Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview

Friday (21/07/2017) was Cartoon Network’s main day at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, probably the most important annual convention for pop-culture in North America and the world. During Friday, there were two panels for productions by Cartoon Network Studios – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and Steven Universe.

First of all, it was Cartoon Network’s opportunity to introduce their new upcoming show – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, this was an opportunity for animation fans to see exclusive footage of the action-comedy animated series and ask questions about the show. The panel consisted of Ian-Jones Quartey (creator and voice of Rad), Toby Jones (co-executive producer), Courtenay Taylor (voice of K.O.), Kate Flannery (voice of Carol), and Dan Vader (lead writer/designer at Capybara Games, developed the new OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes game).

Next up, was the Steven Universe panel with Rebecca Sugar (creator), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), Estelle Darlings (voice of Garnet), and A.J. Michalka (voice of Stevonnie) with half-Gem/half-human Steven Universe – Zach Callison as a half guest and half moderator. At the panel, Steven Universe fans got to see a preview of the upcoming game console game – Steven Universe: Save The Light, the game will introduce a character very similar to Peridot but with a square-shaped head called Squaridot. Estelle, Rebecca Sugar and A.J. Michalka also did a surprise live performance of “Here Comes A Thought” and there was also a live script reading with the voice talent of the show.

Afterwards, there was the Steven Universe autograph session, this is an opportunity to meet Rebecca Sugar and the some of the main cast from the show.

There was also a live Steven Universe Q&A session on Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube account, with voice actresses Shelby Rabara, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz, this was an opportunity for fans to get their questions answered by Peridot, Pearl and Amethyst.

Today (Sunday 23rd July), the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle Darlings will be recorded at 3pm at the Horton Plaza Park in San Diego, anyone can take part in the sing-along.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/

Cartoon Network At E3 2017 OK K.O. And Steven Universe

Cartoon Network At E3 2017 OK K.O. And Steven Universe

Cartoon Network At E3 2017 OK K.O. And Steven Universe

This week (13/06/2017 – 15/06/2017) was E3 2017 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, the most anticipated annual event for gamers everywhere, the event is an opportunity for the video games industry to promote their new lineup of games and hardware for the next twelve months or so, also Cartoon Network Games were there to promote their two new games coming soon to consoles – OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes and Steven Universe: Save The Light.

OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes is an action brawler game with RPG elements and is based on Cartoon Network’s newest show of the similar name (OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes) created by Ian Jones-Quartey. OK K.O.! Let’s Be/Play Heroes is set in a fictional world populated by video game and manga-like characters, K.O. is the main protagonist of the OK K.O. franchise, his ambition is to become the world’s greatest hero.

At E3, the voice of K.O. – Courtenay Taylor and voice of Shannon – Kari Wahlgren got to play a demo of the upcoming game which is due to launch later this year, the game will be released for game consoles and for the PC. The show will officially premiere on Cartoon Network USA this August, but viewers can get an early sneak peek as six episodes are already available to stream on the Cartoon Network app and on pay-tv video on-demand services in the United States.

At E3, Cartoon Network hosted a Let’s Play livestream of the new OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes game on their YouTube channel, the Let’s Play was presented by Andre Meadows from the Black Nerd Comedy YouTube channel and Dan from Capybara Games. At 1.45pm PT today (15/06/2017), show creator Ian Jones-Quartey and co-executive producer Toby Jones will be talking about the new game on Twitch.tv’s E3 livestream.

http://www.twitch.tv/e3

More info about the new OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes game can be read via the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/03/ok-k-o-lets-be-heroes-game-coming-to-game-consoles-and-pc-soon/

Steven Universe: Save The Light, is developed by Grumpyface Studios and is a new console game featuring an original story written by Steven Universe series creator Rebecca Sugar. The RPG console game is a sequel to the popular mobile game Attack the Light which was released in 2015 and is expected to be released this summer. In Steven Universe: Save The Light, Steven and his Crystal Gems teammates go on a quest to retrieve a powerful and magical weapon that has gone missing from Beach City, in order to get the weapon and to stop the no-good Prism-snatcher, they must fight for it back.

Cartoon Network also did another Let’s Play livestream but this time for Steven Universe: Save The Light, the Let’s Play was also presented by Andre from Black Nerd Comedy.

More info about Steven Universe: Save The Light can be read via the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/03/steven-universe-save-the-light-coming-to-game-consoles-this-summer/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

http://www.e3expo.com

Cartoon Network USA Releases Four New OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes Animated Shorts

Cartoon Network USA Releases Four New OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Animated Shorts

Cartoon Network USA Releases Four New OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes Animated Shorts

Today (03/05/2017), Cartoon Network USA has added four new animated shorts of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. On 9th March this year, Cartoon Network greenlit the show as a full production animated series, which will premiere this summer.

The four new shorts are as follows: “Commercial”, “Power-Up!!!”, “Dendy” and “Boxmore Infomercial”, all four shorts are now available on Cartoon Network’s video-on-demand service as well as the Cartoon Network App.

List of new OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes animated shorts:

“Commercial”

Written and storyboarded by Mira Ongchua, Animation direction by Jake Ganz, animated by Studio Yotta.

“Power-Up!!!”

Written and storyboarded by Stevie Borbolla, Animation direction by Jake Ganz, animated by Studio Yotta.

“Dendy”

Written and storyboarded by Toby Jones, Animation direction by Joe Apel, animated by Cartoon Network Studios’ in-house Flash animation unit.

“Boxmore Infomercial”

Written and storyboarded by Ryann Shannon and Parker Simmons, Animation direction by Megan Kuck, animated by Powerhouse Animation Studios.

http://www.cartoonnetworkstudios.com