Screener TV Listings is reporting the exciting news that Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere more brand-new episodes of the networks popular animated series Kuu Kuu Harajuku on Saturday 4th February 2017 at 8:00am ET/PT, beginning with the all-new episode "Control Plus Alt Plus Dimension"/"Angel Hair"!
Co-created and executive produced by superstar Gwen Stefani, Kuu Kuu Harajuku (26x30 minute episodes) follows the kuu kuu adventures of Love, Angel, Music, Baby and their inspirational leader, G, through their super cute world of music, fashion and style as they form the super-talented band, HJ5. Thanks to their manager Rudie, angry aliens, NoFun politicians, hungry monster pets, and other obstacles, every gig is interrupted and the girls never get to complete a concert -- but G and her friends never give up.
The original idea and inspiration for the 2D animated series came from Grammy® Award-winning musician Stefani and her love of pop art and life-long admiration for the street fashion and creative youth culture found in the renowned Harajuku neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan. It was while writing her first solo album that Stefani created the original Harajuku Girl characters as a celebration of the creativity and individualism she saw and loved in the Harajuku District.
Fans in the U.S. can visit Nick.com and the Emmy Award-winning Nick App to learn more about the series and its characters.
In the first brand-new episode of Kuu Kuu Harajuku, "Control Plus Alt Plus Dimension"/"Angel Hair" (#113), premiering Saturday 4th February 2017 at 8:00am ET/PT, Love invents a gizmo that sends her to another dimension where she must face a sinister anti-HJ5; Later, Angel agrees to a makeover at the hands of Rudie!
Additionally, Nick Jr. USA, Nickelodeon USA's top-performing preschool channel, will start to encore episodes of Kuu Kuu Harajuku from Friday 3rd February 2017 at 7:30pm ET/PT, beginning with the shows first episode, "Totally Teen Genie/"Angel's Flight"!
In the series premiere, “Totally Teen Genie,” Angel releases a Teen Genie with attitude and tries to use her three wishes to help HJ5 win a Totally Teen Awards Golden Hoodie trophy. Then in “Angel's Flight,” Angel’s determined to restore her reputation after an unflattering picture appears online.
Kuu Kuu Harajuku is co-created and produced by Moody Street Kids (Australia), Vision Animation (Malaysia) and Gwen Stefani and commissioned by Network Ten with investment funding from Film Victoria (Australia) and MyCreative Ventures (Malaysia). DHX Media, the world’s leading independent, pure-play kids’ content company, handles international distribution for Kuu Kuu Harajuku, and licensed the series to Nickelodeon.
Additional source: TheFutonCritic.com; H/T: ToonZone Forums members D-nice is the man., kanc.
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