Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on DC Comics characters of the same name. It is based primarily on the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Perez in the early 1980s New Teen Titans comic book series.
The series centers around the five main members of the superhero team: Robin, the intelligent, capable leader of the group; Starfire, a quirky, curious alien princess from the planet Tamaran; Cyborg, a half-human/half-robot who is known for his strength and technological prowess; Raven, a stoic girl from the parallel world Azareth, who draws upon dark energy and psionic abilities; and Beast Boy, a ditzy, good-natured joker who can transform into various animals. Situated in Titans Tower, a large T-shaped structure on an island just offshore from the fictional West Coast metropolis of Jump City, the team deals with all manner of criminal activity and threats to the city, while dealing with their own struggles with adolescence, their mutual friendships, and their limitations.
Why It Was Cancelled Edit
In mid-November 2005, it was reported that the prospect a sixth season was unlikely and, despite fans' support for Cartoon Network, it was announced that the series had been officially terminated. Wil Wheaton, who voiced Aqualad on the show, stated it was never renewed because of new Warner Bros. Feature Animation executives who decided against renewing the series based on the sixth season's pitch. Wheaton's story was contradicted by story editor Rob Hoegee, who stated the decision came from Cartoon Network, not WB, as there were never any plans for a sixth season. Producer David Slack indicated that he was given different reasons for the show's cancellation; either the ratings dropped after "scary" season 4 or Mattel wanted the show dead because Bandai had the show's toy deal. The story continued with a made-for-television film, Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo, which was made to serve as the series finale; this in turn was followed by a series of comics, Teen Titans Go! (not to be confused with the reboot series of the same name), which was made to further the story.