Jade Armor Extends Reach


APC Kids, part of APC Studios, has secured international sales for TeamTO’s action-comedy series Jade Armor.

New deals for the 26×26-minute series include Télé-Québec, SRC and WildBrain (Canada); RTBF (Belgium); and DR (Denmark). Aimed at 6- to 10-year-olds, Jade Armor is currently airing on Cartoon Network (EMEA), France Télévisions (France), Super RTL (Germany) and ABC (Australia).

Produced by TeamTO in partnership with France Télévisions and Super RTL, the series follows Lan Jun, whose turn it is to become the mystical superhero Jade Armor. With the help of her friends Theo and Alisha, along with the Beasticons, Lan Jun must contend with supervillains and the trials of teenage life.

Lionel Marty, managing director of APC Kids, said: “Jade Armor is an exciting, unique and fun series that fits perfectly into our slate of shows and the values we uphold to empower kids through vibrant, diverse, entertaining storytelling. We are delighted to be further extending the reach of the series and working with more renowned broadcast partners, introducing this strong, martial-arts-loving female central character and her world to new audiences globally.”

Corinne Kouper, senior VP of production and development for TeamTO, added: “Jade Armor is not only filled with exciting adventures, comedy and action, but also deals with the theme of self-discovery amidst the pressures of family heritage and expectations. Jade learns how to embrace the influence of her martial-arts-trained grandmothers while forging her own unique path, a universal theme for kids today. We are delighted that APC has brought this original and entertaining series to more fans across the globe.”