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|Wolverine and the X-Men|
|Beginning date|| September 6, 2008 (Canada)|
January 23, 2009 (USA)
|End date|| March 12, 2009 (Canada)|
November 29, 2009 (USA)
|Number of Episodes||26|
|Previous Series||The Spectacular Spider-Man|
|Next Series||Iron Man: Armored Adventures|
After an attack on the mansion, Professor Charles Xavier and Jean Grey are missing. The X-Men disband and Scott begins to suffer from depression. Emma Frost is able to locate a comatose Charles on Genosha in the care of Magneto. Professor Xavier telepathically orders Wolverine to lead the X-Men and set out to save the world from The Sentinel Project and prevent the Brotherhood of Mutants from taking over the world before the future ends up a bad one.
The episode "Wolverine vs. Hulk" is a sequel to the Hulk vs Wolverine video. Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, co-writers and producers, stated in an interview that the episode is indeed a sequel to the video, putting the two into the same universe canon.  This animated universe also includes Hulk vs Thor, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and Thor: Tales of Asgard.
The series was in the preproduction stage as of April 2007 and early news had speculated the show to air in Fall 2008. However, the speculation came to a rest as according to Marvel Quartely reports, the show is scheduled to air in the United States in Spring 2009. It was also confirmed in an article by USA TODAY's website in which it specifically mentions the cartoon starting in early 2009 on Nicktoons Network. Press releases indicate the first episode was due to premiere August 2nd 2008 on BBC2 UK, however it has been postponed. On June 23, 2008, a second preview for the series, starring the main X-Men team, was released to announce the special screening of the 3-part pilot episodes that aired at the San Diego Comic-Con in late July 2008. In Canada, the series will be airing on YTV starting September 6 in the 7pm time slot. In Brazil and Latin America, the series is airing on Jetix Brazil and Jetix (Latin America) starting August 25 from Mondays to Thursdays at 3:30 PM. Also starting September 1st there is a second feed running from Monday to Friday and a third one on Saturdays.
The producers considered putting Deadpool into the series, but was unable to before the series ended.
The two minute debut trailer, available at Marvel.com gives an insight into the series' story line, showing it to be closely related to the 2000s animated series, even having a variation of the theme song in the trailer. The same creative team behind the X-Men: Evolution show is returning to work on the new cartoon. Steven E Gordon, Greg Johnson, and Boyd Kirkland have all returned to work on this new series.
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Lionsgate Entertainment released Heroes Return Trilogy which contained the three-part series premiere. on April 21, 2009. On July 21, 2009 Lionsgate released Deadly Enemies which contain the next five episodes.
A second season was planned. However, because of budget problems the series was cancelled after the first season.
|Pre-MAU||"Pryde of the X-Men"|
|Post-MAU||X-Men: Evolution • Wolverine and the X-Men • Marvel Anime: Wolverine • Marvel Anime: X-Men|