The Powerpuff Girls

Powerpuff Girls reboot premieres April 4

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The Powerpuff Girls reboot

If you’re lucky (?) enough to be among the masses of hirsute hipster humanity at Austin’s SXSW festival, you can catch the world premiere of The Powerpuff Girls reboot on Monday.

The rest of us will have to wait until April 4, when it debuts on Cartoon Network (or whenever we get around to our next DVR purge).

UPDATE: Cartoon Network has released a free episode of the new series via iTunes. It’s called “Man Up”:

When Buttercup’s aggression inadvertently allows villain Man-Boy to escape, she starts a new-age lifestyle in an effort to be more calm. But when Man-Boy returns to enact his revenge, Buttercup must embrace the balance between punching and hugging in order to defeat him.

Two episodes will air April 4 at 6 p.m. Eastern and Pacific. New episodes will roll out over the next two weeks, 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 15, before the show settles into its regular time slot: 6 p.m. Thursdays starting April 21.

Once an early Cartoon Network staple, Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup have a rocking new theme for their title sequence that you can check out below and compare to the classic prelude here.

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