The Amazing World of Gumball

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The Amazing World of Gumball
Genre Comedy
Format 2D computer graphics
3D computer graphics
Created by Ben Bocquelet
Directed by Mic Graves
Voices of
Composer(s) Ben Locket
Country of origin
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 167 (List of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Joanna Beresford
    (Season 1)
  • Sarah Fell
    (Season 2 – present)
Running time 11 minutes[1]
Production company(s) Cartoon Network Studios
Studio SOI
Great Marlborough Productions
(Season 3 – present)
Boulder Media (Season 1)
Dandelion Studios (Season 1)
RatPac Entertainment
Original channel Cartoon Network
Picture format 1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original run May 3, 2011 (2011-05-03)[2] – present
Age rating TV-Y7-FV
Other websites
Official website

The Amazing World of Gumball is an IrishBritish-American animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network. It was produced by Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe. It first aired on May 3, 2011.[2]

The series is about the life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year-old light blue cat. Along with his adoptive goldfish brother and best friend Darwin, he always finds himself in trouble around the city. His sister Anais is a pink rabbit. His mother, Nicole, is a cat. His father is Richard, a rabbit.

The Amazing World of Gumball is the first series to be produced by Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe. It is co-produced with Studio SOI and Great Marlborough Productions.

On June 2, 2014, Cartoon Network announced a fourth and fifth season.[3]

Characters[change | change source]

  • Gumball (Zach) Watterson is the main character. He is a blue cat. His early life was revealed in the episode "The Origins".
  • Darwin Watterson is Gumball's best friend and adoptive brother. He is an orange goldfish. His complete name is Darwin Raglan Caspian Ahab Poseidon Nicodemius Watterson III.
  • Anais Watterson is Gumball's younger sister. She is a pink rabbit.
  • Nicole Watterson is Gumball's mother. She is a blue cat. In the episode "The Choices", she meets her husband Richard. Her maiden name is Senicourt.
  • Richard Watterson is Gumball's father. He is an overweight pink rabbit.

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