Samurai Jack The Complete Series Blu-ray Collection To Be Released 17th October In The United States

Samurai Jack The Complete Series Blu-ray Collection To Be Released 17th October In The United States

Samurai Jack The Complete Series Blu-ray Collection To Be Released 17th October In The United States

Today (21/08/2017), Warner Bros Home Entertainment has announced that Cartoon Network’s/Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack will be having a complete series release on Blu-ray and Digital HD, for the very first time you will be able to watch the adventures of everyone’s favourite samurai from the very beginning all the way to the very end at any time you like. The Blu-ray and Digital HD collection will be released in the United States on Tuesday 17th October and will cost $112.99 SRP.

The complete collection will feature all sixty-two episodes (seasons one to five) from Genndy Tartakovsky’s critically acclaimed creation remastered completely in high definition, an exclusive metal art print, exclusive featurettes, behind the scenes extras and special commentary, this is the ultimate and definitive collection for any Samurai Jack fan.

Samurai Jack season five will also be getting a separate individual release on DVD and Blu-ray, the season five release will feature pitch movies for five episodes and an exclusive featurette – The Evolution of Jack. The season five home video release will also be available on Tuesday 17th October in the United States and will cost $24.98 SRP for DVD version and $29.98 SRP for the Blu-ray version. The soundtrack for Samurai Jack season five will be released sometime this autumn, the soundtrack will feature twenty-two tracks produced by Tyler Bates and composed by Joanne Higginbottom and Dieter Hartmann. The soundtrack will be available as a digital download and will be added to popular music streaming services.

Also, there will be a Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event on Monday 16th October in cinemas across the United States. Adult Swim and Fathom Events are teaming up to organise the exclusive one-night cinema event where fans will get to see the first season movie remastered in high-definition on the big screen, also there will be other surprises too.

More info on IGN via the link below:

http://uk.ign.com/articles/2017/08/21/samurai-jack-complete-five-season-series-blu-ray-box-set-announced

Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Last Friday (28/07/2017), the UK Licensing Awards have released their list of nominations for this year’s awards and two of Cartoon Network’s shows have been nominated in the best property categories. Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls was nominated in the “Best Children’s or Tween Licensed Property (age group 5-12)” and Adventure Time has been nominated in the “Best Teen or Adult Licensed Property” category. The UK Licensing Awards celebrates the best of licensed merchandise, entertainment properties, marketing campaigns and product innovation during the last twelve months.

Cartoonito UK’s recently acquired show – Thomas and Friends has also been nominated in the “Best Preschool Licensed Property (age group 0-5)” category. Cartoon Network’s sister companies – Warner Bros. and HBO have also been given nominations too in different categories. HBO’s Game of Thrones is competing for “Best Teen or Adult Licensed Property” with Adventure Time. Warner Bros’ The LEGO Batman Movie has also been nominated in the “Best Film Licensed Property” category and HBO’s/Cartoonito UK’s Sesame Street has been nominated in “The Classic Licensed Property Award” category, alongside Cartoonito’s Fireman Sam.

In the product categories, The LEGO Batman Movie Range has been nominated in the “Best Licensed Toys or Games Range” category, with DC Super Hero Girls and LEGO Batman costumes being nominated in the “Best Licensed Dress-Up or Partyware Range” category. DC Comics’ Be A Superhero This Summer at Intu shopping centres has also been nominated for Best Retail Execution and Warner Bros’ advertising collaboration with Halifax Bank featuring classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters (such as Fred Flintstone, Top Cat and Scooby-Doo who are also closely associated with Cartoon Network’s Boomerang channel) has been nominated in the “Best Licensed Marketing Communications Award” category.

The winners in all categories will be revealed at the UK Licensing Awards 2017 ceremony on Tuesday 12th September, which will be held in The Great Room of The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Nomination lists of all the 2017 UK Licensing Awards nominees can be found on the link below:

http://www.licensingsource.net/the-licensing-awards-2017-product-finalists-named/

http://www.thelicensingawards.co.uk/

Special thanks to The Daily Nick for the information:

http://www.nickalive.blogspot.com

Cartoon Network And Adult Swim Wins Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network And Adult Swim Wins Creative Arts Emmys
Nick Cross and Patrick McHale win Emmys for Over The Garden Wall!

Cartoon Network And Adult Swim Wins Creative Arts Emmys: Congratulations To Everyone Who Won An Award

Yesterday (12/09/2015) was the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles and productions made by Cartoon Network have won a total of six Creative Arts Emmys. Adult Swim also won two Emmys in the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category.

Cartoon Network have won an award in the Outstanding Short-format Animated Program category for the Adventure Time episode, Jake the Brick, also they won an Outstanding Animated Program award for Over The Garden Wall, created by Patrick McHale.

The following have won an award in the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category for Cartoon Network Productions:

Tom Herpich, Storyboard Artist for Adventure Time won for his work on the Walnuts & Rain episode.

Nick Cross, won an award for Production Design for Over The Garden Wall and also won another award for Background Painter for the Over The Garden Wall’s pilot, Tome of the Unknown.

Chris Tsirgiotis, won an award for Background Layout Designer on Tome of the Unknown.

The following have won an award in the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category for Adult Swim Productions:

JJ Villard, won an award for Character Design on King Star King for the Fat Frank’s Fantasy Lounge episode.

Bradley Schaffer, won an award for Character Animation on Robot Chicken for the Bitch Pudding Special episode.

A list of all of the winners can be seen on the links below:
http://deadline.com/2015/09/creative-arts-emmy-awards-2015-winners-list-1201523726/
http://deadline.com/2015/09/emmys-2015-creative-arts-winners-live-blog-1201523192/

Congratulations to everyone that was nominated and to those that even won an Emmy!