Lego Ninjago is a line of sets produced by Lego . It uses elements from the previous Ninja series , but with many changes, including a brand new plot, characters, a TV show, and a movie . Also, the inclusion of advanced vehicles and technology is notable, as it implies a more modern setting than the feudal Japan setting of the previous incarnation.
Ninjago was introduced in late 2010/early 2011 with a wave of Lego sets and two pilot episodes (later split into four ). The plot of the original episodes centered on four ninjas: Kai, Master of Fire ; Jay, Master of Lightning ; Cole, Master of Earth ; and Zane, Master of Ice. They are brought together by Sensei Wu to form a team , in an attempt to stop the evil Lord Garmadon from collecting all four Golden Weapons of Spinjitzu.
After the pilot episodes' success, a sequel season to the TV series was ordered in 2012 continuing with the first official season titled "Rise of the Snakes ", introducing a prophecy foreseeing that a ninja would rise, more powerful than the others: the Green Ninja . The Green Ninja was destined to defeat the Dark Lord who was Lord Garmadon . Lloyd Garmadon , Lord Garmadon 's son turned out to be the destined green ninja . The new series also introduced another wave of sets and a more modern twist; featuringcities , mechs, and vehicles .