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Noonbory and the Super Seven
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English title screen
Genre Children's
CGI animated cartoon
Created by Wook Jung
Sung-Wook Jang
Developed by Wook Jung
Sung-Wook Jang
Directed by Giltae Kim
Laura Shepherd
Starring Brent Hirose
Margaux Miller
Jacqui Fox
Jade Repeta
Markian Tarasiuk
Trevor Toffan
Reegan McCheyne
Opening theme "Noonbory and the Super Seven" (Voodoo Highway Music & Post Inc)
Ending theme "Noonbory and the Super Seven" (Voodoo Highway Music & Post Inc – instrumental)
Country of origin Canada
South Korea
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) Wook Jung
Hyun Dong Ahn
Wook-Ho Ham
Bul-kyung Kim
Michael Hirsh
Toper Taylor
Pamela Slavin
John Vandervelde
Producer(s) Chun-Woo Lee
Wolf Kim
Changki Lee
Jennifer Picherack
Running time Approx. 28 minutes
Production company(s) Daewon Media
Cookie Jar Entertainment
Release
Original network Canada
Knowledge
Access TV
BBC Kids
SCN
South Korea
EBS
Picture format ATSC
Audio format Stereo
Original release September 19 (2009-09-19) – December 12, 2009 (2009-12-12)

Noonbory and the Super Seven (Hangul: 눈보리; RR: Nunbori) is a Canadian-South Korean animated television series that is co-produced by Daewon Media and Cookie Jar Entertainment in association with Knowledge, Access TV, BBC Kids, and SCN. It aired in the U.S. on August 15, 2009 (pilot) and September 19, 2009 (series) on CBS' KEWLopolis in August, and on CBS' Cookie Jar TV in September. It airs on BBC Kids in Canada and on EBS in South Korea. It also airs in Spanish in the United States on Sorpresa and UltraKidz.

Summary

The pilot episode aired on KEWLopolis on CBS on August 15, 2009. It premiered on Cookie Jar TV on CBS on September 19, 2009. The first "o" on the "Noonbory and the Super 7" title is edited to look like Noonbory's face – indicating that he is the leader of the "Super Bory" pack. This show has a narrator who enhances the educational aspect of the show. Educational concepts taught in the show includes basic science components, teamwork, social skills, and memory.

Each of the seven superheroes are based on the five physical senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, and hear) in addition to the two mental senses (nonsense and common sense). Noonbory (the main character) is considered to have the ability for common sense. The settings include the four seasons (winter, spring, summer, and autumn) that make up the Technicolor world of Toobalooba. All the characters that are on the same side as the protagonists have the suffix -bory in their name while all the villains have the suffix -gury in their name. Instead of saying the word "everybody," people in the cartoon use the made-up word "everybory" instead (while occasionally saying "everybory and everygury").

The cast of villains include Wangury and his band of Bullygury pirates (Mungury and Taegury), a selfish girl named Rosygury, and an abominable snowman named Coldygury that can throw snowballs from his hat when he is angry at "somebory" or "somegury." Other characters including in the television show are the Beebees, Bakerbory, Doctorbory, Farmerbory, Babysitterbory, and the singing flowers. The series finale aired on CBS during the weekend of December 12–13, 2009. The Borys and Gurys celebrate Christmas in "Kiki's Gift" and "Santa's Cave".

Show concepts

Borys and Gurys

  • Everything has a black-and-white mentality to it; there is no neutral group (Bory or Gury) to counteract the lawful good nature of the Bory people or the chaotic evil of the Gury people.
    • Any character with a suffix of "Bory" is a good guy while anyone with a suffix of "Gury" is a bad guy. While this sounds simple and childish, that is how things are dealt with in Toobalooba.
    • A "Bory" can never become a "Gury" by doing an especially heinous deed (to counteract his good nature) and a "Gury" can never become a "Bory" by doing an exceptionally good deed (to counteract his evil nature).
  • Although rarely seen, Borys and Gurys can co-exist with each other when the need arrives.
    • Doctorbory comes to give Coldygury some orders to rest when he was infected with Singeritis. The "disease" was spread from Coldygury to Lukybory and to Wangury and Cozybory before being contained.
    • In a previous episode, the Ghostygurys have also helped Noonbory and his friends defeat the plans of Wangury and his henchmen.
    • Rosygury has enlisted the help of Kikibory by pretending to be a Bory in distress. Using Kikibory, she has managed to steal valuables that belong to various members of the Bory tribe.
  • However, Wangury never seeks of help of any Bory because he wants to conquer Toobalooba. He even makes enemies of the other Gurys (on a temporary basis) when they become nice to the Borys.
    • For example, Wangury steals Coldygury's sled when he wants to have a sled race with the Borys. At first, Coldygury was furious at the Borys for not having his sled and attacked them with snowballs. Wangury turned out to be the culprit near the end of the episode.
  • Mamby is the only "Bory" that cannot speak, but can whistle and transform into just about anything, such as a parachute. This character has the additional ability to stretch its body far.

Abilities

  • Taste – Having this super ability allows Totobory to taste things without actually consuming it. This is good for when Totobory has to compare some food-related item to another.
  • Hear – This super ability permits Jetybory to hear things from far away.
  • Sight – Lunabory can see things from farther away than anyone else.
  • Nonsense – Lukybory has a hard time making sense of things; he has a younger sister named Kikibory who has a supersonic scream.
  • Common sense – Noonbory uses this sense to figure out the most logical thing to do next. He is the only Bory with an older relative seen in the show.
  • Smell – Pongdybory has the ability to smell things even though it occasionally followed by a powerful sneeze.
  • Touch – Cozybory has the ability to feel things using the sense of touch.

Characters

Noonbory
Noonbory is a 10-year-old white bory and also the main protagonist of the series. He is the friendly, studious and thoughtful leader who often uses a helicopter device to fly across vast distances along with a green shield that can stop things in its track. He has two catchphrases, depending on the situation. As such, he has a habit of saying "Let's make super sense of this!" before they sensitize, or sometimes after they sensitize. His other catchphrase is "Hurry scurry", which he often says whenever anyone's not catching up, they are about to spring into action or occasionally when the situation calls for it. Noonbory wears headgear in the shape of Mamby and green fingerless gloves. He's voiced by Brent Hirose.
Mamby
Mamby is Noonbory's small yellow and orange sidekick and Bamby's bofriend who is the smallest of the Borys. Unlike other borys, Mamby cannot speak, instead he whistles. Where as most bory's arms can't disappear, Mamby's arms can appear and disappear into his body at any time. Mamby can transform into anything, like a parachute or a mattress.
Cozybory
Cozybory is a 9-year-old purple bory usually painting pictures or doing other feminine things while not out with the "Super Bory" team. She wears a pink dress and likes to touch things. She's voiced by Jade Repeta.
Lunabory
Lunabory is an 8-year-old yellow bory, one of the Super 7, her super sense is the ability of sight she can see far distances with her super senses usually when the situation calls for it like when they need to find the gury that is usually causing trouble for the episode. Her catchphrase is "Seeing is believing" and has a habit of saying it when she uses her powers. One time, she used her powers to help win a game, but in the end she learned her lesson of cheating. She's voiced by Jacqui Fox.
Jetybory
Jetybory is a 9-year-old magenta bory and she is a member of the super seven and has the supersense of hearing and can hear from great distances. She's voiced by Margaux Miller.
Totobory
Totobory is an 8-year-old brown bory. His supersense taste he can taste things without actually eating the food, he also has these leaf like petals on his head that act like tentacles that can allow him pick these that either far away or too high. He's voiced by Markian Tarasiuk.
Pongdybory
Pongdybory is a 7-year-old blue bory. He has the supersense of smell and is able to smell things from far away. When he uses that, two pink snout-like markings on his face glow, although it is occasionally followed by a powerful sneeze. He's voiced by Trevor Toffan.
Lukybory
Lukybory is the seventh unofficial member of the Super 7. He is an 8-year-old yellow and orange bory and he represents uncommon sense he tends to make the situation unintentionally worse as he is the only other member who doesn't have a supersense other than Noonbory. Sometimes he provides the answer to the situation. Lukybory doesn't have any powers, unlike his little sister Kikibory, who has the ability to emit super sound. He's voiced by Reegan T.D. McCheyne.
Kikibory
Kikibory is the little sister of Lukybory. She is a 6-year-old pink and magenta bory and she has the ability to emit supersound waves from her mouth.
Hanubi
Noonbory's grandfather Hanubi can perform all sorts of magical acts from disappearing to teleportation to switching peoples minds in different bodies. Sometimes, though he can be distracted. In one episode, he used a spell that made everything smaller and multiplied by six. He accidentally made six little Wangurys because he said "Too late to look, need a magical fix, make this smaller and do it times six." Hanubi is very old and wise. He carries a magic stick (staff) from a very old tree and looks like an older version of Noonbory with a mustache.
Builderborys
The Builderborys are a group a borys who build things for other borys throughout village. Their craftmanship ranges around carpentry such as building swings and toys. They always were there hard hats when on the job to be safe when they are building. Usually they are frequently in distressed some episodes.
Doctorbory
Doctorbory has been known not only to treat Borys but Gurys as well. She is the only Bory to be treated with respect by Wangury. For illnesses like Singeritis, Doctorbory always gives out a sweet treat.
Coldygury
Coldygury can only live in Winter where it is always cold. He speaks in sentences using the style of an illeist and is often the first to help a Bory. Always targeted by Wangury, Coldygury has a defense mechanism of throwing snowballs at anyone when he gets angry. If taken too close to Spring (where the Borys live), Coldygury starts to melt and become smaller until he vanishes completely.
Ghostygurys
Living in the haunted forest, all the Ghostygurys want to have some peace and quiet with anybody to disturb their rest. They have been known to scare Wangury in addition to Noonbory's gang.
Wangury
Wangury is the evil pirate mastermind who wants to take over Toobalooba and spread general havoc. Hated among even the other Gurys, Wangury is the most chaotic evil in Noonbory's world – spreading mischief and "super silly villainy" without respect for common sense. Wangury lives in a pirate ship but is never seen sailing it. He is the most commonly seen "silly villain" in the series.
Rosygury
Rosygury is a young female Gury that lives near the Bory Village. She likes her roses and attacks any Bory who threatens her rose garden with vines. Unlike Coldygury, Rosygury uses complete sentences and have been known to get Borys to betray their kind by stealing valuable objects for her.
Dozegury
Dozegury is a dragon gury that is also evil. He is able to turn invisible, can transform things into other things, and, like other dragons, breath smoke out of his nose. It is unknown if he breathes fire. He also can be seen carrying his trademark umbrella.
Evil Noonbory
Evil Noonbory is Noonbory's evil clone who first and only appeared in season 1 episode "Double Trouble". He was created by Dozegury. He tries to steal things in ToobaLooba. He's voiced by Brent Hirose.

Episode list

Episode # Title Date Aired
1 "Wangury Wants to Fly / Luky's Bubble Trouble" September 19, 2009
2 "Coldygury and the Hot Lost Buns / Luky and the Runaway Tree" September 19, 2009
3 "Ship Shape / Coldy's Snow Gurys" September 26, 2009
4 "Wangury and the Windbike / Opposites Attract" September 26, 2009
5 "Cozybory's Treasure Hunt / Big, Bigger, Biggest!" October 3, 2009
6 "Ready, Steady, Go / Kiki's Best Friend" October 3, 2009
7 "Loud and Clear / Kidnapped Kiddy-Cake" October 10, 2009
8 "Problem Peach / Rosygury and the Bee Bee Trap" October 10, 2009
9 "To Catch a Star / Hide and Go Squeak" October 17, 2009
10 "Pongdybory's Cold Feet / Coldygury and the Dotories" October 17, 2009
11 "Wangury's Silly Statue / Rock and Roll Mamby" October 24, 2009
12 "Disappearing Act / Lukybory's Cape Caper" October 24, 2009
13 "Pogo Go Stop! / Looba-Nutta Surprise" October 31, 2009
14 "Bee-Bee Come Back! / Diggin' Dotoris" October 31, 2009
15 "The Long and Short of It / The Gury Monster" November 7, 2009
16 "The Great Switcheroo / A Honey of a Tale" November 7, 2009
17 "Singer-itis / What's Up, Beavyuck?" November 14, 2009
18 "A Coldy Day in Toobalooba / A Ghostygury Tale" November 14, 2009
19 "Invisibory / Kiki's Whistle" November 21, 2009
20 "Sleds Away! / A Rosy Day" November 21, 2009
21 "A Little Too Much Wangury! / Luky's Big Idea" November 28, 2009
22 "Adventures in Kidborysitting / Ring Around the Dozygury" November 28, 2009
23 "Bragging Rights / Double Trouble" December 5, 2009
24 "Tooba-Achooba! / Luky to the Rescue!" December 5, 2009
25 "Cozy and the Rosy-stalk / Play it Again, Luky!" December 12, 2009
26 "Kiki's Gift / Santa's Cave" December 12, 2009
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