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Herotainment and Toonz Launch ‘Smighties’

The brand new animated series and comedy adventure about the small and mighty heroes from a magical land premieres on YouTube and YouTube Kids.

NEW YORK -- Herotainment, LLC and Toonz Media Group has announced the launch of brand new animated series Smighties as a global feature on YouTube and YouTube Kids.

Smighties is a comedy-adventure series about the small and mighty heroes from a magical land that’s part fun, part heroic and all zany. Featuring the Super Six Smighties: Zip, Zap, Nardy, Melody, Leila and Dude, the series will also introduce 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 always shine through with teamwork, friendship and fun.

The 39x7 Smighties animated series premieres exclusively on YouTube and is available through the YouTube Kids app. The first three episodes, can be found on the Smighties YouTube Channel.

A multi-Emmy award-winning writing team of seven, whose credits include Duck Tales, Winnie the Pooh, Secret Millionaires Club, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Angry Birds Toons, write the series. The show’s musical score is composed by five-time Emmy nominee Daniel Ingram (My Little Pony: The Movie), whose songs have garnered over 1 billion plays. Smighties will initially be available in English, French, Spanish and in several other languages soon after.

Co-CEO for Herotainment, Caryn Teman, said: “We are thrilled to premiere the Smighties series on YouTube and YouTube Kids, the largest global platform where kids discover and enjoy content today.”

P. Jayakumar, CEO of Toonz Media Group, said: “Toonz always believes in producing content with a soul. For us, Smighties are role-models for kids across the world to be inspired by and be entertained. With its global reach and appeal, YouTube and YouTube Kids is indeed the best place for this wonderful show.”

Source: Herotainment