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This is the character page for Transformers Cybertron. Please note all characters from Transformers Armada and Transformers Energon are being kept on their own pages.

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Vector Prime

Voiced by: Show Hayami (JP), Richard Newman (EN)


Voiced by: Hisao Egawa (JP), Paul Dobson (EN)


Voiced by: Tarusuke Shingaki (JP), Richard Cox (EN)

  • Came Back Strong: After a run-in with Megatron that resulted in him, Hotshot, and Red Alert being nearly torn apart by the former's new Cyber Key-based machine gun, he gets an upgrade that greatly increases his strength and firepower.
  • Dub Name Change: In Galaxy Force, his original name was Backpack, while his "Cybertron Defense" form was named Backgild.
  • Plucky Comic Relief
  • Southern-Fried Private: Much like the Decepticon Thundercracker.
  • Took a Level in Badass: After his "Cybertron Defence" upgrade.
  • Tank Goodness: Both his original and "Cybertron Defense" forms use a tank as an alt-mode.


Voiced by: Jin Domon (JP), Lisa Ann Beley (EN)

  • Action Girl
  • Cute Bruiser
  • Cool Big Sis: In the dub, she eventually becomes this to Lori.
  • Cool Car: Her alt mode is a futuristic sports car.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In her early appearances at least. She loses her jerk streak once Hotshot beats her in the final race for the Planet Cup and joins the Autobots full-time afterwards.
  • She's a Man in Japan: In the Japanese version of the show, Galaxy Force, she was the male leader of the Speed Planet transformers named Nitro Convoy. This was changed for the English dub, however, to add a stronger female presence to the main cast.
  • Super Speed: As the leader of the Speed Planet's transformers, she is considered to be the fastest racer on the planet. At least, she is considered this until Hotshot comes along and beats her in the competition for the Planet Cup.


Voiced by: Kenichi Mochizuki (JP), Michael Dobson (EN)


Voiced by: Nanae Kato (JP), Brian Dobson (EN)


Voiced by: Yuto Kazama (JP), Scott McNeil (EN)


Voiced by: Masahiko Tanaka (JP), Scott McNeil (EN)


Voiced by: Norio Wakamoto (JP), Trevor Devall (EN)

  • Animal Motifs: The the three headed dragon variety.
  • Big Ego, Hidden Depths
  • Breath Weapon: The two dragon heads deployed by his Cyber Key breathe fire.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: He starts as an ally of the Decepticons, then sides with the Autobots after being defeated by Savage Claw Mode Optimus. Then he becomes a full-fledged Decepticon to aid Megatron after Starscream turns against him. He finally settles with the Autobots on Gigantion when Snarl and Leobraker make him question his motives.


Voiced by: Hiroaki Hirata (JP), Alvin Sanders (EN)

  • Demoted to Extra: How long did it take for him to stop doing anything? Four episodes?
  • Guile Hero
  • Protector: While not as proactive as Crosswise, he's always tried to look out for us little guys.


Voiced by: Kenichi Mochizuki (JP), Michael Donovan (EN)


Voiced by: Masafumi Kimura (JP), Ron Halder (EN)

  • An Axe to Grind: Wields an axe that is about same size he is; said axe forms the excavation equipment of his vehicle mode.
  • Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Before the Autobots arrival Metroplex was only ever interested in building things. After the Decepticons start making a mess, he takes action.
  • The Big Guy: Towers over even the other inhabitants of Planet Gigantion.
  • Brave Scot: Speaks in this accent.
  • Dub Name Change: In the Japanese Galaxy Force, his name was Megalo Convoy. For the dub, his name was changed to Metroplex, referencing his previous incarnation as the massive city-sized Transformer in Generation 1.
  • Humongous Mecha: His battle mode is incredibly massive, towering over most of the non-planet-sized transformers in the series.
  • I Call It "Vera": His axe is named "SparkDrinker".
  • The Worf Effect: The most egregious example among the Transformer characters, in BOTH the giving and receiving end of this trope. His debut appearance had him singlehandedly fend off Scourge and the other Decepticons, easily defeat Megatron Dark Claw Mode, destroyed Megatron's Nemesis Breaker upgrade, and left Megatron badly injured. In the NEXT episode, Megatron upgraded into Galvatron and defeated Metroplex almost instantly.


Voiced by: Kenichi Mochizuki (JP), Michael Daingerfield (EN)




Voiced by: Kazunari Tanaka (JP), Mark Oliver (EN)


Voiced by: Hiroaki Hirata (JP), Louis Chirillo (EN), Samuel Vincent (EN, "Showdown")


Voiced by: Toshihiko Nakajima (JP), Mark Acheson (EN)

  • Beware the Silly Ones
  • Butt-Monkey: Quoth Crumplezone:
    "When he [Optimus] sees our real strength and feels our vengeance, he'll regret beating us over and over and over and..."
  • The Brute
  • Mid-Season Upgrade: After suffering massive damage. The shade of Megatron appears and saves the dying bot's life. Megatron also reformats the guy, giving him a newer, darker look as well as an upgrade in firepower. Although it doesn't really save him from his role as a Butt-Monkey...
  • Plucky Comic Relief
  • Took a Level in Badass: Subverted. Despite his mid-season upgrade and a couple of good shots that could be considered Hope Spots, he goes back to being a Butt-Monkey for the rest of the series.


Voiced by: Natsuko Kuwatani (JP), Maryke Hendrikse (EN)

  • Jerkass: Towards Lori when they meet in Ambush. Not that she's much more pleasant to anyone else.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Parodied Trope through the combination of the above two.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Played straight in both the Japanese and English dubs, as she's the only female Decepticon character to appear. The Japanese dub, however, takes this further by having her as the only major female character, since Override was the male Nitro Convoy in that version of the show.


Coby Hansen

Voiced by: Yukiko Tamaki (JP), Samuel Vincent (EN)

  • Big Brother Instinct: Towards Bud.
  • Last Minute Hookup: He's become Lori's boyfriend by the last episode and proposes to her in the epilogue, with the last photograph shown being of their wedding.
  • Playful Hacker: Once used this tech skills to trick Sideways into thinking he was speaking to Megatron via hologram.
    "Now hop on one foot and say, I'm a pretty lady!"
  • Took a Level in Badass: He repairs a Mook Decepticon and makes it into his own personal fighting robot, to help him fight alongside the Autobots. He makes good use of it.

Bud Hansen

Voiced by: Mayumi Kurokawa (JP), Ryan Hirakida (EN)

Lori Jiménez

Voiced by: Rika Morinaga (JP), Sarah Edmondson (EN)

Colonel Mike Franklin

Voiced by: Rintaro Nishi (JP), Michael Dobson (EN)

Dr. Lucy Suzuki

  • Hot Scientist
  • Last Minute Hookup: Right before the series ends, she manages to hook Mike after outing his feelings for her as well as the mutual affection she has for him, requesting a spring wedding. The two marry and have a baby girl in the epilogue.
  • Nerd Glasses
  • Secret Keeper: As of "Ice", she now knows of the Transformers' existence on earth and the kid's involvement with them.
  • Recurring Character

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Voiced by: Taketora (JP), Robert O. Smith (EN)

Sideways' new partner in crime, out to avenge their dead world.


Voiced by: Tessho Genda (JP), Michael Donovan (EN)

The God of Cybertronians.

  • Authority Equals Asskicking: As a god, you'd be worried if this trope wasn't in place.
  • Genius Loci: He isn't just dormant within Cybertron; he is Cybertron.
  • God Is Good: He's a benevolent force in the universe, for both humans and Cybertronians.
  • Handicapped Badass: Believe it or not, his full power is actually restricted for most of the series as part of his soul is essentially disconnected from his body.
  • Sci-Fi Writers Have No Sense of Scale: Mercifully, it's not as bad as with Unicron in Armada, as most combatants seeking to fight him have to size up a bit.
  • Worf Had the Flu: Galvatron stuns him at one point with a blast of dark energy, although to be fair Galvatron has a MacGuffin or four boosting his power to ridiculous levels, and Primus had used up much of his power trying to keep the black hole in check.


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