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Beast Machines: Transformers (U.S. TV)

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Alternative title:
超生命体トランスフォーマー ビーストウォーズリターンズ (Japanese)
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: The Maximals have awaken on their home planet of Cybertron. They have no memory of how they got to the planet in the first place and to make maters worse, they've all been downgraded to their first forms and are unable to transform out of their Earth creature forms. This creates a problem when they can't defend themselves from the Vehicons, mindless transformers created by Megatron who has somehow taken control of the entire planet. It's up to the Maximals to find a way to fight back against Megatron and free the captive population of the planet.
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
Vintage: 1999-09-18 to 2000-11-18 (USA)
Opening Theme:
"phat planet" by left field
Ending Theme:
"phat planet" by left field
Insert song:
"Megatron Ondo" (メガトロン音頭) by Yukio Hibariya [Japanese Version]
Trivia: We have 11
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DVD (Region 1)
    Beast Machines: Transformers - The Complete Series (Dub.DVD) 2006-02-28 (from $65.00)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Dubbing Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Takehito Koyasu as Optimus Primal
Wataru Takagi as Cheetor

Atsuko Tanaka as Botanica
Daiki Nakamura as
Tankor / Rhinox 
Isshin Chiba as Diagnostic Drone
Kappei Yamaguchi as Rattrap
Kensō Katō as Thrust
Masaya Onosaka as Obsidian
Mitsuo Iwata as
Jetstorm / Silverbolt 
Nobutoshi Canna as
Rikako Aikawa as Strika
Ryoka Yuzuki as Blackarachnia
Shigeru Chiba as Megatron
Yūichi Nagashima as Savage/Noble

Daiki Nakamura as Rhinox
Kensō Katō as Waspinator
Japanese companies
Video Editing: Sony PCL
English staff
English cast
Bob Skir (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 12, 14, 26

Brooks Wachtel (ep 20)
Brynne Chandler Reaves (eps 7, 10, 18)
Len Wein (ep 15)
Marty Isenberg (eps 1-2, 12, 14)
Marv Wolfman (4 episodes
eps 3, 8, 11, 16

Megeen McLaughlin (ep 19)
Michael Reaves (eps 4, 21, 24)
Nick Dubois (ep 23)
Rodney Gibbs (ep 6)
Steven Melching (6 episodes
eps 5, 9, 13, 17, 22, 25

Art Director: Ken Henderson (eps 1-5)
Executive producer:
Ian Pearson
Mark Ralston
Producer: Asaph Fipke

Animation Supervisor: Allen LeCorre (eps 7, 23)
Assistant Director: Shea Wageman
Assistant producer: Sarah Wall
Associate producer: Steven Wendland
Audio Supervisor: Marcel Duperreault
Chief Engineer: Greg Story
Computer Animation:
Allen LeCorre (ep 8)
Conrad Helten (eps 8, 15)
Daniel Ife (eps 3, 8, 13)
Jeff Poole (eps 8, 13, 18)
Leslie Oldham (eps 3, 8)
Murray McCarron (ep 8)
William Scott Farquhar (eps 8, 18)
Creative Affairs:
Dan DiDio
Philip Mitchell
Design Supervisor:
Asaph Fipke (eps 1-5)
Ken Henderson (eps 6-13)
Dialogue Editing: Matt McCarron (eps 7-26)
Director of Operations: Glenn Griffiths (Executive in Charge of Operations)
Director of Software Development: Chris Welman (Executive in Charge of Software Development)
Director of Technical Operations: Kelly Daniels (Executive in Charge of Technical Operations)
Executive: Alan Gregg (YTV)
Foley Artist: Ian Mackie
Music Composition: Robert Buckley
Music Editing: Paul Shatto (eps 14-26)
Offline Editing:
Angela Stevenson (eps 1, 9, 16)
Johnny Darrell (4 episodes
eps 2, 10, 18, 26

Sylvain Blais (eps 8, 17, 25)
Online Editor:
Anne Hoerber
Jean Ireland
Production Coordination: Chantal L. Hennessey
Production Design: Ken Henderson (eps 14-26)
Production manager: Barbara Zelinski
Re-Recording Mixing: Randy Kiss
Second Assistant Director: Jason Johnson
Senior Animator:
Allen LeCorre (ep 15)
Conrad Helten (eps 14, 22)
Daniel Ife (ep 21)
Senior Modeler:
Doug MacKay (eps 8-26)
Jaroslav Chorny (eps 8-26)
John Parent (eps 8-26)
Michael Faulkner (eps 14-26)
Sound Effects Editing:
Jason Frederickson
Kirk Furness
Matt McCarron (eps 1-6)
Story Editor:
Bob Skir (eps 1-6)
Marty Isenberg
Robert N. Skir (eps 7-26)
Supervising Modeler:
Herrick Chiu
Rak Tafarodi
Texturing Supervisor: Michael Faulkner (eps 1-13)
Theme Song Performance (Phat Planet): Leftfield
Third Assistant Director: Ian Goodman
Video Production Supervisor: Jim Corbett
Video Production Technician:
Andre Guilbeault
Russell Orme
Voice Direction: Susan Blu
Alessandro Juliani as Nightscream
Garry Chalk as Optimus Primal
Ian James Corlett as Cheetor
Scott McNeil as Rattrap
Venus Terzo as Blackarachnia

Brian Drummond as Jetstorm
David Kaye as Megatron
Jim Byrnes as Thrust
Kathleen Barr as Botanica
Patricia Drake as Strika
Paul Dobson as
Obsidian (eps 20-25)
Scott McNeil as Silverbolt

Christopher Gaze as Diagnostics Drone
David Kaye as Noble (ep 15 & 16)
Elizabeth Carol Savenkoff as
Spark Extractor Drone (ep 7)
Garry Chalk as Optimus Prime (ep 21)
Richard Newman as Rhinox
Scott McNeil as Waspinator (ep 12 & 26)
English companies
eToonz (South Africa)
Fox Kids Australia
Fox Network (USA)
Okto (Singapore - as Kids Central)
YTV (Canada)
Shout! Factory (2014)
Internet Streaming: Tubi TV
Licensed by: Hasbro
Production: Mainframe
Video Post Production: Mainframe
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
Dubbing Director: Miriam Fischer
Alexandre Moreno as Rattrap
Guilherme Briggs as Optimus Primal
Hércules Fernando as Cheetor
Márcia Morelli as Blackarachnia
Oberdan Junior as Nightscream

Carla Pompílio as Strika
Dário de Castro as Obsidian
Francisco José as Megatron
Marcus Jardym as Jetstorm
Maurício Berger as Tankor
Sérgio Stern as Thrust
Vera Miranda as Botanica

Mauro Ramos as Noble
Sérgio Stern as Diagnostics drone
Walmir Barbosa as Diagnostics drone
Portuguese companies

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