Transformers Generation 1 Robot Action Figures

By | December 1, 2012

If you grew up in the Eighties, 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 it didn't capture the attention of American children until hit animation shows such as Transformers, Go Bots, and Robotech premiered on television during the '80s.  This huge popularity was instantly transported across the Pacific into the United States during the mid 1980's. 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 Beachcomber G2 Beachcomber Mini Autobot Vintage
$5.99 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:27:39 PDT


Transformers G1 Red Bumblebee Mini Autobot Vintage
$49.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:31:47 PDT


Transformers G1Braun Mini Autobot Vintage
$4.99 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:34:43 PDT


Vintage Transformers G1 1985 OPTIMUS PRIME complete GAS PUMP WITH HOSE
$39.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:35:48 PDT


Transformers G1 Predacons Divebomb Complete with Accessories Instructions 1986
$39.01 (3 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:36:36 PDT


Transformers BUMBLEBEE G1 Box SEALED Generation 1 Action Masters RARE
$39.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:39:38 PDT


Go Bots Baron Von Joy Cy Kill Transformers G1 Cup Deka Plastics 1984 Tonka Glass
$29.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:42:21 PDT


Transformers G1 Predacon Headstrong Complete with Accessories and Instructions
$56.05 (13 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:42:47 PDT


Transformers G1 Predacons Rampage Complete with Accessories and Instructions
$31.00 (3 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:48:30 PDT


TRANSFORMERS G1 SOUNDWAVE COMMEMORATIVE EDITION REDUCED PRICE
$50.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:52:09 PDT


Transformers G1 Predacons Razorclaw Complete with Accessories and Instructions
$53.04 (7 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:54:00 PDT


Transformers G1 Lord Zarak headmaster for Scorponok
$45.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 14:55:14 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.


1982 Transformers G1 Japanese Optimus Prime RARE
$300.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 16:00:32 PDT


Japanese Book Robots Transformers Figures RARE 1996 VF++++
$24.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 16:16:45 PDT


Transformers The Movie Hillcrane Japanese Laserdisc NEW SEALED
$1,000.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 16:35:00 PDT


Takara Japanese Transformers SCF PVC Act 3 Raiden Figures
$15.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 17:00:56 PDT


Fortress Maximus Encore 23 Japanese Transformers With Master Sword New Unopened
$269.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 17:06:07 PDT


Takara Transformers Japanese Fortress Brave Grand MaximusHeadmaster spike style
$69.99
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 17:10:36 PDT


Transformers G1 Japanese Takara C 55 Superion Giftset Near Complete Boxed
$227.50 (15 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:00:41 PDT


Transformers G1 Japanese Takara C 76 Defensor Giftset Complete Boxed
$420.00 (27 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:05:47 PDT


Transformers G1 Japanese Takara C 78 Hot Rod Complete Boxed
$101.00 (10 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:09:26 PDT


Transformers G1 Japanese Takara C 79 Blurr Boxed
$96.00 (10 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:12:37 PDT


Transformers G1 Japanese Takara C 83 Sandstorm Complete Boxed
$133.50 (12 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:17:50 PDT


G1 Transformers japanese d 81 combiner sinnertwin misb sealed afa ready abominus
$240.00
Sale Ends Monday Sep-1-2014 19:21:29 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.