The seventh season of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, subtitled The Hands of Time, continues the Ninjago story after Day of the Departed, the TV special released following Season 6: Skybound. It will be succeeded by Season 8: Sons of Garmadon. Kai and Nya were the focus of this season. Like the past few seasons, it consists of 10 episodes. A teaser was released on December 17, 2016, and the official trailer on April 11, 2017. The season began airing in the United States on May 15, 2017, and concluded on May 26.
|Season Ep #||Series Ep #||Image||Episode name||Air date|
|01||65||"The Hands of Time"||May 15, 2017|
|02||66||"The Hatching"||May 16, 2017|
|03||67||"A Time of Traitors"||May 17, 2017|
|04||68||"Scavengers"||May 18, 2017|
|05||69||"A Line in the Sand"||May 19, 2017|
|06||70||"The Attack"||May 22, 2017|
|07||71||"Secrets Discovered"||May 23, 2017|
|08||72||"Pause and Effect"||May 24, 2017|
|09||73||"Out of the Fire and Into the Boiling Sea"||May 25, 2017|
|10||74||"Lost in Time"||May 26, 2017|
- Kai - Vincent Tong
- Nya - Kelly Metzger
- Jay - Michael Adamthwaite
- Lloyd - Jillian Michaels
- Cole - Kirby Morrow
- Zane - Brent Miller
- Master Wu - Paul Dobson
- Misako - Kathleen Barr
- Krux - Michael Daingerfield
- Acronix - Ian Hanlin
- Vermillion -
- Cyrus Borg - Lee Tockar
- Samurai X -
- P.I.X.A.L - Jennifer Hayward
- Dareth - Alan Marriott
- Ronin - Brian Dobson
- Skylor - Heather Doerksen
- This is the first season to officially have two Ninja as the focus.
- At the end of Dark Island Trilogy, Part 3, the Season is alluded to, Master Wu has a vision of Kai and Nya's parents forging something alongside the "twins lost to time."
- According to Tommy Andreasen on Twitter, Skales, Morro, Dareth, Cyrus Borg, and Dr. Saunders will appear in some capacity; likewise, Master Wu will play a major role. More information on the Serpentine War and the titular species were also revealed.
- This is the third season to focus on Kai.
- This is the second season to focus on Nya. She was the main focus of Season 5 and had a main role in Season 6 behind Jay, who was the main focus.
- This season has a larger focus on the previous generation of Elemental Masters.
- The fate of Kai and Nya's parents, Ray and Maya, was revealed, after being alluded to since the pilot episodes.
- Jay's birth mother is seen throughout the season, and has since been confirmed to be his birth mother, having married Cliff Gordon and possess the elemental power of Lightning.
- Garmadon and Morro both returned as hallucinations in the season.
- This season picks up almost immediately after "Day of the Departed."
- This season introduces the elemental power of Time.
- It was revealed after the Serpentine War had ended that Master Chen had put dark thoughts in the heads of Acronix and Krux, leading to their betrayal of the Elemental Alliance.
- Ronin had a much smaller role in the season compared to his role in Season 5, Season 6 and "Day of the Departed." This was due to him breaking his leg in "Scavengers".
- The characters of Raggmunk and Blunck resembled Kruncha and Nuckal from the earlier seasons.
- This is the first season to feature Lloyd's soundtrack—Revealing The Green Ninja—since Season 2.
- Master Yang is absent from the entire season, yet is still expected to be in the Temple of Airjitzu as last seen in Day of the Departed.
- This season marks the first appearance of Samurai X since "The Temple on Haunted Hill."
- Jay had a larger role in the season, following his main role from Season 6, than Cole and Zane.
- Lloyd also had a large role in the season; it mainly focuses on his new leadership role on the team.
- Skales made his return this season, after being absent since "The Corridor of Elders."
- This season featured the return of an Elemental Master from Season 4, that being Karlof, who all disappeared after "The Corridor of Elders." Though, Griffin Turner can be seen in Nadakhan's Djinn Blade in "Operation Land Ho!."
- This season marks the second time a major character's identity is remained unrevealed, that being Samurai X. The first instance of this is the identity of the Green Ninja from Season 1.
- Cyrus Borg had a much larger role this season, after a brief cameo in Season 6 and a complete absence from "Day of the Departed."
- It is hinted at in "Pause and Effect" that Wu may still be carrying romantic feelings towards Misako.
- The Royal Blacksmiths' song, "Revenge Will Be Mine," is used again in the season, after being introduced in "Day of the Departed."
- Lloyd takes on the role as Master, after being alluded to in "Curseworld, Part II" and "Infamous."
- In "Scavengers" Zane mentions that the treadmill was invented in 1818. Despite this, it has been confirmed that A.D. calendar does not exist in Ninjago, so it was not meant to be taken seriously.
- ↑ https://twitter.com/TommyAndreasen/status/805831948883083264
- ↑ https://twitter.com/LEGO_Group/status/851868388343382017
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 https://www.teletoon.com/en/schedule
- ↑ https://twitter.com/TommyAndreasen/status/858735173361430529