The Fantasy Patrol series wins the Top Heroes prize
The winners of the Top Heroes prize 2018 were announced in Moscow on 1 September 2018. The Fantasy Patrol series has become a winner in the category Best Russian Animated Series. We recall that the series has already been awarded earlier in 2018: it got four Multimir prizes and the Golden Mouse prize — the main award of Myshkin town for promotion and improving of its touristic status.
The Top Heroes prize was awarded for the first time in 2017 having identified the best children’s projects and the top children’s heroes in 2017. Several tens of thousands of kids from all over Russia took part in the voting. About a thousand of celebrities from show business, pop artists, actors, and filmmakers with their children attended the ceremony, and nearly two and a half of millions of people watched the TV version of it.
History of the Animated Series
The series tell about incredible and exciting adventures of four young sorceresses – Helena, Valery, Mary and Snowy. It teaches about friendship, belief in good and miracles. The Fantasy Patrol was released on Russian channels MOOLT, ANI and Tlum HD in May 2016. Its viewership in Russia totals tens of millions of people. The cartoon has become one of the main hits of 2016 at Youtube service. Today the series are translated into 10 languages and keep winning hearts of foreign TV viewers in Europe and Asia.
- In 2017 Fantasy Patrol has reached the final in contest at Festival international d’animation d’Annecy in France
- Fantasy Patrol won Russian IKAR Award in Startup Nomination
- It was chosen to participate in Shanghai International TV Festival
- Fantasy Patrol won prestigious international award Cyber Sousa at Xiamen International Animation Festival in China
Books by Oleg Roy
Top Russian author and scriptwriter Oleg Roy created a book series based on the cartoon: «Beware of Domovoy», «Ice Cream Is Never Enough», «Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…», «Secret Diary of the Fantasy Patrol Agent». Plots of the books are unique and do not repeat the animated series events. Thus cartoon fans will be able to enjoy more girls adventures. The books are available at EKSMO publishing house.
Two games based on Fantasy Patrol for IOS and Android were released and the third one is about to appear.
Game creator – Moolt Interactive – notes that Fantasy Patrol game might be the only project for teenagers in Russia with the open world structure. The gamer can play for any of sorceresses and move freely around the game’s world to perform various tasks. For less than a year the game was downloaded more than one and a half million times all over the world.
Wonderful dolls-heroines from Fantasy Patrol made by manufacturer and distributor Gulliver Company appeared in Russian stores. They are presented in two collections: casual and magic.
In 2017 all-Russian casting was being held for the new band that based on images of Fantasy Patrol universe main characters. The characters brought the idea themselves – they often sing, dance and demonstrate their acting talents.