Transformers: The Manga, Vol. 1 (Hardcover)

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By Masumi Kaneda, Ban Magami (Illustrator)
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Description


Originally serialized in Japan’s TV Magazine, these classic stories from the Generation 1 era of Transformers are now available in English for the first time!

For eons, the Autobots and the Decepticons have been locked into a brutal civil war for eons. The Autobots seek peace and coexistence, while the Decepticons seek power and control. Now, humans are caught in the middle as the battle between these two mighty factions comes to Earth!

In this collector's volume, the Autobots and their young friend Kenji must stand tall against the Decepticons in an interplanetary conflict! These classic stories are from the dawn of the Transformers, and this volume contains thrilling tales such as "The Great Transformer War" and "Fight! Super Robot Life-Form Transformers!"—plus an extensive art gallery!

About the Author


Masumi Kaneda: Born in Tokyo in 1958. Representative of KND Limited. He works as a writer, planner and organizer of publishing and broadcasting for licensed character media. The original writer for the G1 series Transformers comic, and writer of the Japanese Toei Transformers anime, and supervised production of the Japanese version of The Transformers: The Movie. Writer of Transformers TV Magazine specials and all related book media. From Super-God Masterforce to Transformers Zone, he and Ban Magami did the character designs. He created all non-toy creatures and original characters for Masterforce.

Ban Magami: Born in Kanagawa in 1957. As the apprentice of manga artist Leiji Matsumoto, he worked as an assistant on “Planetary Robot Danguard Ace,” “Galaxy Express 999” and other works. In 1985, he debuted “Fight! Super Robot Life-form Transformers” and he handled all of the serialization after that as well. He worked on the Kodansha Aoi Tori chapter book “The Secret of Tutankhamen,” the Studio DNA anthology based on the Playstation game “Space Battleship Yamato: The Far-Off Star of Iskandal,” the Heibonsha book “Engineer Story: The Power of Higher Education to Open the Door to the Future” and many other books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781974710560
ISBN-10: 1974710564
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Transformers: The Manga