The Powerpuff Girls Powfactor Shop Opens In New York Today: 18/11/2016
For this weekend only (Friday 18th November to Sunday 20th November), Cartoon Network USA has opened a Powerpuff Girls Powfactor pop-up shop in downtown New York, at the shop, visitors will be able to experience the latest version of the Powerpuff Yourself maker and print their avatar onto t-shirts, coffee mugs and bags and buy badges representing their special ingredient.
The shop will sell exclusive Powerpuff Girls products and limited edition designs inspired by the upcoming Cartoon Network and Print All Over Me collaboration. The shop is located at 168 Bowery on the corner of Bowery and Kenmare Street in Manhattan and will be open between 11am to 8pm today and Saturday and 11am to 6pm on Sunday.
Luckily, you don’t have to be in New York this weekend to “Powerpuff Yourself”, you can visit http://www.powerpuffyourself.com to create your very own avatar and complete the quiz to find out your special ingredient and make sure to share your result on Facebook and Twitter.
According to the quiz, my special ingredient is “Friend Defender”:
Cartoon Network Powerpuff Yourself Avatar Maker Now With Powfactor
Cartoon Network has added more fun functionality to its popular Powerpuff Girls avatar creator website called “Powerpuff Yourself”, the avatar creator allows the user to see themselves as a Powerpuff Girls character with customisation features ranging from hair colour to clothing and accessories. From today (16/11/2016), the Powerpuff Yourself website is now packed with a brand new Powfactor feature; a series of personality questions to find out the user’s special ingredient. As part of the update, the avatar maker now has over 100 avatar customisation features and is now available in 26 languages.
The avatar maker has been an international success; since its launch in April this year, 12 million users have created their own avatar. The extra new features builds upon Cartoon Network’s “Powfactor” campaign which aims to embrace individuality and confidence in children.
This weekend (Friday 18th November to Sunday 20th November), Cartoon Network USA will open a Powerpuff Girls Powfactor pop-up shop in downtown New York, at the shop, visitors will be able to experience the latest version of the Powerpuff Yourself maker and print their avatar onto t-shirts, coffee mugs and bags and buy badges representing their special ingredient.
The shop will sell exclusive The Powerpuff Girls products and limited edition designs inspired by the upcoming Cartoon Network and Print All Over Me collaboration. The shop will be located at 168 Bowery in Manhattan.
From The Turner UK Press Release: Cartoon Network’s Powfactor Adds A Special Ingredient To Global Powerpuff Yourself Update
Cartoon Network has aligned its two most successful The Powerpuff Girls fan engagement campaigns to create an updated Powerpuff Yourself avatar-maker enhanced with Powfactor themes to create a powerful blend of empowerment and creativity. In celebration of the new campaign, The Powerpuff Girls is trading Townsville for New York City this weekend, from Friday 18th November through to Sunday 20th November, with their first-ever Pop Up Shop.
Launching globally today in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the new Powerpuff Yourself allows fans to create their own Powerpuff avatar followed by a series of fun and engaging questions to reveal their uniquely named Powfactor special ingredient. The global update of the avatar-maker includes refreshed categories, over 100 new personalisation’s, and is translated into 26 languages. Powerpuff Yourself is now live at http://www.powerpuffyourself.com
The original Powerpuff Yourself debuted in April during the premiere of the reimagined The Powerpuff Girls animated series on Cartoon Network. It quickly hit the pop culture zeitgeist dominating social media with over 12 million fans globally creating Powerpuff avatars in their likeness.
Fans visiting the Powfactor Shop in New York City this week will experience the new Powerpuff Yourself maker; be able to exclusively print their personally created avatar on merchandise including t-shirts, coffee mugs and bags; and purchase badges symbolizing their special ingredient. Additionally, exclusive The Powerpuff Girls product and limited edition designs inspired by the upcoming Cartoon Network and Print All Over Me collaboration will be available only at the Powfactor Shop.
Catch all-new episodes of The Powerpuff Girls weekdays at 6:45pm on Cartoon Network in the UK.
Cartoon Network Renews The Powerpuff Girls For A Second Season
Ahead of the San Diego Comic-Con International convention this week, Cartoon Network announced today (19/07/2016) that they have renewed the rebooted The Powerpuff Girls series for a second season. The series is about three young superheroines called Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup and their duty is protect Townsville from a myriad of monsters and various villains. The new Powerpuff Girls series which premiered in April this year was the largest international event in Cartoon Network’s twenty-four-year history with 81 million fans worldwide engaged in the new show on various platforms, the “Powerpuff Yourself” avatar maker website was used by total of twelve million fans from around the world. Last week, the show was nominated for a Creative Arts Emmy in the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category.
This week, the 2016 series of The Powerpuff Girls will make its inaugural appearance at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday 21st July, the Cartoon Network section of the convention will feature a booth where fans can create their own Powerpuff avatar by using the “Powerpuff Yourself” avatar maker and print it on a T-shirt or tote bag.
Several licencing deals for Powerpuff Girls were made to mark the return of the popular late 1990’s/early 2000’s animated show, including deals with fashion house Moschino, retailers Hot Topic and C&A, McDonald’s Happy Meal toys, an international toy contract with Spin Master and the use of Powerpuff Girls graphical assets for MIT Media Lab’s child-friendly Scratch computer programming and Google’s Made With Code GIF educational programmes.
Cartoon Network has announced the renewal of the global phenomenon, The Powerpuff Girls. The series premiere in April won the night in all key demos and had over 81 million worldwide fans experiencing it across multiple platforms, making it the largest international event in the history of the network. The wildly successful Powerpuff Yourself avatar maker has also given over 12 million fans of all ages the ability to see themselves as a real Townsville superhero. The series also picked up its first Emmy nomination this year for “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program.”
The original arbiters of girl power join an expanding diverse portfolio of returning fan-favorites at Cartoon Network that include Adventure Time, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Clarence, Regular Show and the recently announced new Ben 10.
“The Powerpuff Girls is on a momentous run with its first Emmy nod, a debut appearance at one of the biggest fan events of the year, and now a second season greenlight,” said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. “Congratulations to the Cartoon Network creative teams who have super-powered this property with the perfect amount of Chemical X to bring a hit show for a new generation of fans.”
As previously announced, The Powerpuff Girls will also make its inaugural appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, July 21-24 with its first-ever panel and an immersive Townsville-inspired booth. Convention goers can step into the booth where they can print their personalized avatar on a t-shirt or tote bag using the Powerpuff Girls avatar maker.
The Powerpuff Girls has touched the cultural zeitgeist with Moschino and Hot Topic fashion collaborations in the United States and C&A Department Store and BIZUU globally; an international toy partnership with Spin Master featuring a full range of products; and as a McDonald’s® Happy Meal® promotion with six different toy offerings. As part of Cartoon Network’s overall commitment to STEAM education, The Powerpuff Girls continues to inspire children to learn to code with special episodes and programs including Google’s Made With Code GIF: The Powerpuff Girls and Scratch from the MIT Media Lab.
The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings (Adventure Time, SpongeBob SquarePants) serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle (Clarence, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!) as co-executive producer. The voice cast includes: Amanda Leighton (Blossom), Kristen Li (Bubbles) and Natalie Palamides (Buttercup).
One of Cartoon Network’s most enduring original series, the initial run of The Powerpuff Girls, created by Craig McCracken, premiered in 1998 and earned two Emmy® Awards along with five nominations and countless animation honors throughout its 78 episodes. The series also spawned a feature film with Warner Bros. Pictures in 2002.