Ni-Hao Kai-Lan: Robots Are Magic! is the third fan-made spin-off of the series, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan. The show follows the characters from the show, meeting their favorite characters from their favorite video game, Night Parties At Kunekune's. The series took place after the final episode of Ni-Hao Kai-Lan.
About the show
This spin-off centers around the adventures of Kai-Lan and friends, as they face many challenges with their new robotic friends. They will also come across new characters; good or bad, as well as solving problems, going on challenging adventures, and maybe an epic battle in every season or two. Some characters will be based on characters from other TV shows, movies, literature, video games and reality.
New Characters (and cast)
6-year-old Kunekune is an animatronic dragon. He is red-orange, has black spikes, yellow underbelly, orange eyes, and a "flame" at the end of his tail. He's known to be shy and very nice (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
5-year-old Jack is an animatronic jackalope -- a rabbit with antlers. He's colored pale yellow, black nose, blue eyes, white belly, and a thunderbolt-shaped tail. He's known to be hyperactive and playful (voiced by Roger L. Jackson).
5-year-old Spike is an animatronic cockatrice (half chicken, half serpent). He has a white head, red crest, red eyes, dark green scaly body, and yellow talons. His twin brother is Thorn. He's helpful and reliable, but can be stubborn (voiced by Ashleigh Ball).
5-year-old Thorn is a twin brother of Spike and is also an animatronic cockatrice. His crest is purple and spiked up, purple eyes, and his scaly body is a dark sea green color. He's braver than his brother, and likes to take risks (voiced by Tara Strong).
6-year-old Ulysses is an animatronic unicorn pony. He has light pink skin, green eyes, and a light blue mane. He's very stylish and he doesn't like to get dirty (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
4-year-old Manny is an animatronic manticore. He has a light orange body, dark blue tail, reddish-purple eyes, black nose, and a dark red mane. He has a pair of wings. Like Thorn, he likes to take risks. He's also very loyal to his friends (voiced by Elizabeth Daily).
5-year-old Felix is an animatronic phoenix. He has a red body, yellow eyes, orange talons, and a yellow beak. He's smart and knows what he's doing (voiced by Cathy Weseluck).
3-year-old Cappy is an animatronic kappa. He is the youngest of the robots. He's colored green, wears a turtle shell, has a beak, and his eyes are dark green. Even though he's young, he's the most intelligent out of the eight (voiced by Ashleigh Ball).
4-year-old Oggy is an animatronic ogre. He became the ninth main animatronic in the series at the end of the Season Two premiere episode, It Came From Outer Space. He has green skin and darker green eyes, darker than Cappy's. He wears a tan long-sleeved shirt and he has two antennae-like appendages on his head. In his debut, he's seen to be very timid, especially around new people (voiced by Tara Strong).
Antagonists with a (~) in front marks their redemption.
He is a Genie; a light blue skinned boy with purple eyes. He wears red trousers, golden shoes, and wears golden bands around his wrists. He is not as bright as Medley (voiced by Ingrid Nilson).
She is an evil Medusa. A light clammy-skinned girl with red eyes, long dark blue hair, black dress shoes, and a long white dress. On her hair are snakes. She is depicted as bossy and sort of cocky. (voiced by Kelly Sheridan).
Pronounced (ker-o-jine). He looks like a purple Pac-Man ghost. He has arms, legs, black shoes, and pale white eyes. He currently serves as a supporting character (voiced by Peter New).
Golden Kunekune ~
He looks just like Kunekune, except he's entirely golden. He is an evil spirit. He serves as a supporting character like Kerogine, but isn't as evil and dangerous (voiced by Roger L. Jackson).
He is an evil dark-colored jackalope. He made his first debut in Kai-Lan Investigates, as a criminal. He currently re-appears as a regular villain (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
Grim Griefer ~
A skeleton in a black robe. He made his first debut in A Shipful Of Shivers. He captured Spike when he 'witnessed' him wearing his boot (voiced by Ryan Beil).
Tanner is an animatronic tanooki who made his debut in the Season 1 episode Thanksgiving Mess-Up. He caused a huge confusion during the Thanksgiving party by shapeshifting into a few of Kai-Lan's close friends, until his real identity is revealed towards the end. It's also known that he worked for Medley and Gene (voiced by Grey Griffin).
The Stink Bugs
A colony of blue stink bugs, only five served as villains. They make their first debut in This Can't Be Happening In Ant City!.
- Lemon is the leader of the gang, also the middle child; she is depicted as bossy, selfish, and tomboyish. (voiced by Chiara Zanni).
- Stinky is the shortest and the youngest of the gang; he is depicted as disgusting and unintelligent. He also seems to have a sweet tooth (voiced by Madeleine Peters).
- Bookworm is the second oldest; he is basically the opposite of Stinky -- intelligent and good-looking (voiced by Marleik Walker II).
- Rowdy is the oldest of the five; he is depicted as very competitive and hot-headed. He also speaks in a thick Southern accent (voiced by Jet Jurgensmeyr).
- Shell is the fourth oldest and second youngest of the five; he is depicted as awkward and very shy (voiced by Ingrid Nilson).
She's an evil siren who made her first debut in the episode Toyland. She's depicted as serious and bossy, which contrasts Walcott's goofiness (voiced by Sharon Alexander).
He's an evil werewolf who made his first debut in the episode Toyland. He's depicted as goofy and unintelligent, which contrasts to Sierra's intelligence and bossiness (voiced by Danny Balkwill).
He is an animatronic serpent who made his first debut in the episode Animatronics Revolt!. He is cruel and dark, as he convinces Kunekune and his crew that humans are bad. He also has a stutter (voiced by Kathleen Barr).
A dark knight who made his first debut towards the end of Nova Knightmare, Part 1, and also appeared in the episode after that. He battles Pitchy Richy, but ends up escaping towards the end (voiced by Doron Bell).
A large animated lightbulb who made his first debut in the episode Stomp-dora's Box. He started out as just a lightbulb in which his features appear more monster-like after Stompy opened the box that he was told not to open. Voltong is said to be the evil behind the cursed box, and once the box was open, he held Stompy captive. Unfortunately for him, angering & insulting Kerogine caused him to shrink down to ant size and to be punished by Stompy at the end (voiced by Samuel Vincent).
First appeared in the episode Land Of The Sea, Gothlings are, presumably, the darker and evil versions of the Hula Ducks. Unlike the Hula Ducks, they are able to speak. As their name says, they are goslings in gothic clothing. Notable Gothlings include:
- Darkling. The leader of the clan, he's normally evil, but hides it from Kai-Lan and her friends by pretending to be nice (voiced by Ingrid Nilson).
- Butch. The crazy one of the four. Like Darkling, he pretends to be nice to Kai-Lan and her friends and is naturally cruel (voiced by Kathleen Barr).
- Clancy. The clever one of the four. Like his fellow friends, he has a dark and cruel personality that he masks over his friendly demeanor (voiced by Jet Jurgensmeyr).
- Lynn. The slightly loony one of the four. Like his fellow friends, he possesses an evil demeanor that he hides when first encountered by Kai-Lan and friends (voiced by Kathleen Barr).
An animatronic Tasmanian Devil, Toshihiro is the antagonist in two parter, The Candy Land Map. He is the founder and leader of a mysterious (fictional) town on an unnamed region known as Candy Town. He has the philosophy that "true friendship" comes from being equal and that having special talents of any kind only leads to disharmony (voiced by Nika Futterman).
Other New Characters
Rainbowbolt is a pegasus who helps Kai-Lan and her friends. Not much is known about him, but he's known to be helpful and brave. It's revealed in Take Us To China, Part 2, that he is the brother of the most cruelest villain in China (voiced by Donovan Patton).
A sphinx first encountered in the episode Feeling Felix Keen. Not much is known about him, but he's known to be quite knowledgeable and polite (voiced by Grey Griffin).
He's Rintoo's twin brother, who may be older than him. He makes his debut in Meet My Brother. In his first appearance, he's very jerky and a bully to Rintoo's friends (voiced by Ingrid Nilson).
Mitta is Kai-Lan's sister, who is probably a year older than her. She first appeared in New Girl In Town! (voiced by Andrea Libman).
A legendary creature who lives in the woods. He first appeared in The Legend Of Whitetail. He is depicted as happy and loves parties (voiced by Ted Lewis).
A legendary creature and lives in the woods. He is one of Whitetail's friends, and debutted in the same episode as Whitetail. Giggles is depicted as cheerful and easily excited (voiced by Andrew Francis).
A legendary creature that lives in the woods. She is one of Whitetail's friends, and appeared in The Legend Of Whitetail. She is depicted as often sad and weak, but can always find a way to cheer herself up (voiced by Nicole Oliver).
A legendary creature that lives in the woods. He is one of Whitetail's friends. He is depicted as hot-headed and easily enraged, but can always find a way to feel less grumpy (voiced by Samuel Vincent).
A legendary creature that debuts in The Legend Of Whitetail, and one of Whitetail's friends. He is depicted as easily frightened and timid, but can always try to find the courage to be brave (voiced by Peter New).
A legendary creature that debuts in The Legend Of Whitetail, and also one of Whitetail's friends. He is depicted as easily disgusted and cautious, but he can always try to have fun (voiced by Brian Drummond).
A ghost who looks exactly like Kerogine, but is colored light blue instead of purple. His first debut is Someone's In The Clouds With Our Minds. It is revealed that he and Kerogine are good friends. Phantabus is depicted to be nice and a bit sensitive. It's not known if he and Kerogine are related (voiced by Samuel Vincent).
A winged-unicorn who made his debut in Take Us To China, Part 2. In the episode, Rainbowbolt tells Kai-Lan and her friends about his troubled past. They try to reason with him to not be very destructive, but eventually changes his mind and becomes their friend. After his redemption, Volcanian is depicted to be kind and intelligent. He's still somewhat shy (voiced by John de Lancie).
He is a leprechaun who first made his appearance in The Invisible Prank. He is shown to be funny, helpful, and joyful (voiced by Patton Oswalt).
A baby dinosaur introduced in In The Egg. Not much is known about him, but he's shown to be very talkative and friendly. He develops a friendship with Kunekune when he first met him (voiced by Tom Kenny).
The Thunderbolts are an aerial team of pegasi that made their first appearance in the Season 2 episode One Last Flight. The members include:
- Captain Dragonfly. He is the (former) leader of the team and is retiring (voiced by Samuel Vincent).
- Sunspot. He is shown to be tough and bold, but also has a softer side (voiced by Vincent Tong).
- Whirlwind. As the new leader of The Thunderbolts, he is depicted to be smart, thoughtful, and brave (voiced by Thomas Hobson).
- Evergreen. He is depicted to be strong and fearless. Often, he does not say more than "that's right" (voiced by David Godfrey).
A musical band of four chipmunks that easily let Kai-Lan join them on their debut episode, Punked Up. The members include:
- Ardone. He is the oldest, as well as the leader of the ChipChords. He has orange fur and hair, blue eyes, and a red long-sleeved shirt with a large A in neon green. He is depicted to always have a positive attiude. He's the lead singer (voiced by Trevor Devall).
- Sanford. The second oldest, as well as the drummer of the ChipChords. He has black fur and hair, green eyes, and a blue long-sleeved shirt trimmed with white. He is depicted to be the intelligent one (voiced by Brian Doe).
- Thobniar. The third oldest. He plays the keyboard in the band. He has blond fur and hair, brown eyes, and a dark green hoodie. He's depicted to be happy most of the time (voiced by Ian James Corlett).
- Lawrence. The youngest, also the guitarist. He has white fur/hair, gray eyes, and an orange long-sleeved shirt with a flame pattern on it. He is depicted to be dull and monotone (voiced by Brian Drummond).
Gander is a playground bully who makes his debut in The Bully. He is a kid two/three years older than Cappy and tries to pick on him, until at the end of the episode, he changed his ways and became nicer (voiced by Kyle Rideout).
A space monster who first made his appearance in Nova Knightmare. He is the oldest of his siblings. He started out as boastful and rude, but this goes away as he becomes more loyal and heroic (voiced by David Godfrey).
A space monster who first made her appearance in Nova Knightmare. She is the second oldest and the only female of her siblings. She is depicted to be smart and brave. She also has a bit of a temper (voiced by Rebecca Hussain).
Tortuguerras are an odd species of tortoise/lizard/alien hybrids that reside in a town deep in the Chinatown forest, which is Crater Village. These are the creatures Kai-Lan, Kunekune, Jack, Spike, and Thorn encountered. The Tortuguerras first appeared in the short film of the series, Tale Of The Tortuguerras. Notable characters include:
- Silver Claw. He is the first martian introduced. He is a party planner, appears to be friendly and welcoming. He's also a bit self-proclaimed and selfish. (voiced by Brian Drummond).
- Jeanette. She is the second creature to be introduced. She is the only female Tortuguerra introduced, however. Jeanette is known to be classy and beautiful. She has a crush on Hodeo, but is worried when he doesn't speak to her (voiced by Amanda Leighton).
- Hodeo. He is the third Tortuguerra introduced. He's shown to be shy and awkward, also is in love with Jeanette (voiced by Vincent Tong).
- Goldeesh. The fourth Tortuguerra introduced. He's shown to be perky and quite clumsy. It's revealed that he had his Tortuga Mark removed, yet has no clue what a Tortuga Mark is. (voiced by Ian James Corlett).
- Clover. Fifth Tortuguerra introduced. He's quite gentle and a bit guillible, also cautious. He is the one to explain that since their town has everything they need, no one ever leaves (voiced by Ian James Corlett).
- Sundown. Sixth Tortuguerra introduced, presumably Moonlight's brother. When the friends found him, he is mourning over the loss of Moonlight and feeling guilty for letting him face his fate. Later, when the friends try to escape, he appears as a slime monster who holds the others back, giving the friends a chance to run. He is the only creature in town who knows that everyone is cursed as a punishment for tormenting Moonlight (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
- Moonlight. Seventh and last Tortuguerra introduced. As a child, he has discovered his special talent for finding things, signified by a magnifying glass Tortuga Mark. The townspeople believed it to be a curse and tormented him until his life was taken away; his skeleton sits in the closet in an abandoned house. His ghost roams part of the Chinatown forest, and when he accidentally leads the friends to the crippled town, he apologizes and helps them (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
Rainbowbolt's twin, his first appearance being Every Little Thing He Does. He's quite helpful and shown to be tolerant with anyone, even if they are extremely annoying and brash (voiced by Vincent Tong).
The cousin of Mr. Dragon, Monsieur LochNess made his first debut in the episode C.P.O.V. (Creature Point Of View), towards the end. He's depicted to be friendly and happens to be the cause of the train accident. It's revealed that he loves grilled cheese sandwiches and candy (voiced by Vincent Tong).
A skeleton that first debutted in In The Garden Of Bones And Barry. He is the twin brother of Bognam, and stated to be different from his brother; Barry is confident and forward while Bognam tends to cower most of the time (voiced by Tom Kenny).
A skeleton that first debutted in In The Garden Of Bones And Barry. He is the twin brother of Barry, and is different from his brother; Bognam tends to cower most of the time, while his brother is confident and forward (voiced by Rob Paulsen).
Sir. Q. Skelequan
The father of Barry and Bognam. He made his first appearance in In The Garden Of Bones And Barry. He started out as evil and cruel, then towards the end he was changed to a good guy (voiced by Tom Kenny).
A (presumably) friend of Barry and a mellow mummy who runs a restaurant in a cemetary. He first debutted in In The Garden Of Bones And Barry (voiced by Scott McNeil).
A robotic computer built by Medley in the episode Fall For The Evil. He is used to capture Kai-Lan and her friends, but her plan goes slightly wrong when he becomes smitten with Kai-Lan, and is shown to be caring and loving towards her. When she's out of her 'trance', he still holds feelings for her (voiced by Brian Drummond).
A large spider who helps out the gang in the episode Sleep Thrills. He speaks with a slight southern accent (voiced by Vincent Tong).
Allie is an odd-looking female ant and San San's sister who made her appearance in the episode New Ant In Town!. She is sweet, artistic, and soft-spoken (voiced by Andrea Libman).
Lily is a female fox introduced in the series' Season Three film. She's first seen guarding the entrance of Tumbleweed Village, and later as a nurse. She is very nice, but tends to take her job too seriously. She also seem to be very sensitive when it comes to being yelled at. In Love Is Magic, she is revealed to be Oggy's love interest (voiced by Ashleigh Ball).
Charlie is a bold and tough animatronic chicken who is introduced in the Season Five two-part premiere. He is a resident of Candy Town (voiced by Rebecca Shoichet).
Tucker is a strong and level-headed animatronic turtle who is introduced in the Season Five two-part premiere. He is a resident of Candy Town (voiced by Kazumi Evans).
An animatronic penguin, Pedro is an excitable and party-loving resident of Candy Town. He is introduced in the Season Five two-part premiere (voiced by Tabitha St. Germain).
An animatronic human clown, Luna is a kind baker and a resident of Candy Town. She is introduced in the Season Five two-part premiere. In Love Is Magic, she is revealed to be Felix's love interest (voiced by Claire Corlett).
A childhood friend of the Monkey King, he's the cautious type. Chang is an otter. He appears in the flashback during the episode Hero Prodigy (voiced by Claire Corlett).
A childhood friend of the Monkey King, he's the adventurous type. Gorg is a rhino who looks much like Lulu. He appears in the flashback during the episode Hero Prodigy (voiced by Grey Griffin).
A childhood friend of the Monkey King, she is the girly girl who has a habit of saying "like". Smoochie is a penguin who wears a frilly dress. She appears in the flashback during the episode Hero Prodigy (voiced by Grey Griffin).
Two troublemaking scorpions, Toxico and Poisonro, who tease the Monkey King and friends. They make their appearance during a flashback in the episode Hero Prodigy (voiced by Tara Strong and Andrea Libman, respectively).
An exotic animal hybrid of a dinosaur and a bird. He makes his appearance during a flashback in the episode Hero Prodigy. He was hesitant upon meeting the Monkey King, but quickly becomes an adventurous friend to him. Their friendship didn't last long, since Drizzle was eventually caught and has to be taken to the zoo, where he belongs (voiced by Sam Vincent).
A 17-year-old boy, he is an explorer and possibly works at the zoo. He makes his appearance during a flashback in the episode Hero Prodigy (voiced by Vincent Tong).
A 5-year-old girl who is Cappy's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. She is seen fishing near a lake.
She is Gander's sister and is Jack's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. She is shown to have an interest in balloon animal-making.
A 7-year-old girl who is Kunekune's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. It's revealed she loves dragons and is a sweetheart.
A 6-year-old girl who is Spike's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. She is shown to have an interest in books and gets excited when she first met Spike (voiced by Rebecca Shoichet).
A 6-year-old Hispanic girl who is Thorn's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. She appears to be quite emotional when she first met him. She's also an animal lover.
A 5-year-old girl who is Manny's love interest in the episode Love Is Magic. She is shown to be quite tomboyish, as she has an interest in sports and arcade games.
A 9-year-old kid who turns out to be a boy that Ulysses fell for. He is a musician (voiced by Nicole Oliver).
A pink female pegasus that Volcanian falls for. She and him grew up together in China. She has the same name as the G4 My Little Pony character (voiced by Nicole Oliver).
A fictional creature that controls time. He was found by Rintoo, Cappy, Ulysses, and Felix in an abandoned castle on a snow-covered island when his attacks sent the four back in time (voiced by Tom Kenny).
Facts about the show
- This spin-off was thought up by PinkiePie6 (formerly RainbowDash8).
- The characters (from the show) are still the same.
- The show's episodes will be references to other TV show episodes, movies, literature, and video games.
- It will features songs; they will be parodies to songs from other media. (ex: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Spongebob, Backyardigans, etc.)
- Most of the characters have voice actors/actresses from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.