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    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Back In A New TV Series

    Cowabungaaa, etc.

    Over the years, there have been some truly great iterations of those beloved sewer-dwelling superheroes, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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    And Nickelodeon is giving us a whole new interpretation with the animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Get an exclusive first look at the trailer below:

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    This time around, the guys are rocking new looks and new weapons, and their characters include different details.


    Raphael (voiced by Omar Miller), a snapping turtle, wields twin tonfas.

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    Leonardo (voiced by Ben Schwartz), a red-eared slider, uses a ōdachi sword.

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    Donatello (voiced by Josh Brener), a softshell turtle, sports a tech-bo staff.

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    And Michelangelo (voiced by Brandon Mychal Smith), a box turtle, arms himself with a kusari-fundo.

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    Fans will be thrilled to hear that the Turtles’ most trusted ally and iconic New Yorker, April O’Neil (voiced by Kat Graham), will return...

    Nickelodeon, Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images well as Splinter (voiced by Eric Bauza), everyone's favorite father figure and sensei.

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    Plus, John Cena will voice the villainous Baron Draxum, an alchemist warrior mutant who seeks to turn all of humanity into mutants.


    Just, ya know, cowabunga.


    The series is set to premiere later this year on Nickelodeon, but in the meantime you can catch the cast give out the award for “Favorite Instagram Pet" during the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards on March 24.

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