The How to Prepare Your Dragon franchise (also referred to as simply just HTTYD) from DreamWorks Animation is made up of two feature movies How to Prepare Your Dragon (2010) and How to Prepare Your Dragon 2 (2014), with a third and ultimate planned for a 2018 launch. The franchise is loosely based mostly on the British e-book series by Cressida Cowell. The franchise also is made up of four shorter movies: Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (2010), Guide of Dragons (2011), Reward of the Night time Fury (2011) and Dawn of the Dragon Racers (2014). A tv series, Dragons: Riders of Berk, started airing on Cartoon Community in September 2012. Its 2nd time was renamed Dragons: Defenders of Berk and its third time, titled Dragons: Race to the Edge, aired on Netflix in June 2015.
The franchise follows the adventures of a younger Viking named Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, son of Stoick the Large, chief of the Viking island of Berk. Though initially dismissed as a clumsy and underweight misfit, he shortly will become renowned as a brave expert in dragons, commencing with Toothless, a member of the scarce Night time Fury breed as his traveling mount and his closest companion. Collectively with his close friends, he manages the village’s allied dragon inhabitants in protection of his home as chief of a traveling corps of dragon riders. Dean DeBlois, the director of the trilogy, explained its tale as “Hiccup’s coming of age,” using a span of five yrs between the to start with and 2nd movie, though explaining in the third movie why dragons no for a longer time exist.