Transformers Go! Anime - Update

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Thursday, April 25th, 2013 5:34AM CDT

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Update - We initially reported that Transformers Go! would be a TV series airing in Japan in 2013, starting in July.
We now have confirmation from the TFYuki Twitter account that this is not the case: Transformers Go! will be a straight to DVD series, supplement to the TV magazine.

We did get a better look at both combiner characters, including the so far teased Decepticon beast-combiner! Image mirrored from /4chan/ below. And thanks to TFYuki, we now know the names of the two combiners: Gokenzan and Gogekisou.

TFYuki wrote:Transformers GO! anime is NOT TV series. It will be "supplement" anime DVD series for TV-kun and TV Magazine.
Samurai team gattai robo=Gokenzan
Ninja team gattai robo=Gogekisou
Transformers Go! Anime Confirmed


Transformers Go! Anime Confirmed
Credit(s): 4chan, TFYuki
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Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481800)
Posted by griftimus prime on April 25th, 2013 @ 5:51am CDT
hope this is in no way related to the next show. and with more kids. nice....
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481807)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on April 25th, 2013 @ 6:16am CDT
griftimus prime wrote:hope this is in no way related to the next show. and with more kids. nice....

i feel ya. but as long as it gets us some cool decepticon combiners im down. i will never watch the show but might get the toys.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481809)
Posted by Mindmaster on April 25th, 2013 @ 6:21am CDT
The lack of shoulder pauldrons on the Decepticon gestalt disturbs me.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481820)
Posted by Mykltron on April 25th, 2013 @ 7:31am CDT
It looks to me like the cartoon will be very poor and the robots will look way cooler on screen than in toy form.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481821)
Posted by Autobot032 on April 25th, 2013 @ 7:31am CDT
Is this the 10th. anniversary of Energon or something?

This seems like a step back, honestly. If it does come here, it's kinda switchin' gears in the wrong direction.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481824)
Posted by griftimus prime on April 25th, 2013 @ 7:37am CDT
i mean... i know what this is... its just like zone, scramble city, headmasters, masterforce, victory, beast wars neo and beast wars second. its just made to advertise and sell these few figures that will not be in the prime line.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481828)
Posted by Down_Shift on April 25th, 2013 @ 7:54am CDT
Looks like those shitty kids shows on Saturday mornings. Yugioh, monster something, and pokemon. I'm sure it will be a hit with the kiddies but older fans may shy away from this.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481831)
Posted by Coptur on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:10am CDT
Down_Shift wrote:Looks like those shitty kids shows on Saturday mornings. Yugioh, monster something, and pokemon. I'm sure it will be a hit with the kiddies but older fans may shy away from this.



i don't like them either but they can't be ****** as they're very popular with kids today (pokemon in particular)

Should a toyline and 'kids' cartoon really be aimed at adults?! if the formula (pokemon style) works with other franchises and sells BIG then why not for transformers too.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481841)
Posted by Poyguimogul on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:25am CDT
Looks like King of Braves meets digimon. While I look forward to all this has to offer. Part of me hopes the Prime characters will appear giving a pseudo season 4. Want the toys big time. Autobots will be my classic headmaster juniors.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481842)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:26am CDT
Coptur wrote:i don't like them either but they can't be ****** as they're very popular with kids today (pokemon in particular)

Should a toyline and 'kids' cartoon really be aimed at adults?! if the formula (pokemon style) works with other franchises and sells BIG then why not for transformers too.


So this :APPLAUSE:

Anyway, why are some saying it will be like Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Bakugan or even B-Daman and the like (coincidentally, the only kind that gets adapted for the US. Odd...). If anything, I expect it to be like Brave, Eldoran or even Machine Robo Rescue, as I'm not seeing "Gotta collect'em/catch'em all" anywhere. There are more animes than that, people ;)
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481844)
Posted by Poyguimogul on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:34am CDT
Forgot to mention. This will probably be like Cybertron. Stock footage spam!
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481846)
Posted by Poyguimogul on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:36am CDT
Forgot to mention. This will probably be like Cybertron. Stock footage spam!
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481849)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 25th, 2013 @ 8:43am CDT
Poyguimogul wrote:Forgot to mention. This will probably be like Cybertron. Stock footage spam!


That's with any anime with transformations and named attacks :P
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481857)
Posted by Optimizzy on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:02am CDT
I know this seems strange since Transformers are from Japan but...has anyone ever thought mow much Japanese original characters look nothing like other Transformers? Dai Atlas, Deathsaurus, Star Convoy...and these. They look more like Gundam than transformers. They are too ornate and there are far too many colors. It's not like there are rules for making a transformer but these seem like built machines rather than "living" things. As Gundam they look cool. As Transformers, I'd pass as they look like some closeout-store knockoff.

as for the series: Sigh, more of the same old cliched crap I bet. I really hope they don't import this as a new series like they did with Car Robots.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481858)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:02am CDT
Wat.

The combiners do not look like transformers... The aesthetics are kinda off... :/

So, no beast hunters for takara? Why are they releasing BH toys under go! then?

Unless... The BH characters are re-animated and are actually in this show. :shock:

As of now, the combiners don't look too great. :/
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481860)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:05am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Poyguimogul wrote:Forgot to mention. This will probably be like Cybertron. Stock footage spam!


That's with any anime with transformations and named attacks :P



I loved cybertron!

*Huge ass key flies down from the sky*
cyber key activate
*Jumps into the air with blue background.
chink!
*A weapon they never knew they had appears!*

All while playing the Cybertron theme. :grin:
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481863)
Posted by UltraPrimal on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:10am CDT
Cool! I didn't know Gary Oak and Naruto would be in this show. :lol:
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481866)
Posted by Optimizzy on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:22am CDT
UltraPrimal wrote:Cool! I didn't know Gary Oak and Naruto would be in this show. :lol:


Lol! Yeah he has that dumb metal headband thing too.
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481869)
Posted by Optimizzy on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:26am CDT
gavinfuzzy wrote:Wat.

The combiners do not look like transformers... The aesthetics are kinda off... :/

So, no beast hunters for takara? Why are they releasing BH toys under go! then?

Unless... The BH characters are re-animated and are actually in this show. :shock:

As of now, the combiners don't look too great. :/



Ha, we said essentially the same thing at the same time. Compare these with the Unicron Trilogy designs. I didn't like some of them (guns for fingers and such) but they still looked more like transformers somehow. These just don't. I dunno
Re: Transformers Go! Anime - Update (1481870)
Posted by Mkall on April 25th, 2013 @ 9:31am CDT
I really don't know what to think of this at the moment. I suppose I'm just hoping that they make good Transformers figures out of this.

This is the first Japanese only anime since what, BWII? Of course maybe Hasbro will dub over it and air it on The Hub (dubbed on The Hub) and this'll be the next TF Series that has been teased.

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