September 17 is Batman Day – and celebrations for DC’s Batman will once again span the globe as fans celebrate the World’s Greatest Detective and the over 80 years of storytelling around the Dark Knight.
Batman Day in Asia
In Singapore, acclaimed global design studio, XM, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, is thrilled to celebrate the legacy of everyone’s favourite crime-fighting vigilante with its Batman Day campaign. Running until October 2, visitors can visit their flagship store at Kitchener Complex to admire the countless collectibles designed and produced in-house and activities lined up for the event.
Participate in family-friendly activities at the Batman themed event and enjoy a truly immersive experience with XM’s long awaited, newly launched Batcave, newly released statues, DC-inspired Batman Samurai merchandise, lucky draws, a workshop and fun in-store promotions. This is the perfect opportunity to immerse the entire family in the world of Super Heroes and Super-Villains, with activities and attractions catered for each and every member of the family.
Fans in the Philippines can celebrate with Lazada Platform. Any fan who makes a minimum single receipt purchase of PHP1,500 from September 19-25 on any Batman/DC merchandise will receive a Batman premium. Fans can also join the ‘Biggest Spender’ raffle with accumulated purchases worth PHP3,000 on any Batman or DC merchandise and stand a chance to win exciting prizes.
In Taiwan, PChome is celebrating Batman with a special Batman Day campaign page where fans can pick up Batman Hito BP, K-shoes, Asia Goal, Beast Kingdom, Spin Master, Lego, Dong Huei, Holic and Finders. With a purchase of NT$1,500 on the Batman Day campaign page, fans will receive a Batman Blender Bottle, and on Batman Day, September 17, there will be special discounts.
From September 14-24, there will also be a special pop-up store experience at HonHui Plaza with special Batman Day products from Funko, Mcfarlane, Mezco and more DC merchandise in the pop-up store! Fans who purchase NT$999 on PChome 24h Batman Day campaign page can take part in the lucky draw to win a DC prize at the retail pop-up activation.
In addition, Taiwan-based ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) is readying an exclusive limited-edition Batman range of products and accessories to be made available for purchase around the world.
In Indonesia, September 19-30, Tokopedia Platform will celebrate Batman Day by curating Batman merchandise from various product categories, including the exclusive launch of Lotus Archi Batman Edition.
In Thailand, Lazada Mall DC Shop will offer a free gift of a Batman Towel (THB1,290) with a purchase of THB3,000 or more.
In India, fans can participate in exciting social media contests hosted by partner brands including Boat and Shop The Arena to win gift hampers worth Rs.2,499 to celebrate the special day.
During September, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and merchandise brands such as Be Young, BonKids, That Dog in Tuxedo, Redwolf and many others offer Batman fans the chance to immerse in the world of Gotham with cool range of Batman products on sale on their websites and also have a chance to win gift hampers worth Rs.2,499 and 2,999.
Batman Day with HBO GO and Cartoonito on Cartoon Network
Batwheels coming soon to Cartoonito on HBO GO and Cartoon Network
For the Philippines, kids and families can also look forward to a sneak peek of Batwheels, DC’s first-ever Batman preschool series which is set to officially launch later this year on HBO GO and as part of the Cartoonito block on Cartoon Network.
In line with the wider celebration, Cartoon Network and Cartoonito Asia’s YouTube channel will release various show and character shorts showcasing the series’ all-star voice cast including Ethan Hawke (as Batman), Jacob Bertrand (as Bam the Batmobile), Gina Rodriguez (as Catwoman) and Xolo Maridueña (as Snowy the Snowcrawler), among others. For the latest updates on Batwheels, follow Cartoonito Asia on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
For more news on Batman Day activations in the region, follow @DCAsiaOfficial on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
For more news on all the Batman Day activations happening around the globe, check out the Batman Day Hub at dc.com/batmanday.
Image credits: WarnerMedia, Cartoonito