Winx Club creator brings mermaids to life in new Netflix series

Everything we know about the upcoming series Mermaid Magic

Mermaid Magic poster

Get ready to set sail for adventure! The mastermind behind the beloved Winx Club, Iginio Straffi, is bringing a brand-new animated series to Netflix this August. Titled Mermaid Magic, the new series promises a captivating underwater adventure filled with magic, action, and humor, perfect for viewers of all ages! Below is everything we know so far about the exciting new show.

What is Mermaid Magic about?

Set in the underwater world of Mertropia, Mermaid Magic follows the adventures of fearless Princess Merlinda and her inseparable friends Sasha and Nerissa. These warrior mermaids embark on an epic journey to the surface world to battle the wicked pirate Barbarossa, who is draining the ocean’s magic. The series has a dazzling blend of magic, action, humor, and emotion. It also shines a spotlight on crucial issues like ocean conservation, among many others.

With a high production budget and a vast pool of artistic talents, the show is set to push the boundaries of animated television shows, offering stunning visuals and an immersive underwater world.

You can watch the official teaser for Mermaid Magic below:

Mermaid Magic - Official Teaser | On Netflix - August 22

Who is the team behind Mermaid Magic?

Mermaid Magic hails from Rainbow Studios, an entertainment production company known for its exceptional animation and creative storytelling. Created and produced by Iginio Straffi, the visionary creator behind the globally renowned Winx Club, Mermaid Magic is written by acclaimed head writers Rich Burns and Nancy Cohen, who popularly worked together on the DreamWorks animated series Spirit Riding Free, together with the esteemed showrunner of Minions and Kung Fu Panda, Guy Bar’ely.

“Mermaid Magic is a show that pushes the boundaries of animation quality for TV. Every frame is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, creating a visual feast that truly brings the underwater world to life. This show is not just about stunning animation; it is about compelling storytelling. Our characters are richly developed and their journeys are both relatable and inspiring. We’ve woven a narrative that captivates audiences of all ages”, said Iginio Straffi, creator and founder of Rainbow Studios, in a press release. “Mermaid Magic is a perfect blend of breathtaking visuals and strong, emotional storytelling. We can’t wait for audiences to dive into this magical underwater adventure with our mermaid warriors”.

When will Mermaid Magic come out?

There’s no exact release date yet for Mermaid Magic, but it will be available for streaming on Netflix globally sometime in August 2024.

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