Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Thursday, August 1st, 2019 11:14PM CDT

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This is the moment that many of us have been waiting months for! Takara Tomy Mall has begun taking pre-orders on the first two Japanese Transformers Generations Selects Seacons, Turtler (Snaptrap) and Gulf (Scalor). As expected they're being sold as singles, but are also available in pairs with this duo being designated "wave 1" (no pun intended I'm sure). And along with the pre-orders come our first colored stock photos. They're looking great with decos fairly accurate to the original figures including an appropriate use of chrome on Turtler's shield. And, yes, Gulf has a gun mode! The combiner peg appears to stick in the back of the hand part with the hand peg becoming the handle.

The price is set at ¥11,124 (about $104 USD) and scheduled for release in late January 2020. Photos can be found below, but that's not all! We're also given our first new comic entry featuring Galvatron, Turtler, and non other than Beast Wars II Halfshell. Perhaps they're already planting seeds for a future repaint? Too early to say since his design is still based on the original figure, but it sure would be great!

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

Transformers News: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic

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Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032861)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:22pm CDT
Emerje wrote:Surprise! They're not singles like first believed but actually sold in pairs with this duo being designated "wave 1" (no pun intended I'm sure).
They are being sold separately OR together.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032862)
Posted by skycutter on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:23pm CDT
i hope there not takra tomy mall exclusive and if they are, they don't stay that way for long
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032863)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:25pm CDT
skycutter wrote:i hope there not takra tomy mall exclusive and if they are, they don't stay that way for long
They are. Other online retailers like BBTS and TFSource tend to get a hold of TTM exclusives.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032865)
Posted by Emerje on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:28pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Emerje wrote:Surprise! They're not singles like first believed but actually sold in pairs with this duo being designated "wave 1" (no pun intended I'm sure).
They are being sold separately OR together.

Would you look at that. I have an account with TTM and the special news letter they sent out for the figures started with a link to the two pack, but scrolling further down it does have links to the individuals. I'll update that really quickly.

Emerje
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032867)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:39pm CDT
Looking forward to this comic's translation. Did including the BWII space-pirate Seacons make someone think "One Piece homage", so they had Galvatron eat devil-fruit? It sort of reminds me of that April-Fools comic page where he was eating sheep.

Great to see official gun modes, but now I'm wondering if they'll each have stands, or capture the spirit of Siege and be interchangeable Targetmasters for any Cons strong enough to pass around.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032868)
Posted by DecepticonFinishline on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:42pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
skycutter wrote:i hope there not takra tomy mall exclusive and if they are, they don't stay that way for long
They are. Other online retailers like BBTS and TFSource tend to get a hold of TTM exclusives.


Are you sure, though? Isn't that what we thought about Star Convoy?

I mean. You're more knowledgeable on the whole about all things, but it seems like something that will be on Pulse eventually.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032869)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:44pm CDT
DecepticonFinishline wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
skycutter wrote:i hope there not takra tomy mall exclusive and if they are, they don't stay that way for long
They are. Other online retailers like BBTS and TFSource tend to get a hold of TTM exclusives.


Are you sure, though? Isn't that what we thought about Star Convoy?

I mean. You're more knowledgeable on the whole about all things, but it seems like something that will be on Pulse eventually.
The product pages call them TakaraTomy Mall exclusives.

Star Convoy is as well, but he's also coming to Hasbro Pulse as a direct import similar to how BBTS and TFSource also sell TTM exclusives. We'll have to wait and see who all will get to carry these Seacons as imports.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032870)
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on August 1st, 2019 @ 11:46pm CDT
These Seacons are eye-searing in all the right ways! :-D
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032871)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2019 @ 12:03am CDT
Here's hoping for Beast Wars II Seacon Space Pirates set!

Still makes me bummed that we never saw a G1 toy Gestalt set at BotCon (or other convention) featuring BWII "Nautilator" alongside G1 versions of Rook, "Blast Off", Alpha Bravo and Offroad. Now that would have been an amazing set. Ah, one day!
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032873)
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on August 2nd, 2019 @ 12:17am CDT
Seibertron wrote:Here's hoping for Beast Wars II Seacon Space Pirates set!

Still makes me bummed that we never saw a G1 toy Gestalt set at BotCon (or other convention) featuring BWII "Nautilator" alongside G1 versions of Rook, "Blast Off", Alpha Bravo and Offroad. Now that would have been an amazing set. Ah, one day!

Oh, now I wish that Generations Selects would do some G1 toys too. Specifically a combiner with BWII "Nautilator" as the Targetmaster, the other 4 as limbs for an Optimus-themed repaint of G1 Motormaster to serve as G1 Optimus Maximus :lol: Actually, I would probably buy it despite not collecting G1 toys just because of the ludicrousness and borderline blasphemous nature of it :shock: :lol:
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032874)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2019 @ 1:00am CDT
Sentinel_Primal wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Here's hoping for Beast Wars II Seacon Space Pirates set!

Still makes me bummed that we never saw a G1 toy Gestalt set at BotCon (or other convention) featuring BWII "Nautilator" alongside G1 versions of Rook, "Blast Off", Alpha Bravo and Offroad. Now that would have been an amazing set. Ah, one day!

Oh, now I wish that Generations Selects would do some G1 toys too. Specifically a combiner with BWII "Nautilator" as the Targetmaster, the other 4 as limbs for an Optimus-themed repaint of G1 Motormaster to serve as G1 Optimus Maximus :lol: Actually, I would probably buy it despite not collecting G1 toys just because of the ludicrousness and borderline blasphemous nature of it :shock: :lol:


Wow, I hadn't thought of a G1 Motormaster as Optimus Prime before. That would be pretty awesome. I'd love some retroactive G1 toys as their Combiner Wars selves. Optimus would make a great addition, especially in a gift set with the other figures to give those characters their proper G1 toys. Heck, with the Motormaster mold we'd even get a Roller mini figure as well for the "Optimus Maximus" chest piece. Any of this would be something fun to see done with this brand!
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032876)
Posted by Stargrave on August 2nd, 2019 @ 1:20am CDT
Wave 1! :lol:
That was hilarious.

Now that sure reminds me of Legends comics art hey Sabr are you able to help translate any of the story?

Anyone else got that ‘sea sea seasea sea sea seasea’ song stuck in their head? Now you do.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032877)
Posted by Vic Zanzibar on August 2nd, 2019 @ 1:31am CDT
Got Red Wing. Very red. Very Seekery. Very smirky. Oh, and the Seacons look awesome.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032878)
Posted by Emerje on August 2nd, 2019 @ 1:50am CDT
Vic Zanzibar wrote:Got Red Wing. Very red. Very Seekery. Very smirky.

Image

Emerje
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032884)
Posted by Powered Convoy on August 2nd, 2019 @ 4:41am CDT
I guess you guys missed that I posted this about 20 minutes earlier than in this thread....

turtler-and-gulf-full-color-images-pre-order-at-takaratomy-mall-t113376.php
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032888)
Posted by Munkky on August 2nd, 2019 @ 6:41am CDT
The Seacons look decent enough, though I have no real attachment to the G1 Seacons so I probably won't buy them. However, Chris McFeely's video on the Seacons made Half-Shell the Space Pirates sound like great characters, so if those repaints are also on the way I might try to get them.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032889)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on August 2nd, 2019 @ 7:15am CDT
I might be a bit behind but are these going to be released in the US or solely a Japanese exclusive.
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032890)
Posted by ZeroWolf on August 2nd, 2019 @ 7:24am CDT
Cyber Bishop wrote:I might be a bit behind but are these going to be released in the US or solely a Japanese exclusive.

I'd imagine hasbro pulse will offer them, the same as it is with Star Convoy
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032891)
Posted by Black Hat on August 2nd, 2019 @ 7:30am CDT
They're perfect. Absolutely perfect. I might actually pre-order these- modern Seacons have been on my want list for years now, and I could never justify the TFC ones (though I do kinda want their Tentakil by himself).
Re: Selects King Poseidon First Color Photos Hit Takara Tomy Mall Plus a Comic (2032893)
Posted by william-james88 on August 2nd, 2019 @ 7:46am CDT
skycutter wrote:i hope there not takra tomy mall exclusive and if they are, they don't stay that way for long

Takara tomy mall exclusive only means 1 thing:

That is the only Japanese retailer that will have it.

And thats all it means, it does not account for anyone outside Japan having it, which is usually the case.

Powered Convoy wrote:I guess you guys missed that I posted this about 20 minutes earlier than in this thread....

turtler-and-gulf-full-color-images-pre-order-at-takaratomy-mall-t113376.php


Obviously we missed it, you made a new thread. No one would get notification of that. If you want to make sure the news staff takes notice, you have to contact us directly. We have a submit news button at the top of the sight just for that, please use it next time.

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