San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014
Silicon Valley etailer of award-winning teas Pooki’s Mahi announced today teas from its Red Carpet Collection has been featured in the TV series “Boys Before Friends” which airs on Viki.com. “Boys Before Friends,” was formally known as “Between Boys and Friends” and is an American remake of the popular Japanese Manga “Hana Hori Dango.”
The best selling Japanese Manga has been made into three record breaking series around the world: Boys Over Flowers (South Korea), Meteor Garden (Taiwan) and Hana Yori Dango (Japan).
“Kelly Kinney, CEO of WillKinn Media approached me in Fall 2013 about the Boys Before Friends film project. I’m a fan of anime; read and watched Bleach, Naruto, Rurouni Kenshin and attended anime conventions like Wondercon,” smiled Les Magsalay-Zeller, Founder/CEO of Pooki’s Mahi. She chuckles, “I was excited to have Pooki’s Mahi’s teas be part of the American adaptation. We’ve been providing teas to the cast. We’re proud of the cast, producers and the show. ”
Some pop culture critics have drawn similarities between “Boys Before Friends” and the former TV series “Gossip Girl” or “The OC.” “Boys Before Friends” has romance, comedy and drama. The adaptation of the Hana Yori Dango series incorporated areas unique to the American Pop Culture: dancing, singing, comedy and romance. To make the “Boys Before Friends” more accessible to American audiences, the storyline moves from a high school setting to a very exclusive graduate school and features are more multi-racial cast. “Boys Before Friends” is executive produced by Willkinn Media and distributed on Viki.com. The amazing cast’ credits include CSI, Grey’s Anatomy, Glee, etc. Boys Before Friends is self-financed. There are 11 episodes left and are actively raising funds to complete production.
About Boys Before Friends
When a scholarship student is accepted to an elite graduate school program, she encounters a world run by good-looking, rich boys that she has never experienced before. Zoey Taylor is a talented dancer from a middle-class family who receives a full scholarship to attend the exclusive Ellison University, a school catering to the rich and famous. There, she meets Liam Montgomery and his entourage of wealthy, good-looking friends, known as the F4, who rule the school by fear and coercion. Despite her best efforts to steer clear of the F4, Zoey finds herself entangled with the bad boys in unexpected ways. Can she survive her new school environment?
About Pooki’s Mahi:
Pooki’s Mahi is Silicon Valley-based etailer offering exotic Hawaiian coffees, award-winning teas, sweeteners, gourmet salts, macadamia nuts and other specialty food products at reasonable prices. Since its online launch in 2013, Pooki’s Mahi products have been a favorite of customers, charities, celebrities and athletes and have been featured at red carpet events including Celebrity Gift Suites and Celebrity Poker tournaments. The products have been endorsed by many celebrities and athletes and seen on several television shows. Most recently Pooki’s Mahi products can be seen on the show “Boys Before Friends,” which airs on Viki.com.
Pooki’s Mahi, founded by Silicon Valley High Tech Executive Leslie Magsalay-Zeller, started with exotic coffees rated 95+ by Coffee Review from the world’s champion roastars and baristas and teas rated 90+ points by World Tea Ratings from the world’s champion brew masters. Today, their product offerings include a deluxe assortment of macadamia nut products, drink sweeteners like brown rock sugar, various gourmet salts and mcuh more. For more information on Pooki’s Mahi selection of exotic coffees, teas and other gourmet food products, visit http://www.pookismahi.com. To keep up with Pooki’s Mahi news an access special offers, join our email list and follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@pookismahi).