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The Powerpuff Girls: Unleashed is an American action-comedy superhero television series serving as a sequel to The Powerpuff Girls by Craig McCracken, being developed by Genndy Tartakovsky, Lauren Faust and Maxwell Atoms. It is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and it will premiere on Cartoon Network on May 16th, 2020.

Tropes

  • Action Girl: the main trio.
  • Actor Allusion:
    • [Blossom/Charlotte]
    • [Bubbles/Harley Quinn]
    • [Buttercup/Tommy Pickles]
    • [Morbucks/Mandy]
  • Adaptational Jerkass: [Bubbles]
  • Adapted Out: several characters, most notably the Narrator, the Mayor, Ms. Bellum, the Talking Dog and the Gangreen Gang, don't show up in this sequel.
  • Adorkable: TBD
  • Ambiguously Bi: 
    • The way Blossom interacts with Miss Magical could be considered flirtatious by some fans.
    • [Bubbles falling on it too]
  • Animesque: the art style is.
  • Arch-Enemy: despite the Doctor being the series' primary antagonist, the Girls still consider Mojo Jojo as their arch-nemesis.
  • Art-Shifted Sequel: unlike the original 1998 series, this art style is more anime-inspired.
  • Badass Adorable: all of the girls.
  • Badass Bookworm: Blossom.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Bubbles (beauty), Blossom (brains) and Buttercup (brawn).
  • Berserk Button: TBD
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Bubbles (blonde), Buttercup (brunette) and Blossom (redhead).
  • Big Eater: [Buttercup]
  • Book Dumb: [both Bubbles and Buttercup]
  • Butt-Monkey: Bubbles tends to suffer the most from it.
  • Catchphrase: TBD
  • Cloudcuckoolander: [Bubbles at times]
  • Darker and Edgier: the series when compared to the 1998 one.
  • Dumb Blonde: Bubbles is known for not being that smart.
  • Everything Sounds Sexier in French: Aimee.
  • Fiery Redhead: Blossom occasionally falls into this.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: TBD
  • Girlish Pigtails: Bubbles had these as a child, but she changed her hairstyle to loose (and sorta messy) hair as a teenager.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Bubbles is the girliest of the trio, although she also likes TBD.
  • Hormone-Addled Teenager: [Bubbles]
  • Jerkass: TBD
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold:
    • Buttercup.
    • Bubbles occasionally.
  • Kid Hero: basically, every Proton Academy student.
  • Ms. Fanservice:
    • The main trio in their teens, especially Blossom.
  • Nice Girl: TBD
  • Overarching Villain: [the Doctor]
  • Punny Name: [Biff]
  • Shared Universe: From the easter eggs throughout the series, it is highly likely that this shares the same universe as Dexter's Laboratory, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, and even Eric and Claire.
  • Ship Tease: TBD
  • Shout Out:
    • [Original 1998 series reference]
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: TBD
  • Superhero School: Proton Academy.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Headmistress Proton qualifies for this for both the Mayor and Ms. Bellum.
  • The Ditz: Bubbles is this at times.
  • Time Skip: it has been 11 years since the events of the original series with the girls now being 16.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: [Buttercup]
  • Town Girls: Bubbles (femme), Buttercup (butch) and Blossom (neither).
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Bubbles is (still) horrified of cockroaches.

Trivia

  • Dawson Casting: all child and teenage characters in the series are voiced by adults.
  • Fake American:
  • Fake Nationality: Miss Magical is French, yet she is voiced by an American voice actress.
  • Role Reprise: every returning character from the 1998 series is voiced by their respective voice actors in this incarnation.
  • Vocal Evolution: considering the Girls are now in their teens, it's noticeable that their voices sound different from when they were children.
  • What Could Have Been: TBD

YMMV

  • Accidental Innuendo: TBD
  • Awesome Art: the show's artstyle is one reason why the show is praised, as it is noticeable a cross between that of Powerpuff Girls Z, Sym-Biotic Titan and DC Super Hero Girls.
  • Base-Breaking Character: TBD
  • Broken Base: TBD
  • Complete Monster: TBD
  • Designated Hero: TBD
  • Designated Monkey: TBD
  • Designated Villain: TBD
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: TBD
  • Evil is Cool: TBD
  • Evil is Sexy: 
    • Admit, Electric Elris is basically hot.
    • [Sedusa]
  • Fan Nickname:
    • Fans tend to call this "My Powerpuff Academia" and "The Sky High of CN" due to Proton Academy.
    • [associated to the Ben 10 sequels because same situation as SU: Future]
    • Some fans, however, rather see it as Steven Universe Future, due to the fact that all of the main characters are grown into teenagers.
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: considering that Professor Utonium and Ms. Keane are still good friends, most fans still root for them to get back together.
  • Fandom Rivalry:
    • [PPG 2016 for more than obvious reasons]
    • [Sym-Biotic Titan, friendly rival since Genndy]
    • [Ben 10 series, but mostly on friendly terms]
    • [AT and SU, but mostly on friendly terms, although both overlap with the toxic fandom]
    • [CN School]
  • Fanfic Fuel: TBD
  • Foe Yay Shipping:
    • [Blossom/Morbucks]
    • [Invisibelle/Electric Elris]
  • Fountain of Memes: TBD
  • Friendly Fandoms:
    • Many fans of the original 1998 series get along with fans of this, as fans of the former believe that this is way better than the 2016 reboot.
    • Fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and DC Super Hero Girls get along well with fans of this, mainly since Lauren Faust was one of its developers.
    • [Dexter's Lab and SJ]
    • [Stella]
    • [CN School]
  • Ho Yay Shipping: [Blossom/Miss Magical]
  • Incest Yay Shipping: pairing either one of the sisters with each other is very common, mainly Blossom/Bubbles.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • [something similar to Ultra Instinct Shaggy with Bubbles]
    • Electric Elris once said "I am too electric to handle" with a sexy-ish face which becomes a meme.
      • [eventually generating a Ricardo mashup]
    • [The "OH MY GOD! THEY HAVE EARS, NOSES, FINGERS, AND TOES!" meme]
  • Most Annoying Sound: [Bubbles screeching/crying]
  • Nausea Fuel: TBD
  • What Do You Mean, It's For Kids?: TBD
  • Win the Crowd Back: after the mixed-to-negative reviews of the 2016 reboot, this series managed to attract older fans back into the franchise and TBD.
  • X Meets Y: The Powerpuff Girls meets X-Men meets Sky High meets My Hero Academia.

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