7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week

Transformers News: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 2:43AM CST

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7-Eleven Japan has something to say on 3/8. Thanks to fellow Seibertronian TrypticonCarne in the Energon Pub forums we've been alerted to a message on their 7Net Twitter page that announces, well, an announcement coming next week to the 7Net website. And if that isn't intriguing enough it's accompanied by a silhouette of what's likely the Takara Tomy Leader class-sized Legendary Optimus Prime for the Bumblebee Movie. Could we be getting another Ultra Magnus-esque 7-Eleven repaint like the MP-711 Convoy from last year? We'll know in a week.

Google translation of the Twitter message:
Movie "Bumblebee" release commemoration! Something happens on 3/8 (Friday) at 14: 00 .... ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ... Please expect!

https://bit.ly/2EwljDR

# Bumblebee # Transformers # transformers

Transformers News: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week
Credit(s): TrypticonCarne on Seibertron.com, 7Net on Twitter
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Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013012)
Posted by TrypticonCarne on March 2nd, 2019 @ 2:50pm CST
I wonder if it will be a rusty deco
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013019)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on March 2nd, 2019 @ 3:12pm CST
TrypticonCarne wrote:I wonder if it will be a rusty deco


Don't count on it. It will be something random like this:

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Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013021)
Posted by TrypticonCarne on March 2nd, 2019 @ 3:31pm CST
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well anyone want a trailer for BB optimus, you have an option
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013041)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on March 2nd, 2019 @ 6:50pm CST
TrypticonCarne wrote:
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well anyone want a trailer for BB optimus, you have an option


Not bad, but I wonder if the G1 trailer could also work :-?

Otherwise... ;)^
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013042)
Posted by TrypticonCarne on March 2nd, 2019 @ 6:54pm CST
Nathaniel Prime wrote:
TrypticonCarne wrote:
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well anyone want a trailer for BB optimus, you have an option


Not bad, but I wonder if the G1 trailer could also work :-?

Otherwise... ;)^

Dunno g2 wont fit and I don't have a g2 trailer
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013043)
Posted by TrypticonCarne on March 2nd, 2019 @ 6:54pm CST
Huh seems if you get that kreemzeek server error the original posting still goes through good to know for next time
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013053)
Posted by william-james88 on March 2nd, 2019 @ 8:28pm CST
FYI, you may be better off posting those in the Siege thread since that's the line this Prime figure is from.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013054)
Posted by TrypticonCarne on March 2nd, 2019 @ 8:33pm CST
william-james88 wrote:FYI, you may be better off posting those in the Siege thread since that's the line this Prime figure is from.

If you are talking to me. You are mistaken that is the Bumblebee movie Optimus. Not siege
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013055)
Posted by william-james88 on March 2nd, 2019 @ 8:35pm CST
TrypticonCarne wrote:
william-james88 wrote:FYI, you may be better off posting those in the Siege thread since that's the line this Prime figure is from.

If you are talking to me. You are mistaken that is the Bumblebee movie Optimus. Not siege

Right right, I meant studio Series. But I just noticed you did indeed post them there too. Cheers.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013924)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on March 8th, 2019 @ 6:25am CST
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Found this today. Now I know what 7-11 is doing :twisted:
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013925)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on March 8th, 2019 @ 6:40am CST
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(Don't know why the robot mode pic didn't automatically apply with my previous post)

Robot mode looks quite elegant, better than the Legendary version IMO.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013955)
Posted by william-james88 on March 8th, 2019 @ 11:02am CST
As we previously stated, 7-Eleven Japan revealed a new toy today, on 3/8. It turns out it's a redeco of Legendary Bumblebee Movie Optimus Prime in Nemesis Prime colours, with all that lovely teal. It can be preordered now on the 7-Eleven site for 7500 yen plus tax. That is the only place to get it at the moment, so it's only available to Japanese residents. It may show up at site sponsors though (for a premium). The toy will be released September 13th, 2019, in 7-Eleven stores in Japan. You can check out the images below. Enjoy, and let us know what you think!

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Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013964)
Posted by Decepticon Stryker on March 8th, 2019 @ 11:40am CST
Finally, an official version of the knockoff that has literally been EVERYWHERE on eBay. I swear I could look up a potato on eBay on a computer that I've never used before, and this would still show up in the recommended results.

KO Trash-talk aside, this looks pretty cool.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013966)
Posted by william-james88 on March 8th, 2019 @ 11:51am CST
Decepticon Stryker wrote:Finally, an official version of the knockoff that has literally been EVERYWHERE on eBay. I swear I could look up a potato on eBay on a computer that I've never used before, and this would still show up in the recommended results.

KO Trash-talk aside, this looks pretty cool.

The KO is more expensive though, right? At least more expensive than the original legendary prime.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013967)
Posted by carytheone on March 8th, 2019 @ 11:57am CST
So 7-11 huh? Hasbro should work with Circle K (insert local gas station/C-store here) to bring exclusives to the states. Fill your tank, get some smokes, maybe a scratch off ticket and an $80 toy.

This is the redeco I was hoping for to justify the figure. Hoping it's not too hard/pricey to get here.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013969)
Posted by william-james88 on March 8th, 2019 @ 12:06pm CST
carytheone wrote:So 7-11 huh? Hasbro should work with Circle K (insert local gas station/C-store here) to bring exclusives to the states. Fill your tank, get some smokes, maybe a scratch off ticket and an $80 toy.

This is the redeco I was hoping for to justify the figure. Hoping it's not too hard/pricey to get here.

Did you guys get these toys at gas sations in the 80s?

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Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013975)
Posted by SGMLordMirage on March 8th, 2019 @ 12:49pm CST
Not sure if this is realitivly new or not but spotted this in a Walmart in Colonial Heights, VA. It’s the Energon Igniter Shatter!
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013984)
Posted by carytheone on March 8th, 2019 @ 2:55pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
carytheone wrote:So 7-11 huh? Hasbro should work with Circle K (insert local gas station/C-store here) to bring exclusives to the states. Fill your tank, get some smokes, maybe a scratch off ticket and an $80 toy.

This is the redeco I was hoping for to justify the figure. Hoping it's not too hard/pricey to get here.

Did you guys get these toys at gas sations in the 80s?]
I don't remember seeing them at gas stations, but that doesn't mean much.

Funny story actually. One of my clients has a huge ESSO sign inside there building and I asked about it and apparently the building was an ESSO station originally (a company I've never heard of). On my way to the hotel in Laval, QC I saw an ESSO station. Crazy right?!

EDIT: ESSO is a trading name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.

insert the more you know meme here >:oP
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013986)
Posted by SGMLordMirage on March 8th, 2019 @ 3:04pm CST
ESSO stations are popular in Germany as well! More so, if you where stationed overseas, you used the ESSO stations because of the fuel stamps we had to purchase. That was a long time ago.
Re: 7-Eleven Japan has a Bumblebee movie announcement for next week (2013987)
Posted by carytheone on March 8th, 2019 @ 3:06pm CST
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