Fantendo Now (also known as Fantendo Now! in some countries) is a show helmed by Exotoro that is expected to start sometime during Summer, 2015. The show will be more in depth than any other show before, with title cards and a "summary" and "transcript" page for each episode. Fantendo the Animated Series: The Next Generation will still be going on even as this show goes on as the two are in different contuinites.
Unlike any show before it, there are no "main characters". Each episode can focus "on a totally unrelated character so long as there's a story to tell". With this in mind, most episodes will likely focus on characters such as Unten, Strafe, Leah, 3.14 and the newly introduced Sakeena Kamel.
The show is in the Main Fantendo canon as opposed to an alternate universe. The purpose is to fill it with building blocks that aren't big enough to be standalone.
- Unten - The savior and destroyer of Zeon. This guy just cannot catch a break but he's always trying to do the right thing. He also seems to have a crush on Rachel.
- Strafe - TBA
- PalmMan - TBA
- Sakeena Kamel - TBA
- Leah Needlenam - TBA
- X-Ray - TBA
- Reese - TBA
- Rachel - Unten's best friend and adopted mother of Robyn. She might be the most ordinary character on here and is slowly getting used to the strange new things that have entered her life.
- Volt - TBA
- The Threat - TBA
- 3.14 - TBA
- Flicker - TBA
- Xerox - TBA
- DragonMan - TBA
- Logi - TBA
- Denos - TBA
Season 1 of Fantendo Now takes place after Fantendo Labyrinth and the middle of the season takes place after 3.14 Worlds with 3.14's return to Earth. Although Fantendo - Hivemind Halloween is not an episode, it takes place in this season.
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|001||1||The Great Train Robbery||While Unten attempts to figure out who he is by exploring the world, the train he gets a lift onto is attacked by bandits and he must team up with the people on the train to take the robbers down. While he is taking down the robbers, he comes across Strafe who is in a similar place in his life.|
|002||2||Witch House||In the country side, Unten and Strafe find a witch's house, who invites them in. It is discovered that she has tools for eating humans and Unten and Strafe slowly begin to work a plan to attack the witch before she eats them. They find PalmMan in the basement and figure that she was going to eat him. As they prepare to fight her, the witch simply runs away crying, leaving Unten, Strafe, and PalmMan to escape. As they escape, it is revealed that the witch simply wanted friends and wanted to be different from her cannibal parents, who ate each other.|
|003||3||Metamorphosis||The Fan and The Enemy believe something is missing and they figure it has to be Ella Metals, but they can't simply bring her back. They decide to instead give her powerset to a girl named Sakeena Kamel, who finds the powers awesome but also somewhat of a curse.|
|004||4||Singing and Dancing||Reese enters a dancing competition which Leah and X-Ray are participating in by chance.|
|005||5||Hotdogs and Halal||Strafe and Sakeena go to a baseball game.|
|006||6||Another One||Unten finds another Beorn.|
|007||7||Bermuda Bermuda||Leah, Sakeena, X-Ray and PalmMan head to the Bermuda Triangle in search of a rare flower, discovering an entire civilization populated by Amelia Earhart's children who don't age thanks to a Fountain of Youth.|
|008||8||The Apprentice||The Apprentice leaves the Enemy's side to be his own person.|
|009||9||Crash||Rachel injures herself in a motorcycle stunt and Unten is unsure how to act.|
|010||10||Xerox||Leah introduces her girlfriend. Rachel believes that Xerox may be trying to murder X-Ray.|
|011||11||City of Flames||Hestia attempts to protect her planet from a comet that's coming from Vokkskar. This episode is out of chronological order, taking place about a million years before the events of Fantendo - Genesis.|
|N/A||N/A||Fantendo - Hivemind Halloween||This is not an episode but it is expanded universe material that takes place during this season, some unknown time after "Crash" and "Xerox" but before "3.14 Neon". The story follows Volt as he suffers from a headache and Unten's group as they head to a Halloween Party.|
|012||12||3.14 Neon||3.14 returns to Earth and with the help of Flicker, attempts to talk to another violent living program called Pixel.|
|013||13||Body Closet||Rachel starts dating someone that may not be what they say they are.|
|014||14||The Other Earth||Unten meets some new people from another dimension.|
|015||15||Prom Night||Aurora and Robyn come to visit and Aurora teaches X-Ray how to play the guitar. Leah looses a bet and either must go to Reese's prom that night or have X-Ray go in her place, with Unten deciding.|
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|Special A||01||System Glitch||When Sakeena wonders about the A22 Enterprises branch laboratory that got destroyed by Pixel, she and Rachel venture there only to encounter a little trapped boy. They take him with them which displeases a certain program.|
|Special B||02||After X-Ray got trapped inside of Pixel's database, Leah, Rachel and Sakeena desperately search for a way to get her out which brings them to a familiar old face. Meanwhile X-Ray meets Error, a program living inside of Pixel's database who tries to help her get out.|
Takes place after the events of Season 1 and Fantendo Sports Resort. Unten and many of the other main characters now live at Boltzmann.
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|016||01||Settling into Boltzmann||The characters enter Boltzmann and get settled in while. Little do they know about that there is a threat on the loose.|
|017||02||Guilty||Leah is accused of murder and is sent to court. The case is not what it seems when Sakeena finds out what's really going on.|
|018||03||Zeon Falling||Unten is interviewed by a writer who wishes to publish his life story, but executives keep changing the story for "marketability".|
|019||04||The Bat||A teenage baseball player gets a hold on a stray Galvan Artifact. Things go sour fast.|
|020||05||The Threat's Beorn||Unten and Sakeena go to an alien forest planet, where they find another Beorn. Although they become friends quickly, things go very sour when they find out they're on opposing forces.|
|021||06||Squav||A green squirrel named Squav attempts to fit in with the group.|
|022||07||The Forest of Silence||Unten and Leah come across a strange forest which seems to be located in a wormhole. Half library, half forest, all terror awaits them inside.|
|023||08||By Candlelight||Volt tries to get relationship advice from the group.|
|024||09||Sparring with Six||Unten is sent to train Six to help fight against the Threat.|
|025||10||Savior||Leah is captured by the Twisted Cross and is forced to help destiny decide whether the Twisted Cross should fall or be saved after Beth escapes. Meanwhile, Susan Syringe makes a difficult choice.|
|026||11||The Unten of Two Worlds||An alternate reality reaches out to our Fantendoverse.|
|027||12||I'm On Your Side||Unten is joined by Liameno when fighting off The Threat's forces on the Planet Jeniz. Unten believes Liameno is a friend but learns more about Liameno from Logi and Denos. Unten reexamines what he's fighting for as Liameno heads to take over Huxxabu.|
|028||13||Vanilla Ice Cream||Alcyone goes after her new target: Meta-Form.|
|029||14||One Snail Over All||It's election season and this year is one of the tightest races in US History. Both candidates realize whoever Unten and the others choose could impact the winner of this election and attempt to get them their on their side.|
|30/31||15/16||A Flash Beorn Our Eyes||During a battle with Two in the Bermuda Triangle, Unten is seemingly vaporized in front of his team mates. Believing Unten to be dead, the team hosts a funeral for him. On a distant planet, Unten appears with no way to call for help. Even worse, he discovers that his old foe Doomulus Grime is trapped on the planet with him.|
Season 2.5 Shorts
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|SHORT 01||01||Imperium Dance||A short episode focused on the thoughts of Imperium as Unten faces off a bounty hunter.|
|SHORT 02||02||Mother Serah||Rachel visits her friend Serah and learns about her strange kids.|
|SHORT 03||03||Candle in the Rain||Leah and X-Ray gets a visit from Beth in the middle of the night.|
|SHORT 04||04||What's In A Name?||Strafe and Joseph help Listless Strafe come up with his new identity.|
|SHORT 05||05||Date Planner||Sakeena helps Vespa and Adam with a date.|
|SHORT 06||06||RoseMan||PalmMan tries to get the perfect gift for DragonMan.|
The status of there being a Season 3 is still unknown, but it will likely take place after the events of "Fantendo Smash Bros. Victory".
- An episode based off Fantendo - Mosiac was considered but ultimately scrapped.
- An episode focusing around a victim of the Twisted Cross and Leah's attempts to break her from her upbeat spirit was also considered but was scrapped as well. Possible elements of this episode likely showed up in "Xerox".
- An episode entitled "Palm Reading" was cut entirely and would have likely been filler. The description was:
- "Sakeena asks PalmMan to proofread some of her fanfiction, where PalmMan finds that her fanfiction seems to line up with future events. Meanwhile, Strafe and Rachel find a time capsule that's dated 30 years old, but has weird technology in it."
Character art specifically made for Fantendo Now.
|The Great Train Robbery • Witch House • Metamorphosis • Singing and Dancing • Halal and Hotdogs • Another One • Bermuda Bermuda • The Apprentice • Crash • Xerox • 3.14 Neon • PalmMan in Miami • Bad Vibes • City of Flames • Prom Night|
|Settling into Boltzmann|