Sonic Prime

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Sonic Prime
Studio: WildBrain, Man of Action Entertainment, Sega
Distributor(s): Netflix
Number of episodes: 24
Original airdate: 2022-12-15
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Sonic Prime is a 3D animated Netflix television series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, produced by WildBrain in conjunction with Sega of America, Netflix and Man of Action Entertainment. The series is animated at WildBrain’s Vancouver studio, with Sega and WildBrain jointly participating across production, distribution and licensing, while Man of Action is brought on as showrunner and Executive Producer for the series. The series premiered on Netflix in 2022 with more episodes on the way in 2023.


When an explosive battle with Dr. Eggman shatters the universe, Sonic races through parallel dimensions to reconnect with his friends and save the world.

— Official Website[1]

In Sonic Prime, the action-packed adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog go into overdrive when a run-in with Dr. Eggman results in a literal universe-shattering event. Desperate to piece his prime reality back together and save his old friends, Sonic races through the Shatterverse, discovering strange worlds and enlisting new friends in an epic adventure of a lifetime! Slated for debut in winter 2022, the series is being animated at WildBrain’s Vancouver studio.[2]

Voice actors

Due to Canadian labour laws, it was not possible hire the characters' original English video game voice actors, whom are largely from the United States. The series producers were obligated to recast all the roles to a selection of local Canadian voice talents specifically for Sonic Prime.

Main/Recurring Characters

Character VA (English) VA (Japanese)
Sonic the Hedgehog Deven Mack Jun'ichi Kanemaru
Miles "Tails" Prower Ashleigh Ball Ryo Hirohashi
Knuckles the Echidna Adam Nurada Nobutoshi Kanna
Amy Rose Shannon Chan Kent Taeko Kawata
Shadow the Hedgehog Ian Hanlin Koji Yusa
Rouge the Bat Kazumi Evans Rumi Ochiai
Big the Cat Ian Hanlin Takashi Nagasako
Dr. Eggman Brian Drummond Kotaro Nakamura


Season 1

Episode # Episode Title Original Airdate Description
1 (1) "Shattered" US: 2022-12-10 (Sonic Speed Simulator)
US: 2022-12-15 (Netflix)
FR: 2022-12-15 (Netflix)
A collision with the Paradox Prism sends Sonic to a parallel world called New Yoke City, where the dull environment looks oddly familiar.[3]
2 (2) "The Yoke's on You" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
A power outage gives two rebels a chance to break into a lab where the Chaos Council is studying Sonic's strange connection to their energy source.[3]
3 (3) "Escape from New Yoke" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
To secure the Prism Shard, the rebels battle the Chaos Council. Then Sonic makes a startling discovery about the events that shattered his world.[3]
4 (4) "Unwelcome to the Jungle" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
In a dimension called the Boscage Maze, Sonic runs into tree-dwelling versions of his friends who warn him of a monster that lives on the jungle floor.[3]
5 (5) "Barking Up the Wrong Tree" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
To find his way back to the right dimension, Sonic must battle the jungle monster who waged war on his friends and capture the powerful Prism Shard.[3]
6 (6) "Situation: Grim" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
Back in New Yoke, Sonic desperately tries to convince Nine to join the Resistance, but Nine is focused on building a brand-new home.[3]
7 (7) "It Takes One to No Place" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
In the tropical No Place, Sonic meets a friendly band of pirates and their mysterious captain, who loves to party.[3]
8 (8) "There's No ARRGH in "Team"" US: 2022-12-15
FR: 2022-12-15
UK: 2022-12-15
As Sonic's crew races to the Prism Shard, they quickly realize they're not the only ones after it. There's only one way to win — they gotta go fast![3]


On December 10th, 2020, Netflix released the first teaser for the at-the-time unnamed series on Twitter, announcing the collaboration with Sega, WildBrain and Man of Action Entertainment.[4] On February 1st, 2021, the series' title and premise was officially announced with a press release.

On December 6th, 2022, Netflix announced that the first episode would be able to watch in full for free through Sonic Speed Simulator five days before the official Netflix debut of the series.[5][6]

Promotional Material


Sonic the Hedgehog television shows
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) | Sonic the Hedgehog (1993-1994) | Sonic Underground (1999) | Sonic X (2003-2004) | Sonic Boom (2014-2017) | Sonic Prime (2022)