Cartoon Network has announced today that its Emmy-winning hit animated series, Adventure Time, will be ending in 2018, with its ninth season. Content including specials, miniseries and the next seasons up until nine, will still continue to debut.
The series, created by Pendelton Ward, follows the stories of Finn the Human (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and Jake the Dog (John DiMaggio), best friends, who seemingly get up to amazing adventures while combatting evil in the Land of Ooo. Aswell as winning six Emmys, the show has also featured some celebrity guests including Andy Samberg and Neil Patrick Harris.
Since the show’s beginning in 2010, Adventure Time has received an outstanding reception and reviews from fans all over the world. Getting praise for its unique story lines and stunning art style and animation, kids and adults alike both show passion for this show.
“Adventure Time changed the definition of what a kids’ TV series could be, and it’s had a resounding impact upon popular culture around the world,” said Rob Sorcher, Chief Content Officer for Cartoon Network. “Cartoon Network Studios is proud to have brought together this group of brilliant artists and animators who helped make Adventure Time one of the most critically acclaimed TV series of a generation.”
He then went on to say “Adventure Time was a passion project for the people on the crew who poured their heart into the art and stories. We tried to put into every episode something genuine and telling from our lives, and make a show that was personal to us, and that had jokes too! I’m really happy that it connected with an audience for so long. It’s a special thing, I think.”
The ninth and final season of Adventure Time is currently in production.
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