Fans of Adult Swim's Toonami block have much to look forward to after this month, as the block returns to its normal schedule in January with a couple of surprises. Hit the jump for details.
Cartoon Network has announced that The Powerpuff Girls, seen in a special early this year, will return to Cartoon Network in 2016 with a new series. More after the jump.
At the end of last month, following Cartoon Network withdraw plans to release a variant cover for IDW Publishing’s The Powerpuff Girls #6 comic following a retailer's criticism that the illustration by Mimi Yoon, depicting Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup as teenagers overly sexualized the young protagonists. More after the jump.
Powerpuff Girls return to Cartoon Network on January 20th with a new special, with a new look and Beatles legend Ringo Starr but not creator Craig McCracken. Get a look at Dance Pantsed after the jump.
Back in January of 2013, during their upfront presentation to the industry, Cartoon Network announced plans for a new Power Puff Girls special, with a new look Beatles legend Ringo Starr and without Craig McCracken. Today the premiere date has been announced with Dance Pantsed, fomerly known as Dance Pants R-EVIL-lution, slated for January 20th. More after the jump.
Some interesting news came from Toonami today. First, they clarified their relationship with Space Dandy. Executive producer Jason DeMarco says it's along the lines of Ghost in the Shell. They're co-founding, but not actively producing the Shinichiro Watanabe anime. Then, they said that Naruto Shippuden will be joining the block in 2014. More after the jump.
More exciting news for Space Dandy in the run up to its January premiere as the official site has announced worldwide simulcast plans for the series, including a second attempt at a weekly TV simulcast, with involvement from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and FUNimation. Hit the jump for all of the details.
If you follow American TV, it was a big week for news with a bloodbath of cancellations announced, along with a number of new projects. Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block revealed what they'll be previewing to the industry and potential advertisers at next week's 2013/2014 upfront event, featuring a performance by Kanye West. From Naruto to Mike Tyson, see what the programming block has in mind for the next year, after the jump.
During the MomoCon convention, the staff behind Cartoon Network's Toonami block held its first panel since the block's official return last May to Adult Swim's regular schedule. Some big news was revealed regarding show acquisitions and a film airing as well as slight changes to the visual look of the block going forward. Hit the jump for all of the details
It's up front season, which means TV networks are letting prospective advertisers know what to expect for the year to come. In the case of Cartoon Network, their preview came with the bad news for super hero fans that Young Justice and Green Lantern will not be back for 2013/14. In their place will be Beware the Batman and the SD style Teen Titans Go! More after the jump.
Netflix has announced that the media distributor has inked a deal with Time Warner that will allow them to stream past seasons of Cartoon Network‘s Adventure Time, Ben 10, Regular Show and Green Lantern as well as the Adult Swim block's Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Boondocks and Children's Hospital. Content will be rolled out starting March 30th. More after the jump.
Back on October 13th, new episodes of Young Justice and Green Lantern were supposed to air on Cartoon Nework's DC Nation block, but were mysteriously pulled at the last moment, with a lot of fan speculation and a January return date in the wake. This week, DCN makes its awaited return. Ge a preview after the jump.
Back on October 13th, new episodes of Young Justice, Green Lantern, and shorts including Amethyst were supposed to air on Cartoon Nework's DC Nation block, but were mysteriously pulled at the last moment, with a lot of fan speculation and a January return date in its wake. As a hold over, Cartoon Network has posted a new chibi Teen Titans short. Get a look after the jump.
Cartoon Network has posted a preview spoof of Pokemon and the prime time drama Person of Interest from their animated comedy anthology MAD. Watch Reese uses his Special Forces skills to track down a Psyduck after the jump..