Photo Credit: New Series Available in the Fall on Netflix

Skylanders is available on Netflix.  Netflix announced that a show based on the popular children’s game “Skylanders,” the first production from video game maker Activision, is now available for streaming.

Two seasons of 13 episodes each, called “Skylanders Academy,” is based on the video game, which contains the adventures of the Skylanders team, a group of heroes with special skills and unique attributes,  traveling the vast Skylands universe.  The last five years there have been millions of families all over the world have bought Skylanders.  Now the families will be able to watch this fan favorite on Netflix.

As part of the so called “toys to life” industry this series will have a profound  impact on the  game sales and boost revenue for other merchandise,  similar to Pokemon and Penguins of Madagascar.


On Netflix, the show will focus on heroes teaching the next wave of academy cadets how to do things the “Skylander way,” and will feature big-name talents like Ashley Tisdale and Susan Sarandon.  With characters such as Drobot, Pop Fizz, Jet Vac and Bash,  the Skylander games are fun for all ages from 5-75.  It will be exciting to have these characters not only come to life (because that is what they do in the game) but to have more story telling with the characters.  Finding out more facts, history and personalities of each Skylander.

 

 

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