Ben 10 Toys To Be Showcased At The North American International Toy Fair This Weekend

Ben 10 Toys To Be Showcased At The North American International Toy Fair This Weekend

Ben 10 Toys To Be Showcased At The North American International Toy Fair This Weekend

From this weekend to early next week (Saturday 18th February to Tuesday 21st February), Cartoon Network Enterprises licence holder – Playmates Toys will be showcasing their toy portfolio at the North American International Toy Fair, including brand new Ben 10 toys coinciding with the return of the animated series in the United States and Latin America this year. The new toys will be on display in the Playmates Toys booth at the toy fair. The North American International Toy Fair will be held at the Javits Convention Center and the Toy Center in New York.

Playmates Toys will introduce their Ben 10 range of basic, deluxe and giant figures, a vehicle playset, two different versions of the Omnitrix and additional roleplay costumes in Autumn this year. Playmates Toys’ Ben 10 toys include highly detailed toy figures with accessories and a Deluxe Omnitrix, featuring motion activated lights and sounds. Playmates Toys will also be releasing a Rustbucket RV Playset which will be packed with action features including an alien transformation chamber, plasma blaster and an alien lab.

http://www.kfmbfm.com/story/34530477/playmates-toys-to-showcase-expanded-brand-portfolio-at-north-american-international-toy-fair

Cartoon Network USA Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs The Series Fully Premieres 6th March

Cartoon Network USA Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs The Series Fully Premieres 6th March

Cartoon Network USA Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs The Series Fully Premieres 6th March

As mentioned in the updated Cartoon Network USA February 2017 Highlights blog post (which also overhangs into early March), a sneak peek of the upcoming Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs animated series will air on Cartoon Network USA on Monday 20th February at 6.30pm ET/PT (or see it first on the Cartoon Network App). The new animated series will fully premiere on Cartoon Network USA on Monday 6th March at 5.30pm ET/PT.

The new series is a prequel to the popular movie franchise (Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2), of a which a young Flint Lockwood has ambitions to become a respected scientist and inventor and his friend Sam Sparks has ambitions to become a meteorologist. As this series is a prequel, the events in the new show will take place before the crazy moment when food fell from the sky in Swallow Falls, a town that used to depend on sardines for it’s economic output. The new animated series also features many of the characters from the film including Flint’s dad, Tim; Flint’s lab assistant, Steve the monkey; Earl, the school’s busiest teacher; Manny, the head of the school’s audiovisual department; Brent, the local teenage celebrity and captain of the mascot team; and Mayor Shelbourne.

The new animated series is produced by Sony Pictures Animation in association with Teletoon (Corus Entertainment) in Canada, with DHX Media owning global television, merchandising, and non-US home entertainment distribution rights. The new show will soon air on Boomerang’s international feeds across Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions. Initially, 26 episodes have been produced, with each episode being 22 minutes in length.

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs The Series Sneak Peek

Flint Lockwood unveils his newest invention to help him take out the garbage!

http://www.dhxmedia.com/newsreleases/dhx-media-and-sony-pictures-animation-taking-cloudy-with-a-chance-of-meatballs-to-television/

http://www.sonypictures.com/corp/press_releases/2016/06_16/062016_spaslate.html

New We Bare Bears And Rick And Morty Merchandise

New We Bare Bears And Rick And Morty Merchandise

New We Bare Bears And Rick And Morty Merchandise

Recently, a lot of new Cartoon Network and Adult Swim merchandise has been released or announced, so here’s a roundup of some of the new merchandise.

Nom Nom We Bare Bears Plush

Japanese toy company – Banpresto, has released a soft plush of Nom Nom the Koala from We Bare Bears, now everyone can own this lovable jerk along with Grizz, Ice Bear and Panda. Craneking has also released smaller keychain versions of Grizz, Ice Bear, Panda and Nom Nom.

http://www.bpnavi.jp/toru/item/36816

As previously mentioned on the blog, Stackable plushes of Grizz, Ice Bear and Panda are also now available to pre-order at the Cartoon Network Shop:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/01/we-bare-bears-stackable-plush-toys-preorder-now-at-the-cartoon-network-shop/

http://www.cartoonnetworkshop.com/product/we+bare+bears+panda+12%22+plush+set+wbbguplushset.do?green=3AAE6F2E-819E-5091-960B-E5488B881F5C&AID=10280984&PID=4003003&ref=CJP

We Bare Bears Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream In South Korea

Cartoon Network South Korea has partnered with international ice-cream chain – Baskin-Robbins to sell We Bare Bears themed frozen dessert in the country. In the pilot episode, the Bears wanted to eat ice cream cake and one of the bears is named Ice Bear, so the association with ice cream is very appropriate.

http://www.baskinrobbins.co.kr/

New Rick And Morty Construction Sets

Entertainment Weekly has reported that McFarlane Toys will be releasing building playsets based on scenes in Adult Swim’s hit animated sci-fi sitcom – Rick and Morty. One of the sets will be based on the Smith Family’s Garage (or otherwise known as Rick’s Lab as it’s where he conducts his experiments). Other scenes from the show which will be made into sets include: Scary Terry’s Boiler Room and the Gromflam Base Science Lab. The playsets will be available in stores in the United States from August this year.

http://ew.com/tv/2017/02/15/rick-and-morty-mcfarlane-toys/

New Rick and Morty Funko Pops

Funko will also be expanding its range of Rick and Morty merchandise, including more Funko Pops vinyl toy figurines of Weaponized Rick, Weaponized Morty, Mr. Meeseeks, Mr. Poopy Butthole, Bird Person, Squanchy and Snowball. The new additions to the expanded range will be available from April this year. Funko will also be releasing a range of Rick and Morty Pocket Pop! Keychains, 5” Action Figures and Galactic Plushies in April. Rick and Morty licencing is handled by Cartoon Network Enterprises and Funko holds the master toy licence for Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. Rick and Morty season three is currently in development and will air on Adult Swim in the US and elsewhere very soon.

http://www.animationmagazine.net/licensing/cartoon-network-names-funko-master-toy-for-rick-and-morty/