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->''But deep in my heart, I feel love so alive\\
In the depths of my soul, I know we will survive.''

''ComicBook/{{Cybersix}}'' was an Argentinian comic book that had its rights bought by a Canadian company, who then passed the animation duties off to [[TMSEntertainment a Japanese company]], and the result was this cartoon. The series lasted from September to November, 1999. A total of 13 episodes in a single season.

By night, Cybersix is a female superhero dressed in leather fighting the creations of her own MadScientist creator, and putting to rest the bizarre schemes of his son. By day, [[SweetPollyOliver "Adrian"]], a [[{{Bifauxnen}} male]] high school literature teacher, fending off one of 'his' amorous students and trying to hide her SecretIdentity from her best friend and love interest, Lucas. With him, her black panther SideKick Data 7, and street urchin Julian, Cybersix defends the city of Meridiana while fighting monsters for the sustenance she needs to survive.

With gorgeous animation, a likable and interesting plot and characters, the show only had 13 episodes, different networks that aired them (i.e. Teletoon in Canada and FoxKids in America), and did not recieve a DVD release until almost 15 years after it aired. For years, it aired irregularly in Canada and France, so other viewers have largely had to depend on the kind souls that KeepCirculatingTheTapes on Website/YouTube. [[http://www.hulu.com/cybersix The English version went live on Hulu in 2013]], and it finally recieved a DVD release in late 2014 thanks to Creator/DiscotekMedia.

If you were looking for the article about the comics, it can be found [[Comicbook/{{Cybersix}} here]].
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!!This show provides examples of:

* ActionGirl: Cybersix.
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Lori and Lucas receive this treatment, having a more pleasant appereance than their comic book counterparts. [[http://browse.deviantart.com/art/Lori-Anderson-Comparison-193742855 Here is a comparison of Lori]].
** The title character herself is also considerably different looking between the comics and cartoon. [=Cartoon!Cybersix=] is much less [[MostCommonSuperpower busty and voluptuous]] and has more of a gymnast's figure, which is what you'd expect for a woman who gets around by jumping across rooftops. Whether or not this counts as a straight example or an inversion is a matter of personal taste.
* AllThereInTheManual: There are certain things that you have to research or read the comic book to understand: where Cybersix got her costume, how she escaped from Von Reichter, and other BackStory things. It also helps if you want to understand exactly ''what'' the Cybers are and how Von Reichter created them, as well as the Technos, Fixed Ideas, and other creatures mentioned on the show.
* AmazingTechnicolorPopulation: The Fixed Ideas are green, with blond hair. In the comic, however (which is monochrome), they're implied to have normal skin tones.
* AdaptationDistillation: The cartoon to the comic. They removed much of the extraneous NavelGazing among ''many'' other things, which makes this also a fine example of a PragmaticAdaptation.
* AdaptationDyeJob: In the original comics, Lori is stated to be a blonde, whereas her hair is red in the cartoon.
* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Julian.
* AlternateIdentityAmnesia: Lucas, whenever he turned into a werewolf in episode 10.
* ArtEvolution[=/=]ProgressivelyPrettier: Lucas is fairly ugly-looking in the first episode. As the series progresses, his design changes slightly to be a little more handsome as befitting his role of LoveInterest.
* ArtificialHuman
* AttractiveBentGender: Cybersix as "Adrian" is actually quite good-looking.
* BadassCape: It can rival Franchise/{{Batman}}'s in pure awesome [[BuffySpeak swishiness]].
* BadassLongcoat: Lucas wears this from time to time, and usually is more effective when he does. Yashimoto also dons one.
* BadassNormal: Lucas would probably count. He can't do too much against the various monsters that attack, but he's still able to tackle a Fixed Idea that he found strangling Cybersix and has helped in various other ways (along with having no qualms about rushing into dangerous situations to help). He can order Data7 around; now, ''that's'' badass.
** Don't forget Yashimoto, who's able to keep up with Cybersix's rooftop escapades and hold off two Fixed Ideas (although he really didn't beat them).
* BigBad: Von Richter.
* BigEater: Lucas. Look at him scarf down that food in the opening! Cybersix even cracks a joke in Episode 7 when she finds him at the diner not eating as "a newsworthy event". And the server claims the chef loves cooking for him because if he wasn't there, "he would get out of practice".
* BleachedUnderpants: The original comics are ''very'' adult. The show, on the other hand, is tame enough for a Saturday morning cartoon even with the mature themes present.
* BrattyHalfPint: Josť is plenty bratty himself. However, his tantrums and annoying behaviors are actually done on purpose, for laughs.
* ChekhovsGun: In the episode ''The Eye'', Adrian watches Lucas show his chemistry students the effects of liquid nitrogen. Lucas picks up a tennis ball and bounces it on the desk, before spraying it with nitrogen. When he tries bouncing the ball again, it shatters. Cybersix later uses this information to ultimately destroy the episode's Eye monster.
** Pretty much any trick that Jillian has shown at the beginning of the episode he will use later.
* CircusOfFear: Episode 11.
* CityOfAdventure: Meridiana. Everything seems to happen in Meridiana. In fact, there's only one episode that spends time outside Meridiana, and that was only because the villain of that episode found out that Adrian was Cybersix, and stalked his/her field trip.
** Sort of justified in that Von Reichter and Josť know that Cybersix lives in and protects Meridiana and thus continue to send monsters and weapons there to catch or kill her.
*** Not to mention that the comics strongly hint they were there originally, and she purposely hunted them down.
* ClarkKenting: Cybersix wears no mask, so Adrian brushes his/her hair differently and wears glasses. Not to mention the [[{{Crossdresser}} cross-dressing]].
* CombatStilettos: Cybersix wears them in her superhero persona. She is often shown using them as weapons, stomping on goons and so on. Justified in the comic in that she stole the costume off a ''prostitute''.
* CoolBigSis: While she knows that he can take care of himself during the day, Cybersix doesn't neglect Julian, occasionally visiting him and keeping him safe when needed.
* CoolTeacher: Lucas. He's {{Badass}} enough to intimidate the worst delinquents at his (pretty tough) school, easygoing enough to laugh at himself and joke with the students, conductor of fun science experiments in the classroom and he genuinely likes his pupils, bonkers though they may be. Interestingly, he's one of the few teachers in the media we see preparing for class, setting up lessons and adhering to health and safety regulations (in the liquid nitrogen/Giant Flying Eye episode).
** Surprisingly, Cybersix's "Adrian" persona is ''not'' a CoolTeacher. While extremely academic and clearly fond of his subject, he's pretty dry, has little tolerance for antics, and meets Lucas when certain students ambush him for turning down Lori's attentions. No doubt he'd be promoted to CoolTeacher if the students realised what "Adrian" was up to in his free time...
* {{Creepy Good}}: Cybersix and Data 7.
* CuteBookworm: Cybersix as Adrian, given that (s)he's a lit teacher and often seen quoting poetry.
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Josť.
* {{Delinquents}}: Lori is the head of her own gang.
* DidTheyOrDidntThey: In "The Bluebirds of Horror", Cybersix spends almost a full 24-hours holed up with Lucas in his apartment. What were they doing that whole time?
* DoAndroidsDream: Explained in the books. Referred to as "resistored dreams" in the first chapter.
* TheDragon: Josť is this to Von Reichter.
* DragonAscendant: The last scene of the last episode implies that Josť has become this.
* DumbMuscle: The Fixed Ideas.
* EmbarrassingSlide: Provides the only bit of background the audience got on Lucas: that he was once an anorexic boxer.
* EpicFail: Josť tries to intimidate someone with his fighting style, only to trip and knock himself out.
* EverythingFades: The show used with some odd videogame references that are almost certainly unintentional. When defeated, the Fixed Ideas evaporate, leaving behind a pile of clothes & a "Sustenance" vial (what actually keeps them alive). What makes this weirdly video-game like? The vial they drop is something Cybersix desperately needs to stay alive. It's literally a health powerup for Cybersix.
** Another variant occurs in the episode ''Blue Birds of Horror'', when Data 7 destroys the Monster of the Week by throwing it into an electrified transmission tower, causing it to literally be burned to ash.
* EvilVersusEvil: In the final episode, Josť [[spoiler: reprograms the bomb that his father Von Reichter sent to destroy Meridiana, because Josť doesn't want to lose his position as crime lord. The base is blown up and seemingly kills Cybersix; making it seem like a TheBadGuyWins scenario...but it is implied that Cybersix is still alive later.]]
* EvilutionaryBiologist: Most of (if not all) the MonsterOfTheWeek candidates are creatures that Von Reichter created. Josť seems to be heading along the same path as well.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Even when this animated series was notably LighterAndSofter than the original comic, it was still able to get away with several stuff quite...uncommon for a TV-Y7 show.
** For starters, Josť goose-steps ''everywhere.''
* GeniusBruiser: Lucas again. He seems to be not only a biology, but a chemistry teacher as well, a published writer, and some scenes suggest he's trying to replicate Sustenance. He's also a skillful brawler who has no qualms about taking on Fixed Ideas, ''and winning.''
* HeartwarmingOrphan: Julian, and even Cybersix to an extent.
* HeelFaceTurn: Data 7.
* HeroicBystander: Lucas, Lori, and Julian all step into this role in different episodes.
* HeroicSacrifice: Terra. And boy is it a TearJerker.
** Also the monster who could turn invisible, [[spoiler:who let herself fall off of a bridge to her death so that Cybersix could survive an oncoming train]]. Cybersix herself could count, when she goes to confront Von Reicter in the final episode and is fully prepared to die. [[spoiler:The ending implies that she does survive though.]]
* HighClassGlass: Von Reichter's monocle.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Pretty much a RunningGag with Josť.
* HotForTeacher: Lori, probably for two even!
* LeeroyJenkins: By the end of the first episode it becomes fairly apparent that Von Richter will never be able to create a monster scary enough that Lucas won't try to fight it head-on. By the third episode Cybersix resorts to having Data Seven guard Lucas in his apartment to try to keep him out of harm's way. The man does not seem to even have the concept of a survival instinct. Fortunately he's a bit more BadAss than most Leeroys.
* {{Leitmotif}}: ''Everybody in the show.'' Even one episode characters. The most consistently recurring ones, though, are Cybersix's (which is based on the opening theme), and another for Josť, both of which are used so consistently and well that they become musical heads-ups as to who is currently in a scene.
** Oddly, Lucas is the only major character who lacks one. The composer indicated that this was a deliberate choice, as Lucas was basically the ultimate bystander, always getting swept up in the action.
* LighterAndSofter: The animated series is '''way''' softer than the original comic, which was more violent and had high sexual content.
* LightningBruiser Both Cybersix and Data7. Lucas is pretty agile too for such a big guy.
* MadeOfIron: Lucas, who takes tons of punishment throughout the series, sometimes even more than the heroine herself. We're sure he's totally human, right?
* MakeMeWannaShout: One MonsterOfTheWeek was a flock of flying goblins that could fire sonic blasts from their mouths.
* MeaningfulRename: Cyber 29 --> Data 7.
* MinionWithAnFInEvil: The Fixed Ideas. They are simply dumb muscles following commands, when not following commands they are usually just looking at the things as if a child does.
* {{Mook}}s: Called 'Fixed Ideas', they have green skin and red eyes. Mostly employed by Josť as bodyguards and movers, and to assemble various devices. When Cybersix knocks them out, they disappear and leave a vial of 'Sustenance' (see EverythingFades above).
* MythologyGag: The helmet Josť wears to pilot his DrillTank in episode 5 is the same one that he dons at one point in the comic -- only in the comic he wore it while pursuing Cybersix in the guise of a toddler riding a tricycle.
* TheNapoleon: Josť.
* NaziNobleman: Von Reichter.
* NiceHat: Cybersix's hat is ''fantastic''.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Cybersix/Adrian is a [[LegoGenetics genetically-engineered]] [[TheyFightCrime crime-fighting]] [[CrossDresser cross-dressing]] [[SternTeacher lit teacher]].
* OneNameOnly: Von Reichter. His first name is probably some variation of Joseph, given that his son/clone is named Josť, and it would also be a reference to another famous Nazi MadScientist who fled to Argentina, Josef Mengele (who fled Argentina after Adolf Eichmann was captured under the name "Josť Mengele").
* NoOntologicalInertia: In one episode, Lucas is infected by a werewolf monster and turns into one himself. When Cybersix destroys the monster, Lucas's scars immediately heal and the infection disappears.
** Semi-justified in that one of the ways to cure werewolf-ism was to kill the original werewolf. Doesn't explain the scars, though.
** Also semi-justified in that the episode implied that those infected by the original werewolf only transformed through her will of it rather than simply transforming every full moon.
* OlderThanTheyLook: We are never given his age, but Josť is insistent that he is not a child and even shows interest in Lori in one episode. (In the comic, he is a genetic copy of von Richter, with a more or less adult mind in a child's body.)
* PassThePopcorn: Josť gets popcorn when he is watching Cybersix drown.
* PantheraAwesome: Data 7. Just look at the picture!
* ParentalAbandonment: Let's see, Julian is an orphan, Yashimoto acts as both Ikiko's brother and guardian, and Cybersix and Data 7 have some... issues with their "dad."
** The only character shown to have two living parents is Lori; they are briefly seen in the finale.
* {{Patricide}}: In the finale, one of Von Reichter's creations finally kills him. [[spoiler: Although he may have technically been killed by one of his no-name monsters, he was doomed to die anyway by the hand of none other than Josť.]]
* PhlebotinumDependence: All of Von Reichter's creations are dependent on the enigmatic Sustenance to survive, including Cybersix herself. Having no direct supply, she's forced to feed on Sustenance contained in the very creatures that Von Reichter sends after her.
* ProHumanTranshuman: Cybersix was created to be a Nazi style Ubermensch, but steadfastly defends humanity against Von Richter.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Lucas and Adrian, to their students.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: Cybersix, for one.
* RunningGag: For all the scenes that start with Lucas eating at a restaurant, he never finishes a single meal. It's a shame, too, because [[FoodPorn the food always looks absolutely delicious]].
** He does in Episode 7.
* ScaryShinyGlasses: Josť, occasionally.
* SceneryPorn: While the whole show is beautifully animated, one scene features a breathtaking waterfall as the backdrop.
* SelfDisposingVillain: Generally averted (see ThouShaltNotKill).
* SelfMadeOrphan:[[spoiler: By the end of the series; Josť, who blows up his father's seaside lab...with him in it.]]
* ShoutOut: One of the robotic animals in the Circus is [[WizardOfOz a flying monkey]].
* SmugSnake: Josť.
* StockFootage: Lucas is always watching the same soccer game.
* SweetPollyOliver: Inverted in that her ''civilian'' identity is the male one.
* TechnicolorScience: Sustenance, the fuel that Cybersix and Von Reichter's other creations run on is glowing neon green.
* TheBigGuy: Lucas, amusingly enough for a show's main LoveInterest. He's big enough and strong enough to be able to go toe-to-toe with Fixed Ideas and actually hurt them, though he never wins any fights with them, and he's shown to be capable of taking a ''lot'' of punishment.
* TheCowl
* TheTrickster: Compared to the other genetic creations, Cybersix is weak and outdated. She stays alive and topples her assailants through trickery and wit ([[ThePowerOfFriendship and some good friends]].)
* ThouShaltNotKill: Generally averted. Data 7 destroys a giant humanoid bird by throwing it into an electrified transmission tower, Yashimoto poisons a giant squid-like monster with toxic gas grenades and then Cybersix crushes it under a giant folding bridge, Cybersix and Data 7 expose the flying goblins to sunlight, and Cybersix and Data 7 eventually kill the werewolf monster that infected Lucas.
** And, in order for Cybersix to gain Sustenance, she needs to kill Von Reichter's creations, with Fixed Ideas being the easiest prey.
** Incidentally, in the much grittier comic, she avoids killing those she takes Sustenance from, even though she has no empathy for them.
* ThoseWackyNazis: Specifically said in the comic, but only subtext in the show, Von Reicter was a Nazi. Josť's constantly doing the trademark Nazi goose-walk in the show, too.
* TimmStyle: It ''is'' based off a comic book.
* TrulySingleParent: Von Reichter and Josť.
* TwoPersonLoveTriangle: Cybersix/[[SweetOnPollyOliver Adrian]] and [[LovesMyAlterEgo Lucas]]. Amusingly, at times, it sure seems like Lucas likes the male identity as much as the female.
* TurnedAgainstTheirMasters: All the Cybers, including (obviously) Cybersix herself, but it seems that Von Reichter is incapable of creating anything with the slightest bit of intelligence (which excludes fixed ideas and [[MonsterOfTheWeek monsters of the week]]) that does ''not'' turn on him in the end. [[spoiler: This includes his own son, Josť.]]
* UglyGuyHotWife: Cybersix is rather attractive as both a man and a woman. Lucas is a blonde shaven gorilla. He does get better as the series goes on, though, and his personality and loyalty are his most attractive features.
* TheVamp: Elaine in ''Full Moon Fascination''.
* WholePlotReference: "Bluebirds of Horror" is pretty much ''Cybersix'' meets ''TheBirds''.
* WorldOfBadass
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!!Episodes of this series provide examples of:
* CircusOfFear: ''The Greatest Show in Meridiana''
* {{Oculothorax}}: ''The Eye''
* PrivateDetective: ''Yashimoto, Private Eye''
* FeatheredFiend: ''Blue Birds Of Horror'' (complete with homages bordering on gratuitous to the TheBirds)
* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: Play straight through most of the series, but in "The Greatest Show in Meridiana", when faced with a giant computer that controls robotic monsters, Lucas simply [[spoiler: unplugs it.]]
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