New Delhi: Discovery Kids brings the world famous Pac-manfranchise to the Indian television screen withits new series Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures. With multiple manifestations from video games to animation hero on television, Pac-man became a legendary character and won millions of hearts across the world in the last three decades. The 26 episode series premiers on December 20 and will air every day at 4 PM on Discovery Kids.
Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures will immerse children in an incredibleworld of adventureas Pac-man; an arcadeicon is on a mission to save his homeland from the evils of the ghost Betrayus. Pac-manand his loyal crew will prove their bravery as they fight for goodness and peace. Presented through remarkable animation, Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures is set to catch the imagination of kids with interesting elements of suspense and adventure.
Rahul Johri, Senior VP and General Manager – South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan-Regional Ad Sales and Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific,said, “We are delighted to add another global animation franchise to Discovery Kids programming. This follows the success of Tintin, Maya the Bee and Transformers Prime. The adventurous Pac-man brings tons of thrilland laughter for children and is sure to become their favourite character on television.”
In the series, Pac-man along with his closest pals wants to make the world a better place but he happens to make a crazy mistake by accidentally opening the portal to the Netherworld and unleashing an army of ghosts led by Lord Betrayus.
With the help of the power berries from the ancient Tree Of Life, Pac-man fights with the army of ghosts but unfortunately, the army manages to steal the tree which might lead to end of the PacWorld. Will Pac-manbe able to defeat the army of ghosts? Will he be able to bring the change and save his fellow, PacWorlders?
Get to know more about the enduring characters in Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures:
Pac-man: He is a young, Pac-Worlder who likes to gobble up every piece of food he sees. He acts immature sometimes, but always gets the job done. Pac is the only Pac-Worlder who has the ability to scare and consume ghosts.
Betrayus is the ghost in the series. He’s a selfish, impatient ruler of the Netherworld.
Cylindria isPac-man’s classmate. Cylindria is a pink, gothic Pac-Worlder who supports Pac all the way.
Spiral is Pac-man’s roommate. Spiral has been best friends with Pacand always stays by his side playing games with him.
Sir Cumference is an old scientist who has been in his secret lab for ages. He is a green Pac-Worlder and he also provides Pac-World with a variety of ghostbusting weapons to help combat the ghostly menace.
President Spheros is the president of Pac-World and coach of Pac-Pong in Spheria’s flashback. He is Betrayus’ brother and a green Pac-Worlder.