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Transformers: The Japanese Collection rolls out in January

By Patrick Luce Dec 10, 2011, 6:56 GMT

The wait is over for Transformers fans as Shout! Factory rolls out the Transformers: The Japanese Collection on January 2nd. The 13-DVD box set features the rare Japanese trilogy that followed the popular “Generation 1” animated series.

Available for the first time in North America, this 13-DVD box set is fully loaded with over 42 hours of entertainment, including all episodes that originally aired from the three Japanese series — Headmasters, Super-God Masterforce and Victory — each with their original Japanese audio tracks, English subtitles, and an art gallery.

Synopsis:
 
TRANSFORMERS: THE JAPANESE COLLECTION – Headmasters - Optimus Prime lives again, the energy of the Matrix has been released and peace reigns on Cybertron . . . but all that is about to change with the startling arrival of the newest breed of Transformers warriors.

TRANSFORMERS: THE JAPANESE COLLECTION – Super-God Masterforce - Following their victory over the DESTRONS (a/k/a DECEPTICONS) at the end of Headmasters, the CYBERTRONS (AUTOBOTS) depart Earth, leaving behind only a small group to protect the planet from any future menace. But when the powerful DESTRONS return to an unsuspecting planet, the CYBERTRONS must come out of hiding to defend their human friends once again — only this time they’ll be unable to do it on their own!

TRANSFORMERS: THE JAPANESE COLLECTION – Victory - Victory is the third and final installment of this Japanese trilogy— introduces four new factions to the TRANSFORMERS universe. Each group comes equipped with its own unique power and the ability to combine to form much larger, more powerful TRANSFORMERS, making each and every battle even more epic!

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