When there's danger, you'll once again know who to call next year, as Cartoon Network has announced a quasi revival of the 2003-2006 Teen Titans animated series to debut as part of the DC Nation Saturday morning block in 2013. It's not a full-on continuation of the original show, but it comes pretty close.
The new series, Teen Titans Go! will, according to the press release announcement, feature "the return of Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg in all-new, comedic adventures. Character-driven comedy is the order of the day as this new take on the super hero series focuses on the funny business than happens between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. They may be super heroes who save the world every day... but somebody still has to do the laundry!" Teen Titans Go!was also the title of DC's comic book tie-in to the original 2003-2006 show.
The original voice cast will return for the new half-hour show, including Tara Strong as Raven and Khary Payton as Cyborg, with Green Lantern: The Animated Series' Sam Register and Batman: The Brave and The Bold's Michael Jelenic acting as producers.
The announcement of this series raises the possibility of other characters/series that have appeared as shorts during DC Nation so far - amongst them, Super Best Friends Forever, Animal Man and Plastic Man - being turned into full-length series at some point in the future. Maybe if we cross our fingers and wish hard enough...
DC Nation continues to air Saturday mornings on Cartoon Network at 10am Eastern/Pacific.
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