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|Theme music composer|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||36 (22 aired) (list of episodes)|
|Distributor||Allspark (Hasbro, worldwide)|
Takara Tomy (Japan)
|Original network||Cartoon Network|
|Original release||August 27, 2018 –|
When Bumblebee begins to suffer amnesia, his partner, Windblade, comes to the rescue, and begins the process of helping him repair his memory files, enabling him to rediscover his past adventures on Cybertron. Once his memories are repaired, Bumblebee gets a clue that will lead both him and Windblade to complete their current mission and save their friends, unaware that Megatron sent his Decepticon assassins to hunt them down.
During the war on Cybertron between the Autobots and the Decepticons, Optimus Prime decides to throw the Allspark through a space bridge to an unknown location. The Allspark holds all Cybertronian life and possesses mythical powers that must not fall in the hands of the Decepticons. Eventually it becomes clear that Cybertron is slowly dying without the Allspark. Optimus Prime goes on a journey to the Allspark on a spaceship called 'the Ark' together with Bumblebee, Arcee, Prowl, Grimlock, Ratchet, Wheeljack, Chromia, Rack'n'Ruin, Drift, Teletraan-1 and Teletraan-X. Due to energon shortage, all autobots have to go into stasis. The Ark finds the Allspark on Earth, but it gets damaged and crashes. Bumblebee and Grimlock fall out of the ship before the Ark hits surface. Bumblebee stays in stasis, but Grimlock befriends the dinosaurs and teaches them Cybertronian technology. They search the entire planet for the Ark and the Allspark, but then a meteorite crashes on Earth. The dinosaurs go extinct and Grimlock goes back into stasis.
The first chapter focusses on Windblade who was the only bot able to get through a partially repaired space bridge. She lands on Earth in search for the Ark. She only finds Bumblebee, who has now awoken from stasis, but has lost all his memory files. Windblade has got telepathic powers and helps Bumblebee to restore his memory. Old memories from Cybertron and the journey on the Ark are rediscovered in every episode. Meanwhile they have to defend themselves against several Decepticons, who are also looking for the Ark and the Allspark.
Eventually they find Teletraan-X, a flying hard drive of the Ark, and they manage to awake Grimlock. Teletraan-X is able to locate the Ark with the data Grimlock has collected. They manage to awake everyone from stasis right before Starscream arrives on Earth with his Decepticon armada.
Chapter Two: Power of the SparkEdit
- Bumblebee (voiced by Jeremy Levy)
- Grimlock (voiced by Ryan Andes)
- Optimus Prime (voiced by Jake Tillman)
- Wheeljack (voiced by Billy Bob Thompson)
- Ratchet (Voiced by Todd Perlmutter)
- Hot Rod (voiced by Travis Artz)
- Prowl (voiced by Dick Terhune)
- Arcee (voiced by Jamie Lamchick)
- Jetfire (voiced by Jeremy Levy)
- Drift (voiced by Mike Rose)
- Rack'n'Ruin (voiced by Jeremy Levy)
- Alpha Trion (voiced by Rich Orlow)
- Blurr (voiced by JC Ernst)
- Various Autobot soldiers
- Megatron (voiced by Marc Thompson)
- Shadow Striker (voiced by Deanna McGovern)
- Shockwave (voiced by Ryan Andes)
- Shockwave's drones
- Soundwave (voiced by Marc Swint)
- Lockdown (voiced by Mike Rose)
- Clobber (voiced by Saskia Marx)
- Sky-Byte (voiced by Marc Thompson)
- Teletraan-1 (voiced by Mike Rose)
- Teletraan-X (voiced by Mike Rose)
- Maccadam (voiced by Dick Terhune)
- Cheetor (voiced by TJ Nelson)
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||18||N/A||September 1, 2018||December 29, 2018|
|2||18||Power of the Spark||September 7, 2019||January 4, 2020|
Transformers: Cyberverse was first announced during Hasbro Media and Investor Day in August 2017. The first season, titled "Chapter 1", would air in 2018, while a second season, titled "Chapter 2", is set to air on 2019. The series puts more emphasis on characters. The first season consists of eighteen eleven-minute episodes.
In October 14, 2017, a first look of the series was revealed, along with the synopsis.
In December 9, 2017, Dan Salgarolo, who previously worked on Transformers: Robots in Disguise, has joined the series. In April 9, 2018, voice actor Liane Marie Dobbs has also joined the series.
A 1-minute clip from the episode "Megatron is My Hero" was previewed at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, alongside the show's intro.
On August 23, 2018, a trailer was released, with the premiere date revealed to be September 1, 2018.
On February 9, 2019, it was announced that season 2 would be released in Q4 2019.
On September 28, 2019, it was announced that the series has been renewed for a third season.
Broadcast and releaseEdit
The series premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network, with the first two episodes released earlier on the Cartoon Network App on August 27, 2018 and debuting on television on September 1, 2018; starting with the third episode, subsequent episodes are released in advance on Fridays on the Cartoon Network App before the television broadcast. In Canada, the series premiered on Teletoon on September 16, 2018 and YTV on September 28, 2018.
Internationally, the series premiered on RTL 7 in the Netherlands on September 2, 2018, on Cartoon Network on September 29, 2018 in Australia, October 2, 2018 in Latin America, October 27, 2018 in India, Central and Eastern Europe, and the United Kingdom, and on Gulli on October 7, 2018 in France.
Hasbro started to release the series on its official YouTube channel since September 7, 2018. Episodes in many other languages have followed suit. Unlike other web shows on Hasbro's YouTube channel, only select languages are available for specific regions, whilst the rest are region-locked.
|2019||Irish Animation Awards||Best Writer for an Animated Series||Episode: "Megatron Is My Hero" (Peter Di Cicco)||Nominated|||
|Best Sound Design||Episode: "Matrix of Leadership" (Windmill Lane)||Nominated|
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