Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, TV Series and a number of Films lead to a number of action figure toys, costumes and typical merchandise such as lunch boxes to be released aimed primarily at the boy market the introduction of the character April gave some appeal to girls also.
The name changed shortly after release from using the work ‘Ninja’ to ‘Hero’ to make it less intensive to some children and some alleged attacks or over eager playing being reported in some areas.
The Turtles gained worldwide popularity with several movies and TV series being released an official Moview Soundtrack and songs such as T U R T L E POWER!! were released and did surprisingly well in the charts.
A group of Turtles abandoned and brought up in the sewers by a old wise Rat (Master Splinter) he taught them well and to develop their skills to help protect and to face nemesis of Shredder who some say used to be a student of Master Splinter, they had their own unique colour, weapon/action and collectively loved and loved PIZZA!!