Megaman NT Warrior Returns to Kids' WB!

Apr 26th 2004
IT'S A MEGA-MAY ON KIDS' WB!

ANIMÉ HIT "MEGAMAN NT WARRIOR" POWERS-UP
FOR SECOND SEASON DEBUT ON SATURDAY, MAY 1

KIDS GET HUNDREDS OF CHANCES TO WIN FROM
MASSIVE PRIZES ALL MONTH LONG DURING THE
"KIDS' WB! MEGA BACKLOT JACKPOT SWEEPSTAKES"
AND "KIDS' WB! DUEL OF DESTINY SWEEPSTAKES"

BURBANK, CA (April 26, 2004) - It's going to be a
Mega-May on Kids WB with a charged-up returning
series premiere, new adventure for Yugi and friends
and hundreds of chances to win huge prizing
throughout the entire month.

MEGAMAN POWERS-UP MAY ON KIDS' WB!: Megaman NT
Warrior, from ShoPro Entertainment, logs back onto
Kids WB for an invigorating second season on
Saturday, May 1 (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT), as Lan
and Megaman continue their cyber-saga with new and
improved powers and various morphing techniques. The
network also will highlight its weekday line-up with
original episodes that viewers will not want to
miss, from Monday, May 3 - Friday May 7 (3:30 p.m.
ET/PT). The new season of this futuristic-adventure
series kicks-off with the exciting finish of the N1
Grand Prix, but will Lan and Megaman prove to be
victorious? With new cyber-villains - including
PharaohMan and Grave - wreaking havoc across the
planet, Megaman faces an uphill battle to guard the
cyber-world from complete deletion.

Celebrating MegaMan NT Warrior's return to Kids'
WB!'s Saturday morning line-up, the network is
joining forces with CAPCOM® and Mattel for the
"Kids WB Mega Backlot Jackpot Sweepstakes." On
Saturday, May 1, kids will need to watch the second
season premiere of MegaMan NT Warrior (10:30 a.m.
ET/9:30 a.m. PT) to discover where the Mega Jackpot
is hidden on the Kids WB Backlot. The "Kids WB
Mega Backlot Jackpot Sweepstakes" will award one
mega prize winner with the entire CAPCOM library of
all seven Megaman Battle Network(tm) video games,
including the soon-to-be-released Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Red Sun and the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Blue Moon versions for GameBoy®
Advance, a GameBoy® Advance SP system and a Mattel
action figure. In addition, the sweepstakes will
offer 500 first-prize cyber-warriors with a
mega-jackpot comprised of the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Red Sun or the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Blue Moon version for GameBoy®
Advance and a Mattel action figure. To be eligible
to win, kids can log onto www.Kids WB.com or send in
a postcard postmarked by Monday, May 3. Kids can
also go online to www.Kids WB.com to access
downloadables and join the cyber-world adventure in
the new MegaMan NT Warrior NetBattle voting game.

IT'S TIME FOR THE ULTIMATE DUEL! Beginning
Saturday, May 1, Kids WB will air the first
episode of a special three-part event, "Return to
Battle City," as the gang arrives back in Battle
City for more dueling adventures in Yu-Gi-Oh!: Enter
The Shadow Realm (11:00 a.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT).
Fans of the animé-hit series can look forward to the
unveiling of new duel strategies and the final four
duelists - Yugi, Joey, Kaiba and the malevolent
Marik - as viewers will be able to witness an
exhilarating 4-way duel for the first time ever!
The electrifying 4-way duel continues on Saturday,
May 8 (11:00 a.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT), as the second
part of the trilogy reveals who moves on to the next
round of the tournament and culminates in an
unexpected conclusion on Saturday, May 15 (11:00
a.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT).

In conjunction with this exciting new story arc, on
Saturday, May 15, the "Kids WB Duel of Destiny
Sweeptakes" will give one duelin' grand prize
duelist four VIP passes, complete with hotel and
travel accommodations, to the highly anticipated
Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 taking place in
Anaheim, CA, on July 25. One hundred duelin'
first-prize winners will be awarded never before
released Yu-Gi-Oh! booster card packs and an
exclusive Kids WB card. Kids will need to tune-in
to the all-new episode of Yu-Gi-Oh!: Enter The
Shadow Realm, "Back to Battle City - Part III,"
(11:00 a.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT) on Saturday, May 15,
to find out how to enter. To be eligible to win,
kids can log onto www.Kids WB.com or send in a
postcard by mail. Kids WB and 4Kids
Entertainment, Inc. team up for this super
promotion.

The new Saturday morning line-up, beginning
Saturday, May 1, is as follows (all times Eastern):

8:00 a.m. JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES
8:30 a.m. STATIC SHOCK
9:00 a.m. TEEN TITANS
9:30 a.m. XIAOLIN SHOWDOWN
10:00 a.m. POKÉMON: ADVANCED
10:30 a.m. MEGAMAN NT WARRIOR * (second season
premiere)
11:00 a.m. YU-GI-OH!: ENTER THE SHADOW REALM
11:30 a.m. ¡MUCHA LUCHA!

The special weekday line-up for the week of May 3 is
as follows (all times Eastern):

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. STATIC SHOCK (pre-empts JACKIE
CHAN ADVENTURES for this week only)
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. MEGAMAN NT WARRIOR (full week of
original episodes)
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. POKÉMON: ADVANCED
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. YU-GI-OH!: ENTER THE SHADOW
REALM

Art is available online at http://www.TheWBpr.com,
where media can download color gallery and episodic
photos
for all The WB and Kids WB programs


MEDIA CONTACTS:
Janice Aguilar-Herrero, Kids WB Publicity,
818-977-6056
Leigh Woodward, Kids WB Publicity, 818-977-6069


KIDS' WB!'S ANIMÉ HIT "MEGAMAN NT WARRIOR,"
FROM SHOPRO ENTERTAINMENT, DEBUTS SECOND SEASON,
BEGINNING SATURDAY, MAY 1

Cyber-Adventure Powers-Up Kids WB's Top-Rated
Saturday Morning Line-up, Teaming Up With Smash-Hits
"Pokémon - Advanced" And "Yu-Gi-Oh!: Enter The Shadow
Realm"


BURBANK, CA (April 26, 2004) -It's MegaMay on Kids'
WB! Futuristic-adventure series MegaMan NT Warrior,
from ShoPro Entertainment, logs back onto Kids WB,
the #1 broadcast network for kids, on Saturday, May
1 (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT), teaming up with
animé smash-hits Pokémon - Advanced and Yu-Gi-Oh!:
Enter The Shadow Realm. The second season of the
cyber-saga powers-up Kids WB with 26
energetically charged original episodes of this
high-tech digital universe. In conjunction with its
Saturday morning premiere, the series also will
highlight Kids WB's weekday line-up with original
episodes that viewers won't want to miss, from
Monday, May 3 - Friday May 7, in the 3:30 p.m. ET/PT
time period.

Celebrating MegaMan NT Warrior's return to Kids'
WB!'s Saturday morning line-up, the network is
joining forces with CAPCOM® and Mattel for the
"Kids WB Mega Backlot Jackpot Sweepstakes." On
Saturday, May 1, kids will need to watch the second
season premiere of MegaMan NT Warrior (10:30 a.m.
ET/9:30 a.m. PT) to discover where on the Kids WB
Backlot the Mega Jackpot is hidden. The "Kids WB
Mega Backlot Jackpot Sweepstakes" will award one
mega prize winner with the entire CAPCOM library of
all seven Megaman Battle Network(tm) video games,
including the soon-to-be-released Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Red Sun and the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Blue Moon versions for GameBoy®
Advance, a GameBoy® Advance SP system and a Mattel
action figure. In addition, the sweepstakes will
offer 500 first-prize cyber-warriors with a
mega-jackpot comprised of the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Red Sun or the Megaman Battle
Network(tm) 4: Blue Moon version for GameBoy®
Advance and a Mattel action figure. To be eligible
to win, kids can log onto www.Kids WB.com or send in
a postcard postmarked by Monday, May 3. In
addition, kids can also go online to www.Kids WB.com
to access downloadables and join the cyber-world
adventure in the new MegaMan NT Warrior NetBattle
voting game.

"The first season of MegaMan NT Warrior truly
resonated with our audience, outperforming all
competitors in our core demo. We expect the
invigorating second season to captivate our viewers
- once again - as the cyber-saga continues with new
adventures, empowering characters and exciting
heroes," said John Hardman, Senior Vice President,
Kids WB Programming. "Kids WB is proud to offer
its audience an exhilarating animé block of
programming as MegaMan NT Warrior joins our
top-rated line-up between Pokémon - Advanced and
Yu-Gi-Oh!: Enter The Shadow Realm."

"We are thrilled about the upcoming second season of
MegaMan NT Warrior on Kids WB Being surrounded by
the network's top-rated programs will surely fuel
MegaMan NT Warrior's continued success," said John
Easum, Senior Vice President, ShoPro Entertainment.
"The new season of MegaMan NT Warrior will present
children with a rich storyline and an array of new
cyberheros and villains as well as futuristic
technology."

ShoPro Entertainment's MegaMan NT Warrior premiered
on Kids WB on Saturday, May 17, 2003, debuting as
the #2 overall program among Boys 6-11, and ranked
#1 against the broadcast competition in Kids 2-11
and Kids 6-11. The series also ranked as the #2
broadcast program in Boys 2-11 and among the top
seven broadcast spots in Tweens 9-14 and Male Tweens
9-14. The summer addition of MegaMan NT Warrior to
Kids WB's Saturday morning line-up gave the 9:30
a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT time period a boost among Boys
2-11 (+13.9%), Boys 6-11 (+15.2%), and Tweens
(+17.9%) versus the equivalent time period in 2002.

MegaMan NT Warrior is set in the year 200X, where
virtually all technology is linked to a central
computer system. Citizens interface with this
network using their personal "NetNavis" (Net
Navigators) accessed via their personal terminals
(PETs). This futuristic world requires kids and
their families to interact with rapidly progressive
technology...where hackers and high-tech computer
crimes threaten their lives and the entire universe.
The responsibility to save the computer-generated
world and protect their town falls upon tech-savvy
Lan and his NetNavi, Megaman, as these net-warriors
unite to expose the darkness within their digital
universe.

Kids WB, a leader in kids' television, is the
children's programming service of The WB Network.
The top-rated broadcast and cable network for Boys
6-11, Tweens 9-14 and Male Tweens 9-14, Kids WB
has maintained its position as the #1 broadcast
network since Spring of 1999, and continues to set
precedent with its powerhouse 2003-2004 programming
schedule. Kids can find more on Kids WB's web
site at www.Kids WB.com.

Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Sho-Pro
Entertainment is a leading global licensor of
animation, and all associated rights including
merchandise, home video, motion picture, and
publishing. ShoPro Entertainment, affiliate of
Sho-Pro Japan, a subsidiary of Shogakukan, Inc., one
of Japan's largest publishing companies, develops
and markets animated entertainment starting from
initial production, television placement and
distribution, to merchandise licensing and
promotions reaching audiences and consumers around
the world. To date, ShoPro Entertainment has
introduced multi-million dollar animated
entertainment series including Hamtaro, Inuyasha,
MegaMan NT Warrior and Mirmo Zibang! to broadcasters
and consumers worldwide. For more information on
ShoPro Entertainment please visit
www.Sho-Pro-entertainment.com.

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