Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville
|Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville|
|Genre||Animated series, Magical Girl, Animals|
|Created by||Francesco Balletta, Valerio Cilio, Simona Lombardi|
|Written by||Francesco Balletta, Valerio Cilio, Simona Lombardi|
|Directed by||Orlando Corradi|
|Opening theme||The Friendship Song|
|Ending theme||My Little Puppy|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||52 (list of episodes)|
MEG Entertainment Group
|Distributor||Turner Broadcasting System|
|Original network||Boomerang, Italia 1|
|Original release||25 October 2010 – 19 December 2011|
Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville (Italian: Cuccioli Cerca Amici, loosely, Puppies Searching for Friends) is an Italian animated TV series based on the toyline of the same name, which is a part of the larger "In My Pocket" franchise. It features tiny puppy adventures as Flo (Kate/Katie in the English dub) and Magic must help the puppies of Pocketville make their way to children in the real world and try to get Princess Ami (Ava in the English dub), who was beamed to the real world by her sister, Ima (Eva), back into Pocketville. It is produced by Giochi Preziosi, MEG Entertainment Group, and Mondo TV, and distributed worldwide by Turner Broadcasting System. The series aired on Italia 1 in Italy from 2010 to 2011, and aired on Boomerang in the United States from January 2, 2012 to December 31, 2012.
- Kate (Flo in the Italian version): Kate is a ten-year-old girl. Her clothes change whenever she and Magic go back and forth from Pocketville to the big city. With the Friendship Heart, she is able to understand animals. By the finale, her pure heart allows Princess Ava to transform the Friendship Heart and the Magic Fountain so that she and Magic can visit Pocket Kingdom anytime they want. Voiced by Stephanie Sheh in the English version and by Katie McGovern in the Italian version.
- Magic: Katie's German Shepherd puppy, his original name was Oristolfo. Voiced by Mark Hanna.
- Princess Ami (Ava): A Siamese kitten who is ruler of Pocketville. By the finale, Princess Ami returns to Pocket Kingdom, thanks to Katie and Magic. According to the Petbuster, Princess Ami is a feles aulicus. Voiced by Prudence Alcott.
- Royal Guards: A team of two puppies and two kittens who serve Princess Ami, and help Katie and Magic against Ima and her minions. Each are trained by a lamb named Steel Wool.
- William: A Golden Retriever puppy who appears to be the leader of the Royal Guards. Voiced by Sam Gold.
- Ciro (Danny): An Neapolitan Mastiff puppy who is a member of the Royal Guards. Mostly serves as comic relief. Voiced by Richard Epcar.
- Balloon: A white and gray tabby kitten who is a member of the Royal Guards. Usually sometimes able to find magic drops. Voiced by Haviland Stillwell.
- Mela: A calico kitten who is a member of the Royal Guards. Voiced by Katie Leigh.
- Winged Guards: A team of bald eagles who serve as aerial recons for Pocket Kingdom.
- Evershell: A wise turtle, he helps Katie, Magic and the Royal Guards through the various riddles he tells them. A distant relative of his, Slowpoke, was one of the many animals Kate and Magic help a girl gain a new pet.
- Spot (Wallace): A stray Schnoodle pup with a Scottish accent who helps Princess Ami in the streets. By the finale, Princess Ami offers Spot a place in the Royal Guards, but he declines. Voiced by Phil Lollar.
- Koty: A chatterbox koala who serves as secretary responsible for the kingdom's hall of records.
- Holiday: A rooster who gives Princess Ami a new collar new the finale.
- Peter: Katie's father.
- Maria: Katie's mother. For most of the season, she is working elsewhere.
- Ima (Eva): Siamese. Princess Ami's evil sister who wants to rule Pocketville. She tries to steal the friendship heart from Katie. Her hideout is the Always Gray Swamp. Voiced by Reba West.
- Zull and Gort: Rottweiler and pit bull, respectively. Two puppies who serve as Ima's underlings. True to their role, they are none too bright and often mess up. Zull is voiced by Richard Epcar, and Gort is voiced by Aaron Albertus.
- Krakia: A crow who serves as Ima's aerial recon. Through the Unfriendliness Ritual, Krakia is able to go to the Big City. Voiced by Katherine Wilson.
- Durillia: A female crocodile. She is said by Ima to be the villains' answer to Evershell. It is Durillia who explains to Ima about the Unfriendliness Ritual, which is held in the Valley of No One.
- The Petbuster: The main human antagonist, he is described by Wallace as the meanest human of all. He captures pets and illegally resells them in auctions. In the finale, he captures Ima in place of Ami, claiming that while not what he was looking for she will do.
- Friendship Ceremony
- The Unexpected Guest
- Evershell the Wise
- Going Home
- A Great Responsibility, Part 1
- A Great Responsibility, Part 2
- Crest of a Wave
- Don't Be Afraid
- Food for Thought
- New Friends, Part 1
- New Friends, Part 2
- Patience, Part 1
- Patience, Part 2
- Believe in Yourself, Part 1
- Believe in Yourself, Part 2
- Eyes Peeled, Part 1
- Eyes Peeled, Part 2
- The Search, Part 1
- The Search, Part 2
- The Bargain, Part 1
- The Bargain, Part 2
- Nearly, Part 1
- Nearly, Part 2
- A Bad Fall, Part 1
- A Bad Fall, Part 2
- Katie's Birthday, Part 1
- Katie's Birthday, Part 2
- The Pet Buster, Part 1
- The Pet Buster, Part 2
- Juno, Part 1
- Juno, Part 2
- White as a Sheet, Part 1
- White as a Sheet, Part 2
- Friendship Is a Treasure, Part 1
- Friendship Is a Treasure, Part 2
- Sweet Dreams, Part 1
- Sweet Dreams, Part 2
- Good Manners, Part 1
- Good Manners, Part 2
- Operation Princess, Part 1
- Operation Princess, Part 2
- Lost Property, Part 1
- Lost Property, Part 2
- Freedom, Part 1
- Freedom, Part 2
- The Gift, Part 1
- The Gift, Part 2
- The Final Game, Part 1
- The Final Game, Part 2
- The Homecoming, Part 1
- The Homecoming, Part 2
- The complete series was released over eight DVD volumes by Visual Entertainment Group in Australia.
- The first volume has been released by Entertainment One Music in the USA on 10 September 2013.
- The complete series was released over eight DVD volumes by Viva Entertainment In the Middle East (Arabic/English) Audio Tracks.
- The complete series was released over eight DVD volumes by TIGA Entertainment in Thailand.
- The complete series was released over eight DVD volumes by Medusa Video in Italy.