We've covered how companies in China borrow inspiration from gadget makers and architects, as well as how they can be prissy about obeying copyright laws, so I guess making copycat cartoons is kind of par for the course. Here's the newest trailer of a Chinese TV series called Hyperwiz, a 3D vaguely anime-styled cartoon with cars, trucks and helicopters that transform into cars. Wait, don't you mean?... Yes, it's a ripoff of Transformers, complete with Autobots and Decepticons, and characters called Ironhide and Bonecrusher. Optimus Prime would not be pleased. [Youku]
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