Kiddie ninja toon launches in U.K.

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SPAIN — Xilam Animation’s kids toon series “Shuriken School” bowed on U.K. children’s network CiTV Jan. 7.

Aimed at 6-11s, “Shuriken” tracks the adventures of a 10-year-old Eixan Kaburagi at an impoverished ninja school.

Comedy-action half-hour series also has sold to Jetix Europe, French pubcaster France 3, Italy’s Mediaset, Disney Asia and Nickelodeon Australia. “Shuriken” is produced by Xilam and Spain’s Zinkia Ent..

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