Slugterra is a Canadian animated television series. It premiered on Disney XD Canada in September 3, 2012 at weekends at 2pm. It also premiered on Disney XD in USA. It aired 39 episodes, with three seasons, then the show went on hiatus but in March 2014, SlugTerra's first TV movie Ghoul From Beyond aired on Disney XD in Canada, March 31, 2014. Later a second SlugTerra movie, Return of the Elementals was released in theaters August 2, 2014 in US and August 21, 2014 in Canada.
A third movie Slug Fu Showdown released on DVD by Shout! Factory. A final movie and third season was later confirmed, and the movie SlugTerra: Eastern Caverns released in theaters August 15, 2015 in Canada and a third season premiered on January 2016 and finished on April 2016. A fourth season is currently in development.
Eli Shane is a young man determined to be the greatest slug-slinging hero of them all. He can do this only by collecting, training, and dueling little creatures called slugs. Before he came to Slugterra, he had only one slug, a famous slug named Burpy. When first in Slugterra, he finds a friend with a Molenoid named Pronto. Next he finds Trixie, a girl who saves him from a rogue slug-slinger. Then he meets a Cave Troll named Kord. With the help of Pronto he enters a tournament in which he trains and receives more slugs. He gets ready and then tries to stop the nefarious Dr. Thaddeus Blakk and his ghoul slugs.
- Eli Shane is a 14 year old slugslinger and the protector of Slugterra.
- Beatrice "Trixie" Sting is the Shane Gang's Slug Expert.
- Kord is a Cave Troll and the Shane Gang's mechanic.
- Pronto is a Molenoid who dreams of fame and fortune.
- Dr. Thaddeus Blakk is a Ghoul slugslinger who is the head of Blakk Industries.