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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
3 July 1987 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
With the aid of the Headmasters the mighty Cybertrons (Autobots) continue to wage war against their evil counterparts the Destrons (Decepticons)... See more »
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Not really weak, actually good See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Hiroko Emori ... Alyssa / ... (2 episodes, 1987)
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Series Directed by
Masao Itô (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Katsutoshi Sasaki (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jôhei Matsuura (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Akinori Orai (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Takao Yoshizawa (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Fumiji Kitazume (2 episodes, 1988)
Nobuo Shirahata (2 episodes, 1988)

Katsuyoshi Sasaki (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Toyohiro Andô (10 episodes, 1987-1988)
Yoshihisa Araki (10 episodes, 1987-1988)

Series Produced by
Hirohisa Satô .... producer (unknown episodes)
Atsushi Shimizu .... producer: Nippon TV (unknown episodes)
Kenji Yokoyama .... producer (unknown episodes)
Tatsuya Yoshida .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Katsunori Ishida (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshiaki Marumori (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Ban Magami .... character designer (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
Japan:30 min (35 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Originally, the Transformers series in Japan is a re-dubbed version of the US series. When the series ended in the US, Toei produced a continuing series as Transformers still proved to be very popular in Japan. The final three episodes of the US series was disregarded from the Japanese Transformers continuity.See more »
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Followed by "Beast Wars: Transformers" (1996)See more »

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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Not really weak, actually good, 3 January 2004
Author: MovieCriticMarvelfan from california

Actually "The Headmasters" do get introduced in the last eps of US Version of the Transformers unlike one critic said.

The writing is much better in that the writers finally killed of Galvatron once and for all, but in the same breath Optimus Prime too, but Primes death is really weird. He and Galvatron fight for the Matrix, Galvatron is thrown to it, but Primed dies anyway? Weird.

Its not really the weak part of the Trinity, its good. Theres an ode to Voltron as Autobots start using Swords as weapons as well. If your lucky enough to find a good copy consider yourself lucky, most of the dubbed copies are in horrible condition. The person with a good copy of the subtitled version can be very rich seeing as there is a shortage of good quality episodes on tape.

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