Italian animation shop Gruppo Alcuni, the studio behind toons such as Pet Pals, Symo and Rose and Leonardo, has found a new home for its action adventure toon SLASH:// on Al Jazeera’s Children’s Channel. The 26 X 20 series has also been sold to RTP, Canal Panda, Klub 100 and NOGA.
Aimed at 7-to 12-year-olds, SLASH:// follows the adventures of five kids from around the world who can physically travel through the Internet using a magical stone. Their fun is usually foiled by the evil Cobra who is intent on stealing and destroying some of the most important works of art on the planet. Exploring different themes in art, music, technology and nature, the show offers young viewers a window to the world, with episodes set in Florence, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon, London and Los Angeles.