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Transformers: The Japanese Collection: Headmasters, Super-God Masterforce, Victory

For years, after their initial run in the 1980s, the Transformers only continued in and around Japan. Broken into three individual series (Headmasters, Super-God Masterforce, and Victory) fans in that area were treated to all types of awesome Transformerdom, the likes of which has only escaped to other regions via poor tapes, rips and internet […]

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon sets July 4th record

There’s just something magical about the mix of Transformers and the July 4th holiday! In addition to the marathon on the Hub, and ToonBarn’s own Transformers Headmasters DVD giveaway, the newest sequel in the Transformers movie franchise absolutely dominated theaters this past weekend. The film pulled in just shy of 100 million during the regular […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]