Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon

Monday, December 30th, 2019 5:27pm CST

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Greetings Seibertronians! Straight from the Planet Iacon Facebook page is news that Takara Tomy is offering a bundle for all the Seacons! This means for one price you can get King Posideon.

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon

According to Planet Iacon, the set is due for release in March 2020, and the price is set at ¥28, 050 (current exchange rate puts that at $257.69) this will get you all six members of the Seacon team and accessories.

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon

Will you be tempted for this mega set? Or have you already got pre orders locked in for the two packs? Let us know in the Energon Pub and stay tuned to Seibertron for all the latest news and reviews!

Credit(s): Planet Iacon Facebook Page, Takara Tomy


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Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048054)
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on December 30th, 2019 @ 5:32pm CST
I'm definitely tempted by this new boxset, seeing as I didn't manage to get a pre-order in for the first two and then didn't bother with the last four
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048055)
Posted by Immortal Starscream on December 30th, 2019 @ 5:41pm CST
thats about $25-$30 more then what they cost separately. Sadly I wasn't able to preorder the first set, so never bothered to preorder the others, banking on a combo set coming eventually. so this will probably be the route I end up going.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048056)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on December 30th, 2019 @ 5:41pm CST
"King Poseidon Perfect Mode Set" :-?

Assuming it's just a bulk order of the 3 2-packs without any extras included, how do the prices compare?
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048061)
Posted by gothsaurus on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:11pm CST
I wish there were more info on packaging, deco and any extra accessories. The “perfect mode” line makes me worry there might be
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048064)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:22pm CST
I am 99% certain that this is just like the PotP Dinobot set, where it was just a bundle of all the individuals without adding anything extra and it's all the individual boxes in a large brown box
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048070)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:28pm CST
gothsaurus wrote:I wish there were more info on packaging, deco and any extra accessories. The “perfect mode” line makes me worry there might be


Me too, except the regular dual releases are already armed to the teeth with each one having at least 1 gun and a melee weapon that can combine into the combiner's sword. The hands and feet are new already, so I can't see them doing an even better set just for the box set. The only additional accessory I can think of that that wouldn't be pretty redundant in would be a stand for the limb bot who is pulling gun duty. Other than that, all I can think of is nicer packaging.

At least that is what I'm telling myself for now. If Pulse puts up a pre-oerder for the set, I may revisit my thinking.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048080)
Posted by william-james88 on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:40pm CST
D-Maximal_Primal wrote:I am 99% certain that this is just like the PotP Dinobot set, where it was just a bundle of all the individuals without adding anything extra and it's all the individual boxes in a large brown box

But that was a hasbro china initiative, this is TT, so there may be a few extra wrinkles in the comparison. The better comparison might be with the Ginrai boxset which TT released after the induvidual releases. That one did have extra stuff.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048082)
Posted by william-james88 on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:41pm CST
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:"King Poseidon Perfect Mode Set" :-?

Assuming it's just a bulk order of the 3 2-packs without any extras included, how do the prices compare?

Look at the post above yours ;)
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048083)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:42pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
D-Maximal_Primal wrote:I am 99% certain that this is just like the PotP Dinobot set, where it was just a bundle of all the individuals without adding anything extra and it's all the individual boxes in a large brown box

But that was a hasbro china initiative, this is TT, so there may be a few extra wrinkles in the comparison. The better comparison might be with the Ginrai boxset which TT released after the induvidual releases. That one did have extra stuff.


If anything, there may be minor differences in deco. O, and I don't see Hasbro pulling this one over on Pulse ;)
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048086)
Posted by Wireless_Phantom on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:46pm CST
I have the two packs coming in through Pulse so I'm set already. I'm glad this exists though for everyone who missed pre-orders the first time through.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048102)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2019 @ 7:21pm CST
This bundle is not a boxed set. It's just the six individual releases offered together as one purchase.

And, since it's a TakaraTomy Mall offer, a lot of good that does for most of us here since you can only order from TTM if you have a mailing address located inside Japan.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048113)
Posted by william-james88 on December 30th, 2019 @ 9:23pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:This bundle is not a boxed set. It's just the six individual releases offered together as one purchase.

And, since it's a TakaraTomy Mall offer, a lot of good that does for most of us here since you can only order from TTM if you have a mailing address located inside Japan.

Some fans, like powered convoy, use a forwarding service for TTMall exclusives. Shipping is free within japan so you dont spend twice on shipping.

And thanks for letting us know its a bundle and not a boxset, that settles things.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048147)
Posted by DeathReviews on December 31st, 2019 @ 11:50am CST
ZeroWolf wrote:Greetings Seibertronians! Straight from the Planet Iacon Facebook page is news that Takara Tomy is offering a bundle for all the Seacons! This means for one price you can get King Posideon.


I want to be enthused about the Seacons - except we've already had so, SO many combiners that were remolded from the CW Superion set, or which use a remolded Silverbolt as the core. If these were really all original, then I might be willing to overlook the massive price tag. As it stands - it looks you're just not getting enough that's 'new' to justify the expense. If it goes on clearance at BBTS for 50% off sometime, then maybe. But $250? I trow not!
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048150)
Posted by Randomhero on December 31st, 2019 @ 12:28pm CST
DeathReviews wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Greetings Seibertronians! Straight from the Planet Iacon Facebook page is news that Takara Tomy is offering a bundle for all the Seacons! This means for one price you can get King Posideon.


I want to be enthused about the Seacons - except we've already had so, SO many combiners that were remolded from the CW Superion set, or which use a remolded Silverbolt as the core. If these were really all original, then I might be willing to overlook the massive price tag. As it stands - it looks you're just not getting enough that's 'new' to justify the expense. If it goes on clearance at BBTS for 50% off sometime, then maybe. But $250? I trow not!


BBTS is not a provider of this set currently. They had preorders for the first two but took down the pages. I know this because I ordered them and now I probably won’t get them and they never posted preorders for the other sets. Only a handful of 3rd party retailers locked in some inventory but it’s primarily sold through Takara Tomy mall and hasbropulse and it’s all sold out currently. This is not going to be a clearance item
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048151)
Posted by Asepticon on December 31st, 2019 @ 12:46pm CST
The website says "domestic only". Does that mean you have to be in Japan or will they deliver to anyone?
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048152)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 31st, 2019 @ 12:48pm CST
Asepticon wrote:The website says "domestic only". Does that mean you have to be in Japan or will they deliver to anyone?
You need an address in Japan.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048155)
Posted by gothsaurus on December 31st, 2019 @ 1:06pm CST
I feel like they have remolded enough to make these worth buying. Knowing that we want combiner figures to have a similar size, proportion, and build — not to mention the fact that many of these are four-legged animals — using the same 'footprint' to design around is okay in my book. As long as we get heavy retooling that helps the figures truly homage the original.
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048156)
Posted by DeathReviews on December 31st, 2019 @ 1:14pm CST
BBTS is not a provider of this set currently. They had preorders for the first two but took down the pages. I know this because I ordered them and now I probably won’t get them and they never posted preorders for the other sets. Only a handful of 3rd party retailers locked in some inventory but it’s primarily sold through Takara Tomy mall and hasbropulse and it’s all sold out currently. This is not going to be a clearance item


Hence, the disclaimer - "if" ;)
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048158)
Posted by STngAR on December 31st, 2019 @ 1:20pm CST
Kinda thought they would do a set from the get go. May just be a Japan only set but figured it was inevitable.

:MAXIMAL:
Re: Takara Tomy Offering Bundle For Transformers Generations Selects King Posideon (2048160)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 31st, 2019 @ 1:29pm CST
STngAR wrote:Kinda thought they would do a set from the get go. May just be a Japan only set but figured it was inevitable.

:MAXIMAL:
Again, this is not a boxed set. This is just the six individual releases bundled together as one purchase, exclusive to TakaraTomy Mall.

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