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We didn't set out to be superheroes. But sometimes life doesn't go the way you planned. The good thing is, my brother wanted to help a lot of people and that's what we're going to do. Who are we?
Hiro Hamada, closing narration

Big Hero 6 is a high-tech group of superheroes from the city of San Fransokyo in the 2014 animated film of the same name, as well as the subsequent television series.

Background

Originally a group of students, the team was formed for the purpose of capturing the supervillain Yokai, the man responsible for the death of their friend (and Hiro's brother) Tadashi, and bringing him to justice. Thanks to the students' high intellect, the group built specialized suits based on the individual skills of each member, transforming themselves into high-tech superheroes.

After stopping Yokai's plot to kill Alistair Krei, they enter a hiatus with no intention of reforming their team (except Fred). It isn't until a new threat arises in the form of Mr. Yama that the team reluctantly jumps back into action and unanimously agree to officially establish themselves as resident superheroes and protectors of San Fransokyo. In doing so, they look to honor Tadashi's wish to help a lot of people.

Outside of the core six members, other characters have been irregularly affiliated with the team. Some of these include Fred's butler Heathcliff, who occasionally provides transportation via the Frederickson family chopper and limo. Mini-Max—essentially a miniature version of Baymax—was created as a guardian for Fred, and was given his own super armor to aid the team when necessary. Richardson Mole briefly joined the team after discovering their identities, but he was dropped after his memory was accidentally wiped.

Over time, the team would see occasional upgrades provided by Hiro to enhance their performance. In "Mr. Sparkles Loses His Sparkle", Hiro invents Skymax, which act as a remote-controlled transportation system for Big Hero 6's armor. Though there was initially only one Skymax, five more were created by the time of "Kentucky Kaiju". "Big Problem" introduced the team to Ultra Armor—titanium reinforced battle armor meant to withstand greater amounts of damage from enemies. In terms of appearance, Ultra Armor resembles the team's original suits, albeit with a slick, silver-gray metallic surface. Upgraded versions of Ultra Armor that incorporates the color schemes of the team were introduced in "Prey Date".

Trivia

  • In the film, Fred gave the name "Fred's Angels" to the team with his own theme song, a nod to Charlie's Angels. In "Baymax Returns", it is Fred that officially dubs them "Big Hero 6".
  • In the original comics, the team was comprised of Baymax, Hiro Takachiho (Hiro's Marvel counterpart), Honey Lemon, Go Go Tomago, and Marvel mutants Silver Samurai and Sunfire. After the latter two left the team, Wasabi and Fred replaced them as the team's current roster. Due to Silver Samurai and Sunfire being owned by 20th Century Fox, Wasabi and Fred are introduced as the founding members of the team instead.
  • According to Big Hero 6's character design supervisor, Jin Kim, one of the main goals of this movie was to introduce multiracial characters to allow everyone to feel some familiarities about their own culture and introduce the world's racial diversity.
    • Hiro Hamada is Japanese-American.
    • Go Go Tomago is Korean.
    • Honey Lemon is Latina.
    • Wasabi is African-American.
    • Fred is Caucasian.
      • Kim revealed that the lead characters, although they were later given Japanese names, were originally envisioned as Koreans during development with the chief character designer, Shiyoon Kim.
  • As of now, Heathcliff, Robert Callaghan, Alistair Krei, Judy, Obake, Noodle Burger Boy, Mr. Frederickson, Professor Granville, Globby and Felony Carl are the only characters to know the true identities of Big Hero 6.
    • Momakase may also know due to her access to Obake's library of information on the team, but it has not been outright confirmed.
    • Richardson Mole learned their identities in "Big Hero 7", but his memory was wiped by the end of the episode.
    • Trina is aware of Hiro and Baymax's identities, but it has not been specified if she knows the same of Go Go, Wasabi, Honey, and Fred.

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Big Hero 6 logo
Media
Films and Television: Big Hero 6Big Hero 6: The SeriesBig Chibi 6: The Shorts

Books: MangaBig Hero 6 Big Golden Book Big Hero 6 Little Golden BookBig Hero 6 Chapter BookBig Hero 6 Junior NovelizationBig Hero 6 Pictureback with TattoosBig Hero 6 Step Into ReadingBig Hero 6 Deluxe Step into ReadingThe Art of Big Hero 6Big Hero 6 Ultimate Sticker BookBig Hero 6: Hiro and TadashiComic Books
Video games: Big Hero 6: Battle in the BayBig Hero 6: Bot FightDisney INFINITY seriesBig Hero 6: Baymax BlastKingdom Hearts IIIDisney Crossy RoadDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Music: Soundtrack

Disney Parks
The Happy Ride with BaymaxThe AnnexThe Magic of Disney Animation

Entertainment: Baymax Super Exercise Expo
Firework:Wonderful World of Animation
Parade: Dreaming Up!

Characters
Original: Hiro HamadaBaymaxTadashi HamadaGo Go TomagoHoney LemonWasabiFredAunt CassRobert Callaghan/YokaiAbigail CallaghanAlistair KreiSergeant GersonMochiYamaMr. FredericksonMrs. FredericksonHeathcliffJudyThe Ringleader

TV series: Professor GranvilleObakeBaron Von SteamerKarmiHigh VoltageRichardson MoleGlobbyFelony CarlMomakaseMad JacksMini-MaxMr. SparklesWendy WowerTrevor TrengroveNoodle Burger BoyLenore ShimamotoTrinaLiv AmaraOrso KnoxMegan CruzChief CruzChrisIanAC and DCNega-GlobbyMayoiSupersonic Sue
Deleted: The Fujitas

Episodes
Shorts: "Baymax and Fred" • "Baymax and Go Go" • "Baymax and Wasabi" • "Baymax and Hiro" • "Baymax and Mochi" • "Baymax and Honey Lemon" • "Baymax Dreams of Too Many Baymaxes" • "Baymax Dreams of Evil Sheep" • "Baymax Dreams of Bed Bugs" • "Flowers and Butterflies" • "Mochi and his Toy" • "Messy Room"

Season One: "Baymax Returns" • "Issue 188" • "Big Roommates 2" • "Fred's Bro-Tillion" • "Food Fight" • "Muirahara Woods" • "Failure Mode" • "Aunt Cass Goes Out" • "The Impatient Patient" • "Mr. Sparkles Loses His Sparkle" • "Killer App" • "Small Hiro One" • "Kentucky Kaiju" • "Rivalry Weak" • "Fan Friction" • "Mini-Max" • "Big Hero 7" • "Big Problem" • "Steamer's Revenge" • "The Bot Fighter" • "Obake Yashiki" • "Countdown to Catastrophe"
Season Two: "Internabout" • "Seventh Wheel" • "Prey Date" • "Something's Fishy" • "Nega-Globby" • "The Fate of the Roommates" • "Muira-Horror!" • "Something Fluffy" • "Supersonic Sue" • "Lie Detector"

Organizations
Big Hero 6
Locations
San FransokyoLucky Cat CaféSan Fransokyo Institute of TechnologyAkuma IslandFrederickson ManorKrei Tech IndustriesNoodle BurgerObake's LairSycorax
Objects
MicrobotsMegabotBaymax's ChipHoney Lemon's Chem-PurseYokai's MaskLittle YamaSilent SparrowSkymaxesLenore Shimamoto's JournalKentucky KaijuEnergy AmplifierGo Go's Cycle
Songs
StoryImmortalsWe've Got Dance PowerNoodle SongWe're Gonna Be Good