Pocket.watch and Sunlight Entertainment have come together to release Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure, which is looking towards a Fall/Holiday 2024 drop date. This will be the first time the Ryan’s World brand brings us a feature length film, and hopefully it won’t be the last. The film will feature the stars of Ryan’s World, playing themselves, as Ryan Kaji, Shion Kaji, Loann Kaji, Emma Kaji, and Kate Kaj join the adventure. THe story has Emma and Kate getting sucked into a mystical comic book, and Ryan has to go and save them before his parents find out. This lends itself to all sorts of adventures and battles, with some comedy in there as well.
Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure will also have a bunch of stars in the cast including Dan Rhodes, Evangeline Lomelino and Stella Wallace in this action adventure.
RYAN’S WORLD THE MOVIE: TITAN UNIVERSE ADVENTURE FROM SUNLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT AND POCKET.WATCH
The First Independent Feature Film From Pocket.watch and Sunlight Entertainment Targets Fall/Holiday 2024 Release
Sunlight Entertainment, the Kaji family owned production studio, and pocket.watch, the leading kids and family creator content and IP company, are launching the first feature film from both companies, Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure. The live action and animated film is an independent production targeting a theatrical and streaming release for Fall/Holiday 2024. This will mark the first time the popular kids brand, Ryan’s World, is in a feature length film.
In Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure, Ryan takes to the big screen for his most epic adventure yet! When his twin sisters, Emma and Kate, get sucked into a mystical comic book, Ryan has no choice but to rise up as the great big brother he is and jump in after them. Adventures, battles, and hilarious debacles ensue, as Ryan and his friends navigate the Titan Universe and bring everyone back home safely before his parents catch on.
“We’re excited to continue our successful partnership with pocket.watch and extend the beloved Ryan’s World franchise with our first feature film,” said Shion Kaji, Ryan’s father and CEO of Sunlight Entertainment. “This further opens the door for opportunities to connect with audiences in a whole new way on the big screen.”
The film features the stars of Ryan’s World, the Kaji family, playing themselves, Ryan Kaji, Shion Kaji, Loann Kaji, Emma Kaji, and Kate Kaji. While Ryan’s World content is available on over 40 platforms in 80 countries, the Ryan and Friends channel is one of the most distributed kids and family FAST channels in the U.S., and Ryan and Friends Plus is the largest independent kids and family SVOD. Ryan’s World is the favorite YouTuber for kids ages 3-9, with 56M subscribers and over 76B lifetime views across his channels.
The film also stars more of the world’s most popular kids and family pocket.watch creators, including:
● 20-year-old British magician-superstar Dan Rhodes playing himself. Dan Rhodes has 35.8M followers across TikTok and YouTube, he has garnered 17.5B views on YouTube alone and has become the most viewed magician channel of all time.
● YouTube star and comedian Evangeline Lomelino of GEM Sisters as Aiden. GEM Sisters has 1.3M subscribers on YouTube and 700M+ lifetime views across GEM channels.
● Top performing kid-favorite Stella Wallace of The Stella Show as the voice of Rylexa. The Stella Show has 1.8M subscribers on YouTube and 1B+ lifetime views.
Pocket.watch’s full creator roster includes 47 creators who have garnered 806M subscribers and over 544B views on YouTube alone.
“Ryan Kaji’s talent and the broad family appeal of Ryan’s World are a dynamic combination in this fast-paced anime action, superhero adventure,” said Albie Hecht, Chief Content Officer at pocket.watch. “Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with many super talented young stars and Ryan’s authenticity, intelligence and ability to instantly connect with audiences offer unlimited possibilities and create a strong foundation for his ever-growing success.”
Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure is produced by Sunlight Entertainment’s Shion Kaji and Loann Kaji, along with pocket.watch’s Albie Hecht, who also serves as director. The film is executive produced by pocket.watch’s Chris M. Williams. Diondra Meravi serves as supervising producer. Chase Landau and Rose Frankel from pocket.watch are co-producers. Screenplay by Rose Frankel, with story by Shion Kaji and Rose Frankel. The animation was produced by Shin-Ei Animation, the Japanese animation studio behind the popular anime series “Doraemon” and “Crayon Shinchan.”
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