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

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Mega Man: Fully Charged New Show Premieres 5th August On Cartoon Network USA

Mega Man: Fully Charged New Show Premieres 5th August On Cartoon Network USA

Mega Man: Fully Charged New Show Premieres 5th August On Cartoon Network USA

Today (18th July), DHX Media, the world’s leading independent children’s programming producer has announced that the brand new animated series based on Capcom’s video game character – Mega Man called – “Mega Man: Fully Charged” will premiere on Cartoon Network USA on Sunday 5th August, with new episodes airing every Sunday, with ten initial episodes available to view from Friday 3rd August on the Cartoon Network app and VOD (video on-demand) services. In Canada, the new animated series will air on DHX’s Family Channel from this Autumn.

The new Mega Man series is co-produced with Dentsu Entertainment’s USA division and is executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment (creators of Cartoon Network’s Ben 10, Generator Rex, and the creators of the characters and team featured in Big Hero 6), Man of Action’s team consists of Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle. Man of Action will also be story editors on the new series.

Ahead of the show’s premiere in the both the United States and Canada, episode trailers for the new show will be available to view on DHX Media’s YouTube-based kids’ network WildBrain starting from this Saturday (21st July), show clips and trailer previews will be released on a weekly basis on Mega Man: Fully Charged’s very own YouTube channel.

Toys and consumer products based on the new Mega Man series are set to be released from Spring 2019, with the master toy licensee – Jakks Pacific releasing action figures, figurines, playsets and accessories, role-play items, and everyday dress-up and Halloween costumes.

On this Friday (20th July) at San Diego Comic Con (San Diego Convention Centre – ​Room 25ABC) between 6 and 7pm, there will be a panel for the new Mega Man: Fully Charged animated series, the panel will include Capcom’s Kazuhiro Tsuchiya (video game producer: ​Mega Man® 11, ​Asura’s Wrath™), Logan McPherson (DHX Studios, VP, creative & animated production: Slugterra, The Deep, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the series) and Man of Action Entertainment’s Joe Casey and Steven T. Seagle (executive producers and story editors: Mega Man: Fully Charged). At the panel, there will be a behind-the-scenes look at the new series.

Before the panel and between 12.30pm and 1pm, there will be an exclusive Mega Man: Fully Charged artwork signing also with Joe Casey, Steven T. Seagle and Kazuhiro Tsuchiya at Capcom’s booth (#215), fans will also have the opportunity to play the brand new Mega Man video game – Mega Man 11, which will be released for XBOX One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Switch on 2nd October. At the booth, there will be a lifesized Mega Man statue, don’t forget to take a selfie and use the hashtag #MegaManFullyCharged on social media. Also don’t forget to check out limited-edition Mega Man: Fully Charged artwork by pop artist Jose Emroca Flores at Booth #4722.

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From The DHX Media Press Release: Cartoon Network US announces Sunday, August 5 premiere of new action-packed series Mega Man: Fully Charged: San Diego Comic-Con celebrates Mega Man: Fully Charged with exclusive episode premiere, panel, signings and more, July 19 – 22: WildBrain launching new Mega Man: Fully Charged fan hub on YouTube, July 21

Halifax, NS – 18 July 2018 – DHX Media (or the “Company”) (TSX: DHX; NASDAQ: DHXM), a leading global children’s content and brands company, is gearing up for the premiere of the high-octane new animated series Mega Man: Fully Charged, an original co-production with Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc. (“Dentsu Entertainment”). Starting Sunday, August 5, fans can tune in every Sunday to see Mega Man: Fully Charged on Cartoon Network in the US. Ten episodes will also be available on the Cartoon Network app and various TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms in the US commencing Friday, August 3. Mega Man: Fully Charged, which is based on the legendary Capcom Mega Man video game franchise, will make its Canadian debut on DHX Television’s Family Channel in fall 2018. Man of Action Entertainment (Ben 10, Generator Rex, and the creators of the characters and team featured in Big Hero 6) serve as executive producers and story editors on the series.

“Just in time for the 30th anniversary of the legendary video game character, Mega Man is returning to TV in an all-new, amped-up animated series,” says Josh Scherba, President, DHX Media. “We’re confident fans both old and new will love this new series, as they follow Mega Man’s fast-paced adventures, beginning this summer.”

“Following Capcom’s announcement of the new Mega Man 11® video game, we are thrilled to be launching an exciting new animated series, Mega Man: Fully Charged,” said Yuichi Kinoshita, President & CEO, Dentsu Entertainment USA. “From TV and YouTube to video games and toy shelves, Mega Man will soon be everywhere kids are watching and playing.”

“Mega Man is exactly the kind of hero we need right now,” said Joe Kelly, Executive Producer/Story Editor, Man of Action Entertainment. “Optimistic, inquisitive and more focused on helping others and understanding adversaries than just locking them up. We love this character.”

Mega Man: Fully Charged soaring into San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con attendees will be among the first to get a peek at the all-new series during the Mega Man: Fully Charged panel taking place on Friday, July 20, 6 – 7 p.m. PT (San Diego Convention Centre – ​Room 25ABC). Along with an exclusive episode premiere from the series, the panel features Capcom’s Kazuhiro Tsuchiya (video game producer: ​Mega Man® 11, ​Asura’s Wrath™), Logan McPherson (DHX Studios, VP, creative & animated production: Slugterra, The Deep, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the series) and Man of Action Entertainment’s Joe Casey and Steven T. Seagle (executive producers and story editors: Mega Man: Fully Charged), who will provide a behind-the-scenes look into the creative process of reimagining this classic property for the next generation.

Other Mega Man: Fully Charged Comic-Con highlights include:

Exclusive Mega Man: Fully Charged artwork signing on Friday, July 20, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PT, with Man of Action Entertainment’s Joe Casey and Steven T. Seagle, Executive Producers/Story Editors of Mega Man: Fully Charged, and Kazuhiro Tsuchiya, producer of ​Mega Man® 11, ​Asura’s Wrath™, at the Capcom booth (#215), where fans can also play the all-new video game launching October 2, 2018
Event exclusive merchandise made available from Toynami (Booth #3229). While visiting Toynami, don’t forget to snap a selfie with a life-sized Mega Man statue – and share it on social media with friends and family, with hashtag #MegaManFullyCharged
Limited-edition Mega Man: Fully Charged artwork by pop artist Jose Emroca Flores (Booth #4722)

WildBrain Mega Man: Fully Charged fan hub launching on YouTube

In addition to the series’ launch on Cartoon Network and Family Channel, episode trailers for the new Mega Man: Fully Charged will be available on DHX Media’s YouTube-based kids’ network WildBrain. Beginning July 21, fans can check out clips and trailer previews on a weekly basis on the Mega Man: Fully Charged-dedicated YouTube channel.

New Mega Man: Fully Charged consumer products coming spring 2019

Fan interaction with Mega Man: Fully Charged will be action-packed off-screen as well, with the launch of the show’s consumer products hitting toy shelves in spring 2019. The upcoming line from master toy licensee JAKKS Pacific includes action figures, figurines, playsets and accessories, role-play items, and everyday dress-up and Halloween costumes.

About Mega Man: Fully Charged

Created for kids 6 to 11, and their parents who grew up loving the video games, Mega Man: Fully Charged features exciting new technologies and robots, and the introduction of Mega Man’s alter-ego, Aki Light, a normal, upbeat, schoolboy robot with nano-core technology that allows him to transform into the mega-powered hero Mega Man! With his Mega Buster arm cannon and iconic helmet, Mega Man battles the wickedest villains Silicon City has to offer. Beloved characters, such as Mega Man’s robotic dog, Rush, will return – while new characters, like Mega Mini™ and Suna Light, will make their debut!

The Mega Man® franchise is grounded in a series of popular video games, first launched in 1987 by Capcom, featuring battles fought by the eponymous blue robot hero and an ongoing cast of allies and enemies. Mega Man® has spawned over 136 video games on multiple gaming systems, selling over 32 million copies worldwide, as well as a plethora of toys, comics and collectibles. Capcom is releasing the highly anticipated sequel, Mega Man 11, coming to home consoles on October 2, 2018. A highly rated Mega Man TV series was popular in the USA in the mid-1990s and aired on ABC Family.

Distribution and licensing rights worldwide, excluding Asia, for the new Mega Man: Fully Charged series are managed by DHX Media. Dentsu Entertainment manages distribution and licensing in Asia.

About DHX Media

DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has offices worldwide. Visit us at www.dhxmedia.com.

About Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc.

Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc. was formed in 2010 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange, Code 4324). Dentsu Inc. is the world’s largest advertising agency, and a leading producer of Japanese animation, with approximately 55,000 full-time employees and more than 800 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Dentsu Entertainment USA develops original animation programming and media content for domestic and international markets, and manages licensing programs for new and existing properties. Current projects include production of the new Mega Man™ animated TV series. Past projects include YO-KAI WATCH™ and LBX™ (a.k.a.” Little Battlers eXperience”), both highly successful animation, video game and toy franchises; Deltora Quest®, a 52-episode animated series airing globally, and based on the international top-selling fantasy-adventure book series of the same name; and Monsuno®, an innovative toy line and animated boys action adventure series currently airing on Nicktoons and free-to-air channels in more than 150 countries. Dentsu Entertainment USA is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, please visit www.dentsuent.com

About Man of Action Entertainment

Man of Action Entertainment are Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle, the writers’ collective behind comic’s largest franchise characters as well as original characters published by their imprint at Image Comics. Their creations include Ben 10, the $4.5 billion boys’ action franchise for which they’re executive producing a new iteration, and Generator Rex, both for Cartoon Network. Dentsu handpicked them to create, write and executive produce the all-new Mega Man series. They also launched Disney XD’s Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel’s Avengers Assemble as EXP/writers. Man of Action created the characters and team featured in Big Hero 6, Disney/Marvel’s Academy Award®-winning feature. In addition to creating successful video games, toy lines and comic books, Man of Action are the creator/producer/writers of current and upcoming feature films and live-action TV series based on their original comic books and graphic novels including I Kill Giants, Officer Downe, Kafka, The Crusades and The Great Unknown.

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About Capcom

Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games including ground-breaking franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.

Capcom, the Capcom logo, Ace Attorney, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter, Asura’s Wrath and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc.

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Cartoon Network USA 2018-2019 Upfront: Cartoon Network’s Largest Programming Slate Ever: New Shows, New Episodes and New Digital Content

Cartoon Network USA 2018-2019 Upfront: Cartoon Network's Largest Programming Slate Ever: New Shows, New Episodes and New Digital Content

Cartoon Network USA 2018-2019 Upfront: Cartoon Network’s Largest Programming Slate Ever: New Shows, New Episodes and New Digital Content

Today (08/03/2018), Cartoon Network USA has announced their animated content upfront for the 2018-2019 television season. This year’s programming slate will be Cartoon Network’s largest in its twenty-five year history, with new shows by a new wave of creators. Cartoon Network has been expanding its digital portfolio and has been adding more than 30 apps and games, also podcasts, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) experiences.

Ever since the channel started developing original animated programming, Cartoon Network has always focused on its immersive storytelling and the tradition will continue with the brand new mystery adventure series – Infinity Train, created by Owen Dennis and Diego Molano’s Latin American supernatural comedy – Victor and Valentino. Infinity Train will premiere on Cartoon Network USA in 2019 and Victor and Valentino will premiere later this year.

Very recently, Cartoon Network USA has premiered a brand new show – Apple & Onion, created by The Amazing World of Gumball storyboard artist – George Gendi, also on 30th March, Cartoon Network will be premiering a brand new show created by Steven Universe show-writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin – Craig of the Creek. Julia Pott’s Summer Camp Island will be making its debut on Cartoon Network USA this summer. The channel has recently premiered a brand new show from its sister company – Warner Bros. Animation called Unikitty! which is based on the beloved character from The Lego Movie.

Apple and Onion is a limited-run series and originated from Cartoon Network’s Global Artists Programme. The show follows the comedic adventures of the two titular characters, both become friends and adapt to big city living in a world populated by anthropomorphic food.

Craig of the Creek is set in a kid-led utopian society of untamed wilderness filled with adventure and imagination located near a neighbourhood. Craig, the show’s main character, and his two best friends – Kelsey and JP traverse and venture through this strange land of where tribes of children reign over tree forts and dirt bike ramps.

Victor and Valentino follows the adventures of two half-brothers of the same names who spend a summer with their grandma in Monte Macabre, a small and mysterious town, where the myths and legends of Latin American folklore come to life. The show is created by Powerpuff Girls storyboard artist and OK K.O.!: Let’s Be Heroes background artist – Diego Molano.

Infinity Train follows a precocious young girl named Tulip who finds herself on a train full of infinite worlds and tries to find her way home, the show will premiere in 2019 and is highly-anticipated by animation fans, the pilot episode was uploaded onto Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube channel in November 2016 and has had over three million views.

Summer Camp Island is about two best friends named Oscar and Hedgehog staying at a magical summer camp full of mystery and wonder. On Summer Camp Island, anything can happen and exist, it’s a place of witches and talking sharks and monsters hiding underneath beds and where objects are alive and can talk. The new show is created by British animation director – Julia Pott, known for her episode story-writing on Adventure Time.

In addition to brand new shows, new episodes of popular fan-favourites including Adventure Time, Ben 10, OK K.O.!: Let’s Be Heroes, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, The Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans Go!, Mighty Magiswords, Clarence and We Bare Bears will continue to premiere on the Cartoon Network USA television channel and the Cartoon Network app. New episodes of Adventure Time will air from Sunday 18th March and new episodes of Steven Universe will continue from Monday 9th April.

In terms of digital content, the Steven Universe Podcast will be returning this July for a third-volume of ten episodes and will continue analysing the various people and places in the show.

The Ben 10 Alien Experience augmented reality app will be updated this August and will also feature the Omni-Enhanced aliens from Ben 10 season two. The new update will feature new gameplay, levels and enemies. The app allows fans to become Ben 10 and transform into different aliens through the use of the mobile app’s Augmented Reality features.

There will also be an Adventure Time game based upon the Bloons Tower Defense franchise entitled – “Bloons Adventure Time TD”. In the game, Finn and Jake must do all they can to protect the Land of Ooo from the Bloon Hordes. Players can recruit their favourite Adventure Time characters including Princess Bubblegum, Marceline, Ice King and many more. The new free-to-play mobile game is expected to be released this August.

From The Turner USA Press Release: Cartoon Network Ushers In A New Wave Of Creators For Today’s Kids

Cartoon Network announced today its largest slate of content ever from a new wave of creators telling stories that are relevant and reflective of today’s kids. The network, which is seeing success in total consumption across its platforms, is also adding more than 30 new games and apps to its mobile and web portfolio that has over 200 million worldwide downloads and now includes a series of podcasts, VR and AR experiences.

Known for its immersive storytelling, Cartoon Network is introducing the next generation of creators with series including: Owen Dennis’ mysterious and magical adventure Infinity Train and Diego Molano’s Latin American supernatural comedy Victor and Valentino.

These new series will be joining the recent premiere of Apple & Onion from George Gendi; the upcoming debut of Craig of The Creek by Matt Burnett and Ben Levin; Julia Pott’s Summer Camp Island bowing this summer; and the recently premiered Unikitty!, the newest series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the beloved character from The LEGO® Movie.

“It has always been in our DNA to embrace kids for who they are and build relatable worlds, stories and characters for them,” said Christina Miller, president of Cartoon Network-Adult Swim-Boomerang. “This moment is especially exciting because this new wave of talent naturally brings depth and interactivity to their storytelling. It is a perfect match for our audience!”

“Cartoon Network continues to see growth in time spent on video and gaming platforms as kids are enjoying our content across a vast array of environments,” said Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales. “The best way for brands to reach and engage our fans is through a total audience approach that captures all of these relevant spaces.”

The 2018-2019 programming, mobile and gaming lineup includes:

NEW SERIES

Apple & Onion – Apple and Onion, the eponymous characters of Cartoon Network’s newest buddy comedy created by George Gendi, made their debut in a limited run last month. The show stems from Cartoon Network’s global Artists Program and introduces best friends Apple and Onion who have decided to leave their hometowns to experience big city living. New episodes air back-to-back every Friday through the end of March.

Craig of the Creek – Co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin, Craig of the Creek follows the precocious Craig as he leads his best friends J.P. and Kelsey on comical journeys at their neighborhood creek, transforming everyday afternoons into thrilling expeditions through imaginative play. An episode is available on the CN App and VOD now, with new episodes debuting linearly on Friday, March 30.

Infinity Train – With a groundswell of fan support of the original short created through the Artist Program, this mystery adventure created by Owen Dennis follows a precocious young girl named Tulip who finds herself on a train full of infinite worlds and tries to find her way home. Infinity Train will debut in 2019.

Summer Camp Island – In this wildly imaginative series based on an original Cartoon Network short created by Julia Pott, Summer Camp Island will unfold the mysteries that Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog encounter at a magical summer camp. Having completed a momentous festival run that included Sundance Film Festival, the highly anticipated series will premiere this summer.

Victor and Valentino – Created by Diego Molano, this supernatural adventure comedy follows two half-brothers who spend a summer with their grandma in Monte Macabre, a small and mysterious town, where the myths and legends of Latin American folklore come to life. Victor and Valentino can be seen later this year.

RETURNING SERIES

Adventure Time – Cartoon Network and Mojang expand their partnership with an original Minecraft episode expected to premiere this summer. In the special episode titled, “Diamonds and Lemons,” while Finn and his friends unite to dig for treasure and fight off enemies, they experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a fantastic new vision of Ooo. Four additional new episodes return back-to-back on Sunday, March 18. The series is created by Pendleton Ward and executive produced by Adam Muto.

Ben 10 – Greenlit for a third season, Ben, cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max are ready for action that will be loaded with epic transformations, never-before-seen aliens and foes, and with high-energy vehicles to kick hero-time into maximum overdrive. New episodes from the current season, including a half-hour special will introduce the newest alien trying to invade Ben’s world – Shock Rock, who is looking to conquer the world and drain the planet of energy and resources. Ben 10 is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment.

OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes – With a console video game and a season two greenlight in hand, K.O. is leveling up with new adventures, threats and villains on the horizon. Surprise heroes will also make their debut alongside some familiar faces in special crossover episodes that will power up the action, laughter and comedy to the next level. The series is created by Ian Jones-Quartey.

Steven Universe – Created by Rebecca Sugar, the three-time Emmy-nominated and two-time GLAAD-nominated series returns this year with three all-new, action-packed story arcs. The stakes are higher than ever before for Steven and the Crystal Gems as they must face internal and external battles unlike any they have ever encountered. The first arc premieres this April.

The Amazing World of Gumball – Season six of this BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning series from Cartoon Network Studios EMEA conjures up a new Halloween special, as well as an episode filled with music and dance. The season will continue the warm-hearted adventures with the energetic and fearless blue cat—Gumball—and his idiosyncratic family, the Wattersons.

The Powerpuff Girls – As the original harbingers of girl power, the iconic brand has been an inspiration to generations of girls and young women since its initial launch in November 1998. Twenty years later, the anniversary celebration begins with a global rollout of new episodes, events and products that will continue into 2019. Fourth sister Bliss will also return later this year in a new episode.

Teen Titans Go! – Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg may be heading to the movies for their big theatrical debut on July 27, but they will also be back for all-new episodes on Cartoon Network. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, season five of the Emmy-nominated superhero comedy is expected to premiere this June.

Unikitty! – Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and based on the beloved character from The LEGO® Movie, this sparkle-filled series will continue to debut new episodes on Cartoon Network.

We Bare Bears – Greenlit for a fourth season, the BAFTA and Annie Award-winning series created by Daniel Chong returns for ambitious adventures and more adorable baby bears. Set to debut later this year, the three bear brothers will have their funniest escapes yet in all-new episodes that will include holiday specials, a half-hour Halloween episode full of scary stories and a wedding where the bears come to the rescue as the best man.

New episodes of additional Cartoon Network favorites Mighty Magiswords and Clarence will also roll out through the year.

DIGITAL EXPERIENCES

Cartoon Network will offer fans digital experiences across mobile, web and streaming platforms to engage with the worlds of Adventure Time, Ben 10, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Steven Universe, and We Bare Bears, among other properties to be announced.

Bloons Adventure Time TD – Developed by Ninja Kiwi and based on their megahit Bloons Tower Defense franchise, Bloons Adventure Time TD features the Bloon hordes invading the Land of Ooo! Finn and Jake will need all the help they can get to stop them. Players can recruit their favorite Adventure Time characters including Princess Bubblegum, Marceline, Ice King and more, as well as the monkeys from the Bloons TD franchise as they travel from kingdom to kingdom to send the Bloons packing. The free-to-play game will be available this summer.

Ben 10 Alien Experience – Featuring the Omni-Enhanced Aliens of Ben 10 season two and synergizing with the new Playmates Toys Action Figures, this updated and enhanced augmented reality game will feature new gameplay, levels and enemies allowing fans to become Ben 10 in their own environment. Players can also use the camera feature to transform themselves into even more Aliens than before and save their own Omni-Enhanced photos and videos. Ben 10 Alien Experience is a free, ad-supported game and expected to be updated on all mobile platforms in August.

The Steven Universe Podcast – With 10 new episodes launching as part of the third volume available this July, The Steven Universe Podcast will continue with an in-depth exploration of the people and places that make up the Steven Universe world. Each episode will include a close-up, behind-the-scenes look at characters and surroundings featured in the beloved animated series.

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