New Hello Kitty Program Scores Global Presales


Distributor Kids First and producers Watch Next, Monello and Maga Animation Studio have secured presales across Europe and Latin America for Hello Kitty: Super Style.

The new 3D animated series based on Sanrio’s Hello Kitty franchise has been picked up by Canal+ and M6 in France through an agreement signed by Monello and Watch Next, while Maga Animation Studio scored a deal with Rai in Italy. Kids First signed deals for the show with Tiny Pop in the U.K., Discovery Kids in Latin America, RTS in Switzerland and Hop in Israel.

Japanese distributor ABC Frontier is handling distribution in the Asian territories.

Hello Kitty: Super Style sees Hello Kitty use the power of her magical bow to activate an amazing transformation, changing her outfit to be a brave explorer, a top-notch chef, a sensational pop star and more to help her friends overcome setbacks. It is currently in production and is set to launch in late 2022.

Hello Kitty is a world famous brand loved by kids and their parents across generations,” said Audrey Brugère, head of kids and foreign series at Canal+. “Watch Next Media and Monello Productions have successfully respected the DNA of this pop culture icon while creating modern, creative and fun new graphics and stories. We are very excited to be part of this ambitious show!”