I have been sharing with you a really excellent series of LEGO Ninjago and American Ninja Warrior mash-up videos created by young LEGO fan and animator, Sam Lawlace (Lawlace Productions) for the LEGO Group. You can watch the first video here: LEGO Ninjago at American Ninja Warrior, and the second and third videos here: LEGO American Ninjago Warrior Video Series. Since then Sam produced two more videos, and if you are a fan of the American Ninja Warrior competition and LEGO Ninjago, I think you will love them. 🙂
In the fourth video in the series you will join hosts Matt and Akbar at LEGO’s version of the American Ninja Warrior city finals, where Geoff Britten, Kacy Catanzaro and LEGO Ninjago’s Nya are set to take on the course. Who has what it takes? Brick-by-brick these ninja click along on their quest to Mt. Midoriyama. This video was posted on LEGO’s YouTube channel mid-August, and already got over a million views. I really like the combination of Ninjago characters with real life contestants, and the LEGO humor is very fun. See below.
The fifth video was published at the end of August on LEGO’s YouTube channel, and it focuses on the epic American Ninja Warrior Vegas Finals with break-out star and professional stunt woman Jessie Graff. Jessie is the first woman to ever finish Stage One of the Las Vegas National Finals. Below I have included the LEGO version of her performance (which includes her Green Lantern costume and her pet pig Sammo Hog), and I also highly recommend watching Jessie’s real-life achievement (see: American Ninja Warrior YouTube channel), as she is amazing.
As far as I know, these are the last planned videos in the LEGO version of the American Ninja Warrior series, but who knows, LEGO may decide to continue to collaborate with Sam for more. So keep an eye on LEGO’s YouTube channel. And if you feel inspired to recreate some of the scenes, you can also take a look at the newly released LEGO Ninjago sets at the Online LEGO Shop.
So what do you think? How did you like this LEGO stop-motion film series? Do you watch the real American Ninja Warrior competition? Have you ever built an obstacle course out of LEGO? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! 😉
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