NINJAGO: MASTERS OF SPINJITZU
“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.
“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 100 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.
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.
Ninjago Season 9: Hunted
Synopsis: While Lloyd and Nya resist Emperor Garmadon’s oppressive hold on Ninjago City, Young Wu and the rest of the Ninja are stranded in a barbaric realm where fierce dragons are being hunted down by Iron Baron and his gang of Dragon Hunters. Lloyd must endure in NINJAGO City, the others need to find the fabled Dragon Armor if they ever hope to get back home to stop Emperor Garmadon once and for all.
Episodes directed by Michael Helmuth Hansen, Peter Hausner, and Trylle Vilstrup.
NINJAGO Season 6: SKYBOUND
Synopsis: Season 6 SKYBOUND comes back or the first half of 2016 with a new great story revealing ships, sky pirates a genie-from-a-bottle and chunks of Ninjago floating in the air. The Ninjas will get to use their recently mastered Airjitzsu skills once again.
Episodes directed by Jens Møller, Michael Helmuth Hansen, and Peter Hausner.
NINJAGO Season 5: POSSESSION
Synopsis: Ninjago is safe and the Ninjas are setting up a Tea Shop business with Sensei Wu to embrace a life without crime-fighting. The spirit of the evil Morro is released from the cursed realm and the Ninjas have to unite in the battle against an evil foe. Will the Ninjas prevail once again? or will Moro and the mysterious and evil “pre-eminent” succeed in bringing darkness and despair to Ninjago?
Episodes directed by Jens Møller, Michael Helmuth Hansen, Peter Hausner, and Trylle Vilstrup.
NINJAGO Season 4: THE TOURNAMENT OF ELEMENTS
Synopsis: The Ninjas have retired, they have all found jobs and try to mend their wounds individually. When they are invited to a secret tournament of Elemental Masters on the mysterious Master Chen’s island, they all accept the challenge. Maybe they will find out what happened to Zane? The Ninjas, now all united, must team up again to face the evil Chen and his army.
Episodes directed by Jens Møller, Michael Helmuth Hansen, Peter Hausner, Per Düring Risager and Trylle Vilstrup.
NINJAGO Season 3: REBOOTED
Synopsis: Ninjago City is now under the supervision of Borg Industries and has leaped into the future, computer-controlled machines are taking care of maintaining order. The evil Overlord has survived inside the mainframe of the computer network and is corrupting the machines. The Ninjas must rise up again to face the Overlord and his desire to lay waste on Ninjago, but will they all survive this fierce battle against the all-powerful villain?
Episodes directed by: Jens Møller, Martin Skov, Michael Helmuth Hansen, Peter Hausner and Trylle Vilstrup.
NINJAGO Season 2: RETURN OF THE DARK LORD
In 2011 the TV series evolved into 2 seasons of 13 episodes and became one of the most seen children programs on Cartoon Network USA. For 2012, Ninjago ranked No. 1 in its time period among kids 6 to 11. The Hollywood Reporter- 2013
Synopsis: At first we find the Ninja in search of their identity, and that is never boring! But then The Dark Lord emerges, and our heroes have to battle not only him but also an entire army of Stone Warriors. The adventure will go through a dark and life-threatening path before evil is finally defeated.
Episodes directed by Martin Skov, Michael Helmuth Hansen, Peter Hausner, Trylle Vilstrup and Thomas Østergaard Poulsen.
NINJAGO Season 1: RISE OF THE SERPENTINE
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.