On the bright side, the series received a newly animated directed by that was absolutely drop-dead gorgeous, if full of spoilers and not an entirely accurate reflection of the content of the show. While the book is almost entirely in , the chapter menus contain English translations for each episode. The problem is, they took it from a later scene when he's back outside, so it's got a blue sky background. The ones that occurred after the movie were pretty good, but then I thought the headmaster and target master miniseries that would mark the end of the Transformers generation one was very weak as it was nothing but one big toy commercial and featured many Transformers that were never introduced before playing a rather large role. Archived from on 6 January 2003.
Some other anime versions of the story included Armada and Energon. They aren't given any introduction and appear from nowhere, their numbers vary from scene to scene, and they completely disappear from the series after the pilot. The latest incarnation of the Transformers franchise, the series has been resurrected yet again after the success of the Transformers 2007 live action movie and is the first of the series to be produced exclusively by the U. The entire series was based upon the Diaclone and Microman toy lines originally created by Japanese toy manufacturer Takara, which were developed into the Transformers toy line by American company Hasbro. At the end, during the preview for part 3, they sampled the sound effect of Hound creating the holographic rocket base and reused it for the scene of Prime being blasted out of the sky by the Decepticon space cruiser. The archetype of the big, friendly, green lummox-type Autobot made famous by Animated Bulkhead became a mainstay in most Transformers media of the 2010s, including the aforementioned Prime Bulkhead and Hound, as well as and the latter two even share Bulkhead's love of art! The cartoon was produced by , scripted in the United States, with character and background designs by the crews behind shows like and , while animation was provided by Japanese studios , , , and.
They raged most of their battles on earth and the show was at its best during the first season and parts of the second season. The Decepticons, meanwhile, are in exile on the ruined world of Chaar, led now by , the rebuilt, upgraded version of Megatron recreated by Unicron. To flesh out his concept, Shooter called upon veteran editor to create character names and profiles for the cast, but O'Neill's work did not meet with Hasbro's expectations, and they requested heavy revisions. The most likely reason for their existence is that the creators wanted to boost the numbers of Decepticon troops, otherwise the Autobots would have outnumbered them, robbing the story of any tension. The show was also featured as part of the online video service. To expand the line, however, Hasbro also licensed several toys from other companies, including Takara's Japanese competitor, Bandai.
While the series is not a sequel to the , they have many thematic elements in common, most notably the central role of the and the revelation that all modern technology has been reverse-engineered from the dormant body of. Up to three minutes of content was edited out from every episode in order to accommodate longer and credits sequences as well as new bookending live-action segments featuring the. The character designs are really up to one's own preference. Most conspicuously, it has many parallels to Generation 1 character designs, personalities, and major characteristics; , and are even voiced by the same voice actors as their G1 analogues. Season: 3 66 The Five Faces of Darkness 1 67 The Five Faces of Darkness 2 68 The Five Faces of Darkness 3 69 The Five Faces of Darkness 4 70 The Five Faces of Darkness 5 71 The Killing Jar 72 Chaos 73 Dark Awakening 74 Starscream's Ghost 75 Thief in the Night 76 Forever Is a Long Time Coming 77 Surprise Party 78 Madman's Paradise 79 Carnage in C-Minor 80 Fight or Flee 81 Webworld 82 Ghost in the Machine 83 The Dweller in the Depths 84 Nightmare Planet 85 The Ultimate Weapon 86 The Quintesson Journal 87 The Big Broadcast of 2006 88 Only Human 89 Grimlock's New Brain 90 Money Is Everything 91 Call of the Primitives 92 The Burden Hardest to Bear 93 The Face of Nijika Special The Return of Optimus Prime 1 95 The Return of Optimus Prime 2 Season: 4 96 The Rebirth 1 97 The Rebirth 2 98 The Rebirth 3 As a bonus I will also throw in the Transformers Animated movie as well! They are simple themes pretty much in line with those present in the original 80s Transformers series, such as the importance of teamwork and the value of trust. Comes complete with all 98 Episodes! My favorite episodes usually involved the Decepticons called Constructicons. Each new character that is based on a previous existing character still possesses enough distinct personality traits of their predecessors.
Toransufōmā Tsu Ō Wan Ō? The main team of protagonists are not highly trained defenders of justice, but merely a maintenance crew caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. I urge anyone who is looking for a good Transformers series to watch this show with an open mind. Both used the season three musical arrangement. The set includes the entire series, , a set of full color postcards, a rubber keychain and a full color book graphic novel style which serves as an episode guide. Apparently, they didn't think a kid could remember how a robot was introduced so they created a new origin.
Like all of Yoshikazu's dubs, the series was self-aware and repeatedly broke the fourth wall, such as the characters referencing , another TakaraTomy-based animated series and toyline; even going so far as to mention that they stole the show's timeslot. This transition technique became a hallmark of the series, and was used throughout the entire four-year run. Both comic and cartoon would wind up continuing for years beyond these short-term beginnings, using Budiansky's original development work as a springboard to tell the story of the Transformers in very different ways from one another, forming two separate, unrelated continuities for the brand out of the gate. Six robots that formed the super robot Devastater. Japanese pop culture references also dotted the series, with becoming a parody of. The paraplegic computer expert Chip Chase joins Spike and Sparkplug as a new human ally for the Autobots. O'Neill declined to make said revisions, and the project was turned down by several writers and editors approached by Shooter until editor accepted the task.
This limited edition album also features original artwork. Episode List : Season: 1 1 More Than Meets the Eye 1 2 More Than Meets the Eye 2 3 More Than Meets the Eye 3 4 Transport to Oblivion 5 Roll for It 6 Divide and Conquer 7 S. The children would like this show for its lovable characters and action Older viewers can find something to like too in its well woven story lines, underlying themes and entertaining scripting. This unusual level of maturity let many fans warm up to the new series. In an interview, marketing director stated that due to Optimus Prime not being a in Animated, the show would take place chronologically before the events of the 2007 Transformers feature film. His designs were subsequently simplified by , who went on to become the lead designer for the series, creating many more concepts and designs in the future. The Wrong Readings Mean the Right Doom 7.
They are very in keeping with the typical cartoon network minimalistic and highly stylized art. During the great Cybertronian War, the Autobots and the Decepticons crash landed on Earth. The three episodes were likely selected because they did not advertise existing toys. This also happens to be the same exact timeslot that the last Transformers cartoon to air in Japan, , had. The New York Times Magazine.