Big Hero 6 the Series

Last Updated on: June 8th, 2024

Big Hero 6 (Disney Channel Series)

“Big Hero 6: The Series” is an animated television series based on Disney’s 2014 animated film “Big Hero 6.” The series premiered on Disney Channel on November 20, 2017, and continued on Disney XD. It was developed by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, who also worked on the popular animated series “Kim Possible.”

The show picks up immediately after the events of the “Big Hero 6” film, following the adventures of Hiro Hamada, a young robotics prodigy, and his inflatable healthcare companion, Baymax. Along with their friends Go Go Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon, and Fred, they form the superhero team “Big Hero 6.”

In “Big Hero 6: The Series,” Hiro and his friends face various challenges, including battling high-tech villains and dealing with everyday problems. The series further explores the personal growth and development of the main characters as they balance their superhero responsibilities with their regular lives as students and young adults.

The show maintains the blend of action, humor, and heart from the original film while introducing new storylines and expanding on the characters’ backgrounds. Hiro continues to learn about responsibility and leadership, while Baymax evolves to become a more assertive superhero.

Throughout the series, “Big Hero 6” faces formidable villains, such as the mysterious masked villain “Yokai” and the tech-savvy nemesis “Obake,” who challenge the team both physically and emotionally.

“Big Hero 6: The Series” also features appearances and crossovers with other characters from the Marvel Comics universe, enhancing the interconnectedness of the Disney and Marvel universes.

The show received positive reviews for its engaging storytelling, strong character development, and the continuation of the endearing relationships between the team members. It captures the spirit of camaraderie and heroism that made the original film so popular among audiences.

As a Disney animated series, “Big Hero 6: The Series” offers a delightful extension of the “Big Hero 6” world, providing fans with new adventures and heartwarming moments that celebrate the power of friendship, teamwork, and doing what’s right.


Additional Details:

Cast:

  • Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass
  • Ryan Potter as Hiro
  • Scott Adsit as Baymax
  • Jamie Chung as Go Go
  • Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei
  • Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon
  • David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff
  • Stan Lee as Fred’s dad
  • Khary Payton as Wasabi
  • Brooks Wheelan as Fred
  • Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville
  • Haley Tju as Karmi
  • Andrew Scott as Obake
  • Andy Richter as Globby

Crew:

  • Executive Producers: Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi

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I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.