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With the aid of the Headmasters the mighty Cybertrons (Autobots) continue to wage war against their evil counterparts the Destrons (Decepticons). But with Convoy (Optimus Prime) now gone ... See full summary »
The Headmaster characters differed from the US version. The American version of the Headmasters were aliens in body armors that transformed into the heads of the robots. In this Japanese version, they were actually really small robots who could transform into the head of a larger robot.
The series was dubbed into English by Omni Productions, a Hong Kong-based studio mostly known for their low-rent dubbing work on various other Asian productions, such as certain Godzilla movies and martial arts films. This dub has become infamous among fans due to its mangled translation work, unprofessional-sounding voice works delivered by only a handful voice actors, mispronouncing names or outright renaming characters, and for oftentimes drastically toning down the original dialogue or inserting new bits of inappropriate language like swearing or unintentional innuendos. The dub was mostly available through bootleg tapes, but it has been released on various DVD sets in the West officially, beginning from the early 2000s.