|“||We digested all these [previous] influences, and finally found our own unique tone. You've only seen the tip of the iceberg so far.||”|
The first season of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir premiered in late 2015, 2016, and early 2017 around the world. The season includes 26 episodes.
In modern-day Paris, Marinette and Adrien are two middle school kids with a difference: they are the chosen ones to save Paris from evil! They have been entrusted with an important mission – to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning normal people into super-baddies. When involved in such adventures, these two school kids become superheroes: Marinette transforms into Ladybug and Adrien becomes Cat Noir. But Ladybug and Cat Noir do not know each other’s true identity. Marinette is unaware that, beneath the Cat Noir costume nestles Adrien, her secret crush. Similarly, Adrien doesn’t know that Ladybug is, in actual fact, just Marinette - one of the girls in his class.
Cast and crew
- To view a complete list of all the staff and cast that worked on Season 1, go to Season 1/Credits.
|Cristina Vee||Marinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug|
|Bryce Papenbrook||Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir|
|Keith Silverstein||Gabriel Agreste/Hawk Moth|
|Carrie Keranen||Alya Césaire|
|Season||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||26|| December 6, 2015 (Nick)|
February 10, 2017 (Netflix)
April 8, 2019 (Disney)
| October 22, 2016 (Nick)|
February 10, 2017 (Netflix)
April 24, 2019 (Disney)
Note: Nickelodeon premiered the first season, and Netflix later released the entire season after they got the rights to the show.
|English Title||Airdate||Production code|
|December 6, 2015||109||1.40|
|Armed with his magic bubble-wand, Nino becomes the Bubbler and plans to rid Paris of all the parents who prevent children from having fun.|
|December 13, 2015||106||1.09|
|When Mr. Ramier is akumatized as Mr. Pigeon, he gains the ability to communicate with birds and plans to turn Paris into a nature reserve for his bird friends.|
|December 20, 2015||101||1.47|
|After losing a contest to become a TV host on a children's channel, Aurore is transformed into Stormy Weather.|
|December 27, 2015||116||1.17|
|After Alix's friends break her father's priceless watch, she is akumatized into Timebreaker, traveling back in time to save the watch.|
|January 3, 2016||108||1.29|
|When Cat Noir becomes a burglary suspect, Ladybug must find a way to prove his innocence.|
|January 10, 2016||115||1.12|
|When a young historian gets akumatized into the Pharaoh, he plans to bring an ancient Egyptian princess back to life by sacrificing Alya; Ladybug and Cat Noir must face an army of mummies.|
|January 17, 2016||103||1.44|
|After being suspended from school, Alya is akumatized into Lady Wifi, a villain who will stop at nothing to expose Ladybug.|
|January 24, 2016||102||1.19|
|Ladybug must stop the Evillustrator, an akumatized boy who wants revenge against Chloé; Ladybug learns the Evillustrator has a crush on Marinette.|
|January 31, 2016||111||1.20|
|After Chloé accuses Marinette of stealing her new bracelet, Hawk Moth akumatizes Chloé's friend's policeman father into the tyrannical Rogercop.|
|February 7, 2016||105||1.27|
|Cat Noir and Ladybug must put everything else aside to save the day when Kim becomes akumatized as Dark Cupid on Valentine's Day.|
|February 21, 2016||117||1.27|
|When Marinette's class makes a short horror film, the lead actress is akumatized into a slimy monster that feeds off fear.|
|February 28, 2016||114||1.06|
|After losing an election, D'Argencourt gets akumatized into Darkblade and recruits the unwilling citizens of Paris into an army of knights.|
|May 7, 2016||119||0.13|
|When Fred Haprèle's stand-in tricks him into missing his next performance, he is akumatized into the Mime.|
|May 14, 2016||104||0.03|
|Princess Fragrance causes mayhem with her magic perfume; when Marinette realizes Tikki is missing, she loses the ability to transform.|
|15||15||"Ladybug & Cat Noir (Origins - Part 1)"
|August 6, 2016||122||0.97|
|Discovering the story of how Marinette and Adrien became Ladybug and Cat Noir.|
|16||16||"Stoneheart (Origins - Part 2)"
|August 6, 2016||123||1.02|
|Marinette decides that she does not want to be Ladybug anymore, but when her friends end up in danger she is forced to act.|
|August 13, 2016||113||0.90|
|While Marinette waits for Adrien at the zoo, the zookeeper gets akumatized into Animan, a shapeshifter who can take the form of any animal.|
|August 20, 2016||110||0.86|
|After being humiliated while performing a hypnotist act, Simon gets akumatized into Simon Says and is able to get anyone to do his bidding.|
|August 27, 2016||107||1.13|
|When Vincent's favorite pop singer refuses to pose for a picture with him, he is akumatized into Pixelator.|
|September 3, 2016||120||1.00|
|When an arrogant, young singer angers Jagged Stone, he is akumatized into a rock 'n' roll super villain.|
|September 10, 2016||125||0.93|
|When Chloé sabotages a famous chef's dish, he gets akumatized into Kung Food and those who taste his dishes are under his control.|
|September 24, 2016||112||1.19|
|When Max loses a challenge at a video game tournament, he gets akumatized into the Gamer and unleashes a giant robot onto Paris.|
|October 1, 2016||121||0.91|
|When Juleka is excluded from the class picture, she is akumatized into Reflekta and threatens to turn everyone into a reflection of herself.|
|October 8, 2016||118||0.99|
|A misunderstanding while babysitting Manon Chamack leads to a young girl becoming akumatized as the Puppeteer.|
|October 15, 2016||124||0.88|
|Chloé gets akumatized into Antibug after an argument with Ladybug; Ladybug must battle a villain with the same powers that she has.|
|October 22, 2016||126||0.96|
|When Marinette exposes a new student's lie, the student gets akumatized into Volpina; Volpina fakes an alliance with Ladybug and Cat Noir in order to divide and destroy them.|
|Episode Title||Airdate||Country||Production code|
|01||03||"Stormy Weather"||September 1, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||101|
|02||01||"The Bubbler"||September 8, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||109|
|03||05||"Copycat"||September 15, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||108|
|04||04||"Timebreaker"||September 22, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||116|
|05||02||"Mr. Pigeon"||September 29, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||106|
|06||07||"Lady Wifi"||October 6, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||103|
|07||06||"The Pharaoh"||October 13, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||115|
|08||09||"Rogercop"||October 20, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||111|
|09||08||"The Evillustrator"||October 26, 2015||France: TFOU||102|
|10||10||"Dark Cupid"||October 29, 2015||France: TFOU||105|
|11||11||"Horrificator"||October 30, 2015||France: TFOU||117|
|12||12||"Darkblade"||November 17, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||114|
|13||13||"The Mime"||November 24, 2015||South Korea: EBS1||119|
|14||21||"Kung Food"||January 10, 2016||France: TFOU||125|
|15||22||"Gamer"||January 17, 2016||France: TFOU||112|
|16||17||"Animan"||January 24, 2016||France: TFOU||113|
|17||25||"Antibug"||January 31, 2016||France: TFOU||124|
|18||24||"The Puppeteer"||February 7, 2016||France: TFOU||118|
|19||23||"Reflekta"||February 21, 2016||France: TFOU||121|
|20||20||"Guitar Villain"||February 28, 2016||France: TFOU||120|
|21||15||"Ladybug & Cat Noir (Origins - Part 1)"||March 1, 2016||South Korea: EBS1||122|
|22||16||"Stoneheart (Origins - Part 2)"||March 2, 2016||Switzerland: French Region; RTS 2||123|
|23||19||"Pixelator"||March 3, 2016||Canada: French Region; Télé-Québec||107|
|24||18||"Simon Says"||March 6, 2016||Canada: French Region; Télé-Québec||110|
|25||14||"Princess Fragrance"||March 13, 2016||Canada: French Region; Télé-Québec||104|
|26||26||"Volpina"||March 19, 2016||Canada: French Region; Télé-Québec||126|
- The intended order of release was that "Volpina" would serve as the season finale and the two episodes making up "The Origins Story" were to be watched after the series. However, in the US, the "Origins" was released as the fifteenth and sixteenth episodes instead.
- According to a PDF document on the official Method Animation website, this season had a budget of €8,020,000 ($8,962,109.40 USD).
- This season was originally planned to debut on Netflix in the US on February 14, 2017. However, it was released earlier than originally announced on February 10, 2017.
- This release included audio tracks in English, French, Castilian Spanish, European Portuguese, and Italian.
- The Netflix release order for the first season was different than the original broadcast order and instead followed the order of the episodes' production codes. However, the order was later changed to follow Nickelodeon's airing order.
- As explained by Feri González, Thomas Astruc's intention for the first season is to get to know the characters and learn how the Miraculouses work.
- Ladybug uses twenty-nine lucky charms this season. She uses two lucky charms in the episodes The Bubbler, Timebreaker, and Antibug.
- In the terms of international releases Season 1 holds the record for has the shortest time frame ending in less than a year.
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