The aim of "Masha and the Bear" series is simple and urgent at the same time — the series tries to introduce eternal truths to a child in a clear and entertaining way, to present the world in its diversity and to reveal positive features of any situation. The series also tries to explain the logic of actions in various difficult situations and helps to struggle with your own weak points in an unobtrusive way.

Masha and the Bear - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Russian

Status: Running

Runtime: 7 minutes

Premier: 2009-05-01

Masha and the Bear - Masha and the Bear - Netflix

Masha and the Bear (Russian: Ма́ша и Медве́дь, translit. Masha i Medved Russian pronunciation: [ˈmaʂə i mʲɪdˈvetʲ]) is a Russian animated television series created by Oleg Kuzovkov and produced by Animaccord Animation Studio (Moscow, the Russian Federation), loosely based on the oral children's folk story of the same name. The show focuses on the adventures of a little girl named Masha and a fatherly bear that always keeps her from disasters. The first episode was released in 2009. The series has been translated into 25 languages and was broadcast in more than 100 countries. The series was released on Netflix and through NBCUniversal. Many of the episodes have been successful on YouTube. In particular, the Russian-language version of the episode “Маша плюс каша” (“Recipe for Disaster”) has more than 3.1 billion views, making it the site's fourth most viewed video of all time, and the most viewed video on YouTube that is not a music video. The remaining top ten most viewed Masha and the Bear videos are: “Bon Appétit”, with over 1.1 billion views; “Laundry Day”, with over 970 million views; “La Dolce Vita”, with over 710 million views; “The Foundling”, with over 700 million views; “Hocus-Pocus”, with over 580 million views; “One, Two, Three! Light the Christmas Tree!”, with over 500 million views; “Two Much”, with over 470 million views; “Little Cousin”, with over 440 million views; and “Home-Grown Ninjas”, with over 340 million views. Masha and the Bear is the only non-music artist to have two videos exceeding a billion views. The show consists of three full seasons, with 26 episodes each. The first thirteen episodes of the fourth season have been launched already. For the first season in English, Elsie Fisher—the voice of Agnes, the youngest of the three girls in the Despicable Me films—was chosen to dub the voice of Masha. In 2015 the Slovak company COMUNIQUE acquired a license to create an ice show based on Masha and the Bear stories called Masha and the Bear on Ice. The show was presented for the first time on October 3, 2015, in Košice, Slovakia, and has also been performed in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, the United Arab Emirates and Estonia.

Masha and the Bear - The Black Bear - Netflix

A Himalayan Black Bear, who is Bear's worst enemy and Bear's chief rival for the attentions of the She-Bear. The Black Bear has an arrogant and unsportsmanlike personality, cheating to win against Masha in a tennis game, and laughing at her when she grows gigantic. Bear's biggest fear is if Black bear and she bear marry which is shown in Game Over when bear imagines what will happen if he Plays games his whole life

Masha and the Bear - References - Netflix