Transformers robots are certainly well associated with cartoons. These are unusual machines that can change very quickly into a completely different robot. In this section you will find almost all the most popular machines from this series. On the right side in the sidebar there are other paintings related to a similar theme.
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- Beginning: The Transformers toy line was created by Hasbro, an American toy and game company, and Takara Tomy, a Japanese toy and game company. The first Transformers toys appeared on the market in 1984.
- Toys: Transformers toys are known for their ability to change, "transform," from vehicles (such as cars, planes, tanks) into robots and vice versa.
- Fractions: In the Transformers world, there are two main factions of robots: Autobots and Decepticons. The Autobots are the "good" robots who fight to protect Earth and other planets from the Decepticons, the "evil" robots who want domination of the universe.
- Movies and Series: The original Transformers animated series first aired between 1984 and 1987, and since then there have been a variety of Transformers-related series and movies, including a popular live-action film series directed by Michael Bay.
- Comics: Transformers comics have been published by various publishers over the years, including Marvel Comics, IDW Publishing and Dreamwave Productions.
- Games: There are many video games based on Transformers, both for consoles and computers.
- Merchandising: In addition to toys, movies, TV series and comics, there are also many other Transformers-related products, such as clothing, accessories, school supplies and more.
- Original Characters: The first characters in the Transformers universe were Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, and Megatron, leader of the Decepticons. Since then, many other characters have appeared, and some of them have become as popular as the original characters.
- Technology: In the Transformers universe, robots are advanced machines capable of thinking and feeling. They are powered by a "spark," which is the source of life for every Transformers.
- Cosmos: The world of Transformers encompasses many different planets, including Cybertron, home of the Transformers robots.
- Renaming: Many Transformers characters have had different names in different countries. For example, in Japan, Optimus Prime is known as "Convoy."
- Original Concept: The original Transformers concept came from two different toy lines in Japan: Diaclone and Microman. Hasbro combined these two toy lines and created Transformers.
- Voice of Optimus Prime: The voice of Optimus Prime in the original animated series and many later adaptations was provided by Peter Cullen. Cullen said he was inspired by the voice of his brother, who was a war veteran, to create a heroic and authoritative voice for Optimus Prime.
- Cameo in Films: In the live-action Transformers movies, many of the vehicles used as Autobots and Decepticons are actual car brands, such as Chevrolet, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
- Bumblebee: Bumblebee is one of the most popular characters in the Transformers universe. He was originally a small, yellow Volkswagen Beetle, but in the live-action films he was depicted as a Chevrolet Camaro.
- Unicron: Unicron, who first appeared in the 1986 film "The Transformers: The Movie," is one of the biggest and most powerful characters in the Transformers universe. He is a planet-eater, which means he can consume entire planets.
- Kre-o: Hasbro has introduced the Kre-o Transformers toy line, which is similar to LEGO, but with dedicated sets for Transformers.
- Transformers: Combiners: Some Transformers characters can combine to create an even larger robot. For example, five different Decepticons robots can combine to create one giant robot called Devastator.
- Beast Wars: "Beast Wars" is a spin-off of Transformers, in which characters transform into animals instead of vehicles. It is an equally popular series that has gained its own group of fans.
- Delayed Success: Although Transformers are now a global phenomenon, the toys did not sell well when they were first introduced. It was only after the introduction of the animated series in 1984 that interest in Transformers grew, leading to the success of the toy line.