Sunday, March 26, 2017

Just in Time for Easter: New Animated Feature "Kikoriki: Legend Of The Golden Dragon" - Review and #Giveaway

Disclosure: I was sent a screener copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon


Even though this is the second Kikoriki release from Shout! Factory, it is the first time my girls have watched a Kikoriki movie.  But, after watching this one, they were quick to ask for me to get the first movie produced by the Riki Goup and put out by Shout! Factory, as they really liked it.

Here is a quick trailer to introduce to Kikoriki crew, which are from the widely popular "GoGoRiki" TV series, which has aired all around the world...



Doesn't this look like a cute movie?  It really was.  We ended up watching it last night before the girls went to bed, and they instantly fell in love with the Kikoriki crew, especially Wally, who had his body accidentally swaps with a caterpillar.  "Poor Wally" is all I kept hearing the girls say as they watched the movie.  Even though they giggled a few times at Wally inching along and nibbling his way through tall grass, they said they hoped he was able to get his right body back so that he would be happy again. Ah, so sweet. And, so for the rest of the movie, the girls sat eager to see what would happen...would Wally remain with a caterpillar body and personality forever, or would be be able to be swapped back into his own body?  Don't worry, I am not going to ruin the ending for you.  You will just have to pick up a copy of Kikoriki: Legend Of The Golden Dragon, which is now available to own on DVD today.  And, be sure to look for specially marked DVD packages as some will include a special egg decorating kit inside the DVD.  My girls were so happy when they saw the egg decorating kit and can't wait to start decorating and getting ready for the Easter Bunny's arrival.  


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More about this recent DVD release:

"The new CG-animated feature Kikoriki: Legend Of The Golden Dragon is coming to DVD in North America on March 7, 2017 from Shout! Factory in partnership with Odin’s Eye Entertainment and Riki Group. Beloved around the world, and known to U.S. audiences from the “GoGoRiki” TV series that aired on The CW, the cute, colorful Kikoriki crew are now starring in their own movie. 


Kikoriki: Legend Of The Golden Dragon, produced by RIKI Group and directed by Dennis Chernov, is the first of two Kikoriki movies that Shout! Factory will release, and it will include an egg decorating kit, while supplies last.

The lovably simple residents of peaceful Kikoriki Island are thrown kicking and screaming into big adventure when their resident scientist invents an amazing device – a helmet called "the Improverizor" – which takes personality traits from one person and swaps them with someone else's!

But when spineless young Wally tries to use the untested device to cure his cowardice, he ends up even more spineless – by getting accidentally body-switched with a squirmy little caterpillar. Now he's got more to fear than he ever dreamed, and so do his fellow villagers, as they're dragged into a madcap adventure packed with plane crashes, mistaken identities, erupting volcanoes and angry natives on the warpath. Boy, do the Kikoriki –°rew wish they could switch places now – with anyone!"

--GIVEAWAY--
Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon

Thanks to the kind folks at Shout! Factory, one lucky Inspired by Savannah reader will have a chance to win a copy of "Kikoriki: Legend Of The Golden Dragon" to share with their family.  To enter this giveaway, please complete the entries on the Rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!

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ABOUT ODIN’S EYE ENERETAINMENT:

Odin's Eye Entertainment (OEE) is a vertically integrated Production, Distribution and International Sales Agency that specializes in working with both emerging and established filmmakers across a wide variety of genres. As a Sales Agency, OEE represents Feature Film and Television content worldwide hosting its own sales booth at every major festival since TIFF 2006 including, but not limited to, CANNES, AFM, MIPCOM, BERLIN & FILMART.

ABOUT SHOUT! FACTORY:

Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.

ABOUT RIKI GROUP:

The Riki Group is the leading Russian company in the field of creation, management, licensing and promotion of the animation media brands for the family audience. Today the Riki Group is working on the development of the following business areas: animation, licensing of consumer goods, multimedia, publishing of books and magazines, and also franchising. The Riki Group consists of licensing agency «Marmelad Media”, Producer Centre Riki, Animation Studio “Petersburg”, publishing house “Umnaya Masha” (i.e. “Clever Mary”), “New media” company, graphic and industrial design studio, franchising chain “Club of Kikoriki’ friends” and specialized licensing trend-bureau in the sphere of fashion, art and lifestyle – Riki Fashion. The main activity of “Marmelad Media” licensing agency is selling of licenses for the usage of popular media-brand characters in the production of consumer goods and promotion activities within the territory of Russia, CIS, Europe and China. “360 degrees” technique is applied while working with the brands. The Riki Group portfolio includes supra successful Russian animation brands “Kikoriki”, “Kikoriki. Team Invisible”, “Kikoriki. The Legend of the Golden Dragon”, “Kikoriki. Dejavu”, “PINCODE”, “The Fixies”, as well as the main animation news of 2015 – “Babyriki” and “Tina & Tony”. “Marmelad Media” licensing agency is working with over 100 licensees that produce more than 6000 SKUs within 40 product categories. There is a franchising chain “Kikoriki” which consists of 33 shops and child centers across Russia.


Disclosure: I was sent a screener copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.


7 comments :

  1. We have not recently watched a family movie.

    Nancy
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  2. I entered the Country Crush giveaway.

    Nancy
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  3. I entered your "Heidi DVD" giveaway.

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  4. The last movie we watched together as a family (with our adult kids) was the Conjuring 2!

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  5. I just watched The Secret Life of Pets together as a family.
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

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  6. ERROR - I made a mistake on the entry form today the other giveaway that I entered today was Heidi dvd
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

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