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Fire Striker
Genre Action
Adventure
Science Fiction
Comedy-Drama
Superhero
Creator: Chris Prynoski
Country of Orgin United States
Original Language English
No. of episodes 87
Executive Producer Chris Prynoski
Running Time 22 minutes
Original Network Adult Swim
Original Release June 5 2017
Rating TV-14-LDV
Seasons 4
Production Company Titmouse Inc.

Fire Striker is an american superhero animated series created by Chris Prynoski who is known for making motorcity. It's produced by Titmouse Inc. The show premiere on June 5 2017 on Adult Swim.The show is rated TV-14-LDV for Action, dark themes, crude humor and language. The show receive critical acclaim for its storytelling, animation, and characters.

Plot

Season 1(The Beginning)

A kid named Shun who discovers a watch called fire striker that made him turn to Fire Striker and he has to fight other strikers before they take over the world.

Season 2 (Melissa Saga)

1 year after the first season, Shun meets an old childhood girl named Melissa.

Season 3 (Beginning of the end)

2 years after the second season shun and his crew fight Tyler once and for all.

Season 4(The Final Strike)

20 years after Shun and his friends defeated Tyler and everything was peaceful but then Tyler's dad come back to town after years of missing and he is God Striker.

Cast

Main

Regina King(in style of Huey from the boondocks) as Shun - Shun is the main character of the show. Shun is a really smart 14 year old(15 in season 2, 17 in season 3, 37 in season 4) boy. He is a martial arts master and is really sarcastic. He cares for his family and friends. Younger brother of Jessica.

Donald Glover as Tyler/Killer Striker - Tyler is the main villain in the show, a 21 year old(22 in season 2, 24 in season 3, 44 in season 4) assassin who makes high tech weapons to kill his targets. He has a secret company and he use that company to sell his weapons and rob banks.

Tara Strong as Alex - She is Tyler's 14 year old sister(15 in season 2, 17 in season 3, 37 in season 4). She goes to Shun's school and befriends Shun and Troy. She also has a crush on Roy. She is known as killer girl.

Tara Strong as Melissa- She is a 14-year-old(15 in season 2, 17 in season 3, 37 in season 4) girl who has speed powers because of the big bang. She is childhood friends with Shun. She became a main character in season 2.

Greg Cipes as Troy who is shun's best friend and is the comic relief. In season 2, he becomes Lightning Striker.

Scott Menville as Dipper - a 14 year old(15 in season 2, 17 in season 3, 37 in season 4)who can turn into a hulk-like monster.

Tom Kenny as Fire Striker Assistant - fire striker's watch who helps him with missions.

Recurring

Jessica DiCicco as Jessica - She's a 17 year old(18 in season 2, 20 in season 3, 40 in season 4) girl who is Shun's sister.

Production

Development

Animation

Soundtrack

Fire Striker/Soundtrack

Season 4

Since season 4 is kind of different then the first 3 seasons I am going to make an article about it.

Fire Striker:The Final Chapter

TV Movie

In San diego Comic Con 2021, Adult swim announce that season 4 is the final season of fire striker and will have a TV movie to end it.

Fire Striker:World War Striker

Scripts

List of Fire Striker Scripts

Tropes

List of Fire Striker Tropes

Game

Fire Striker: The Game

Broadcast

In Canada, Fire Striker premiered on June 30 2017 on Teletoon at Night until the block ended on April 1 2019. It then move to Adult Swim.

Controversy

The "Fire Striker the Murderer" Controversy

Ever since Fire Striker the Murderer episode aired, social justice warriors been sending death threats to Adult Swim to cancel it. Despite fire striker getting lots of backlash, fans of the show defend Adult Swim and Fire Striker.

TV Rating

Fire Striker is rated TV-14-LV for

Action - There's lots of intense fight scenes with blood.

Some Dark themes - There's some dark themes in some episodes like talking about riots, gangs, deaths, and some other dark themes

Language - There is some language in the show such as hell, damn, pissed, shit, bitch, ass, etc.

Episodes

List of Fire Striker Episodes

Graphic Novel Series

Fire Striker(comics)

Trailers/Promos

List of Fire Striker Trailers/Promos

107 Facts about Fire Striker

107 Facts You Should Know About Fire Striker

Reception

Critical Response

The show became a hit every since it's first episode. The show was a critical acclaim critics,fans and ,viewers love it for the storytelling, dark themes, animation, characters and humor. The show is one of Adult Swim's most watched and popular show. The show has an 8.8/10 on IMDB and has a 4 out of 5 stars on Common Sense Media.

Season Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
1 97% 93
2 94% 87
3 96% 88
4 98% 95

Ratings

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

  • Shun has an Aqua Teen Hunger Force phone case.

Merchandise

Fire Striker/Merchandise

Awards

Teen Choice Awards

Awards Category Nominee(s) Result
Teen Choice Awards 2018 Favorite Animated TV Show Won

Annie Awards

Awards Category Nominee(s) Result
45th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement,Writing The Fire Striker Crew Won
45th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement,Storyboard Chris Prynoski Nominated
45th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement,Voice Acting Regina King Won
45th Annie Awards Outstanding Animation Won

Emmy Awards

Emmy's Awards Category Nominee(s) Result
70th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Animated Program The War Won
70th Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Character Voice Over-Promance Regina King as Shun Nominated
70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Trivia

  • Chris Prynoski's favorite part of this show is the storytelling
  • The show was originally suppose to be on Disney XD but wasn't since disney rejected it for being too dark
  • Adult Swim made a poll on their website saying "who is your favorite fire striker character?" 1st place was Tyler with 498,000 votes, 2nd place was Shun with 431,000 votes, 3rd place was Troy with 241,000 votes, 4th place was Fire Striker's assassiant with 140,000 votes and 5th place was stacey with 48,000 votes
  • This is one of Adult Swim's most expensive show.
  • Fire striker was also in Cartoon Network: Cartoons Unite!
  • MF DOOM is the voice of Fire Striker promos.
  • Shun's original name was Kai
  • Troy's original name was Roy
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