Takara Tomy's TFYuki has updated his twitter account with more details on the Transformers GO! DVD series that just revealed. According to the post, this series is going to be offered as an exclusive series that will be distributed by TV-kun and TV Magazine. He has also revealed the name the names of the two combiners to be Samurai team gattai robo - Gokenzan (Autobots) and Ninja team gattai robo - Gogekisou (Decepticons).
Rescue Bots are been given the task of going undercover to protect the good people of Griffin Rock, and learn the values of teamwork and the power of friendship by partnering up with the town's first family of emergency responders: Fire Chief Charlie Burns, daring helicopter pilot Dani, hot-shot firefighter Kade, brainy engineer Graham and the heart of the team, Cody! On June 11, 2013, learn what it really takes to be a hero with the release of TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ENERGIZE on DVD from Shout! Factory Kids and Hasbro Studios. Featuring five exciting, hilarious and fun-filled episodes, this DVD is priced to own with a suggested retail price of $14.93.
Just in are a many new images via TFG2 of the Transformers Beast Wars Neo DVD-BOX Ultra Life Form DVD that was released September 26, 2012. The Beast Wars Neo show brought us Big Convoy and a slew of new Beast characters. Takara Tomy is bringing it all back with a new DVD re-release of the series that is now out in Japan for a retail price of 23,940 JPY / $307 USD. See the DVD details, images and more now.
For many of us, the Beast Wars came and went in three seasons of CGI goodness produced but the folks at Mainframe. Over in Japan, the Beast Wars took a different direction moving into a whole different timeline with new characters and line-drawn animation instead of CGI. The Beast Wars Neo and the subsequent II were the shows that gave us Big Convoy and a slew of new characters. Takara Tomy is bringing it all back with a new DVD re-release of the series that is now out in Japan for a retail price of 23,940 JPY / $307 USD. See the DVD details, images and more now.
Shout! Factory makes its foray at New York Comic Con 2012 with a stellar lineup, featuring a showcase of highly anticipated home entertainment products, exclusives, special signing, collectible giveaways and interactive fan activities at Shout! Factory booth (# 843) throughout the entire convention at the Javitz Center. Fan favorite icons Joel Hodgson (MST3K and Cinematic Titanic), Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000 will celebrate the excitement of this incredible pop culture gathering with Shout!
In anticipation of the October 2nd DVD release of TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ROLL TO THE RESCUE, we have Activity Sheets and Character Profiles to share with our readers! Emphasizing the importance of teamwork and heroism, this hit show brings action, adventure, heart and humor, and follows a group of AUTOBOTS assigned by OPTIMUS PRIME to serve and protect mankind. On October 2, 2012, kids and families will be entertained by the adventures of the Rescue Bots.
Amazon Japan have posted two new product order pages that announced the release of the Transformers Prime Volume 8 and 9 DVD releases that will be available for an MSRP of 5,040 JY (Amazon 3730 JPY,) / $65 USD per volume. Look for the DVDs to be in stores on November 30, 2012.
With UNICRON defeated by OPTIMUS PRIME, what was thought to be the end of AUTOBOTS darkest hour is actually proving to be just the beginning. The dynamic second season of Hasbro Studios acclaimed animated hit series TRANSFORMERS PRIME digs deeper into TRANSFORMERS mythology as both the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS uncover clues relating to secret artifacts of Iacon, CYBERTRONs capital city. Their discoveries could not only change the balance of power in the war, but also potentially revive their dead home planet.
A new listing has popped up on Amazon
informing us that Shout! Factory will be following up their season 1 DVD with a season 2 DVD release of the Transformers Prime cartoon. The release will be released on November 6th with a possible Bluray version coming, but is not indicated in the Amazon listing. Check out the product details after the jump for more information.
HMV have posted a pre-order page confirming that Universal will be releasing the Transformers Prime cartoon series on DVD in the United Kingdom. They are reporting the first volume will be titled "Darkness Rising" and is scheduled to be released on October 22, 2012. The DVD will be available for pre-order from online retailers
for about 8.00 GBP / $12.55 USD.Read more details on the Transformers Prime "Darkness Rising" DVD UK release after the jump.
From the creators of TRANSFORMERS PRIME comes an all-new animated series TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS, created specifically for the younger generation of TRANSFORMERS fans by Hasbro Studios. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork and heroism, this hit show brings action, adventure, heart and humor, and follows a group of AUTOBOTS assigned by OPTIMUS PRIME to serve and protect mankind. On October 2, 2012 kids and families will be entertained by the adventures of the Rescue Bots. Read the full release after the jump.
Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have jointly announced at San Diego Comic Con 2012 that the former company has nabbed the rights to bring Transformers Rescue Bots to DVD in the U.S. and Canada. There is not a release date for the DVD yet. "We are incredibly excited and look forward to presenting these highly entertaining series on family home entertainment shelves," Shout Factory said in the press release. Read the full announcement in the full article.
Shout! Factory makes its mark at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 with a dynamic line-up, featuring an exclusive panel event, a showcase of upcoming home entertainment juggernauts, Comic-Con exclusive items, daily prize sweepstakes, collectible giveaways, surprise star appearances, and interactive fan activities at the Shout! Factory booth (#3849 on the main convention floor). Read the full press release after the jump.
Shout! Factory will release Transformers Victory, the final Japanese Generation 1 Transformers series onto DVD on August 28, 2012, reports TV Shows On DVD. This set consists of four DVDs with an MSRP of $29.93. The set is currently available for pre-order at Amazon for $20.95
. In other Japanese Collection-related news, Super-God Masterforce is now in-stock and available for purchase
at Amazon as well for $19.99. This series was first released in the Japanese Collection, which collected Headmasters, Super-God Masterforce, and Victory all into one set.
Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will debut Transformers Prime - "One Shall Stand" DVD, featuring the compelling story behind the most iconic Autobot ever, Optimus Prime, and an epic tale of deception, sacrifice, loyalty and triumph. Produced by Hasbro Studios, "One Shall Stand" highlights the story that spanned the first two seasons of the acclaimed CGI animated series Transformers Prime , which currently airs on The Hub television network in the U.S and Teletoons in Canada.
It was only a matter of time before the retro train made its way back to the Japanese Beast Wars cartoons. With their different series' that forked off into Beast Wars II and followed by Neo. Fans in Japan will be able to get these episodesof Beast Wars Neo as a DVD release. AnicomiMax of Japan will be distributing the series as a DVD boxed set to be released on September 26, 2012 in Japan only. Check out the machine translated report after the jump for more details on this release.
Shout! Factory will be offering a new release of a Transformers Prime DVD that will be titled 'One Shall Stand.' The reveal comes from a listing on Amazon.com that lists the product for a July 31st 2012 release date. There are no details on the contents, but it is most likely the DVD title suggests the material will cover the Transformers Prime Debut that was shown as a three part mini-movie under the same title. Check out the cover after the jump to share your comments.
Shout! Factory has confirmed that they will be replacing two discs from the Transformers Japanese Collection that have incorrect subtitles, which we have heard about from multiple people who have purchased this set. "We are moving quickly to fix [the subtitle] errors and manufacture two replacement discs for your set and will ship them to you in about two weeks," the company wrote in an email sent to customers. If you purchased the set from the Shout! store, replacement discs will automatically be shipped to your previously-identified shipping address.