The new Hulu Original animated series Koala Man will officially be bringing marsupial justice to the streamer on January 9, Hulu announced today. New images from the show have also dropped. The 2D adult comedy series hails form Australian creator/animator Michael Cusack (YOLO: Crystal Fantasy, Smiling Friends).
Synopsis: Koala Man follows middle-aged dad Kevin and his titular not-so-secret identity, whose only superpower is a burning passion for following rules and snuffing out petty crime in the town of Dapto. Though it may seem like any other Australian suburb, forces of evil both cosmic and man-made lie in wait to pounce on unsuspecting Daptonians. On a quest to clean up his hometown, and often roping his frustrated family into his adventures, Koala Man stands at the ready. He’ll do whatever it takes to defeat villainous masterminds, supernatural horrors, or worse: jerks who don’t take their rubbish bins down on the proper days.
The series features the voices of Michael Cusack as Kevin/Koala Man; Hugh Jackman as Big Greg, head of the town council and the most popular guy in Dapto; Sarah Snook as Kevin’s forbearing wife, Vicky, a cafeteria lady; Jemaine Clement as Bazwell, a nerdy and ineffectual dandy who mentors Kevin’s son, Liam (also voiced by Cusack) and Demi Lardner as Kevin’s popularity-hungry daughter, Alison; with Rachel House as Vicky’s coworker Janine and local bowling club owner Louise, Jarrad Wright as Kevin’s neighbor/BFF/super hero sidekick, Spider, and guest roles by Miranda Otto and Hugo Weaving.
Koala Man is executive produced by Solar Opposites and Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and Pokémon: Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit. Michael Cowap also serves as executive producer. The series is produced by 20th Television Animation for Hulu.