Reggae Shark, the character created by the team behind The Key of Awesome, will be starring in his very own half-hour musical “extravaganja” available only on YouTube Redin the U.S. & Mexico starting August 12th. This episode of “Reggae Shark Adventures” will see Reggae Shark, the Musician/Rasta/Superhero who has saved the Earth from the forces of evil countless times, now retired in Jamaica. While Reggae Shark enjoys the good life, his old nemesis The Jelly Witch has concocted an evil plan that is certain to bring humanity to its knees. Does Reggae Shark still have what it takes to stop her? Check out the trailer for the upcoming episode, here.
On this upcoming adventure for Reggae Shark, show creator Mark Douglas shares, “I’m really proud of the fact that we were able to expand the Reggae Shark character into new territory while maintaining what was fun about the original videos. This is 22 minutes worth of new Reggae Shark songs with vastly improved animation quality. Oh, and you’ll finally get to hear Reggae Shark sing!”
Conceptualized on a vacation, Reggae Shark has become a breakout hit for The Key Of Awesome. While on a boat tour, the guides and fellow snorkelers spotted a shark that swam past the boat and everyone started searching for the shark. The Reggae songs that were constantly playing on the boat tour inspired Key of Awesome creator Mark Douglas and he started improvising a song called “In Search of the Reggae Shark”.
Reggae Shark premiered on August 22, 2014 and has racked up over 27 million views across 3 episodes, earning his place in the hearts of millions of fans around the world. Fans can check out the full episode of “Reggae Shark Adventures” next Saturday, August 12th on YouTube Red. For those without a current subscription, they can view Reggae Shark Adventures with a free 1-month trial to the subscription-based program.