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Old 15th September 2018, 08:42 PM
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Looks like this week is the global release for the Bumblebee Movie toys as they are suddenly showing up in several countries around the world, including Canada, America, Hong Kong (according to Bladestorm) and here (in the NSW sightings).
If there was a soft launch date this week, we could see them showing up everywhere here in the next week.
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Old 16th September 2018, 08:44 PM
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Movie toys have also shown up in Singapore and New Zealand... who have the Tiny Changers wave 3 and Voice Changer Masks, so they should show up here as well.


The VW Bumblebee Studio Series Deluxe has also been found in America, just like here, it looks to have been held until the release of the main Bumblebee Movie toys.



The big news is a wave 2 Power Plus toy being found in Singapore, of Shatter as a car (the Titan Changer Shatter turns into a jet).
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Old 16th September 2018, 08:57 PM
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The first wave of Energon Igniters have been listed on Entertainment Earth with assortment ratios.

Speed - 2 Optimus, 2 VW Bumblebee, 2 Barricade, 1 Camaro Bumblebee, 1 Hotrod.
Power - 1 Bumblebee, 1 Hotrod, 1 Dropkick, 1 Megatron.
Power Plus - 2 Camaro Bumblebee, 3 Optimus, 3 VW Bumblebee.
Nitro w1 - 2 Optimus, 1 Bumblebee, 1 Barricade.
Nitro w1r1 - 2 Bumblebee, 2 Barricade.


The Hasbro website has also listed the launch wave of Bumblebee Movie toys, with US RRPs.
EI Speed - $6
EI Power - $10
EI Power Plus - $13
EI Nitro - $20
DJ Bumblebee - $40
Power Charge - $50
Bee Vision Helmet - $50
Stinger Blaster - $20
Voice Changer Mask - $35
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Old 17th September 2018, 03:51 PM
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Meanwhile, some small versions of official images for the Target exclusive Movie toys (Bumblebee and Soundwave packs) have been found.
Soundwave is the very-slight redeco of the Titans Return Soundwave, while the Bumblebee pack has a yellow redeco of the TF4 High Octane Bumblebee with redecos of Titans Return cassettes (Frenzy, Howlback, Buzzsaw).


(I'd be surprised if these come to Australia, as there are other, more Movie-based, exclusives expected, that Retailers will be more likely to want first.)

Larger size images have been found on a UK store listing for these exclusives.
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Old 17th September 2018, 03:53 PM
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The movie toys have now hit Europe as well, as the global launch of the toys continues.
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Movie toys are also hitting South America.


Plus, better images of the wave 2 Shatter toy from the Energon Igniters toyline.
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Old 23rd September 2018, 10:22 PM
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For those visiting Singapore in the next week or so, if you spend SG$100 at ToysRUs, you can get a free battle-damaged SS-01 Bumblebee toy... while stocks last.
Usually these sorts of promotions would be at other TRU stores in Asia, so could also be end up being offered in HK, Taiwan and Philippines.
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Old 5th October 2018, 07:28 PM
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Unfortunately, the TRU at Hong Kong didn't have the Bumblebee toy promotion while I was over there earlier in the week.


From NYCC, official images of the next wave of Energon Igniters Power series figures - new mould Optimus, car Shatter, jet Shatter, and Blitzwing (redeco Megatron with new head).
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Picked up my first Movie toy - a little Bumblebee that turns into a VW Bug - only $10.

I saw Hot Rod and Barricade in the legends size as well. Wonder if that means they are going to be in the movie. I doubt it, I reckon they just needed more characters to make toys of.
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Old 30th November 2018, 08:14 PM
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I was thinking last week that we now had all of the Bumblebee Movie packaged toys* released already, as nothing else had been revealed or hinted at, despite it being a month before the Movie's release, and usually Movie toylines have new figures released during it's screening period... and a few straggling waves after it's release date.

Newly added to Amazon America is a listing that notes it being Movie 6 (Bumblebee Movie's code) Mission Vision Figure Assortment. There aren't any details or images, so what it could be is anyone's guess. (it sounds very gimmicky though, and maybe something related to the Bee Vision helmet and Stinger blaster)

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  • Name: Transformers Mission Vision
  • Code Name: Transformers Tra MV6 Mission Vision Figure AST
  • Hasbro Code: E3496
  • EAN Code: 5010993544288
  • ASIN Code: B07D5RLDMC
  • Age: 5+
  • Product Dimension: 3.1 x 8 x 10 inches
  • Item Weight: 2.2 pounds
*Studio Series is not the Bumblebee Movie toyline - it is a Movie Universe toyline that includes some Bumblebee Movie toys.
The actual Bumblebee Movie packaged toys include (so far)...
- 1 wave of Speed Energon Igniters (5 toys)
- 2 waves of Power Energon Igniters (7 toys)
- 2 waves of Power Plus Energon Igniters (4 toys)
- 1 wave of Nitro Energon Igniters (3 toys)
- 5 Titan Changers (3 are just TF5 re-releases)
- 2 Voice Changer Masks (from TF5)
- Bee Vision Mask & Stinger Blaster
- Power Charge & DJ Bumblebee
- Store exclusives Soundwave, Bumblebee w/ 3 cassettes, Electronic Titan Changer Bumblebee.
That's just 35 toys in Bumblebee Movie packaging.

TF5 had a dedicated "premium" movie toyline (about 34 toys), along with a heap of gimmick toys (about 52), plus a heap of store exclusives (about 38 toys), filling out three shelves in my display case with about 114 toys... compared to just one shelf of 35 toys for the Bumblebee Movie toyline. It just feels like Hasbro cut right back because they didn't have much faith in this Movie generating much interest or sales.
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