Exchange Student Zero: 1 x 70 minutes

Broadcaster: CARTOON NETWORK – first transmission NOVEMBER 2012

Two school friends obsessed with a fantasy card game called Battle Day Zero inadvertently bring one of the characters, Hiro, to life. His arrival coincides with that of a Japanese exchange student who he’s mistaken for, allowing him to live among the confused townsfolk. The fact that Hiro functions as an anime character in a normal toon world is the source of much confusion and tension. Our unlikely heroes must keep their new guests true identity a secret until they can work out how to get him back to his own world. This becomes increasingly difficult when the portal they have opened allows more and more exotic creatures from another world into their sleepy town. Life will never be the same again and as our friends discover, it’s far more exciting this way.