Mega Man: Fully Charged for the fall
DHX Media, Dentsu Entertainment and Man of Action’s adaptation of Capcom’s classic platforming franchise Mega Man is almost here. Now called Mega Man: Fully Charged, the CG-animated series is set to debut this fall on Cartoon Network in the United States and Family CHRGD in Canada.
A new poster featuring the show’s final name was showcased at the Licensing Expo this week in Las Vegas.
Last month, DHX revealed a new plot synopsis and the original version of the poster at MIPTV in France:
Aki Light is a regular, upbeat, robot schoolboy. He lives in the futuristic world of Silicon City, co-inhabited by robots and humans. But this robot boy has a secret… Deep within his programming lie protocols that can transform him into the powerful hero, Mega Man! When the villainous Sgt. Night and his evil team of Robot Masters emerge with ill-intentions, Mega Man dedicates himself to protecting the citizens of Silicon City. Equipped with his Mega Buster arm cannon and the ability to absorb the powers of his opponents, he bravely battles the wickedest of villains. In this brand new series inspired by the iconic Mega Man video game, comical, action-packed adventures abound as we follow the journey of Aki Light and his alter-ego, Mega Man, as he strives to balance life as an ordinary robot boy AND an amazing superhero.
Mega Man: Fully Charged is animated by DHX Studios Vancouver, formerly known as Nerd Corps. The show’s first season consists of 52 x 11-minute episodes and is produced by DHX Media, Dentsu Entertainment and Man of Action.
Jakks Pacific signed on as master toy licensee, with their range of products set to debut in spring 2019.
The thirty year old video game franchise is no stranger to the world of animation. The character has starred in three TV series (the 1994 Ruby-Spears production, Battle Network and Star Force), a direct-to-video production, and even appeared in the Captain N series.
H/T: Rockman Corner