The anime series ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ has taken Japan by storm. Now the brand is looking west, with plans to launch across Europe, the Americas and Australia/New Zealand.
Sanrio has launched a new high-fashion collaboration for Hello Kitty with the Australian fashion designer Leroy Nguyen, in a deal brokered by Haven Licensing.
Coolabi Group is planning a Christmas-themed "Clangers" Facebook campaign–12 Days of Brilliant Surprises–to support the property's new product range.
Sesame Workshop has partnered with Tiggly, a maker of smart toys for preschoolers, to develop the connected app experience "Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen."
Nickelodeon Australia has launched "Nick Play," a branded app experience that allows kids to interact with Nickelodeon wherever they go.
The eyewear brand Revo, which is owned by Sequential Brands Group, has debuted a new collection of sunglasses created in collaboration with U2 lead singer Bono.
Jazwares is expanding its action figure and digital brand Tube Heroes to feature more than 40 social media stars.
Posh Paws has teamed with Ellen DeGeneres' lifestyle brand ED to create a collection of pet accessories.
Entertainment One's preschool property "Peppa Pig" has taken root in Mexico following its debut on the country's Channel 5 in November 2013.
Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi to the newly created role of senior vice president, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties.
On Jan. 16, 2016, "Sesame Street" will launch its 46th season on HBO.
Global merchandising and brand management company Epic Rights has promoted Lisa Streff to executive vice president of global licensing.
Mobile game company Pixowl has created a new Garfield game app in partnership with Paws, Inc.–"Garfield: Survival of the Fattest."
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Antares Licensing to spearhead worldwide licensing efforts for its live-action kids' comedy "Max and Shred."
Toei Animation has started production on the first new "Dragon Ball" television series in 18 years, "Dragon Ball Super."
Percy3D’s PercyVites has hired Joshua Levy as vice president of sales and marketing.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
This month Nickelodeon will launch a host of brand-new "Blaze and the Monster Machines" content across TV, apps and online.
The New York Times Company has named Dorothea Herrey as senior vice president for of its event business, NYT Live.
Magic Light Pictures has made a number of new additions to the Gruffalo food licensing program.
PercyVites has added two new brands to its roster of characters for digital party products–Nelvana Enterprises' “Max & Ruby” and Feld Entertainment's Monster Jam.
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