Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids

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Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids
Historietas-assombradas logo.jpg
Genre Comedy, Adventure
Created by Victor-Hugo Borges
Country of origin Brazil
Original language(s) Portuguese
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 40
Production company(s) Glaz Entretenimento
Copa Studio
Distributor 9 Story Entertainment
Release
Original network Cartoon Network Brazil
TV Brasil
Picture format HDTV 1080i.
Original release April 3, 2013 (2013-04-03) – Template:Final date

Historietas Assombradas (Para Crianças Malcriadas) ( English: Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids) is a Brazilian cartoon series produced by Cartoon Network Latin America since 4 March 2013. Since its debut the series was the most watched cartoon on the channel, surpassing even the original productions channel.[1][2] It was based on a short film of the same name created by Victor-Hugo Borges in 2004.

The series chronicles the adventures of Pepe and his friends in a dark world filled with sinister creatures and monsters. Is expected to debut worldwide after being acquired by 9 Story Entertainment for distribution.[3] However, before that it has also broadcast on other channels Tooncast and Cartoon Network in Latin America.

Plot[edit]

The series revolves around the adventures of Pepe, a wicked boy who lives in a dark mansion with his grandmother, a witch who works selling artifacts and magic potions in the internet. She always send her grandson to deliver them. Each episode Pepe and his friends (Marilu, Roberto, Guto and Gastón) undergo supernatural adventures facing the various monsters in the city.

Characters[edit]

  • Pepe - A troublemaker and rude boy with spiky red hair who works as a delivery boy for his grandmother. He is always setting mischief and causing problems, facing all the monsters and mythical beings that appear in his town, almost always his fault. Pepe's friends are Marilu, Guto, Gastón and Roberto that often follow in their supernatural adventures.
  • Grandmother - Pepe's grandmother with whom he lives in his dark mansion. She is a wicked old witch who lives experimenting with their cats and sells potions using his grandson as a delivery boy. In one episode it is revealed that she is the older sister of Lady Death.
  • Marilu - A girl, Pepe's best friend and partner. She assists Pepe in his supernatural adventures in addition to having a crush for him and Mario.
  • Guto and Gaston - are conjoined twin brothers who have their heads together in the same body. Guto tends to be nicer while Gaston is mean and rude.
  • Roberto - A tall, muscular boy. He studies in the same room with Pepe and their friends despite being slightly larger than them. He is always dressed in a varsity jacket and has a quiff.
  • Mario - A wealthy and educated boy, Pepe's rival. He is the richest and most organized kid of the class, practically the opposite of Pepe.
  • Ramirez - is Pepe's pet dog.
  • Bhutumu - A gargantuan monster who appeared during the final episode of the first season. He's said to be the one who will bring the apocalypse to the earth,however it was only a bedtime story Grandmother told her grandson,teaching him that he should finish anything he starts doing. Bhutumu is based on Cthulhu.

Episodes[edit]

Pilot[edit]

No. in
series
Title Translated Title Written by Storyboarded by Original air date
0 "O Inventor" The Inventor
Vitor-Hugo Borges & Fábio Henckel
Jozz
January 2010, 13 (13-01-2010) (online)

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Translated Title Written by Storyboarded by Original air date US air date
1 1 "A Loira do Banheiro" The Blondie from the Bathroom / Bloody Mary
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Kico & David Mussel
March 2013, 4 (4-03-2013)
April 2013, 3 (3-04-2013)
2 2 "O Globo da Morte... da Morte!" Death's Globe.. of the Death!
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
March 2013, 4 (4-03-2013)
TBA
3 3 "Unicórnias Princesas" Princesses Unicorns
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & David Mussel
March 2013, 11 (11-03-2013)
TBA
4 4 "O Túnel do Amor" The Tunnel of Love
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado", David Mussel & Mauricio Maia
March 2013, 11 (11-03-2013)
TBA
5 5 "O Pombisomem" The Pingeonman
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado", Márcio de Castro & William Lages
March 2013, 18 (18-03-2013)
TBA
6 6 "O Anta-gonista" The Tapir-gonist
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado", Márcio de Castro, William Lages & David Mussel
March 2013, 18 (18-03-2013)
TBA
7 7 "Os Pepenautas do Caribe" The Pepenauts of the Caribbean
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
March 2013, 25 (25-03-2013)
TBA
8 8 "Pobre Diabo" Poor Devil
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Kico & David Mussel
March 2013, 25 (25-03-2013)
TBA
9 9 "Como o Pepe Arruinou o Natal" How Pepe Ruined the Christmas
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Kico & David Mussel
December 2013, 25 (25-12-2013)
TBA
10 10 "Sérgio" Sergio
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
April 2013, 1 (1-04-2013)
TBA
11 11 "Nas Montanhas-Russas da Loucura" At the Roller Coaster of Madness
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Kico & David Mussel
April 2013, 8 (8-04-2013)
TBA
12 12 "Kumo Tatchi" Kumo Tachi
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
April 2013, 8 (8-04-2013)
TBA
13 13 "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Smells Like Teen Spirit
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
April 2013, 15 (15-04-2013)
TBA
14 14 "O Fim do Mundo!" The End of the World
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera & Vitor Brandt
Kico, David Mussel, Rodrigo "Soldado" & Rosaria
April 2013, 15 (15-04-2013)
TBA

Season 2 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Translated Title Written by Storyboarded by Original air date
15 1 "O Inimímico" The Enemymic
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera, Vitor Brandt,
Guilherme Freitas, Gustavo Suzuki, Jasmin Tenucci & Denis Nielsen
Gabriel de Moura
June 2015, 1 (1-06-2015)
16 2 "Pepe e Marilu na Convenção de Monstros" Pepe and Marilu in the Monsters Convention
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera, Vitor Brandt,
Guilherme Freitas, Gustavo Suzuki, Jasmin Tenucci & Denis Nielsen
Giovanna Guimarães
June 2015, 8 (8-06-2015)
17 3 "A Tirania de Thithero" The Tyranny of Thithero
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera, Vitor Brandt,
Guilherme Freitas, Gustavo Suzuki, Jasmin Tenucci & Denis Nielsen
William Lages
June 2015, 15 (15-06-2015)
18 4 "Monstro Adorado da Piscina" Pool's Beloved Monster
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera, Vitor Brandt,
Guilherme Freitas, Gustavo Suzuki, Jasmin Tenucci & Denis Nielsen
Gabriel de Moura
June 2015, 22 (22-06-2015)
19 5 "Catarino" Catarrhino
Arthur Warren, Pedro Aguilera, Vitor Brandt,
Guilherme Freitas, Gustavo Suzuki, Jasmin Tenucci & Denis Nielsen
Israel Oliveira dos Santos
June 2015, 29 (29-06-2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Animação brasileira vira hit entre crianças na TV paga - Celebridades - NotĂcia - VEJA.com". Veja.abril.com.br. 2013-07-30. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Historietas Assombradas é a série mais assistida do Cartoon Network - ANMTV". Anmtv.xpg.com.br. 2013-07-29. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Historietas Assombradas será lançada no mercado internacional - ANMTV". Anmtv.xpg.com.br. 2013-09-13. Retrieved 2014-02-03.