The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary

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Monday, April 20th, 2009 8:21AM CDT

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Here's a new press release from Hasbro about the upcoming G1 1st season on DVD ...

THE TRANSFORMERS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON
25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
RELIVE THE ACTION ON DVD JUNE 16 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

PRODUCTION NOW UNDERWAY FOR
THE TRANSFORMERS: 25TH ANNIVERSARY “MATRIX OF LEADERSHIP” EDITION COLLECTOR’S SET

OPTIMUS PRIME. MEGATRON. BUMBLEBEE. STARSCREAM. For 25 years an epic battle has raged between the heroic AUTOBOTS and the villainous DECEPTICONS. The ROBOTS IN DISGUISE have captivated children and adults alike, launching countless collectible toys, comic books, animated series and feature films beloved by legions of fans.

Now you can return to where the phenomenon began when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc., unleashes the original animated TV series that started it all with THE TRANSFORMERS: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary Edition DVD box set on June 16th. A must-have for kids and kids-at-heart, the set features all season one episodes in the order they were intended, remastered audio, a collectible AUTOBOTS magnet and special bonus content. THE TRANSFORMERS: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary Edition DVD box set is priced at $ 29.99 SRP.

And for those who really can’t get enough of TRANSFORMERS, Shout! Factory, along with Hasbro, is developing THE TRANSFORMERS: 25th Anniversary “Matrix of Leadership” Edition Collector’s Set. Brimming with over 38 hours of content, including the entire original animated “G1” series, a bounty of stellar extras and special collectible book, this 16-DVD box set is another fan must-have. THE TRANSFORMERS: 25th Anniversary “Matrix of Leadership” Edition Collector’s Set is expected to be available in mid July.


THE TRANSFORMERS: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary Edition
Synopsis
Four million years after crash-landing on an unfamiliar planet, sentient robots with the ability to disguise themselves as common vehicles awaken on present-day Earth. Engaged in a crucial race to find a new energy source for their home planet of Cybertron, Optimus Prime and the heroic Autobots must defend the innocent people of Earth against their archnemeses, Megatron and the power-hungry Decepticons.

Bonus Features Include:
• Restored To The Original Broadcast Versions With A New Stereo Soundtrack Created From The Original Audio
• Triple Changer: From Toy To Comic To Screen – The Origins Of The Transformers
• A Printable Script
• Rare PSA

Technical Information
Street Date: June 16, 2009
Packaging: The 3 DVDs are collected in thin packs with a deluxe foil board sleeve with embossed accents
Rating: Not Rated
Suggested Retail Price: $29.99
DVD Selection Number:
Running Time: approx. 360 min.
Discs: 3
Aspect Ratio: 4:30
Technical Info: English, Stereo.
Credit(s): Hasbro
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Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912601)
Posted by Technically weird on April 20th, 2009 @ 9:43am CDT
Isn't that only like 3 episodes?
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912611)
Posted by Seibertron on April 20th, 2009 @ 10:00am CDT
Technically weird wrote:Isn't that only like 3 episodes?


The first season is 16 episodes long, which includes the 3 part pilot. Have you seen G1 yet?
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912618)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on April 20th, 2009 @ 10:09am CDT
Seibertron wrote:And for those who really can’t get enough of TRANSFORMERS, Shout! Factory, along with Hasbro, is developing THE TRANSFORMERS: 25th Anniversary “Matrix of Leadership” Edition Collector’s Set. Brimming with over 38 hours of content, including the entire original animated “G1” series, a bounty of stellar extras and special collectible book, this 16-DVD box set is another fan must-have. THE TRANSFORMERS: 25th Anniversary “Matrix of Leadership” Edition Collector’s Set is expected to be available in mid July.


I assume that's meant to reflect the fact that it'll be available at SDCC, because otherwise it won't be available there first, as stated here.
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912640)
Posted by omega666 on April 20th, 2009 @ 11:22am CDT
I'm going to wait and get the complete series but how will they release season 2? Will they split it like the Rhino release?
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912663)
Posted by Marcdachamp on April 20th, 2009 @ 12:16pm CDT
$30? Not bad. :-?
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (912688)
Posted by TylerDante69 on April 20th, 2009 @ 1:06pm CDT
Skipping this one.

I already have the Rhino G1.
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (930259)
Posted by sparrow on June 1st, 2009 @ 4:52pm CDT
yo does anyone know if you can get the Transformers 25th Anniversary "Matrix Of Leadership" Edition set from anywhere other web site then shout factory as there refusing to deliver to the uk
Re: The Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary (967590)
Posted by Ratbat on August 4th, 2009 @ 4:08am CDT
Just a few days ago, I ordered my copy of Transformers: The Complete First Season 25th Anniversary DVD via Walmart.com.

    [size=150]1. More Than Meets The Eye, part 1
    2. More Than Meets The Eye, part 2
    3. More than Meets The Eye, part 3
    4. Transport to Oblivion
    5. Roll For It
    6. Divide and Conquer
    7. S.O.S. Dinobots
    8. The Ultimate Doom, part 1
    9. The Ultimate Doom, part 2
    10. The Ultimate Doom, part 3
    11. War of the Dinobots
    12. Countdown to Extinction
    13. Fire In the Sky
    14. Heavy Metal War
    15. Fire on the Mountain
    16. A Plague of Insecticons
    [/size][/list:u]

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