Everything Real is Magic: the Way Fantasy Patrol Universe Grows
In August 2017 tens of millions of Fantasy Patrol universe fans became very agitated by the news that CEO of Parovoz Studio Anton Smetankin told on Mayak radio. The studio began production of Fantasy Patrol based full-length version called The True Story of Koschei. The premiere is planned for 2020.
The True Story of Koschei
The action takes place in the Fantasy Patrol Universe, that turns to be much wider than the city of Myshkin. Many new characters appear, still there are some well-known characters, including our well-known girls-wizards. We can see events of the distant past and the legend about the ancient prophecy gets real again. The focus is on the love story. One crucial meeting leads to a brave voyage. The heroes must pass through many difficulties to find themselves and each other.
History of the Animated Series
The series tell about incredible and exciting adventures of four young sorceresses – Helena, Valery, Mary and Snowy. It teaches about friendship, belief in good and miracles. The Fantasy Patrol was released on Russian channels MOOLT, ANI and Tlum HD in May 2016. Its viewership in Russia totals tens of millions of people. The cartoon has become one of the main hits of 2016 at Youtube service. Today the series are translated into 10 languages and keep winning hearts of foreign TV viewers in Europe and Asia.
- In 2017 Fantasy Patrol has reached the final in contest at Festival international d’animation d’Annecy in France
- Fantasy Patrol won Russian IKAR Award in Startup Nomination
- It was chosen to participate in Shanghai International TV Festival
- Fantasy Patrol won prestigious international award Cyber Sousa at Xiamen International Animation Festival in China
Books by Oleg Roy
Top Russian author and scriptwriter Oleg Roy created a book series based on the cartoon: «Beware of Domovoy», «Ice Cream Is Never Enough», «Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…», «Secret Diary of the Fantasy Patrol Agent». Plots of the books are unique and do not repeat the animated series events. Thus cartoon fans will be able to enjoy more girls adventures. The books are available at EKSMO publishing house.
Two games based on Fantasy Patrol for IOS and Android were released and the third one is about to appear.
Game creator – Moolt Interactive – notes that Fantasy Patrol game might be the only project for teenagers in Russia with the open world structure. The gamer can play for any of sorceresses and move freely around the game’s world to perform various tasks. For less than a year the game was downloaded more than one and a half million times all over the world.
Wonderful dolls-heroines from Fantasy Patrol made by manufacturer and distributor Gulliver Company appeared in Russian stores. They are presented in two collections: casual and magic.
In 2017 all-Russian casting was being held for the new band that based on images of Fantasy Patrol universe main characters. The characters brought the idea themselves – they often sing, dance and demonstrate their acting talents.
A Year and a Half
Precisely this time ago the first episode of Fantasy Patrol was released. Today this fairy world keeps growing and taking new forms, it makes happy its old fans and wins the new ones.