Even more information about the upcoming Mega Man animated series has been released just one day after the news of the show’s delay and its move from Disney XD to Cartoon Network.

The series is being developed by by DHX Media with Ben 10 creators Man of Action Entertainment writing the episodes. Older fans hoping for a more mature take on the Blue Bomber might have to look elsewhere, as DHX Media confirmed that the show will be geared towards a younger crowd.

Aimed at kids 6 to 11, as well as their parents who grew up loving the video games, the new Mega Man animated series will feature exciting new technologies and robots, as well as the introduction of Mega Man’s alter-ego, Aki Light. Aki is a normal, upbeat, schoolboy robot who has nano-core technology that allows him to transform into the mega powered super hero Mega Man! With his Mega Buster arm cannon and iconic helmet, Mega Man battles the wickedest villains Silicon City has to offer. Beloved characters, such as Mega Man’s robotic dog, Rush, will return – while new characters, like Mega Mini™ and Suna Light, will make their debut.

You can expect to see the first episodes of Mega Man appearing sometime next year on Cartoon Network. Let us know what you’re hoping to see in the comments below.


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