INTRODUCTION TO NINJAGO
“Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu” –also known as “Ninjago“– is an animated TV series that centers on the adventures of six Ninja warriors featuring characters from one of LEGO’s most popular line of toys with the same name.
The first 2 pilot episodes premiered on Cartoon Network USA in January 2011. After the overwhelming success of the 44-minute special conceived to launch the Ninjas toy line, “Ninjago“ became a TV series and turned out to be a smash hit for LEGO and Cartoon Network. …more
“Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu” was the No. 1 show across first-quarter 2012 with all boys and it has been sold in more than 40 countries worldwide. Wil Film has produced more than 50 episodes.
“Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu” has been written by Hollywood screenwriters Dan and Kevin Hageman –whose scripts include “Hotel Transylvania” and “The LEGO Movie”– and directed by several Danish directors. Produced at WIL FILM by Erik Wilstrup and Irene Sparre since 2010.
Genre: Animated adventure TV series. Age: 6+
BAFTA has recently nominated “Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu” in the Favourite Kids Shows category. In 2012 it was nominated at the Annie Awards for Best Directing in a Television Production and at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for a Gold Lion within the category of Branded Entertainment, Best Fictional Program, series or film.
Synopsis: The very first season introduces the first 4 Ninjas and their elemental powers : Kai (Fire), Jay (Lightning), Zane (Ice) and Cole (Earth). As they get to know each other as well as themselves, they also have to track down and stop the five tribes of serpentine and their evil quest to bring The Great Devourer to life. It all ends in a majestic showdown in the heart of Ninjago City.
Episodes directed by: Justin J. Murphy, Michael Hegner, Martin Skov and Peter Hausner.
Trailer: NINJAGO season 1: Rise of the Serpentine