Slugterra is an American/Canadian television series created by Asaph Fipke. It premiered on Disney XD on October 15, 2012, at 3:30 PM ET. The series is produced by the Canadian animation studio Nerds Corps entertainment.
After discovering his father went missing in action, Eli Shane ventures down to the underground world of Slugterra. With new friends and by training collectible creatures called slugs, Eli and his team must travel around Slugterra to find and take down bad guys, as his father did before him. Along the way, they will gain powerful enemies, most notably Dr. Blakk, a man who plans to overtake Slugterra by infecting the slugs and transforming them into "Ghouls". Did I mention that the slugs have different kinds of powers, get shot out of a blaster, and can turn into magical beasts at 100 mph.
Eli Shane (voiced by Sam Vincent): The series main protagonist who grew up on the surface. He always dreampt of traveling down to Slugterra. Now that he's there, he must become The Shane, a slugslinging vigilante who must defeat the bad guys throughout Slugterra. Eli has heart, courage, and determination and is always prepared to protect. His favorite slug is an Infurnus named Burpy.
Pronto (voiced by Lee Tockar): A supposedly proud and knowledgeable Molenoid tracker, Pronto is the first person Eli meets. However, his sense of direction is off as he knows shortcuts that lead through Shadow Clan territory. He is very full of himself but is always honored to sling slugs alongside a Shane.
Trixie (voiced by Shannon Chan-Kent): The group's slug expert, Trixie is a tough girl who knows to sling a gnarly shot. Throughout the series, Trixie is seen documenting her adventures. She is always thinking up a plan and hates it when bad people cause trouble. Trixie films informative videos about slugs called Slugisodes.
Kord (voiced by Andrew Francis): Kord is a cave troll and the engineer of the team. He upgrades their equipment, tricks out their Mecha-Beasts, and occasionally pulls pranks on Pronto. He always keeps his cool and trains with Eli. Kord is very muscular with a heart of equal size. When Eli is victorious in duels, Kord is seen noogying and hugging/crushing him.
Dr. Blakk (voiced by Mark Oliver): Dr. Thaddius Blakk is the series main anatonagist and the owner of Blakk Industries. He is rich, powerful, and a ruthless slugslinger. He plans to control Slugterra and annihilate the slug magic that keeps the underground world alive. He abducts slugs and uses Dark Water to turn the friendly critters into horrific abominations called Ghoul slugs.