Gi is a bright, beautiful and bubbly girl from Asia and is the bearer of the Water ring in Captain Planet’s team. The marine biologist is passionate about the ocean and its creatures. Together with her fellow Planeteers, Gi reminds us that “saving our planet is the thing to do.”
Fun fact: The Ring of Water was brought to Gi by a dolphin friend who found it in the sea and tossed to her.
Squirtle is a tiny turtle Pokemon that resides near waterfalls, ponds, lakes and icebergs. While it’s evolved version, Blastoise, is a way more powerful Pokemon, Squirtle is simply too cute to not be in our list.
Fun fact: Squirtle’s Japanese name is Zenigame. Zeni means money and Kame means turtle.
Born and raised in the Southern Water Tribe, Korra is the current incarnation of the Avatar. Not only can Korra control water, she has also mastered the arts of air bending, fire bending and earthbending.
Fun fact: When Korra was a child, she was very insecure of herself because her body looked much like that of a man. She wanted to be thin and pretty like other girls. Her perception of herself only changed when she had a heart-to-heart talk with Katara, who said that the world needs strong women like her.
Zan is an alien from the planet Exxon and one half of the Wonder Twins. He has the ability to transform into water at any state (solid, liquid, gas). Zan was also part of the Justice League, the team of Superheroes which included Batman & Superman.
Fun fact: The twins’ personalities were heavily based on Donny and Marie Osmond, who were extremely popular at the time the duo was created.
5. WATER WALLY
Technically, the PUB mascot does not have any powers. However, this adorable and popular character has done such a fantastic job of spreading the message of water conservation, it deserves to be on our list.
Fun fact: Water Wally was officially launched in 2005 at an event in MacRitchie Reservoir. That makes him 10 years old today!
Disagree with our list? Let us know who you think should have been included.
By Walter Wallace