Coinciding with this, the season sees the return of multiple regulars from Prime in special guest appearances: , now partnered with a silent Mini-Con named , and , still accompanied by. They are sent back to Earth, where they ally with Soundwave and are tasked with capturing the Autobots. These smaller stories would often affect the main plot, causing Bee's Team to face additional obstacles in several episodes. This season was also very in that it featured several returning Decepticons from the first season, as well as new Mini-Con and Deployer characters, who had newly received toys. A Decepticon prison ship crashes on Earth and Optimus Prime summons Bumblebee to lead a ragtag team of Autobots - including a bad-boy rebel type, a by-the-book Elite Guard cadet, a loudmouth Dinobot and a hyperactive Mini-con. Most Decepticons featured, barring those who became part of Steeljaw's Pack, had little-to-nothing to do with eachother besides being Alchemor immates.
The two-part series finale features the Bee Team returning to Cybertron to fight Steeljaw's benefactors, the new corrupt , who are revealed to be a group of Decepticons disguised as Autobots, led by. Likewise, the end credits sequence and song are the same. While the continuity is maintained, the guest characters from Prime are not played by their previous voice actors in the dub and are instead substituted with sound-alikes. Bumblebee is alerted to the danger on Earth by a vision of a ghostly , who directs them to a nearby. Years after the , the Autobot prison ship crashes on near , sparking a mass jailbreak. This season also does a first and ties in with the series by featuring the Rescue Bot for a few episodes.
An additional threat arises as the train could potentially crash into Crown City Train Station. Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an animated television series that acts as the sequel to. Years after the Great War, people on Earth no longer remember the Transformer whiles Bumblebee becomes a street police officer and Optimus Prime is believed to be dead. Their mission: capture an all new batch of escaped Decepticon villains and save humankind. Early episodes rarely deviated from this pattern, but this theme was effectively toned down in later seasons when larger, overaching threats came into play.
Adventure was the first Transformers cartoon to be relegated directly to satellite since. Meanwhile, on a rebuilt , war veteran is now working as a street cop, mentoring Cadet. Since Adventure aired on a satellite network and not a broadcast network, it was not edited for time like previous Transformers cartoons. Kevin Manthei and Kevin Kiner are serving as series composers. Although he's not confident in his leadership abilities, Bumblebee nevertheless pledges to round up the inmates of the Alchemor.
One day, the vision of Optimus Prime suddenly appears and warns Bumblebee about the upcoming threats. The Autobots once again form Ultra Bee to take down the Council's , finally freeing Cybertron. The rebranding for this sequence of episodes to include the word Prime in the title was likely a measure to create stronger ties with the continuity of the previous series, Transformers: Prime, as the season 2 ½ episodes begin making more direct references to the events of the past series. True to form, Steeljaw plots to rise through the ranks of this new army and seize control of the group for himself. .
Their mission: capture an all new batch of escaped Decepticon villains and save humankind. Once again, handled the animation , with 2D animation duties handed off to and. The episodes were made available on website 1905. This six-episode run sees the return of , who seeks the mysterious Mini-Con , who have reluctantly partnered with a group of Decepticon searching Earth for abandoned Cybertronian relics. The third and final season was rebranded as Combiner Force, and ran for 26 episodes before concluding on November 11, 2017.
It premiered on , 2015. This also makes Adventure the first American Transformers cartoon to be released in Japan without the oversight of since. Tensions between Bumblebee and Optimus could put the mission, and the entire world, at risk. Now, the two Sideswipes must overcome their differences and learn to work together as the Bee Team pursues Stunticon. As is rather well-known, did not complete its run in Japan, ending at 52 episodes. Prime of Micron includes a newly cobbled together title sequence composed of clips from episodes , but maintains the same theme song as Adventure. Combiner Force episodes would often incorporate a B-plot involving one or more protagonists having to learn a lesson about teamwork, cooperation, or self-control, and the heavy-handedness of these moral lessons and the episodes sometimes drawing strange equivalencies between them and the villain of the week also didn't win Robots in Disguise many popularity points with the adult fandom.
Others feature coming to Earth due to connections to members of the Bee Team or other reasons, the one exception being who was left on Earth during the Great War. Now featuring more beast-hunting than! Some filler episodes feature Decepticons who managed to escape the Alchemor before it left Earth. Most episodes also featured recurring subplots and running-gags focusing on certain characters: Bumblebee's trouble coming up with a and trouble leading his team in general, Strongarm and Sideswipe's rivalry with each other, Grimlock's difficulty finding an appropriate Earth disguise because being a giant metal dinosaur would attract a lot of attention and Fixit's glitching problem. There has been no obvious consensus; Amazon. While an effort was made to emulate the dubbing style of Iwanami, which has become synonymous with Transformers cartoons in Japan, the adlibbing was not nearly as extensive and fourth wall-breaking humor was non-existent.
Stuck in the wrong bodies, the team is called on a mission to defeat the Stunticons in a road race. The second season features more frequent references to predecessor series Prime in an effort to forge a stronger sense of continuity between the two. Over the course of the first season, new Autobots bolster the ranks of the team, including the bounty hunter , his two Mini-Cons and , the mysterious , and finally Optimus Prime himself, returned to life by the to defeat. Set years after its predecessor, the show follows as he travels back to after the prison ship crash-lands on the planet. To date, Japanese audiences have not received the episodes or the film. The Canadian broadcast of the series has been undertaken by Corus Entertainment, and the show aired on Teletoon from , 2015 to , 2017. A Decepticon prison ship crashes on Earth and Optimus Prime summons Bumblebee to lead a ragtag team of Autobots - including a bad-boy rebel type, a by-the-book Elite Guard cadet, a loudmouth Dinobot and a hyperactive Mini-con.
Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an animated television series that premiered on Cartoon Network on March 14 2015. With the help from Sidewipe and Strongarm, Bumblebee starts embarking on a quest to protect the world once again. Though a radical departure from Prime, and generally disinterested in making use of its status as a sequel series, most fans agree that as a standalone series Robots in Disguise is a decent, if not particularly ambitious show, with several original characters such as Strongarm and Steeljaw making the jump into other Transformers media. The lighthearted, and sometimes outright comedic, tone of Robots in Disguise stood in stark contrast to the darker, more arc-driven, direction of Prime. They're joined by the ex-Decepticon prisoner , scrapyard owner and his son. As such, Mini-Cons were also a big focus of this season, with at least one appearing in every episode. The localization for the series was headed by , who headed the localization of the for Japanese markets.