The name means “Young Hearts.”

Originally the show was set in a fictional Gym Club called Malhação on Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Through the years the location varied slightly, including Múltipla Escolha High School, Gael’s Martial Arts Gym, and the art school Ribalta.

The plot tells stories of the everyday life of teenagers, their daily conflicts, including school, friends, families, and especially their relationships, which occupy the central focus of all the seasons. Every season, a different couple of protagonists occupies the core of the whole story.

In the end of 2017, they went gay.

Super gay.

Queer Plotline Timeline

Season 25 is when we finally get some lesbians. Start watching from about December 2017.


This page was last edited on November 12th, 2020.
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