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Series 1: Super Robot Lifeform Transformers (1985)
Autobots
Number Japanese Name Western Name       Notes
01 Convoy Optimus Prime Front Back Insert Also released as a Junior
02 Hound   Front Back Insert  
03 Wheeljack   Front Back Insert  
04 Lambor Sideswipe Front Back Insert  
05 Alert Red Alert Front Back Insert  
06 Meister Jazz Front Back Insert  
07 Ligier Mirage Front Back Insert  
08 Streak Bluestreak Front Back Insert  
09 Prowl   Front Back Insert  
10 Inferno   Front Back Insert  
11 Bumble Bumblebee Front Back Insert  
12 Charger Windcharger Front Back Insert  
13 Cliff Cliffjumper Front Back Insert Instructions are for Bumblejumper, not Cliffjumper
14 Drag Huffer Front Back Insert  
15 Gong Brawn Front Back Insert  
25 Trailbreaker   Front Back Insert  
26 Grimlock   Front Back Insert  
27 Sludge   Front Back Insert  
28 Slag   Front Back Insert  
29 Snarl   Front Back Insert  
30 Swoop   Front Back Insert  
38 Broadcast Blaster Front Back Insert  
39 Perceptor   Front Back Insert  
44 Tracks   Front Back Insert  
45 Smokescreen   Front Back Insert  
46 Hoist   Front Back Insert Stickers on side of vehicle are Diaclone 'Wrecker' stickers, not Transformers version.
47 Grapple   Front Back Insert  
             
Decepticons
Number Japanese Name Western Name       Notes
16 Megatron   Front Back Insert Doesn't come with gun extensions but fires pellets and comes with a sword
17 Soundwave   Front Back Insert Comes with Rumble and headphones. Tape door mechanism is different. Released as a Junior.
18 Frenzy   Front Back Insert  
19 Jaguar Ravage Front Back Insert  
20 Condor Laserbeak Front Back Insert  
21 Reflector   Front Back Insert  
22 Starscream   Front Back Insert  
23 Skywarp   Front Back Insert  
24 Thundercracker   Front Back Insert  
31 Long Haul   Front Back Insert  
32 Scrapper   Front Back Insert  
33 Crane Hook Front Back Insert  
34 Mixmaster   Front Back Insert  
35 Scavenger   Front Back Insert  
36 Bonecrusher   Front Back Insert  
37 Devastar Devastator Front Back Insert  
40 Kickback   Front Back Insert  
41 Bombshell   Front Back Insert  
42 Shrapnel   Front Back Insert  
43 Blitzwing   Front Back Insert  
48 Astrotrain (white)   Front Back Insert  
48 Astrotrain (regular)   Front Back Insert  
49 Laserwave Shockwave Front Back Insert  
             
Others            
  VSX   Front Back Insert Giftset of Convoy and Megatron
  VSY   Front Back Insert Giftset of Soundwave, Grimlock and Frenzy. Comes with audio cassette
             
Mail Ins            
  Adams Cosmos Front Back   Same as Western release
  Camshaft   Front Back Insert (released in both a plain mailer box and a box with a techspec)
  Dirge   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Downshift   Front Back Insert (released in both a plain mailer box and a box with a techspec)
  Overdrive   Front Back Insert (released in a plain mailer box and a box with a techspec)
  Ratchet   Front Back Insert (released in a box that featured Ratchet's cartoon image as the boxart)
  Warpath   Front Back   Same as Western release
 
 
Series 2: Transformers 2010 (many were released as Scramble City) (1986)
Autobots
C-50 Silverbolt   Front Back Insert Has a launching mechanism not found in the Western release
C-51 Skydive   Front Back Insert  
C-52 Firebolt Fireflight Front Back Insert  
C-53 Sling Slingshot Front Back Insert  
C-54 Air Rider Air-Raid Front Back Insert  
C-55 Superion   Front Back Insert  
C-56 Bumble Bumblebee Front Back   Carded reissue of 11
C-57 Hubcap   Front Back    
C-58 Wave Swerve Front Back    
C-59 Outback   Front Back    
C-60 Pipes   Front Back    
C-61 Tailgate   Front Back    
C-62 Powerglide   Front Back Insert Released both boxed and carded. Card Front Card Back
C-63 Beachcomber   Front Back Insert Released both boxed and carded. Card Front Card Back
C-64 Seaspray   Front Back Insert Released both boxed and carded. Card Front Card Back
C-65 Steeljaw   Front Back    
C-66 Armhorn Ramhorn Front Back    
C-67 Rewind   Front Back    
C-68 Eject   Front Back    
C-69 Ultra Magnus   Front Back Insert Instructions show 2 extra modes, also released as a Junior
C-70 Metroflex Metroplex Front Back Insert Instructions show connections for combiner squads
C-71 Hotspot   Front Back Insert Has a launching mechanism not found in the Western release
C-72 Blades   Front Back Insert  
C-73 Streetwise   Front Back Insert  
C-74 Groove   Front Back Insert  
C-75 First-Aid   Front Back Insert  
C-76 Guardian Defensor Front Back Insert  
C-77 Rodimus Convoy Rodimus Prime Front Back Insert Released as a Junior
C-78 Hot Rodimus Hot Rod Front Back Insert  
C-79 Blurr   Front Back Insert  
C-80 Wheelie   Front Back Insert  
C-81 Wreck-Gar   Front Back Insert  
C-82 Cha Kup Front Back Insert  
C-83 Sandstorm   Front Back Insert  
C-84 Sprung Springer Front Back Insert  
C-85 Broadside   Front Back Insert  
             
             
Decepticons
D-50 Motormaster   Front Back Insert Has a launching mechanism not found in the Western release
D-51 Breakdown   Front Back Insert  
D-52 Drag Strip   Front Back Insert  
D-53 Wildrider   Front Back Insert  
D-54 Dead-End   Front Back Insert  
D-55 Menasor   Front Back Insert  
D-56 Ramjet   Front Back Insert  
D-57 Thrust   Front Back Insert  
D-58 Frenzy   Front Back    
D-59 Jaguar Ravage Front Back    
D-60 Condor Laserbeak Front Back    
D-61 Ratbat   Front Back    
D-62 Galvatron   Front Back Insert  
D-63 Dinosaurer Trypticon Front Back Insert  
D-64 Onslaught   Front Back Insert Has a launching mechanism not found in the Western release
D-65 Blast-Off   Front Back Insert  
D-66 Bolter Vortex Front Back Insert  
D-67 Brawl   Front Back Insert  
D-68 Swindle   Front Back Insert  
D-69 Bruticus   Front Back Insert  
D-70 Cyclonus   Front Back Insert  
D-71 Scourge   Front Back Insert  
D-72 Octane   Front Back Insert  
D-73 Razorclaw   Front Back Insert  
D-74 Rampage   Front Back Insert  
D-75 Dimebomb Divebomb Front Back Insert  
D-76 Tantrum   Front Back Insert  
D-77 Headstrong   Front Back Insert  
D-78 Predaking   Front Back Insert  
             
Others            
  Goodbye Convoy   Front Back Insert Giftset of Convoy, Alert and Ligier
  Goodbye Megatron   Front Back Insert Giftset of Megatron and Starscream
  VSZ   Front Back Insert  
             
Mail Ins            
  Sharkticon Gnaw Front Back Insert US packaging but came with Japanese instructions and has a gold star on the front of the box
             
             
Series 3: Headmasters (1987)
Autobots
C-86 Scattershot   Front Back Insert  
C-87 Nosecone   Front Back Insert  
C-88 Strafe   Front Back Insert  
C-89 Lightspeed   Front Back Insert  
C-90 Afterburner   Front Back Insert  
C-91 Computicon Computron Front Back Insert  
C-92 Wideload   Front Back Insert  
C-93 Looklight Searchlight Front Back Insert  
C-94 Chase   Front Back Insert  
C-95 Rollbar   Front Back Insert  
C-96 Runway Freeway Front Back Insert  
C-97 Goldback Goldbug Front Back Insert  
C-98 Repug Repugnus Front Back Insert This is a standard Western version of Repugnus and was a mail-in. It is recognised as C-99.
C-99 Grotus Grotusque Front Back Insert  
C-100 Doublecross   Front Back Insert  
C-101 Chromedome   Front Back Insert  
C-102 Hardhead   Front Back Insert  
C-103 Highbrow   Front Back Insert  
C-104 Brainstorm   Front Back Insert  
C-105 Sureshot   Front Back Insert  
C-106 Blanker Pointblank Front Back Insert  
C-107 Crosshairs   Front Back Insert  
C-108 Artfire   Front Back Insert  
C-109 Stepper   Front Back Insert  
C-110 Not Released          
C-111 Doublespy Punch/Counterpunch Front Back Insert  
C-112 Clonebot Fastlane/Cloudraker Front Back Insert Flap lifted
C-113 Not Released          
C-114 Fortress Maximus   Front Back Insert  
C-115 Not Released         Was intended to be Skylynx
C-116 Twincast   Front Back Insert  
C-121 Gurafi   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of Ricky and Maz
C-122 Noizu   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of Ricky and Maz
C-123 Dairu   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of Ricky and Maz
C-124 Zauru   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of Ricky and Maz
C-125 Shouki   Front Back Insert  
C-126 Getsuei   Front Back Insert  
C-127 Yukikaze   Front Back Insert  
C-128 Suiken   Front Back Insert  
C-129 Seizan   Front Back Insert  
C-130 Kaen   Front Back Insert  
C-131 Raiden   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of www.transformerstoys.co.uk
             
             
Decepticons
D-79 Hun-Gruuu Hun-Grrr Front Back Insert  
D-80 Rippersnapper   Front Back Insert  
D-81 Sinnertwin   Front Back Insert  
D-82 Cut-Throat   Front Back Insert  
D-83 Boot Blot Front Back Insert  
D-84 Abominus   Front Back Insert  
D-85 Skull Skullcruncher Front Back Insert  
D-86 Weirdwolf   Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-87 Wipe Mindwipe Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-88 Triggerhappy   Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-89 Misfire   Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-90 Slugslinger   Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-91 Not Released          
D-92 Not Released          
D-93 Mega Zarak Scorponok Front Back Insert  
D-94 Clonetron Pounce/Wingspan Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
D-95 Not Released          
D-96 Battletrap   Front Back Insert  
D-97 Flywheels   Front Back Insert  
D-98 Sixshot   Front Back Insert  
D-99 Apeface   Front Back Insert Pictures courtesy of Maz and Ricky
D-100 Snapdragon   Front Back Insert  
D-101 Soundblaster   Front Back Insert Repainted and retooled version of Soundwave.
D-108 Slugfest   Front Back Insert  
D-109 Overkill   Front Back Insert  
             
Others            
  Kirk   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Loafer   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Lodony   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Lione   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Trizor   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Shuffler   Front Back    (Headmaster head, released in colour and plain white)
  Beastformers   Front Back   (These are Battlebeasts. In Japan the line was an offshoot of Transformers)
             
Mail ins            
  Adams Cosmos        
  Bombshell          
  Camshaft          
  Dirge          
  Kickback          
  Overdrive          
  Repug Repugnus Front Back Insert See also C-98
  Sharkticon (Gnaw) Front Back Insert  
  Shrapnel          
  Warpath          
             
             
Series 4 : Ch˘jin Masterforce (1988)
Autobots
C-200 Lander Landmine Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
C-201 Metalhawk   Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
C-202 Phoenix Cloudburst Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
C-203 Diver Waverider Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
C-301 Go Shooter Siren Front Back Insert Repainted
C-302 Cab Hosehead Front Back Insert  
C-303 Minelba Nightbeat Front Back Insert Repainted
C-304 Lightfoot Getaway Front Back Insert  
C-305 Ranger Joyride Front Back Insert  
C-306 Roadking Slapdash Front Back Insert  
C-307 Super Ginrai Powermaster Optimus Prime Front Back Insert  
C-308 Doubleclouder Doubledealer Front Back Insert Repainted
C-309 Godbomber   Front Back Insert  
C-310 God Ginrai   Front Back Insert Giftset of C-307 and C-309
C-311 Grand Maximus   Front Back Insert  
C-312 Sixknight Quickswitch Front Back Insert Repainted
C-313 Hardspark Guzzle Front Back Insert Repainted
C-314 Hotspark Sizzle Front Back Insert Repainted
C-315 Wildspark Fizzle Front Back Insert  
             
Decepticons
D-201 Blood Bomb-Burst Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
D-202 Dowlos Skullgrin Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
D-203 Gilmer Submarauder Front Back Insert Flap Lifted
D-301 Wilder Fangry Front Back Insert  
D-302 Bullhorn Horri-Bull Front Back Insert  
D-303 Cancer Squeezeplay Front Back Insert  
D-304 Hydra Darkwing Front Back Insert  
D-305 Buster Dreadwind Front Back Insert  
D-306 Darkwings   Front Back Insert Giftset of D-304 and D-305
D-307 Overlord   Front Back Insert  
D-308 Browning   Front Back Insert  
D-309 Black Shadow Thunderwing Front Back Insert Repainted and retooled
D-310 Blue Bacchus Crossblades Front Back Insert Repainted and retooled
D-311 Black Zarak Scorponok Front Back Insert Repainted and retooled
D-312 Turtlar Snaptrap Front Back Insert  
D-313 Overbite   Front Back Insert  
D-314 Clerken Seawing Front Back Insert  
D-315 Lobclaw Nautilator Front Back Insert  
D-316 Galph Skalor Front Back Insert  
D-317 Tentakil   Front Back Insert  
D-318 King Poseidon Piranacon Front Back Insert  
D-319 Guzzle Cindersaur Front Back Insert Repainted
D-320 Sizzle Flamefeather Front Back Insert Repainted
D-321 Jabile Sparkstalker Front Back Insert Repainted
             
Others            
  Aquastar   Front Back    
  Borretto   Front Back    
  Zetoca   Front Back    
             
             
Mail ins            
  Bonbshell Bombshell Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Darkwing   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Dreadwing Dreadwind Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Joyride   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Kick Back Kickback Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Lander Landmine Front Back Insert Same as regular Japanese release
  Nightbeat   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Repugnus   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Shrapnel   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Siren   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Squalkbox   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
             
 
Series 5 : Victory (1989)
Autobots
C-316 Wingwaver   Front Back Insert  
C-317 Dashtacker   Front Back Insert  
C-318 Machtackle   Front Back Insert  
C-319 Landcross   Front Back Insert  
C-320 Blacker   Front Back Insert  
C-321 Braver   Front Back Insert  
C-322 Laster   Front Back Insert  
C-323 Road Caeser   Front Back Insert Giftset of C-320, C-321 and C-322
C-324 Star Saber   Front Back Insert  
C-325 Greatshot   Front Back Insert  
C-326 Galaxy Shuttle   Front Back Insert  
C-327 Victory Leo   Front Back Insert  
C-328 Victory Saber   Front Back Insert Giftset of C-324 and C-327
             
Decepticons
D-322 Goryu Icepick Front Back Insert  
D-323 Gairyu Bristleback Front Back Insert  
D-324 Kakuryu Slog Front Back Insert  
D-325 Doryu Scowl Front Back Insert  
D-326 Yokuryu Wildfly Front Back Insert  
D-327 Rairyu Birdbrain Front Back Insert  
D-328 Dinoking Monstructor Front Back Insert  
D-329 Leozack   Front Back Insert  
D-330 Gaihawk   Front Back Insert  
D-331 Hellbat   Front Back Insert  
D-332 Jargua   Front Back Insert  
D-333 Killbison   Front Back Insert  
D-334 Drillhorn   Front Back Insert  
D-335 Liokaiser   Front Back Insert Pics courtesy of Chris
D-336 Deszarus   Front Back Insert  
             
Others            
  Hero Set   Front Back Insert Giftset of the inner robots of Pretender Starscream, Pretender Grimlock and Pretender Bumblebee
             
 
Series 6 : Zone (1990)
Autobots
C-330 Rocket Base Countdown Front Back Insert  
C-331 Rescue Patrol Team   Front Back   Holi (Stakeout), Fire (Red Hot), Pibo (Fixit), Boater (Seawatch)
C-332 Battle Patrol Team   Front Back   Gunlift (repainted Bigshot), Powerbomb (repainted Flak) Sidetrack, Sunrunner)
C-333 Super Car Patrol Team   Front Back   Blackheat (repainted Blackjack), Deadhour (repainted Detour), Road Hugger (repainted), Gingam (repainted Hyperdrive)
C-334 Sports Car Patrol Team   Front Back   Glorian (Swindler), Wheelrun (Free Wheeler), Spinchange (Tailspin), Roadhandler
C-335 Off Road Patrol Team   Front Back   Nutshell (Highjump), Footdemo (Mudslinger), Flak (Tote), Freed (Powertrain)
C-336 Jet Patrol Team   Front Back   Star Cloud (Storm Cloud), Windrim (Tailwind), Whisper, Nightflight
C-337 Roadjet Overload Front Back    
C-338 :Missile Bull Roughstuff Front Back    
C-339 Craygun Erector Front Back    
C-340 Skywave Flat-Top Front Back    
C-341 Gasoline Base Greasepit Front Back    with Grasspit Micromaster
C-342 Airport Base Airwave Front Back    with Overair Micromaster
C-343 Fire Base with ? Hot House Front Back    
C-344 Build Base with ? Ironworks Front Back    
C-345 Landshaker Groundshaker Front Back Insert  with Gunrunner Micromaster Repainted and comes with a repainted Wheelrun
C-346 Skyhyper Skyhopper Front Back Insert Repainted with repainted Wheelrun with Dreadwheeler Micromaster
C-347 Sonic Bomber   Front Back Insert  with Sonic Micromaster
C-348 Dai-Atlas   Front Back Insert  with Speeder Micromaster
C-349 Road Fire   Front Back Insert  with Drillbuster Micromaster
C-350 Rabbicrater   Front Back Insert comes with Zone video
C-351 Build Patrol Team   Front Back   Takedown, Neutro, Groundpounder, Crumble
C-352 Sky Patrol Team   Front Back   Tread Bolt, Eagle Eye, Sky High, Breeze Master (Blaze Master)
C-353 Big Powered   Front Back Insert Giftset of C-347, C-348 and C-349)
C-354 Shouki   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-125 in new packaging
C-355 Getsuei   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-126 in new packaging
C-356 Yukikaze   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-127 in new packaging
C-357 Suiken   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-128 in new packaging
C-358 Seizan   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-129 in new packaging
C-359 Kaen   Front Back Insert Re-release of C-130 in new packaging
             
             
             
Decepticons
D-340 Metrotitan Metroplex Front Back Insert Repainted (with Metrobomb)
D-341 Race Car Patrol Team   Front Back   Barricade, Roller Force, Ground Hog and Motorstar (Motorhead)
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
Series 7 : Battlestars: The Return of Convoy (1991) (MT was used to denote TFs that were part of the Missile Trailer range. MT4-MT 9 are almost random combinations of the US Micromaster Combiners)
Autobots
C-360 Sky Garry   Front Back Insert MT-0  with Shotbomber Micromaster
C-361 Big Truck Team   Front Back Insert MT-1 Big Hauler, Heavy Tread, Hydraulic, Slow Poke
C-362 Hot Rod Team   Front Back Insert MT-2 Big Daddy, Greaser, Hubs, Trip-Up
C-363 Military Team   Front Back Insert MT-3 Bombshock, Dropshot, Growl, Tracer
C-364 Shuttle Rocket Team   Front Back Insert MT-4 Moonrock/Missile Master, Phaser/Blast Master from US Astro Squad
C-365 Fire Tanker Team   Front Back Insert MT-5 Oiler/Slide, Wheel Blaze/Road Burner from US Metro Squad
C-366 Radar Hover Team   Front Back Insert MT-6 Barrage/Heave from US Astro Squad, Strikedown/Power Run from US Metro Squad
C-367 Dump Shovel Team   Front Back Insert MT-7 Grit/Knockout, Sledge/Hammer from US Constructor Squad
C-368 Crane Cannon Team   Front Back Insert MT-8 Direct-Hit/Power Punch from Battle Squad, Stonecruncher/Excavator from Constructor Squad
C-369 Jet Tank Team   Front Back Insert MT-9(Fireshot/Vanquish, Meltdown/Half-Track from US Battle Squad)
C-370 Sixliner   Front Back Insert  
C-371 Grandus   Front Back Insert  with Spiner
C-372 Star Convoy   Front Back Insert  with Hot Rodimus
C-373 Rescue Patrol Team   Front Back Insert MT-10 Re-release of C-331 with Micromaster Missile Trailer
C-374 Battle Patrol Team   Front Back Insert MT-11 Re-release of C-332 with Micromaster Missile Trailer
C-375 Super Car Patrol Team   Front Back Insert MT-12 Re-release of C-333 with Micromaster Missile Trailer
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Decepticons
  None released          
             
             
Series 8 : Operation Combination (1992)
Autobots
TF-01 Sixbuilder   Front Back Insert  
TF-02 Sixwing   Front Back Insert  
TF-03 Sixturbo   Front Back Insert  
TF-04 Guard City Defensor Front Back Insert Repainted
TF-05 Sixtrain   Front Back Insert Repainted and remoulded version of Sixliner
             
Decepticons
TF-10 Battle Gaea Bruticus Front Back Insert Repainted
             
Others            
TF-06 Spinroad & Darkjet   Front Back Insert  
TF-07 Fireroad & Shadowjet   Front Back Insert  
TF-08 Checkroad & Moonjet   Front Back Insert  
TF-09 Machroad & Flarejet   Front Back Insert  
             
Mail Ins            
  Grimlock   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Slag   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Sludge   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Snarl   Front Back Insert Same as Western release
  Swoop   Front Back Insert Same as Western release