Mobile Game Release Tied to Season Two Debuts of the TV Series in the U.S. on Netflix On March 30, 2018, on Family Channel in Canada on March 16, Tooniverse in Korea in April, and Disney Channel Latin America
Paris, France and Santa Monica, CA, March 6, 2018 – On April 25, 2018, the first official, global mobile game based on the hit animated series ZAG HEROEZ MiraculousTM - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, from award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG, will debut from leading game developer and publisher TabTale. The new game will initially be available on iOS and Google Play, with Amazon to follow later in the year.
The MiraculousTM- Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir “free” app release let’s Miraculous fans play the super hero roles of Ladybug & Cat Noir, running, jumping and flying throughout Paris to catch supervillains and save their beloved city from destruction. This visually rich and colorful game tours players through the famous venues of Paris and has more than 80 “miraculous” levels which are for now based on season one of the series. Each level challenges the player with unique and more difficult goals that will inspire the need to upgrade their abilities to progress to the next level.
Closely tied to the game’s release, the highly anticipated debut of season two of the series will launch in the U.S. on Friday, March 30, 2018, on Netflix, and on Canada’s Family Channel just prior on Friday, March 16, 2018. Elsewhere around the globe, South Korea’s Tooniverse, the country’s #1 rated cable channel, will launch the new season in April 2018, and Disney Channel Latin America will introduce the new season this year. These premieres come on the heels of Q4 ’17 and Q1 ’18 debuts in France on TF1, across Europe on Disney Channel EMEA, in Brazil on Gloob, and in French Canada on Tele-Quebec. “TabTale creates rich digital adventures that entertain, challenge and engage and we are confident that our Miraculous fans around the world are going to love taking on the personas of Ladybug and CatNoir in this new game,” commented André Lake Mayer, President, Global Brand Strategy and Consumer Products at ZAG AMERICA.
“Our ‘Miraculous’ fans made our first season a global hit, and we are already seeing strong ratings for season two and product demand continuing to grow,” continued Mayer. “Our success is shared with all of our partners who have contributed to creating a unique super-heroine character and an engaging global brand.”
ZAG HEROEZ MiraculousTM- Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir(78 x 22’) follows the adventures of two seemingly typical teens with secret identities, Marinette and Adrien, who transform into superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir, when evil threatens Paris, their beloved City of Lights. Can they beat the unexpected villains in each episode and get their homework done on time?
ZAG HEROEZ MiraculousTM- Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir is created by ZAG and Method Animation, part of On Kids and Family. Season’s two and three of the series are co-produced by Zagtoon, France’s Method Animation, South Korea’s SamG Animation, SK Broadband, Japan’s Toei Animation and Italy’s DeAgostini Editore S.P.A., in collaboration with Disney Channel EMEA, French broadcaster TF1, Brazil’s Globosat and AB. The series is distributed internationally by PGS Entertainment, Groupe AB, Zagtoon, Method, and SamG Animation.