Since Sesame Street made its Australian debut in 1971, Sesame Workshop’s presence in this region has expanded greatly – onto screens and into schools, clinics, and community centers in Japan; educational play centers in South Korea; design and lifestyle partnerships across the region that bring our characters into the lives of millions; live family entertainment, and much, much more.
With Sesame Workshop offices in China and Japan and strong partnerships throughout East Asia and Oceania, Sesame Workshop is helping children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder in more ways with each passing year.
Generations of families have made happy Sesame Street memories in theme parks in Japan and Singapore, while PSAs have helped keep Indigenous Australians up-to-date with vaccines and children safer on Philippine roads. Fans across China are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Big Bird’s historic visit, while a live touring Sesame Street show makes its way across the country. Students in South Korea and across Japan learn from our trusted characters and research-based curriculum, while Sesame Street Mecha Builders brings STEM learning and fun to children in Japan, China, and Australia, and design, and retail partnerships offer something for everyone who wants a little more Sesame in their lives.
Sesame Street’s beloved characters are easy to spot across China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, The Philippines, and Australia.
Sesame Street has delighted generations of families in Australia, airing there continuously since 1972.
Through licensing and design collaborations, the brand is also making a fashion splash—and providing vital funding for Sesame Workshop’s social impact programs around the world
Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, which originated in the U.S., has resonated strongly in Japan.
In Japan, Elmo and friends provide comfort and learning to children in clinics and classrooms, promote awareness and acceptance of autism, enliven attractions at theme parks, and bring joy to families through fashion and lifestyle partnerships.
Sesame Street Curriculum
In public schools in Japan, our Sesame Street Curriculum helps prepare students for success by using a “whole child” approach.
Sesame Street Clinics
To support kids and families through potentially stressful medical visits, Sesame Workshop has teamed up with healthcare providers to bring Elmo and friends into clinics around the country.
Sesame Street Japan
Check out even more resources in Japanese on our Sesame Street Japan website.
Families in China can connect with their favorite Sesame Street characters through initiatives like “Dream, Save, Do” and immersive live events for the whole family.
Dream, Save, Do China
Our “Dream, Save, Do” program builds children’s financial empowerment with games and activities geared to help them understand how everyday choices can help them achieve their dreams.
Sesame Street China
Check out even more resources in Mandarin on our Sesame Street China website.