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Independent global family content distributor Jetpack Distribution has acquired international distribution rights for animated TV series Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, created and produced by California-based toy and entertainment company, Funrise.

jetpack unicornkitty 18Feb2019Targeting kids aged 6–11, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty centres around a ‘spirited and adorable’ kitty named Felicity who acquires magical and majestic powers. Part rainbow, part butterfly, part unicorn and 100% kitty, Felicity can shoot glow sticks from her paws, lasers from her horn, stretch and snap in rainbow mode, and clap thunderously with her butterfly wings. Together with her best friend Miguel, an energetic puppy, she’s ready to take on every challenge that comes with living in the magical mashup world of Mythlandia.

The series comprises 52 X 11-minute episodes, including one half hour holiday TV special. It uses photo real textures, hand-drawn elements and a bright colour palette to convey a fantastical world.

Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty launched on Nickelodeon in the US last month, with the series rolling on Nickelodeon’s international channels and branded blocks across over 170 countries and territories later this year.

Jetpack’s distribution rights include Canada, Latin America, Europe (excluding Italy & Russia), Australasia, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. “We are delighted to be bringing the colourful Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty to Kidscreen,” remarked CEO Dominic Gardiner.

“It’s a mash-up world where endless adventures and exploration await. This show boldly combines the greatest loves of our kids’ lives right now! Plus, it teaches them to believe in themselves and embrace their individuality.”

Added Randy Shoemaker, Funrise’s senior vice president of marketing, says: “We are excited to work with Jetpack to expand Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty to even more kids around the world. RBUK truly resonates with kids as it’s the perfect blend of comedic adventure and spirited characters in a magical mashup world. Jetpack’s understanding of kids, their deep industry experience and their enthusiasm for RBUK make them a great partner.