BKN International AG, a global animation company engaged in the distribution and marketing of animated children‘s television programmes and related consumer products, reported that it‘s wholly owned Spanish subsidiary BKN New Media SL is bringing three hit animated TV series to NATPE 2007. 39 episodes of animated action adventure series, Legend of the dragon, animated action comedy Dork hunters from outer space and animated action adventure Zorro – Generation Z will be available to international buyers at this year‘s market announced Laura Tapias, Managing Director of BKN New Media SL.
After first launching in Latin America on Nickelodeon Latin America, Legend of the dragon (39 x 24Â´) has been a hit show on BBC (UK), Super RTL (Germany) and Radio Canada amongst others. Jetix US premiered the animated action adventure series at the beginning of October 2006 and has since aired the show in its high rated action block daily providing a strong exposure platform.
Together with TVE (Spain) coming on board and currently airing Legend of the dragon, a product range including a toy line and comics has been launched in Spain with videogames and sticker collections to launch in the new year. The animated action adventure series will soon be ready to air across all free TV channels in Latin America with a new partner to be announced shortly.
Dork hunters from outer space (39 x 24Â´) is BKN‘s new comic adventure animated series. The series follows the coolest adventures of a team of five teen school-mates including three extra-terrestrials disguised as humans and a human brother and sister who will all work together to save the universe from the Dorks! This is Rick Ungar‘s funniest creation for kids to date.
Zorro – Generation Z (39×24Â´) is Zorro for the new millennium! Young Diego de la Vega alias El Zorro rides his Tornado motorbike to save the citizens of Pueblo Grande from its powerful mayor, aided by his best friend Bernando, who creates for Diego a laser sword and a bullet-proof cape. This time Diego is joined by Maria, the mayor‘s daughter, who helps him fight for the less fortunate. The two teen superheroes are classmates who never discover their real identity when they meet as Zorro and the Scarlet Whip. These are the new animated adventures of the most well-known Latin hero.