Netflix has shared the final poster and trailer for its upcoming animated (anime) series, Transformers: War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege, in association with Hasbro. Owned by the American multinational conglomerate, the Transformers franchise will now get its new anime series, premiering on the streaming service on 30 July.
Transformers: War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege is the first chapter of the series from Netflix and Hasbro in partnership with Rooster Teeth and will include six 22 minute episodes with a completely new look, animation and style that presents the Transformer bots fans and admirers have never seen before.
The series begins in the final hours of the devastating civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons, that has torn apart their home planet of Cybertron and is at a tipping point.
Two leaders, Optimus Prime and Megatron, both want to save their world and unify their people, but only on their own terms. In an attempt to end the conflict, Megatron is forced to consider using the Allspark, the source of all life and power on Cybertron, to “reformat” the Autobots, thus “unifying” Cybertron.
Outnumbered, outgunned, and under SIEGE, the battle-weary Autobots orchestrate a desperate series of counterstrikes n a mission that, if everything somehow goes right, will end with an unthinkable choice: kill their planet in order to save it.
The official synopsis reads:
It is the final hours of the devastating civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons. Watch the never before told stories of the Autobots vs Decepticons unfold as Optimus Prime and Megatron lead their iconic comrades to fight for their future. This war ends now.