Kids' WB! Movies

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Logo description by Jason Jones, James Fabiano, Cameron McCaffrey, Matt Williams and indycar
Logo captures by V of Doom, mr3urious, and Logoboy95
Editions by indycar

Kids' WB! Movies was a short-lived film production unit of Kids' WB!, the children's programming block of The WB Television Network, itself a joint-venture between Time Warner and Tribune Broadcasting.

(November 6, 1999-March 29, 2001)
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Nickname: "Zooming Kids' WB! Shield", "Kids' WB, I Choose You!"

Logo: On a black background and from a far distance, two figures, the words "KIDS'", and "WB!" in the font from the 1998 Warner Bros. Pictures logo, but weirdly arranged and with an exclamation point at the end, ram themselves into the screen before moving back and wobbling. The Time Warner byline fades in at the bottom of the screen.

  • On Pokémon: The Movie 2000, the logo is zoomed in.
  • On Pokémon 3: The Movie, after the logo done animating, it flashes to a black screen with the film logo on it.

  • 2001: "An AOL Time Warner Company"

FX/SFX: The appearance of the logo, which is all CGI.

Music/Sounds: The "Pokéball" sound from the show is heard.

Music/Sound Variants:
  • On Pokémon: The First Movie, it is silent.
  • On a promotional Behind the Scenes VHS for Pokémon: The First Movie given away with The Sun newspaper in the UK, the logo has the Pokémon Dance Mix, taken from the album Pokémon: 2.B.A. Master, playing over this and the Nintendo logo that follows. A whooshing sound syncs up with the appearance of the "A Time Warner Entertainment Company" byline.
Trivia:On the original UK trailers for the Pokémon films, this logo was replaced by the Warner Bros Family Entertainment logo, and all mentions of Kids' WB! were cut. Despite this, the logos were preserved on the theatrical and VHS/DVD releases of the movie, and the trailers featured on the DVDs had no edits.

Availability: Rare. The logo could be found on the original releases of Pokémon: The First Movie, Pokémon The Movie 2000, and Pokémon 3: The Movie. The recently-released via digital media and Viz Media's Blu-Ray release no longer feature this logo, or any of the logos attached to those films as they are sourced from the original Japanese masters. The logo can be seen on the original Warner Home Video VHS and DVD releases of the aforementioned films.

Editor's Note: Starting in 1997, the Kids' WB! logo inTV promos and bumpers also rammed into the screen before moving back and wobbling. The animation for promos and bumpers was enhanced in 2001 and once more in 2005.