Vic the Viking

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Vic the Viking
Genre Children, Action, Comedy
Country of origin France
Australia
Original language(s) English
French
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 78
Production
Running time 10 minutes
Production company(s) ASE Studios Pty Limited
Studio 100 Animation
in association with Flying Bark Productions
Release
Original network Network Ten (episode 1-17)
Eleven (episode 18-26)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 6 July – 28 December 2013
Website www.studio100animation.net/series/vic/

Vic the Viking is a French-Australian children's television series, aired on Network Ten on 6 July 2013 later on Eleven on 9 November 2013. It was based on the Japanese 1974-1975 Anime series Vicky the Viking.

The main characters are Vic, a young, frail and ingenious Viking boy; his father Halvar, the Captain of the Drakkar and chief elect of 'Flake' the home village, and the villagers, mainly the other plunder crewmen, including druid Urobe, the ever-quarreling companions Tjure and Snorre, the simple giant Flaxe, squeaky-voiced navigator Gorm and bard Ulme; also Vic's bossy mother Ylva, mischievous urchin-rival Gilby, who is jealous that Vic is allowed to sail with the men, and Vic's equally inquisitive little Sister, Ylvi. Halvar's sworn enemy is the Rascally captain Sven and his crew of incompetent oafs, but most episodes have other antagonists.

The series has been aired overseas, as in Flanders by Ketnet since Autumn 2013 (dubbed in Dutch). In the UK it is aired on Pop

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