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Hotel Transylvania: The Series

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fast-paced, funny, and just spooky enough for young kids.

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Great adition to the saga

Exploring a little background into what happened before the events of the movies. If you are unfamiliar with the movies, do not worry, you do not need to know the movies to enjoy the series as it is its own thing with little to no references to the movies. Little meaning Dracula's overprotective perdonality, Mavis's adventurous attitude, simple stuf like that. Tremendous animation style, enjoyable goofynessthat even adults might enjoy. Fun and entertaining, not jaring at alland since it does not have huge overarching plots, you can get into the series at any moment, wether you enjoy the movies or not, the series is without a doupt amazing. It may have some inconsistencies with the first movie because Mavis according to the movies never meat humans before the movie and the show has her interacting with some, but no big damage and it can be explained in ways that make sence. So What are you waiting for?

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Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (6):

The endearing tale of Dracula's teenage daughter continues (or rather starts, as it's a prequel to the movies) in this lighthearted series that's consistently entertaining. That Mavis is impulsive and naïve makes sense, given that she's younger than she first appeared in Hotel Transylvania, and even more prone to hair-brained ideas and impossible predicaments. Again, the story's friendly and comical monsters are a fun choice for kids who are in between innocuous cartoons and actual scares.

Hotel Transylvania: The Series has a frantic pace and constant action that wear after a while, and the animation style is a little lackluster after the style of the movies. Kids won't care, though, as they'll be far too caught up in the fun of it all. As for content, Aunt Lydia's recurring self-combustion is as violent as things get, so there's no cause for concern for most kids.

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