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This character exists primarily within the Sonic X continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

Next (ネクスト Nekusuto?) is minor character that appears in the anime series Sonic X. They are a purple furry mascot who hosts a children's television show, the Next Show, watched by Cream and Cheese occasionally.

While mostly seen pictured on a TV in several episodes, they appear in the episode Prize Fights, where they are seen holding a sign with the number 2, indicating that it is the second round of the Chaos Emerald Martial Arts Mash-Up.


  • Next's role and character design may resemble Barney the Dinosaur.


Concept artwork




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