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Fruit Ninja lands on YouTube with animated series

Popular mobile app game, Fruit Ninja is making its way to YouTube in the form of a new 13 episode animated series.

The new series, launching on May 5th this year across YouTube and the YouTube Kids app for YouTube Red subscribers, takes inspiration from the hit app game that boasts more than one billion downloads to date.

Fruit Ninja follows the humble beginnings of four Fruit Ninjas who run a juice stand as a front for their secret ninja dojo. Fans are introduced to the four young ninjas – Seb, Niya, Peng and Ralph – who have been training to unlock the ancient secrets of Juice Jistu.

The series is produced by Halfbrick Studios, the original creator of the Fruit Ninja game, in partnership with Toonz Entertainment and Kickstart Productions.

YouTube Red is a paid membership that gives viewers an enhanced, uninterrupted experience across YouTube, YouTube Music, YouTube Gaming and YouTube Kids.

The platform is currently available in the US, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico and Korea with plans for further expansion throughout the year.

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