Friday, January 01, 2010

Disney to buy Chinese Cartoon Company?

There are so many talents waiting to be spotted in China... and yet they are flooding the immigration customs of Singapore, dying to defect and convert to become a Singaporean citizen.


Ever heard of a Chinese domestic made cartoon called The Pleasant Goat and the Big Big Wolf (喜羊羊與灰太郎)? It’s a children’s cartoon series created by a local Chinese company and has over 590 episodes, broadcasted by 65 TV stations since its first appearance in 2005. To many Chinese, this cartoon represents a kind of Chinese nationalism and culture as it was developed purely by a domestic company... and it’s the only domestic cartoon brand that is sizable enough to compete against Walt Disney cartoon products in China. Now there is a rumor that Walt Disney wants to buy “The Pleasant Goat and the Big Big Wolf”.

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