I saw the first episode of Headmasters...

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  1. LatinJEM777

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    Not sure if the dub is a UK dub, or a bootleg dub.
    Man this series is VERY strange. I think the thing that bothers me is the fact that the voice actors don't even try to sound like the original actors. Though in my opinion, for some of the characters, it's an improvement. IE, Wheelie doesn't rhyme and have that annoying voice anymore! And Daniel, seems tolerable.

    The animation seems to SLIGHTLY catch onto the exaggerated modern Japanese Anime genre, which is really wierd.

    Blurr is referred to as Wally. And Cybertron is called "Cybertone".

    What is really cool though is seeing Rodimus Prime and Optimus Prime fighting side by side!

    Anybody else have a take on the series?
     
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    BWAHAHAHAHA!!! You mean the OLD Star TV dubs. They didn't get anything right! I believe they were dubbed in Hong Kong or something.
     
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    You've just taken your first step into a larger world. That dub produces the finest TF series the world has ever seen.
     
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    Isn't that the dub where they fight on Choro and Blaster is like Billy? I thought I was drunk when I watched that for the first time.
     
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    I think that's the one where all names are messed up. Like Blaster is Billy, Blurr is Wally, and Galvtron is named Unicorn!

    Check it out here
     
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    I have the season in a very strange english.. but I like it. Is not the same but still very good for me, interesting things like the death and rebirth of Soundwave, the appearance of Battle Beast in one (?) episode.. Monsterbots, Raiden, etc.
     
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    Have fun with that series. It has its moments. Some of the stories are actually decent. Also, Sixshot is a ninja consultant. So that's a win right there. ;) 

    The thing that really cracks me up is that there's like three guys doing all the voices for the entire show. You thought the original US G1 series reused voice actors? It's even more extreme in the Headmasters dub.
     
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    was it not Singapore?

    I love when Soundwave becomes NEW Soundwave lol.....
     
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    Uncle Sixshot! New Soundwave! There are quite a few YouTube clips of the dub that you can find of some of that award winning dialogue.
     
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    The dub is worth watching for giggles, though you'll need a fandub or a subtitled version to get the true story of what is happening.

    Given how paper thin the story of that series is, the hilarious dub makes it more tolerable.
     
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    Don't forget Fort Max as Spaceship Bruce!!
     
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    And Galvatron wanting to become a fat planet. :D 
     
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    They don't even know what the matrix is. They just generically refer to it as energy.

    I bought a bootleg VCD set of the headmasters dub years ago. Still have it.

    The Fortress Maximus transformation sequence is always great. I geniunely love that.
    YouTube - Fortress Maximus

    EPIC
     
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    Honestly speaking? I think the Star TV dubs are okay. I don't find them laughable or anything like that. Their function is telling a story, and they do that just fine.
     
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    Darn that Soundwave!
     
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    Headmasters lost me when I heard "Go Super Soundwave". Will get back to it one day, when I have watched all other TF to death
     
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    Indeed. Once you get over the silly names and lack of variety in the voices they do the job well enough.
    Certainly I'd love a more professionally produced dialogue track for it though (and Masterforce and Victory).
     
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    See now i have to pull mine out to watch again.
     

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