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Transformers

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Occult, Sci-Fi
Synopsis
Where to start???

Well in 1984 the Transformers hit But in the late 70's two series would give birth to what we know as Transformers Generation 1. Those series Diaclone and Microman.

To do a quickie, The Transformers series is one of the 80s classics that did die but returned in 90s first, under the guise of Beast Wars in the US.

In Japan however after the Tf mini series Rebirth aired the series stayed alive in the form of Headmasters and many deaths occured in this season alone. Soundwave and Blaster both died fighting each other, Convoy (Optimus Prime) had his first death in Japanese series (the movie hadn't aired yet in Japan), Galvatron was frozen alive, Ultra Magnus was brutally beaten to death and we also find out he was religious (huge funeral scene with a glass top coffin and all. Strangely enough there is a cross on the bottom of the coffin.)

After Headmasters Came Masterforce, then Victory (rated as one of the best of the Japanese [tf] series), and finally Zone to end the tv run of the Transformers but it did carry on in Manga format. Return of Convoy (does it have to be said why this story was big) and another which escapes me right now.

Beast Wars hit but didn't do well but Takara (the creators of the Diaclone and Microman lines) decided to do two Beast Wars anime series, Beast Wars Second and Beast Wars Neo.

Now there was a Manga for both but Neo was a first to see a team up between enemies against the ultimate TF evil Unicron and had a real tragic story between the two leaders Big Convoy a Wolly Mammoth (also first TF toy to come with a Matrix) and Magmatron a 3 dino leader.

Beast Wars came and went and Reissues started up in Japan of the great G1 toys (ofcourse importing had probs thanks to the Original Megatron mold, a Walter P-38 with attachments, getting seized by customs thinking it was the real deal) and a series that did what fans wanted to see, G1 style molds with the poseability of Beast Wars, enter Car Robots aka Robots in Disguise.

Currently we are in Armada on tv (it's known as Micron Legend in Japan)



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Aerialbots
20.6 years
Autobots
19.6 years
Battle Scenes
20.6 years
Battlebeasts
20.6 years
Beast Wars Metals
19.2 years
Beast Wars Neo
18.3 years
Beast Wars Second
20.6 years
Big Convoy
19.2 years
Black Battle Convoy
19.6 years
Breastforce Team
19.1 years
Build King Gestalt Team
20.5 years
BW2nd Movie
20.8 years
Car Robots Combatrons Squad
20.4 years
Combatacons
19.0 years
Constructicons
19.1 years
Convoy
19.0 years
Cybertrons(Autobots)
20.6 years
Cybertrons(Autobots)2
18.5 years
Destrons
17.8 years
Dinos
19.2 years
Dreamwave TF Comic
17.9 years
DWTFMTMTE Art
18.0 years
Energon
15.8 years
Fire Convoy
19.2 years
Funny Moments
20.4 years
G1 Cameos in TF:Armada
17.9 years
Galvatron
19.2 years
Gigatron
19.6 years
Gigatron's Minions
19.6 years
God Magnus (Car Robots)
20.1 years
group faction symbols
20.6 years
Headmasters
20.3 years
JRX (J4, J5, J7)
20.7 years
Lioconvoy
20.6 years
Magnaboss
18.8 years
Masterforce
18.8 years
Megatron
18.8 years
Micron Legend Japans Armada
18.3 years
New GIJoeTF crossover
18.3 years
New Tf/GIJoe WW2 based story
18.0 years
Predacons (G1)
20.3 years
Protectabots
20.6 years
Robotmasters
16.8 years
SOundwave\Cassettes
20.6 years
Space Pirate Seacons
20.6 years
Spychangers
20.8 years
Terrorcons
20.6 years
TF: Armada
18.8 years
TF: Car Robots
19.2 years
Tf: Galaxy Force/Cybertron
14.9 years
TF: War Within
18.5 years
TF:CarRobotsFightScenes
20.3 years
Throttlebots
20.6 years
US Beast Wars
18.5 years
Victory
18.8 years
Wreckers
19.2 years
Zone
19.6 years

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