Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Monchhichi Streaming Rights

Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Monchhichi Streaming Rights

Boomerang USA Streaming Service Acquires Monchhichi Streaming Rights

Warner Bros’s and Turner USA’s classic animation streaming service – Boomerang has acquired streaming rights for a brand new show – Monchhichi. The new series is based on the Japanese monkey plush toy of the same name which was originally introduced in Tokyo in 1974. Monchhichi is being co-produced by France based Technicolor Animation Productions and French privately-owned national broadcaster – TF1 in collaboration with Monchhichi’s Japanese toy manufacturer – Sekiguchi. In the new show, Monchhichi are a group of friends who help children sleep and create dreams around the world. The popular toy has sold more than 100 million Monchhichi dolls and accessories in 40 countries.

After premiering on TF1 in France, the show quickly became a viewing ratings success, the new show will join along other Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes classics, along with some new content including the new Care Bears series – Care Bears: Unlock the Magic. Various broadcasters in Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have already picked up the new series. In Latin America, Discovery Kids own the broadcasting rights to the new series.

Sandrine Nguyen, co-managing director, Technicolor Animation Productions made this statement about the new show:

“We have had such an enthusiastic response from children around the world who have bonded with the big-hearted, sweet dream-creating, Monchhichi. Each adventure is a whirlwind comedy, filled with action, humor and tenderness and we are delighted that Boomerang premium service will now bring their magical adventures to kids across the U.S.”

At present, there’s no information of whether the 1980’s Hanna-Barbera Monchhichi series will be added to the Boomerang streaming service.

https://www.technicoloranimationproductions.com/en/

https://www.sekiguchi.co.jp/

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/boomerang-gets-deal-to-stream-animated-series-monchhichi

http://www.animationmagazine.net/streaming/boomerang-gets-up-to-monkey-business-with-monchhichi/

http://www.c21media.net/boomerang-picks-up-monchhichi/

Ben 10 Omni-Tricked DVD To Be Released In The United States On 18th September

Ben 10 Omni-Tricked DVD To Be Released In The United States On 18th September

Ben 10 Omni-Tricked DVD To Be Released In The United States On 18th September

Next Tuesday (18th September), Cartoon Network USA and distributor Warner Home Video will be releasing the four-part Ben 10 Omni-Tricked story-arc on DVD. The DVD will also include sixteen other episodes from the final half of Ben 10 season one running up to the Omni-Tricked season one finale. Watch as Ben Tennyson use the power of the Omnitrix to battle against the craziest and meanest villians of the universe including Zombozo, Lord Decibel and Vilgax. Luckily, Ben can transform into eleven aliens using the Omnitrix all each with their own unique powers, but it’s also all about transforming into the right alien in the right situation.

In the Omni-Tricked special – Ben’s trip to Portland with cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max is cut short by the arrival of a brand new, eleventh alien – Gax, as he fights another one of Dr. Animo’s Mega-Creatures. However the fight has caused his Omnitrix to go all haywire – looping through all 11 aliens without being able to stop, Grandpa Max then asks an old friend to fix the Omnitrix. Meanwhile, Ben is powerless and bounty hunters are looking for the Omnitrix, Ben then confronts his new fearsome alien enemy who appears on the scene – Vilgax wants the Omnitrix for his own nefarious purposes. Interestingly, Vilgax is of the same alien species of Ben’s 11th alien – Gax, both are Chimera Sui Generis.

The DVD will feature the following episodes:

– Hole in 10
– Recipe for Disaster
– Rustbucket RIP
– Freaky Gwen Ben
– Ben 24hrs
– Bright Lights, Black Hearts,
– Don’t Laze Me, Bro
– Don’t Let the Bass Drop
– Bad Penny
– Zombozo-Land
– Forgeti
– Max to the Max
– Cutting Corners
– Xingo
– Scared Silly
– Need for Speed
– Omni-Tricked (4 part special).

The voice of Ben Tennyson – Tara Strong has promoted the Omni-Tricked DVD release on Twitter, she was also interviewed by online news website – Cheddar, not only about Ben 10 and the new DVD release but also about Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up initiative.

https://www.amazon.com/Cartoon-Network-Ben-Omni-Tricked-S1V2/dp/B07F3P77XV/

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

On Tuesday (28th August), The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) released their juried winners list for the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, two of the six awards were awarded to production staff members from two of Cartoon Network’s shows. Lindsay Small-Butera won an award for her character animation work on the Adventure Time episode – Ketchup and Patrick Bryson won an award for his background painting work in the Steven Universe – Jungle Moon, both episodes are exceptional in terms of art and design.

Congratulations to Lindsay and Patrick for their amazing artwork! The juried awards (along with the awards for the other categories) will be presented at the 2018 Creative Arts Awards ceremonies at the at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September.

In addition to Cartoon Network’s awards in the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, sister brand in the WarnerMedia group – HBO (Home Box Office) has also won an award for “The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm”, the short animated documentary’s production designer – Jeff Scher has been given the award. The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm is intended to be a gentle introduction to the Holocaust that’s suitable for children, featuring a conversation between a young boy and his 90-year-old great-grandfather who survived one of the most horrific events of the 20th Century.

https://www.emmys.com/news/awards-news/juried-180828

In addition to these individual achievement awards, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have completely dominated the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category with nominations for Cartoon Network Studios’ Adventure Time, Steven Universe and We Bare Bears, Warner Bros. Animation’s Teen Titans Go! (produced for Cartoon Network) and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ Robot Chicken (produced for Adult Swim). This means its 100% certain that the award will go to a show that’s produced for Cartoon Network or its adult programming block – Adult Swim.

Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty has been nominated in the “Outstanding Animated Program Category” and also in the “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted
Program” category.

More information about Cartoon Network’s and Adult Swim’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 nominations on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-creative-arts-emmys-2018-nominations/