Nicktoons Orders Shuriken School

French animation studio Xilam Animation recently received an order from Nicktoons for a season of ‘Shuriken School.’ The show, which is aimed at kids 6-10, will be animated entirely in France and Spain. The story surrounding a 10-year old’s first year at a Ninja school was originally conceived by Zinkia Entertainment, a design, animation and gaming company in Madrid, Spain.

The show isn’t due to hit Nicktoons until 2006, but thanks to the internet you have a few clips to whet your Flash whistle. First, there’s a teaser over on the Xilam site encoded in the Windows Media format. And there’s also three, brief, Flash-animated clips from ‘Shuriken School’ posted on the Zinka site (click on ‘motioncrew’), which leads me to believe the series is being realized in Flash. ‘Shuriken School’ looks like a well-animated show, with highly-stylized photoshop’d backgrounds. I’m lumping it into the ‘Xiaolin Showdown’ and ‘Airbender’ young-ninja show group, but it gets bonus points for being animated in Flash.

Lastly, a little snooping around the web revealed a potential animation partner who seem to be working on the series – Gallego Bros Animation.

10 Comments

  1. Anonymous February 10, 2006

    i have seen the the ad 4 it & it looks like a good show & i can’t wait to see it

  2. the dude that plays eizan April 6, 2006

    yeah, it wicked. ur totally gonna love it!

  3. Anonymous August 30, 2006

    i saw one episode and im wondering when is it gonna come on again. and i hope you leave it on nick for a long time.

  4. the dudette that loves eizan January 21, 2007

    I LOVE this show! I’m always sitting by the TV going, ‘gee, I wonder when it’s coming on again.’

  5. Anonymous March 26, 2007

    I LOOVE this show!! You will not be disapointed!

  6. Anonymous April 20, 2007

    shuriken school rocks and you will see in the episode that akuni and
    eizan will be in love!!

  7. Anonymous June 11, 2007

    i luv this show so much.. u will totally luv it..

  8. Anonymous July 30, 2007

    I hope the second more episodes come to Nicktoons soon..

  9. hi i nice to join your shuriekn school the ninja secret i want to see okuni eizan jimmy pig ami and all your ninja school i’m your new ninja teacher i will teach you how to dance

  10. Nick isn’t showing Shuriken school but jetix does.
    OMG I really love that show

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