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SegaSonic the Hedgehog

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SegaSonic the Hedgehog was the name used for branding of the Sonic the Hedgehog series in Japan for the most part of the 1990s. Sega filed a trademark application for "Sonic" in December 1990, several months before the release of the now-famous Mega Drive game. In Japan at the time however, trademark applications could take up to three years for approval, and arcade rival Taito already had the arcade game Sonic Blast Man.

Likely to avoid conflicting with Taito, Sega used "SegaSonic" for branding of its arcade games in the meantime. This lead to Sega's arcade games such as SegaSonic the Hedgehog, SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter and SegaSonic Popcorn Shop to use the SegaSonic branding. It was also used for merchandise of the series such as clothing, household items, and plush toys, likely for consistency.

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IDW Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 41
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In Winterburg, Sonic is busy battling Dr. Eggman in his snowman mech. While trying the hedgehog, Eggman destroys an ice sculpture of him instead. Sonic jokes about it, asking if that was any way to break the ice. Eggman refuses to engage Sonic with his terrible ice puns. The hedgehog understands and says that they will skip to him stopping Eggman from taking over the town. Eggman tells Sonic that that he did not care about Winterburg as he was hunting Zeti. Read more...

Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys
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Mimic, Rough, Tumble, and Zavok are back and badder than ever! Starline's promised them incredible power, so Sonic and friends had better watch out. That is, if the not-so-good doctor can get these Bad Guys to stop fighting each other and work together. Read more...

IDW Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 42
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Zeti Hunt, part two! Now that Zavok has his pack, it's time for them to make a big move. But Jewel the Beetle, newly appointed Restoration leader, has called on Sonic, Tails, and the Chaotix to run interference. Will they be able to stop the Zeti and make it home in time for spaghetti!? Read more...

Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Special
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After 30 years of going fast, it's time for fans to celebrate the speediest hedgehog of all time! It's an unbelievable birthday celebration for Sonic the Hedgehog with his first Classic Sonic special! Read more...

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The Rengoku is an Extreme Gear advertised in the intro cutscene in Sonic Riders. It is neither unlockable or purchasable in the game as it is merely advertised on the digital sign with other recolored boards. It resembles the Type-J, only recolored red and white (despite the Type-J being a Babylon Standard exclusively for Jet).
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