Lego The Powerpuff Girls
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SubjectThe Powerpuff Girls
Licensed fromCartoon Network
AvailabilityAugust 2018–December 2019
Total sets2[1]
CharactersBlossom, Bubbles, Buttercup, Donny the Unicorn, Mojo Jojo, Octi and Princess Morbucks
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Lego The Powerpuff Girls was a Lego theme based on the Cartoon Network television show The Powerpuff Girls of the same name. It is licensed from Cartoon Network.[2] Before the launch of the Lego The Powerpuff Girls theme, the two packs was released for the Lego Dimensions toys-to-life video game in 2017.[3] The theme was first introduced in August 2018.[4] The product line was discontinued by the end of 2019.

Overview

Lego The Powerpuff Girls was based on The Powerpuff Girls television show. The product line focuses on The Powerpuff Girls features Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, three superheroes whose purpose is to reduce crime in between living a normal childhood. Lego The Powerpuff Girls aimed to recreate the main characters in Lego form, including Princess Morbucks, Octi, Donny the Unicorn, Mojo Jojo, Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup.[5]

Launch

Lego The Powerpuff Girls theme was launched at the New York Toy Fair in 2018 with only two toy sets after the Lego Dimensions video game was released. As part of the marketing campaign, The Lego Group released two toy sets based on the television show. Each set featured different mech suit, playground, buildings and vehicles. Minifigures were released as well, including Princess Morbucks, Octi, Donny the Unicorn, Mojo Jojo, Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup.[6][7]

Characters

Construction sets

According to Bricklink, The Lego Group released a total of 2 Lego sets as part of Lego The Powerpuff Girls theme.[1] It was discontinued by the end of 2019.[15]

In 2018, The Lego Group announced a partnership with Cartoon Network to create a licensing and merchandising programme based on The Powerpuff Girls television series, which was released on 24 August 2018.[4] The partnership included the release of 2 sets based on The Powerpuff Girls.[2] The two toy sets released included Bubbles Playground Showdown (set number: 41287) and Mojo Jojo Strikes (set number: 41288).[16][17] The sets were designed primarily for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

Bubbles Playground Showdown

Bubbles Playground Showdown (set number: 41287) was released on 24 August 2018. The set consists of 144 pieces with 3 minifigures. Princess Morbucks' mech suit included removable power gloves and 2 stud shooters. The playground included a slide with ladder, spinning merry-go-round, a lunch bench with catapult and lockers. It also included Bubbles' aura power shooters, Princess Morbucks' power gloves and variety of accessories. Bubbles’ aura power shooters can launch at Princess Morbucks. The mech suit's stud shooters can launch studs at Bubbles. The set included Lego minifigures of Princess Morbucks, Octi and Bubbles.[16][5]

Mojo Jojo Strikes

Mojo Jojo Strikes (set number: 41288) was released on 24 August 2018. The set consists of 228 pieces with 4 minifigures. Mojo Jojo's getaway car included an aimable stud shooter. An ice cream stand included a counter and ice cream launcher. A jewelry store included an opening door, rotating camera and a wall. It also included variety of accessories. The set included Lego minifigures of Donny the Unicorn, Mojo Jojo, Blossom and Buttercup.[16][5]

Video game

A pair of The Powerpuff Girls-themed packs for the toys-to-life video game Lego Dimensions were released on September 12, 2017.[18][19][20] These include a Team Pack, containing playable Blossom and Bubbles figures and constructable Octi and PPG Smartphone items; and a Fun Pack, containing a playable Buttercup figure and a constructable Mega Blast Bot.[21][22] The packs add a new The Powerpuff Girls-themed open-world area and battle arenas to the game.[23][24] Also, there was a crossover exclusive Teen Titans Go! episode for Lego Dimensions that included The Powerpuff Girls fighting the Gremlins in Jump City.[25][26]

See also

References

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  10. ^ "Octi - Lego The Powerpuff Girls Characters - LEGO.com for kids - GB". www.lego.com. Retrieved 2021-01-31.
  11. ^ "Donny the Unicorn - Lego The Powerpuff Girls Characters - LEGO.com for kids - GB". www.lego.com. Retrieved 2021-01-31.
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  24. ^ "Powerpuff Girls swoop into LEGO Dimensions". ToyNews. 20 August 2017.
  25. ^ Fahey, Mike (1 June 2017). "The Powerpuff Girls And Teen Titans Go! Come To LEGO Dimensions In September". Kotaku. Retrieved 13 April 2018.