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| image1 = Charmy_chaotix.png
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| image2 = Bee_01.png
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| charcolor = goldenrod
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| charname = Charmy Bee
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| debut = [[Chaotix]]
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| debutyear = 1995
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| species = Bee
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| gender = Male
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| age = 16 (in ''[[Chaotix]] (NA/EU)''){{fileref|Chaotix 32X US manual.pdf|page=10}}<br>6 (as of ''[[Sonic Heroes]]''){{fileref|SonicHeroes GC US manual.pdf|page=15}}{{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20190525145306/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicChannel/character/charmy.html}}
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| height = 70cm (2'3"){{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20190525145306/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicChannel/character/charmy.html}}
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| weight = 10kg (22lbs){{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20190525145306/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicChannel/character/charmy.html}}
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| likes=Honey flowers{{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20190525145306/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicChannel/character/charmy.html}}
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| dislikes=Boredom{{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20190525145306/http://sonic.sega.jp/SonicChannel/character/charmy.html}}
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| creator=[[Naoto Ohshima]],{{ref|The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers: Volume 3 p. 302}} [[Nobuhiko Honda]] ([[Sonic Heroes]] design){{ref|https://web.archive.org/web/20191111104829/https:/twitter.com/mizuhano/status/1193839950145323011}}
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'''{{PAGENAME}}''' (チャーミー・ビー) is an extremely hyperactive 6-year old bee with a heart as big as his stinger and a trademark flight helmet. He's 2'3" tall, though he mostly hovers in the air, and weighs 22 lbs. He works in the [[Chaotix (characters)|Chaotix]] Detective Agency with [[Espio the Chameleon]] and [[Vector the Crocodile]] as the flight member. He also has the ability to warp between special flowers. He loves all kinds of flowers, and he also loves honey and taking long naps.
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His first appearance was in a Japanese Sonic Manga. His first game appearance was in the [[Sega 32X]] game ''[[Chaotix]]'' (where he was labeled as 16 years of age in the [[Knuckles' Chaotix US Manual|US game manual]], though his age was never stated in the original Japanese manual). He also appeared in ''[[Sonic Heroes]]'', as part of [[Team Chaotix]], and ''[[Shadow the Hedgehog (game)|Shadow the Hedgehog]]''.
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In ''Shadow the Hedgehog'', he helps out during the [[Prison Island (Shadow the Hedgehog)|Prison Island]] level.
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In ''[[Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games]]'', Charmy appears as a referee, alongside Espio.
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==Character conception==
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In [[Takashi_Iizuka_interview_by_EGM_(February_3,_2004)|an interview]] regarding ''[[Sonic Heroes]]'', Takashi Iizuka stated that, in his mind, he didn't bring back Vector, Espio and Charmy as characters from the past. Instead he considered them to be new characters, recreated from the ground up. This explains why, in ''[[Sonic Heroes]]'', Vector, Espio and Charmy show no familiarity with other characters they had previously featured alongside. At one point in the game, Charmy Bee asks who Dr. Eggman is, although Espio has heard of him.
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==In other media==
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In both of the comic continuities he is a prince of the bees. In the ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie)|Archie comics]]'', he was a sophisticated 16-year-old, before time in the Egg Grapes gave him sufficient enough brain damage to behave like the games' version. Additionally, he is married to a girl named Saffron. In the ''[[Fleetway]]'' comics, however, his teammates do not know that he is a prince.
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==Appearances==
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===Video Games===
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*''[[Knuckles' Chaotix|Chaotix]]''
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*''[[Sonic Heroes]]''
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*''[[Shadow the Hedgehog (game)|Shadow the Hedgehog]]''
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*''[[Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games]]'' (Referee)
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*''[[Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games]]'' (Referee)
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*''[[Sonic Colours (Nintendo DS)|Sonic Colours]]'' ([[sega:Nintendo DS|Nintendo DS]] version only)
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*''[[Sonic Generations]]'' (console version only)
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*''[[Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games]]'' (Referee)
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*''[[Sonic Runners]]''
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*''[[Sonic Runners Adventure]]''
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*''[[Sonic Forces: Speed Battle]]''
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*''[[Sonic Forces]]''
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===Television Series and Film===
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*''[[Sonic X]]''
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===Comic Books===
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*''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comics)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' ([[Archie Comics]], US)
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*''[[Sonic the Comic]]'' ([[Fleetway]], UK)
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*''[[Sonic X (Archie comics)|Sonic X]]'' ([[Archie Comics]], US)
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==Theme songs==
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*[[Team Chaotix (song)|Team Chaotix]]
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==Voice actors==
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*[[Emily Corkery]] (English game voice (''[[Sonic Heroes]]'' only))
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*[[Amy Birnbaum]] (English game voice (''[[Shadow the Hedgehog (game)|Shadow the Hedgehog]]'' only) plus ''[[Sonic X]]'')
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*[[Colleen O'Shaughnessey]] (English game voice (''[[Sonic Colours (Nintendo DS)]]''-present))
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*[[Yoko Teppozuka]] (Japanese game voice (2003-present) plus ''[[Sonic X]]'')
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*[[Marie Millet]] (French game voice (2011-present))
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*[[Luisa Witzorek]] (German game voice (2011-present))
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*[[Graciela Molina]] (Spanish game voice (2011-present))
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*[[Emanuela Pacotto]] (Italian game voice (2011-present))
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==References==
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Charmy Bee
First seen: Chaotix (1995)
Species: Bee
Gender: Male
Age: 16 (in Chaotix (NA/EU))Media:Chaotix 32X US manual.pdf[1]
6 (as of Sonic Heroes)Media:SonicHeroes GC US manual.pdf[2][3]
Height: 70cm (2'3")[3]
Weight: 10kg (22lbs)[3]
Likes: Honey flowers[3]
Dislikes: Boredom[3]
Created by: Naoto Ohshima,[4] Nobuhiko Honda (Sonic Heroes design)[5]

Charmy Bee (チャーミー・ビー) is an extremely hyperactive 6-year old bee with a heart as big as his stinger and a trademark flight helmet. He's 2'3" tall, though he mostly hovers in the air, and weighs 22 lbs. He works in the Chaotix Detective Agency with Espio the Chameleon and Vector the Crocodile as the flight member. He also has the ability to warp between special flowers. He loves all kinds of flowers, and he also loves honey and taking long naps.

His first appearance was in a Japanese Sonic Manga. His first game appearance was in the Sega 32X game Chaotix (where he was labeled as 16 years of age in the US game manual, though his age was never stated in the original Japanese manual). He also appeared in Sonic Heroes, as part of Team Chaotix, and Shadow the Hedgehog.

In Shadow the Hedgehog, he helps out during the Prison Island level.

In Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, Charmy appears as a referee, alongside Espio.

Character conception

In an interview regarding Sonic Heroes, Takashi Iizuka stated that, in his mind, he didn't bring back Vector, Espio and Charmy as characters from the past. Instead he considered them to be new characters, recreated from the ground up. This explains why, in Sonic Heroes, Vector, Espio and Charmy show no familiarity with other characters they had previously featured alongside. At one point in the game, Charmy Bee asks who Dr. Eggman is, although Espio has heard of him.

In other media

In both of the comic continuities he is a prince of the bees. In the Archie comics, he was a sophisticated 16-year-old, before time in the Egg Grapes gave him sufficient enough brain damage to behave like the games' version. Additionally, he is married to a girl named Saffron. In the Fleetway comics, however, his teammates do not know that he is a prince.

Appearances

Video Games

Television Series and Film

Comic Books

Theme songs

Voice actors

References


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