The History of the Pre-Transformers Diaclone Toys Explained

For many long time fans of  Transformers it may be apparent that the Transformers themselves weren’t completely new. Everything from the first few years of the original Transformers line, known now as Generation One or “G1”, were repurposed from many of the Japanese Diaclone toys that were create by and produced exclusively by Takara.
If you weren’t not aware of that part of the history then you should definitely check out the video below posted by YouTuber Droyer22. For a toyline that wasn’t supported by any media outside of the stories included with the figures, it’s a pretty comprehensive universe. Droyer gives a very comprehensive and visual history of Diaclone from 1980 – 1985. Check out the video below
 

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