Toonz Takes Bilibili Kids Animation Hit ‘Mech Car’ Global
Toonz Entertainment, the distribution wing of global kids’ and family entertainment co. Toonz Media Group, has picked up worldwide right to the award-winning Chinese animated series Mech Car, produced by Bilibili. The 52 x 11′ 3D CG series for kids 6-10 is a fantasy adventure celebrating courage, exploration and problem solving.
The story revolves around a plucky vehicle character called Dash, who along with his friends embark on an adventure to save Mech Lands from scheming villains by collecting different gems, which provide mystical powers.
Mech Car has already received accolades, including the award for Best Director – Animation Short at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, and was named the Best Kids’ Animation 2019 by the National Radio and Television Administration of the People’s Republic of China.
Toonz Entertainment will distribute this series exclusively in EMEA, LatAm, North America, Russia and CIS. The Toonz Group company has also acquired non-exclusive distribution rights in APAC, including the Indian Subcontinent but excluding China, Japan and Korea.
“We are delighted to associate with Bilibili for this highly successful and acclaimed series called Mech Car,” said Bruno Zarka, President – TV Co-production, Distribution & Syndication, Toonz Media Group. “Toonz Entertainment [has the] strong distribution capabilities and network to take this series to a wider audience across the globe and I am excited to see what our robust team can accomplish.”