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"Empress Chung" Debuts in Korea

by Maxie Zeuson August 8, 2005
Empress Chung, an animated feature jointly produced by North and South Korea, will open in the south on August 12 and in the north on August 15, Digital Chosunilbo reports.

"Jay Jay" Lands in India

by Maxie Zeuson August 1, 2005
Hungama TV has licensed forty episodes of Jay Jay The Jet Plane from PorchLight Entertainment, World Screen reports. The series will debut on August 15 and air four times a week as part of a preschool line-up.

"Renart" Toplines Seoul Animation Festival

by Maxie Zeuson July 31, 2005
The 9th Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival will open on August 11 at the COEX center in Samsong-dong, The Korea Times reminds readers. The festival, which will open with Thierry Schiel’s Renart the Fox, will feature 300 short and feature animated films from 40 countries. The festival will run through August 16.

"Postman Pat" Lands Japanese Gig

by Maxie Zeuson July 28, 2005
Japan’s Disney Channel has picked up the rights to Postman Pat and will begin broadcasting the series in April 2006, World Screen reports.

"Kim Possible" Contest in India

by Maxie Zeuson July 21, 2005
India’s Disney Channel is holding a “Kim Possible Code Tod” contest from July 25 through August 12, Indiantelevision reports. As part of the contest, viewers will be able to use secret goggles to intercept Kim Possible secret codes.

Korean Toon Market Booming

by Maxie Zeuson July 19, 2005
The domestic Korean market for animation grew to US$314 million in 2003, Digital Chosunilbo reports, and the number of animated works produced in Korea rose 25 percent.

CN Launches "Tiny TV" Pre-School Block Down Under

by Maxie Zeuson July 18, 2005
Cartoon Network Asia will lauch Tiny TV, a one-hour preschool block, on Monday, August 15, in Australia, according to c21 Media. The block will feature Postman Pat, The Secret World of Benjamin Bear, The Little Red Tractor and Merlin the Magical Puppy.

BBC Launches Taiwan Kids Channel

by Maxie Zeuson July 15, 2005
BBC Worldwide Asia will launch BBC Kids in Taiwan, c21 Media reports. Shows will be dubbed into Mandarin and air five times a week on Videoland General Entertainment.

"Boohbah" Goes to China

by Maxie Zeuson July 8, 2005
Boohbah will come to China’s CCTV and South Africa’s SABC2 on July 11, World Screen reports.

"Postman Pat" Comes to Japan

by Zeddon July 6, 2005
On the heels of the recent U.S. broadcast deal, Postman Pat is now set to begin airing in Japan next year. Some 80 of the new 15-minute episodes, plus four half-hour specials, will launch on the Disney Channel in Japan in April 2006. [Source: C21 Media]