Trollhunters: The tales of Arcadia
|Original title: Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
Characters: James "Jim" Lake Jr. / Troll Hunter, Tobias "Toby" Domzalski, Claire Nu ez, Blinkous "Blinky" Galadrigal, Aarghaumont "AAARRRGGHH !!!, Kanjigar, Merlin
Author: Guillermo del Toro
Production: DreamWorks Animations
Country: United States
Year: December 23, 2016
Broadcast in Italy: 23 December 2016
Gender: Adventure, fantasy
Recommended age: Children from 6 to 12 years old
Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia in the American original) is an American 3D fantasy animated series created for Netflix by Guillermo del Toro and produced by DreamWorks Animation and Double Dare You Productions. The story tells the adventures of James Lake Jr., a teenage boy who finds a mysterious amulet and finds himself in a secret realm inhabited by trolls and other magical creatures. Soon after, he and his friends are tasked with protecting our world from the dangerous monsters lurking in the shadows of their small suburban town.
The first season was streamed worldwide on Netflix on 23 December 2016. The second season premiered on 15 December 2017 and the third and final season premiered on 25 May 2018 . Currently it is broadcast on channel K2 at 22,50
Since its release, Trollhunters has been widely praised as a top-tier animated series, with Filmink's Traink Johnson calling it "... the best children's animation to watch. Avatar - The legend of Aang". The series was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2017, winning more than any other animated or live-action television show related to that year. In its first two seasons, it also received several nominations for Annie Awards, Kidscreen. Awards and a Saturn Award The animated series has also spawned several original children's books and was adapted for a series of graphic novels by Marc Guggenheim and Richard Hamilton, published by Dark Horse.
Following the success of the series, Guillermo del Toro announced that Trollhunters would be the first chapter of a trilogy of television series titled Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia. The story continued in a later sci-fi series entitled 3 among us: The stories of Arcadia, and the trilogy will conclude in the latest fantasy series titled
After being dubbed the first human Trollhunter, James "Jim" Lake Jr., despite his will, begins to lead a double life with his best friend Tobias "Toby" Domzalski at his side, along with their troll helpers Blinky and AAARRRGGHH !!!. Jim faces hostility and obstacles not only from other trolls but also from other humans during school time. Jim and Toby's adventures come to a halt when Claire Nuez is dragged into life, kicking and screaming.
Trollhunters characters: The tales of Arcadia
James "Jim" Lake Jr. / Trollhunter, is despite himself the first human Trollhunter to grapple with the problem of leading a double life. He has a knack for cooking and sword fighting, and he cares deeply for his mother and friends.
Tobias "Toby" Domzalski, Jim's best friend and confidant. Despite being fearful and clumsy, he fully embraces the secret world of trolls and helps Jim in his research. His favorite weapon is a warhammer.
Claire Nu ez she is Jim's girlfriend. A gritty, kind, cheerful, sarcastic, curious and intelligent girl who loves books and is a talented artist and gymnast. Gets the Shadowstaff, a device capable of creating portals activated by the user's emotions.
Walter Strickler is Jim's history teacher who is actually a Troll Changeling. When Jim discovers his true identity, the two become bitter enemies. However, he remains affable towards Jim and retains his appearance as a kind professor.
Blinky "Blinky" Galadrigal is the troll, Jim's wise advisor with six eyes. He is a wise and studious and generous troll, and becomes a valuable guide to Jim in the war against the evil Trolls and eventually becomes something of a father figure for Jim.
Aarghaumont "AAARRRGGHH !!!", a small and burly troll companion of Blinky who forges a deep bond with Toby. He was kidnapped by Gumm-Gumms as a child, which created problems with the use of his word. Tormented by the atrocities he committed, he left Gunmar to live a life of peace. However, he continues to fight to protect those he cares about.
Vendel, the leader of the Trollmarket. Ancient and withered troll, Vendel is initially suspicious of Jim and often has a pessimistic disposition, but shows his softer side
towards Jim in whom he places all trust. At the end of the second part, he is killed by Usurna after he is revealed to be a Gunmar infiltrator. Despite everything he manages to warn the Trollhunters of the betrayal.
the son of Gunmar. A brutal and powerful troll warrior, he is obsessed with freeing his father from the Dark Lands. He has a special contempt for the Changelings, which he considers "unclean", putting him at odds with Strickler and other Changelings seeking to free Gunmar. He is killed by Jim in the first half of season 1, but later makes appearances in the season 1 episode.
Barbara Lake she is Jim's protective, overworked mother. Her husband left the family when Jim was five. Her work as a doctor takes her out of the house very often, which allows Jim to pursue his duties as a Trollhunter.
Images Trollhunters: The tales of Arcadia, the animated series