Thursday, September 21

Giggle Garage Malaysia announces the soft launch of pre-school TV series “BOING The Play Ranger”

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Giggle Garage Sdn Bhd unveils “BOING The Play Ranger”, a new 3D animation TV series during the Malaysia Networking Reception hosted by FINAS Malaysia in conjuction with MIPCOM 2012 in Cannes, France on the 8th September 2012.

The Series invites preschoolers and families into the village of Playville – a fun and colorful playground town filled with lovable characters that can transform into playground rides. Even in this world of happiness, unfortunate event happens time to time. But don’t you worry, our Play Rangers Boing (Lion), Bing Bing (Hippo) and Mongbar (Mongkey) are always here to keep the peace in the village so everyone can have fun.giggle_synergy_crazy_studios_logo

BOING The Play Ranger is a co-production between Giggle Garage Sdn Bhd (Malaysia), CrazyBird Studio Inc (Korea) and Synergy Media Inc (Korea).

The TV Series first season will be of 26 episodes x 11’ 3D HD, and is aimed at 3-6 year olds. The main animation production is being produced by Giggle Garage Sdn Bhd from its animation studio in Cyberjaya, Malaysia; while pre-production and post-production works are done by CrazyBird Studio in Seoul, Korea. Synergy Media is the worldwide distributor for the series.

The series is currently in production and the first season of 26 episodes will be ready for broadcast in August 2013. Pre-sale of the series is available for interested broadcasters and buyers.

Juhaidah Joemin, Managing Director of Giggle Garage and one of the Executive Producers of the series: “We are excited about this series. We are bringing the Malaysian animation talent to produce a very high quality 3D animation for the global market in a co-production setting.” She added “The show have a good mix of adventure and humour while infusing positive value such as friendship and teamwork; while the characters ability to transform into various playground rides adding more excitement to the show”.Boing-Stills-02

Sun Hur, CEO of Crazybird Studio and Executive Producer of the series pointed out that “BOING The Play Ranger” is special because the characters are really unique and the story is all about playground which is common and shared by many children around the world”. He added “I strongly believe that the Series will appeal greatly to both boys and girls even in the upper ages.”

Zeno Gabing, Executive Director of Giggle Garage commented “The concept of playground in the Series would be one of the key factors of success for BOING The Play Ranger. The opportunities to extend the series to real playgrounds for kids as well as to other digital media platforms are vast. Of course, we are aiming for the global audience and it is imperative that the series is produced in a very high quality with compelling story-telling and engaging characters.”

About BOING The Play Ranger

Welcome to the Playville!  Playville is a village filled with lovable characters that can transform into playground rides. Even the buildings in the village are built in a concept of fun rides.

A fun and colorful town, Playville is just full of daily excitement! However, disaster can still happen in this wonderful world of happiness. But don’t you worry – the Play Rangers will always be there to solve the problems by working as a team and use their amazing transforming skills to create gentle and fun solutions. Follow the playful adventures of the rangers as they take on any challenge and bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Boing (spring rider)
Boing the lion is the enthusiastic leader of the Play Rangers.  He literally springs into action whenever there is trouble that needs fixing.  He’s wonderfully athletic and creative in maneuvering any physical barrier or situation.  He can even transform into a spring rider!

Bing Bing (carousel)
Bing Bing is a goofy but fun hippo that can transform into a spinning carousel or mixer.  Whenever the rangers are tired and sick, you can count on him to whip together some fresh and healthy meal to cheer them up.  It’s almost magical!

Mongbar (monkey bar)
Mongbar the monkey can extend his arms and legs, creating all kinds of bridges to overcome obstacles.  He can transform into a monkey bar.

Elloo (slide)
Senior ranger Elloo, is a wise and experienced elephant who places the safety of others above all else.  She often invents gadgets and offers advice to help the rangers in their mission.  She can also transform into a slide!

I-ee (swing)
Sure, he’s a sloth, so he moves a little slow.  But his movements always have a purpose, and that’s to learn how to be great Ranger and help the good folks of Playville.  He transforms into a swing.

Tory (seesaw)
She’s a rabbit who can transform into a seesaw. Unfortunately, sometimes her moods are just like a seesaw as well!