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First footage from Disney XD's Big Hero 6 series is everything we wanted

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Jul 17, 2017, 9:31 AM EDT

Baymax and Hiro are hurtling back into our universe in a new Big Hero 6 sequel series coming to Disney XD in October, and it looks like a playful animated romp.

We first delivered news back in November that the majority of the original vocal cast for Disney's Academy Award-winning feature would be returning to lend their talents to the Mouse House's new Big Hero 6 cartoon series, and now the studio is sharing the opening title sequence with fans of the franchise.

Reprising their roles will be: Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Jamie Chung as no-nonsense speed genius Go Go; Scott Adsit as huggable robot Baymax; Alan Tudyk as tech guru Alistair Krei; Ryan Potter as tech genius Hiro; Genesis Rodriguez as quirky scientist Honey Lemon; David Shaughnessy as the butler Heathcliff; and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred's dad.

Also joining the main voice cast are newcomers Khary Payton (The Lion Guard) as control freak Wasabi and Brooks Wheelan (Saturday Night Live) as fanboy Fred.

Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 was inspired by the Marvel comic of the same name created by Man of Action and went on to accumulate $657 million worldwide. The superhero comedy has already achieved an early second season pick-up ahead of its Season 1 premiere.

Here's the synopsis from Disney XD:

The series picks up following the events of the feature film and continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. Along with their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred, they form the legendary superhero team Big Hero 6 and embark on high-tech adventures as they protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains. In his normal day-to-day life, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.

Check out the catch opening sequence below and let us know if the continuing antics of the lovable personal healthcare robot might capture your interest when it bounds onto Disney XD this fall.

(Via Coming Soon)