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Transformers Toy Review Archive (older series, 1984 to date)

1985:
Tatakae! Chourobotto Seimitae: Tooransufoomaa
FIGHT! SUPER ROBOT LIFEFORM: TRANSFORMER

CYBERTRON | DESTRON | VERSUS SET

CYBERTRON

01
CONVOY
Includes:"Convoy" (Red and blue Freightliner COE Dual-Axle Tractor Cab > Robot)
Grey Trailer > Repair Bay
"Buggy" (Grey Mini Vehicle)
Convoy and Buggy known as "Optimus Prime" and "Roller" in the US
02 HOUND
(Green Army Mitsubishi J59 Jeep > Robot)
03 WHEELJACK
(White Lancia Stratos Turbo > Robot)
04 LAMBOR
(Red Lamborghini Countach LP500S > Robot)
Known as "Sideswipe" in the US
05 ALERT
(White Countach LP500S Fire Escort > Robot)
Similar mould as 04 "Lambor"
Known as "Red Alert" in the US
06 MEISTER
(White Porsche 935 Turbo > Robot)
Known as "Jazz" in the US
07 LIGIER (aka "Rije")
(Blue Ligier JS11 F-1 Racecar > Robot)
Known as "Mirage" in the US
08 STREAK
(Grey Datsun 280ZX > Robot)
Known as "Bluestreak" in the US
09 PROWL
(White and black Datsun 280ZX Police Car > Robot)
Similar mould as 08 "Streak"
10 INFERNO
(Red Mitsubishi Fuso Firetruck > Robot)

Minibot
Miniature vehicles with simple transformations

11 BUMBLE
(Yellow Volkswagen Beetle > Robot)
Known as "Bumblebee" in the US
12 CHARGER
(Red Pontiac Trans Am > Robot)
Known as "Windcharger" in the US
13 CLIFF
(Red Porsche 924 Turbo > Robot)
Known as "Cliffjumper" in the US
14 DRAG
(Orange and blue Semi Tractor Cab > Robot)
Known as "Huffer" in the US
15 GONG
(Green Land Rover Defender 4x4 > Robot)
Known as "Brawn" in the US

25 TRAILBREAKER
(Black Toyota Hilux 4x4 > Robot)

Dinobot
Metallic dinosaurs that transform into robots

26 GRIMLOCK
(Grey mechanical Tyrannosaur > Robot)
27 SLUDGE
(Grey mechanical Apatosaur > Robot)
28 SLAG
(Grey mechanical Triceratops > Robot)
29 SNARL
(Grey and red mechanical Stegosaur > Robot)
30 SWARP
(Grey and red mechanical Pterosaur > Robot)
Known as "Swoop" in the US

38 BROADCAST
(Red, grey and yellow Cassette Deck > Robot)
Known as "Blaster" in the US
39 PERCEPTOR
(Red and blue Microscope > Cannon > Robot)
44 TRACKS
(Blue, black and white Chevrolet Corvette Stingray > Winged Corvette > Robot)
45 SMOKESCREEN
(Red, blue and white Datsun 280ZX Stock Car > Robot)
Similar mould as 08 "Streak"
46 HOIST
(Green and yellow Toyota Hilux 4WD Tow-Truck > Robot)
Similar mould as 25 "Trailbreaker"
47 GRAPPLE
(Orange and black Mistubishi Fuso Hydraulic Crane > Robot)
Similar mould as 10 "Inferno"
- RATCHET
(White and red Toyota Van Ambulance > Robot and Battle Platform)
Mail-away exclusive

Omnibot
Reinforcements from Seibertron

- OVERDRIVE
(Red Ferrari BB > Winged Ferrari > Robot)
Mail-away exclusive
- DOWNSHIFT
(Grey Mazda Savannah RX-7 > Tank variant > Robot)
Mail-away exclusive
Known as "Camshaft" in the US
- CAMSHAFT
(White Toyota Celica XX > Hydrofoil variant > Robot)
Mail-away exclusive
Known as "Downshift" in the US

DESTRON

16 MEGATRON
(Grey Walther P-38 Pistol > Robot)
Sold with a sword not included in the US release, but without stock or silencer
17
SOUNDWAVE
Includes:"Soundwave" (Blue and silver Cassette Deck > Robot)
"Rumble" (Black and red Cassette > Robot)
Toy microphone and headphones

Cassetron
Audio cassettes that transform into robots or animals. Each Cassetron can be stored inside 17 "Soundwave"

18 FRENZY
(Blue Cassette > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Rumble" (from 17)
19 JAGUAR
(Black Cassette > Mechanical Jaguar)
Known as "Ravage" in the US
20 CONDOR
(Black and red Cassette > Mechanical Condor)
Known as "Laserbeak" in the US

21
REFLECTOR
Includes:Red Robot
Dark blue Robot
Blue and silver Robot
Three robots combine to form "Reflector" camera
Individual robots known as "Spectro", "Viewfinder" and "Spyglass" respectively in the US

Jetron
Destron warriors disguised as aircraft

22 STARSCREAM
(Silver, red and blue F-15 Eagle > Robot)
23 SKYWARP
(Black and purple F-15 Eagle > Robot)
Recoloured version of 22 "Starscream"
24 THUNDERCRACKER
(Blue and black F-15 Eagle > Robot)
Same mould as 22 "Starscream" and 23 "Skywarp"

Buildron
Construction vehicles that turn into robots, then merge to form a super robot

31 LONG HAUL
(Green Dump Truck > Robot > Devastar Waist)
Combines with Scrapper, Glen, Mixmaster, Scavenger and Bonecrusher to form "Devastar" robot
32 SCRAPPER
(Green Payloader > Robot > Devastar Leg)
Combines with Long Haul, Glen, Mixmaster, Scavenger and Bonecrusher to form "Devastar" robot
33 GLEN (aka "Crane")
(Green Hydraulic Crane > Robot > Devastar Shoulders)
Combines with Long Haul, Scrapper, Mixmaster, Scavenger and Bonecrusher to form "Devastar" robot
Known as "Hook" in the US
34 MIXMASTER
(Green and purple Cement Mixer > Robot > Devastar Leg)
Combines with Long Haul, Scrapper, Glen, Scavenger and Bonecrusher to form "Devastar" robot
35 SCAVENGER
(Green and purple Power Shovel > Robot > Devastar Arm)
Combines with Long Haul, Scrapper, Glen, Mixmaster and Bonecrusher to form "Devastar" robot
36 BONECRUSHER
(Green Bulldozer > Robot > Devastar Arm)
Combines with Long Haul, Scrapper, Glen, Mixmaster and Scavenger to form "Devastar" robot
37
DEVASTAR
Giftset of: 31 "Long Haul"
32 "Scrapper"
33 "Glen"
34 "Mixmaster"
35 "Scavenger"
36 "Bonecrusher"
Known as "Devastator" in the US

Insectron
Destron warriors disguised as mechanical insects

40 KICKBACK
(Black and purple mechanical Grasshopper > Robot)
41 BOMBSHELL
(Black and purple mechanical Weevil > Robot)
42 SHRAPNEL
(Black and purple mechanical Lamellicorn Beetle > Robot)

Triplechanger
Destron warriors with two vehicular modes

43 BLITZWING
(Tan and purple Mitsubishi Type 74 Main Battle Tank > MIG-25 Foxbat Jet > Robot)
48 ASTROTRAIN
(White and black D62 Steam Locomotive > Shuttle > Robot)
Later released in the black and purple colour scheme used in the US

49 LASERWAVE
(Purple and grey Cybertronian Gun > Robot)
Known as "Shockwave" in the US

VERSUS SET

VS-X
Giftset of:01 "Convoy"
16 "Megatron"
VS-Y
Giftset of:17 "Soundwave" (without Rumble)
18 "Frenzy"
26 "Grimlock"
Plus a storybook and audio cassette

 
 
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