Disney’s home-produced Frozen spin-off sequence, At Home with Olaf, is a delight

Disney’s home-produced Frozen spin-off series, At Home with Olaf, is a delight

A staff of Disney animators are creating new adventures for Frozen’s snowman character Olaf (voiced by Josh Gad), all whereas working from residence. The quick sequence, aptly entitled At Home With Olaf, has six episodes already, every a bit of over half a minute lengthy, and showcasing the snowman in numerous cute adventures. All the Olaf shorts are at the moment solely obtainable on Disney Animation’s YouTube channel, they usually’re all cute.

The sequence launched on April 6, with the first short focusing on Olaf enjoying within the snow and unintentionally utilizing the top of a snowgie (the mini-snowmen from Frozen Fever) as a snowball. (What precisely is Olaf hucking snowballs at right here?) Five different shorts have since premiered, together with April 13’s “Birthday,” the place Olaf opens a gift, misses the present inside, and gleefully wears the field as a hat. Say what you need about Frozen’s comedian aid, however these shorts do a superb job of highlighting the character’s childlike whimsy, an necessary part in making the connection to youthful viewers members.

All of the shorts are being written, animated, and voiced from residence. That suggests Josh Gad is simply sitting in his residence proper now, guffawing right into a microphone in numerous methods. That’s nearly as whimsical a picture as these shorts themselves.

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