Sunlight Entertainment, the production studio owned by the Kaji family of the international phenom Ryan’s World, and Toei Animation, the globally acclaimed and industry leading animation studio, today announced the debut of the brand-new animated series, “ELEMON.” The stunning anime-style adventure show treats kids and families to “edutainment,” a genre of work that combines education and entertainment. All casting and recording for “ELEMON” were contracted and completed before the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes and are compliant with SAG-AFTRA rules and conditions.
Viewers can enjoy “ELEMON” on the following leading kids & family entertainment platforms:
ELEMON YouTube Channel by Ryan’s World – episode 1 is available now, with new episodes continuing to drop weekly; also tune-in to the channel on October 1 for a livestream viewing party for the show’s debut
The Roku Channel Kids & Family – a 20-minute special will stream for free on October 1
Kidoodle.TV® – the entire season will drop on the SAFE STREAMING™, global AVOD channel on October 19
In “ELEMON,” viewers will see the futuristic city of New Olympia Polis where an amazing new scientific advance has arrived, Elemon – fantastical creatures made from chemical elements. In this city lives Leo Woods, a brilliant ten-year-old inventor who dreams of one day becoming an Elemon creator, just like his hero, Professor World. One fateful morning, he achieves his dream and sets out to create a team of all-new Elemon! But with these awesome creatures also comes great danger. A mysterious group known as Team Ninja is intent on kidnapping Leo’s Elemon, to steal his technology and use it for their own nefarious purposes. Over the course of the series, Leo, Ela, and Ryan bond with their Elemon, learn about chemistry, and battle it out with Team Ninja!
Each 11-minute episode is filled with comedic antics, pulse-pounding action, and heartfelt drama. “ELEMON” is a family-friendly adventure that activates the heart and the mind, teaching children the basics of chemistry while engaging them in a thrilling, anime-like fantasy saga.
The original story of “ELEMON” was created by Shion Kaji, Ryan Kaji’s father and CEO of Sunlight Entertainment. The original work is from Toei Animation and co-produced by RYMATION and Analyze Log Co., Ltd. Serving as the director is Poeyama, one of Japan’s leading flash animation craftsmen. The English voice actors include Caitlyn Elizabeth (Leo), Cristina Vee (Ella), Marlin Chan (Professor World), Frank Todaro (Joshua), Laura Post (Amanda), Ryan Kaji (Ryan), Brent Mukai (Shion), Keith Silverstein (Jones / Com), Deva Marie Gregory (Alyssa Jones), Cedric Williams (Joseph), Tyler Shamy (Thomas), Griffin Puatu (Mateo) and Patrick Seitz (Madox).