Cartoon Network And Adult Swim At New York Comic Con 2018

Cartoon Network And Adult Swim At New York Comic Con 2018

Cartoon Network And Adult Swim At New York Comic Con 2018

Tomorrow (4th October), is the opening day of New York Comic Con 2018, which will mostly be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City between Thursday 4th and Sunday 7th October. Below is a list of events and panels relating to Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, plus other animation event relating to Warner Bros. Animation/DC Comics productions. Anime fans who watch Toonami can find every event relating to Anime on the link below, including events organised by WarnerMedia’s CrunchyRoll, Funimation, Viz Media and many more.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Explore/Panels/View-All/#search=rpp%3D12%26d%3D104397%7C152_383604

Cartoon Network fans attending New York Comic Con 2018 may want to take part in the Cartoon Network Costume Ball competition on Saturday 6th October, special guest judges include Michaela Dietz, voice of Amethyst from Steven Universe, Deedee Magno Hall, voice of Pearl from Steven Universe and Greg Cipes, voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!. There will be a prize giveaway for people wearing the best Cartoon Network character costumes. Adult Swim fans may want to check out the [adult swim] presents: The Venture Bros panel on Friday 5th October, show creator Jackson Publick and show writer Doc Hammer will be at the panel.

Lego DC Super-Villains’ Video Game Interview

October 04, 2018, 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
NYCC Live Stage – Booth 174 – Javits Center

Join Lego DC Super-Villains Executive Producer Phil Ring, actors Dee Bradley Baker (Clock King/Desaad), Grey Griffin (Catwoman/Lashina), Nyambi (Green Lantern), and Ames Kirshen (VP of Interactive & Animation at DC Entertainment) for a discussion of the film.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/67312/Lego-DC-Super-Villains-Video-Game-Interview

LEGO® DC Super-Villains: An Inside Look at the Villain-Centric Adventure Game

October 04, 2018, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Main Stage 1-D Presented by Verizon – Javits Center

Join the team behind the LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame, including Phil Ring (Executive Producer, TT Games), Ames Kirshen (Vice President, Interactive & Animation, DC Entertainment), Nyambi Nyambi (voice of Green Lantern), Grey Griffin (voice of Catwoman & Lashina) and Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clock King & Desaad) for an inside look at the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure packed with favorite locations and characters from across the DC Universe. Moderated by Victor Lucas (founder and host of EPN.tv), this celebration of villainy will provide fans with a look at the story, customization options and character reveals. Players have the ability to create and play as a Super-Villain throughout LEGO DC Super-Villains, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed, hilarious story written in collaboration with DC Comics. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group will release LEGO DC Super-Villains on October 16, 2018.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66891/LEGO-DC-Super-Villains-An-Inside-Look-at-the-Villain-Centric-Adventure-Game

Patrick Rothfuss Talks Rick & Morty/D&D Crossover

October 04, 2018, 2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
NYCC Live Stage – Booth 174 – Javits Center

The acclaimed author is merging two worlds we never thought would meet: Rick and Morty and Dungeons & Dragons.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/67355/Patrick-Rothfuss-Talks-Rick-MortyDD-Crossover

DC Universe Digital Service

October 04, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Room 1A24 – Javits Center

DC fans – this is your Universe! Get an in-depth look at the brand new and ground breaking digital subscription service designed just for fans – DC UNIVERSE. Plus, get the latest updates on DC Universe original live-action and animated series like Titans and Young Justice: Outsiders, and a deep dive on the incredible line-up of legendary DC films and series, epic animated movies, comic books, exclusive merchandise and much more.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66632/DC-Universe-Digital-Service

Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set

October 05, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Stage 1-D Presented by Verizon – Javits Center

As the most acclaimed super hero animated television series in history, Batman: The Animated Series has captured the imaginations of generations with its innovative designs, perfect voices and landmark approach to characters and stories. In late 2018, fans will finally be able to enjoy a remastered Blu-ray release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Join many of the key forces behind Batman: The Animated Series for a celebration of the series, an extended look at the newly-remastered footage, and additional details about this monumental Blu-ray box set. Join many of the key individuals behind the creation of this beloved series – including Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman; Tara Strong, voice of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl; Loren Lester, voice of Robin; Diane Pershing, voice of Poison Ivy; and producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski – for a revealing panel discussion … and maybe a few unique prizes. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on October 30, 2018.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66892/Batman-The-Complete-Animated-Series-Deluxe-Limited-Edition-Blu-ray-Box-Set

Batman: The Animated Series Interview

October 05, 2018, 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
NYCC Live Stage – Booth 174 – Javits Center

Hiya, Batsy! Kevin Conroy (Bruce Wayne), Loren Lester (Robin), Diane Pershing (Poison Ivy), and Producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski pop out of the shadows to talk the series’ impact 25 years later.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/67344/Batman-The-Animated-Series-Interview

Phil LaMarr on the Art of Voice Acting

October 05, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Shop Studios, Level 3 – 528 W 39th St

Lend an ear to the man who has lent his voice to memorable characters in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Futurama, Justice League, Samurai Jack and dozens of other animated television programs and films. Phil LaMarr is one of the most acclaimed voice actors in the entertainment industry, and now he brings his years of expertise to the 2018 NYCC Master Class series to teach you how to hone your own voice acting abilities. Join LaMarr as he provides tips, tricks, techniques, and valuable insights that have made him one of the most influential and beloved voice actors in the world.

A separate ticket is required for this event. Please visit: https://www.showclix.com/event/Phil-LamarrQazAOj for information and availability.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66128/Phil-LaMarr-on-the-Art-of-Voice-Acting

Titmouse, Inc. — We Make Cartoons!

October 05, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Room 1B03 – Javits Center

Meet with one of the largest 2D animation studios in America. Talk with directors, creators, producers, and animators. There will be discussions about what shows we make for Adult Swim to Disney to Netflix and how we make them!

Come check out screenings of our animation favorites, grab free merchandise and get your cartoon questions answered! Plus live drawing prizes from real Titmouse artists.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66018/Titmouse-Inc–We-Make-Cartoons

[adult swim] presents: The Venture Bros.

October 05, 2018, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Room 1A06 – Javits Center

Catch up with the cast and crew of The Venture Bros., including Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer as they talk all things Venture!

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/67527/adult-swim-presents-The-Venture-Bros

Cartoon Network Costume Contest

October 06, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Cartoon Network is back to host the biggest costume party for families at NYCC! We’ll play games, award prizes, watch sneaks of your favorite shows and then turn the stage over to you to show us your amazing costumes. We’ll award prizes to our favorite ensembles including Best Family, Best Duo & Most Heroic. Finally, the first 500 kids who arrive in costume will receive a special prize! Did we mention prizes? Special guest judges include Michaela Dietz, voice of Amethyst from Steven Universe, Deedee Magno Hall, voice of Pearl from Steven Universe and Greg Cipes, voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66510/Cartoon-Network-Costume-Contest

Man of Action Entertainment Workshop for Kids: Create Your Own Comic Book

October 06, 2018, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Room 1C03 – Javits Center

Man of Action Entertainment’s TV/film/comic book/graphic novel creator/producer/writers Joe Casey, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle debut their workshop on creating a new comic book/comic universe at NYCC. They’ll share how they developed their hit creations (BEN 10, MEGA MAN: FULLY CHARGED, team/characters from BIG HERO 6) & guide everyone in creating their own new comic universe including exercises to help everyone build a brand new comic together over the course of the panel.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66023/Man-of-Action-Entertainment-Workshop-for-Kids-Create-Your-Own-Comic-Book

DC Superman 80th

October 06, 2018, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Room 1A06 – Javits Center

Join legendary creators celebrating the spirit of truth, hope and justice during Superman’s 80th anniversary panel. Don’t miss this insightful conversation between industry giants as they discuss the relevance of Superman 80 years after his creation, how they’re interpreting the Man of Steel in their perspective projects and their favorite Superman moments in comics, television and movies!

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/66639/DC-Superman-80th

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Theme Park Now Open

Last Monday (23rd July), the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park formally opened at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with an inauguration ceremony with Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The theme park fully opened to the public two days later on Wednesday 25th July, with a special cinema spectacular and public opening ceremony the night before (24th July).

The brand new theme park is called Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and features six immersive lands with loads of rides and attractions. Themed lands include DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. The theme park features a total of 29 rides, interactive attractions and live entertainment and also themed restaurants and shops. At 1.65 million square feet, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks and brings together some of the most famous characters in film, television and comics all under one roof all from one of the most famous entertainment companies in the world, including DC Comics’ Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman; Warner Bros. Animation’s Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones and Tom & Jerry. The brand new theme park was developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s entertainment asset and investment company, in partnership with Cartoon Network’s sister company within the WarnerMedia group – Warner Bros. Entertainment. A total of around $1 billion has been invested into the new theme park.

When visitors enter the theme park, they’re welcomed to an art deco themed town portal area which will take them to the different lands in the theme park, they can go on a Justice League superhero adventure in Metropolis or visit the dark, crime ridden streets of Gotham City inhabited by villainous masterminds such as the Joker and Harley Quinn, but there’s always Batman to foil their evil plans. After the darkness of Gotham City, visitors could revisit their childhood by entering Cartoon Junction, a place of blue skies, fluffy clouds and much loved cartoon characters, alternatively there’s the dunes of Dynamite Gulch filled with animated antics and mayhem or there’s an option to go back in time to the Stone Age and meet The Flintstones and The Rubbles in Bedrock.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the latest addition to Yas Island – a multi-purpose entertainment and shopping complex. Yas Island has other theme parks such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and the upcoming attraction, CLYMB – soon to be the world’s tallest climbing wall. Other attractions at Yas Island include Yas Marina Circuit – one of the most technologically-advanced Formula 1 circuits in the world; Yas Marina – a vibrant venue offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities; the Yas Mall – the largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi with 400 retail stores; Yas Beach; and, Yas Links Abu Dhabi – the 44th best golf course in the world, as well as seven luxury hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars.

Tickets can now be purchased from Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi’s website: https://www.wbworld.com

Tourists visiting the UAE may also want to check out IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai, the indoor theme park has a Cartoon Network themed zone filled with rides and attractions.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2016/08/cartoon-network-zone-at-img-worlds-of-adventure-opened-today-31st-august/

From The Warner Bros. Press Release: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island Inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, yesterday inaugurated Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment, with an investment of $1 billion.

Their Highnesses attended the official inauguration ceremony, which took place in the Warner Bros. Plaza at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. The ceremony included the first screening of the Warner Bros. Cinema Spectacular, a captivating show that brings Warner Bros.’ unparalleled film library to life. Guests were also treated to a series of festive celebrations incorporating the park’s beloved characters.

Sheikh Zayed bin Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Saif and Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan then took the stage alongside some of the park’s iconic DC and Warner Bros. Animation characters to press a button marking the official opening of the highly anticipated theme park, which is expected to draw in thousands of guests including residents and tourists of all ages.

Following the opening ceremony His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed toured the park, which officially opens to the public on the 25th of July. The opening of the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi marks the latest addition to Yas Island’s offering of world-class tourism and entertainment attractions, and serves to strengthen the island’s position as a leading leisure and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, further enhancing UAE’s distinguished position on the world map.

During the tour, their Highnesses were briefed on the many elements which help bring the park’s immersive environments to life across its six lands. From the meticulously curated musical arrangements to the faithfully created landscapes, each land is uniquely designed to truly immerse guests in the places they’ve seen in movies, comic books and on TV.

Their Highnesses also learned of the different stages of development which the park underwent as well as its adherence to the internationally recognized best practices and rigorous health and safety standards to ensure the wellbeing of its guests. During the tour, their Highnesses also visited the park’s wide array of facilities and state-of-the-art attractions.

“It is with great pride that we open Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island today. This is a milestone moment for us as we continue to cement Abu Dhabi’s positioning as one of the world’s leading family and tourism destinations. I am confident that the addition of this theme park to our already rich portfolio will further enhance Yas Island’s offering,” said H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral.

“We’re delighted that our partnership with Warner Bros. has resulted in us delivering our promise of creating an attraction that will amaze and entertain both the young, and the young at heart,” added H.E. Al Mubarak.

Filled to the brim with endless family fun and adventures, the park transports guests to six expertly designed lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, as well as Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. Home to a total of 29 exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment shows, the park will offer an incredible range of themed experiences. Guests will also enjoy authentically themed dining experiences, from grab-and-go eateries to full-service sit-down restaurants and cafes, as well as custom designed shops featuring bespoke Warner Bros. merchandise inspired by fan-favorite characters, some of which has been developed exclusively for the park.

“Warner Bros. has an almost-100-year legacy of producing and distributing high-quality entertainment to global audiences, and this world-class attraction continues that tradition in grand style,” said Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. “Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi literally brings our characters to life and provides fans a truly unique immersive entertainment experience. We couldn’t have better partners than our colleagues at Miral, and we look forward to continuing our longstanding relationship,” he continued.

The world-class theme park brings to life fan-favorite DC Super Heroes like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, alongside beloved Warner Bros. Animation characters from Looney Tones and Hanna-Barbera like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones, using state-of-the-art technology to create truly immersive environments and unforgettable experiences.

The excitement begins in Warner Bros. Plaza, where guests can meander the streets of the art deco themed portal to the various lands of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. Guests can enjoy the gleaming urban landscape of Metropolis, where they can revel in the heroic optimism of the Justice League – whose members include Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and The Flash. They can then make their way to the dark alleys of Gotham City where devious masterminds such as The Joker, and Harley Quinn wreak havoc only to be thwarted by Batman. In contrast, bright blue skies and fluffy white clouds will surround the guests in Cartoon Junction where childhood favorite characters come to life. Guests will then leave the colorful houses behind for the lofty dunes of Dynamite Gulch packed full of animated antics and mad mishaps. And finally, guests can rewind all the way to the modern Stone Age in Bedrock with the lovable cave-families – The Flintstones and The Rubbles.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the latest addition to Yas Island’s immersive theme parks including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and the upcoming attraction, CLYMB. These are complemented by: Yas Marina Circuit – one of the most technologically-advanced Formula 1 circuits in the world; Yas Marina – a vibrant venue offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities; Yas Mall – the largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi with 400 retail stores; Yas Beach; and, Yas Links Abu Dhabi – the 46th golf course in the world, as well as seven sophisticated hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars.

To purchase tickets or learn more about Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, visit http://www.wbworld.com and join the conversation on social using the hashtag #WBWorld.

About Miral

Miral is Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, uniting people and places through unique, immersive and exciting experiences. Responsible for the development and management of Yas Island, Miral’s assets encompass entertainment, hospitality, leisure, sport, dining, retail, and real estate destinations. Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Viceroy. For more information, visit www.miral.ae.

About Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, delivering an unparalleled fan experience. When guests walk through the iconic Warner Bros. shield, they will be transported to six truly immersive lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza, and enjoy 29 state-of-the-art exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment. Spanning 1.65 million square feet, Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks to date. From the action and adrenaline-fueled adventures of DC Super Heroes to the wacky and wonderful world of Looney Tunes, this captivating and interactive new experience brings together some of the world’s most iconic characters and stories under one roof for the first time in the region including: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman as well as Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry and The Flintstones, among others.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

http://www.warnermediagroup.com/newsroom/press-releases/2018/07/24/warner-bros-world-abu-dhabi-on-yas-island-inaugurated-by-sheikh

Toonami India To Close On 15th May

Toonami India To Close On 15th May

Toonami India To Close On 15th May

Turner India has announced that Cartoon Network India’s sister channel – Toonami will cease broadcasting on Tuesday 15th May. At launch, the channel mostly focused on action animation with shows such as Batman, Superman, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Justice League, Inazuma Eleven Go and Dragon Ball Z, but in 2017, the channel was re-purposed as an classic animation channel, mostly airing shows from Cartoon Network’s and Hanna-Barbera’s library, however, the channel still airs the action-anime series Dragon Ball Super.

Turner India just soft-launched launched a new version of Cartoon Network called Cartoon Network HD+ last Sunday (15th April) which is being rolled out on other operators, it’s likely that the new channel will be Toonami India’s eventual replacement. The other Toonami channel in the Asia-Pacific region – Toonami Asia just recently closed at the end of March.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/03/toonami-asia-close-end-march/

https://dthforum.com/threads/toonami-india-will-get-shutdown-on-15-may-2018.48319/