Pororo the Little Penguin
|Pororo the Little Penguin|
Top: English Title Card Bottom: Korean Title Card
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||52 per season
(until Season 3)
26 per season
(Season 4 - present)
|Running time||5 minutes per episode
(until Season 3)
11 minutes per episode
(Season 4 - present)
|Production company(s)||Iconix Entertainment
Disney Junior (Asia)
|Original airing||November 27, 2003|
Pororo the Little Penguin (Korean: 뽀롱뽀롱 뽀로로) is a South Korean computer-generated animated cartoon series created by Iconix Entertainment, SK Broadband, Ocon and EBS with the North Korean company Samchŏlli in Kaesŏng. Production began in 2002 and the program began airing in South Korea on EBS in 2003.
Internationally, the program currently airs on Australian, French, Taiwanese, Indian, Italian, Puerto Rican, Singaporean and Vietnamese channels. It also started airing in Norway, on Boomerang, and Cartoonito in the UK. It will air on Disney Channel Asia and CITV in 2013.
The series revolves around the adventures of Pororo and his friends who live in the snowy village of Porong Porong Forest, who often encounter challenges and learn practical and moral lessons in each episode.
- 1 Story
- 2 Characters
- 3 Format
- 4 Opening/Ending Theme Songs
- 5 International release
- 6 International Broadcast
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Far far away, unknown and untouched by human civilization, lies a peaceful island covered in snow and ice. On this white island, deep inside a small secluded forest, is a tiny village inhabited by little animals. No-one knows how they came to live on the island but they naturally came to live together in the village situated in the little valley where the sunshine is warmest and the cold wind is least harsh. In the village lives Pororo, a very inquisitive impish little penguin, good-natured polar bear Poby, smug nosy red fox Eddy, shy and timid little beaver Loopy, friendly penguin girl Petty and happy-go-lucky humming bird Harry. All of our friends have distinct personalities and different interests which sometimes cause little (and sometimes not so little) happenings in their calm white world. But they are all good friends and know how to help each other in times of trouble.
Season 1 - present
- Lee Sun as Pororo
- Lee Mi-ja as Crong
- Ham Soo-jeong as Eddy
- Kim Hwan-jin as Poby
- Hong So-yeong as Loopy
- Goo Ja-hyeong as the Narrator
Season 2 - present
Season 3 - present
- Lee Mi-ja as Rody
- Goo Ja-hyeong as Tong-tong
- Ham Soo-jeong as Popo
- Kim Seo-yeong as Pipi
- Hong So-yeong as Nyao
Season 4 - present
- Jang Eun-sook as Tu-tu
Main article List of Pororo the Little Penguin episodes
- Season 1 : 52 x 5' (2003)
- Season 2 : 52 x 5' (2005)
- Season 3 : 52 x 5' (2009)
- TV Movie: Pororo to the Cookie Castle : 1 x 70' (2004)
- Season 4 : 26 x 11'(2012)
- Sing-A-Long : 14 x 3' (2006)
- Pororo's English Show : 13 x 6' (2013)
Opening/Ending Theme Songs
Opening Theme Songs
- Season 1 : "Always Happy as Can Be"
- Season 2 : "Always Happy as Can Be"
- Season 3 : "Hello, Friends"
- Season 4 : "Hello, Friends"
- Sing-A-Long with Pororo : "Let's Sing Together with Pororo" (but in the ending, it is instrumental)
Ending Theme Songs
- Season 1 : "We Are the Best of Friends"
- Season 2 : "All Good Friends"
- Season 3 : "Good Friends"
- Season 4 : "Good Friends"
- Broadcast on Disney Channel Asia, Cartoon Network Southeast Asia
- 1-Week Broadcast on Disney Junior Asia
- Disney Channel India, Cartoon Network India and Hungama TV
- Disney Channel Taiwan, Cartoon Network Pakistan
- VTV1, Disney Channel Asia and Cartoon Network Southeast Asia
- MediaCorp TV okto Disney Channel Asia
- Disney Channel Germany, Disney Jnr Germany and Super RTL
- Greece ET1
- Canal+ Family, Disney Channel France and RTL
- Jetix, Toon Disney Italy, Disney Junior Italy and Rai Due
- Disney Channel Portugal and Disney Junior Portugal
- Disney Junior Poland
- POP TV
- Disney Channel Spain, Disney Junior Spain and Antena 3
- Disney Channel (Turkey)
- Tiny Pop, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel (UK and Ireland), and Disney Junior (revival series)
- ABC1, Cartoon Network Australia, Disney Channel (Australia) (original series) and Disney Junior (Australia and New Zealand) (revival series)
As stated in the official website:
- - EBS, Nickelodeon
- - Disney Junior
- - CITV
- - GMA Network
- - Zappelin
- - Boomerang
- - ABC 4 Kids
- - Cartoon Network
- - MiniMini+
- http://www.pororo.net/en/story/story_01.htm Story
- http://www.pororo.net/en/story/summary.php?Numid=1 Episode Guide Season 1
- http://www.pororo.net/en/story/summary03.php?Numid=1 Episode Guide Season 2
- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE81F0AD3149C3767 Originally 14 episodes, additional 12.
- http://www.pororo.net/en/news/news_04.htm Pororo Around the World