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The Cuphead Show! is an upcoming American-Canadian animated web television series created by Chad and Jared Moldenhauer for Netflix and produced by StudioMDHR and King Features Syndicate. It is based on the video game Cuphead.

The series made its world premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 15, 2020, and will be released on Netflix on 2021. Footage from the first four episodes of The Cuphead Show! have been leaked online before its air date.

Plot Description

Follow the misadventures of the fearless Cuphead and his cautious but persuadable brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game.

Cast and Characters



In July 2019, it was announced that Netflix had green-lit the series for a run of at least ten episodes. The series will be animated; it will not be done as meticulously as the video game using traditional pen-and-paper methods, since that would take far too long to complete, but instead will feature hand-drawn characters and movement. Chad and Jared Moldenhauer from StudioMDHR will be executive producers along with CJ Kettler from King Features Syndicate. Dave Wasson and Cosmo Segurson will co-executive produce, while Clay Morrow and Adam Paloian will be supervising directors.[1]

As of June 25th 4 out of the 10 episode animatics leaked onto the website 4chan without permission from Studio MDHR or Netflix. It's unknown who stole these animatics or if any action will be taken.


List of episodes of The Cuphead Show (Season 1)
# Title Plot Air date
1 "CarnEvil" ? TBA
2 "Bringing Up Baby Bottle"
3 "Ribby and Croaks"
4 "Dangerous Mugman"
5 "Sweet Temptation"
? ?


  • The show was originally to release in 2020 but was delayed potentially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A few animatics for the show were leaked on June 25th 2020 on the website 4chan.
  • The show made its first debut on June 15th 2020 at the Annecy Animated Film Festival.


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