PUTRAJAYA, Jul 13 – Fans of animation character BoBoiBoy will get to see their hero in a new series, BoBoiBoy Galaxy at the end of this year. Animonsta managing director Nizam Razak said Animonsta Studios Sdn Bhd, as producers of the BoBoiBoy series, had allocated RM5 million to make the new 26-episode animation show.
“This is a rebranding effort for the BoBoiBoy animation series to break into the international market which will include BoBoiBoy and his friends Yaya, Gopal, Ying and Fang facing new adventures. BoBoiBoy Galaxy would be about their adventures travelling from planet to planet in the galaxy in search of the new Power Sphere,” he told Bernama.
He said the production works began this month and will go on for 12 months, they hope the BoBoiBoy which is more serious will be accepted by young fans as well as adults. Nizam added that following the success of the first BoBoiBoy The Movie which collected more than RM18 million including in Malaysia and Indonesia, there were now plans to come up with BoBoiBoy The Movie 2 within the next three years.
“The company had entered into a collaboration with famed Japanese toymakers, Tomy Company Ltd, to produce the animation series based on the toy vehicle characters produced by the company. They have shown interest and have agreed to produce toys for BoBoiBoy Galaxy which will be out by the end of this year,” he said, adding that Animonsta also hoped to produce BoBoiBoy toys soon. — Bernama