Parents' Guide to

Hello Ninja

By Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Knee-high ninja kids save the day, learn valuable lessons.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 3+

Daughter loves it! Healthy dose of imagination.

I love that there’s a good story each time that reminds me of the adventure shows I watched as a kid but these are very age appropriate for older toddlers and preschoolers.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 4+

A poor model for gender roles

The girl character asks questions and the boy answers them. The girl is worried about problems and the boy solves them. The girl makes bad suggestions and the boy corrects her. The boy is praised by other characters while the girl is on the periphery. As a father I don’t want my daughter or son to have these messages reinforced. If you like the show I recommend PJ Masks instead. Better all around, including treatment of gender roles.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Though the animation is nothing special, it's pleasant enough, and young viewers are likely to dig the hyper-colorful, not-too-long episodes for their sweet humor and imaginative storylines. Hello Ninja sets up Wesley's grandmother, Baa Chan, as a major influence on the kids. It's refreshing to see an older female character portrayed as not only wise, but also active and vital. Baa Chan is often the person introducing the life lessons they'll learn -- like patience and honesty -- when the team enters the "ninja realm," and she is cleverly represented there by a vibrantly-hued dragon named Kuma. Hello Ninja is a sure bet for fans of similar action-oriented shows with a message, such as PJ Masks.

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