Americanized names for the Headmasters Trainbots

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  1. Ejector369

    Ejector369 Well-Known Member

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    I've been thinking of domestic Hasbro names for the Trainbots from Transformers: The Headmasters. Here are my own Hasbro names for them:

    Shoki - Railspike
    Seizan - Rapid Run
    Getsuei - Midnight Express
    Suiken - Iron Knuckle (I made up that name in my head)
    Yukikaze - Snow Cat
    Kaen - Blazemaster

    Raiden - Rail Racer


    What are your own opinions, and what would you name them?
     
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    Man that was some lazy ass name giving by Hasbro. Seriously, Swindle and Tankor? :lol 
     
  4. Ejector369

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    But there already was a Swindle in Generation 1, and Tankor became the new name for the Decepticon Triple-Changer Octane. Not to mention there also was a G1 Micromaster named "Overload."
     
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    Blaze (Kaen) - Banzai
    Yukikaze or Snowy Breeze - Bushido
    Getsuei or Moonshadow - Storm Shadow
    Suiken - Slice or Iron Master

    Not sure for the other two.
     
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    Shoki - Railspike
    Getsuei - Midnight Express
    Kaen - Steamhammer
    Seizan - Rapid Run
    Suiken - Payload
    Yukikaze - Frostbite
     
  8. Autovolt 127

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    Railspike, Rapid Run and Midnight Express are must haves.

    I think Steamhammer could work for a train, Payload is a good idea too.
     
  9. Ejector369

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    Don't forget this:

    Raiden - Rail Racer
     
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    This. But change "Swindle" to "Swindler.''
     
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    The Trainbots were somewhat built up to identify with their homeland of Japan and I recall them having a sense of "home" there, in some ways I think they should keep their names to reflect that.

    But obiviously if Hasbro were to ever do trainbots again, they'd want English-based names.



    I guess we should try to do the Dinoforce too.
     
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    But their is a Micromaster Swindler.
     
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    Railspike, Chuffer, Steamhammer, Rapid Run, Boulder and Signal Flare.
     
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    Malicious Spike
    Midnight Express
    Breakout
    Clearstorm
    Rapid Run
    Frostbite
     
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    Shoki: Rail Racer
    Getsuei: Midnight Express
    Kaen: Torch
    Seizan: Mountaineer
    Suiken: Aquafist
    Yukikaze: Snowstorm
     
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    Didn't their names more or less already have English equivalents?
     
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    I can't tell who's who? Except their leader