This article is about the television series. For the film, see Willy Wonder: The Movie.

Willy Wonder is an animated edutainment fantasy television series created by Parker Charter. It ran from June 22, 2001 to October 4, 2006 on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) through its PBS Kids programming block. The show is about the fictional character of the same name, a young magician.

The series ran for 6 seasons and 120 episodes total. On December 9, 2008, a film titled Willy Wonder: The Movie was released by PBS Cinema.

It was a joint American-El Kadsreian production between Compass Entertainment, Indigo Studios, and WNET. Voice recording took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Willy Wonder, an anthopomorphic tiger, is a young magician boy who lives in Clinton, a small town on the Atlantic coast. He uses his magic skills to get through life with his friends and family.


Main article: List of Willy Wonder episodes



Willy Wonder is based on characters fron comic strips Parker Charter created in 1996 and 1997. In 1998, Charter pitched an idea for animated series adaptation to WNET. They said the production of it would begin in 2000. Latikuu Edacra orchestrated and was behind the licensing program for the series.


Main article: List of Willy Wonder characters

Design and animation

The show was overseas animated by The SUA (Japan), Logic APC (South Korea), Soup Cup Cartoons (Japan), Destiny Film Animation (El Kadsre), Neptuno Films (Spain), Production Staff Cruz (Japan/Hong Kong), Crank Production (Japan), and Imperium (El Kadsre).

See also

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