns out Ectortron is available at Toysrus in Hong Kong. This shows that the global giant Toysrus we knew is gone and now each national Toysrus franchise will deal with Hasbro seperately for exclusives. That is why, even though Canada also has Toysrus, Ectotron is an EB games exclusive in Canada but available at Toysrus in Hong Kong. The Botbots 8 packs are 199 HK dollars while Ectorton is 399.9 HK dollars. That later toy also popped up at smaller local non franchise stores.

Image

Image
If you have any news, rumours, or hot new sightings to report which you feel should be front paged,
please contact us using this form.

Image
User avatar
william-james88
News Admin
Posts: 24712
News Credits: 2414
Joined: Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:46 am
Buy from william-james88 on eBay

Re: Hong Kong Sightings of Ectrotron and Series 2 Botbots at Toysrus

Postby ZeldaTheSwordsman » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:45 am

Motto: "It's unnerving and insulting when people in a toy-based fandom, whatever it is, make statements to the effect that general consumers and fans of lesser financial means should be deprived entirely of the ability to partake of the primary market."
Weapon: Galaxial Rocket Launcher
If they found Ectotron, why are there no Ectotron pics here aside from the thumbnail? :-?
WANT:
Nemesis Breaker's Arms
Ultra-class Optimus Primal missiles, left back panel, mutant mask
Combiner Wars Dead End or Offroad HFG, Breakdown HFG
Armada Thundercracker missile
Armada Optimus front left trailer strut, cheekguards
ROTF Jetfire "JTFR" Panels
Cybertron Safeguard
Energon Optimus digger, fire truck, & copter drones; super mode head
RID Ultra Magnus missiles
Vector Prime Cyber Key
Armada Jolt, Thunderclash, Clench
RID Galvatron foot/dragon head
User avatar
ZeldaTheSwordsman
Godmaster
Posts: 1617
Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:07 am

Re: Hong Kong Sightings of Ectrotron and Series 2 Botbots at Toysrus

Postby Nathaniel Prime » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:01 am

Motto: "It doesn't matter which universe or timeline you’re from. If you’re dedicated to defending it, you’re on my side."
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Can't post an article right now, but I got some news from YouTube. YouTube reviewer EmGo released a review of the new Ectotron figure.

Nathaniel Prime
News Moderator
Posts: 688
News Credits: 28
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:51 am
Alt Mode: Cybertronian Tank
Strength: 9
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 7
Endurance: 9
Rank: 10+
Courage: 10+
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 9

Re: Hong Kong Sightings of Ectrotron and Series 2 Botbots at Toysrus

Postby william-james88 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:13 pm

ZeldaTheSwordsman wrote:If they found Ectotron, why are there no Ectotron pics here aside from the thumbnail? :-?

because they didnt send me one. But you can google some pics if you want to see some, like this one:

Image
If you have any news, rumours, or hot new sightings to report which you feel should be front paged,
please contact us using this form.

Image
User avatar
william-james88
News Admin
Posts: 24712
News Credits: 2414
Joined: Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:46 am
Buy from william-james88 on eBay

Re: Hong Kong Sightings of Ectrotron and Series 2 Botbots at Toysrus

Postby blackeyedprime » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:58 am

Motto: "Me Grimlock, you slag."
Weapon: Particle Beam Cannon
I'll try getting to a toysrus in Japan this week but not expecting any joy, that or the prices to be too high anyways.
blackeyedprime
Combiner
Posts: 475
News Credits: 4
Joined: Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:14 am
Alt Mode: a spoon
Strength: 3
Intelligence: 6
Speed: 5
Endurance: 8
Courage: 9
Firepower: 2
Skill: 6


Return to Toy Sightings and Local Meetups

Featured Products on Amazon.com

Buy "Transformers Titans Return Arcee Action Figure Set" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Power of The Primes Deluxe Class Dinobot Snarl" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Generations Power of The Primes Megatronus Prime Master" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Generations Power of the Primes Titan Class Predaking" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Titans Return Repugnus, Dastard, and Solus Prime Prime Master" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 08 Leader Class Movie 1 Decepticon Blackout" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 11 Deluxe Class Movie 4 Lockdown" on AMAZON
Buy "Masterpiece MPM-7 Bumblebee" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Class Prowl Figure" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titans Return Titan Master Vorath and Mindwipe" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Soundwave Action Figure" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Robots in Disguise Warrior Class Steeljaw Figure" on AMAZON
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #225 - The Overexposure of Bumblebee
Twincast / Podcast #225:
"The Overexposure of Bumblebee"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, June 16th, 2019

New Items on eBay

Buy "TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS SIEGE WAR FOR CYBERTRON BATTLE MASTERS SMASHDOWN FIGUER" on EBAY
Buy "SOUNDWAVE - Siege War For Cybertron - Transformers Voyager Class 2019 - NIB" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Movie Studios Series 5 Inch Figure Deluxe Class - Dropkick #22" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers War for Cybertron Siege Autobot - Springer - NIB In Hand Ships Fast" on EBAY
Buy "transformers siege war for cybertron Chromia" on EBAY
Buy "transformers siege war for cybertron Prowl" on EBAY
Buy "transformers siege war for cybertron starscream" on EBAY
Buy "NEW Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Siege Voyager Optimus Prime E3541" on EBAY