Netflix has released the first trailer for sonic prime, an upcoming 3D animated series based on SEGA’s beloved hedgehog mascot. The series will take Sonic and his friends on a multiverse adventure as Blue Blur needs to fix reality after accidentally destroying the multiverse.
While the new trailer doesn’t reveal much about sonic prime plot, it already promises that Sonic’s next adventure will stay close to the games. First, most of the trailer takes place in Green Hill, the first area of the first Sonic game. The trailer also shows that Dr. Robotinik remains the franchise’s main villain, as the scientist appears inside another giant mechanical robot to take on Sonic. In the trailer, Sonic confronts Dr. Robotinik on Green Hill. Still, the synopsis for the series already reveals that his battle will cause reality to collapse, taking Sonic into the Shatterverse, a place where all dimensions collide.
The new trailer also shows off some supporting characters that will be a part of sonic prime. Mainly, we see Sonic facing off against Shadow, a black hedgehog who is an anti-hero who doesn’t hesitate to take down his enemies. Shadow also appeared in the mid-credits scene of sonic the hedgehog 2which means that the character could have his theatrical debut after appearing on Netflix. sonic primeThe trailer also shows that Big the Cat and Froggy will be involved in some way with the series. That shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the Shatterverse opens the door to the entire cast of Sonic characters showing up to the party.
Weather sonic prime not taking place in the same continuity as the live-action movies, the series will nonetheless keep fans busy while they wait. sonic the hedgehog 3which will premiere on December 20, 2024. At some point, we will also get a Knuckles live action series that will bring Idris Elbe give voice to the red echinoid again.
Produced by SEGA, WildBrain and Marza, the first season of sonic prime features a special 40-minute episode, followed by seven 20-minute episodes. The series will debut on Netflix sometime this winter. Check out the trailer and synopsis for the series below:
The action-packed adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog go into overdrive when an encounter with Dr. Eggman results in a literal universe-shattering event. Desperate to rebuild his main reality and save his old friends, Sonic races through the Shatterverse, discovering strange worlds and recruiting new friends on an epic once-in-a-lifetime adventure.