Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
|Ni Hao, Kai-Lan|
|Country of origin|| United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||42 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||24 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Harringtoons Productions|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i (2008-2011)|
|Original release||February 7, 2008 –|
August 21, 2011
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan is a Canadian–American animated television series produced by Harringtoons Productions and Nickelodeon Productions. The show was based on the childhood memories of creator Karen Chau, growing up in a bicultural (Chinese-American) household. “Ni hao” means “Hello” in Mandarin, and Kai-Lan is the Chinese name Chau was given at birth, which was later anglicized to Karen. It was also based on the classic short series Downward Doghouse. The show had two different stories in each episode. The series premiered at 11AM ET/PT time on February 7, 2008 on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block in the United States.
Characters[change | change source]
Hoho is one of the main characters in the Nickelodeon animated series, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan. He is voiced by Angie Wu.
Lulu is a cute and very pretty pink rhino who has a red balloon tied to her horn that helps her fly in the sky. Her best friend is Kai-Lan and other friends. When her friends are in trouble, Lulu is the one in the group who stays calm,, remains positive, and thinks of a solution to the problem. Lulu is always seen as being there to help her friends. Lulu's home is a castle in the sky. Lulu plays the piano in Kai-Lan's music group. Her favorite fruit is the lychee. She likes balloons, tea parties, dancing, playing house and dressing up like a fairy and more. She is very nice, energetic, and sweet.
Tolee is one of the main characters in Ni Hao, Kai-Lan. He is voiced by Khamani Griffin.