Nickelodeon’s TMNT, Invader ZIM & more coming to SDCC 2018
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Invader ZIM and more will be crashing the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con party when Nickelodeon heads to this year’s big event by bringing these characters to life through one-of-a-kind virtual and real-world experiences. Nickelodeon’s #4113 booth will showcase Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the all-new, reimagined series that follows the band of brothers as they seek to unlock the mystical secrets of New York City. Check out the new series theme song in the player below!
Nickelodeon will also showcase the upcoming Invader ZIM original TV movie, the return of Double Dare which is a reboot of the iconic game show, the hit animated series The Loud House which follows 11-year-old Lincoln Loud’s life with his 10 sisters, and Reptar from Rugrats, who will tower over Nick’s space.
Select fans have the opportunity to interact with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Live, a virtual reality experience that immerses users in the Turtles’ iconic New York City world and allows them to have a conversation with Mikey or Donnie — voiced live on the scene by Brandon Mychal Smith and Josh Brener.
Check out Nickelodeon’s SDCC 2018 schedule below:
Thursday, July 19, 1:45-2:45 p.m.: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — Rise up! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back with Nickelodeon’s brand-new mutation of New York’s half-shell heroes with a panel that celebrates the latest incarnation of Turtles and reinvention of the world famous franchise. Joining the discussion is the new voice cast — Omar Miller as Raph, Ben Schwartz as Leo, Josh Brener as Donnie, Brandon Mychal Smith as Mikey, Kat Graham as April O’Neil, and Eric Bauza as Splinter — along with the co-executive producers Andy Suriano and Ant Ward, and legendary voice director Rob Paulsen. The panel will feature never-before-seen clips from the upcoming series and be moderated by Keely Flaherty.
Friday, July 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m.: Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus! — Fans will strap on their tuna-filled jetpack, prepare their bladders for imminent release, and start singing the doom song as their favorite Irken invader returns to San Diego with a panel that dives into Nickelodeon’s forthcoming new movie, Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus. Original series creator Jhonen Vasquez, art director Jenny Goldberg, and voice talent — Richard Horvitz (ZIM), Rikki Simons (GIR), Wally Wingert (Almighty Tallest Red) and Kevin McDonald (Almighty Tallest Purple) — will present behind-the-scenes art and exclusive brand-new footage. The panel will be moderated by Hector Navarro.
DAILY BOOTH ACTIVITY
– Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Experience: Attendees can step inside the Turtles’ secret lair under the streets of New York City for a gif opportunity.