Transformers Animated DVD to feature Commentary and Shorts

Transformers Animated DVD to feature Commentary and Shorts

Thursday, December 18th, 2008 11:10am CST

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Animation site Toon Zone has posted on their site the complete press release for the Transformers: Animated Season 2 DVD box, to be released on January 6th 2009. The box with feature two discs with all 13 episodes, including audio commentary, three animated shorts and a photo gallery.

The following has been taken directly from the Toon Zone article.


All 13 Super-Charged Adventure Episodes Available to Own on January 6
With Bonus Audio Commentary and Three New Animated Shorts

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – (December 11, 2008) More action, more villains and more excitement are found in the adventures of Optimus Prime and his heroic crew of AUTOBOTS when TRANSFORMERS Animated Season 2 comes to DVD on January 6, 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Including all 13 episodes of the top rated action-adventure series, developed jointly by Cartoon Network and Hasbro, Inc., TRANSFORMERS Animated Season 2 is jam-packed with high-energy heroics, out-of-this world action and fan-favorite characters, making it an unbeatable addition to any DVD collection.

More popular than ever, the AUTOBOTS of TRANSFORMERS Animated tackle another sensational season of action filled adventures. The TRANSFORMERS Animated Season 2 on DVD includes commentary from the creators, bonus shorts and more. Available just in time for the premiere of Season 3, the double-disc set is priced at just $26.99 U.S./$29.99 Canada.

In the show’s second season, the AUTOBOTS continue their battle with MEGATRON’S DECEPTICONS for control of planet Earth. Detroit is in shambles after the AUTOBOTS lost the ALLSPARK and the Key, and so is the AUTOBOTS’ reputation. Meanwhile the AUTOBOTS Elite Guard arrives to take possession of the ALLSPARK, only to find that it has been blown to pieces. As the quest for the ALLSPARK begins, earth-bound villains and evil DECEPTICONS launch an all out attack for world domination, and the AUTOTBOTS struggle to live up to their oath to protect Earth and their home planet CYBERTRON.

TRANSFORMERS Animated Season 2 is presented in full-screen format with Dolby Digital English or Spanish Stereo. The two-disc DVD set also includes audio commentary from the show’s director, designers and writer, three animated shorts and a special Transformers Animated photo gallery.

About Paramount Home Entertainment

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS, PBS and Hasbro and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) is a worldwide leader in children’s and family leisure time products and services with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brand names as TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, TIGER, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at . (C) 2008 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Street date: January 6, 2009
Pricing: $26.99 U.S./$29.99 Canada
Runtime: 297 minutes
U.S. Rating: NR
Canadian Rating: G


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Re: Transformers Animated DVD to feature Commentary and Shorts (852360)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 18th, 2008 @ 11:27am CST
Well that sure is a better improvement over the first set. It barely had squat with its special features.
Re: Transformers Animated DVD to feature Commentary and Shorts (852410)
Posted by bluecatcinema on December 18th, 2008 @ 1:40pm CST
"Available just in time for the premiere of Season 3", hmmm?
Re: Transformers Animated DVD to feature Commentary and Shorts (852480)
Posted by YRQRM0 on December 18th, 2008 @ 4:08pm CST
So I geuss season 3 premieres jan 6 then, or around then?

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