What came before Transformers?
The Transformers began with the 1980s Japanese toy lines Micro Change and Diaclone. They presented robots able to transform into everyday vehicles, electronic items or weapons. Hasbro bought the Micro Change and Diaclone toys, and partnered with Takara.
Who were the primes before Optimus?
They were Prima, Prime Nova, Sentinel Prime, Optimus Prime, and Rodimus Prime.
Is hotshot Bumblebee?
Bumblebee was originally supposed to be one of the main characters of the “Unicron Trilogy” but was replaced by Hot Shot.