Gummibär and Friends: The Gummy Bear Show to Premiere on YouTube Friday, June 24th

June 22, 2016 at 8:00 am / by

Gummybear International Inc. has announced the premiere of a brand new animated web series starring their singing and dancing gummy bear character – Gummibär. “Gummibär and Friends: The Gummy Bear Show” will feature 39 episodes and will air exclusively on YouTube including the YouTube Kids App. Each seven minute episode will follow the adventures of Gummibär along with his friends Kala the Cat and Harry the Chameleon as they get themselves into and out of silly situations. The first episode, “Spooktacular”, will premiere on the Official Gummibär YouTube channel this Friday, June 24th at 3:00 am EST/12:00 am PST. The series has been produced by Toonz Animation and Gummybear International Inc.

Toonz Animation, a division of Toonz Entertainment, will be animating the series in collaboration with Gummybear International Inc. The new Gummibär cartoon series will be the next step in establishing Gummibär as an all-encompassing 360 brand, with plans to further expand with merchandising, licensing, and feature-length films.

Jurgen Korduletsch, the president of Gummybear International, commented: “We’re excited to have found in Toonz an enthusiastic and motivated partner for the further development of our Gummibär. We’re looking forward to working with a company that clearly shares our vision to introduce our YouTube star to an even bigger audience by creating new content for traditional media platforms.”

“Gummibär and Friends: The Gummy Bear Show” premieres on The Official Gummibär YouTube Channel located at

About Gummibär :
The first Gummibär videos were posted on the internet in 2006 and since then the character has gone on to become one of the most successful animated characters on the internet ever with well over 6 billion video views across the YouTube platform. The character’s music has been released in over 40 different countries and in over 27 different languages. He has his own animated Christmas special as well as a growing line of character merchandise. For more information about Gummibär, visit his website at

About Gummybear International:
Gummybear International is engaged in the creation, development, and branding of animated entertainment properties, as well as musical content based on and produced for such properties. It markets and sells recorded musical and video products in various physical formats, such as compact discs and DVDs, and digital formats, such as downloads and ringtones, through a worldwide network of established distributors and licensees. The company’s music publishing segment owns and acquires rights to musical compositions, markets these compositions, and receives royalties or fees for their use. It also is actively developing mobile and computer based games and exploiting merchandising rights for its brands in cooperation with a variety of licensing partners. GBI is working on a number of film and TV projects. The company is headquartered in New Jersey. For more information, visit the Gummybear International website at


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