Genius Brands International continues to build its offering of animated content on Kartoon Channel! with the acquisition from 41 Entertainment of two animated children’s series, “Adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog” and “Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures.”
Genius Brands has acquired 26x30’ episodes of “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures,” featuring the classic video game character Pac-Man. The series follows the daily adventures of Pac and his crew, Cyli and Spiral, who face the ups and downs of adolescence as they protect Pac-World from a ghostly army led by the evil Betrayus.
The company has also acquired for Kartoon Channel! 26x30’ episodes of “Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog,” based on the videogame by SEGA, and starring the celebrity voice of Jaleel White of “Family Matters” fame. Sonic, along with his idolizing young friend Tails, regularly oppose the main antagonist Dr. Robotnik, his robot henchmen Scratch, Grounder and Coconuts and thwart their plans to conquer their home planet of Mobius. The series features a short Public Service Announcement titled "Sonic Says" at the end of each episode.
“Our mission in creating Kartoon Channel! has always been to deliver the best of the best in children’s entertainment and we are excited to add these two series, featuring popular characters that are proven winners and that kids love,” says Caroline Tyre, general manager, Kartoon Channel!
The new deals follow on the news that “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V” would be joining the Kartoon Channel! lineup.