Thereís more to a can than you think!
Created by Vooz, the same Korean company that brought you Pucca, Canimals revolves around a bunch of cute animals with cans for their bodies. They love to play with the environment around them, often times hiding in their cans from humans.
The series consists of computer animated critters running around in live action settings. Their numerous shorts usually revolves around Canimals playing around in various everyday objects and places. They tend to focus on six particular members: Mimi, Oz, Ato, Uly, Fizzy, and Nia.
A fast growing franchise, they already are showing up plushies, shirts, pillows, cups, and other merchandise. They have also been showing up in apps for the Android and iOS.
Tropes in the Canimals series:
- Badass Adorable: Seeing how the Canimals get around places much larger than they are may put you in awe.
- Bad Butt: Fizzy and Oz, the action loving kitties
- Berserk Button: Yes, these adorable critters can go berserk, especially Mimi.
- Big Eater
- Cats Are Mean: Granted, the dogs can be just as mean.
- Color-Coded Characters: The color and/or pattern on the can helps distinguish Canimals in their hiding state.
- Canimals Can Breathe in Space: Justified, they're aliens from a distant planet.
- Determinator: All of them.
- Cute Kitten: Half of the main Canimals
- The Ditz: Notably Ato and Uly, who are both dogs.
- Sometimes the Canimals cross into Genius Ditz category when it comes to figuring out a use for everyday objects.
- Dogs Are Dumb
- Hair Decorations: Mimi
- Precious Puppies: The other Half of the main Canimals
- Fragile Flower: Nia
- Hidden in Plain Sight: The Canimals retreat into their can bodies when humans are around.
- Le Parkour
- Loads and Loads of Characters: There happens to be many more Canimals outside of the main cast including lions, skunks, chameleons.
- Lovable Coward: Nia and sometimes Ato
- Mundane Object Amazement
- Narcissist: Mimi
- Naughty Is Good: The Canimals are curious little beings, yet they prank and steal from each other.
- Pintsized Powerhouse: Itís quite surprising to see such tiny critters push around step ladders
- Ridiculously Cute Critter
- Right Under Their Noses: *see Hidden in Plain Sight*
- Roger Rabbit Effect
- Shrinking Violet: Nia, again.
- Super-Deformed: the Canimals consists of big heads and small can bodies!