This year's toy fair season will culminate in New York City with a remarkable lineup of blockbuster toys from the world's largest licensors and licensees.
The Pokémon Company International will celebrate Pokémon Day, which commemorates the launch of the first Pokémon games, with a raft of merchandise, in-game activations and more.
Penguin Ventures has entered a number of licensing agreements to further extend the Peter Rabbit brand, among others.
VIZ Media Europe has revealed its plans to release new products and content this year for the animated television series “Yo-Kai Watch.”
Rubik’s has teamed up with Fantasma Magic to create a range of themed magic sets.
The Smiley Company has partnered with Terrier Worldwide to create Egg-Moji, an interchangeable figurine with collectible accessories for customization.
Kidrobot has partnered with watch collector turned artist Dan Tanenbaum for a new Dunny range, titled Watch Parts Custom Dunny Series.
American Girl and Taylor Guitars have teamed up for a life-size Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar that matches the doll-sized version of American Girl’s singer-songwriter character Tenney Grant.
Toy and apparel company Super7 has teamed up with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the studio behind “Robot Chicken,” to create a new animated television series based on Super7’s toy line The Worst.
The Entertainer, a multi-channel high street toy retailer in the U.K., has revealed that it will open two new stores in Truro, Cornwall, and Northampton, Bedfordshire.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
U.K.-based high street retailer The Entertainer will open a new store April 2 at the Orchards Shopping Centre in Hayward Heath, U.K.
Legendary Entertainment has tapped master toy licensee Jakks Pacific for a new collection of toys inspired by its upcoming film with Universal Pictures, Warcraft.
Zodiak Kids will launch its re-branded range of “Mister Maker” products in more than 160 Asda stores this week.
Marvel has tapped Rubie’s Costume Co. for a collection of costumes inspired by Captain America: Civil War, which hits theaters Friday.
BBC Worldwide North America has unveiled a new “Doctor Who” Twelfth Doctor second sonic screwdriver toy.
Mattel has expanded its licensed “Thomas & Friends” lineup with three ranges across babywear, baby products and bedding in the U.K.
Hot Wheels has unveiled a collection of Beatles-themed cars in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ 1966 song, “Yellow Submarine.”
Sanrio has tapped six new licensees to produce a variety of products inspired by Hello Kitty and other characters from Sanrio’s portfolio.
Viacom has partnered with a number of licensees to create new merchandise for its Comedy Central program, “South Park,” which is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year.
SEGA has tapped Kidrobot to launch a collection of Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired collectibles in celebration of the character’s 25th anniversary.
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