Next is minor character that appears in the anime series Sonic X. He is a purple furry mascot, who hosts a children's TV Show, "The Next Show", watched by Cream and Cheese occasionally.

While mostly seen pictured on a TV in several episodes, he appears in the episode Prize Fights, where he is seen holding a sign with the number 2, indicating that it is the second round of the Emerald Fighting Tournament.


  • Next's role and character design may resemble Barney the Dinosaur.


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