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Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers

Alternative Titles

English: Transformers: Generation 1
Synonyms: Transformers G1
Japanese: 戦え!超ロボット生命体トランスフォーマー


Type: TV
Episodes: 98
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 1985 to Jun 26, 1987
Premiered: Summer 1985
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Hasbro, AKOM
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.591 (scored by 3,738 users)
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Ranked: #14222
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Popularity: #4658
Members: 6,967
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Fleeing from the war that has raged on the planet Cybertron for millions of years, the heroic Autobots led by Optimus Prime encounter a surprise attack by the evil Decepticons led by Megatron. The ensuing melee aboard the Autobot ship ends when the ship crashes on a volcano. Four million years later, an earthquake reactivates the ship's computer and resurrects both the Autobots and Decepticons, resuming the great war of the Transformers.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Chung, Peter
Shimonari, Satoko
Theme Song Performance
Kawamori, Shoji
Mechanical Design
Oobari, Masami
Key Animation, Animation Director

Edit Opening Theme

#1: "TRANSFORMER (TRANSFORMER 〜トランスフォーマー〜)" by Satoko Shimonari (Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers)
#2: "TRANSFORMER 2010 (トランスフォーマー2010 〜TRANSFORMER 2010〜)" by Shou Hirose (Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers 2010)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Peace Again" by Satoko Shimonari (Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers)
#2: "WHAT'S YOU" (ホワッツ・ユー) by Shou Hirose (Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers 2010)

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Oct 30, 2007
Huntsman (All reviews)
One of the first cartoons I started watching as a kid.

Now this is a review only for the Transformers that aired in the mid 80s, and not for the terrible shows that are on now. Transformers was one of the first cartoons I started watching as a kid along with GI-JOE, Robotech, and Voltron. It had everything, great action, good story lines, the characters were great even though there were talking machines. The show did get old near the end of it's run in 87, but was still a good show. Also the movie was amazing, with Weird AL doing a song in the movie. read more
Feb 5, 2019
Astrotanker (All reviews)
not gonna lie ive watched this show twice as a kid
the movie ive watched over 10 times and im still amazed at how good this mess of a show is
admittedly its abit messy with its infamous animation errors but for transformer fans and those who want to get into the franchise this show is a must there are some great episodes that go into the lore of cybertronians and the war
but there are also stupid episodes like B.O.T which i believe is in season 3
and the episode where seaspray finds a mermaid chick and then he turns into a merman with his robot feet read more
Jun 10, 2010
SparrowSabre7 (All reviews)
Being a child of the 90's I grew up with "Beast Wars" not the G1 "Transformers" and thus I don't feel the same sense of nostalgia most do for this show.

Viewing it from this perspective, it's clear to see that a lot of fans have severely rose-tinted visions of the show.

It is by no means a bad show, so long as you accept it as a Saturday Morning Cartoon and nothing more. All the pathos and universe which was built around the cartoon added a great deal more meaning and depth to the world of the Transformers, but this cartoon has none of that.

It has read more


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