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The Opening Sequence is the introduction seen at the start of every episode. Every two seasons of Pingu, the intro changed with the change in production teams.

Intro History

Pingu

Intro 1

It was used for the original version of seasons 1 and 2 of Pingu. It shows animated footage of Pingu walking with a knapsack, it then zooms in on him and a blue circle forms, Pingu looks at the audience and the Pingu logo fades in, he then winks.

Intro 2

Same as the first intro, but it's all stop motion, and Pingu happily nods when he turns to the viewer, this version also has the music replaced by a portion of The Pingu Dance, this version was used on Seasons 3-4 and international airings of Seasons 1-2 in places such as Italy, Japan, as well as some initial US airings, and later on the remastered version of Seasons 1 and 2 worldwide.

Intro 3

It was used for season 5 and 6 of Pingu. Pingu pops in from the bottom right corner, and then dances, he then turns and the new Pingu logo zooms out on a blue background.

The Pingu Show

Same as the intro for the fifth and sixth season of Pingu, but "The" and Show" are Above and Below the Pingu logo respectively.

Pingu in the City

The opening theme for Pingu in the City is called "PINGU A GO! GO!", composed by Ken Arai.

International

Japan

It was used in the beginning of "Pingu Collection" VHSes only. The opening is called "Pingu Rap", composed by Masaya Matsuura. It starts normally but the Pingu logo comes in letter by letter, then footage of the show is shown, it then cuts back to where the Pingu logo is already formed and the Circle Pingu is in bounces towards it.

South Korea

It was used in the beginning of Pingu VHSes released in that country. [1]

Intros

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYBQ3mRk4zM&t=127s