The edgy anime version of Captain Planet that never was

Illustration for article titled The edgy anime version of emCaptain Planet/em that never was

What if, instead of hanging out with Ted Turner and going back in time to fight Hitler, Captain Planet and the Planeteers were the stars of an R-rated anime in which they threw out their sweet vests and became disaffected eco-terrorists hooked on endangered, psychoactive toads?

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Illustrator Benjamin Ang has imagined such a situation where perhaps this amphibian addiction is the case. Look how disgruntled Ma-Ti is for having the most mediocre power! I bet he only summons cone shells. Also, Captain Planet eats a hydroelectric dam whenever he's summoned. It's in his contract.

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Related: Don Cheadle as Captain Planet.

[Via Comics Alliance]

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franknstein
FrankN.Stein

What power des Mati have in the edgier version? HEART doesn't really go with edgy, does it?