“Transformers: The Japanese Collection” DVD Box Set To Be Released on January 2, 2012

Early happy New Year 2012! Fans and collectors can finally bring home Transformers: The Japanese Collection DVD box set from Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro. This is the rare Japanese trilogy that followed the popular Generation 1 animated series. Available for the first time in North America, this 13-DVD box set is fully loaded with over 42 hours of entertainment, including all episodes that originally aired from the three Japanese series – Headmasters, Super-God Masterforce and Victory – each with their original Japanese audio tracks, English subtitles, and an art gallery. Transformers: The Japanese Collection DVD box set finally available exclusively at Shout! Factory’s official online store ShoutFactoryStore.com and shipping to customers beginning January 2, 2012. Pre-order begins now!

Synopsis
Transformers: The Japanese CollectionHeadmasters
Optimus Prime lives again, the energy of the Matrix has been released and peace reigns on Cybertron . . . but all that is about to change with the startling arrival of the newest breed of Transformers warriors

Transformers: The Japanese CollectionSuper-God Masterforce
Following their victory over the DESTRONS (a/k/a DECEPTICONS) at the end of Headmasters, the CYBERTRONS (AUTOBOTS) depart Earth, leaving behind only a small group to protect the planet from any future menace. But when the powerful DESTRONS return to an unsuspecting planet, the CYBERTRONS must come out of hiding to defend their human friends once again – only this time they’ll be unable to do it on their own!

Transformers: The Japanese CollectionVictory
Victory is the third and final installment of this Japanese trilogy– introduces four new factions to the TRANSFORMERS universe. Each group comes equipped with its own unique power and the ability to combine to form much larger, more powerful TRANSFORMERS, making each and every battle even more epic!

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