Ho Chi Minh (October 16th, 2018) – POPS Worldwide and Herotainment, LLC officially announced an upcoming launch of Smighties – An animation series lightens up children dreams streaming on POPS Kids channel from mid-October, 2018.
With this partnership, POPS Worldwide – the leading digital entertainment in Southeast Asia will have the right to release the 39-part, seven minutes series – “Smighties” with the Vietnamese dubbing version on POPS Kids – the No.1 edutainment channel for kids with over 5.7 million subscribers and more than 5 billion views starting from this mid-October. In addition, POPS Worldwide will be distributing the series to broadcast channels and managing the licensing of Smighties consumer products for Vietnam.
Smighties is the brand new animated series and comedy adventure about the small and mighty heroes from a magical land. Being co-developed and co-produced by Herotainment and Toonz Media Group, Smighties is an amusing adventure of a group of six small but mighty superheroes from a magical world – Zip, Zap, Nardy, Melody, Leila, and Dude- who embrace teamwork, friendship and fun.
An award-winning team of seven, whose credits include Duck Tales, Winnie the Pooh, Secret Millionaires Club, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Angry Birds Toons, writes the series. This series not only features the Super Six Smighties but also introduces over 130 unique Smighties from five regions. Smighties protect the Smighty Stones, magical gems that when combined, create an unstoppable force. When trouble comes along, these small heroes shine through with teamwork, friendship, and fun.
Highlighting the positive message,“you may be little, but you still can have big dreams”, Smighties is truly an inspiring animated series about courage and the show enlightens the dreams for every child. Because after all, the key to the big dreams is friendship and teamwork.
Co-CEO for Herotainment, Caryn Teman, said: “We are so excited to partner with POPS Worldwide to bring the Smighties and their magical adventures to kids and families in Vietnam.”
Fabien Lotz, Country Manager of POPS Worldwide, shared: “As part of a series of strategic partnerships with international content partners to bring the high-quality content to many fans, Herotainment is the next partner that POPS Worldwide collaborated with to bring the lovely and meaningful animated series like Smighties to Vietnamese audiences. With a positive and meaningful message, we believe that it is not only for entertaining but also a highly educational series for kids audiences.”
Watch Smighties at https://www.youtube.com/popskids
About POPS Worldwide
POPS Worldwide is leading digital entertainment in Southeast Asia. Based in Ho Chi Minh City with an office in Bangkok, POPS is a multi-platform, multi-channel digital entertainment network collaborating with international and domestic partners to build the most robust video network in Southeast Asia. With over 3.8 billion monthly views and 80 million subscribers across its encompassing slate of music, kids and entertainment premium programming, fans of Thai and Vietnamese culture and entertainment turn to the POPS Network every day. In addition to partnering with the leading Vietnamese and Thai artists and creators, POPS has built an owned media platform with POPS Music, POPS Kids, POPS TV, Her Voice, POPS Drama and so many more channels. POPS bridges fans in Southeast Asia with international content partners through production and distribution agreements with Turner, TV Asahi, The Pokémon Company, Discovery, UUUM and Corus.
For more information, please visit: http://www.popsww.com
About POPS Kids
POPS Kids is an online entertainment channel that produces educational and entertaining content for children. POPS Kids consists of carefully produced content dedicated to young children, featuring the music show “Mam Choi La”, animated series from Boomerang and most-loved Japanese series like Doraemon, Pokémon, One Piece,… POPS Kids distributes many children music videos with the views ranging from tens to hundreds. POPS Kids earned its YouTube Gold Play Button in 2016 and now serves over 5.7 million subscribers and more than 5 billion views.
POPS Kids Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/popskids
POPS Kids TV application: https://popskids.tv/
About Herotainment, LLC
Herotainment, LLC is an award-winning transmedia and entertainment company creating interactive content for kids and families around the world. Herotainment’s engaging characters and stories are being developed for television, books, live-action shows, movies, toys, board games, mobile apps, trading cards, and much more. The company’s brand mission is about empowering kids, creating enriching multi-platform experiences, and promoting positive social interaction. Herotainment has received numerous awards and prestigious recognitions for their fun and immersive online experiences and mobile games. Herotainment’s inspirational brands and characters have captivated kids across the globe.
For more information, please visit: http://herotainment.com/