Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information

Transformers News: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 1:23PM CST

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In a real turn of events, the official images for MP-45 Bumblebee are not coming to us from Takara but from Hasbro instead who wrote to us letting us know that they will be distributing this toy, as they do all Masterpeice releases from here on out. The only difference between Hasbro's release and Takara's would be a black slip cover for eglish writing (which you can see here). Hasbro's quick short and sweet press release tells us that Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee will be available at EB Games Canada for $159.99 CAD. The images show us the few accessories this toy comes with, enjoy!

We wanted to let you know about 2 new Transformers Masterpiece figures, Streak and Bumblebee Version 2.0 from Takara Tomy! Both with be available exclusively at EB Game Canada.

The Canadian prices are:

$109.99 – TT Streak

$159.99 – TT BB

TT Masterpiece MP-18+ STREAK (Pre-Sell 2/8)
TT Masterpiece MP-45 Bumble Ver.2.0 (Pre-Sell 2/13)



Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 001

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 002

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 003

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 004

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 005

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 006

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 007

Transformers News: Official Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee with Preorder and Pricing Details
Mp 45 Bumblebee 008
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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010108)
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on February 13th, 2019 @ 1:31pm CST
Cyberpath wrote:$85 on Anime-Export.

That's a much better price. But it's still way too much for this badly-designed piece of scrap.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010112)
Posted by Seibertron on February 13th, 2019 @ 1:46pm CST
Just got word from Hasbro that we can share those images again with all of you. Here are Hasbro's official product images of Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee.


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Mp 45 Bumblebee 006

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Mp 45 Bumblebee 007

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Mp 45 Bumblebee 008
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010129)
Posted by Trikeboy on February 13th, 2019 @ 5:34pm CST
They sacrificed sculpt over a door gimmick. That sucks. There is no reason for the side door windows to be on the feet if the doors didn't open. They could have minimized the foot kibble.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010130)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on February 13th, 2019 @ 5:38pm CST
Trikeboy wrote:They sacrificed sculpt over a door gimmick. That sucks. There is no reason for the side door windows to be on the feet if the doors didn't open. They could have minimized the foot kibble.


Where would the doors go instead, though? The backpack? It's already pretty big, and adding some more mass in there would make Bumblebee look more like a hunchback than a hatchback.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010132)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on February 13th, 2019 @ 6:09pm CST
What the hell is that price?! I didn't pay that much for MP Barricade, Tracks, OR Roadrage! And they're excellent!
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010133)
Posted by Wireless_Phantom on February 13th, 2019 @ 6:20pm CST
It's funny now that we can get third party MP figures much cheaper than official ones consistently.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010141)
Posted by william-james88 on February 13th, 2019 @ 7:01pm CST
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:What the hell is that price?! I didn't pay that much for MP Barricade, Tracks, OR Roadrage! And they're excellent!

Roadrage is excellent? Her head doesnt even lock in place.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010158)
Posted by Vanleer on February 13th, 2019 @ 8:41pm CST
I finally figured out why the price is so high. Its BB and Spike and not just Spike. They made spike close to the original 3.75 inches and a cool measly 3-4 POA 4 if the head moves :-? :-?
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010159)
Posted by Ultra Markus on February 13th, 2019 @ 9:30pm CST
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Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010164)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on February 13th, 2019 @ 11:14pm CST
Ultra Markus wrote:
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MP Ironhide and Ratchet have butts made out of tires, and MP Hound won't be available until months after MP Bumblebee 2.0. I think bots who live in glass houses shouldn't be throwing stones. :-?
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010182)
Posted by Big Grim on February 14th, 2019 @ 7:35am CST
Looks like hot garbage in my opinion.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010185)
Posted by Emerje on February 14th, 2019 @ 8:11am CST
ScottyP wrote:
carytheone wrote:Here's a question that popped into my head this morning. Did Takara or Hasbro expect this new Bee to be well received? One would assume so, otherwise why release it?

Based on what I've read here, at TFW and social media, it's getting universally panned and people are having a hard time finding any real positives. With that being said, is Takara and Hasbro completely oblivious to what fans want? Or are they just really cocky? If they are actually that out of touch, what does that say for the MP line as a whole?
If you sell half as many but raise the price by 100%, then you got a 33 1/3 chance of winning, but I, I got a 66 and 2/3 chance of winning, because Optimus Prime KNOWS he can't beat me and he's not even gonna try! So Starscream, you take your 33 1/3 chance, minus my 25% chance and you got an 8 1/3 chance of winning. But then you take my 75% chance of winning, if we was to go one on one, and then add 66 2/3 per cents, I got 141 2/3 chance of winning. See Starscream, the numbers don't lie, and they spell disaster for you it's all a wash?

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:APPLAUSE:

Bee's growing on me, but I'll wait for it to hit half price on Amazon JP.

Emerje
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010187)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on February 14th, 2019 @ 8:52am CST
My other two TF friends, having seen BEE 2.0 and the outrageous prices of Overpriced Prime and BB himself, have turned their backs on MP figures altogether. Both diehard Geewun fans.
The line is called "Masterpiece", as such the figures should look like something so well made it earns that moniker. This figure could be part of SIEGE and wouldn't look out of place. That's not a slight against SIEGE, just the lack of finesse with this "MP" BB.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010252)
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on February 14th, 2019 @ 4:50pm CST
This figure does not deserve to be called 'Masterpiece', either officially or unofficially. It's overpriced, under-engineered, has some paltry accessories. A nigh-total fail.
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010261)
Posted by Hellscream9999 on February 14th, 2019 @ 5:29pm CST
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:This figure does not deserve to be called 'Masterpiece', either officially or unofficially. It's overpriced, under-engineered, has some paltry accessories. A nigh-total fail.

Yeah, this scream 'rush job' to me, especially as hound continues to tease us at all of these events
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010276)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on February 14th, 2019 @ 6:02pm CST
Big Grim wrote:Looks like hot garbage in my opinion.



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How DARE you call this "hot garbage"?

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There's nothing "hot" about this. :-P
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010280)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on February 14th, 2019 @ 6:06pm CST
Hellscream9999 wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:This figure does not deserve to be called 'Masterpiece', either officially or unofficially. It's overpriced, under-engineered, has some paltry accessories. A nigh-total fail.

Yeah, this scream 'rush job' to me, especially as hound continues to tease us at all of these events

I agree, it feels like they should have done better and could have. Hound was shown to us in JULY and here we are 7 months later and he's still just a gray prototype. I really feel he got pushed back, and maybe Bee was shoved in front of not just him, but Blackarachnia too. I think it was supposed to go Hound -> BA -> Bee, but they moved him to get released right after Prime
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010292)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on February 14th, 2019 @ 7:43pm CST
D-Maximal_Primal wrote:I agree, it feels like they should have done better and could have. Hound was shown to us in JULY and here we are 7 months later and he's still just a gray prototype. I really feel he got pushed back, and maybe Bee was shoved in front of not just him, but Blackarachnia too. I think it was supposed to go Hound -> BA -> Bee, but they moved him to get released right after Prime


What's even weirder with Hound is that we HAVE seen painted samples already! We've had great at-show pics of him for months! And now they've gone back to showing him in gray, unpainted plastic. What the heckin' heck is going on?
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010297)
Posted by Emerje on February 14th, 2019 @ 7:56pm CST
Wolfman Jake wrote:And now they've gone back to showing him in gray, unpainted plastic.

The gray is actually primer, not plastic. They paint the figures gray to give them a uniform look instead of whatever random colors they molded them out of. We've even seen examples in the past of Takara Tomy painting Hasbro figures gray before they were ready to show off their own color schemes.

Emerje
Re: Transformers Masterpiece MP-45 Bumblebee Official Images plus pricing details and pre-order information (2010310)
Posted by william-james88 on February 14th, 2019 @ 9:37pm CST
I'll admit, I have no clue what factors into that rather high price.

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