Boonie Bears

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Boonie Bears
BonnieBearschars.png
Also known as Boonie Bears: Spring into Action
Genre 3D Animation
Directed by Ding Liang
Xing Xuhui
Starring Rick Jay Glen
Opening theme 我还有点小糊涂
Country of origin China
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of episodes over 200
Production
Running time 13 minutes
Production company(s) Fantawild Animation
Release
Original network China Central Television
Original release 2011 (2011) – present

Boonie Bears (simplified Chinese: 熊出没; traditional Chinese: 熊出沒; pinyin: xióng chū mò) is a Chinese animated cartoon series shown on both Central China Television (CCTV) and Beijing Television Network (BTV).[1][2][3] The series features two bears, Briar and Bramble, who try to stop Logger Vick from destroying their forest home.

Boonie Bears was first shown in January 2012 and became the most popular children's show in China. Its logo is similar to the logo of Memphis Grizzlies.[4] It became the most popular during the Qingming festival period. More than 200 13-minute episodes have so far been produced. The series is produced by Fantawild Holdings Inc.. Although originally created in Mandarin, Boonie Bears has been translated to other languages, such as English,[5] Russian,[6] Tamil and Hindi (as Babloo Dabloo on BIG Magic.)[7]

A film based on the series titled Boonie Bears to the Rescue premiered in China on January 17, 2014. A second film, Boonie Bears: Mystical Winter, was released on January 30, 2015. A third installment, Boonie Bears III, was released on January 16, 2016. A fourth film, Boonie Bears: Entangled Worlds, was released on January 28, 2017. A fifth film in the series, Boonie Bears: The Big Shrink, was released on February 16, 2018.

Characters[edit]

Logger Vick[edit]

Logger Vick (光头强; 光頭強; guāng tóu qiáng) is a Logger cuts down trees in the forest

Mr. Li[edit]

Mr. Li (李老板; lǐ láo bǎn) is Logger Vick's boss who forces him to cut trees down. He usually cuts Vick's wages if he does not cut any trees down.

Briar[edit]

Briar (熊大; xióng dà) is the elder and the more fierce of the two brother bears and leads their attempts to stop Logger Vick. He fights with Bramble sometimes.

Bramble[edit]

Bramble (熊二; xióng èr) is Briar's younger brother bear who tries to stop Logger Vick with Briar from cutting down trees. He is the lazier of the two, and loves to eat food, especially honey.

Warren[edit]

Warren (蹦蹦; bèng bèng) is a nervous squirrel who assists Briar and Bramble in their attempts to stop Logger Vick. He lives in a pine tree where he enjoys acorns and pine cones.

Herbert Diggs[edit]

Herbert Diggs (萝卜头; 蘿蔔頭; luó bo tóu "Radish Head") is a gopher who lives in the forest. He loves radishes and will do anything to find them and protect them.

Hoo Hoo[edit]

Hoo Hoo (涂涂; tú tu) is an owl who lives in the forest. He is very forgetful and lazy, dozing even in his flight.

Tiki[edit]

Tiki (吉吉; jí ji) is a monkey, he believes himself to be the king of the forest.

Babu[edit]

Babu (毛毛; máo mao) is a small monkey, he is the loyal servant of Tiki. He shares the same belief and regards Tiki as his king.

Fabian[edit]

Fabian (肥波; féi bō) is a cat, he is the pet of Logger Vick. He sometimes accompanies him to cut trees down. He likes food, just like Bramble.

Dubbed Versions[edit]

  • Babloo-Dabloo in Hindi on ZEE Magic (Big Magic)
  • Kirik Karadigalu in Chintu TV (Kannada)
  • Bear Brothers in Kushi TV (Telugu)
  • Varutapadatha Karadi Sangam in Chutti TV (Tamil)
  • Boonies Bears in Kochi TV (Malayalam)
  • Boonies Bears in Disney Channel (Cantonese/Mandarin/HK and Taiwan Only/Until 2014)
  • Boonies Bears in Star Chinese Movies (Mandarin/Except Taiwan Version/Coming Soon)
  • Boonies Bears in Star Chinese Channel (Mandarin/Taiwan Only/Coming Soon)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]