Looks like our favorite cartoon characters Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, and Goofy have found their way to Southeast Asia!
The six-part series of animated shorts, Mickey Go Local, features the iconic gang as they explore Singapore and Malaysia and experience the two countries' rich culture, local food, traditional clothing, and popular landmarks.
It is the first time that viewers will see Mickey and friends go about the familiar setting of Southeast Asia. The show which was created with talents from Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, will teach the children values of friendship, optimism, and fun, with slapstick comedy that the whole family can enjoy.
The first episode, Master Hawker is now available on Disney Channel Asia's Youtube page. New episodes will be released every month until January 2020 on Disney Channel and its social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Each episode is about two minutes long.
Watch the first episode below:
“We are committed to creating locally appealing stories that are relevant to our fans. The Mickey Go Local animated shorts are the first time our beloved characters are seen enjoying Southeast Asia’s charms, providing heartwarming moments for kids and families,” said Amit Malhotra, Regional Lead of Emerging Markets, The Walt Disney Company. “We are excited to work with an exceptional group of local creative talent from Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines to bring the animated series to life.”
The series was created to support the second year of Singapore and Malaysia's Mickey Go Local initiative, which also includes a product line of apparel, homeware, and accessories. Fans from the two countries can also enjoy photo opportunities, interactive experiences, meet and greet sessions with Mickey and Minnie and retail areas in mall activations from August 6 to September 8 (Singapore) and August 7 to September 16.