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Dinobots stomp through Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
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Dinobots stomp through Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

The Transformers have had a nice little run to them. A billion dollar film franchise, a new Transformers Prime series on The Hub, and one of the coolest toy and action figure collections ever, because every figure is at least two toys in one! Now, High Moon Studios is working on a sequel to Transformers: War for Cybertron called Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, which is good news in and of ...

Transformers Prime and Transformers Generation 1 dominate the Hub
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Transformers Prime and Transformers Generation 1 dominate the Hub

Two shall stand and ratings shall rise! During America’s birthday, The Hub threw together a great party by featuring some of their largest icons, the Transformers. In an event they dubbed Trans4th of July, the network showcased a marathon that went back and forth (4th!) between Transformers Prime, the new CG animated toon that runs on their channel, and Transformers G1, the original ...

Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters
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Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters

After waiting decades, loyal fans in North America can finally bring home NEW episodes of the original Transformers animated series from the 1980s. How so? Over in Japan, the original cartoon didn’t end where it ended for Americans. Rather, the story continued for another few seasons, in a collection referred to as Generation 1: Headmasters. Shout! Factory and Hasbro are now bringing ...

Hasbro and Shout present Transformers: Headmasters, The Japanese Collection
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Hasbro and Shout present Transformers: Headmasters, The Japanese Collection

Transformers Season 4 may have ended the American series of Transformers Generation 1 back in the 1980s, but Japan had many more stories to tell! Instead of the 4th season of Gen One as Americans knew it, the Japanese replaced the storyline with Transformers: Headmasters, beginning one year after the end of Season 3. Optimus Prime lives again, the energy of the Matrix has been released, and ...

Trans4th of July Transformers marathon on the Hub
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Trans4th of July Transformers marathon on the Hub

As America celebrates the anniversary of it’s birth, aka the Fourth of July, The Hub will celebrate in it’s own special way, with Trans4th of July, a 7 hour Transformers marathon airing most of July 4th, 1-8pm. Trans4th of July will feature alternating episodes of The Hub’s CG Transformers Prime and the original 1980s Transformers Generation 1 series. That’s 7 hours of ...

Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD giveaway
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Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD giveaway

ToonBarn recently announced news Transformers fans have been waiting years for: the North American arrival of Transformers: Headmasters, the Japanese Collection. The 4 disc DVD box set will contain every episode of the original “Generation 1” series that aired in Japan. We’re talking G1 Optimus Prime, Rodimus, the Dinobots, every Autobot and Decepticon from the original ...

Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD
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Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD

Optimus Prime lives again. The energy of the Matrix has been released. Peace reigns on Cybertron. This is how we knew the end of the original Transformers 1980s animated series. But this “Generation 1” era didn’t simply end where most fans across the globe thought it did! In Japan, the series continued from that point, beginning with the arrival of the Headmasters, a new ...

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