Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017 Overview
This weekend (27/10/2017 to 29/10/2017) was the autumn event of the biannual MCM Comic Con convention in London and as usual Cartoon Network UK were at the convention with their own stand. Cartoon Network fans visiting the stand had the opportunity to make their very own video with some of Cartoon Network’s most popular characters including Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, or Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear from We Bare Bears or Steven Universe. Fans sharing their videos on social media had a chance to win some exclusive prizes. Finn and Jake, and The Powerpuff Girls (Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup) were at the convention welcoming fans too.
Also at Cartoon Network’s stand at the convention was the interactive game – The Powerpuff Girls Team Challenge and an amazing statue of Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup and their new-found sister – Bliss lifting up a black London taxi cab driven by their arch-nemesis – Mojo Jojo.
Also, Cartoon Network UK announced Bliss’s voice actress on Friday (27/10/2017) at the convention, Bliss will be voiced by Alesha Dixon in the UK version of the Powerpuff Girls special – Power Of Four.
Alesha Dixon Voices Fourth Powerpuff Girl In UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Power Of Four Special
Today (27/10/2017) at the opening day of MCM Comic Con in London, Cartoon Network UK has announced the guest voice actress that will be voicing the fourth Powerpuff Girl – Bliss in the five-part Power Of Four special this Sunday (29th October) at 3.30pm only on Cartoon Network in the UK. Britain’s Got Talent judge – Alesha Dixon will be voicing the character in the UK and Ireland version of the special. A total of fifteen voice actresses in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Europe) region and Australia have voiced the new character.
In The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four special, the long-lost older sister of The Powerpuff Girls – Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup returns to Townsville to learn the true strength of her powers and to be reunited as a family again. She was created by Professor Utonium years before The Powerpuff Girls came into existence in an on-going experiment to create the perfect little girl, but Bliss was far too powerful for own good and went away. Bliss soon finds out that she has three younger sisters that shares the same personality traits as her and she’s also made of sugar, spice and everything nice, but there’s only one slight difference that separates her from her sisters. Finally united as a team, Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup and Bliss will work together and save the day before bedtime.
Alesha Dixon was also the special guest at the opening of the Powerpuff Girls pop-up emporium in London in June this year, before her role as judge on Britain’s Got Talent, she was also a singer in the R&B/garage music girl group – Mis-Teeq and was a judge on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Alesha Dixon also appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain programme this morning (27/10/2017) to announce her voice acting role as the voice of the fourth Powerpuff Girl:
Video introducing Alesha Dixon as the voice of Bliss:
As mentioned, fifteen people has voiced Bliss for the Power Of Four special in the EMEA (and Australia) region, Olivia Olson (better known as the voice of Marceline in Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time) voiced the character in the original U.S. version, below is a list of some of the known voices so far.
Promo for The Powerpuff Girls: Power Of Four special as seen on the Cartoon Network UK television channel:
After the five-part Power Of Four special, there will be a brand new Powerpuff Girls Halloween special – The Squashening at 4.45pm on Cartoon Network UK.
From The Turner UK Press Release: Alesha Dixon Joins Forces with Cartoon Network UK for “The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four”: Cartoon Network’s five-part special premieres Sunday 29th October at 3.30pm on Cartoon Network.
There’s a new Powerpuff Girl in town, and she’s got the POWER! Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon will voice Bliss, the fourth Powerpuff Girl for Cartoon Network UK in the five-part special event, The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four. Bliss is the long-lost teenage sister to Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, who has returned to Townsville to learn the true strength of her incredible powers. The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Sunday 29th October at 3:30pm on Cartoon Network.
Commenting on her role as Bliss, Alesha Dixon said: I’m so excited to be voicing the all-new fourth Powerpuff Girl who makes an epic entrance into The Powerpuff Girls series on Cartoon Network. We need more kick-ass equality on-screen and The Powerpuff Girls were the original ambassadors of girl power for me. My character Bliss is the older sister to the Powerpuff Girls who struggles to control her superhero strength. I think Bliss and I have a lot of similarities, and I can’t wait for the audience to get to know her.”
The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four is a five-part special. Long before he created Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Professor Utonium created a little girl named Bliss who embodied all of the same traits: she was smart, sweet and incredibly powerful. After a mysterious disappearance, she hasn’t been seen by anyone for years. Now, as a teenager, Bliss has returned to discover she has three incredible superhero sisters! Stronger together and reunited as a family at last, the four Powerpuff Girls work together and use their powers to save the day—before bedtime.
The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle as co-executive producer.
The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Sunday 29th October at 3.30pm on Cartoon Network.
Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017
MCM Comic-Con London, the UK’s largest convention dedicated to pop-culture covering every from TV shows, comics and movies will be at the ExCeL convention centre in London from Friday 27th October to Sunday 29th October. The convention is a biannual event, held on the last weekend of May and October. As usual, Cartoon Network will be there with a stand featuring the channel’s most famous characters. The stand will feature a “The Powerpuff Girls Experience”, where convention-goers can get “Powerpuffed” in a special interactive game.
Cartoon Network fans at the convention will also be able to create a video with Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, or Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear from We Bare Bears or even Steven Universe himself. Also, fans will be able to share their videos for a chance to win some amazing and exclusive prizes from Cartoon Network.
In addition, Cartoon Network UK will reveal some news about The Powerpuff Girls during the convention’s opening day on Friday 27th October. We’ll have to wait and see what its all about. 🙂
Also, kids go free with a paying adult ticket holder, follow the link below for further details and terms.
At the convention, Rick and Morty comics illustrator (and Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball comic cover artist) – Marc Ellerby will be in the Comic Village and there will be fan-meetups for Steven Universe, Teen Titans/Young Justice and Rick and Morty fans.
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