Transformers Generation 1 Robot Action Figures

By | November 15, 2014

If you grew up in the '80s, you'll probably remember the classic robot cartoon action series, The Transformers, that ignited the toy robot craze in the United States that fueled the toy and children television industry during that time period. Robot action figures were already popular in Japan, but these toys didn't capture the attention of American children until hit animation shows such as Transformers, Go Bots, and Robotech premiered on television during the Eighties.  Through the huge success of these animated shows among children, the popularity of these robot toys were instantly transported across the Pacific into the United States. The popularity of The Transformers still survive as a new movie franchise, inspiring a new generation series of Transformer toys.

However, some of the valuable original Transformer toys are being found in old toy boxes and they are being sold to collectors online.  Now you have a chance to relive your childhood by collecting original vintage Transformers action figures, known as Generation 1, and add them to your growing toy collection.  Shop below and find your favorite characters like Megatron, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jazz, and Starscream.  If you scroll down further you can see the Japanese Transformers below.

 


Transformers G1 Autobot PERCEPTOR 1984 Near Complete
$55.00
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:16:59 PDT


Transformers G1 Masterpiece Grimlock Prowl Sunstorm Toys r us Version MISP
$309.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:22:54 PDT


HASBRO TRANSFORMERS G1 SERIES 3 AERIALBOTS LEADER SILVERBOLT FROM 1986
$14.95
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:23:26 PDT


Transformers G1 TRU Materpiece Grimlock One Sealed Case w Two Items Inside
$314.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:23:59 PDT


Transformers G1 Masterpiece Lot 5 Grimlocks Suntsorm Prowl from Toys R Us
$789.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:24:54 PDT


Transformers G1 Protectobot Super Warrior Defensor Giftset
$84.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:26:21 PDT


Hasbro Transformers Generation 1 Ultra Magnus Robots Action Figure
$0.75 (2 Bids)
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:27:47 PDT


SIXSHOT Transformers G1 Decepticon
$6.50 (3 Bids)
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:28:23 PDT


Transformers G1 Go Bots Robots and Weapons Lot
$22.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:29:05 PDT


Transformers G1 Ultra Magnus w Box Weapons
$59.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:29:33 PDT


Transformers G1 Optimus Prime vs Megatron w All Parts Box and Foam
$309.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:30:00 PDT


Transformers G1 European Predator Stalker MIB
$120.00
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 17:31:33 PDT


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If you love the American version of the Transformers, you also want to take a look at these original Japanese Transformers which are also available for sale online. Make sure to read the details for further information on these action figure toys from Japan.


Lot of Japanese Transformers instruction sheets in Japanese Hasbro Modern
$19.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 21:52:43 PDT


TRANSFORMERS JAPANESE RID C 027 BRAVE FORTRESS MAXIMUS instruction guide
$49.99
Sale Ends Sunday Mar-29-2015 21:55:27 PDT


VINTAGE OG 1986 JAPANESE TRANSFORMERS PREDAKING TANTRUM D 76 METAL BODY
$250.00
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 0:02:15 PDT


Figure OH 60 10 2002 TRANSFORMERS 2003 Japanese Toy Figure Magazine
$12.80
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 1:44:53 PDT


Transformers Takara Japanese Beast Wars C 43 RATTRAP TRANSMETALS MISB SEALED
$28.99
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 5:06:57 PDT


Japanese Transformers Beast Wars Takara exclusive barbearerian polar claw rare
$299.99
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 8:46:30 PDT


Japanese Power Dagwon Fire Shovel Sonokong Brave Transforming Toy Robot
$40.00 (10 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 10:17:18 PDT


Transformers Prime AM Japanese Exclusive Nightmare Unicron Takara AM 19
$109.99
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 12:50:24 PDT


Transformers Grimlock Japanese Henkei Takara TOMY C 03
$0.99 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 13:37:30 PDT


C 5 RATTRAP Transformers Beast Wars RATTLE Takara Japanese CG Variant Japan 1996
$79.99
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 13:43:16 PDT


Japanese Knock Off Odd Transforming Toys Catalog Photo Book WOW
$35.00
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 13:45:14 PDT


Transformers Bumble Bee Japanese Henkei Takara TOMY C 02
$1.30 (2 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Mar-30-2015 13:49:02 PDT


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For more interesting trivia and comprehensive history of the original Transformers action figure robot toys, watch the following video history on these toys leading to their resurrection in popularity by the success of its theatrical movies.