Lloyd Garmadon is happy that his father is free of the Overlord’s influence. But after so many years apart, it is a lot of work getting used to being father and son again.
Jay is the ninja of Lightning, a talented inventor with a crazy sense of humor and a huge crush on Nya. He loves all the new technology around today, although his efforts to take it apart and figure it out have led to more than a few explosions.
Nya is Kai’s sister and has proven herself to be a hero many times. When the ninja team first formed, she had a hard time getting into the action. She was never trained in Spinjitzu, but still wanted to be part of the adventure.
Sensei Wu was a hero for many, many years on Ninjago. One day, he realized that the threats he was facing were too much for one champion.
Kai is the ninja of Fire, and though he is a hero now, he came from humble beginnings.His father was a trusted ally of Sensei Wu and the two adventured together for many years.
Cole is the ninja of Earth.He is disciplined, responsible, strong and a good planner. In the past, he has had a big job to do keeping his more emotional teammates under control. But now he is more relaxed and willing to let others take the lead sometimes.
Zane is the ninja of Ice. He was known in his village for being able to sit at the bottom of a freezing lake for an incredibly long time (something it turns out he was able to do because he is a robot).
Garmadon is the brother of Sensei Wu. As a young man, he was bitten by The Great Devourer and became Lord Garmadon. Merciless and sinister, he became an enemy of Sensei Wu and the ninja team.
A skilled and imaginative inventor, Cyrus Borg saw the damage done to Ninjago City by the battle with the Overlord as an opportunity. He rebuilt the place as New Ninjago City, packed with high technology upgrades, and built the Borg Industries complex right on the site of the Overlord’s defeat.
P.I.X.A.L.(Primary Interactive X-ternal Assistant Life-form) is Cyrus Borg’s android assistant. When she first meets the ninja, she is under the influence of the Digital Overlord and uses her skills to copy the plans for Zane so the Nindroids can be built.