Johan Vanden Eede
4 December 2009
| 6.6/10 |
26 September 2006
| Loek Beernink
Lucien van Geffen
Liliana de Vries
Vreneli van Helbergen
Sven de Wijn
Johan Vanden Eede
Season 1: Het Huis Anubis by Loek Beernink
Season 2: Het Geheim by Loek Beernink
Seasons 3 & 4: Kunnen Stenen Iets Vertellen? by Loek Beernink
Loek Beernink, Achmed Akkabi
Hans Bourlon, Gert Verhulst, Anjali Taneja
House of Anubis, Het Huis Anubis en de Vijf va, Das Haus Anubis, Piet Piraat, Amika
Het Huis Anubis (The House of Anubis) is a Belgian-Dutch children's television drama created by Studio 100 and Nickelodeon, airing in the Netherlands and Flanders. It first aired in September 2006 and the last episode was broadcast on December 4, 2009. The show was a huge success in the Benelux, despite the show's low budget for the first two seasons.
After ending, the show was followed by a spin-off, called Het Huis Anubis en de Vijf van het Magische Zwaard (The House of Anubis and the Five of the Magical Sword). This series followed another group of friends, who moved into the house from the original series after the original residents moved out and went to college. None of the actors from the original returned. The spin-off was as successful as the original series and finished its second (and final) season in June 2011.
The series started re-airing all episodes in fall 2011, after the spin-off had its finale. Even though the majority of the episodes stayed the same, the episodes were aired in widescreen (the first two seasons were originally broadcast in fullscreen) and they replaced some of the old music with newer songs. Also, other small changes and cuts were made to make the seasons look a little bit more like the later seasons (which had higher budgets).
Het Huis Anubis Wikipedia
In a building dating from 1900, currently serving as a boarding school, eight young people live together under the leadership of the strict landlord, Victor. When newcomer Nienke (Nina in the dubs and remakes) moves into the house, another resident, Joyce (Joy and Linn in the remakes), suddenly disappears. Joyce's best friend, Patricia (Luzy in the German remake), doesn't trust Nienke and forces her to spend a night in the attic.
There, Nienke makes a bizarre discovery: the recorded diary of a young girl, Sarah, who lived in the house, many years before. Sarah's parents were archaeologists in Egypt who mysteriously died. On the tapes, it is revealed the house has a secret history, a mystery that nobody knows anything about. She decides to investigate, together with fellow resident Fabian (Daniel in the German remake) and her roommate, Amber (Delia in the German remake). Meanwhile, Patricia searches for answers about Joyce's disappearance, while other residents have their own problems to deal with.
While each resident has their own way of dealing with school, friends, love and growing up, the teens bond together to search for the treasure hidden within Het Huis Anubis (The House of Anubis) .The series was remade for Germany. The German remake, called Das Haus Anubis, debuted in September 2009 on Nick. It is filmed on exactly the same sets they used for the Dutch version and even used some of the same costumes. This version was almost identical to the original, except for the character names. However, they did make some changes to the storyline for season 2. The series was finished after the third season.
In January 2011, an English language remake, called House of Anubis (recorded in Liverpool) debuted on Nickelodeon in the US. It used an all new set (and house) but kept almost all original character names (except Nienke, which became Nina, Appie, which became Alfie, Jeroen, which was changed to Jerome, and Joyce which became Joy) The script was a rewritten version of the original script. This version also had a Spanish dub for Nickelodeon (Latin America) called El Misterio de Anubis. The second season premiered on January 9, 2012 and the second season's last episode was on March 9, 2012. The third season started airing on January 3, 2013, and ended on April 11th, 2013 (For the U.S.)
in Swedish as Huset Anubis on Nickelodeon (Sweden)
in Danish as Huset Anubis on Nickelodeon (Denmark)
in Spanish as La Casa De Anubis on Canal Once (Mexico)
Other countries have dubbed House of Anubis instead of Het Huis Anubis.
There have been three movies, each with a stand-alone story, but with the same actors:Het Pad der 7 Zonden (The Path of the 7 Sins), is the first Anubis movie, released in theaters in December 2008.
De Wraak van Arghus (The Revenge of Arghus), is the second Anubis movie, released in theaters in December 2009.
De Terugkeer van Sibuna (The Return of Sibuna), is the third and last Anubis movie and debuted on Nickelodeon in October 2010. The movie aired almost one year after the series ended. It showed where the characters went after they moved out of the house and what they are doing. Despite airing only one year after the last episode, the third movie takes place three years after the series finale, roughly around the same time the spin-off takes place. Some characters from that series also make (non-speaking) cameo appearances.
¹ Character was seen during the entire series.
² Character left the show before it ended.
³ Character appeared later.
¹ The characters of Rufus Malpied and Zeno Terpstra would later be merged into one character (Rufus Zeno) for the English remake.
The story of the series:
The story of the movies: