Adult Swim At San Diego Comic Con 2017 Schedule And Events

Adult Swim At San Diego Comic Con 2017 Schedule And Events

Adult Swim At San Diego Comic Con 2017 Schedule And Events

Turner’s young adult entertainment brand and Cartoon Network’s sister brand – Adult Swim will also be hosting a series of panels, signings and other special events at San Diego Comic Con International 2017. All panels for Adult Swim shows will take place on Friday 21st July at the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront running from 12.15pm to 4pm. This year, there will be panels for four Adult Swim shows – The Jellies (a brand new animated series coming soon to Adult Swim), Rick and Morty (new episodes coming to Adult Swim from 30th July), Robot Chicken and Mike Tyson Mysteries.

Adult Swim’s main venue at this year’s Comic-Con is a fairground-like attraction called “Adult Swim On The Green”, featuring a Meatwad Dome 4D Experience, games and prizes, autograph signing sessions, streams and special new episode screenings at night, including a Toonami Pre-Flight live stream from the convention. Adult Swim On The Green will be located behind the San Diego Convention Center, and will be open throughout the duration of the convention.

There will also be a special Rick and Morty event outside the Petco Park baseball stadium presented by the show’s creators – Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon on Saturday 22nd July, also the RickMobile (a vehicle shaped like Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty) will be travelling around the city.

Adult Swim San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Schedule: Panels

The Jellies!

Friday 21st July 2017 at 12.15pm – 1pm

Show creators Tyler, The Creator (Loiter Squad) and Lionel Boyce (Loiter Squad), producer Carl Jones (Black Dynamite), and actor Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack) invite you to preview an exclusive look at their new animated series The Jellies!, premiering this year on Adult Swim. Moderated by Walter Newman, vice president of comedy development at Adult Swim.

Rick and Morty

Friday 21st July 2017 at 1.15pm – 2pm

Executive producers and co-creators Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), writer/producer Ryan Ridley (Community), and voice talent Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) and Chris Parnell (Archer), invite fans to an inside look at the highly anticipated third season of Rick and Morty, premiering this summer on Adult Swim. Moderated by Brian “Q” Quinn (Impractical Jokers).

Robot Chicken

Friday 21st July 2017 at 2.15pm – 3pm

Walkers and bawk-bawkers collide this year when the RC crew arrives with an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season including the Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking ! Co-creator/executive producer Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, executive producer/co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor/writer Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash), writer/director Tom Sheppard, creator/writer/executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), and showrunner Scott M. Gimple (The Walking Dead) will be on hand for the fun, and who knows which surprise guests might “walker” onstage? Perhaps a guest who can write better puns than that. Moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim.

Mike Tyson Mysteries

Friday 21st July 2017 at 3.15pm – 4:00pm

It was a unanimous victory last time, but Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again, and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype. Currently in its third season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team has all-new episodes airing on Adult Swim. Join Mike Tyson, fellow voice cast member Rachel Ramras (The Looney Tunes Show), and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show) for an exclusive look at upcoming episodes. Moderated by Matt Fowler, TV writer for IGN.

Adult Swim San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Schedule: Adult Swim On The Green: Signings and Events

Adult Swim On The Green: Located at Convention Way & 5th Ave Pier Behind the Convention Center

From Thursday 20th July to Sunday 23rd July at 1pm to 6pm.
Free, This event for people over 18 years old, signup here.

We’re back on the Green! Did you miss us? We missed you! Come spend a leisurely afternoon on the back of a ferocious beast gallivanting through It’s A Fish Hole, or get a six-minute mind massage from the upgraded Meatwad Dome 4D Experience – now with motion seats. We’ve got all new games, friends, prizes, fun, streams (of the live variety), motorized animals, a tarot card reader, dart throwing, a claw machine and shade. Play for glory and be rewarded accordingly! It’s going to be like a choose-your-own-adventure game in real life.

Adult Swim Signings, Adult Swim On The Green, Main Stage

Autograph signings will take place on Saturday 22nd July, the schedule is as follows:

Rick and Morty: – 12pm to 1pm
Robot Chicken: – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
The Jellies!: – 3pm to 4pm

*Wristbands required for all signings.

A limited number of wristbands will be given out on the Green beginning at 11.30am PST.
First come, first served

Streams on the Green

We’re beaming our streams directly into your dreams LIVE from Comic-Con. Come see FishCenter and the rest of the Adult Swim streams at Adult Swim On The Green, Wednesday – Sunday. If you’re stuck in line (or at home) watch us live from wherever you are at adultswim.com.

Nighttime on the Green

Nighttime is the right time to stare into our future. Come out and watch our latest episodes and pilots.

Toonami Pre-Flight

Thursday 20th July at 8pm – 10pm.
FREE, First come, first served, This event for people over 18 years old, lineup begins at 7pm.

Toonami Pre-Flight is bringing TOM and SARA to you live from Comic-Con! Get behind-the-scenes info from your hosts Jason Demarco, Gill Austin, Steve Blum (voice of TOM) and Dana Swanson (voice of SARA).

Adult Swim Presents: Things You’ve Never Seen

Friday 21st July at 8pm – 10pm.
FREE, First come, first served.

Do you want to see things you’ve never seen before? Of course you do. It’s going to be completely mind blowing. We promise. Blankets and surprises provided.

Adult Swim Events In Other Locations In San Diego

Adult Swim Presents: Rick and Morty

Saturday 22nd July at 7.30pm – 11pm.

FREE, First come, first served. This event for people over 18 years old, lineup begins at 7pm.
Located at The Park at Petco Park, Enter at East Village Gate.

Wubba-Lubba-Dub-Dub! Join us for an event so big we had to find more Green (we’re moving this one to Petco Park)! Have all life’s burning questions answered (no promises) at this special evening with creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon.

RickMobile

The #rickmobile is rolling all over San Diego all week long! Follow it on the interwebs to find out where we’ll be.

Free Rides

They say, “Set a fish free and he’ll give you a ride anywhere in the sea.” We’re taking that to heart this year with our FishCenter themed free ride mobiles. Find this fishy fascination for some much-needed leg rest.

Interested to find out what else is happening at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con?, check out the schedule on the official San Diego Comic-Con website:

https://www.comic-con.org/cci/programming-schedule

Adult Swim’s Official San Diego Comic-Con Schedule:

http://www.adultswim.com/presents/sdcc-17/

Toonami Celebrates 20th Anniversary On 17th March

Toonami Celebrates 20th Anniversary On 17th March

Toonami Celebrates 20th Anniversary On 17th March

Cartoon Network’s action-animation and Japanese anime programming block and international channel brand – Toonami will celebrate its 20th anniversary this Friday (17/03/2017) and Saturday (18/03/2017) with live streams, never-before-seen animated shorts and prize giveaways. The weekend ceremony will start with a Toonami Pre-Flight livestream on Friday at 8pm ET on Toonami’s website (http://www.toonami.com/PreFlight) with feature Jason DeMarco and Gill Austin, the iconic voices of Toonami’s 3D CGI presenters T.O.M (Steven Blum) and SARA (Dana Swanson), the live-stream will feature classic footage from the history of Toonami and an interview with Sean Akins – the co-creator of Toonami programming block.

Toonami first appeared as an afternoon programming block on Cartoon Network USA on 17th March 1997, starting off with an episode from the 1985 animated series – Thundercats, as time went on, Toonami aired hit imports from Japan such as Dragon Ball Z, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gundam Wing and U.S. animation such as Justice League Unlimited from Warner Bros. Animation. Toonami also expanded to Cartoon Network’s international feeds, including the UK and Australia. The block ended in 2008, but was revived four years later in 2012 as part of Cartoon Network’s adult nighttime programming block – Adult Swim, since then, Toonami also had an international revival with channel launches in Asia and France. Faithful action-animation and anime fans have kept Toonami popular despite its late-night timeslot, with many of its new episode premieres trending on Twitter on Saturday nights.

Toonami has recently extended its broadcast period by half hour, starting at the earlier time of 11pm ET/PT on Saturday nights, the block has also welcomed back new episodes of Samurai Jack, a show which also aired on Toonami while the block was airing on Cartoon Network. New episodes of Samurai Jack are produced by Cartoon Network Studios and Williams Street (Adult Swim’s production house). Toonami has also been airing the latest installment of the Dragon Ball franchise – Dragon Ball Super.

On Saturday 18th March at midnight, Toonami will premiere Mamoru Oshii’s (creator of the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi anime series – Ghost in the Shell) new five-episode micro-series, “Sand Whale and Me”. A new 5-minute episode from the micro-series will air every week for the next five consecutive weeks. Toonami fans also voted for their favourite Toonami logo throughout the history of the block, the winning logo will be used on-air for the special 20th-anniversary broadcast. Throughout the 20th anniversary broadcast, viewers will have a chance to win T-shirts, T.O.M action figures, a limited run, printed comic from Intruder 3, and much more.

Adult Swim’s Toonami Celebrates 20 Years of Action, Ghost in the Shell’s Mamoru Oshii to Premiere New Micro-Series on Anniversary Weekend: From the Adult Swim Press Release, via ToonamiFaithful.com

Adult Swim’s dedicated weekend block, Toonami, celebrates 20 years with live streams, never-before-seen animated shorts and giveaways. The weekend celebration will kick-off Friday, March 17 with a Toonami Pre-Flight live-stream on Toonami.com/PreFlight and will feature Jason DeMarco and Gill Austin, the iconic voices of T.O.M and SARA, and classic footage from the past and an interview with co-creator Sean Akins.

Toonami first appeared on Cartoon Network’s afternoon programming block on March 17, 1997 and returned as a Saturday-night block on Adult Swim in 2012. Part lifestyle brand, part programming block, Toonami helped usher in the wave of anime in the late 90s. Toonami has recently welcomed back new episodes of Samurai Jack, and has extended its broadcast a half-hour earlier to 11 p.m. ET/PT.

“It’s hard to believe Toonami is celebrating its 20 year anniversary. Much has changed since Toonami’s premiere in 1997, but our strategy remains the same: to air the best anime and action cartoons, packaged and presented in a way that respects and welcomes fans” says DeMarco, senior vice president and creative director, on-air for Adult Swim. “Those fans are the reason Toonami still exists in 2017, and we couldn’t be more thankful for their years of support. Here’s hoping we’re still around for another 20 years.”

Viewers across the country are invited to join the festivities with a special, live edition of Toonami Pre-Flight starting at 8 pm. ET on Friday. Steve Blum, voice of T.O.M will be live in the studio to help celebrate and answer fan questions along with DeMarco and Austin. Blum’s otherworldly counterpart, Dana Swanson (SARA), will also present an exclusive reflections piece. There will be favourite Toonami memories, throwbacks and more.

The celebration will continue into the March 18 broadcast of Toonami, with the help of Arby’s®. Fans of the block voted on their favorite graphics look of Toonami throughout the years and starting that Saturday, The premiere of legendary director Mamoru Oshii’s (Ghost in the Shell) five-episode micro-series, “Sand Whale and Me,” is also scheduled for Midnight. Each 5-minute episode will run throughout the next five consecutive weeks. For on-air eyes only, fans will have the limited chance to participate in an anniversary-themed giveaway to win T-shirts, T.O.M action figures, a limited run, printed comic from Intruder 3, and more. Details on how to register will be revealed during that night’s broadcast.

Toonami airs Saturday nights at 11 p.m. ET/PT and Toonami Pre-Flight airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on AdultSwim.com.

http://toonamifaithful.com/press-release-toonami-celebrates-20-years-of-action/