The American company Shout! Factory has acquired the rights to show two full-length Russian cartoon “Smeshariki. Legend of the Golden Dragon “and” Smeshariki. Start”. They will be shown on the Internet and the United States movie theaters under the title “Kikoriki» (Kikoriki), according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition, pictures released on digital media.
«We love the world of” Smeshariki “. These tapes – excellent with delicious comedy characters, clever stories, satire and soft quality animation “, – he said vice-president of the studio Shout! Factory Jordan Fields. According to him, the humor “Smeshariki” will be understood by an American audience.
As noted by the representative of the producer center “Ricky” Diana Yurinova, is now preparing a new full-length cartoon about Smesharikov, which will be released in 2018.
Initially, “Smeshariki” – the animated series, which started in 2004. To date, it came 11 seasons and 206 episodes. The series has already been shown in the United States: in 2008, the right to demonstrate it has acquired the channel The CW. In general, “Smeshariki” are broadcast in 60 countries in 15 languages, and the Chinese audience more than the Russian. The first animated feature franchise – “Smeshariki. Home “- came out in 2011, and there was a picture of” Smeshariki five years. Legend of the Golden Dragon. »