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Squidoo Lens on Katakune Launched

We’ve just published a spanking hot lens for Katakune on Squidoo at http://www.squidoo.com/katakune. For those who want to find out more about Katakune on a single page, this is the way to go.
For a cartoon property coming out of Singapore - which is a country relatively new in the world of animation - we […]

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Katakune is an original and unique 3D animated cartoon created for children 2 to 5 years old. Katakune shows children simple ways to deal with complex concepts of social responsibility, friendship, life skills and value systems. Subjects in basic science, geography, mathematics, health and hygiene, environmental issues and creativity are dealt with too.

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Katakune to Launch Parenting Site

The Katakune team is busy wrapping up the production of a parental guidance site to give added value to friends of Katakune!
After almost a year’s worth of planning and structuring, we are soon ready to launch the site. The URL is still under wraps and will be divulged on the day of the launch, approximately […]

Katakune DVDs to be Released in USA

Katakune DVDs will be released in USA in October 2008!
Through the efforts of our distribution partners, Katakune has secured a DVD release deal with PorchLight Home Entertainment. Already broadcasted on the Voom Kid’s Channel Animania HD in 2007, this is Katakune’s second entrance into the North American market and a testimony of Katakune’s cute appeal.
“PorchLight […]

Katakune Broadcasts in Taiwan

July 2008 - Katakune begins its broadcast in Taiwan on Yoyo TV Channel for kids at 9.30am from Monday to Friday.
Interested agents and licensees are welcome to contact us at info@media-freaks.com.

Katakune Comes to Life on Japanese Mobile Phones

March 2008 - We have entered into a collaboration with HI CORPORATION of Japan - a Japanese company specializing in real-time 3D rendering engine (MascotCapsule® ) for mobile phones and a wide variety of other devices - to release a set of cartoon characters from the animated series Katakune and Sedo Dog (another of […]

Katakune Completes Production

December 2007 - After a year and a half of very hard work, Katakune finally completes production! 520 minutes of Katakune is now available in High Definition format and in both English and Mandarin.
Katakune is packaged in a 260 x 2 minute format and a 52 x 11 minute format. Katakune can be broadcasted as […]

Katakune Broadcasts in VOOM Animania HD

November 2007 - The first season of Katakune starts its broadcast in the VOOM HD Animania Channel for kids. VOOM HD is currently the world’s premium leader in HD channels are we are excited that Katakune’s first entry into the US market would be on it. This is testimony of Katakune’s appeal and charm.
Interested agents […]

Katakune Debuts in Hongkong Licensing Show 2007

Katakune with his licensing agents from Brand Elite, Wennie and Winnie
July 2007 - Katakune and Benny made their debut appearances in the Hongkong Licensing Show 2007!
This is the first time Katakune made his appearance in public. Human sized Katakune and Benny mascots paraded around the show amidst much interest. The show was a success with […]

Katakune Garners TV Presales

June 2007 - Midway through our production, Katakune has already garnered presales in several territories - including USA, China, Taiwan, Middle East and Thailand!
The most notable and exciting of the lot is probably the China and USA deals.
To those in the animation broadcast business, it is common knowledge that China is an incredibly difficult market […]

Collaboration with Orange Gum to Produce Katakune Mobile Content

One of the collaborations with Orange Gum involves a mobile game called Katakune’s Ice Cream Factory
April 2007 - We entered into a joint-development project with Orange Gum to develop Mobile Content for our animation cartoon series, Katakune.
The mobile contents developed include Java games and phone themes. “We are delighted to be working with an […]

Hundreds of Katakune Prop Designs

One of the goals we set for Katakune was to create a high quality show that would train a child’s focus.
This is the main reason why we chose to have a unique white background as opposed to a colorful and cluttered environment. By having a white background, kids will focus on the stories and the […]

Meet the Katakune Family

The very first thing we did during the official production phase was to create and design more characters to surround Katakune. First we designed his best friends - Louie, Benny and Tyko. Later on we added many more characters who all had roles to play in Katakune’s world - Tazzleland. Read on to discover the […]

Katakune Begins Production!

May 2006 - It was almost an entire year’s worth of very hard work producing mock episodes and convincing investors but miraculously we managed to garner the funds we needed to produce 520 minutes’ worth of the Katakune animated series. Katakune’s charm worked!
After successfully attracting the Media Development Authority of Singapore and a team of […]

Katakune’s 1st Episode

Somewhere in 2005 - Before we officially looked for investors, we decided to produce a mock episode of Katakune to test out the concept.
The result is something called ‘My Pumky Bank’.
Looking back at it now, it wasn’t great, but we don’t think that it was too shabby either.
We wanted to position Katakune as a preschooler […]

How Katakune was Born

In 2002, one of the creators of Katakune - Aldric Chang - visited China to get his education in 3D animation.
Why he chose China to study animation and why he switched from being a music producer/songwriter to animation is another story, but fate so determined that he went to an animation school in Beijing.
Xavier Feng […]

The Creators Behind Katakune

Aldric Chang
Creator | Executive Producer for Katakune
Aldric Chang, an animation industry professional with many years of experience, is Founder and Managing Director of Mediafreaks Pte Ltd and CEO of Mediafreaks Cartoon Pte Ltd and Character Farm Pte Ltd.
He is a self-confessed workaholic creative entrepreneur who has written and produced music, casual games, animated cartoon series […]

Welcome to Katakune’s Blog

Welcome to Katakune’s Blog!
This is where you can find out about the latest news on Katakune and his friends!
About Katakune
Katakune is an original and unique 3D animated cartoon created for children 2 to 5 years old.
Created and produced by Character Farm (a subsidiary of Mediafreaks), Katakune is designed to fill the gaps where most preschooler […]