Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba

Transformers News: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba

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For some time the man-made island of Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan has been home to a life-size Unicorn Gundam, but now there's a new bot in town. A life size Bumblebee standing nearly 12 feet tall and weighing in at nearly 1,900lbs is standing just steps away (literally steps, it's positioned on a set of stairs) from the famous Gundam to promote the Bumblebee movie which hits Japanese theaters on March 22. It's a very life-like statue as it gazes across the Festival Square.

And thanks to some Japanese fans on Twitter we have several photos to share!

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Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2007788)
Posted by Sabrblade on February 1st, 2019 @ 11:29pm CST
Boy, the hometown of Digimon Adventure just keeps getting cooler and cooler with its giant robots scene. 8-)
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008849)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on February 7th, 2019 @ 4:02pm CST
Thanks to a heads up from Seibertron.com member Survivefan23, we've been made aware of the release of the front cover art for the upcoming home release of the Bumblebee movie! You can pre-order Bumblebee NOW from Amazon.com, in three different flavors, no less: DVD, BLU-RAY + DVD + DIGITAL combo, and 4K ULTA HD + BLU-RAY + DIGITAL combo! Check them out below.



There's no definitive date given yet for the release of Bumblebee on home video, but the posts on the "Bumblebee the Movie" Facebook page hint that it is "coming soon." Will you be adding Transformers: Bumblebee to your personal video library? Which version will you be picking up? Let us know in the comments below, and stay tuned to Seiberton.com for the latest news on all things Transformers.
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008854)
Posted by YRQRM0 on February 7th, 2019 @ 4:28pm CST
The poster makes it look like him and Dropkick are fighting alongside lol.
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008869)
Posted by Ig89ninja on February 7th, 2019 @ 5:59pm CST
I will definitely have to get this movie when it comes out, it’s on my top 5 of 2018!
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008916)
Posted by Agent 53 on February 8th, 2019 @ 2:36am CST
Let's see, will I be buying a film that I love, belonging to one of may favorite franchises of all time, starring my favorite character, who turns into my favorite car, co-incidentally the reason I love Bumblebee in the first place?;
Scrap Yeah!
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008917)
Posted by CollectorCaseZ on February 8th, 2019 @ 3:25am CST
This artwork makes it look like the Decepticons and Bee are fighting together but I'll probably pic this up since i think the US Steel Book look lame. - unless i could get the ITALY STEEL BOOK. That version look sweet.
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008935)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on February 8th, 2019 @ 8:35am CST
Undecided. I'm hesitant and unsure why, so I'll hold off for now.

As an aside, that Gundam statue looks amazing :BOWDOWN:
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008952)
Posted by o.supreme on February 8th, 2019 @ 10:37am CST
CollectorCaseZ wrote:This artwork makes it look like the Decepticons and Bee are fighting together but I'll probably pic this up since i think the US Steel Book look lame. - unless i could get the ITALY STEEL BOOK. That version look sweet.


It also makes it looks like the standard DVD version has no Decepticons :lol: , man the quality of standard DVD really is getting bad

AllNewSuperRobot wrote:As an aside, that Gundam statue looks amazing :BOWDOWN:


I believe that is the Unicorn Gundam in it's hyper mode, though I cold be wrong, also I think that statue was featured in Pacific Rim Uprising...
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008954)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on February 8th, 2019 @ 11:17am CST
Which, of course, I completely misread initially as Unicron Gundam... which really did confuse me when I saw the picture :lol:
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008957)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on February 8th, 2019 @ 11:36am CST
o.supreme wrote:
CollectorCaseZ wrote:This artwork makes it look like the Decepticons and Bee are fighting together but I'll probably pic this up since i think the US Steel Book look lame. - unless i could get the ITALY STEEL BOOK. That version look sweet.


It also makes it looks like the standard DVD version has no Decepticons :lol: , man the quality of standard DVD really is getting bad

AllNewSuperRobot wrote:As an aside, that Gundam statue looks amazing :BOWDOWN:


I believe that is the Unicorn Gundam in it's hyper mode, though I cold be wrong, also I think that statue was featured in Pacific Rim Uprising...


Actually, the Unicorn Gundam Statue can convert between normal and super modes. It's really cool. ;)^

And I think that was the same Gundam in Pacific Rim 2, but I have to check to be sure. I am positive it is a Unicorn Gundam statue though
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008959)
Posted by o.supreme on February 8th, 2019 @ 11:44am CST
Nathaniel Prime wrote:Actually, the Unicorn Gundam Statue can convert between normal and super modes. It's really cool. ;)^

And I think that was the same Gundam in Pacific Rim 2, but I have to check to be sure. I am positive it is a Unicorn Gundam statue though


Oh wow, I never noticed the daytime pics were in its standard mode, that IS cool :shock: ;)^ ...we need some landmarks like that here in the states
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008966)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 8th, 2019 @ 12:43pm CST
Spain has a forty foot Mazinger Z statue (I know you're on about the states but I felt it was a good bit of triva to drop)
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008969)
Posted by william-james88 on February 8th, 2019 @ 12:46pm CST
ZeroWolf wrote:Spain has a forty foot Mazinger Z statue (I know you're on about the states but I felt it was a good bit of triva to drop)

I wish Quebec had a giant Grandizer statue, he is our most beloved robot.
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008971)
Posted by o.supreme on February 8th, 2019 @ 12:56pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Spain has a forty foot Mazinger Z statue (I know you're on about the states but I felt it was a good bit of triva to drop)

I wish Quebec had a giant Grandizer statue, he is our most beloved robot.


Vive Goldorak! :lol: . But yeah, that is cool....Seems like Super/Real Robots get plenty of well deserved love the world over, except in the US....Sure we had a 20( something) foot tall Optimus Prime statue traveling around conventions for a time...but still...If it wasn't half way around the world, I'd love to see that Mazinger statue, for sure.
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008977)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 8th, 2019 @ 1:11pm CST
The UK doesn't fare well in that front either, best we have is a metal Martian tripod structure commentating where the first Martian cylinder fell in the War of the Worlds book. I guess maybe it's a culture thing as obviously in Japan's case, that's the second gundam statue (bet its not the last either)
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2008979)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on February 8th, 2019 @ 1:13pm CST
ZeroWolf wrote:The UK doesn't fare well in that front either, best we have is a metal Martian tripod structure commentating where the first Martian cylinder fell in the War of the Worlds book. I guess maybe it's a culture thing as obviously in Japan's case, that's the second gundam statue (bet its not the last either)


I do like that ours is based on a destroyer of humanity :lol:
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2009013)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on February 8th, 2019 @ 6:23pm CST
ZeroWolf wrote:The UK doesn't fare well in that front either, best we have is a metal Martian tripod structure commentating where the first Martian cylinder fell in the War of the Worlds book. I guess maybe it's a culture thing as obviously in Japan's case, that's the second gundam statue (bet its not the last either)


Nope, definitely not the last Gundam statue. They are already making a new one based on the RX-78-02 Gundam (My favorite btw). The new one will probably have moving arms too
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2009076)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 9th, 2019 @ 4:37am CST
Nathaniel Prime wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:The UK doesn't fare well in that front either, best we have is a metal Martian tripod structure commentating where the first Martian cylinder fell in the War of the Worlds book. I guess maybe it's a culture thing as obviously in Japan's case, that's the second gundam statue (bet its not the last either)


Nope, definitely not the last Gundam statue. They are already making a new one based on the RX-78-02 Gundam (My favorite btw). The new one will probably have moving arms too

Can't wait to see that one, and can't wait till they make it fully mobile :D
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2010205)
Posted by Seibertron on February 14th, 2019 @ 11:28am CST
Here is a press release we received this morning from Paramount regarding the Bumblebee movie. The critically acclaimed action film, directed by Travis Knight and starring Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena, will be available on Digital March 19th and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs April 2nd. The Digital, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD releases include over an hour of special features including an all-new Bumblebee motion comic, deleted scenes, outtakes and more. The Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Combo Packs also include an exclusive printed version of the motion comic.




EVERY ADVENTURE HAS A BEGINNING:

BRAND-NEW ACTION-PACKED FILM ROLLS OUT
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY


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Bumblebee coming to Earth on Digital March 19

4K Ultra HD™ & Blu-ray™ Combo Packs Arrive April 2 with Exclusive, All-New
Print and Motion Comic!

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Hailed as "fun, action-packed and exciting" (Scott Mantz, Collider), director Travis Knight's thrilling new film BUMBLEBEE lands on Digital March 19, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD April 2 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Boasting an impressive 93% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, BUMBLEBEE is filled with "personality, wit [and] imagination" (David Fear, Rolling Stone). The Digital*, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray releases are packed with over an hour of exciting special features, including an all-new BUMBLEBEE motion comic following the beloved AUTOBOT on his next adventure. Plus, check out deleted and extended scenes you didn't see in theaters, including the original opening of the movie, enjoy hilarious outtakes, and see G1 (Generation 1) TRANSFORMERS robots on CYBERTRON through the eyes of BUMBLEBEE with exciting Bee Vision.

The perfect gift this Easter, BUMBLEBEE on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack or Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes an exclusive printed version of the new motion comic featuring BUMBLEBEE in a standalone side story (for a limited time only).

The 4K Ultra HD disc and 4K Ultra HD Digital releases** feature Dolby Vision®, which brings entertainment to life through ultra-vivid picture quality with spectacular colors, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. The film also boasts a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead***. In addition, both the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include access to a Digital copy of the film.



Synopsis

CYBERTRON has fallen. When OPTIMUS PRIME sends BUMBLEBEE to defend Earth, his journey to become a hero begins. Charlie Watson (Hailee Steinfeld), a teenager trying to find her place in the world, discovers and repairs the battle-scarred robot, who's disguised as a Volkswagen Beetle. As the DECEPTICONS hunt down the surviving AUTOBOTS with the help of a secret agency led by Agent Burns (John Cena), BUMBLEBEE and Charlie team up to protect the world.



BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD COMBO, BLU-RAY COMBO & DIGITAL*

  • Sector 7 Archive
    • Agent Burns: Welcome to Sector 7
    • Sector 7 Adventures: The Battle at Half Dome (All-New Motion Comic)
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Bee Vision: The Transformers robots of Cybertron
  • Bringing Bumblebee to the Big Screen
    • The Story of Bumblebee
    • The Stars Align
    • Bumblebee Goes Back to G1
    • Back to the Beetle
    • California Cruisin' Down Memory Lane

The BUMBLEBEE DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.

BUMBLEBEE will also be available as part of a BUMBLEBEE & TRANSFORMERS 6-Movie Blu-ray Collection arriving on April 2.



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PARAMOUNT PICTURES Presents In Association with HASBRO and TENCENT PICTURES
A di BONAVENTURA PICTURES Production A TOM DESANTO/DON MURPHY Production
A BAY FILMS Production "BUMBLEBEE" HAILEE STEINFELD JOHN CENA JORGE LENDEBORG JR.
JOHN ORTIZ JASON DRUCKER PAMELA ADLON
Music by DARIO MARIANELLI Costume Designer DAYNA PINK Edited by PAUL RUBELL, ACE
Production Designer SEAN HAWORTH Director of Photography ENRIQUE CHEDIAK, ASC
Executive Producers STEVEN SPIELBERG BRIAN GOLDNER CHRIS BRIGHAM EDWARD CHENG
Produced by DON MURPHY & TOM DESANTO LORENZO di BONAVENTURA MICHAEL BAY MARK VAHRADIAN
Based on HASBRO'S TRANSFORMERS™ ACTION FIGURES
Written by CHRISTINA HODSON Directed by TRAVIS KNIGHT




About Paramount Home Media Distribution

Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.



BUMBLEBEE

Street Date: March 19, 2019 (Digital) and April 2, 2019 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, 6-Movie Blu-ray Collection)

U.S. Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence

Canadian Rating: PG, violence, coarse language



*Availability of bonus content varies by digital retailer

**4K Ultra HD, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision are available at select digital retailers

*** To experience Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos at home, compatible devices are required
Re: Life-size movie Bumblebee statue stands tall in Odaiba (2010206)
Posted by Sabrblade on February 14th, 2019 @ 11:35am CST
What's this? A live action Transformers movie that actually includes the deleted/cut-out scenes of the movie as bonus content on its home media releases, rather than withholding such extra footage from ever seeing a full public release? Madness! 8-}

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