Michelangelo is a Mutant box turtle and an artist and skateboarder. He wields a kusari-fundo.
- According to the Rise of the TMNT Concept art reveal live stream, Mikey will say cowabunga as his catchphrase on the show.
- Rob Paulsen also mentioned in the live stream, that Mikey is a box turtle, meaning that he can fold up entirely in his shell.
- According to the writers he'll be that sweet, loving turtle of the team.
- He'll have a close relationship with Leo.
- According to the Rise of the TMNT Concept art reveal live stream, the turtles will be 15 years old in season 1.