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MipTV: ‘Pinypon’ Goes to Mexico, Russia

Anima Kitchent produces 'Piny' alongside toys company Famosa

Chic kids itcom “Piny, Pinypon” will be aired in Mexico, and Russia, through the agreement between the production house Anima Kitchent, Mexican media giant Televisa and Russia’s edutainment company Karusel TV and Ani.

Spanish shingle Anima Kitchent –which forms part of Latin America’s best-known animation house, Anima Estudios, since 2014 — has produced the series along with powerful Spanish toys company Famosa.

“‘Piny’ re-creates the life in a peculiar educational center in New York where creativity, fashion and the careers of the future are the main subjects,” Anima Kitchent’s CEO Víctor López to Variety.

Series centers on Piny, who is the janitor’s daughter at this elite high school. With quotidian, edutainment contents, Kitchent is also producing 20 additional clips for YouTube that combine live action with animation. A 52-episode toon skein “Piny” targets kids 6-8.

“Piny” is currently in production, and its 26 first chapters will be ready for delivery this summer.

Marie-Eve Rougeot, CEO of Famosa said: “We’re evolving towards a branding model with ever more content in order to make them more strong and sustainable through time. Kids TV production is another way to reach a kids world with our brands.”

In addition to “Piny,” Kitchent is offering at Cannes’ MipTV trade fair the musical comedy “Jelly Jam,” which has just opened in Japan through BS12, and kiddos comedy “Bugsted,” which is getting a feature spinoff.

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