LEGO introduces latest Monkie Kid theme with all-new animated series and play sets

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LEGO Monkie Kid is the first ever LEGO theme to be inspired by a Chinese legend and is rooted firmly in the country’s culture and values. 

The LEGO Group has announced the launch of its newest theme, LEGO Monkie Kid, which sees the legend of Monkey King from the classic tale, Journey to the West re-imagined in an animated mini movie and TV series, as well as in eight exciting play sets.

LEGO Monkie Kid
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Paying tribute to stories known and admired by so many children and parents in China and Asia, this latest LEGO play theme brings new life to the iconic 500-year-old fable and provides a common ground for children, parents and grandparents to build and play together.

The tale begins when an ordinary boy, Monkie Kid, finds Monkey King’s legendary staff and he becomes the chosen one. Together with his brave and loyal friends, Monkie Kid begins his quest to stop the Demon Bull King and his army of Bull Clones from taking over the city.

With a modern Chinese twist, LEGO Monkie Kid also celebrates bravery and friendship and lets children engage in great building experiences whilst helping them develop their imagination and creativity. 

Click here to watch the official trailer of this animated TV series. 

Play Sets and Monkie Kid TV

LEGO Monkie Kid will launch worldwide on 16 May 2020 on, in LEGO Brand Retail Stores, LEGO Certified Stores, LEGOLAND and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers with early access for Singapore from 15 May 2020 in LEGO Certified Stores only.

Local broadcasting station Mediacorp will also be airing the Monkie Kid TV animated content on Channel 5 and Channel 8 this year.

And here's a look at the eight LEGO play sets:

1) 80006 White Dragon Horse Bike
White Dragon Horse Bike

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2) 80007 Iron Bull Tank
80007 Iron Bull Tank

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3) 80008 Monkie Kid's Cloud Jet
80008 Monkie Kid's Cloud Jet

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4) 80009 Pigsy's Food Truck
80009 Pigsy's Food Truck

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5) 80010 Demon Bull King
80010 Demon Bull King

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6) 80011 Red Son's Inferno Truck
80011 Red Son's Inferno Truck

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7) 80012 Monkey King Warrior Mech
80012 Monkey King Warrior Mech

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8) 80013 Monkie Kid's Team Secret HQ
80013 Monkie Kid's Team Secret HQ

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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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