As every week, we bring you our international sightings report courtesy of all 2005 Board members around the world. November starts with more Earthrise and Studio Series toys in Mexico and Hungary, a new Masterpiece Movie toy in Peru, new Earthrise figures in Russia, a surprising Botbots sighting in Philippines and a new Studio Series figure in Singapore.
- Earthrise Wave 1 Micro Masters In Hungary – Military Patrol Bombshock & Growl 2-pack was spotted at Árkád Müller. Earthrise toys are finally hitting physical stores after being available online for a while.
- Studio Series Wave 9 Voyager, Earthrise Wave 2 Micro Masters And Cyberverse Wave 7 1-Step Changers In Mexico – 2005 Board member Auvelier found Studio Series SS-60 Constructicon Scrapper (ROTF) and SS-61 Sentinel Prime (DOTM) at Liverpool Parque Delta. Also, 2005 Boards member Nemesis Baser spotted Earthrise Roller Force & Ground Hog and Fuzer & Blast Master at Sears Universidad and Cyberverse 1-Step Whirl and Bludgeon at Walmart stores.
- Masterpiece Movie MPM-11 Ratchet In Peru – Via Transformers Perú we can report that MPM-11 Ratchet is available at Phantom stores. This would be the third Masterpiece figure in Peruvian market so far following Acid Storm years ago and MPM-10 Starscream this year.
- Generations Selects And Botbots Lawn League 8-Packs In Philippines– 2005 Boards member Kotori Sonoda spotted Generations Selects Greasepit, Hubcap and Rotorstorm at Toys”R”Us Glorietta. To our surprise, the elusive Botbots Lawn League 8-packs (released in 2019 and known as the Wave 1.5) were found at the same store. These packs had been seen at physical stores only in Canada, Taiwan and Hong Kong so far.
- Earthrise Wave 3 Voyager In Russia – Earthrise Megatron and Quintesson Judge were found at Detskiy Mir (Children’s World) in the shopping center Metromarket by 2005 Board member Sovietbot.
- Studio Series Leader Class SS-48 Universal Studios Megatron in Singapore –2005 Board member lake88 found this special redeco of SS-34 DOTM Megatron at BHG Bugis. This item was supposed to be a Universal Studios exclusive in the US, but it was finally released only by online retailers in the US.
Happy hunting, one and all! Keep reporting your sightings in the 2005 Board!