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The new outstanding kids adventure series that will take your breath away!
Redakai: Conquer the Kairu is an animated series starring Ky, a 15-year-old student of ancient martial arts who embarks on an incredible quest to find the Kairu, a primordial alien energy force. Helped by his friends Maya and Boomer, Ky travels the globe looking for the Kairu to protect it from his extraterrestrial teenage opponents, with the hope that one day he will become the greatest Kairu warrior of them all – a Redakai.
Redakai © 2011 Marathon Media and Spin Master Film Production inc. coproduction for Canal J, Gulli, Cartoon Network and YTV
Since October 27th and until November 30th, the animated series Totally Spies and Redakai are the stars of the Flunch kids menus. Totally Spies, the animated hit series produced by Marathon Media currently airs on TF1 and Disney channel while Redakai, also produced by Marathon Media, airs on Gulli and Canal J.
REDAKAI CONQUERS ANOTHER CONTINENT
Licensing, Toy, Television, and Home Entertainment plans Underway down Under
(Paris, France, January 10, 2012). Marathon Media, part of Zodiak Kids, is pleased to announce a broad range of new partners in Australia and New Zealand for its latest boys property, Redakai, Conquer the Kairu, including Stella Projects, Moose Toys, Network Ten, and Magna Home Video.
The Redakai cross-platform plan will kick off on Network Ten’s Toasted block in early 2012, providing a solid TV presence for the property. The TV launch will be followed by a DVD release in mid 2012 by Magna Home Video, one of Australia’s leading home entertainment distributors.
Premier Australian toy company Moose Toys will start by launching the highly original Spinmaster Redakai™ TCG (trading card game) to specialty retailers from February 2012. Redakai™ TCG offers a ground-breaking innovation in gaming, taking trading cards to the next level with amazing Blast3D™ technology and never seen before 3D and animation effects. The full toy line, developed and owned by Spin Master, co-creator of the property, will be presented to the toy industry at the Melbourne Toy Fair in March 2012.
Well established kids company Stella Projects have been appointed licensing agent in both Australia and New Zealand. With an apparel deal in the works, the company will work closely with all partners to develop the property.
Grahame Grassby, Managing Director of Stella Projects, commented: “We are very excited to be representing Redakai in Australia & New Zealand – Australian boys go crazy for science fiction shows and combined with their passion to play games and trade cards, Redakai has all the makings of being a smash hit in our territory.”
Karen Vermeulen, Vice President Sales & Co-production Zodiak Kids, said: “We are truly excited to have Network 10 on board as our broadcast partner in Australia and a stellar group of partners to support the launch of Redakai in this territory.”
Based on an original concept, Redakai is a co-production between Marathon Media Studios and Spin Master. Marathon Media hold the global TV and licensing rights excluding North America, which are held by Spin Master, along with all toy rights.
Redakai: Conquer the Kairu is a kids adventure series starring Ky, a 15-year-old student of ancient martial arts who embarks on an incredible quest to find the Kairu, a primordial alien energy force. Helped by his friends Maya and Boomer, Ky travels the globe looking for the Kairu to protect it from his extraterrestrial teenage opponents, with the hope that one day he will become the greatest Kairu warrior of them all – a
Redakai. For more information on Redakai: Conquer the Kairu, please visit www.Redakai.com.
Redakai: Conquer the Kairu, the new flagship series coproduced by Marathon Media and Spin Master Ltd. continues its international conquest. Following Cartoon Network US, Canada’s YTV and French channels Gulli and Canal J have announced plans to broadcast the series in the second half of this year for YTV and Canal J, and early 2012 for Gulli.
Redakai: Conquer the Kairu features Ky, a 15-year-old boy and student of the ancient martial arts, who embarks on an incredible quest to find the Kairu, a mystical energy with incredible powers and the catalyst for all forms of life in the universe.
Ky and his friends, Maya and Boomer, are confronted by personal challenges and teenage extraterrestrials who do everything they can to halt them in their quest for the Kairu and prevent them being the first to harness this precious energy. Ky hopes to one day become the greatest Kairu warrior of them all, a Redakai.
The series is coproduced by two major players in the international youth programming market: Studio Marathon Media in Paris, creator of the global hit shows Totally Spies, Gormiti, and Rekkit Rabbit and Spin Master Ltd, behind the action show phenomenon Bakugan Battle Brawlers.
With its unrivalled expertise in kid’s entertainment, Spin Master is planning to release a complete range of games, trading cards and toys linked to the series and based on totally innovative technology.
“After Cartoon Network US, we are delighted to partner once again with Gulli, Canal J and YTV – with whom we have already enjoyed some major successes – this time with Redakai, a ground-breaking adventure series,” said Vincent Chalvon Demersay and David Michel, co-principals of Marathon Media.
“Spin Master is thrilled to have the strength and support of YTV behind the launch of Redakai in Canada,” explains Jennifer Dodge, Executive Producer at Spin Master Entertainment. “They will be the perfect strategic complement to the efforts of our partners Gulli and Canal J in France and Cartoon Network in the US.”
The first visuals were unveiled last month in New York at the Toy Fair and the Kidscreen Summit. The series will be fully launched on the international marketplace at MIPTV in April.
The series’ international TV and video sales will be handled by Zodiak Kids. Zodiak Kids – Marathon Media is handling the worldwide licensing and merchandising rights excluding North America, where Cartoon Network Enterprises is the exclusive agent.
© 2011 Spin Master Entertainment Inc. / Marathon Media. All Rights reserved.