Hello Ninja

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Hello Ninja
GenreAnimated
Action
Adventure
Children's
Created byN. D. Wilson
Based onHello Ninja
by N. D. Wilson
Written bySusan Kim
Directed byMichael Dowding
Voices ofLukas Engel, Zoey Stewart, Mayumi Yoshida, Sam Vincent
ComposersBrian Carson, Dave Bassett
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes29
Production
Executive producers
  • N. D. Wilson
  • Aaron Rench
  • Grace Ledding
  • Mark Palmer
  • Jennifer Twiner McCarron
  • Matthew Berkowitz
ProducerLinda Lamontagne
EditorAndrew McSherry
Running time11–13 minutes
Production companiesAtomic Cartoons, Gorilla Poet, Netflix Animation
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseNovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01) –
present
External links
Website

Hello Ninja is an American animated web television series based on the book of the same name by N.D. Wilson airing on Netflix.

The show premiered on November 1, 2019. Its second season was released on April 24, 2020. The third season was released on September 6, 2020. [1][2][3] A fourth season is set to premiere January 19, 2021.[4]

Premise[edit]

Hello Ninja revolves around Wesley (Lukas Engel), his best friend Georgie (Zoey Siewert) & his orange cat Pretzel. Wesley's super-wise grandma, Baa Chan (Mayumi Yoshida), teaches them life lessons that all "ninjas" should learn.

Cast[edit]

  • Lukas Engel as Wesley
  • Zoey Siewert as Georgie
  • Sam Vincent as Pretzel
  • Mayumi Yoshida as Baa-Chan
  • Shannon Chan Kent as Mom
  • Vincent Tong as Dad
  • Mayumi Yoshida as Gen
  • Travis Turner as Zeke

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
110November 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
210April 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
39July 10, 2020 (2020-07-10)

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Cottontail Ninja"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
22"Lava Leap"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
33"Where Eagles Dare"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
44"Temple of Bingo"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
55"Shadow Ninja Rate"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
66"Proof is in Pretzel"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
77"Hound in Ninjaville"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
88"The Kitchen Mission"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
99"Coming Clean"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
1010"Bonsai Surprise"Michael DowdingTBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
111"Market of Doom"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
122"Treasure Split"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
133"Under the Couch"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
144"Wild, Wild Wesley"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
155"Jungle's End"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
166"The Way to Dreamland"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
177"Lemonade Stand"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
188"Beat the Heat"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
199"Stick to It"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
2010"Ninja vs. Ninja"Michael DowdingTBAApril 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)

Season 3 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
211"Welcome to Japan"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
222"Hotaru no Hikari"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
233"Heart of the Dragon"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
244"Pretzel Goes to Sea"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
255"Valley of the Giants"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
266"Be the Leaves"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
277"Sno Fun"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
288"In Cold Pursuit"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
299"Sneaky Seed Snatcher"Michael DowdingTBASeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)

Production[edit]

On July 22, 2019 Netflix announced that it had given a greenlight production order to Hello Ninja with Mark Palmer on board as showrunner, Susan Kim as story editor and Michael Dowding as the director.[5]

Release[edit]

Hello Ninja was released on November 1, 2019 on Netflix.[1] Season 2 was released on April 24, 2020. On May 18, 2020 it was announced the series had been renewed for a third season which released September 6, 2020.[6] On July 10, 2020 it was announced the series had been renewed for a fourth season to be released on January 19, 2021.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Hello Ninja' on Netflix, a Cute Trifle of a Kiddie Cartoon For The 'PJ Masks' Set". Decider. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  2. ^ "Hello Ninja". Common Sense Media. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  3. ^ https://www.pluggedin.com/tv-reviews/hello-ninja/
  4. ^ a b Tripathi, Prizmi (July 10, 2020). "Will There be a Hello Ninja Season 4?". The Cinemaholic. Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  5. ^ Whyte, Alexandra (July 22, 2019). "Netflix greenlights preschool series from DHX Media, Atomic Cartoons". Playback. Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (May 18, 2020). "'Hello Ninja' Animated Preschool Series Renewed For Season 3 By Netflix". Deadline. Retrieved December 26, 2020.

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