|Code Lyoko: Evolution|
The title card for Code Lyoko: Evolution
|Air date (US)||February 28, 2013 - Future |
|Air date (France)||December 19, 2012 -2013|
|Starring|| Léonie Berthonnaud|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26 (Episodes 96-121)|
|Preceeded by||Season 4|
Jeremie Belpois, Odd Della Robbia, Ulrich Stern, William Dunbar, Yumi Ishiyama, Aelita Schaeffer, and a new seventh warrior, are back to their daily lives and routines at Kadic Academy. But X.A.N.A., the evil, sentient artificial intelligence which they succeeded in destroying in their previous adventures, miraculously reappears and is much stronger and more powerful than ever before since being reborn. The six heroes will turn on the Supercomputer once more so that they can return to the virtual world of Lyoko, find out the reasons for such a miraculous return and survival, and fight it out with this digital evil multi-agent program which is menacing the planet once again.
There are also virtual fighters called THE NINJAS (ASTR: Real Time Subjective Agents) controlled by humans from Deckard Inc. As Professor Tyron does not possess the technique of virtualization or materialization, this is the only way they can counter the seven heroes and Lyoko Warriors in the virtual world of Lyoko and help X.A.N.A.'s monsters in their own sinister ways. They wear green-and-black bodysuits and have masked faces. They don’t have many life points; they use bladed weapons and can become invisible for short periods of time. Also, X.A.N.A.'s own monsters will be in the Cortex, as shown by a commercial video.  Also, the Lyoko warriors try to discover the secrets of Aelita's long-lost mother.
On May 31, 2011, Moonscoop announced that a fifth season consisting of twenty-six episodes is in development. The filming of the live-action scenes took part during the summer of 2012. It was announced in June that filming would last 45 days during the summer, and that animation would take place between July 2nd and August 31st.
The new season is the fifth in the series. It uses live action for Earth-based scenes and remains in CGI for Lyoko scenes. Twenty-six episodes of the show will be aired on Canal J and France 3 in France. The season is estimated to have a budget of €5,600,000. Moonscoop has developed an extensive licensing and merchandising campaign around the IP including an upcoming live show to launch in Spain.
On YouTube, several videos were released showcasing various elements of the show: "evolutions" of characters, the MegaPod, and others. A few teasers were also released, one of which is dubbed in English.
For the United States, Code Lyoko: Evolution will not air on Cartoon Network and will air instead on chanel Kabillion on February 28, 2013. 
- There will be an explanation for the disappearance of Kiwi.  According to Odd, Kiwi is staying with his sisters.
- Willam and Ulrich will eventually become friends and "bury the hatchet" at the end of episode 5, Rivalry.
- There will be enough of the strong and close romantic relationship between Jeremy and Aelita to satisfy fans. 
- The opening of the series was changed completely, including images and musical theme.
- Herb and Nicholas are not present, although Nicholas is mentioned by a teacher in an episode when revealing test grades to the class.
- Different computer-animated software was used for the creation of Lyoko scenes. The Lyoko scenes are now more "cartoon-ish" compared to the original software used in the original series.
- Costumes on Lyoko were altered slightly.
- Yumi has a new weapon besides her fans: the Bo Staff.
- Odd, Ulrich and Yumi are freely able to deactivate towers.
- There will be an explanation for the Ice and the Forest Sector not appearing.
- Others seems to act like they never entered towers before as seen when Odd tried to deactivate the tower for the first time.
- Yumi is no longer the tallest of the Lyoko warriors.
- Sissi, at least so far, had only made one cameo appearance rather than messing around with Lyoko Warriors or trying to compete for Ulrich's attention like prior to the live action series. This could be explained as being due to her now being on friendly terms with them as of the last episode of the original series, thus removing her motivation to antagonize them.
- This series lacks reference to the Subdigitals, however, they are not disbanded because we can see them on Aelita's social network profile page when she looks for her mother on her laptop in the episode The Trap (Evolution)
- Delmas seems to have a fresh shave than his normally seen beard in the animated series he is seen as a younger version than his original design.
- The character Samantha Knight has recieved a lighter pigment, and has had her last name changed to fit the actor a little better. Also Samantha has much more lighter skin.
- Odd's hair on Earth is now brown, with a few dark blonde highlights here and there. In the later episodes, from time to time in the right light, Odd can be precieved as blonde again though.
- It seems as Odd has an unlimited amount of Laser Arrows than having to be reloaded every now and again by Jeremy via the Supercomputer.
- Towers have an entirely new design. They are now rectangular rather than cylindrical.
- Yumi is assumed to be a boarder by some fans as she can be seen going to the upper floor of the dormatory, where the girls sleep and reside and she doesn't leave the school grounds with the rest of the day students as she normally has. However, in episode 16 "Confusion" she mentions getting ready "at home" therefore leaving it a possibility that she is still a day student. Her family, though, have yet to be seen or mentioned in the series.