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And they aren't even G2 figures
Some things are beyond explanation. Fans of the clunky original Transformers Generation 1 figures have been wanting to see Hasbro give Blitzwing and Astrotrain a proper reissue for years now. We knew the molds were still... read feature

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They're blunt-tastic
Bluntman and Chronic, the superheroic creations of director Kevin Smith, will be receiving a Toys "R" Us-exclusive Minimates 2-pack which will be sold exclusively at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343). If that sounds confu... read feature

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Star of the movie Drop Dead Zedd?
Lord Zedd, the self-proclaimed "Emperor of Evil", is being brought back to life in Bandai of America's 5-inch Power Rangers Legacy line and will on sale at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) during SDCC. For those who can'... read feature

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Masterpiece Prowl

Sorry, Europe, no Masterpiece Prowl for you

Hasbro cancels plans for release, but comes up with an interesting consolation gift
Jun 28
You might remember back in April Transformers fans finding Masterpiece Prowl listed in Toys R Us computers, including computers in the UK complete with price. Well bad news came this week as Hasbro has officially canceled the... read
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DST puts the Minimates Infinity Box Set up to a vote

War of the Votes
May 22
Diamond Select Toys is letting fans vote on who they want to see in the upcoming Toys "R" Us-exclusive Marvel's Infinity box set. There are six possible choices although only four will be made into Minimates. Collectors can s... read
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In a word? Argh
Hasbro, you done did it this time! In yet another move seemingly designed to provoke the ire of fans, Hasbro has apparently taken the Jubilee build-a-figure unveiled at SDCC last year and plopped her into an awful-looking Toy... read feature

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Prowl's NA and UK price might make you want to wait for a Takara Tomy re-release
There's been some speculation for a while that Hasbro would soon be bringing over Takara Tomy's Transformers Masterpiece cars to the rest of the world and it seems like they're finally making their move. Back in January TFW20... read feature

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First class? At US$140, try no class
Toys "R" Us will be carrying an exclusive Marvel Legends box set featuring the original five X-Men in their original costumes, based on their appearances in the All-New X-Men where the group's past selves confront their moder... read feature

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Playmates TMNT

TMNT Classics to be carried exclusively by Toys 'R' Us

Tomopop editor still can't wait to get that Rocksteady and Bebop
Sep 04
Playmates has officially announced that its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics Collection (which consists of both the new 6-inch figures as well as reproductions of the original 4-inch figures) will be carried exclusively ... read
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My scary pony
For various reasons, Mattel's Monster High line really isn't something I follow. However, I can appreciate both the line's creativity and attempt to branch the general cause of horror (in some form) to new audiences (as well ... read feature


Toys R Us exclusives revealed for Walking Dead Minimates

Available in September
Aug 05
Diamond Select Toys has just revealed their Toys "R" Us exclusives for Series 4 of The Walking Dead Minimates. This exclusive assortment will have six new figures based on the artwork of series artist, Charlie Adlard. The Wa... read
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See what the toy store has to offer us this year
Toys "R" Us has listed several of the toys they'll have at SDCC this year, which will all be at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343). They're looking to have Transformers Masterpiece Action Figures of Acid Storm (US$75) and ... read feature

Toys R Us exclusives due later this year.
Just before Toy Fair 2013 Hasbro made the statement that they'd be showing off their latest releases in the Transformers Masterpiece line, but somehow they never appeared at the show. Fast forward several weeks and Hasbro has... read feature


DST's Battle Beasts become animated animals

Will the animated violence never end?
Feb 16
Diamond Select Toys has put together a stop-motion animation short film to celebrate the retail release of their Battle Beasts Minimates line. The stop-motion, put together by Alex Kropinak, features some of the Toys "R" Us e... read

Hasbro teases new MLP toys with Princess Sparkle

I'm excited for the other Toys R Us exclusives as well!
Feb 10
Hasbro has been teasing images on their My Little Pony Facebook of new toys we'll be seeing in 2013. The first of which was the Crystal Empire Princess Twilight Sparkle toy, which I think actually looks neat. From what it loo... read

TRU's Battle Beasts listings are live yet unavailable

...first that Megazord only goes to Canada and now this? What the heck, Toys "R" Us...
Jan 19
Toys "R" Us has finally added listings for the first wave of Diamond Select Toys' Battle Beasts to its website but, at this aggravating moment, they're currently listed as not being available for order (or pre-order?). Diamon... read

Canada gets a Toys 'R' Us exclusive MMPR Megazord

This isn't over, Canada!
Jan 19
Canadian Toys "R" Us retailers and the Canadian TRU website will be getting an exclusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord this March. Henshin Justice reports that this version is a revision of the 2010 release but now in... read

Christmas Gizmo is ready to go under your tree

Not a creature was stirring, except maybe a mogwai
Dec 11
NECA's Toys "R" Us exclusive Christmas-themed "Santa" Gizmo is now available for order. As previously reported, "Santa Gizmo" features a new headsculpt along with a trumpet and candy cane. I had assumed that the hard-plastic ... read
Clearly the democratic process is deeply flawed
A few months back, Toys "R" Us ran a poll to determine which four Minimates would make it into their exclusive Avengers vs X-Men Minimates box set. Now that the dust has settled, we can see that the Avengers won with all thre... read feature

Who the hell gives magical multiplying dangerous transforming monster pets as gifts?!
When people think Christmas movies, Gremlins probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. However, fans of the iconic '80s film will fondly remember Gizmo as being the coolest Christmas gift ever given. Unfortunately, u... read feature


Moose and Bat join TRU-exclusive Battle Beasts

Not to be confused with Moose and Squirrel
Oct 09
Moose has been announced on Facebook as a Toys "R" Us exclusive Battle Beasts Minimate and is confirmed to join the previously announced (but unreported here) Bat in a set. Moose features the same sort of legs used for Vorin ... read

Email me when available: TRU lists MP Thundercracker

Sep 09
Toys "R" Us now has their store-exclusive Masterpiece Thundercracker listed on their website and some people already have their copy in-hand. The only problem? It's currently out of stock, meaning you have to opt in to an ava... read

Mom and son steal over US$2 million in toys

Aug 15
Ever go into the toy aisle of a store and find open packages with pieces missing or even toys sitting on the shelf without packaging in sight? Well this might be the ultimate example of how things got that way. WTVJ-TV 6 ... read

Hasbro sure did do a good job of making their Transformers fans angry earlier this year. They started by dumping news on us that the Transformers: Prime First Edition figures would only continue as Asia exclusives. Then they ... read feature


YES! This is one of the ponies I've been looking for! Well, zebra to be exact, but it's Zecora! Toys "R" Us will be having a 'preview' available at SDCC where you'll be able to pick her up in glow-in-the-dark form for just US... read feature


Toys 'R' Us exclusive MU X-Factor set to premiere at SDCC

Jun 30
Remember that Marvel Universe X-Factor set that popped up in a Hong Kong Toys "R" Us a while back? I'm happy nonplussed to report that has announced that it's coming to America as well later this year (which you ki... read

Adventure Time exclusives show up for SDCC

Jun 27
Whenever somebody asks me "what time is it?" a little voice in my head goes "aaaadventure time!" So I was quite pleased to see that Toys R Us will be selling some exclusive Adventure Time figures at SDCC. It's a two-pack cont... read

Avengers Minimates assembling in stores already

Apr 30
In case you were waiting in agony to see The Avengers this coming Friday and you needed something to tie you over for the last stretch, you could now hit up your favorite Toys "R" Us to gather up some of the movie toys being ... read

Uglydolls making their way to Toys 'R' Us stores

Nov 08
We all love Uglydolls right? The soft, colorful characters and derpy expressions never fail to make me, or my friends, smile! Pro tip: Uglydolls make fantastic gifts. However, they haven't been the easiest thing to get your h... read

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