Toys R Us May Close All US Stores

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Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Bloomberg reports that Toys R Us may indeed be preparing to shut down its entire US operation and close all remaining stores.

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Toys R Us is Closing up to 182 Stores – Is Yours on the List?

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Ever since Toys “R” Us filed for bankruptcy in 2017 we knew it wouldn’t be too much longer until the effects started reaching toy collectors and children directly. That time has arrived. Toys “R” Us has announced today that up to 182 stores will be affected. To Our Valued Customers, I want to take a moment to thank you for […]

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Titans Return Arcee Spotted at NY Toys “R” Us

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Luke Jones is a Transformers guy! Sometimes he calls himself "Dracula." It's because he thinks it's funny. He lives in Arkansas and likes cats, hiking, and Famicom.
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While fans are still camped out on the Toys “R” Us website for its apparent release of Titans Return Grotusque, previous TRU and Hascon exclusive Arcee has shown up in at least one brick-and-mortar store in Brooklyn. Click through for details!

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Video Review of Transformers Authentics Figures

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While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
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From YouTuber chefatron we now have an in-hand video review of the first four figures in the new Transformers Authentics line: Autobot Optimus Prime, Autobot Bumblebee, Decepticon Megatron, and Decepticon Starscream. The Authentics line has made its global retail debut this week at brick and mortar in the Philippines, and chefatron picked up his figures at a Manila Toys R […]

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TR Grotusque Finally on TRU.com… A Bit

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Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Following in Arcee’s pink, blurry footsteps we finally have Deluxe Titans Return Grotusque, who was definitely not ever planned to be coming from some mythical new fan club, listed on ToysRUs.com with a discounted price of $19.99. Don’t rejoice just yet though! He is not currently available for purchase. 

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TRU Canada Listings, Stock Photos For Rodimus Unicronus, Starscream, Grimlock, Wave 1 Deluxes

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Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
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Snakas reports that Toys R Us Canada has added listings for some current and upcoming Power of the Primes figures, including new stock photos for Rodimus Unicronus. The images are small, but offer a peek at the characters’ card art and emphasize poor Rodimus’ identity crisis.

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TLK Cybertron Reduced to $109.19 at TRU

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Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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The fetching new TLK redeco of the 2006 Supreme class Primus has had its priced slashed by Toys”R”Us to… something marginally more reasonable. Jump now and you can grab it for $40 less than usual (that’s 27% off!). 

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TRU Makes Titans Return Arcee Available Again for New York Comic Con

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Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Toys”R”Us has announced that for the first time, they’ll have a booth at New York Comic Con this year, and that’s good news for fans who are still trying to track down a reasonably-priced Arcee/Ultra Magnus set.

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Crushing Debt Forces Toys ‘R’ Us to File for Bankruptcy

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Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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One of the largest toy store chains across the globe, Toys”R”Us, has officially filed for bankruptcy. On September 18, 2017, Toys”R”Us, Inc. announced via a formal press release that they have voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 petitions in the U.S. and seek protection under CCAA in Canada. “The Company intends to use these court-supervised proceedings to restructure its outstanding debt […]

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Playmates Toys to bring Voltron and Usagi Yojimbo Exclusives to SDCC!

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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Update: Many have asked about the pricing info – here is the information we’ve received. The lions are $14.99 each and Usagi figure is $30 each.   Playmates has let us know they’ll be bringing two heavy franchises to San Diego Comic-Con later this month!

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