Capcom’s Megaman will return to television thanks to a new deal struck with DHX Media Ltd and Dentsu Entertainment.
Dentsu Entertainment USA’s Kinoshita said, “Mega Man has a rare, nearly three-decade-long tradition with fans. We are excited to work with DHX to bring this newly imagined version of a long-beloved character back to the global marketplace.”
The new series will be aimed at younger children and will introduce Mega Man’s alter-ego, Aki Light, a normal, upbeat, schoolboy robot. Characters such as Rush will feature and there will new additions including Megaman Mini.
The show will air in 2017 to coincide with Megaman’s 30th birthday. The last time Megaman had an animated TV show was in the 1990s, and it looked like this: