MIPTV Spotlight: NHK Enterprises


On offer from NHK Enterprises, Darwin’s Amazing Animals takes an up-close and personal look at some of nature’s most fascinating creatures from across Asia, Africa and the Americas.

“The animated character Uncle Charlie guides the story so that kids can easily understand the secrets and wonders of nature,” notes Akiko Nakano, senior manager for the Americas, EMEA, Oceania and Asia, excluding China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea.

Featured episodes include “A Prey on Birds—Praying Mantis, Japan,” which travels to a remote Japanese island to discover a type of bird-hunting praying mantis; “Walk then Run—Octopus Oliveri,” delving into a rare species of octopus that hides in the nooks and crannies off Japan’s coast; and “Snow Fairies—Shima-Enaga,” which heads to Hokkaido to discover the range of behaviors this unique species exhibits.

“These new episodes will amaze and entertain kids globally,” Nakano says.