The LEGO Group will premiere the Netflix original series, "LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One", based on its popular LEGO Bionicle franchise and line of buildable action figures. The new storyline takes place on the mythical island of Okoto, where the forces of darkness are on the move and the evil Makuta is working to cast the world into darkness. The desperate island inhabitants enlist six heroes - called the Toa - to help save their beloved island. Only when the heroes are united, will they be able to battle the forces of evil, defeat Makuta and save Okoto.

LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-04

LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One - Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One - Netflix

Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One is an animated web television miniseries created for Netflix based on the Lego toy theme Bionicle, chronicling events from its 2016 storyline. The series follows the Toa, part-organic, part-machine beings with power over the elements in their quest of safeguarding their island home of Okoto and protecting its inhabitants from the evils of Makuta, the main antagonist. Consisting of four episodes, the series premiered on March 4, 2016 with its first two episodes and a preceding prologue, with the latter two being released the following July 29.

LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One - Production - Netflix

The series was first announced in late 2015 as a four-part mini-series exploring the 2016 story of Bionicle as part of an upcoming slate of children-orientated television programming for exclusive release onto Netflix. The show was estimated to launch in February 2016, before an official release date of March 4, 2016 was confirmed. Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One was animated by Canadian-based studio The Volta, while scripts were written by Mark Palmer with input from the Lego Bionicle team and directed by Nicholas-Denis Robitaille, with Geneviève Savard producing and Mathieu Boucher and Jean-François Tremblay as executive produces. Matt Betteker, one of the artists for Bionicle, created concept work for the series.

LEGO Bionicle: The Journey to One - References - Netflix