The Toa Mahri trailer

This is just a quick question, but I figured I might just make a topic for it.

We all love this animation made by Advance and Ghost, but I know that the choice for the Toa's voices isn't exactly one of its strong points. Honestly for someone like me, who doesn't speak English as his first language, it's incredibly hard to even understand what they're saying (aside from some obvious lines like the famous "holy Gadunka!").

So I have a question:

Can someone please write in a post a bit of a "script" with what the characters are saying? I would greatly appreciate it!

I have always wondered what they were saying since I was a kid.

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Yeah, I don't think Hahli being a man is right.

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H O L Y G A D U N K A

Anyway, I like this trailer, but I know jaller at one point says "I've go the mask" or something, and somebody says look out or cover me.

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I always keep hearing "keep seated every burger" in the beginning :stuck_out_tongue:

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Heh, I've watched this enough times that I don't even need to watch it to transcribe it.

Narrator: Deep sea descent in progress. 31... 32... 33 thousand.

???: Stay [I admit, I have no idea, sounds ike 'on site'?].

Narrator: Prepare for impact. Release fire blade... check... prototanks... check... objective now on... check. 3... 2... 1... destination reached. Disarm hatch... Release Cordak Blousters [lol, he says 'blaster' as 'blouster'] Mission objective: retrieve Mask of life.

Kongu: I'm ready.

Narrator: Time is limited.

Jaller: there seems to be no sign of life.

Hahli: Woah! What's that?

???(I think Matoro): Unite in battle formation!

Nuparu: Let's get them!

Matoro: I've got this one.

Kongu: Off you go, creep

Jaller: Woah!

Hahli: I'll handle this one.

Hewkii: Guys, are you okay? Report back--Holy GADUNKA! Watch out, he's armed.

Matoro: Eat this, Gadunka.

Hewkii: Jaller, Nuparu, what's your stasis [I think he means status]

Jaller: I've found the mask!

Hydraxon: I believe that mask belongs to me.

Maxilos: That mask is MINE!

Jaller: Guys, I need backup.

Jaller: Matoroooo!

Matoro: I'll take it from here.

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Summary

Toa Terrain Crawler:
Deep sea descent in progress.
31, 32. 33 thousand.

A Toa:
???

Crawler:
Prepare for impact.
Release fireblade.

Jaller:
Check.

Crawler:
Prototank.

Hahli or Nuparu:
Check.

Crawler:
[Objective?] flow on.

Matoro:
Check.

Crawler:
3, 2, 1. Destination reached.
Disarm hatch. Release Cordak blasters.
Mission objective: retrieve Mask of Life.

Kongu:
I'm ready.

Crawler:
Time is limited!

Jaller or Hahi:
There seems to be no sign of life.

Hahli:
Whoa! What's that!?

A Toa:
Unite in battle formation.

Nuparu:
Let's get them!

Matoro:
I got this one!

Jaller or Kongu:
Off you go, creep.
WHOA!

Hahli:
I'll handle this one!

Nuparu or Hewkii:
Guys, are you OK?
Report back-
HOLY GADUNKA!
Watch out, he's armed!

Matoro:
Eat this, Gadunka.

Hewkii?:
Jaller, Nuparu! What's your status?

Jaller:
I've found the mask!

Hydraxon:
I believe that mask belongs to me.

Spinax:
chomp

Maxilos:
That mask is mine.

Jaller:
Guys, I need backup!
MATOROOOO!

Matoro:
I'll take it from here.

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Hmm, so you think that was a Toa's voice saying "Check" each time? It sounds like the crawler's voice.

~W12~

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I did my best. Some lines are utterly incomprehensible.

Some notes:
- The voice I labeled as Voice is presumably the computer voice of the Toa Transport Vehicle, but it could be a Toa.
- Some words that I couldn't decipher are labeled in parentheses
- Voices labeled as Toa Voice are voices of the Toa Mahri, but the exact speaker is indeterminable
- Hahli also has a man voice. So for those of you who found Gali weird in the 2015 animations, it's happened before :stuck_out_tongue:

Voice: Deep Sea Decent in progress. 31...32...thirty three thousand.

Toa Voice: (Something I couldn't hear...)

Voice: Prepare for impact.

Voice: Releasing Fire Blade...

Jaller: Check.

Voice: Prototank. (Presumably)

More voices and Checks from the Toa.

Voice: Three. Two. One.Destination reached.

Voice: Disarm hatch.

Voice: Release Cordak Blasters.

Voice: Mission Objective: Retrieve Mask of Life.

Kongu: I'm ready!

Voice: Time is limited.

Jaller: There seems to be no sign of life.

Toa voice: Woah! What's that?

Voice: Initiate battle position!

Nuparu: Get them!

Matoro: I got this one! (Some word that sounds like Okie-doe), creep!

Kongu (or Jaller): WOAH!

Hahli: I'll handle this one!

Nuparu (or Hewkii): Guys? Are you okay? Report back...HOLY GADUNKA!

Nuparu (or Hewkii): Watch out! He's armed!

Matoro: Eat this, Gadunka!

Hewkii (or someone else): Jaller? Nuparu? What's your status?

Jaller: I've found the mask!

Hydraxon: I believe that mask belongs to me...

Maxilos/Makuta: That mask is mine!

Jaller: Guys, I need backup!

Jaller (leaping up): MATOROOOO!!

Matoro: I'll take it from here...

BIONICLE: TOA MAHRI

Darn. You beat me to it, almost word for word...

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I hear "deep sea deceptive burger"

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You know what's funny, the Toa Mahri movie has only one voice actor and it sounds awesome yet the 2015 animations have only one voice actor and it sounds awful.

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Wait, really? Then what is your first spoken language?

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I adore this trailer, you hardly even know its a toy, if the viewer has never heard of bionicle they might think this is a video game or something.

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I would've thought this was a cinematic movie tbh

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@21sselliW @Pereki @PakariNation99 Thank you so much! The entire script is pretty neat, but "holy Gadunka!" still remains the best line :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:.

also Spinax's "chomp" that Pereki added.

Oh, so even English speaking people don't understand some lines, phew! :sweat_smile:

Yeah! All the trailers made by Advance and Ghost for 2007-2008 are pretty awesome, and convey the atmosphere very well.

I kinda liked the 2015 narrator, he was very talented. This narrator though is nostalgic, that's for sure.

Italian :it:

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This is probably one of my favorite BIONICLE animations. Ghost does an amazing job with animating the characters and creating the environment of Mahri Nui, Tony Wedgewood's voice is always nice to hear, and it has some nice action. The song, while not the absolute best, still is synchronized nicely with the animation, especially when the lyrics first kick in and Hahli's wing fold out.

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poor matoro

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I thought he's screaming "NUPARUUUUUUUUUUUUU!" for the longest time. Lol.

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At some point, I remember a different song playing for the trailer, Face Me. I wonder why they replaced it?

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I think Face me was used for the European market, while Crashed was used for the American version, but I'm not sure.

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Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is the case. Face Me was composed specifically for Bionicle of course and the Daughtry deal probably only extended to the US.

Here's the Face Me version if anyone's curious:

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