Which Japanese G1 intro was the best?

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Which Japanese G1 cartoon had the best intro?

  1. Headmasters

    6 vote(s)
    24.0%
  2. 1st opening Masterforce

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  3. 2nd opening Masterforce

    5 vote(s)
    20.0%
  4. Victory

    11 vote(s)
    44.0%
  5. Zone

    2 vote(s)
    8.0%
  1. Mobb One

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    Inspired by the other thread about which is the best series, which one had the best theme song/opening animation (got these all from the same guy as his uploads seemed to have the best quality):

    Headmasters
    YouTube - Transformers Headmasters: Season Intro HQ

    Masterforce 1
    YouTube - Transformers: Super-God Masterforce intro (First)

    Masterforce 2
    YouTube - Transformers: Super-God Masterforce Intro (Second)

    Victory


    Zone
    YouTube - Transformers: Zone Intro

    I think Headmasters may be the catchiest for me. Or Masterforce...can't decide. Best opening animation sequence for me is Masterforce 2.

    Zone is actually decent too
     
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  2. Nachtsider

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    The Ginrai-Overlord fight scene is enough to make Masterforce 2 the champ in my book.
     
  3. daitarn red

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    i like zone open with rabbit
     
  4. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I never knew the Transformers continued after The Rebirth when they introduced us to the Headmasters. Are the Targetmasters in there as well and is there an English version we can get?
    I'd kind of like to continue the story.
     
  5. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Once again I voted for Victory....
     
  6. Rodimus Primal

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    In Japan, rather then go with a 3 part series finale, they chose to make their own series starting with Headmasters, then Masterforce, Victory, then Zone. Rebirth is not part of their continuity. In Headmasters, Optimus Prime dies AGAIN and stays dead until the Battlestars manga, Hot Rod becomes Rodimus Prime again only to give the leadership gig to Fort Max and leave the series, and the Headmasters and Targetmasters are smaller TFs piloting bigger bodies. Masterforce is humans piloting Transformer bodies that aren't actually alive. Victory was much better IMO- nuff said. Zone was a single episode only continued in a TV Magazine manga.
     
  7. sphererer

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    Well, I went with Headmasters for this one...

    Song was catchy, video clip was excellent..

    Digressing abit, storyline of the show was great and emotions were really nicely portrayed, unlike the American ones which were more action-packed :p 

    Anyhow, I agree with Nachtsider though..Masterforce's 2nd OP was a good contender for this poll's winner just for the Super Ginrai-kicking-Overlord's-asses

    But nah, Headmasters for me


    HEAD ON!
     
  8. Backscatter

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    Masterforce 2 by far.
     
  9. Mechafire

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    Victory by a long shot.
     
  10. Fairlady_Z

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    Headmasters
     
  11. MaxLinden

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    What this guy said.
     
  12. MACRAPTRON

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    Victory. Best theme song ever.

    Edit - Am I the only one who gets tears in his eyes full of nostalgia after watching these intros, no matter how many times?
     
  13. Coeloptera

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    No RiD? That's a Japanese import too.

    Fine...Victory, obviously then.

    - Coeloptera
     
  14. Obsidian X

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    No you'r not *sniff*

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    I voted for Victory. Though Masterforce comes a close second. I couldn't deicide on which Masterforce intro I though was the better, I'm always occupied with reading the lyrics and singing along so I cant concentrate on the pictures :) 
     
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    The Japanese series really did not continue from "Rebirth".

    They continued after "The Return of Optimus Prime".

    The Rebirth never happaned for the Japanese.

    So the Headmasters and the Targetmasters have a completly different origin story.They arent Green human looking alient from a different world.

    In the Japanese series "Headmaster" the Headmasters and Target Masters were just smaller robots.

    Altho that was changed in Masterforce where the Headmasters and Powermasters were Humans in charge of lifeless robots.
     
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    BREAST ATTACK! yeah victory rules......
     
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    When I watch a Victory episode, the theme sticks in my head for days afterwards.
     
  18. Mobb One

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    Huh. This is for G1 japanese cartoons from the 80s
     
  19. Mobb One

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    Yeah I agree. Though Headmasters does have a catchy beat. Victory's opening animation was too bland...half of it was autobots transforming against an "energon grid"
     
  20. Roanstalker

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    Why didnt you include the OPs for the first series and 2010?
     

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