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Tagsanimation, early elementary, mega man, tween
Before all the spare interchangeable super-parts, before bosses were named after obscure animals, and before arm cannons were called X-Busters and could be charged somewhere between six or seven times, Mega Man was known as the blue bomber. His classic blue and cyan color palette got him through a lot of fights with robot masters over the years, so if there was a look to go with when designing a Saturday morning cartoon for your kids to watch, Mega Man’s original style would be it.
You’ve played the games, but have your little ones played them yet? I beat Mega Man 2 when I was six years old, so it’s never too early to start. Once they’ve had a taste for the classics, why not introduce them to a cartoon about their new favorite robot hero? The Megaman DVD Collection contains the first 13 episodes of the 1994 TV series, which pits him against most of the robot masters from the first game, but in cartoon form.
Protoman makes an appearance, too, but I won’t spoil that for the younger fans who don’t know who he is yet. I’ll give them a hint, though: it’s a lot like Speed Racer.