In the land where the Transformers were born - no, we’re not talking about Cybertron - a new robot franchise is set to be born and it’s serving notice to everyone that they’ve got the perfect car-to-robot set-up that could potentially replace Optimus Prime and company.

It’s called Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter - no idea what that means - and the early renderings of the characters show some definite promise, particularly the licensed vehicles that are expected to be part of the franchise. Check out the photos and you’ll see that there’s a Toyota GT 86, a Mazda RX-8, a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO, and the Godzilla itself, the Nissan GT-R.

Created by Square Enix, the people behind the Final Fantasy video game franchise, Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter was first launched recently as an arcade game with an animated film version set to be released later this year.

No word on yet on whether this new animated franchise will head outside Japan, but from the looks of things, we’re expecting a lot based on what we’ve already seen.


What do you think?
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  (100) posted on 09.27.2012

I want to play this with my son so that we can have bonding and I’m sure he will love this.

  (40) posted on 09.26.2012

Game of Cars. I really love the idea of this game.

  (116) posted on 09.24.2012

I am Confuse on this game? Is this an action game? I think if they make it as racing game, it will be better.

  (105) posted on 09.24.2012

Can someone explain this to me how to play this kind of game? Is this racing or action ?

  (30) posted on 09.21.2012

Is this the new transformers of Japan?

  (86) posted on 09.21.2012

I don’t think this is popular right now.

  (780) posted on 09.20.2012

Can someone tell me if this will be launched by the end of 2013, or possibly by the start of the 2014?

  (702) posted on 09.19.2012

Wow, they even make those beautiful car into an anime. I’m glad because my son really loves car but since he is still a child, anime cars are the one he plays now.

  (34) posted on 09.19.2012

This has nice graphics. I think because of that, many children will be attracted to this game.

  (38) posted on 09.18.2012

My little boy will surely love this game.

  (71) posted on 09.18.2012

Square Enix is really good on making this kind of anime. I think this will Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter will gain lot of popularity like Final Fantasy which is also made by Square Enix.

  (344) posted on 09.17.2012

This has nice graphics. I think because of that, many children will be attracted to this game.

  (780) posted on 09.17.2012

I like this modern-day transformers but the name is kinda hard to memorize and hard to speak. Chō Soku Henkei Gyrozetter ?

  (484) posted on 09.16.2012

Wow. I hope someday they can make real thing that looks like this.

  (798) posted on 09.16.2012

I wonder how would it feels playing this game ?

  (410) posted on 09.13.2012

It will be better and look real if they present it on the movie, more will be amazed on those cars.

  (287) posted on 09.12.2012

I like the most detailed robots or auto-bot. I don’t like it on an animated piece.

  (745) posted on 09.12.2012

Yeah, will it be also on the Transformers game on PS 3?

  (384) posted on 09.11.2012

It looks animated far from the computerized characters of transformers game I played on the PlayStation 3.

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