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Posted on January 28, 2022
Superheroes who save the day continue to drive fandom and stretch the power of imagination in young and inquisitive minds. This is even truer today! Those thrills and thrills are further fueled by the digital premiere of a new high-octane superhero series “Blazing Teams” on Voot Kids – India’s only multi-format platform dedicated exclusively to kids. This internationally well-received boy-biased animation offering aimed at pre-teen audiences is produced by China-based Alpha Group and Guangdong animation studio Alpha Animation and Culture.
Blazing Teams in this reimagined avatar transports subscribers to the mystical world of Yo Kwon Do, a practice that combines yo-yo skills with martial arts. The torch bearers of these fascinating adventures are a cool quartet made up of Parker Bates, Maddie Stone, Scott Hardy, Wilson Tisch who form the Blazing Team, supervised by the wise master Lao-Shi. These ordinary teenagers explore extraordinary abilities as the mystery of the apocalypse hangs over their hometown of Union City. The eternal question remains: will the teen-turned-hero be able to illuminate the clouds of darkness that threaten their town and themselves?
“We are thrilled to partner with Voot Kids/Viacom 18 on ‘Blazing Teams’, such an amazing brand that already has a strong track record internationally and will have extensive marketing support in the Indian market to ensure a successful launch.” says Antoine Erligmann, VP International, Media, TV/VOD & CP at Alpha Group.
Speaking about the partnership, Ashutosh Parekh, Head of Content, Voot Kids said, “At Voot Kids, we have succeeded in captivating our young viewers with an unlimited dose of wholesome entertainment. With the addition of ‘Blazing Team: Masters of Yo Kwon Do’, we continue to focus on building a list of strong global content and to further strengthen our position as a one-stop destination in India for favorite characters and entertainment for children who are digital natives.. In fact, it has crossed the age barrier to have appeal much broader, as this action-adventure fueled animated series in its reimagined avatar captivates young viewers and instills in them a sense of power and responsibility.With a strong push on content insights from our consumers and an ever-increasing demand for children’s content, bringing new stories and top characters to our platform is a natural progression to remain as q Category leaders that parents and kids rely on.
Voot Kids is the digital home of some of the world’s most beloved characters with curated content, its greatest strength spanning video, audio stories, e-books and interactive quizzes, while maintaining its allegiance to a time of meaningful screen. In Blazing Team: Masters of Yo Kwon Do too, as the mix of martial arts and yo yo yo tricks play under the overarching trait of “good versus evil” holds up through the first 20 Hindi and English episodes. , it’s the subliminal nuances of teamwork and finding your own superpower that set the tone for gripping story arcs. 20 new episodes and an exciting “watch and win” competition are all set to go live on Voot Kids from January 26, complementing its addition to its vast library of highly action-adventure based toons. popular that make it the preferred choice of for parents and children. Viacom 18 owns the license for Blazing Team’s consumer products and the toys are already in the market, and this content partnership was meant to leverage the network.