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Egyxos is an Italian animated television series.

Leo Walker is a seemingly ordinary kid who happens to like all the myths and legends of ancient Egypt. One day he encounters a man who tells him he's actually not a normal teenager. He is in fact descendant of Pharaohs.

Leo soon faces great dangers on the parallel world of Egyxos. The planet has become divided into warring factions: the Golden Army led by the noble Kefer and the Dark Army, led by Kefer's brother Exaton. Now with the Bracelet of Ra, Leo must fight alongside Kefer and the Golden Army to protect Egyxos and Earth.


  • Action Girl: Neith, Maat and Bastet.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Several characters based on the Egyptian Gods, such as Anubi. He is portrayed as loyal follower of Exaton, when Anubis, the mythical figure he's based upon was a benevolent figure in Egyptian Mythology.
  • Affably Evil: Exaton, when he is in a good mood.
  • All Animals Are Dogs: Jeela, the dog-like lizard creature.
  • Ambiguously Brown: All of the denizens of Egyxos have either tan or dark skin.
  • Ancient Egypt: It is mentioned by Kefer in his story of how Egyxos came to be.
  • Ancient Tomb: Shu was found dissembled within a tomb.
  • Animal Motifs: Horus is a falcon, Apis is a bull, Anubi a jackal, Sobek a crocodile, and many more.
  • Another Dimension: Egyxos
  • Artistic License – Religion: Many of the characters are based upon the Egyptian gods. Though the Egyxos warriors are different from their Real Life counterparts. Examples include:
    • The original Seth killed Osiris and tried to prevent his resurrection. Here while Seth is cold and even rude at times, he is still good. Though to be fair Seth used to be characterized as a less villainous God once, but that changed when the Nubians conquered Egypt as he was the god of foreigners.
    • Anubi is based on Anubis who was fair to everyone he judged and guided and protected the souls of the departed on their journey. Here he is an enforcer and tracker working for the Big Bad.
    • Thoth normally plays many positive roles in Egyptian mythology, like maintaining the balance of the universe. Thoth is also credited with the invention of writing. Here Thoth acts as Exaton's second in command and just as wicked.
  • Badass Crew: Kefer's warriors.
  • Big Bad: Exaton
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: In episode 24, Anubi manages to zap Leo with a device that knocks him out and erases his memories. You'd think he'd immediately take him to the Dark Pyramid so that Exaton could convince him that they're the good guys. Instead, he leaves him there for his friends to find, Leo accidentally opens a portal to Egyxos, and then Horus rescues him.
  • Cain and Abel: The obvious rivalry between Kefer and Exaton.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Seems to be how most (though not all) magic works on Egyxos.
  • Cat Folk: Sekhmet and Bastet.
  • Cool Old Guy: Bes
  • Enemy Mine: When Shu returns to Egyxos, both Kefer and Exaton form a temporary alliance to defeat Shu once he makes it clear that he will eliminate them both to ensure that he alone will rule Egyxos.
  • Evil Duo: Anubi and Thoth. They are the most prominent of Exaton's generals as they are seen together in many episodes.
  • Fountain of Youth: One appeared in the episode "Lost in Time".
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Osiride and Hyksos both show great skill in building useful tools and weapons.
  • Grand Finale: "Ra's Room", the finale has Leo reawakens Ra from his sleep. Ra proceeds to de-power Exaton, removing his threat to Egyxos. Leo then returns home knowing he won't be able to come back to Egyxos due to the Bracelet of Ra having run out of power.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: Leo suffered this a lot in the first few episodes, but it virtually disappeared after that. Mostly thanks to the training he got specifically to control his new powers.
  • I Have Your Wife: In "The Queen of Darkness", Bastet's daughter is held prisoner by Exaton.
  • Interspecies Romance: Horus develops a crush for Bastet.
  • Jerk Jock: Leo's classmate Colin fits this perfectly.
  • Kid Hero: Leo
  • Living MacGuffin: The Bracelet of Ra is the key to winning the war, so Exaton's schemes usually revolve around a plot to get Leo to join him.
  • Magitek: Much of Egyxos technology appears to be combined with magic.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Exaton is not uncomfortable with kidnapping children to get what he wants.
  • The Maze: Apis, who trains young warriors owns a training ground known as the Labyrinth.
  • Mama Bear: Bastet would go to great lengths to protect her daughter Kira.
  • Morality Pet: Kira to her mother Bastet.
  • Mummy: Many of Exaton's minions are mummies, or mummy-like creatures.
  • Never Say "Die": Mostly played straight, though averted once in episode 15, "Lost in Time".
    • Averted again in episode 19, "The Queen of Darkness".
  • Non-Lethal Warfare: The combat featured in the series is relatively tame.
  • Only the Chosen May Wield: In the second episode, Exaton gets Leo to surrender the Bracelet of Ra to him. However, once he puts the bracelet on, he still can't make it work. Turns out only Leo is capable of using it, even if it's willingly given to another.
  • Powered Armor: The people of Egyxos gain armor to help them fight in battle.
  • Power Crystal: Leo's Transformation Trinket holds the Eye of Ra, a blue crystal capable of creating Powered Armor for him and creating portals to Earth and Egyxos and back again.
  • Pyramid Power: Kefer lives in a golden palace that looks like a pyramid. His brother Exaton lives in a pyramid as well.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Kefer, Ra is also this when Leo awakens him.
  • Rescue Romance: In one episode the school's resident Alpha Bitch, Astrid, is abducted to the Dark Pyramid and taken hostage. They had meant to kidnap the girl Leo had a crush on, Kay, but got the two mixed up. She quickly develops a crush on Leo when he rescues her. Even after her memories of Egyxos are erased, the crush remains.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Kefer counts for this in spades.
  • Running Gag: The car belonging to Leo's Basketball coach usually gets trashed Once per Episode.
  • Shapeshifting: Ramses and Anubi are capable of transforming themselves to look like other people.
  • Storming the Castle: Done with Exaton's fortress on a number of occasions.
  • Transformation Trinket: The Bracelet of Rа.
  • Trapped in Another World: Leo is unable to get home in the first few episodes. It's not until he meets Kefer and learns how to control Bracelet of Ra that he's able to go home.
  • Voices Are Mental: Averted, Kefer and Exaton's body swap actually has them keep their body's voice actors.
  • Wake Up, Go to School, Save the World: Downplayed, Leo sometimes has to juggle going to Egyxos while at school or other functions. He's eventually able to balance his normal and magical hero lives fairly well.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Exaton's plans can usually be boiled down to "kidnap Leo and kill him if we can't force him to join us." One of the few episodes where Never Say "Die" was averted had Exaton attempt to kill Leo and kidnap his little brother Toby, who would become the next owner of the bracelet.