For penguins, the universe is a vast expanse of icebergs. That’s the case for most cuddly penguins except one: Jasper from the captivating animated adventure of JASPER: JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE WORLD. Already widely adored by children and families in much of the world, this highly entertaining family movie, directed by Eckart Fingberg, brings to life a unique tale – full of endearing characters, positive messages and universal appeal. On March 10, 2015, Shout! Factory Kids invites families across North America to embark on an exciting voyage of discovery and frolics when JASPER: JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE WORLD DVD debuts for the first time on home entertainment shelves everywhere. A must-have for fans of all ages, this fun-filled movie is an instant classic that delivers wholesome family entertainment sure to delight kids and parents again and again. The DVD is priced at $9.99 SRP.
Down at the icy South Pole, Jasper, the curious penguin and his family live a peaceful and happy life. Unlike the rest of his companions at the South Pole, Jasper believes there is a greater world beyond the edge of the ice. He is proved right when he finds himself aboard an ocean liner in the company of the rarest of birds, the Kakapo, whose main trait is that when frightened she wells up like a balloon. Along with Emma, the captain’s daughter, Jasper becomes embroiled in a rescue mission to save the Kakapo’s eggs from the menacing Dr. Block and his sidekick Rolf.
With a gentle sense of humor and a bright, colorful animation style, JASPER: JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE WORLD is perfect penguin fun for you and your little one.
Street Date: March 10, 2014
Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 1.78 Anamorphic Widescreen