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griffin 17th September 2017 05:32 PM

SEPTEMBER 2017 Japanese & HK excl toy items
 
These are TakaraTomy toys (and maybe some significant licensed items) currently known from official sources, scheduled for release in SEPTEMBER in Japan (as well as in Asia as most Japanese Transformers toys are also released through Hasbro Hong Kong).

These monthly lists will be archived on the Transformers Checklist (link to come) if you need to refer to these listings later (if anything is found out later, because these monthly lists won't be updated after their month ends).
Some recent listings for reference...
August 2017 listing
July 2017 listing
June 2017 listing
May 2017 listing
April 2017 listing
March 2017 listing
February 2017 listing
January 2017 listing

Dates and details can change at any time - Approximate yen prices listed are just a rough guide to their retail price in Japan.
Links were active at the time they were first added and are only there for reference/proof of details - I do NOT endorse or promote any of those businesses.
(posting corrections or additions are greatly appreciated)

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SEPTEMBER 2017

Masterpiece
- MPM-4 - (Movie) Optimus Prime (minor redeco of Hasbro version) - September 18th (15,000yen)

Legends
- LG-44 - Sharktron (minor redeco Gnaw) w/ Sweep (remould) - September 30th (was 16th then 22nd) (2,100yen)
- LG-45 - Targetmaster Hot Rodimus (remould Hotrod w/ new Targetmaster) - September 30th (was 16th then 22nd) (3,800yen)
- LG-46 - Targetmaster Char (remould Kup w/ new Targetmaster) - September 30th (was 16th then 22nd) (3,800yen)

The Last Knight Movie
- TLK-20 - Autobot Hotrod (Deluxe - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-21 - Crosshairs (Deluxe - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-22 - New Bumblebee (Deluxe - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-23 - Strafe (Deluxe - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-24 - Dinobot Scorn 4,500 yen (Voyager - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-25 - Decepticon Nitro 4,500 yen (Voyager - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (3000yen)
- TLK-26 - Speed Change Cogman (1-step - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (1200yen)
- TLK-27 - Speed Change Autobot Drift (1-step - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (1200yen)
- TLK-28 - Speed Change Dinobot Scorn (1-step - same as Hasbro version?) - September 16th (1200yen)

Disney Label
- Mickey Mouse Trailer Standard (colour) (reissue) - September 22nd (4000yen)
- Mickey Mouse Trailer Monochrome (reissue) - September 22nd (4000yen)

7-11 Japan Movie exclusive
- Dark Optimus Prime (darker redeco - no Movie ticket) - Sept 29th (5400yen)

Amazon Exclusive
- TLK-EX - (Tribute) Bumblebee Evolution (Deluxe) 3-pack (same as US release) - September 30th (8,000yen)

Movie the Best
- MB-EX - Laserbeak (pink redeco Bumblebee - reissue) (TakaraTomyMall Exclusive reissue?) - September 30th (4300yen)

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OCTOBER 2017

Legends
- LG-47 - Kickback (minor redeco) w/ Clouder (redeco Ramhorn/Sawback) - October 28th (2,100yen)
- LG-48 - Gong (minor redeco Brawn) w/ Repug (Repugnus) - October 28th (2,100yen)
- LG-49 - Targetmaster Triggerhappy (minor redeco w/ new Targetmaster) - October 28th (3,800yen)

The Last Knight Movie
- TLK-29 - Cogman (Deluxe - same as Hasbro version?) - October 28th (6600yen)
- TLK-30 - Dragonstorm (Leader - same as Hasbro version?) - October 28th (6600yen)
- TLK-31 - Big Speed Change Dragonstorm (Mega Changer - same as Hasbro version?) - October 28th (???yen)

ToysRUs Japan Movie exclusive
- Voyager Megatron (same as Hasbro version?) - October 30th (was July 15th) (4500yen)

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NOVEMBER 2017

Masterpiece
- MP-12+ - Lambor/Sideswipe (anime minor redeco) - November 25th (8500yen)

Legends
- LG-50 - Sixshot (minor redeco, new helmet) - November 25th (8000yen)
- LG-51 - Doublecross (minor redeco Twinferno, w/ Haywire gun for Blurr) - November 25th (5500yen)
- LG-52 - Misfire (minor redeco w/ new Targetmaster) - November 25th (4000yen)
- LG-53 - Broadside (minor redeco w/ Repugnus vehicle) - November 25th (5500yen)
- LG-EX - God Ginrai boxset (LG Super Ginrai, LG God Bomber, Cab head, Minerva head) (minor redecos - TakaraTomyMall Excl) - November (date TBA) (17,280yen)

Million Publishing
- Generations 2018 book - November 20th (3000yen)

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DECEMBER 2017

Masterpiece
- MP-39 - Sunstreaker (new) - December 28th (12,000yen)
- MP-10B - Black Convoy (Reissue) - December 31st (12,800yen)
- MP15/16-E - Cassette-Bot Vs Cassette-Con (Enemy (redeco Rumble/Frenzy), Wingthing (redeco Ratbat), Stripes (remould Ravage), Nightstalker (new)) - (TakaraTomyMall excl) - December (date TBC) (10,800yen)

Legends
- LG-54 - Bumblebee w/ Exosuit Spike (minor redeco w/ Titanmaster) - December 28th (2100yen)
- LG-55 - Targetmaster Slugslinger (minor redeco w/ new Targetmaster gun) - December 28th (2800yen)
- LG-56 - Perceptor w/ Ramhorn (minor redeco) - December 28th (3900yen)
- LG-57 - Octane w/ Ghost Starscream (minor redeco w/ Titanmaster) - December 28th (5300yen)
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- LG-25 - Blurr (reissue - TBC)
- LG-26 - Scourge (reissue - TBC)
- LG-29 - Wheelie & GoShooter (reissue - TBC)

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JANUARY 2018

Masterpiece
- MP-22 - Ultra Magnus (reissue) - January 31st (TBC) (18,000yen)
- MP-36 - Megatron (reissue) - January 31st (TBC) (23,000yen)

Legends
- LG-58 - Clonebot Set (Fastlane/Cloudraker) (minor redeco) - January 20th (3500yen)
- LG-59 - Blitzwing w/ Shuffler? (minor redeco) - January 12th/20th? (TBC) (5500yen)
- LG-60 - Overlord (minor redeco w/ extra Titanmaster) - January 12th/20th? (TBC) (8500yen)

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FEBRUARY 2018

Masterpiece
- MP-21 - Bumble(bee) (reissue) - February (???yen)
- MP-40 - Targetmaster Hot Rodimus (minor redeco with new Targetmaster gun) - February 28th (9,000yen)

Legends
- LG-61 - Clonetron Set (Pounce/Wingspan) (minor redeco) - February 28th (3200yen)
- LG-62 - Targetmaster Windblade (minor redeco w/ new Targetmaster Pinpointer) - February 28th (3500yen)
- LG-63 - G2 Megatron (redeco w/ redeco Titanmaster beast)- February 28th (5500yen)
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- LG-10 - Arcee (reissue - TBC)
- LG-12 - Windblade (reissue - TBC)
- LG-14 - Ultra Magnus (reissue - TBC)

Movie the Best
- MB-12 - Autobot Jazz (Deluxe - minor redeco) - February 28th (3200yen)
- MB-13 - Bonecrusher (Deluxe - minor redeco) - February 28th (3200yen)
- MP-14 - Megatron (Leader - minor redeco) - February 28th (6600yen)
- MB-15 - Lockdown (Deluxe - minor redeco) - February 28th (3200yen)

7-11 Japan Movie exclusive
- MP-711 - Optimus Prime (white/green redeco) - February 28th (27,000yen)

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MARCH 2018

Movie the Best
- MB-16 - Jetfire (Leader - minor redeco) - March 31st (9000yen)
- MB-17 - Optimus Prime Revenge Version (Leader - minor redeco) - March 31st (13000yen)
- MB-18 - War Hammer Bumblebee (Deluxe - minor redeco with new weapon) - March 31st (3500yen)
- MB-19 - Hound (Voyager - minor redeco with new part) - March 31st (5000yen)
- MB-20 - Nemesis Prime (Leader - redeco) - March 31st (7000yen)

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UNKNOWN DATE (at time of posting)

Masterpiece
- MP-?? - Beast Wars Dinobot (new) - Date TBC (???yen)

Japan ToysRUs exclusive
- Optimus Axe (redeco? axe from TF4?) - (date and details TBA)

Dual Model Kit
DMK04 - Optimus Prime (minor redeco DMK03 & stand) - (date and details TBA)

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RECENTLY CANCELLED


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griffin 23rd September 2017 06:32 PM

Apparently, the Japanese release of Cogman has been delayed from its October release, to an unspecified date.
With the Hasbro release being spotty in some countries, and uncertain in most other countries (with retailers still stuck with wave 1 Deluxes and don't order more stock), Cogman is proving to be similar to Stinger from TF4 - the new "cameo" movie character, who ends up having a toy teased, and then get a limited release (Japan) or cancelled altogether (Hasbro). This time, it could end up being the other way around.

Also, it looks like the September Legends toys (Hotrod, Char/Kup, Sharktron/Gnaw) have been pushed back again... this time to September 30th.

BTW, just noting that the 2018 Generations book is also now included here, with a release date of November 20th.

DELTAprime 12th October 2017 10:23 PM

Just got a reply from Robot Kingdom about when they are expecting the Q4 2017 reissue of MP-36 which appears separate from the JP reissue. They said they are expecting him in November.

DELTAprime 3rd November 2017 08:53 PM

Robot Kingdom newsletter for this week says MP36 Megatron will be shipping next week.

Quote:

Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-36 Masterpiece Megatron with Exclusive coin.
Preorder. Available Next Week!

griffin 12th November 2017 05:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DELTAprime (Post 575901)
Robot Kingdom newsletter for this week says MP36 Megatron will be shipping next week.

Looks like Asia did their own release then, which is now out... but Japan is doing a reissue that doesn't come out until January 31st, along with Ultra Magnus.


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