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Transformers Gangnam Style

Transformers News: Transformers Gangnam Style

Saturday, October 20th, 2012 12:47PM CDT

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Straight from the fun video file, we bring to you a video of PSY Gangnam Style featuring a lot of your favorite Generation 1 Robots in Disguise. This very well animated video was created by NGSMOOV. Who said Transformers can't be up with the times?

Credit(s): NGSMOOV, DaimChoc

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Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432429)
Posted by megatronus on October 20th, 2012 @ 1:04pm CDT
O
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:KREMZEEK:
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432432)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on October 20th, 2012 @ 1:07pm CDT
Itll never end will it
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432433)
Posted by Ultra Markus on October 20th, 2012 @ 1:12pm CDT
its very unbecoming of what transformers are.
and its retarded
despite that, the animation is cool
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432436)
Posted by frogbat on October 20th, 2012 @ 1:41pm CDT
Those are some great looking meshes

A mix of g1 cartoon and classics molds there....

Almost as funny as the Klingon one
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432442)
Posted by King Kuuga on October 20th, 2012 @ 2:30pm CDT
The animation on the horse-riding dance looks a little off. The emphasis is supposed to be on the stomping motion, but in the video it appears to accent the lifting motion a lot more. Might be a technical difference between giant robots and human skeletons. Still a great animation though, and I lost it when Omega Supreme and Devastator were dancing at the end.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432444)
Posted by TFfan92 on October 20th, 2012 @ 2:33pm CDT
OH MY INSIDES!!! :lol:
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432447)
Posted by LordBludgeon on October 20th, 2012 @ 2:39pm CDT
Ha, ha, ha, ha... Megatron and Shockwave in the elevator! LOVE IT!!! :lol:
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432480)
Posted by MightyGrimlock on October 20th, 2012 @ 4:04pm CDT
First Thought: Please, please, please take this down before Michael Bay sees it.
Second Thought: Well, its probably better than ROTF

Seriously funny tho :lol:
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432498)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on October 20th, 2012 @ 5:27pm CDT
Is the joke within the joke that in Korea, "Gundam" has come to mean ANY large robot, be they mecha or sentient, due to bizarre international copyright issues allowing the term to be slapped on random knock-off toys indiscriminately?

So if like me, you just can't hear "Gangnam" as anything but "Gundam", no matter how hard you try, just keep telling yourself what Gundam means in Korean, and it's actually funny again instead of jarringly inappropriate!
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432512)
Posted by TFIta369 on October 20th, 2012 @ 6:07pm CDT
This just made my day.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432517)
Posted by Blurrz on October 20th, 2012 @ 6:31pm CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:Is the joke within the joke that in Korea, "Gundam" has come to mean ANY large robot, be they mecha or sentient, due to bizarre international copyright issues allowing the term to be slapped on random knock-off toys indiscriminately?

So if like me, you just can't hear "Gangnam" as anything but "Gundam", no matter how hard you try, just keep telling yourself what Gundam means in Korean, and it's actually funny again instead of jarringly inappropriate!


Gangnam is an upper class neighbourhood in Seoul. This has nothing to do with Gundam.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432518)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on October 20th, 2012 @ 6:50pm CDT
And I thought the dancing on the planet of junk was bad.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432528)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on October 20th, 2012 @ 7:13pm CDT
Blurrz wrote:
Bumblevivisector wrote:Is the joke within the joke that in Korea, "Gundam" has come to mean ANY large robot, be they mecha or sentient, due to bizarre international copyright issues allowing the term to be slapped on random knock-off toys indiscriminately?

So if like me, you just can't hear "Gangnam" as anything but "Gundam", no matter how hard you try, just keep telling yourself what Gundam means in Korean, and it's actually funny again instead of jarringly inappropriate!


Gangnam is an upper class neighbourhood in Seoul. This has nothing to do with Gundam.

Uh, yes, I know the song doesn't, but it still sounds like a "d" every time unless I REALLY try to hear "gn", and I'm far from the only one who hears it. I was speculating about the interpretation of whoever did this video. A good parody should have multiple, subtle layers, open to interpretation, and I like this one enough to hope it's no exception.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432555)
Posted by Burn on October 20th, 2012 @ 9:10pm CDT
Could be worse, you could be hearing "Gungan" and picturing Jar Jar.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432562)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on October 20th, 2012 @ 9:58pm CDT
oh god make it stop! its not funny anymore.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432568)
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on October 20th, 2012 @ 10:44pm CDT
Damn, I just spit coffee all over my monitor... :P

Magatron and Shockwave in that elevator was just hilarious!
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432572)
Posted by MasterSoundBlaster on October 20th, 2012 @ 11:01pm CDT
Okay this made my day.

I'm surprised Soundwave didn't make it into the vid. Even Powerglide got some screen time!
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432598)
Posted by Samsonator on October 21st, 2012 @ 5:08am CDT
Brilliant... Absolutely brilliant.
I'm not ashamed to say I've been enjoying Gangnam Style and the various versions people out there have done. (FAROFF's "Gangnam Busters" Gangnam Style/Ghostbusters mashup on youtube being of particular note, as well as Klingon Style, Gandalf Style, Deadpool vs Gangnam Style, and several Minecraft videos to name some other entertaining ones)
This video, taking something I've been enjoying, and mixing it up with something very near and dear to me since childhood, just makes my day.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432607)
Posted by Windsweeper on October 21st, 2012 @ 6:02am CDT
I love most of Dr. Smoov's stuff but I wish he'd give us a proper TF episode. This seems a waste of a great talent. Plus it's a slaggin' awful song!
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432625)
Posted by padfoo on October 21st, 2012 @ 8:56am CDT
That was amazing! :D I love to see transformers doing crazing stuff like this.......Win!!!
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432631)
Posted by Trikeboy on October 21st, 2012 @ 9:52am CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:Is the joke within the joke that in Korea, "Gundam" has come to mean ANY large robot, be they mecha or sentient, due to bizarre international copyright issues allowing the term to be slapped on random knock-off toys indiscriminately?

So if like me, you just can't hear "Gangnam" as anything but "Gundam", no matter how hard you try, just keep telling yourself what Gundam means in Korean, and it's actually funny again instead of jarringly inappropriate!


What are you talking about? I live in Seoul, not in Gangnam, that is too expensive, and I don't see what you are talking about. Gundam is a seperate entity from all other robots in Korea, both legitimate and knock off. Bandai has a strong foot hold in Korea and I frequent the Bandai stores regularly. There are Gundam stores (Gundam Base) here that sell nothing but Gundam products. Yes, there are some Gundam knock offs but they are the only ones that get called Gundam.

It is true that there are many knock off products in Korea, I have bought quite a few myself in the Dongdaemun area but they are not labeled or considered Gundam. The Transformers related knock offs are all aimed at Transfomers fans, which is weird because Transformers aren't big business here. They also have their own series based on Hyundai cars, transforming trains but they are aimed at the younger child. Those products, the ones from Korea don't normally get knocked off. Most of the ones you find here are actually from China.

That said, I was able to buy TFP Takara Breakdown, Vehicon and the clear FE Optimus Prime in Dongdaemun. there is also a store there that has official products on severe discount still in package. I paid less than $10 for a lot of Galaxy Force toys and even got Beast Wars Big Convoy for less than $10. Armada Megatron set me back $6. These were all brand new in box.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432710)
Posted by XDMan on October 21st, 2012 @ 3:16pm CDT
I don't like it...I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's even better than the G1 Prime in Cartoon Network CM for the Netherlands, used to promote the Galaxy Force cartoon there (now CN is INFERIOR, like Nick).
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432757)
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on October 21st, 2012 @ 7:53pm CDT
That was beyond awesome. 8) :lol:
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1432786)
Posted by BeastProwl on October 21st, 2012 @ 11:18pm CDT
'not available on mobile' 'frowney face.'
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1433192)
Posted by DevastaTTor on October 23rd, 2012 @ 8:01pm CDT
Great video! I'll have to look for people dancing around like this when I'm in Seoul next week. I'm supposedly staying in the heart of the Gangnam area.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1433214)
Posted by Trikeboy on October 23rd, 2012 @ 9:12pm CDT
DevastaTTor wrote:Great video! I'll have to look for people dancing around like this when I'm in Seoul next week. I'm supposedly staying in the heart of the Gangnam area.


Don't get your hopes up, only the little kids like to dance to it in public over here.
Re: Transformers Gangnam Style (1859772)
Posted by TMK on February 15th, 2017 @ 2:05pm CST
Hi i am visiting korea in coming march. ANyone kind enough to tell me where to purchase beast war in seoul?

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