Netflix announces new Sonic the Hedgehog animated series: Sonic Prime
Sonic the Hedgehog is heading to Netflix with a brand-new 3D animated series called Sonic Prime. Netflix and Sega revealed the brand-new series through Twitter on Thursday, stating that Sonic will make his launching on the streaming service in 2022.
“Rings? Check. Sneakers? Check. Speed? SONIC.” Netflix stated in a now-deleted tweet. “SEGA’s legendary video game icon Sonic the Hedgehog races onto Netflix in a new 3D animated series from @SEGA, @WildBrainHQ and @ManOfActionEnt premiering in 2022.”
Wild Brain is accountable for the Carmen Sandiego series on Netflix and The Snoopy Program for Apple TELEVISION Plus. Guy of Action is understood for its work on Ben 10, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, and Mega Guy: Totally Charged.
Netflix has actually discovered success bringing video game homes to its service, specifically with initial series like Castlevania. Animated material based upon The Witcher and Magic: The Event is likewise in advancement for the banner.
Sonic himself discovered success previously this year — yes, that was this year — with a live-action function movie, Sonic the Hedgehog. A follow up is presently in advancement. Sonic has actually likewise starred in numerous animated series, consisting of 2D-animated fare like Experiences of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Underground, and Sonic X. Sega’s mascot likewise headlined a 3D-animated series for Animation Network, Sonic Boom, envisioned above, from 2014 to 2017.
Update (Feb. 1, 2021): Netflix revealed the title of its brand-new Sonic the Hedgehog animated series: Sonic Prime. The 24-episode series is targeted at “kids, families, and long-time fans,” Netflix stated in a press release. “The fate of a strange new multiverse rests in [Sonic’s] gloved hands,” Netflix stated. “Sonic’s adventure is about more than a race to save the universe, it’s a journey of self-discovery and redemption.”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.