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Powerpuff Girls Z (Japanese: 出ましたっ!パワパフガールズZ Hepburn: Demashita! Pawapafu Gāruzu Zetto, lit. They're Here! Powerpuff Girls Z) is a Japanese magical girl anime series directed by Megumu Ishiguro, based on the American animated television series The Powerpuff Girls. The anime is co-produced by Cartoon Network Japan and Aniplex and was animated and produced by Toei Animation, featuring character design by Miho Shimogasa who is also the character designer of Cutie Honey Flash and Ultra Maniac and one of the animation directors of the Sailor Moon original anime franchise. As production occurred in Tokyo, Japan, Craig McCracken who is the original creator of The Powerpuff Girls was not directly involved with the project.

The 52-episode series aired in Japan on TV Tokyo between July 1, 2006, and June 30, 2007. It also aired on AT-X and on Cartoon Network in Japan. The series was dubbed and produced by Ocean Productions in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where as such, none of the voice actors for the original The Powerpuff Girls are present in the dub with most of the Canadian voice cast doing imitations of the original voice cast and it was aired on Cartoon Network Philippines and Boomerang (Australia and New Zealand) in 2008. A manga of the same name by Shiho Komiyuno ran in Shueisha's Ribon magazine between July 2006 and June 2007.

Plot

The series takes place in Tokyo City, where Professor Utonium and his son, Ken Kitzawa and Ken's robotic dog Peach were busy on Chemical X, a powerful substance but when they have tea, Peach accidentally drop a daifuku to a vat of Chemical X and it magically transforms to Chemical Z, a new form of the original powerful substance. However, the impact of Chemical Z causes climate change where several countries around the world having an instant weather calamity so Ken uses a beam ray attached to Chemical Z and blasts Chemical Z on one of the main icebergs in the bay of Tokyo City and the impact of Chemical Z from the iceberg causes several black and white rays of light to appear in the skies above Tokyo City where three ordinary girls, Momoko Akazutsumi, Miyako Gōtokuji, and Kaoru Matsubara, are engulfed in white lights and become Hyper Blossom, Rolling Bubbles, and Powered Buttercup, the heroines of justice, respectively. However, the numerous mysterious black lights cause others to turn to the side of evil and transforms them into monsters, so the Powerpuff Girls Z must use their weapons like a red yo-yo, a silver bubble rod and a yellow and green hammer to protect Tokyo City from monsters such as Mojo Jojo, Him, Fuzzy Lumpkins and other monsters.

Episodes

Main article: Powerpuff Girls Z episode list

Media

Music

The series uses four pieces of theme music, two opening themes and four ending themes. In the English dub, an original song is used for the opening theme whilst the end credits used shortened and slightly sped up versions of the Japanese opening and ending themes. The official soundtrack was released in Japan on June 27, 2007. The soundtrack consists of TV size versions of most of the series theme songs, the series score by composers Taichi Master and Hiroshi Nakamura presented in the form of a party mix and character songs performed by Emiri Katō, Nami Miyahara and Machiko Kawana. The album's booklet features concept art for all the characters.

Opening themes
  1. "Kibō no Kakera" (希望のカケラ Pieces of Hope) by Nana Kitade (eps 1-26)
  2. "Jig THE Upper" (ジグTHEアッパー Jigu THE Appā) by Hoi Festa (eps 27-52)
Ending themes
  1. "Mayonaka no Doa" (真夜中のドア Door of Midnight) by Liu Yi Fei (eps 1-13)
  2. "LOOK" by HALCALI (eps 14-26)
  3. "Tōri Ame" (通り雨 Rain that Passes by) by Wiz-US (eps 27-39)
  4. "Himawari" (ひまわり Sunflower) by Hearts Grow (eps 40-52)

Manga

A manga adaptation was illustrated by Shiho Komiyuno, was published in Shueisha's Ribon magazine between July 2006 and June 2007 and it features original characters in the manga like for example, a pair of androids by the name of Alpha and Beta who appear as the main antagonists and a popular kid in school by the name of Natsuki Urawa who Momoko has a heavy crush on.

Video game

A video game entitled Game de Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z (ゲームで出ましたっ! パワパフ ガールズ Z Gēmu de Demashita! Pawāpafu Gāruzu Zetto) was developed by Infinity and published by Bandai for the Nintendo DS on June 12, 2007. It has board-game style gameplay similar to Mario Party and features Hyper Blossom, Rolling Bubbles and Powered Buttercup competing with Mojo Jojo to get to the center of the board, competing in minigames along the way.

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Trivia

See also

References

External links


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The Powerpuff Girls logo
Media
Television: The Powerpuff Girls (Episodes) • 2016 Reboot series (Episodes) • The Powerpuff Girls Z

Theatrical Film: The Powerpuff Girls Movie
Specials: Twas the Fight Before ChristmasThe Powerpuff Girls Rule!!!Dance Pantsed
Pilots: Whoopass Stew: A Sticky Situation!Meat Fuzzy LumpkinsCrime 101
Home Video: Video
Video Games: Bad Mojo JojoPaint the Townsville GreenChemical X-tractionRelish RampageMojo Jojo's Clone ZoneHIM and SeekDefenders of TownsvilleMojo MadnessBattle HIMMojo Jojo A-Go-GoMojo Jojo's Pet ProjectGlitch Fixers
Music: soundtracks
Books:

Characters
Main Characters: BlossomBubblesButtercupProfessor UtoniumThe Mayor of TownsvilleSara BellumMs. Keane

Villains: Mojo JojoPrincess MorbucksHIMThe Gangreen GangFuzzy LumpkinsThe Rowdyruff BoysSedusaDick HardlyBianca BikiniThe Amoeba BoysChelseaFemme FataleManboyWhite KittyAllegroRainbow the Clown / Mr. MimeThe SmithsLenny BaxterRoach CoachThe Boogie ManMask ScaraAbracadaverFluffy BunchOil MonsterGiant FishballoonBroccoloidsMinistry of PainDragon-Like MonsterLou GubriousJanitaurThe Mayor of CitiesvilleThe GnomeWhimsical WillyMajor ManSteve the MonsterMojo Jojo's ArmyDooks of DoomMadame ArgentinaThe PowerbluffsMopey PopoMike BrikowskiMax Von NitrateMr. WednesdayEye MonsterFredHeadsuckerJeromeMr. Burglar ManJemmica
Other characters: BunnyRobin SnyderBulletSteamypuff GirlsCaptain RighteousLeftyMike BelieveElmer SglueRun-of-the-Mill GirlsMajor Glory (crossover) • Valhallen (crossover) • Harry PittPowerpuff Girls' Imaginary FriendSanta ClausMitch MitchelsonTwiggy

Locations
TownsvillePokey Oaks KindergartenMidway Elementary SchoolProfessor Utonium's HouseMalph'sHot Dogs On A SkewerTownsville City Opera HouseThe Powerpuff StorePokey FolksSilico IndustriesCitiesville
Objects
Songs
Episodes
Original:

Season 1: Monkey See, Doggie DoMommy FearestInsect InsidePowerpuff BluffOcti EvilGeshundfightButtercrushFuzzy LogicBoogie FrightsAbracadaverTelephoniesTough LoveMajor CompetitionMr. Mojo's RisingPaste Makes WasteIce SoreBubbleviciousThe Bare FactsCat Man DoImpeach FuzzJust Another Manic MojoMime for a ChangeThe Rowdyruff BoysUh Oh Dynamo
Season 2: Stuck Up, Up and AwaySchoolhouse RockedCollect HerSupper VillainBirthday BashToo Pooped to PuffBeat Your GreensDown n' DirtyDream SchemeYou Snooze You LoseSlave the DayLos Dos MojosA Very Special BlossomDaylight SavingsMo JobPet FeudImaginary FiendCootie GrasThe Powerpuff Girls Best Rainy Day Adventure EverJust DessertsTwisted SisterCover UpSpeed DemonMojo JonesinSomething's a Ms.Slumbering with the Enemy
Season 3: Fallen ArchesThe Mane EventTown and OutChild FearingCriss Cross CrisisBubblevisionBought and ScoldGettin' Twiggy With ItCop OutThree Girls and a MonsterMonkey See, Doggy TwoJewel of the AisleSuper ZeroesCandy Is DandyCatastropheHot Air BuffoonPloys R' UsThe Headsucker's MoxyEqual FightsPowerprof.Moral DecayMeet the Beat AllsHelter ShelterPower Lunch
Season 4: Film FlamAll Chalked UpGet Back JojoHim Diddle RiddleSuper FriendsMembers OnlyNano of the NorthStray BulletForced KinKnock It Off
Season 5: Keen on KeaneNot So Awesome BlossomPower-NoiaMonstra-CityShut the Pup UpToast of the TownDivide and ConquerBurglar AlarmedShotgun WeddingSave MojoSubstitute CreatureThe Boys Are Back in TownSee Me, Feel Me, GnomeyPee Pee G'sBoy ToysSeed No EvilThe City of ClipsvilleLying Around the HouseBubble BoyA DocumentaryGirls Gone MildCursesBang for Your BuckSilent TreatmentSweet 'n' Sour
Season 6: Prime MatesCoupe D'EtatMakes Zen to MeSay UncleReeking HavocLive & Let DynamoMo' LinguishOops, I Did It AgainA Made Up StoryLittle Miss InterpretsNight MayorCustody BattleThe City of NutsvilleAspirationsThat's Not My BabySimian SaysSun ScreamThe City of FrownsvilleWest in PiecesCrazy Mixed Up PuffsMizzen in ActionRoughing It UpWhat's the Big Idea?Nuthin' SpecialNeighbor HoodI See a Funny Cartoon in Your FutureOcti-Gone
Reboot:

See also


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1990s
The Moxy ShowSpace Ghost Coast to CoastWhat a Cartoon!Dexter's LaboratoryBig BagJohnny BravoCow and ChickenI Am WeaselThe Powerpuff GirlsEd, Edd n EddyMike, Lu & OgCourage the Cowardly Dog
2000s
Sheep in the Big CityTime SquadSamurai JackGrim & EvilJustice LeagueWhatever Happened to... Robot Jones?Codename: Kids Next DoorThe Grim Adventures of Billy & MandyEvil Con CarneTeen TitansDuck DodgersFoster's Home for Imaginary FriendsMegas XLRStar Wars: Clone Wars (non-Time Warner) • Justice League UnlimitedBaby Looney TunesHi Hi Puffy AmiYumiKrypto the SuperdogThe Life and Times of Juniper LeeCamp LazloFirehouse TalesJohnny TestRobotboySunday PantsMy Gym Partner's a MonkeyBen 10Squirrel BoyClass of 3000Out of Jimmy's HeadChowderTransformers: Animated (non-Time Warner) • The Mr. Men ShowBen 10: Alien ForceThe Marvelous Misadventures of FlapjackStar Wars: The Clone Wars (non-Time Warner) • The Secret SaturdaysBatman: The Brave and the BoldThe OthersidersBrainRushDestroy Build DestroyBobb'e SaysDude, What Would Happen
2010s
Ben 10: Ultimate AlienScooby-Doo! Mystery IncorporatedGenerator RexMadSym-Bionic TitanTower PrepRobotomyYoung JusticeThe Problem SolverzRegular ShowThe Looney Tunes ShowThunderCatsSecret Mountain Fort AwesomeLevel UpGreen Lantern: The Animated SeriesThe High Fructose Adventures of Annoying OrangeDreamWorks DragonsBen 10: OmniverseIncredible CrewBeware the BatmanOver the Garden WallLong Live the RoyalsApple & Onion
Current
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Upcoming
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Films
Dexter's Laboratory: Ego TripThe Flintstones: On the RocksThe Powerpuff Girls MovieParty WagonFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends: House of Bloo'sCodename: Kids Next Door: Operation: Z.E.R.O.Class of 3000: HomeFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Good Wilt HuntingRe-AnimatedMy Gym Partner's a Monkey: The Big Field TripCamp Lazlo: Where's Lazlo?Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey AdventureBilly & Mandy: Wrath of the Spider QueenBen 10: Secret of the OmnitrixBen 10: Race Against TimeCodename: Kids Next Door: Operation: I.N.T.E.R.V.I.E.W.S.My Gym Partner's a Monkey: Animal School MusicalUnderfist: Halloween BashFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Destination ImaginationEd, Edd, n Eddy's Big Picture ShowBen 10: Alien SwarmFirebreatherLevel UpBen 10: Destroy All AliensRegular Show: The MovieUntitled Adventure Time film
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