The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are 4 teenage turtles who take on the role of ninjas and protect New York City from crime.

They came into being when their brilliant scientist father was working in his lab one night, they fell down a hole with some radioactive goo which mutates them.

Along with them, there is their sensei, the mutant rat Splinter who teaches them martial arts skills to fight against evil forces as defenders of justice!

What Are The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Names And Colors?

The original members of this group (named after the famous Renaissance artists) were:

  • Leonardo (Leo) – Who wears a blue mask, wields 2 swords (katanas), and is the courageous, responsible leader of the group.
  • Michelangelo (Mike) – Who wears the orange mask, wields a pair of nunchucks, and is the optimistic, free-spirited jokester of the group.
  • Raphael (Raph) – Who wears the red mask, wields a pair of sai, and is the aggressive, sarcastic member of the group.
  • Donatello (Donnie) – Who wears the purple mask, wields a bo staff, and is the scientific and technological genius of the group.

Over the years, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been very popular on television, in movies, comics, action figures, video games…

However, they have always maintained their signature looks and personalities.