Production and distribution company Imira Entertainment is launching a new Zoonicorn 3D CGI-animated preschool series, consisting of 52 original seven-minute episodes.
The Zoonicorn brand launched in the U.S. in 2015 and includes a line plush toys as well as an apparel collection. Brand development and licensing for the property is headed by J’net Smith of All Art Licensing.
In the upcoming television series aimed at 2 to 6-year-olds, the title Zoonicorn characters are a mix of Zebras and Unicorns who inhabit the dreams of animals and take them on adventures that help them learn social-emotional and problem-solving skills.
“The characters have wonderful joy and energy. It’s an imaginative and creative take on exploring optimism and resilience,” said Gulshan David, Director, Sales, Imira Entertainment. “We can’t wait for kids to have the opportunity to meet our Zoonicorns and we certainly look forward to adding it to our slate of titles for our viewers and partners from around the world.”
Zoonicorns has also released 11 music videos on its YouTube channel, which have reached over 2.7 million views. Additional sing-along videos are available on Kidoodle TV and other streaming platforms, such as Happy Kids TV, Kabillion, and Toon Goggles Jr.
“It has been an unbelievable experience to watch our Zoonicorn characters and stories develop and grow over this last year,” said Zoonicorn creator Mark Lubratt. “Our goal from the beginning has been to create a world that will entertain and engage all young children, no matter where they are from. Now it’s happening and we are incredibly excited to know that viewers from across the globe will be discovering and enjoying these fun, enchanting and inspiring personalities.”