During this time Venus shared many adventures with the boys while they lasted, such as the time they defeated Bonesteel and got him arrested. The Dragons eventually crossed over into the realm of dreams, attacking Chung I and kidnapping Splinter's spirit. 1. After the cancellation of the show, Venus' adventures with the TMNT continued for several years. No canonical explanation was ever given for her disappearance. It was established early on in the series that while the four turtles were raised as brothers, none of them (including Venus) were biologically related. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Meanwhile, Venus de Milo's origin was much more controversial. You can’t even joke about that with Peter. She was not well-liked by most fans of the series, and to many, felt like a shoehorned Deus ex Machina. Monkeys Fighting Robots: So let’s talk about the upcoming sequel. Venus de Milo (real name Mei Pieh Chi) was introduced in the live action Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation TV series as a fifth mutant turtle. Fictional Characters Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. I loved TMNT but I remember being upset about no female turtles to look up to in the show until my parents somehow found the movie she starred in. Co-creator Peter Laird has been outspokenly opposed to Venus ever returning in other installments of the TMNT franchise. The female turtle traveled to New York, where she encountered the four Ninja Turtles watching over the... Life from 1997 to 2000. The turtles were each named after a legendary artist – and, of course, all male. Unbeknownst to her, the Dragons used this opportunity to enter the physical world. Venus' existence is considered one of the major controversies regarding TMNT history. For a time – on a TV show most fans would like to forget – there was a female fifth. Venus inherited some mystical 'chi magic' abilities, so it could refer to Chung being a proponent for chi-related mysticism. The story goes that when Splinter rescued the turtle squad from the sewers, he accidentally … Venus de Milo. ... TMNT needs a female turtle. When Splinter gathered up all the turtles, he mistakenly left Venus behind. While not explicitly stated in any source material to be what characters are used for her name, 'Beauty' 'Turtle' and 'Energy' are the most likely based on this line from the television show. This statue inspired her nickname. Venus was portrayed byNicole Parker (who provided the physical acting) and Lalainia Lindbjerg (who provided her voice). ", Despite a majority of the series' fans having generally negative feelings about her, she does retain a small fanbase, including those rallying for Nickelodeon to return her to the series as well as those who continue to want her out of the franchise.. It reopened just how important she was to them and their species, and caused great tension. The boldest addition to the mythos in this show was the introduction of a brand new ninja turtle – Venus de Milo. She allies with the Turtles, calling herself Venus de Milo. Venus de Milo - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, New York, New York. Venus could have been better, and that she was created because they couldn't get an actress for April O'Neil. By her admission, Venus can read and write 14,000 characters in 8 dialects of 3 languages spanning the last 10,000 years. 35 Comments. Following Next Mutation's cancellation, Venus has not been featured in any other TMNT media, even as a joking reference. In doing so, she inadvertently gave the Dragons a way to enter the physical world. Venus tells how the Dragons have captured Splinter in the Realm of Dreams. Venus was one of the five turtles that were exposed to mutagen in the sewers. #rottmnt #rise of the tmnt #venus de milo #tmnt venus de milo #my art #art #fan art #digital art #spicygr3mlin #hhhrrghhh she looks a lot like leo but at the same time i rlly like this design i made so uh #anyways when i say i think about the theory of Rise!Venus a lot i mean. It is possible that by the time she was found, she might already be humanoid enough to be considered beautiful to Chung. In addition to the TV show, Venus has appeared in various coloring and activity books, as well as an adaption of the episode arc Unchain my heart and original stories like Shells of steel and Double dragon. In the last adventure she had with them, Rat King had broken their truce and his minions had eaten or destroyed nearly everything in their lair. Since the franchise’s debut in 1984, there have been four turtles on the main team: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello. After a grueling battle the TMNT were finding it hard to deal with their losses when suddenly the character retroactively ceased to exist; the Rat King had still destroyed their lair, but suddenly there were only four turtles again. Previous to this it was mistaken as the work of Praxiteles. It is braided in the back to resemble a ponytail. See what Venus De Milo (sharlenerodzj98) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas. However the character is parodied in issue 12, when an artificial morphling named Lurch transformed into a female turtle which looked simlar to Venus.  Starting in 1996 the Turtles would keep journal entries about their adventures in a shared universe with characters from Mirage continuity, Archie Comics, and the cartoons all together. If you were one of eight people who watched Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, then you are all too familiar with Venus De Milo, the "fifth" member of the ninja turtles.. After the cancellation of the show, Venus' adventures with the TMNT continued for several years. However, they were eventually forced to carry the plan out and no one was hurt (with the exception of the pirates). Whatever character represents 'beauty' would make sense with her later appearance. Somehow making her way to Chinatown, she was discovered by a shinobi magician called Chung I. Chung I took the turtle with him to China where he raised her as a daughter and named her Mei Pieh Chi. Venus was one of five turtles exposed to mutagen in the sewers. By Yanimae Watch. During the show, Venus was portrayed as blissfully ignorant of some parts of Western life and culture and at times, equally ignorant of life in general. In a 2007 interview director Kevin Munroe elaborated on the instructions Peter Laird gave to him for TMNT. My version of the teenage mutant ninja turtle female known as Venus De Milo. He also trained the turtle in the art of Shinobi. Shredder, now reunited with his inner self, attempted to lure Raphael to the dark side, to no avail, and became even more determined to achieve his vengeance. Raphael is now known as Ripper and is Venus' big brother, NOT FATHER! She has a more spiritual approach than the other Turtles and firmly believes in the supernatural. In 1997, the Turtles landed themselves a live action tv series dubbed "TMNT: The Next Mutation" which basically translated to weird costume and weapon changes to the turtles gear and overall appearance. In the struggle, a statue of a woman is damaged with her arms broken off. Venus seemed to have lived a sheltered life in China. I mean … When Splinter gathered up all the turtles, he mistakenly left Venus behind. Her plastron is shaped that at the front, the underside has round protrusions resembling breasts. Venus, Venus de Milo, or Mei Pieh Chi is a fictional character within the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. After multiple letters came in asking if Venus would be in the comic book, Gary Carlson finally wrote in a female turtle as a one page gag in an issue of TMNT Volume 3 (Image). Venus keeping the streets safe with the other turtles. Venus De Milo - Ninja Turtles. Venus is the only female among the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles team. 351 likes. In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. It included translations for the components of her name. Unbeknownst to her, the Dragons used this opportunity to enter the physical world. I adored Venus as a little girl. While the Turtles didn't trust Krang they agreed and secretly planned to end them by trapping them both. The sculpture of Venus de Milo is thought to have been created by Alexandros. You can’t even joke about that with Peter. After all the major villains were "defeated forever" for the moment, they decided to help their friends, the Mighty Mutanimals, defeat Murk Mariner. In his possession, Chung I also had a glass mirror, within which were trapped humanoid Dragons. Munroe admitted that among those rules was, "There’s absolutely no mention of Venus de Milo, the female Turtle. Then there were two trips to China; the first was to get the rest of Venus' belongings, and the second was to answer the threat of the Dragon Lord. The turtles have known themselves as the only mutant turtles, minus Spike, to protect this city from any harm. This, along with poor editing, results in some interesting mishaps during the show; such as Venus outright missing giving Michelangelo a high five in one episode and Donatello accidentally grabbing her breast in another. Apparently, I Chung would on occasion travel the realm of dreams where he would encounter Splinter. Nor do we know if Chung is a plum fan. tmnt the next mutation s01e02 venus de mille in the turtles lair for first time. Along with Kevin Eastman, Laird co-created… After a grueling battle the TMNT were finding it hard to deal with their losses when suddenly the character retroactively ceased to exist; the Rat King had still destroyed their lair, but suddenly there were only four turtles again. In "East Meets West, Part 1", Splinter mentions that Raph and the rest of the turtles are almost 18, and by the time of "Enemy of my Enemy", Raph mentions that he and the rest of the turtles are 18. VENUS DE MILO - TMNT *ninja gear* (COMMISSION) by Kanogetz on DeviantArt ... Tmnt Pirate Art Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Artwork Warframe Art Venus De Milo Girl Cartoon Anime Sketch Ninja Girl Anime. She appears in the television series Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation on Fox Kids, as well as a few books. 1 Etymologies 1.1 Chinese 1.2 Venus 2 Appearance 3 Trivia 4 Navigation Her original Chinese name, Mei Pieh Chi, was given to her by Chung I. By Lily-pily Watch. While proficient in fighting techniques, Venus was not trained in Ninjutsu like her brothers; in battle, she would use mystical orbs to various different effects. Each standing at around 5ft in height, there were reportedly three "Venus suits" created for the show, each designed for specific scenes (action scenes, posing scenes, etc). There, she was found by a Chinese Shinobi master known as Chung I. Chung I took her back to his hometown of Shanghai, China, and taught her the way of the Shinobi, raising her for 18 years. Venus de Milo, real name Mei Pieh Chi,is a member of theTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles team. Like Mona Lisa, she is named after a work of art, rather than an artist. Oct 25, 2016 - Beautiful Venus De Milo from TMNT (ninja gear version) COMMISSION for FURY-161! He even changed his name, some life changing period in his life. However, in an episode of the 2012 series, Raphael paints a female turtle-human hybrid, done in the style of fifties pin-up girls, named "Venus" on the side of the Turtles' new Party Wagon, and Donatello admires it approvingly. Prior to Venus' 1997 introduction, the 1985 TMNT RPG's producer (Palladium … 75 Favourites. Chung I, the appointed guardian of this mirror, was attacked by the Dragons when they crossed over into the realm of dreams, mortally wounding him in his sleep and kidnapping the spirit of Chung I's dream realm friend, Splinter. This was done by the writers so as not to eliminate the possibility of a romantic relationship between Venus and one of the four male turtles (with hints leading primarily to the rebellious, quick-tempered Raphael and/or the stalwart, even-keeled leader Leonardo). Amongst the pleadings Mewes used, according to an interview with Smith, was "Can't I be the girl turtle? After helping the turtles put an end to the Shredder and the Foot Clan, she then led them on a dream walk to rescue their Master's spirit. Her biography on the official site was removed for some time following the series' end, but was restored some time later, on page 2 of the profiles page reserved for "Classic Characters". In a 2007 interview director Kevin Munroe elaborated on the instructions Peter Laird gave to him for TMNT. See full entry of Mei Pieh Chi at Turtlepedia. Another source would be the inaccurate portrayal of "Shinobi" arts being treated as some sort of magic, and separate from Ninjutsu. 2K Views. Munroe admitted that among those rules was, "There’s absolutely no mention of Venus de Milo, the female Turtle. The most obvious component of her name is 'turtle', although since she was found washed in the sewers, 'river' could also be significant. In the comics published by Image, Gary Carlson received only a few rules on what not to do, one of which was "No female turtles". Her name was Venus de Milo. After the turtles win the battle, the female turtle takes the statue with her to the lair. To celebrate their seeming victory, the five turtles and Splinter went for a picnic in the park but were attacked by Dragons. Despite popular belief, co-creator Kevin Eastman actually likes Venus as a character and even hopes that she can make a comeback someday now that Peter Laird no longer owns the franchise. A Lot. She has also appeared in a few books. Even more monumentally, this turtle was female. Krang however, offered to help the TMNT put Shredder away for good because he blamed him for all the failings they've had over the years. Venus de Milo was a female Ninja turtle who appeared in Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. Original head appliances used on the character of Venus De Milo in the 1997 live action television series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. 338 Favourites. After the turtles win the battle, the female turtle takes the statue with her to the lair. Both of them swapped stories of their turtles but chose to keep this a secret from the turtles themselves until the time was right. I Chung also had in his possession a glass mirror, within which were trapped humanoid Dragons. However, Shredder and the Foot attack the Turtles's HQ. During combat, the head of a statue of a woman was broken off; 20 minutes later Raphael came to help her. Venus - named in honor of the great artwork - Venus de Milo, is a version of the Fifth Ninja Turtle. After all the major villains were "defeated forever" for the moment, they decided to help their friends, the Mighty Mutanimals, defeat Murk Mariner. Venus posing happily with her fellow Ninja Turtles. You can’t even joke about that with Peter. Remembering Venus de Milo, TMNT’s Lost Member There were not always four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Venus was one of the five turtles that were exposed to mutagen in the sewers. VENUS DE MILO - TMNT *ninja gear* (COMMISSION) .. You can’t even joke about that with Peter. Venus De Milo. The strongest source of discord from the female Turtle would come from general distaste in the Next Mutation series, which to many was seen as poorly written, and containing goofy humor. 22K Views. More … It is currently unknown if Venus will make future appearances, but seems highly unlikely. In an interview, Munroe remarked that amongst these rules was: "There’s absolutely no mention of Venus de Milo, the female Turtle. In reality, Shinobi (忍び) is simply another word for Ninja (忍者). On October 1997 "Venus' Venerations" were added to the website, coupled with four tremendously excited Ninja Turtles each expressing their feelings on the new member of their team. In a 2007 interview director Kevin Munroe elaborated on the instructions Peter Laird gave to him for TMNT. It’s just one of those things that he hates with a passion.". Her background involves her being a fifth turtle that was covered with the Mutagen that had mutated the other Turtles, but swept away in the sewers to New York City's Chinatown district. But when a stranger comes to help their situation with master Splinter, the turtles learn there is new turtle in town, Venus De Milo. The female turtle traveled to New York, where she encountered the four Ninja Turtles watching over the body of their Master, whose spirit was trapped in the realm of dreams. Dimensions 833x1389px. Monkeys Fighting Robots caught up with the man behind the mutants to talk Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, the recent apparent death of Donatello, and whether fifth turtle Venus de Milo might be primed for a comeback. In 2001, "Venus' Venerations" was discontinued, and the current storyline continued without any explanation or acknowledgment to her prior existence. Prior to Venus' 1997 introduction, the 1985 TMNT RPG's producer (Palladium Books) released a source book for their "Ninjas and Super spies" line called Mystic China in 1995. After helping the turtles put an end to the Shredder and the Foot Clan, she then led them on a dream walk to rescue their Master's spirit. https://characters.fandom.com/wiki/Venus_(TMNT)?oldid=144737, She and the other turtles appeared in their next mutation forms in the. In the comics published by Image, Gary Carlson received only a few rules on what not to do, one of which was "No female turtles". On March 1999 the Turtles had finally ended the Dragon Lord's reign of terror; unfortunately because of Venus' mind trick on the Shredder, he was now a greater threat than ever. Ultimately, Venus de Milo didn’t make it past the one season of Next Mutation, though her story continued for a little while online in the form of the “Venus’s Venerations” journal entries. Venus De Milo(real nameMei Pieh Chi) was introduced in the live actionNinja Turtles: The Next MutationTV series as a fifthmutant turtle.