Sonic is a hedgehog. He’s blue, he’s furry, and he’s the fastest thing around. In the new movie Sonic the Hedgehog, he comes to Earth from another world. When he gets here, he must escape the evil Dr. Robotnik. Sonic makes friends with a human named Tom. Together, they set out to stop Dr. Robotnik from taking over the world.
Ben Schwartz voices the role of Sonic. “This is a fun, fast character with a little bit of attitude,” he told TIME for Kids. Schwartz can relate to Sonic. “I’m kind of like him,” he says. “I can get excited by fun things as well.”