SONIC the Hedgehog is a popular animated character that was first introduced in video games back in 1991.
Since then, Sonic has become a household name and will now be the subject of a new Netflix series titled Sonic Prime.
When is the release date for Sonic Prime?
Sonic Prime is a new Netflix animated series that was announced alongside several other shows, including Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight, Daniel Spellbound, and We Lost Our Human.
While the show has been announced, an exact release date is unclear but it is expected to come sometime in 2022.
On May 3, 2022, Netflix dropped its first teaser for the upcoming series that featured Sonic running through the forest collecting rings like in the popular video games.
“I know what you’re thinking, I’m good and powerful apparently,” Sonic says in the trailer. “Jealous?”
More details surrounding the release date are expected to come at a later date.
“We want to create a safe and trusted space where your children can relax, play, learn, and explore alongside their favorite characters,” Netflix Animates Series vice president, John Derderian said, via IGN.
“As a father to a four-year-old son and two-year-old daughter, I love seeing the world through my children’s eyes and sharing new experiences together. Sometimes that means having a dance party or solving a puzzle. Sometimes it means curling up together to watch their favorite new show.”
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Who is in the cast of Sonic Prime?
Sonic Prime is led by Deven Mack who is the voice of the lovably hedgehog.
Other cast members include:
- Shannon Chan-Kent
- Ashleigh Ball
- Vincent Tong
- Kazumi Evans
- Ian Hanlin
What is Sonic Prime about?
Over the years, Sonic’s story has been told multiple times in different TV shows and movies.
Sonic Prime will give fans a new story and follow Sonic’s “high-octane adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands.”
He will also reportedly be on a journey of self-discovery and redemption.
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Season one will consist of 24 episodes, all exclusively available on Netflix.
At this time, it remains unclear if the show will be renewed for a second season.