Ni Hao, Kai-Lan

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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
GenreAnimated series
Country of origin United States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes42 (list of episodes)
Production location(s)California
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Harringtoons Productions
Nickelodeon Productions
Picture formatHDTV 1080i (2008-2011)
Original releaseFebruary 7, 2008 (2008-02-07) –
August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21)
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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.

Rintoo is one of the main characters in the Nickelodeon series, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan. He is voiced by Jack Samson.

Tolee is one of the main characters in Ni Hao, Kai-Lan. He is voiced by Khamani Griffin.