Rumors of the Next Transformers Cartoon after Transformers: Rescue Bots

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SwerveGears, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. SwerveGears

    SwerveGears The King of Victory

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    Potato is a user on sister-site TokuNation who is also a director on The Legend of Korra. He has contacts with numerous other people in the field of animation. This includes the people who are working on the next Transformers cartoon.

    From these posts, we have learned that the next Transformers cartoon will be animated in 2-D, have the same crew as Transformers: Prime, possess simplistic robot designs, and will be aimed at a younger demographic, much like Rescue Bots.

    UPDATE: This is not the replacement for Tranformers: Prime, but rather Transformers: Rescue Bots. The Transformers: Prime replacement will probably enter development after the release of Transformers 4.
     
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  2. ChibiGingi

    ChibiGingi Calm Your Circuits, Red!

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    Part of me is a little disappointed because I liked the somewhat mature theme of Prime and it's going to be weird going back to a more carefree and younger audience approach after spending the past three years with 'srs business'.

    But on the other hand, I like Rescue Bots, and if this gives way for more character driven arcs and less heavy plot arcs (that sacrifice character development), I think I'll grow to like it. Going to miss the designs from Prime, but... eh, it had its run, and I'm eager to see what the new show has in store.

    Thanks for posting this! c:
     
  3. prime326

    prime326 Autobot Leader

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    While I do like the idea of 2d again I am not liking the younger demo. You have rescue bots for that demo, you dont need something different. I get the simpler designs based on Hasbro moving in that direction with the toys.
     
  4. Reaper Cloud

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    Awesome! I wanted to stay away from any new cartoon after Prime ends, and this confirms that I won't be watching it. :D 

    Hasbro and the kiddies...I hope they enjoy it. Maybe it will be another 12 years before a somewhat decent Transformers cartoon is made. I guess Prime's attempt at adults was a failure in Hasbro's eyes, since they are going back to kids. Oh well. Even with Prime being only slightly focused at an adult audience, it was still playing it safe way too often.
     
  5. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 A real stand-up guy

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    Hmmm, while I will miss the written complexity of Prime, this could be good as Rescue Bots proves to us. The toys...ummmm, I'll wait and see to form an opinion. One thing I do hope is that the animation isn't the same as Rescue Bots.
     
  6. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    To be fair, G1 has pretty simplistic designs.
     
  7. Crystal Convoy

    Crystal Convoy Huh? TFW2005 Supporter

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    A return to 2D would be awesome. I really don't like 3D animation.
     
  8. WilyMech

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    I am not happy with this at all. I don't mind simple designs but the younger demographic.
     
  9. Mechafire

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    Yeah, best keep the designs as simple as possible for those upsized Cyberverse-esque toys! :thumb 

    Fuck this. The downward spiral just keeps on going. Well, at least I won't have any expectations and thus won't be let down like I was with Prime.
     
  10. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    As with most things, I'll wait until more information comes out before jumping to any kind of conclusion.
    As it stands, I'm neither for nor against the upcoming series after Prime.
     
  11. Lbsammills51

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    Interesting. This could go either way, so I'm not inclined to lean one direction or the other until more information comes out.
     
  12. kaijuguy19

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    Well if the writing qualities like with TFA,Rescue Bots and the new TMNT show when it comes to being a little more kiddish but doesn't talk down to the kids then I'll be fine with it. Shame that it's not really a sequel to Prime though. :( 
     
  13. Rogzilla

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    I agree with this. Targeting a younger audience could mean anything but it doesn't have to mean less quality. I'm glad Jose is staying involved and simpler designs could be good too. Why do with ten lines what you can express in one?

    EDIT: Where did it say it wasn't a Prime sequel. If they are keeping the same crew and the general same design (if simplified), it sounds to me like it will be a sequel show.
     
  14. bellpeppers

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    Hmm.
    Take a wait and see. Not really interested in anything aimed more at the kiddies, tho. Or 2D for that matter.
     
  15. BooyakaDragon

    BooyakaDragon I Don't Even Know

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    Wasn't Animated advertised as being aimed towards the kids? If so, I have faith.
     
  16. wildfly

    wildfly Formerly the next big thing.

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    .......and so after all the complaints about Prime, next we will have 'I miss Prime, it was better than this crap'
     
  17. Sideswipe1954

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    when they say "same crew" do they mean voice actors or behind the scenes?
     
  18. WilyMech

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    I agree. The problem with kid shows they talk down to kids well basically think that children are stupid. I have seen a few shows that do that. It can be kiddish but least have decency to treat the children with respect.
     
  19. bellpeppers

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    Now that I think about it, I thought GO! was gonna be the next installment- just re-dubbed.
     
  20. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    They mean writers.


    I'm not liking the news, but I'll keep my mind open.