DIC Ent.’s revived Trollz brand comes to the small screen with a new animated feature set to make its world television debut on Saturday, Aug. 27. Disney Channel in the U.S. will air Trollz: Best Friends For Life at 2 p.m. with subsequent airdates scheduled for Sept. 3 and 29 on Toon Disney.
Trollz is a contemporary version of the world-famous spiky-haired dolls originally created by Thomas Dam in Denmark more than 50 years ago. This new teenage lifestyle brand revolves around five teenage best friends Amethyst, Onyx, Sapphire, Topaz and Rubyeach offering her own unique style in personality, color and fashion. Together, they form the "Magic of The Five," to ward off bad spells and extol the virtues of friendship and forgiveness.
This month marks the back-to-school retail launch of the Trollz lifestyle brand, which includes the first two direct-to-DVD titles from Warner Home Video, toys from Hasbro, books from Scholastic and video games by Ubisoft. In addition, a persistent online Trollz community can be found at www.trollz.com.