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The Main Trio

    In General 

  • Freudian Trio: Ilana is The Ego, Lance is The Id, and Octus is The Superego.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: While they are aware that the Mutraddi have taken over Galaluna, none of them realize that General Modula is the one behind the invasion and is sending the monsters to Earth.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between: Ilana (Nice), Lance (Mean), and Octus (In-Between).
  • Only One Name: Nothing is known about their last names. “Lunis” might even be a last name they made up in order to fit in with people on Earth. As for Octus, he is a robot and might not even HAVE a last name.
  • True Companions: Gradually grow into this as the series goes on.
  • Two Guys and a Girl: Well, technically Octus is a robot, but identifies as male, so it counts.
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    Princess Ilana/Ilana "Lunis" 
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Voiced by: Tara Strong

The princess of the planet Galaluna, Ilana is sent to Earth alongside Lance and Octus for her protection against Modula's forces, disguising themselves as students in Sherman High School. She is compassionate and well-intentioned, but her naivety of human ways causes the student body to label her a "doofus." Ilana and her armor system Corus is the "heart" of the Sym-Bionic Titan.


  • Academic Athlete: She studies hard and usually gets good grades. Also, she did great in the cheerleading tryouts by performing impressive gymnastics, and she is also shown to be a great soccer player.
  • And Then John Was a Zombie: In “The Demon Within”, because of a serum injected into her by a monster, she turns into one herself.
  • Anime Hair: Seriously, how does her hair manage to stay up like that? And from the looks of her dad, it apparently runs in the family. The one time you actually get to see her hair down is very briefly when the cheerleaders and she fall into the school pool. Cut to the next scene, and her hair is automatically back up again. Her wet hair comes up again when she steps out of the shower wet and wearing a bathrobe in a motel, and her wet hair is down again but doesn’t immediately rise up and stays down for the rest of the scene. The hairstyle appears to be a Galalunian cultural thing. Baron in episode 8 has this hairstyle as well, as do several Galalunian background characters.
  • Barrier Warrior: Corus, her armor system, is equipped with force fields.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Strongly averted in Episode 13, then again briefly at the beginning of Episode 16 when she gets herself dirty from climbing down a well.
    • Episode 19 shows that she doesn't always look so fantastic in the mornings.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She may be a Nice Girl, but she has her moments of holding grudges. In episode 3, she gets fed up with Lance’s impulsive training and recklessness, staying mad at him for at least half of the episode. Also, in episode 5, even though Lance thanks her for convincing the officer to let him go via Loophole Abuse, she immediately ignores it and chews him out for his car race that he did WITHOUT a driver’s license.
  • Birds of a Feather: When she meets Jason, another socially awkward person who tries to be cool, at a party. They hang out, and she possibly rose romantic feelings for him. She even invites him as her date at prom. That is, until duty calls and she has to go off to fight, much to his disappointment.
  • Body Horror: Happens during episode 13, "The Demon Within". The burns from her injury look gruesome, but the transformation sequences are quite a bit more graphic, going to the point of showing Ilana, still technically thinking and acting as herself, seeing her reflection in a puddle, and discovering that part of her head has opened to reveal her brain.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Played With. Her hair is teased up to rise to a point on top most of the time, and when she gets out of the shower in a motel, her wet hair is down and reaches between her chin and her shoulders. However, she is nowhere near a Tomboy.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Lance is definitely the brooding type, and whenever Ilana is not trying to get him to act happy, she tries to understand him and help him out with his problems. This is best shown in “Shaman Of Fear”, when Ilana knows that Lance is also having nightmares and tries to gently have him explain what they mean to him.
  • Chest Blaster: Her armor fires blasts from her chest.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Has a compulsive need to help people in trouble. Sometimes it's a good thing, other times it's not. This was present back in her days as a princess much to the exasperation of her father and bodyguard.
    Ilana: A little girl lost her pet down a well. I couldn't bear to see her cry, so I went down and got it.
    The King: Of course. There's always a well.
  • Closer to Earth: She is quicker to accept human lifestyles and customs than Lance and Octus.
  • Clothing Damage: Poor Ilana just cannot catch a break from time to time. During some of her battles with monsters, her clothes can be quite damaged as seen after Titan deforms. And when she is turned into a monster, her transformation rips her clothes to shreds. And when she changes back, she is left completely naked, which makes Lance awkwardly take off his long sweater and put it on her.
  • Cool Loser: Most of her classmates either ignore her or make fun of her.
  • Daddy's Girl: She loves her father so much that seeing an illusion of him dead causes an emotional breakdown.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In “Elephant Logic”, Titan has just been hit right after defeating the monster. When it deforms, Lance awakens and looks up. To his horror, he sees Ilana in front of him, seemingly dead. He runs to her, and holds her head in his hands, begging for her to wake up. Of course, because this is only the third episode and she is the main character, she does.
  • Doom Magnet: All the creatures she and her friends encounter are on Earth specifically to either kill or capture her and as long as she's on Earth, Modula will just keep sending monsters to kill her.
  • Enemy Scan: Done in episode 3, "Elephant Logic", on the mysterious, gaseous blob that's destroying everything, then on the dragon monster.
  • Energy Weapon: Corus can shoot a beam capable of destroying anything. This gets shown off in episode 11.
  • Fallen Princess: She was a princess in her home town but now she's one student among many.
  • Fish out of Water: She's out of her depth at an earth high school.
  • Fragile Speedster: Her Corus armor seems to be like this, yet it's sturdy enough to survive a falling building and a stomping from a false Manus unit unscathed.
  • Go-Getter Girl: She joined the Homecoming Committee and was quickly elected The Leader.
  • Gold Makes Everything Shiny: Her armor is shiny and golden.
  • Graceful Ladies Like Purple: Her princess dress in the intro; significant because she doesn't wear princess clothes again.
  • Granola Girl / Hippie Chick: Appears as one because of her overtly friendliness and peace-loving nature, but this is just as a result of her being a princess.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She has blonde hair and is a kind and compassionate girl.
  • The Heart: Both metaphorically and literally, since she helps keep the team together and her armor forms the heart of the Titan.
  • It's All My Fault: As shown in “Shaman of Fear”, she has been getting nightmares that involve her guilt over not protecting her fellow citizens of Galaluna and them being in danger because of her.
  • Light Is Good: Her armour is gold-coloured, and she is The Heart of the trio.
  • Love Freak: Resulting in considerable mockery from her classmates.
  • Magic Skirt: Whenever she wears a skirt it always stays down.
  • Missing Mom: There's been no mention of her mother so far, and the one possible cameo of her is questionable.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She has a pretty face, and wears a wide assortment of flashy outfits. She has also been seen coming out of a motel shower with nothing but a bathrobe on, and stays that way for the rest of the scene.
  • Nice Girl: She's a very compassionate and thoughtful person who will do anything for others.
  • Out of Focus: The unfortunate side effect of the series getting cancelled so soon; Lance was the focus of the first half of Season 1 and Octus was the focus of the second.
  • Plucky Girl: Constantly upbeat; a great contrast with moody Lance.
  • The Pollyanna: Definitely the most upbeat and optimistic member of the group.
  • Powered Armor: Her Corus unit is like this and is only slightly larger than an adult human by a foot or so.
  • Princesses Prefer Pink: A fair portion of her outfits consist of either pink or purple. Even the screens inside her armor are pink.
  • Protectorate: It is Lance and Octus's responsibility to ensure her well-being.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: When Galaluna was at peace, she did a lot of diplomatic and humanitarian work, as well as copious rescues of trapped-in-a-well pets.
  • The Kirk: The "Heart" in the Galanuian trinity of heart, body, and mind.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The official spelling of her name is I-L-A-N-A, but some spell it as Illana or Elana.
  • Spock Speak: Similar to that of Starfire (even though she's voiced by Raven). This lasts for only the first few episodes because she has to blend in...
  • Socially Awkward Hero: Not “socially awkward” per se, just used to acting with courtesy and not used to acting like a normal teenager. She gets better over time, though.
  • Unlimited Wardrobe: She's worn four different outfits in a single episode.
  • Youthful Freckles: She's a young girl with freckles.

    Corporal Lance / Lance "Lunis" 
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Voiced by: Kevin Thoms; as a child by Elan Garfias (in "Shaman of Fear") and John DeVito (in "Shadows of Youth").

A Galalunian soldier and Ilana's bodyguard. Lance is labeled as a "bad boy" at school when he unintentionally draws all the girls' attention. He is not one to back out of a fight and is very protective of Ilana, easily mistaking anything as a threat to her. Lance and his armor system Manus is the "body" of the Sym-Bionic Titan.


  • Heroic Vow: His vow is to protect Ilana from whatever may endanger her.
  • Hidden Depths:
    Ilana: Why do you think my father chose somebody so...strange?
    Octus: Maybe your father sees something in him that none of us do.
  • Hot-Blooded: He is very emotional when it comes to dating with girls, and complete with Hot-Blooded Sideburns.
  • Idiot Hair: Far from being an idiot, though.
  • Instant Expert: He manages to learn to play guitar over the space of a couple days.
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks!: Invoked. He had a short lived tenure in a band, only to be fired because he was too "mainstream".
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He can be pretty intense when it comes to protecting Ilana, evidently shown in the second episode, but he's well-intentioned and will try to make up for his wrongs — such as destroying the robot that he accidentally led back to the neighborhood and getting Ilana the snow globe she was admiring from the furniture store.
    • Interestingly, Lance often avoids the Conflict Ball with Ilana. As well as the fact that as the episodes go on, Lance is slowly mellowing out (or at least he's not as Hot-Blooded as he used to be).
  • The Lancer: Doubles as Meaningful Name; he's a contrast to Ilana and he's a soldier too.
  • Le Parkour: Judging by his chasing-down of Ilana when she wanted to go to the mall, he's pretty good at it.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy
  • The McCoy: The "Body" in the Galalunian trio of heart, body, and mind.
  • Meaningful Name: His armor wields a lance and is The Lancer. Reversed, it means an actual rank.
  • Missing Mom: As with Ilana, the issue's never really brought up.
  • Mighty Glacier: Manus, his armor system, may not be the fastest, but it is still very strong.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Perhaps best exemplified with the Shirtless Scene in the third episode and lampshaded in the fourth episode:
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Lance has more than once made a mess due to his insensitivity and quick-tempered nature.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: Zig-Zagged. On Earth, his training and years of experience in the Galaluna Military make him unstoppable, only rivaled by Solomon. On the other hand, it’s outright shown that even by the standards of his world’s military, he’s incredibly skilled. The remaining forces fighting back home even feel that if he were there, he could singlehandedly turn the tide of the fight.
  • One-Man Army: The Galaluna Military thinks he's enough to turn the tide of the war they've already lost.
  • Punny Name: Well, name-and-title. "Lance corporal" is a military rank. Also, it's a lower rank than corporal, which means that Lance most likely was "Lance Corporal Lance" at some point.
  • Self-Made Man: He had some support from the king and General Modula, but other than that he was on his own.
  • Shirtless Scene: So far, he's had more fanservice than Ilana!
  • Shrinking Violet: If "Disenfranchised" was any indication, he doesn't like being the center of attention and shrinks away at Ilana's accidental announcement of his playing in a band.
  • Sour Supporter: On his worse days to Ilana, he reluctantly goes along with her ideas when he dissents with her.
  • Spock Speak: He averts this more than Ilana and Octus do. Of course, he interacts with people less as well...
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: 6'0'' and 152 lbs, according to his license.
  • Troubled, but Cute: A source of popularity at school.
  • The Unsmile: His driver's license picture is... something.
  • You Have to Believe Me!: In "Escape From Galaluna", he tries to warn the king about the Mutraddi invasion commencing, only to be dismissed after the king has become disappointed with his disobedience. Said invasion shows up not long after.

    Octus / Newton / Mr. Lunis 
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Voiced by: Brian Posehn

A bio-cyberneric robot sent alongside Ilana and Lance. Octus's hologram disguises include "Newton" when he's in Sherman High School; and Ilana's and Lance's "Dad" outside of school. He is intelligent, but is considered a nerd by Sherman High School students. Octus is the "mind" of the Sym-Bionic Titan.


  • Awesomeness by Analysis: In a mundane way. He's able to out-chug and out-belch Meat simply by observing how Meat did it and one-upping him.
  • Badass Bookworm: He's the most intellectual of the three main characters and is also perfectly capable of taking out the Mutraddi beasts.
  • Big Eater: Just how many of those Popsicles did he eat in one sitting?
  • Brains and Brawn: Brains to Lance's Brawn.
  • Calling Your Bathroom Breaks: Regularly uses this excuse to get out of class/leave a party/etc. in order to fight evil and save the world.
  • Came Back Strong: Is brought back to life by the head of G3 in the series finale. Not only can Titan be formed again, its power increased greatly along with having gained the ability to fire powerful energy beams from its limbs.
  • Character Development: Out of the protagonists, he got the lions' share of it; in the first few episodes, he's fairly singular-minded about protecting Ilana and keeping their presence on Earth a secret. After Kimmy becomes his girlfriend, he becomes more emotive and heroic, even agreeing with Ilana on helping Solomon.
  • The Comically Serious: He pulls off a lot of witty one-liners without trying, and when he does try to make jokes, they're so nerdy that no one else gets them. If he's in a bad mood, he can become a Deadpan Snarker.
  • Do Androids Dream?: A question commonly brought up in the series is whether he qualifies as a person or just a machine.
  • Do-Anything Robot: So far, Octus has been very versatile. He can generate solid cash (and other objects) by converting it directly from energy. This may be the same matter-replicators used to make the Titan's weapons.
  • Eating Machine: To go with the Big Eater trope above, and not only that, but Octus is capable of tasting consumables as well. Since most of his body is a shaped fluid that can analyze whatever is put in it.
  • Emergent Human: He's definitely not a human but, he's not just a robot either. This is examined in "I Am Octus".
  • Flying Brick: Not only can he fly, he can get hit by a truck on the freeway without being hurt. The truck crumbles from the impact, while Octus doesn't even flinch.
  • Genius Bruiser: He could probably beat Lance in a fight if he wanted to.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: With Kimmy, though she seemed to be attracted to him first.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: The end of episode 18. He recovers.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: He's a lot bigger than Kimmy.
  • Implacable Man: When he needs to act, Octus probably the most combat capable of the trio when out of their armors. He single-handedly takes on the G3 invasion of their house, successfully making them retreat even when Lance and Ilana were subdued because he was just too fast, strong, and durable.
  • Irony: Kimmy points out that part of the reason she's attracted to Newton is that he treats her like a person rather than an object. As a robot, Newton is used to being treated as a literal object and arguably reciprocates for the same reasons.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: The gloves are off when he sheds his disguise.
  • Lightning Bruiser: In addition to being able to move faster than the human eye can see, Octus is also strong enough to punch monsters through walls with relative ease.
  • The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life: In "Under the Three Moons" it did because Kim didn't like he kept ditching her.
  • Master of Disguise: But he frankly doesn't put that much effort into it when we know for a fact he could. Aside from the fact that his bulk never changes, his "dad" persona is essentially his "student" aged up appropriately. He's shown the ability to alter his appearance into a much thinner form, so apparently he just doesn't feel like it.
  • Mundane Utility: Octus is super-strong and super-fast, and will use all his might and skill to... throw snowballs.
  • Mysterious Past: Exactly how he came to be isn't entirely clear. We at least know Ilana's father was doing some touch-up work just prior to the invasion, but that's it.
  • Nerd: His high school disguise is the stereotypical glasses and too-formal clothing. He averts the social stigma because he ends up with a Jock friend and Kimmy as a girlfriend. He seems to be growing in popularity off-screen, too — his contacts list in "Shaman of Fear" has at least 10 names on it besides "Ilana" and "LANCE".
  • Not Distracted by the Sexy: Kimmy's dance in "Lessons in Love" fails to convince Newton to do her homework for her.
  • Opposites Attract: Newton developed a completely unexpected romance with the not-so-ditzy sexpot cheerleader, Kimmy. It blossomed from Newton being the first person to value Kimmy for her mind rather than writing her off as The Ditz.
  • Papa Wolf: To Lance and Ilana. For extra points, one of his two disguises is their father.
  • Protagonist-Centered Morality: Octus is the most guilty of this out of the three, which makes sense because his programming dictates Ilana be protected first and foremost. He doesn't want Lance stopping crimes only because it attracts undue attention, and was perfectly fine with Lance driving a car without a license (and would have made him one if asked).

    By the events of "A Family Crisis" he seems to have moved past this mindset, agreeing with Ilana to respond to Solomon's distress call as it is the right thing to do, much to Lance's annoyance.
  • Ridiculously Human Robots: Octus has made the point several times that he's not an average robot whenever this issue comes up.
  • Robot Buddy: Although Ilana and Lance don't seem to see him like this.
  • Secret Identity: He has TWO of them; Newton and 'Dad' Lunis. How Newton fits into the Lunis family is highly ambiguous.
  • She Is Not My Girlfriend: He says this exact line when Lance teases him about Kimmy in "Lessons in Love". Then he ends up kissing her and they've been dating ever since.
  • Sizeshifter: An extension of his shapeshifting ability, allowing him to grow to giant proportions. The team probably couldn't form Titan if he didn't have this power.
  • The Smart Guy: He is the brains of the trio.
  • The Spock: The "Mind" in the Galalunian trio of heart, body, and mind. He does gradually gain emotions, but he still fits this role since Ilana is still the more emotionally motivated.
  • Spock Speak: He gradually begins to take on human speech affections, to varying levels of success.
    Octus: I know, right? (said without any intonation)
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: He does have feelings, they just take a while to surface.
  • Super Speed: Octus displays this in Episode 6, going fast enough to be invisible to the naked eye and whip up a strong breeze, yet not fast enough to cause a sonic boom. He doesn't even have to move his upper-body to boot.
  • Team Chef: He seems to be the only one in the group who knows how to cook.
  • Team Dad: In the literal sense, as he disguises himself as the team's father at home. Plays the trope straight, too.
  • Tin Man: In "I Am Octus." It was inevitable, really.
  • Unexplained Recovery: After spending episode 19 dead, he's brought back to life by the head of G3 in episode 20 and this is his explanation.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Overlaps with Master of Disguise and Sizeshifter.
  • What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: Averted- he understands the concept but doesn't feel it with Kimmy (initially). Instead, he feels 'happy' around her (sounding more like an unusually self-aware teenager than a robot).
  • Younger Than They Look: He was actually first activated shortly before Lance and Ilana left Galaluna, so he's technically less than a year old.

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People of Galaluna

    General Modula 
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Voiced by: Don Leslie

The series' main villain and the driving force that caused Lance, Ilana, and Octus to flee Galaluna, Modula is a sort of dictator who controls a group of aliens called the Mutraddi. Because he is too busy conquering Galaluna for himself, Modula sends a giant monster every so often to kill the princess and stop any possibility of rebellion against him.


  • Authority Equals Asskicking: One episode displays him putting down a rebellion platoon using nothing more than his bare hands without really trying. Counts during his pre-Big Bad days, too: he deactivated two Manus armors standing upright by himself in an instant.
  • Badass Beard: Just look at that thing.
  • Bad Boss: He doesn't take failure very well. One of his lackeys even learned the hard way not to wager your life on a Mutraddi's success.
  • Big Bad: He serves as the show's main villain, since he's brought Galaluna to ruin with the aid of the Mutraddi beasts and concentrates a fair portion of his efforts on sending Mutraddi to eliminate Lance, Ilana, and Octus.
  • Evil Former Friend: He used to be the King's closest friend before going rogue.
  • Evil Overlord: He is the ruler of Mutraddi race.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Has the deepest voice in the series.
  • Eye Beams: His helmet-eye shoots mind-reading beams and disintegration rays.
  • Eyeless Face: His hat conceals his eyes, though it actually has an eye on it itself.
  • Face–Heel Turn: We don't know the details yet, but he used to be one of the good guys.
  • Fallen Hero: He used to be a pillar of the community to Galaluna, but is now leading the Mutraddi into razing the planet.
  • Hive Queen: More like Hive King. Seems to play this role to the otherwise mindless Mutraddi.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Any scene he appears in, the series gets darker. He has no comedic moments, nor any sense of humor.
  • Nice Hat: Which also lets him talk to the monsters he sends to Earth.
  • Psychic Powers: He controls the Mutraddi.
  • Out of Focus: In the second half of the series he appears in only one episode outside of the Whole Episode Flashback one prior.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Before his Face–Heel Turn, he was a very agreeable guy.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: His whole motive seems to be to get revenge on the King for abandoning him on the Mutraddi homeworld.
  • Tranquil Fury: Even though he doesn't show it due to his hat covering his eyes, Modula can be angry at times. Most notably in "Tashy 497", when he coldly tells a Mutraddi scientist that he is infuriating him by repeating his phrases.
  • Unknown Rival: None of the trio realize that he is alive or that he was behind the invasion of Galaluna.
  • You Have Failed Me: He tends to kill any underlings that let him down.

    King of Galaluna 
Voiced by: John DiMaggio

The King of Galaluna and Ilana's father. Being held hostage by Modula.


    Edward 
Voiced by: Richard McGonagle

Lance's missing father.


  • Badass Mustache: He has a big mustache.
  • Disappeared Dad: Vanished through a prototype rift gate and is presumed dead. Though when he was a kid, he believed he's still alive. He always hoped he would come back and take him home, but after his terrible first year at the military academy, he accepted that he's dead.
    Lance: With all due respect, you're not my father.
    The King: No. But if he were here, he would be very disappointed in you.
    Lance: Well, he's not. He's gone.
  • Expy: Of Dr. Nambu.
  • Left Hanging: He was almost certainly still alive somewhere, but of course with the show's cancellation that was never able to be confirmed.
  • Never Found the Body: His apparent death doesn't leave any traces of a corpse.
  • When You Coming Home, Dad?: He wasn't always there for Lance.

    Baron 
Voiced by: Austin Mincks

A former classmate of Lance.


  • The Bully: He picks on Lance and his roommate Arthur.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The moment he appears onscreen, he is shown to be a Jerkass who makes cracks about Lance's dad and beats him to the ground with his cronies with Lance not fighting back even after he punches him in the face.
  • Hate Sink: There is nothing to like about this kid. He constantly bullies Lance through the school year, insensitively makes cracks about his deceased father on purpose, gets him in trouble, turns his roommate against him, and even gets off scot-free for trying to kill Lance, thus ruining his life. There are no redeeming qualities for him whatsoever, and he's easily the most detestable character in the series overall.
  • Jerkass: Every single thing he does to Lance is extremely assholish. He picks on him, he gets him into trouble, he even has the gall to make insensitive remarks about his father being deceased.
  • Jerk Jock: He picks on everyone he sees as weak.
  • Karma Houdini: He tries to murder Lance because Lance beat him in the war games. When Lance steals the Manus armor to try and scare him off, he takes another and they get into a mecha duel which blows up a good chunk of the academy. While Baron receives relatively minor punishment for the fight (as does Lance), he was apparently never even charged for the unprovoked attack beforehand.
  • Kids Are Cruel: As if his bullying and getting Lance into trouble wasn't enough, he also makes insensitive remarks about Lance's deceased father.
  • Smug Snake: He's quite the self-centered bastard.
  • The Rival: To Lance.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: He is well-liked by his peers and does not get punished for his actions by his superiors.
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    Xeexi 
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Voiced by: Vanessa Marshall

One of the first intelligent Mutraddi creatures that General Modula sends to Earth.


  • Ax-Crazy: Xeexi is by far one of the most terrifying and disturbing monsters in the series. His abilities are a very terrifying example: getting into his victims' throats, torturing them until he/she tells the truth. In addition, his mission was to kill Ilana and her companions.
  • Baddie Flattery: When he tastes some Galalunan cuisine during a scuffle. "Good fu-fu..."
  • Body Horror: See Orifice Invasion.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices: Though Xeexi is a male, his character is portrayed by voice actress Vanessa Marshall.
  • Cthulhumanoid: He looks like a mix between a squid and an insect. Here Xeexi is described as the Most Nastiest Villain on Television and Genndy Tartakovsky reveals what inspired him to Xeexi's appearance.
  • Lack of Empathy: He is extremely sadistic, bloodthirsty and cruel. His methods of torture are pretty brutal and does not seem to show any emotions while torturing others.
  • Monster of the Week: Only appeared as the antagonist of one episode.
  • My Death Is Only The Beginning: Before getting crushed by the Titan, Xeexi manages to record their battle and send said recording to his master, making Modula aware of the Titan's existence.
  • Orifice Invasion: He forces himself down his victims' throats to make them speak.
  • Slasher Smile: Shows a terrifying big killer smile in the episode where he appears. He and his appearance are perfect for a horror movie like this.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Some mispell it, often as "Xishi."
  • Voice of the Legion: He speaks with a creepy androgynous voice.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He only appears in the episode where he gets crushed by Titan shortly after sending a probe to Modula.

People of Earth

    Solomon 
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Voiced by: Tim Russ

An enigmatic individual affiliated with a group known as the Galactic Guardians. His ambitions, motivation, and alignment remain to be seen, although to date he has typically served only to play as the voice of reason against the heavy-handed tactics of General Steel. Both his fighting style and the technology he uses are Galalunian in origin, a mystery that has yet to be explained.


    General Julius Steel 
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Voiced by: John DiMaggio

A decorated military officer whose unit is the first to encounter Ilana and Lance after their decent to Earth. He has deep contempt for the Titan once it becomes known, and openly encourages people to assume it to be a menace. He's also stubborn as a mule, refuses to listen to the advice of his subordinates, and never takes responsibility for his mistakes. Openly detests Solomon.


  • BFG: His mecha is armed with a large number of these. But the one it uses as a Finishing Move is connected to its arm and can completely vaporize a giant monster in one blast.
  • Destructive Savior: To the point that you really have to wonder if he qualifies for the "savior" part.
  • Determinator: In the last fight he was in, he used his mech's full power to blast the monster. When that didn't work, and the arms were ripped off, he continued with a missile salvo (wasn't that effective), when the robot was torn apart and smashed. Steele got out and began shooting at the monster himself, with a handgun.
  • Enemy Mine: The series ends with him begrudgingly assisting Solomon, Lance, Ilana, and Octus in taking out the latest Mutraddi attack.
  • Expy: He's very similar to General Thaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross from the Incredible Hulk, being a seasoned general with an irrational hostility toward the heroes.
  • General Ripper: Steel's violent obsession to stop any aliens tends to endanger his men and everyone around him. Shows during his mecha's first battle. His fighting style is far more aggressive than the Titan's and tends to cause a great deal of damage.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He's not really evil, and takes his job as a soldier seriously... but he's probably the least pleasant earthling we've seen in the series so far.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: His speech during the televised debate over whether the Titan is a friend or a menace hints that part of the reason he so strongly detests the Titan is that people consider it a hero, and not people like him.
  • Large Ham: When the H.M.E.R first appears, he chews up more scenery than the monster he's fighting.
  • More Dakka: His solution to most problems is finding a bigger gun to fire at it. This has come back to bite him on the butt at least once so far. His own personal mecha, the H.M.E.R, is this the living embodiment of this trope. It's packed with an ungodly amount of guns and weapons.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: His actions are what result in episode 3's Monster of the Week.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: After being more a nuisance than anything else throughout the season, the last few episodes see him finally decide to even the playing field and get himself his own giant robot, The H.M.E.R., nearly kill Lance and Ilana, and almost destroy G3 headquarters.
  • Jerkass: The way he treats subordinates who disagree with him is a little less than reasonable, he also acts very rude toward Solomon.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: His dialogue during the news report in "Elephant Logic" and accusation toward Lance and Ilana in "The Steel Foe" implies, if not outright confirms, that he's gunning after Titan out of envy for the accolades people give them rather than actually wanting to defend his country.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Once he gets a giant robot of his own, he successfully takes out a Mutraddi. Of course, the next Mutraddi effortlessly curb stomps it.

    Kimmy Meisner 
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Voiced by: Kari Wahlgren, Cassie Scerbo in "Showdown at Sherman High"

The captain of Sherman High's cheer squad. When she is first introduced she behaves like a stereotypical mean and shallow popular girl, but it's really all just an act. She first reveals her true nature to Newton and, to everyone's surprise, falls in love with him. The two have been dating ever since and so far she has no idea that he's really a robot. She is similarly oblivious to Lance and Ilana's secret identities, though their behavior makes her suspicious at times.


  • 0% Approval Rating: Everyone hates Kimmy, because she's mean.
  • Brainless Beauty: Greatly deconstructed; Kimmy has very little confidence (initially) of her intelligence because people see her as this trope, and a good talk with Octus helps her realize that she didn't need to follow the stereotype.
  • The Cheerleader / Alpha Bitch: Prior to Character Development, she was a shallow and snobby bitch.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Her study session with Octus helps her become a more reasonable and likable person.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Her go-to strategy for manipulating people. She's flustered when it doesn't work on Newton.
  • Fiery Redhead: She can be even feistier than Ilana!
  • Give Geeks a Chance: She does by starting a relationship with Octus's Newton persona and attempts to explain his appeal to her friends.
  • Hidden Depths: There's more going on behind that pretty face than you'd think.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure: She's got plenty of curves and evidently likes to show them off.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: "Lessons In Love" hints that a lot of her Jerkass behavior stems from her insecurities about being seen as a Brainless Beauty and people only valuing her for her appearance. Thankfully Newton helps her realize that this isn't true and she can be just as smart as anyone else if she applies herself.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She softens up enough to help Ilana save the school but her attitude doesn't fully change until Newton gets through to her.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: She mellowed out once she hooked up with Newton.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Dresses provocatively and shows her ass off.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Reveals to Newton that she believed she's a ditzy airhead because society says so. He convinces her otherwise, and it turns out she is indeed much brighter than she realized.
  • Shaking the Rump: She's especially stacked in the back and is not ashamed of it. She shakes her posterior to try and entice Octus to do her homework for her.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: Kimmy falls for Octus/Newton after he inspires her to better herself and not to listen to other people's perceptions of her.
  • Stepford Smiler: She turns out to be more distressed on the inside than she's led on.
  • Tsundere: She seems to go back and forth between both types.

    Jason 
Voiced by: Will Friedle

A fellow classmate of the Lunis family at Sherman High, Ilana first meets him at the Ballad of Scary Marry trying to open a soda bottle. They hung out more often after that but their relation is up in the air after she stood him up at the homecoming dance during Under The Three Moons.


  • Cool Loser: While not quite a nerd he's not one of the pustular kids either. Illana seems to respect him in this light.
  • The Klutz: He constantly trips.
  • Nice Guy: He means no harm toward anyone.

    Brandon Chase 

Another student bad boy attending Sherman High and is the amicable-EX of Kimmy Mysner. He comes off as a bruiser and a himbo which is coined by Kimmy's girl friends but shows a bitter jealousy towards Newton fro stealing his girl in Chase's mind. Admittedly, he might not have been the most sincere boyfriend he thought he was to her.



    Kristin 
Voiced by: Vanessa Marshall

    Edwin "Meat" Kapinski 
Voiced by: Bill Fagerbakke

  • Big Fun: A huge and fun-loving guy.
  • Dumb Is Good: He may not be too bright, but he's not a bad person.
  • Dumb Jock: He shows signs of being athletically inclined, but is also really dumb.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's strong and not very smart.
  • Expy: He has a lot in common with Moose Mason from Archie Comics, both being dumb and brawny high schoolers with soft hearts.
  • Gasshole: Based on his burping talents.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: He sometimes gets too close to Octus for his comfort.
  • Odd Friendship: He gets along rather well with Octus's Newton persona, considering he's far more intelligent than him.
  • Too Dumb to Live: How dumb is this guy? So dumb that he drinks stuff in science labs. He once asked Octus what he'd give to see him drink formaldehyde.

    Barb 
Voiced by: Audrey Wasilewski

  • Hartman Hips: Her hips are very wide.
  • Mrs. Robinson: She's an older woman who is smitten with Octus's adult persona.
  • Nosy Neighbor: If someone is to walk in on our heroes at an inconvenient time, she's the most likely person to do so.

    Steve "Babyface" Stevens 
Voiced by: Bill Fagerbakke

Other

    Tashy 497 
A creature sent to destroy the Earth.
  • Action Bomb: Tashy is a living explosive designed to detonate the instant it dies.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Has this effect on Lance, who lightens up enough to gush over how adorable it is.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: Tashy is a living bomb powerful enough to destroy a whole planet upon detonation.
  • Killed Off for Real: Destroyed for good after it blew up in space.
  • Killer Rabbit: Tashy may be cute, but it's still able to cause a planet-destroying explosion upon death.
  • Leitmotif: It has a distinct theme music remixed three times throughout the episode, the first two to reflect who is spending time with it (Ilana getting a cute and bubbly tune, Lance getting a rock theme), the last being a somber version of the song done on guitar.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Tashy is a very adorable alien.

    Muculox 
Voiced by: John DiMaggio

Another Mutraddi sent to capture Ilana.


  • All There in the Script: His name is never spoken in the episode, but is shown in the credits.
  • Body Horror: His chest is transparent, which shows his heart. His brain is even shown.
  • Bounty Hunter: Seems to be this since he claims he has done this before.
  • Extra Eyes: On his lower jaw.
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