History Anime / TransformersCybertron

3rd Sep '16 6:58:47 PM KOman
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%%* MightyGlacier: Primus and Metroplex are [[SubvertedTrope subversions]] of this. So is post-upgrade Starscream.

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%%* * MightyGlacier: Primus and Metroplex are [[SubvertedTrope subversions]] of this. So is post-upgrade Starscream.


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* SoLastSeason: The powered-up Starscream easily disassembles Optimus and Leobraker's Savage Claw Mode, only to be finally defeated by Optimus and Wing Saber's Sonic Wing Mode. Optimus would continue to link up with Wing Saber with the rest of the series, while Savage Claw Mode quickly fades out of use. Megatron creates Nemesis Breaker from [[EnemyWithout Leobraker's hidden envy of Wing Saber]].
29th Aug '16 5:19:25 PM chasemaddigan
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* Creator/ScottMcNeil: Snarl, Backstop, and the race announcer. He's no longer Jetfire, though, who has a completely new voice and accent (despite other changes made to present the series as in continuity with Armada and Energon - and there ''were'' some.)



* ShowAccuracyToyAccuracy: Unlike most Transformers shows this one's characters are very faithful to the toys... to an unnecessary degree. Because the 3D models were based directly on the toys, there's absurdities like screw holes or buttons for spring-loaded missile launchers visible on many of the robots.
16th Jul '16 9:17:52 PM BiffJr
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** That's just a common cheat in anime, to avoid a dub having to redo the lip sync.
3rd Jul '16 2:15:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: Vector Prime.
12th Jun '16 10:49:44 AM KOman
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** In the Japanese version, Starscream is renamed "Super Starscream" after absorbing Primus's spark.




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* YourSizeMayVary: Starscream's size after absorbing Primus's spark. At first, the average Transformer is about the size of his head. In later appearances, his size is a bit inconsistent, though he always remains at least twice as big as most other Transformers.
12th Jun '16 10:44:47 AM KOman
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* BadassGrandpa: Landmine. He's the one who taught Optimus how to fight, and can still kick serious Decepticon aft. Vector Prime, to a lesser extent. Also Backstop.

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* BadassGrandpa: Landmine. He's the one who taught Optimus how to fight, and can still kick serious Decepticon aft. Vector Prime, to a lesser extent. extent (he's far older, but not the best at fighting). Also Backstop.Backstop.
* BattleAura: Generally, Autobots have red auras while Decepticons have purple auras, corresponding to the color of their sigils. Starscream's becomes golden after absorbing Primus's spark.



* BladeBelowTheShoulder: Starscream's Cyber Key extends a pair of these, which when not in use are retracted into the wingpods on his arms.

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* BladeBelowTheShoulder: Starscream's Cyber Key extends a pair of these, which when not in use are retracted into the wingpods on his arms. The one in his left arm becomes a cannon after absorbing Primus's spark.
19th Apr '16 4:59:17 PM whateveryousay21
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** An interesting one that applies to the toys, but is not present in the anime itself- the packaging bio for Lugnutz makes him out to be a robotic counterpart of Hunter S. Thompson, which is further elaborated on in the online bio information. It states that he's disillusioned with the Decepticons and would rather be alone in the desert, contemplating existence and firing off large weaponry, while comparing him to Jack Kerouac. Indeed, even the toy itself contains a few nods(his head is wearing Thompson's usual hat and glasses, and once could take his motorcycle form as a nod to Thompson's time spent with the Hells Angels). The anime however avoided that, instead opting for more of a generic surfer personality.
29th Mar '16 8:44:29 AM Morgenthaler
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-->'''Coby:''' (in a later episode) [[HowStellaGotHerGrooveBack And that's how Optimus Prime got his groove back!]]

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-->'''Coby:''' (in a later episode) [[HowStellaGotHerGrooveBack [[Film/HowStellaGotHerGrooveBack And that's how Optimus Prime got his groove back!]]
15th Feb '16 9:25:10 AM Theharbo
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* TalkingIsAFreeAction: The English dub often has the character transforming talking about something as they go through a step by step sequence that takes about a minute at worst to complete. Gets particularly silly in the case of Metroplex, who transforms to save the comparatively small heroes from a falling object. Especially considering his transformation sequence is literally comparable to ''standing up''.
** TransformationIsAFreeAction is [[DefiedTrope defied]], though, as characters transform multiple times without stock footage, which takes a second at most. The talking seems to be more of an internal monologue used to fill the stock footage. The stock footage that's used like packing peanuts. Heck, sometimes the talking is used to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] the stock footage.
*** Prime even explains his plan while transforming once during the longest chunk of uninterrupted stock footage in the show. That's a minute's worth of talking during what is shown to take a few seconds at most.



* TransformationIsAFreeAction: The English dub often has the character transforming talking about something as they go through a step by step sequence that takes about a minute at worst to complete. Gets particularly silly in the case of Metroplex, who transforms to save the comparatively small heroes from a falling object. Especially considering his transformation sequence is literally comparable to ''standing up''.
** Not really TransformationIsAFreeAction, though. The talking seems to be more of an internal monologue used to fill the stock footage. The stock footage that's used like packing peanuts. Heck, sometimes the talking is used to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] the stock footage. And seen from the outside the transformations are instantaneous.
*** Prime does explain his plan while transforming once, though.
**** During the longest chunk of uninterrupted stock footage in the show.
25th Jan '16 10:37:41 AM Omegatron
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* FighterLaunchingSequence: One of the stock sequences. Quite drawn out.

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* FighterLaunchingSequence: One of the stock sequences. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no-BxyU7MWA Quite drawn out.]] They start lampshading it [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_5ee0jzO2Q pretty quickly]].
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