The series follows teenage Lan Jun, now Jade Armor, the legendary mythical superhero, as she battles super villains and copes with the struggles of teenage life.
Two French powerhouses, APC Kids, part of co-production and distribution group APC Studios, and content creator TeamTO, have joined forces on the new action-adventure comedy Jade Armor. Aimed at children six to 10, the show stars a strong, kung-fu-loving female central character. APC Kids will distribute the series worldwide, excluding the Americas and China.
Produced by TeamTO with France Télévisions, Jade Armor debuted on France Télévisions’ Okoo last September and Super RTL’s toggo.de in November. Warner Bros. Discovery for HBO Max and Cartoon Network (EMEA); France Télévisions (France); Super RTL (Germany); ABC (Australia); and CBC (Canada) have all picked up the show to run in 2023.
The series centers on teenage Lan Jun when she discovers she must become the next Jade Armor-- the legendary superhero. With the help of her friends Theo, Alisha, and the mystical Beasticons that accompany the Armor, Lan Jun is thrust into a series of action-packed adventures. Every day, she must contend with both an evil array of super villains and the very real trials of teenage life.
“Jade Armor is a fun and vibrant series from TeamTO, with an epic female character at its heart and an outstanding creative team behind it,” said Lionel Marty, Managing Director of APC Kids. “The series has received great feedback since its launch in 2022, and we have no doubt audiences all over the world will fall in love with the show’s thrilling storylines and this unlikely teen hero, and we very much look forward to expanding the footprint of the series and making this a reality.”
Corinne Kouper, SVP Production and Development, TeamTO, added, “We are delighted to work with APC, a truly dedicated sales force, especially at such an exciting time for Jade Armor. The series has performed extremely well already and has even started to gain a very enthusiastic online fan base! We feel very positive about Jade’s future and have started to develop the story arc for the next season.”
Multi-award-winning executive producer Corinne Kouper leads Jade Armor’s all-female creative team, supported by showrunner and co-creator Chloé Miller; head writer MJ Offen; French story editor Ghyslaine Pujol; and co-developer Mary Bredin. Based on a concept by M Pongo Kuo, the series is produced in TeamTO’s state of the art animation studios in France.
Source: APC Kids