News Release

  • Press Release
  • Apr.06, 2016

Series with CG animation by Polygon Pictures
Transformers: Robots in Disguise
nominated for Special Class Animated Program at the Daytime Emmys!

Polygon Pictures ("PPI," President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that the television series Transformers: Robots in Disguise, with animation produced by our studio, has been nominated in the prestigious category of Special Class Animated Program at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Transformers: Robots in Disguise continues the story from Transformers Prime, and features a new visual style which fuses the strengths of both 3D CG and hand-drawn animation. This marks the fifth time that a series with animation by Polygon Pictures has been nominated at the Daytime Emmy Awards, after Transformers Prime (39th annual Emmy Award winner), and Star Wars: The Clone Wars (40th and 41st annual Emmy Award winner).

The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony is planned to be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

In keeping with our stated mission to "do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy,” PPI will continue striving to launch Japan's renowned animation business on a global scale.

About Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Transformers: Robots in Disguise begins with Bumblebee as he steps up to be a leader and assembles a rogue team of young Autobots; the cool rebel Sideswipe, elite guard cadet Strongarm, bombastic dinobot Grimlock and excitable mini-con Fixit. A long-awaited new adventure finally begins!

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About the Daytime Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards are presented annually by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Designed to recognize outstanding achievement in television, the award constitutes one of the industry’s highest honors. Emmys are distributed in a variety of categories, including special Daytime Emmy awards for programs that are broadcast outside of the evening primetime hours.

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