The Emperor's New School
is an American animated television series
that airs on Disney Channel
, ABC Kids
, and Disney XD
and is produced by Walt Disney Television Animation
. The show is based on the characters from The Emperor's New Groove
and its direct-to-video
sequel Kronk's New Groove
. It follows the adventures of young emperor Kuzco as he completes his education in order to return to the throne.
The show premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2006 with its second season premiering on 23 June 2007. As of mid-2010, when Disney Channel
cleared all shows, except the first-run series, and spin-off series, it only airs on ABC Kids
Saturday Mornings, and occasionally Disney XD
. The show will end its run on August 27, 2011 on ABC Kids
The series comes after The Emperor's New Groove
. Several episodes mention the events of the movie.
The series can be seen as coming before Kronk's New Groove
(in the series Kronk is still working for Yzma and is single, but in the movie he retires as Yzma's lackey and gets married during the closing credits), or after it (in the beginning of Kronk's New Groove
, Yzma has a cat's tail, claiming it was a side effect from her kitten
transformation at the end of The Emperor's New Groove
; but she does not have a tail in the series).
It was revealed in some episodes that the characters are Incas
Cast and characters