Youneedcharacter, selected for the 2020
Startup Ontact Overseas Expansion Project, introduced its animation
Youneedcharacter is a character creation,
animation planning/production, and AR educational tool company. Founded in 2017
by CEO Song Min-soo from the company ICONIX famous for the character Pororo, it
has been actively promoting global business from the beginning.
Currently, the main animation work
CricketPang is being produced, and it is scheduled to be aired globally from
January next year. It has made and sold AR teaching tools for children's
education by using CricketPang character IP.
CricketPang animation is a comic episode
played by character friends who like Cricket, which is popular in England,
India, and South Africa. In addition to the countries where crickets are
popular, it is an educational animation that contains everyday stories and can be
screened globally in China, Southeast Asia, and Europe.
The company staff said, "We participated in
the 2020 Startup Ontact Overseas Expansion Project to promote CricketPang
animation and children's educational products. We want to find an overseas business
2020 Startup Ontact Overseas Expansion Project is a program designed to enable startups in the province that have become stagnant due to COVID-19 to pioneer overseas markets by ontact, Active support is being made through business cooperation between the Gyeonggi Contents Agency Pangyo G-HUB specializing in supporting content startups and KOTRA with its connection to overseas buyers, investors, and infrastructure.