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“Uh, well, now, I too have a job to do, and that's delivering the mail, which I plan to do.”
— The Postman to Kai, Day of the Great Devourer

The Postman, also referred to as the Mailman, is a postal courier in Ninjago. He usually appears in humorous situations, either being inadvertently disrupted by the ninja's actions or delivering his mail in an odd place. Despite the frequently bizarre and dangerous situations he faces, he tirelessly continues to do his job—even when it would probably be better for him to flee.

History

Mini-movies

Flight of the Dragon Ninja

The Postman climbs the Mountains of Impossible Height while the ninja raced their dragons to see who will claim the title of "Dragon Master." He was frightened by the ninja flying by on their Dragons, accidentally dropping a package off a nearby cliff.

Rise of the Snakes

Home

The postman climbing the Mountains of Impossible Height

Sometime later, the Postman climbed the Mountains of Impossible Height once again. Despite the dizzying altitude, he reached the Monastery of Spinjitzu to deliver some mail to the ninja. He gave Kai a letter from a fan, Jay a letter from his parents, and Cole a letter from his father and a package from a local wildlife magazine, Creatures, Beasts, and Beyond.

Can of Worms

The Mailman was climbing the Mountain of a Million Steps when Cole and Zane passed by on their way to the Constrictai Tomb. The ninja's passage caused a few rocks to fall on the Postman, prompting him to shout at them.

The Snake King

Using a flight-equipped bicycle, the Postman caught up to the Destiny's Bounty to deliver the ninjas' new ZX suits.

The Rise of the Great Devourer

The postman trying to escape the Serpentine Express

The Postman, tired from the heat, would eventually be encountered by the Serpentine Express's cab. Not wanting to get in the way, he pedals his bike faster and throws his bag to lose some weight. Despite his efforts, he was soon forced to jump off his bike.

Day of the Great Devourer

The postman scared by the Great Devourer

The Postman crossed paths with the ninja yet again when he arrives at Ed & Edna's Scrap N Junk to deliver some mail. The ninja told him to leave, as they were preparing to use the Tornado of Creation, but the Mailman admonished them in turn, claiming that he had a job to do. Upon hearing that Ed and Edna were not home, he asked the ninja if they were looking for the "Take Back Ninjago" rally in Ninjago City. As he spoke about how every time something happened the ninja got involved, the Great Devourer arrived behind him. The Postman hid in a trash can while the ninja created the Ultra Sonic Raider. He soon took off on his bike.

Legacy of the Green Ninja

Pirates vs. Ninja

The Postman was walking his bike through Ninjago City when it fell under attack by Captain Soto's pirates. While their ship was flying over the Postman, one of the pirates swooped down and stole his mailbag, much to the dismay of the Postman.

Ninjaball Run

The postman after being knocked of his bike

The Postman entered the annual Ninjaball Run on his bicycle, modified with massive turbines to increase its speed. He managed to keep up with the other competitors for much of the race but crashed into a snowman in the Glacier Barrens, which knocked him off his bike.

The Day Ninjago Stood Still

The Postman was riding his bike when a series of earthquakes struck Ninjago City (actually the Serpentine burrowing underground in an attempt to bury the metropolis). When the Stone Army emerged, he hid in a mailbox until a Stone Warrior discovered him, at which point he fled down an alley, screaming about the "sanctity of the mail." He promptly jumped on his bike and fled, presumably escaping with the rest of the citizens on the Destiny's Bounty.

Rebooted

The Surge

When the ninja return to New Ninjago City, Nya accidentally crashed their bus into the Postman's Hover Truck, infuriating him.

The Curse of the Golden Master

The postman after the power was shut down

The Postman was one of the few people that remained in New Ninjago City after the Overlord took control of the city. When the ninja returned after they successfully shut the power off, the Postman ordered them to leave until Cyrus Borg arrived seconds later and scolded the Postman.

Enter the Digiverse

The Postman led a group of civilians on a raid to "take back the power" from Borg, as they believed that the inventor was merely playing video games. Their attack was interrupted however when the Nindroids arrived and Nya ordered the savages outside to protect the tower. Though they tried, they were unable to stop the Nindroids from coming into the tower, seeking the Techno Blades.

Codename: Arcturus

Helping the ninja find out what "Codename: Arcturus" means, he rearranges the letters to make "carrot cup juster," which is quickly rejected.

The Titanium Ninja

The postman after the ninja returned from space

The Postman was present in New Ninjago City during the Golden Master's attack and announced the return of the ninja. Later, he attended Zane's memorial service after the Nindroid defeated the Overlord.

Possession

The Crooked Path

The Postman delivered a letter of foreclosure to Steep Wisdom but was drenched by water balloons as the ninja were anticipating an attack by ghosts.

Skybound

Misfortune Rising

The postman delivering a letter to Jay

Shortly after Jay wished to Nadakhan that he wasn't born in a junkyard, the Postman shows up behind him, proclaiming he will not turn the Blue Ninja into the cops and delivered him a letter informing him that his father had passed.

Prior to Sons of Garmadon

When the Postman delivered a Patty Keys flyer to the floating Temple of Airjitzu, he was nearly attacked by Jay, who insisted the letter carrier must be the new Samurai X. After the Postman began nervously speaking of how the portraits on stamps are decided, Lloyd saved him from Jay and apologized on his behalf. Following this, the Postman stayed away from the ninja for six weeks.[1]

Sons of Garmadon

The Jade Princess

The mailman trying to deliver the mail

The Postman was delivering some mail in the Royal Palace but the Royal Guards stopped him because no one was allowed to enter the palace. Kai told them that he knew the postman and that he would deliver the mail. The postman gave the mail to Kai and broke the fourth wall by telling him that he will see him next season.

Hunted

Radio Free Ninjago

The Postman is marked as the next fugitive on Ultra Hunt, but he hasn't been sighted. He was shown to be hiding in a dumpster before Lloyd, Skylor, Neuro, Mr. Pale, and Shade accidentally blew his cover, but he quickly flees, bumping into Colossus as he runs.

Green Destiny

The postman helping the ninja

The Postman is among the public and members of the Resistance, who help the ninja chain down Colossus until Garmadon loses his power. Later he celebrated victory over Garmadon's forces and city's liberation outside the Royal Palace.

March of the Oni

The Darkness Comes

The Postman is in the audience in the harbor to watch the unveiling of the rebuilt Bounty.

Endings

The postman attending the ninja's ceremony

He and several of the ninja's other allies visited the monastery to celebrate their victory.

Master of the Mountain

Shintaro

The postman telling Lloyd about Shintaro

He arrives at the monastery, passing by P.I.X.A.L. while giving her a greeting before giving the ninja an invitation to Princess Vania's birthday before being scared away by Wu's chicken. He stated that delivering such a letter was rare.

Seabound

Assault on Ninjago City

As the tour bus passes Borg Tower, he descends the stairs after delivering the mail.

In Shadow of Ronin (non-canon)

He is a playable character in Shadow of Ronin. He can be purchased for 50,000 studs after obtaining "True Ninja" in Level 2: Chen's Dungeon. He uses melee attacks and can throw postcards.

Appearance

The Postman is an older man with gray hair, several wrinkles, a small mustache, and a small white goatee. He wears glasses, a large straw hat similar to Master Wu's, a white undershirt, and a purple uniform. He occasionally carries a satchel or back-mounted basket filled with letters and packages he has to deliver.

Personality

The Postman is strict at his job, climbing even the highest mountains to deliver mail. Whenever he loses his mail, gets knocked off his bike, hit by something, or scared by something, he loses his temper. He seems to be athletic as he was able to avoid being run over, quickly hide in dumpsters as he was able to hide from the Sons of Garmadon as well as a bit of an inventor as he made wings to fly after the Destiny's Bounty to deliver the ninjas' ZX outfits and rocket boosters to participate in Ninjaball Run.

The Postman has at least on one occasion shown a disregard for others' emotions, as seen when he asked Jay, "Why the glum face?" and reminded Jay he was rich after the Lightning Ninja learned his father had supposedly passed away.[2]

Appearances

Sets

Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Mini-movies

Season 1: Rise of the Snakes

Season 2: Legacy of the Green Ninja

Season 3: Rebooted

Season 5: Possession

Season 6: Skybound

Wu's Teas

Season 8: Sons of Garmadon

Season 9: Hunted

Season 10: March of the Oni

Season 13: Master of the Mountain

Season 14: Seabound

Books

Video games

Behind the scenes

  • The small logo on his shirt is a mail horn logo,[3] and it has been featured in many LEGO sets involving mail.
  • He is the character who had the longest amount of time between first appearing in the TV series and appearing in a LEGO set (70751 Temple of Airjitzu). The second is Misako and the third is Dareth.
  • He seems to be inspired by the cabbage merchant from Avatar: The Last Airbender since they are both recurring characters with similar occupations who are used for comedic effect.
  • He has the same face as Noble but with an added mustache.
    • In WildBrain's animation, however, his mustache is missing.
  • Since Possession, he no longer has sandals on his bare feet, but only purple pants. He also no longer has printed sleeves. This may be because he was included in the set where he has no leg printing, just as Misako has no leg printing since she was included in the set without it.
    • It's also probably the reason why he doesn't have a straw hat in Possession and Skybound, because it also does not appear on his minifigure. In season 8, however, his hat returned.

Trivia

Gallery

Main article: Postman/Gallery

References

Characters

Ninja

Master Wu · Lloyd · Kai · Jay · Cole · Zane
Allies: Nya · P.I.X.A.L. · Misako · Dareth · Sally · Skylor · Cyrus Borg · Falcon
Former members: Master Garmadon

Skulkin

Generals: Samukai · Kruncha · Nuckal · Wyplash
Warriors: Frakjaw · Chopov · Krazi · Bonezai
Other: Skeleton figurehead

Serpentine

Anacondrai: Pythor · Anacondrai generals (Arcturus) · Pythor's mother
Hypnobrai: Skales · Slithraa · Mezmo · Rattla · Selma · Skales Jr.
Fangpyre: Fangtom · Fangdam · Fang-Suei · Snappa
Constrictai: Skalidor · Bytar · Chokun · Snike
Venomari: Acidicus · Lizaru · Spitta · Lasha · Zoltar · Snake villain
Vipers: Golden Vipers · Sly Vipers · Red Vipers · Hypno Vipers · Toxic Vipers · Translucent Blue Viper · Translucent Purple Vipers · Translucent Orange Viper
Other: Great Devourer · Anacondrai serpent

NGTV News

Dan Vaapit · Fred Finely · Gayle Gossip · News Reporter · Vinny Folson
Former members: Benny

Pirates

Leader: Captain Soto
First Mate · No-Eyed Pete

Evil ninja

Bizarro Cole · Bizarro Jay · Bizarro Kai · Bizarro Zane

Wu's Academy students

Brad Tudabone · Finn · Gene · Marla · Sally · Tommy

Stone Army

Creator: The Overlord
Leader: General Kozu
Giant Stone Warrior · Stone Warriors · Stone Swordsmen · Stone Scouts

Nindroid Army

Leader: General Cryptor
Nindroid Warriors · Nindroid Drones · Min-Droid

Anacondrai Cultists

Leader: Master Chen
Clouse · Zugu · Eyezor · Kapau · Chope · Sleven · Krait
Former members: Skylor

Elemental Masters

Current Elemental Masters: Ash · Bolobo · Chamille · Gravis · Griffin Turner · Jacob Pevsner · Karlof · Neuro · Mr. Pale · Shade · Skylor · Tox
Previous Elemental Masters: Master of Amber · Cole's grandfather · Griffin Turner's grandparent · Jay's mother · Lilly · Master of Gravity · Master of Ice · Unknown Elemental Master · Master of Shadow · Master of Sound · Maya · Ray · Skylor's mother

Ghost Warriors

Leader: The Preeminent
General: Morro
Ghost Masters: Soul Archer · Bansha · Ghoultar · Wrayth
Ghost Ninja: Attila · Hackler · Ming · Spyder · Howla · Yokai · Wooo
Ghost Warriors: Cowler · Cyrus · Ghurka · Karenn · Pitch · Pyrrhus · Wail
Other: Skreemers

Yang's students

Leader: Master Yang
Chris · Martin · "Chuck"

Sky Pirates

Leader: Nadakhan
Flintlocke · Delara · Dogshank · Doubloon · Monkey Wretch · Clancee · Bucko · Cyren
Other: Skeleton figurehead
Former members: Sqiffy

Ninjago City Police

Leader: Police Commissioner
Butchie · Coast Guard · Hounddog McBrag · Jimmy · Joe · Night Watchman · Noonan · O'Doyle · Police Officer · Prison guards · Simon · Tommy

Djinns

Khanjikhan · Nadakhan · Nadakhan's mother

Shadow Army

Leader: Clouse

Vermillion

Leaders: Acronix · Krux
Supreme Commander Machia · Commander Raggmunk · Commander Blunck · Slackjaw · Rivett · Tannin · Vermin
Other: Buffmillion

Sons of Garmadon

Leaders: Lord Garmadon · Harumi
Generals: Killow · Mr. E · Ultra Violet
Luke Cunningham · Chopper Maroon · Mohawk · Skip Vicious · Nails · Sawyer · Scooter · Buffer · "Snake Jaguar"
Other: Colossus

Royal Family of Ninjago

Emperor of Ninjago · Empress of Ninjago · Princess Harumi · Hutchins · Royal Guards

Dragon Hunters

Leader: Faith
Jet Jack · Daddy No Legs · Muzzle · Chew Toy · Arkade · Skullbreaker · Stalwart Dangerbuff · Otto Pilot · Talon · Nitro · "Rocky Dangerbuff" · "Dangerbuff Junior"
Former members: Iron Baron

Oni

Mystake · The Omega

Pyro Vipers

Leader: Aspheera
Char · Pyro Destroyers · Pyro Slayers · Pyro Whippers
Former members: Mambo V · Mambo's advisor

Ninjago City Council

Leader: Ulysses Trustable
Dwayne · Andrea Thomson · May Robsen
Former members: Ninjago City's former mayor

Blizzard Samurai

Leader: Ice Emperor
General Vex
Blizzard Warriors: Grimfax
Blizzard Sword Masters · Blizzard Archers

Explorer's Club

Leader: Cecil Putnam
Clutch Powers · Percy Shippelton · Security guards · Smythe · Underhill
Former members: Dwayne · Misako

Paperboys

Leader: Sammy
Antonia · Jonesy · Leroy · Nelson · Spokes · Ten-Speed
Former members: Knuckles

Formlings

Leader: Formling Leader
Akita · Kataru · Vex

Ice Fishers

Leader: Sorla
Uthaug · Boma

Avatars/NPCs

Creator: Milton Dyer
Ballistic Missiles: Anthony Brutinelli
Chrome Domes: Hyper-Sonic
Admin Droid · Adventure-Ready Woman · Avatar Pink Zane · Gamer Geek · Newbie Gamer · Okino · Racer Seven · Scott · Shifty · Successful Samurai
League of Jay: Beta Jay 137 · Dee-Jay 81 · Jaybird 64 · Jaywalkin 238

Unagami's army

Leader: Unagami
Red Visors: Red 27 · Red 29
Avatar Harumi · Sushimi · Hostess · Sushimi's sushi chefs
Allies: The Mechanic · Henchmen · Ultra Violet · Captain Soto · Richie · Ritchie

Whack Rats

Leader: Atta the Ratta
Richie · Ritchie

Re-Awakened

Leader: Skull Sorcerer
Hazza D'ur

Sky Folk

Leaders: King Vangelis (formerly) · Queen Vania
Engelbert
Army of Shintaro: Hailmar

Munce

Leader: Queen Murtessa
Manko · Meeha · Mid · Moe · Mood · Mudd · Murt · Murt Snr · Munce Sentries

Geckles

Leader: Chancellor Gulch
Gleck · Gliff · Groko · Garpo · Ginkle · Mr. Wise

Upply

Fungus · Korgran · Plundar

Keepers

Leader: Chief Mammatus
PoulErik · Rumble Keepers · Thunder Keepers

Mary Louise's crew

Leader: Captain
Collins · Kwon · Mariano

Merlopians

Leader: King Benthomaar
Glutinous · Nyad
Maaray Guards: Gripe
Former leaders: King Trimaar · King Kalmaar

Warriors of Felis

Leader: Nineko

Order of Felis

Leader: Komala
Dillon · Adara

Puppets

Leader: Tanabrax
Bunch · Moody

Villagers

Hana · Obachan · Shin · Kenji · Uchida · Mrs. Uchida · Old Man Jiro

Snake warriors (non-canon)

Boa Destructor · Cobra Mechanic · Python Dynamite · Viper Flyer · Sneaky Snake

Red Crows

Leader: Mogra
Killow · Ultra Violet · Francis

Two Moon Village

Kenzo · Renzo · Saeko · Min

Vengestone army

Leader: Crystal King
Council of the Crystal King: Kabuki Mask · Mister F · Aspheera · Vangelis · Pythor · The Mechanic
Vengestone Warriors · Vengestone Brutes · Vengestone Guards

New Ninja

Leader: Teal Ninja
Fuchsia Ninja · Orange Ninja · Pink Ninja · Yellow Ninja

Other classifications

Ghosts · Humans · Nindroids

Other groups/sub-groups

Elemental Alliance · Fast Chickens · Kryptarium inmates (The Needles) · Ninja Replacements · The Resistance · The Resistance (Crystalized) · The Resistance (Never-Realm) · The Royal Blacksmiths · Sons of the First Spinjitzu Master · Spin Harmony · Stranded ninja · Time Twins · Treble Makers

Families

Cole's family · Jay's family · Kai and Nya's family · Lloyd's family · Royal Family of Djinjago · Royal Family of Merlopia · Royal Family of Ninjago · Royal Family of Shintaro · Skales' family · Skylor's family · Zane's family

In-universe fictional characters

Britts Subskian · Commander Kiflin · Jack the Rabbit · Imperial Sludge · Master Whoosh (non-canon)

Non-canon

Barracudox · Bob Rattlebottom · Cardinsto · Carridi · Cece · Christina · Chuck · Claire · Diaman · Eileen · Flerry McFloyster · Gahrann the Dreamer · Genn · Golden Ninja · Green Screen Gary · Hai · Hibiki · Insect Master · Ivy Walker · Jeremiah Bobblestein · Jesper · Kaito · Kirchonn the Invincible · Lar · Larry · Lloyd Garmadon (The LEGO Movie) · Mask of Malice · Mei · Moe · Mr. Righty Tighty · Neido · Nobu · Phantom Ninja · Quartet of Villains · Rachel Sparrow · Robot Manager · Ronin's daughter · Ronin's wife · Samurai warrior · Scott Digato · Seliel · Seliel's father · Six-Armed Warriors · Snake villain · Spinjago Citizen · Suzie Wheeler · Time Ninja · Tito · Wishmaster · Zoltar
Ninjago Magazine: Buffer · Nitro · Sawyer · Scooter · Talon · Mr. Wise

Creatures

Adam · Balee · Bears (Kuma) · Beavers · Colossus · Craglings · Elemental Cobras · Fire Fang · Fluffy · Geotomic Rock Monsters · Guide Parrot · Ice Behemoth · Ice bird · Ice Serpent · Leviathans · Monster sushi · Mud monsters · Nimbus · Pebbles · Rodrigo · Ross · Sir Chomps-A-Lot · Snickers · Stone Hawk · The Chroma · Treehorn queen · Wojira · Wu's chicken · Wu's dog · Yeti (Krag) · Zane's Mino
Dragons: Blue Dragon · Boreal · Chompy · Crystal beasts · Dragon keeper · Empire Dragon · Fire Dragon (Core) · Fire Dragon (Realm of Oni and Dragons) · Flame · Firstbourne · Ghost Dragons · Grief-Bringer · Ice Dragon (Realm of Oni and Dragons) · Pet dragon · Rocky · Shard · Slab · Stormbringer · Stormbringer's baby · Thunder Dragon · Ultra Dragon · Wind Dragon · Wisp · YinYang Dragon (Light Dragon · Shadow Dragon)

Unseen characters

Dr. Berkman · Grumbmiller · Milton Dyer's father · Sybex Tribe · Quanish the Elder · Trylle · Dr. Yost

Ninjago City residents

Barry · Benny · Brayden Nelson · The Fold · Fugi-Dove's brother · Hayley Wolfe · Jake · Jay Vincent · Jeffy · Joshua Deck · Lachlan Jansen · Michael Kramer · Mrs. Dyer · Patty Keys · Phil · Postman · Roise · Rufus McCallister · Vlad Tutu ·

Other

Announcer · Bank Boss · Bob the Intern · Cathy · Circus Clown · Clancee's mother · Cliff Gordon · Construction workers · Cook · Cragger · Dr. Julien · Echo Zane · Ed · Edna · Egon the Extraordinary · First Spinjitzu Master · Fenwick · Fugi-Dove · Grimfax's advisor · Hageman · Hageman Brothers · Harumi's father · Harumi's mother · Jamanakai Villagers · Johnny · Korgran's father · Laval · Lou · Lumberjacks · Magician · Mascots · Mina · Miss Demeanor · Monks · Motorcycle Mechanic · Museum Curator · Nindroid Sentries · Ninjago soldiers · Nobu · Peri · Reflectra · Repo Man · Restaurant Owner · Rice farmers · Ronin · Sage · Santa Claus · Sally's parents · Security guards (Borg Industries) · Security guards (Ninjago City) · Sentry General · Shezada · Ship Captain · Skeleton · Stone Guardians · Tour Guide · Twitchy Tim · Warden Noble
Robots: Auto · Juggernaut · Robo Usher 3000 ·Tai-D

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