Voot Kids has announced the digital premiere of its superhero series “Blazing Teams”.
The animation offering for pre-teen audience is produced by China-based Alpha Group and animation studio Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture.
Viewers will get transported into the world of ‘Yo Kwon Do’, a practice that brings the skills of the yo-yo together with martial arts.
The torch bearers of these riveting adventures is the quartet of Parker Bates, Maddie Stone, Scott Hardy, Wilson Tisch who form the ‘Blazing Team’, mentored by the wise master Lao- Shi. These ordinary teens explore the extra-ordinary capabilities as the mystery of doomsday looms large over their hometown of Union City.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Voot Kids/Viacom 18 on “Blazing Teams”, such an amazing brand which has as already an important track record internationally and will enjoy a wide marketing support in the Indian market to secure a successful launch plan.” says Antoine Erligmann, VP International, Media, TV/VOD and CP at Alpha Group.
Ashutosh Parekh, Head of Content, Voot Kids, said, “At Voot Kids we have been successfully enthralling our young viewers with unlimited dose of wholesome entertainment. With the addition of ‘Blazing Team: Masters of Yo Kwon Do’, we continue to focus on building a robust global content roster and further strengthen our position as India’s one-stop destination for favourite characters and entertainment for children, who are inherent digital natives. In fact, this has crossed the age barrier to have a far wider appeal, given this action-adventure fuelled animated series in its reimagine avatar captivates young viewers and instil a sense of power and responsibility in them. With strong pulse on our consumers content insights and satiating ever increasing demand for kids’ content, bringing fresh stories and the best of characters on our platform is a natural progression to stay as strong category leaders, that both parents and children lean on.”
The initial 20 episodes of the series will be available for viewing in Hindi and English.
The episodes and a “watch and win” contest are live on Voot Kids from January 26 onwards. Viacom 18 also has the licence for Blazing Team’s consumer products and the toys are already in the market.