|04.09.2016 – The Powerpuff Girls is one of Cartoon Network’s original animated series that lasted six seasons from November 18, 1998 to March 25, 2005. It paved away for other original animated series inspired by Carig McCracken’s creation.
After the series ended there where different iterations of the series, but Cartoon Network announced that they will reboot the series and it premiered today!
Powerpuff Girls newest series finally went on-air in North America last Paril 4th, and Asia followed suit with the announcement which includes brand new episodes for Regular Show, Adventure Time and We Bare Bears, which will be shown on the same day starting at 8 AM.
The lead characters of Powerpuff Girls won’t have any significant changes in the character design, but you’ll notice that the surroundings and the people of Townsville have some updated looks comparing it to the original series aired from the late 1990s.
For most part they have modernized the look and feel of the show to appeal in this generation. Making the color palette less of ‘too much girly’ appeal that can be appreciated by almost everyone how the show is going be looks refreshing and new.
New Voices of PPG
Blossom, Buttercup, and Blossom are originally voiced by Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong, and Elizabeth Daily which are now voiced by younger talents in Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, and Natalie Palamides that was announced previously to infuse new energy to the new series.
But the original voices of Professor Utonium (Tom Kane), the Mayor and narrator (Tom Kenny), Mo Jojo (Roger L. Jackson), and Ms. Keane and Sedusa (Jennifer Hale) will reprise their original roles. Jennifer Hale won’t be reprising the voice role for Princess Morbucks as she is now voiced by Haley Mancini.
The Townsville is saved in 2016
Visually the new series is refreshing that includes the opening sequence replaced by the most familiar song about the characters with rock style music. But the concept and stories remain the same that’s part of the formula why the Powerpuff Girls continue to be relevant among the fans who saw the original series bridging it with the new one that reintroducing younger fans ready to be saved in the city of Townsville.
“Powerpuff Girls” begins its regular airing on Cartoon Network Asia on May 2, 2016 at 5:45 PM, as part of Laughternoons every weekday.
Cartoon Network is available on SKYCable Channel 43, SKYCable HD Channel 178, Cignal Channel 35, Cignal HD Channel 110, Destiny Cable (Digital) Channel 43, Destiny Cable (Analog) Channel 51 and Cable Link Channel 26, Dream Satellite Channel 15.