Dragons: Only Finding One than The Nine Realms

This series synopsis says this latest is a continuation of HTTYD. There are a few nods, but I’m fairly sure none of the heroes here are reincarnations of Hiccup and crew.

Dragons: The Nine Realms (TV Series 2021– ) - IMDbAvailable on Hulu

When DreamWorks bought the media rights to Cassandra Cowell‘s How to Train Your Dragon, nobody realised how much of a success it would be. That book and cinematic series about a gangly hero who becomes best friends with a rare dragon is technically over, and the studio is continuing the saga as Dragons, which looks at other humans becoming a rider.

Rescue Riders is a pre-school non-canonical oriented version where each episode essentially teaches kids a solid core of values. It’s not a series for everyone. The Nine Realms is a modern-day take geared for the tween crowd. The latter is a decent watch as it puts the story in the present day. A comet crashed on Earth and created a fissure. Scientists are curious about what it has opened, and it’s literally a “Hidden World.”

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A Homecoming is Happening with How to Train Your Dragon on December 3rd!

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By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

DVD Release Dec 3rd
NBC Broadcast Dec 14th, 2019

After Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States of America, a “homecoming” is set for How to Train Your Dragon fans. I’ll be headed to my local Walmart to buy the Bluray and hope there’ll be more than just this animated short. On Amazon, apparently only the DVD release is available.

To see Astrid, Toothless and gang continue to celebrate the yuletide season can mean anything for this aspect of the franchise. This work looks like it’ll reflect upon those wonderful memories in lest we forget. It’s safe to assume the team will get together again.

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Dragons: Rescue Riders, a Rescue Bots Academy Clone?

null 6By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

DreamWorks and Netflix are not fully putting the How to Train Your Dragon franchise to rest. Rescue Riders is a side story where two new protagonists deal with saving humans and dragons from normal problems and come out as better individuals. This show and Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy share a similar DNA. The goal is to offer non-violent conflict resolution and teach the value of teamwork over individualism.

Here, Dak (Nicolas Cantu) and Leila (Brennley Brown), show how a blended society can be at peace. They have to face acceptance in the village of Huttsgalor. Despite Magnus Finke (Brad Grusnick) thinking humans and dragons living together cannot work, this crank is just an individual whose voice is heard and thankfully not heeded upon.

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Unearthing the Details of HTTYD: Hidden World’s Home Video Release

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By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

Releases May 21, 2019

The future is wide open for where the How to Train your Dragon saga will go next. Astrid Hofferson confirms it in her recap of the saga in 60 seconds in the home video release of Hidden World. There’s no need to cry, as there are fans who are not ready to part ways yet. While Hiccup and Toothless’ story is over, other stories can continue on, especially when considering this film reveals the next generation.

This release also offers some behind-the-scenes moments and discusses the emotional journey the cast and crew went through in the past ten years. Most of the artwork presented in this disc can also be found in Dark Horse Comics’ Art of Hidden Worldir?t=wiupgeatthmo 20&l=am2&o=1&a=150670977X book. The only difference is in how much material is available from these 5 to 8 min featurettes versus a 175-page book.

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How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Home Video & AR Game Release Revealed

null 11Nearly ten years after the first movie wowed audiences around the world, Hiccup and Toothless are back. How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World concludes the trilogy and it’s slowly making its way out of theatres and into home video. The best is being saved for last as this physical release comes with a bevvy of extras! The release is coming to Digital on May 7, 2019, and to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray™, DVD, and On Demand May 21, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The physical release features over an hour of exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus content including an alternate opening, two DreamWorks animated shorts, deleted scenes and more.

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