Tak and the Power of JuJu

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  • TV-Y7
  • 2007
  • 2 Seasons
  • 3.4  (880)

Tak and the Power of JuJu is a Nickelodeon animated television series that first aired on August 31, 2007, and ran until January 24, 2009. The show is based on the video game of the same name, developed by THQ, and features the adventures of a young boy named Tak and his magical powers.

The show stars Maurice LaMarche as Jibolba, Tak's wise mentor who teaches him about the ancient ways of JuJu magic. Kari Wahlgren voices Lok, Tak's bumbling friend who often gets into trouble. John DiMaggio plays Jeera, Lok's love interest who is also good friends with Tak. Patrick Warburton voices Tlaloc, the main antagonist of the series who seeks to use the power of the JuJu for his own gain. Hal Sparks plays Keeko, a mischievous monkey who is Tak's loyal sidekick. Megan Cavanagh voices Chief, the leader of the Pupanunu tribe and Tak's immediate superior. Dannah Phirman plays Zaria, a shaman with a unique personality who helps Tak on his adventures. Charlie Finn voices Jibolba's assistant, and Lloyd Sherr plays The Narrator, who provides a humorous commentary on the events of the show.

The show follows the adventures of Tak, a young boy with magical abilities who lives in a pre-Columbian village called Pupanunu. Tak's village is located on an island in the middle of the ocean, and his people have lived there for generations. Tak has inherited the JuJu magic from his ancestors, which is a form of shamanistic magic that enables him to control nature and use it to his advantage.

Tak is accompanied on his adventures by his two best friends, Lok and Jeera, as well as his faithful monkey sidekick, Keeko. Together, they face a variety of challenges and obstacles, including treacherous terrain, dangerous animals, and rival tribes who seek to steal their resources. However, the greatest threat to Tak and his people is Tlaloc, a malevolent spirit who seeks to use the power of the JuJu for his own sinister purposes.

Throughout the series, Tak must use his magical powers to defeat Tlaloc and his minions, and protect his people from harm. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about friendship, loyalty, and the importance of standing up for what is right. The show also explores themes of cultural differences, as Tak often interacts with tribes from other parts of the island who have different beliefs and customs.

The animation style of Tak and the Power of JuJu is unique and visually appealing. The characters are brightly colored and stylized, with exaggerated features that add to the show's humor and charm. The backgrounds are lush and detailed, depicting a wide range of natural landscapes from dense forests to high mountain peaks. The show's soundtrack is also notable, featuring traditional tribal music and catchy theme songs that will have the audience singing along.

In conclusion, Tak and the Power of JuJu is an engaging and entertaining television series that will appeal to viewers of all ages. The show's colorful characters, imaginative plotlines, and unique animation style make it stand out from other animated shows of its time. The series is full of action, adventure, and humor, and contains valuable lessons about friendship, loyalty, and cultural differences. Whether you are a fan of the original video game or just looking for a fun and captivating show to watch, Tak and the Power of JuJu is a must-see.

Tak and the Power of JuJu is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (32 episodes). The series first aired on August 31, 2007.

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New Pet / Tak's Monster
6. New Pet / Tak's Monster
November 29, 2008
Tak and Jeera find an irresistibly cute, three-horned creature that can turn invisible, zip around at lightning speed, levitate, play music from his horns, and more. They take the little cutie home with them, but Jibolba orders Tak to take his new pet back. Who knows what it is? It could be dangerous! Tak doesn't want to give up his pet, so he lies to Jibolba and hides his new pet in his room. But when the fuzz ball causes mayhem in the village and threatens the Pupununu's safety, it's up to Tak to stop his unpredictable, troublemaking new pet. That is, if he can catch him. Tak is having nightmares of a scary monster and they are driving him crazy. Jeera and Keeko have a solution - zap the monster out of his head with magic. That night, the villagers are tormented by a real-life monster! Tak feels responsible, and the kids set up a trap to catch the beast. Oddly, Tak keeps getting caught in the trap. Now Tak and his friends must figure out just where this monster is coming from and sto
Break This / Pack of Apes
5. Break This / Pack of Apes
November 22, 2008
While performing a crazy stunt, Jeera breaks every bone in her body. Stuck in a body cast, Jeera begs Tak to fix her. When he does, Tak accidentally makes her invulnerable! Delighted, Jeera goes wild with bigger, crazier stunts than before. At first, Tak is enjoying the super-powered Jeera, but then she starts one-upping his shaman abilities. As Jeera's ego makes her more and more unbearable, it's up to Tak to get his old, breakable-but-fun friend back.
Giant Chief / Shrink a Dink
4. Giant Chief / Shrink a Dink
November 15, 2008
Tak and Keeko are horsing around in the jungle when they find a giant stone statue of Chief. Tak brings the statue to life and Tak and Keeko have all kinds of fun with their new giant friend.
Feathers / Sans Sherriff
3. Feathers / Sans Sherriff
November 8, 2008
When the Chief demands that Lok retrieve the beautiful feather of the ferocious Pangtiddler bird for him, Tak is sent along to assist Lok on the dangerous quest. Tak is initially skeptical that the bird is as terrifying as Lok has made it out to be, but, for once, Tak discovers that Lok was right. Now, Tak must swallow his pride, admit he was wrong and seek out Lok's help in order to retrieve both the feather and Tak's staff—which has inadvertently fallen into the bird's razor-sharp claws. The pesky Devour Brothers - a pack of miniature menaces - have taken over the Bizaar, wreaking havoc and harassing all the Jujus. When a dazed Judge Juju gives Tak gives take her law-keeping duties, it's now up to Sheriff Tak and Deputy Jeera to clean up the Juju Realm! Soon enough, Tak's jailed ALL of the Devour Brothers!  Tak and Jeera revel in their newfound power, and round up the tiny monsters with ease. That is, until Big Brother Devour comes to town and they realize that this is one major mena
Sheep Dip / Slog the Babysitter
2. Sheep Dip / Slog the Babysitter
November 1, 2008
It's time for the Pupununu's Annual Foot Dance Contest, and Tak is shocked when Jeera tells him that she is going with Keeko!  Turns out Tak has two left feet, and no one wants to be his dance partner. Desperate to show the tribe that he has moves, Tak finds an unlikely dance instructor in Linda the Sheep.  Soon Tak is hoofin' it like a pro. After making Linda human so she can to be his date, they enter the contest. But when Tak's spell starts to wear off, it's a race against time to finish the final dance number before Tak's date reveals her true sheep self? Tak is horrified when Jibolba takes a trip and forces to him to have... a babysitter!  Even worse, his sitter is Slog, who takes her duties WAY too seriously and foils all of Tak's attempts to sneak out to goof around with Jeera and Keeko.  Tak finally decides to use his magic to freeze Slog in time. But, his spell backfires and Tak turns Slog into a giant chunk of ice!  Things get worse when the Ice Slog is kidnapped by marauding m
Nice Calves / Double Tak
1. Nice Calves / Double Tak
October 19, 2008
It's Wiblet Season again and Tak is determined to catch the impossibly fast Wiblet for the Chief to feast on. But no matter how hard Tak runs, Lok is always faster. Deciding to use a little magic, Tak takes a trip to the Juju realm and finds an excellent pair of muscular legs. Next thing you know, Tak is speeding around the village in his gorgeous new gams. But when Lok decides to steal the legs for himself, the pair wind up chasing each other in the ultimate one-legged race. Will these two heroes be able to work together to catch the Wiblet before Chief's dinner is lost for another season? When the Pupununus keep thanking Tak for things he doesn't remember doing, he begins to think that he's going crazy. But he's not crazy; he just forgot that he created a clone of himself. Unfortunately, the tribe ends up liking Tak's clone better than real Tak! He's smarter, more helpful and even better at using magic. When the tribe decides to kick classic Tak out of the tribe in favor of the ne
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Tak and the Power of JuJu is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tak and the Power of JuJu on demand at Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 31, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    3.4  (880)