Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong!

40 x 30'
Target:
Kids & Family
Producer:
Produced by marblemedia in association with YTV(Canada), VRAK TV(French Canada) and Disney XD(U.S.)
Language:
English/French
Production year:
2013

Summary

Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong! welcomes kids and their families to the frantic and unpredictable world of a Japanese game show. In each episode, four unsuspecting teams of two enter a world filled with zany costumes, physical gags, over-the-top stunts and a cast of extraordinary characters including Host Yoshi, Judge Masa, Shinobi and his sidekick of ninjas. Encouraged by a live Japanese studio audience, contestants face each other in three elimination rounds filled with Velcro walls, conveyor belts and giant fans. Viewers at home can enhance their experience of this zany and colourful world online with an extensive interactive website and synchronized second screen mobile app filled with hidden camera footage. Japanizi: Going, Going Gong! is an adaptation of the hit series I Survived a Japanese Game Show – created by David Sidebotham.

AWARDS:
Youth Media Alliance Award of Excellence 2015 Nominee: 9-12 Category
Shaw Rocket Prize 2014 Finalist: Youth and Family
Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards 2014 Nominee: Best Tween Series
Canadian Screen Awards 2015 Nominee: Best Cross-Platform Project
Canadian Screen Awards 2015 WINNER: Best Children's or Youth Non-Fiction Program or Series

Additional Notes

Mobile Game, Second Screen App, Interactive Website