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Jade Grasman Mender is a main character in the animated television series Astroblast and its spin-off Astroblast: All Grown Up!. She first appeared in 'Astroblast in Paris: The Movie in 2012. She is the stepsister (later just sister) of Jet Mender; born in a Portugal family, she was the last character to be introduced to the Astroblast character list. Her mother, Chloe, married Robert Mender (the father of Jet). Jade became a regular character on the show after Astroblast in Paris: The Movie. She later appeared in the spin-off series Astroblast: All Grown Up!, and in the second and third Astroblast films. She was voiced by Dionne Quan.

DescriptionEdit

Jade Mender met the babies when they were on vacation in Paris at Euro-Dinoland, where her mother Chloe used to work. Now living with her big brother Jet in America, Jade is always ready to use her imagination to lead the babies on a fun-filled adventure. Armed with her favorite toy "Super-Thing" and a big smile, Jade will be the first one ready to boldly go where no baby has ever gone before. This sometimes puts pressure on Jet, who feels he has to look out for his little sister, which can be kind of hard when she's scared of nothing and he's scared of everything! - Astroblast Description from Sprout.

Jade Mender has grown into a very cool, free thinking and independent pre-teen. She likes bizarre music, dressing funky, and even finds a potential crush in the form of her green haired classmate Duke! Still, Jade is a devoted sister to Jet, offering her sibling support in matters of the heart and advice on how he can increase his confidence. But Jet can be a bit over-protective of his sister sometimes, a fact that Jade appreciates but sometimes finds annoying. - Astroblast: All Grown Up! Description from Sprout.

SummaryEdit

Jade was the last addition to the cast of Astroblast, making her first appearance in the second Astroblast movie, Astroblast in Paris: The Movie. She is very joyful and brave. She was introduced as Jet's new sister, after her mother, Chloe Mender, married Jet's father Robert. This marriage and the changes it brought to the Mender family were used in the series to teach the young viewers, by demonstration, about adapting to such drastic changes caused by remarriage. In Astroblast, the one-and-a-half year old Jade was portrayed as very brave and often stumbled into dangerous situations she was too naïve to recognize, often bringing her new brother, Jet Mender, along, which he didn't like very much. He described her as "another Halley" not too long upon her arrival. She is just as adventurous as Halley and cares for her friends. Unlike Halley, she often takes action first and thinks later. She laughs in the eye of danger and is always looking for an adventure. In Astroblast: All Grown Up!, she develops a strong relationship with Halley.