Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force

TV review by
Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force TV Poster Image
App-inspired martial arts series is silly fun for kids.

Parents say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

Kids say

No reviews yetAdd your rating

Did this review miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive, diverse representations in books, TV shows, and movies. Want to help us help them? Suggest a diversity update

We think this TV show stands out for:

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Educational Value

The show intends to entertain rather than to educate.

Positive Messages

Violence is always central to conflict resolution, but the ninjas also rely on quick thinking and creative problem-solving. Different personalities combine to form an effective team; where one member is lacking, another usually excels, and so they find solutions easier to come by when they work together. Of the foursome, only one ninja is female.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Each of the four ninjas has a dominant characteristic that defines his/her abilities and place within the group. Kids see how qualities like loyalty, determination, courage, and leadership are essential to the success of an effective team. Villains are manipulative and trick the ninjas to get what they want, but the good guys eventually get the upper hand.

Violence & Scariness

Many martial arts sequences with weapons like swords, axes, and a bo staff. Cartoon violence includes impact that should hurt or cause injury but rarely does.

Sexy Stuff

Rarely, name-calling such as "creep."


The series is inspired by the popular mobile game Fruit Ninja and shows the characters slicing and dicing fruit the way players do in the game.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force is an animated series inspired by the popular mobile game Fruit Ninja. There is much martial arts action in which weapons such as swords and axes are used, but no one is ever hurt. The only consistent victims are fruits of all shapes and sizes that are used as weapons and often sliced and diced by the ninjas and their adversaries. Aside from some mild name-calling such as "creep," there's no worrisome content, and the characters' dominant individual personality traits (courage, resourcefulness, leadership, and so on) help make them an effective team. If your kids haven't played Fruit Ninja, they may want to try it after watching.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bywafgf July 28, 2020


my child has seen to much fruit in this animated television series meant for young children. i think they should've mentioned the extreme use of F R U I T.... Continue reading

There aren't any reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

What's the story?

In FRUIT NINJA FRENZY FORCE, four kids discover an ancient dojo and teaching scrolls that they use to learn the lost art of juice-jitsu. Seb (voiced by Cole Howard), Ralph (Ian Hanlin), Peng, and Niya are quick studies in the fine art of fruit slicing, which is a good thing considering they soon find themselves battling a motley crew of villains who come knocking. They also have quirky and slightly off-kilter Sensei (Colin Murdock) in their corner, though no one ever knows when or how he will turn up to advise his four eager charges.

Is it any good?

If you thought slicing fruit with screen swipes was entertaining, you'll be surprised at how much fun the antics of fruit-themed martial arts can be in this fast-paced series. Vibrant animation, oddball characters, and bizarre villains blend well into kid-friendly entertainment, and even though the action always circles back to fighting exchanges, there's little that resembles actual violence amid the flying pineapples and swirling watermelons.

The stories themselves don't stand out among kids' shows, but parents will like the foursome's relationships and how their distinct personalities complement each other. Where Seb's leadership falls short, Peng's enthusiasm steps up to win the day. Ralph is brave but can be dim, so Niya's cleverness is a vital asset to the group. Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force is superficial and not overly imaginative, but it does have some decent examples of character traits for kids.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how teamwork helps the ninjas defeat the villains in Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force. What strength does each ninja bring to the group? Kids: Which character strengths do you think are among your best?

  • Kids: Have you played Fruit Ninja? How does it compare with other games you play on a phone or device? Can you learn anything from it? Is this show more enjoyable if you're familiar with the game?

  • What do you look for in quality entertainment? Is learning potential a factor in deciding whether a show is right for you or your kids? What rules does your family have about screen time?

TV details

Our editors recommend

For kids who love adventure

Character Strengths

Find more TV shows that help kids build character.

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

Streaming options powered by JustWatch

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality.

Learn how we rate