The Powerpuff Girls POW! Academy At The 2019 British Gymnastics Championships

The Powerpuff Girls POW! Academy At The 2019 British Gymnastics Championships

The Powerpuff Girls POW! Academy At The 2019 British Gymnastics Championships

Last week (Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th March) was the 2019 British Gymnastics Championships at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, it was also the first British Gymnastics Championships after the formation of the POW! Academy, a joint initiative between British Gymnastics and Cartoon Network which was introduced last July. The POW! Academy is a Powerpuff Girls themed event where gymnasts ages 5 to 11 can show off their talents by linking skills they have learned. There are eight sequences gymnasts can perform to earn POW! Academy badges and certificates.

Children from the Beth Tweddle Gymnastics Academy performed POW! Academy routines at the event. During the event, presenters shot POW! T-shirts into the crowd and The Powerpuff Girls – Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup were present for fan meet and greets.

Personalized POW! Academy products are available online on the Cartoon Network By Me website (https://cartoonnetworkbyme.com/pow-academy/).

More info about POW! Academy on the link below:

https://regularcapital.toonsphere.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-uk-and-british-gymnastics-partner-for-powerpuff-girls-pow-academy/

https://www.licenseglobal.com/character/powerpuff-girls-flip-uk-gymnastics

https://www.licensingsource.net/the-powerpuff-girls-somersault-into-liverpool/

https://www.british-gymnastics.org

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific To Continue We Bare Bears Marketing Campaign During 2019

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific To Continue We Bare Bears Marketing Campaign During 2019

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific To Continue We Bare Bears Marketing Campaign During 2019

On Monday (4th March), Cartoon Network Asia Pacific has announced that it will continue its ongoing We Bare Bears regional marketing campaign during 2019. We Bare Bears is one of the most popular Cartoon Network shows in the Asia Pacific region, its success has led to several merchandise licensing deals and special events. Created by Daniel Chong, We Bare Bears follows the lovable three bear brothers – Grizzly, Ice Bear and Panda in their ongoing attempt to fit into human society, they always get into mishaps but they make new friends along the way.

Throughout 2019, Cartoon Network Asia Pacific will be pushing its biggest ever promotional effort for We Bare Bears, which will include mall events, social media influencer tie-ups, competitions and character meet and greets with Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear. CN has also started its We Bare Bears Southeast Asia tour called “We’ll Be There”, the name of the tour comes from the name of the show’s opening theme, performed by British singer/songwriter, Estelle. Fans can also vote for which country in Southeast Asia they want the bears to visit, the first stop on the tour will be in Singapore at Tampines 1 and Century Square on 20th to 26th March.

We Bare Bears merchandise has been selling fast in Asia, retailers that sell We Bare Bears merchandise include Miniso (Asia and Worldwide), SPAO (South Korea and Malaysia) and Penshoppe in the Philippines. There was even a pop-up café in South Korea. In terms of online content, there’s new We Bare Bears emoticons and stickers and there’s a brand new Facebook community page for We Bare Bears for fans who live in Asia.

CN Asia’s We Bare Bears community page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/415745118939868/

Cartoon Network Australia has also kicked off its own version of the “We’ll Be There” tour called “We Bare Bears on Tour”. On Valentine’s Day (14th February), the bears visited the Sydney Opera House, Pitt Street Mall and China Town, a total of 1,000 plush bear toys were given away to the public. The Australian tour will continue throughout the year, with the bears visiting different locations. In 2018, Cartoon Network estimated that We Bare Bears engaged its fans through more than 200 million touchpoints in the Asia Pacific region.

The bears have been spotted everywhere in Singapore, with partnerships with Frasers Malls during Christmas and also at the Sentosa MegaFun event. The bears were a prominent feature at the Cartoon Network Animate Your Life event at Gardens By The Bay last year. Daniel Chong’s parents originally came from Singapore and a Merlion – the national symbol of Singapore also appeared in the We Bare Bears episode – “Lil Squid”.

Cartoon Network has renewed its partnership with Doosan Bears, the famous Korean professional baseball team, together with licensee WeFan. The partnership also includes photo opportunities, character appearances and giveaways.

The We Bare Bears: Match3 Repairs mobile game has seen almost 7 million global downloads, with popularity spikes in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, where it featured as the #1 Top Free Puzzle game and Editor’s Choice game on Google Play.

Other We Bare Bears related marketing in the Asia-Pacific region:

– We Bare Bears apparel and accessories

– Partnership with ride hailing platform Grab Philippines for branded bear cars.

– Temuera Morrison voiced Grizzly for Cartoon Network New Zealand to celebrate Maori Week.

– Local YouTube channels have launched in Korea and Thailand – with more to come.

– We Bare Bears EZ Link cards in Singapore, Octopus in Hong Kong and Rabbit Card in Thailand.

– In China, Bears products have sold through retailer Cache Cache, and in partnership with China Everbright Bank credit cards, Avon face masks and Miranda soft drinks.

– Emoticons on KakaoTalk and stickers on Line Thailand, as well as on WeChat and Sogou.

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Goes Big On Bears & Fan Engagement

It’s time to hug it out. Throughout 2019, Cartoon Network is on a mission to get fans of its hit original comedy We Bare Bears feeling the love in a multi-layered, regional campaign.

As part of the show’s biggest ever promotion drive there will be mall activations, social media influencer tie-ups, competitions and plenty of free hugs from character mascots of Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear. Fans can vote for which country in Southeast Asia they want the bears to visit through the “We’ll Be There” microsite. The campaign’s name comes from the show’s opening theme song, performed by UK artist, Estelle.

“At Cartoon Network, we believe in surrounding our fans with content and real-life experiences. In this case, they can be wrapped in a great big bear hug!” said Phil Nelson, Managing Director of Turner in North and Southeast Asia Pacific. “The engaging show has really excited our partners, and we’re working on some great projects, on and off-screen, to build this franchise into something even bigger.”

In recent months, all around Asia, bear merchandise has been flying off the shelves. From Miniso globally, to SPAO stores in Korea and Malaysia, to Penshoppe in the Philippines – even a pop-up café in Korea. Socially, new emoticons, stickers and local digital channels for the Bears are being added all the time. Passionate fans in Asia can also join the new Facebook community page to receive updates all year round.

In Australia, Cartoon Network has also just kicked off its own version of the campaign “We Bare Bears on Tour”. On Valentine’s Day, the bears visited the Opera House, Pitt Street Mall and China Town, where they handed out over 1,000 plush bears – and about the same amount of free hugs.

To see just how far the love spread, check out the video and pictures. The tour will continue throughout the year with the bears popping up at different locations in Australia.

In 2018, Cartoon Network estimated that We Bare Bears engaged its fans through more than 200 million touchpoints in Asia Pacific.

Here are some of the highlights:

Singapore stacks up

The bears have been spotted everywhere in the Lion City. Partnerships with Fraser’s malls over Christmas and at the Sentosa MegaFun event took the franchise to the next level. They also took pride of place at last year’s Cartoon Network Animate Your Life event in Garden’s by the Bay. The show’s creator, Daniel Chong, has Singaporean roots and a Merlion – the country’s national icon – even featured in a recent episode. Local influencers and students have also created videos to support the “We’ll Be There” campaign.

Home Run with Doosan Bears in Korea

Cartoon Network has renewed its partnership with Doosan Bears, the famous Korean professional baseball team, together with licensee WeFan. Marketing activities comprised photo opportunities, character appearances and giveaways. Through these events, sales of We Bare Bears-licensed consumer products skyrocketed.

Swiped Right? Congrats, it’s a Match3!

The success of the Korea-developed We Bare Bears: Match3 Repairs game has seen almost 7 million global downloads, with notable spikes in Japan, Taiwan and Korea, where it featured as the #1 Top Free Puzzle game and Editor’s Choice game on the Google Play.

Best of the Rest:

– Bears are everywhere right now! Consumer products are available across multiple categories – from apparel to accessories – across all of Asia Pacific.

– Partnerships with Grab Philippines for branded bear cars.

– Temuera Morrison voiced Grizzly for Cartoon Network New Zealand to celebrate Maori Week.

– Local YouTube channels have launched in Korea and Thailand – with more to come.

– Travel with the Bears! EZ Link cards in Singapore, Octopus in Hong Kong and Rabbit Card in Thailand all have featured Bears branding.

– In China, Bears products have sold through retailer Cache Cache, and in partnership with China Everbright Bank credit cards, Avon face masks and Miranda soft drinks.

– Emoticons on KakaoTalk and stickers on Line Thailand, as well as on WeChat and Sogou.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-goes-big-bears-%C2%A0fan-engagement

Loot Crate Launches Rick And Morty Crate Merchandise Subscription Service

Loot Crate Launches Rick And Morty Crate Merchandise Subscription Service

Loot Crate Launches Rick And Morty Crate Merchandise Subscription Service

Subscription merchandise box service – Loot Crate has teamed up with Cartoon Network Enterprises to launch the Rick and Morty Crate. The Rick and Morty Crate will include exclusive Rick and Morty products delivered to subscribers every quarter, offering Rick and Morty fans something new to enjoy.

The new quarterly Rick and Morty crate is on sale now, the first Rick and Morty crate will be shipped to subscribers in July 2019. The Rick and Morty Crate costs $39.99 USD + $10 shipping and handling for US subscribers and $55.99 (includes shipping) for international subscribers. The Rick and Morty Crate has a $65 USD value. Also, Loot Crate has collaborated with Cartoon Network Enterprises for a one-time Robot Chicken themed Adult Swim Crate which will be shipped in Spring 2019.

From The Loot Crate Press Release: New Crate Will Surprise Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty Fans With Incredible Items and Experiences Every Quarter

Last week, Loot Crate has announced the launch of a new Rick and Morty Crate, in collaboration with Cartoon Network Enterprises, which will deliver exclusive Rick and Morty products to subscribers every quarter, and allow fans of the franchise to get schwifty in a whole new way.

“With this new Rick and Morty subscription, we’re ‘teleporting’ one-of-a-kind products and experiences to fans that they won’t be able to get anywhere else,” said Chris Davis, CEO of Loot Crate. “We’re thrilled to work with Cartoon Network Enterprises on the Rick and Morty Crate, which will bring fans of the Adult Swim series together in a whole new way.”

This new quarterly Rick and Morty Crate is on sale now, and will ship its first crate in July 2019. The Rick and Morty Crate is valued at $65+ USD per crate, and costs $39.99 USD + $10 S&H for US subscribers and $55.99 (including shipping) for international subscribers.

For more information and to subscribe to our new quarterly Rick and Morty Crate, please visit https://www.lootcrate.com/crates/rick-and-morty.

About Loot Crate:

Founded in 2012, Loot Crate™ is a leading subscription commerce platform for super fans. Loot Crate partners with major studios, game companies, indie game developers, comics publishers, and professional sports leagues and personalities in the shared curation of PC games and exclusive premium consumer products in themed mystery boxes, delivered directly to subscribers’ doorsteps. Loot Crate was ranked #1 fastest-growing private company by Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 as well as #1 on Deloitte’s Fast 500 list for 2016.

About Cartoon Network Enterprises:

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.

Adult Swim, launched in 2001, is Warner Bros’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.

Cartoon Network Enterprises and Adult Swim are parts of Turner (now Warner Bros. Kids and Young Adults), a WarnerMedia company, a global entertainment company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Warner Bros. Kids and Young Adults owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Boomerang and Cartoon Network.

https://www.lootcrate.com/crates/rick-and-morty

https://europeangaming.eu/portal/press-releases/2019/03/05/40310/loot-crate-teams-with-cartoon-network-enterprises-to-launch-quarterly-rick-and-morty-crate/