CN to launch sci-fi series ‘OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes’ on 28 Sep
MUMBAI: Kids channel Cartoon Network will launch sci-fi and fantasy series ‘OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes’ for binge-watching across three days starting 30 September. The series created by Ian Jones-Quartey will air from 28th to 30th September at 12 pm on the channel.
Set against the backdrop of a retro-futuristic year of 201X, OK K.O.! follows the journey of a cheerful and enthusiastic young boy who earns a job at hero supply store, Gar’s Bodega, at Lakewood Plaza.
The show portrays K.O.’s daily life at work, where he does his duties with sheer diligence in his quest to become the ‘Greatest Hero Ever’. In his cool world, every single hero has his own unique power card stating his or her powers and statistics. Together with his friends and co-workers K.O. takes on the world through various challenges, in his attempt to become the ultimate hero.
Speaking about the premiere in India, Turner India Executive Director & Network Head-Kids, South Asia Krishna Desai said, “It is our constant endeavour to build a relatable world for kids, with interesting stories and fun characters. Considering the advent of the festive season, it is the perfect time to launch a Cartoon Network international show in India and engage with the kids. We are certain that the show and the character will instantly grab the attention of kids and win a million hearts right from the start.”
Talking about the show, creator Ian Jones-Quartey, added, “OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes is a world inspired by video-games, expressed through the medium of animation. And for me, video-games and animation are similar because they’re all about having fun! The show has lovable heroes battling robots, in an adventurous playground.”