Those born in the year of the monkey are fast learners. Intelligent, clever, and optimistic. They can adapt to any situation. Despite their high intelligence, they don't take things too seriously, showing a flair for practical jokes and friendly mischief.
One seens these qualities in Optimus Primal, the Maximal leader whose list of accomplishments places him among the greatest heroes in the history of Cybertron. The one-time research-vessel captain was thrust into a battle he had no choice but to win in order to save the universe from a terrible fate. He quickly rose to the challenge. Despite his legendary standing, he shows his freewheeling side through his motto: Sometimes crazy works!