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.
Viz Media Europe has appointed two new regional agencies to represent the Japanese brand "Yo-Kai Watch," which is readying for its European debut.
Fox Consumer Products EMEA is celebrating the growth of “The Simpsons” toy business with new and returning partners as the show enters its 27th season.
King Features Syndicate and the U.K. app developer Boluga have launched a new mobile game featuring iconic comic character Flash Gordon.
Rising Star Games will launch three new Hello Kitty titles for Nintendo platforms in November in the U.K.
"Masha and the Bear" merchandise is now being introduced to the U.K. market.
Topps has released a new season of its football trading card game Match Attax featuring the Barclays Premier League.
Mark Caplan has been promoted to senior vice president of global consumer products for Sony Pictures Consumer Products.
Entertainment One has appointed the first licensing partners for Steven Spielberg’s big-screen adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl novel The BFG.
A record number of children’s characters will take part in the Brand Licensing Europe character parade at the trade show next week, making it the largest in the show’s 17-year history.
Rain and flooding didn't stop a roster of new shows from making their debut at this year's MIPJunior and MIPCOM in Cannes, France, while established series finalized deals to enter new territories.
Children’s app maker Night & Day Studios will design, develop and launch the first-ever “Octonauts” apps under a license from Silvergate Media.
Kids Preferred is spreading more holiday cheer with new additions to its Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer collection.
DreamWorks Animation has renewed its global licensing deal with toy partner Spin Master for the next iteration of its How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
The World of Eric Carle and Sanrio Japan have partnered to create The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Hello Kitty products in a joint Japanese program.
A teaser trailer for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature Zootopia was recently released.
C3 Entertainment announced a new license with 26 Entertainment for its inspirational features and series library for worldwide distribution for broadcast, digital and home entertainment.
Spirits company Wicked Tango and sports-entertainment brand Nitro Circus have signed an agreement that will see both companies enter into a fully integrated sponsorship arrangement.
MTV International, which spans 160-plus countries/territories and 32 languages, is taking steps to reinvigorate its brand.
Zodiak Kids hosted the semi-final round of judging for the International Emmys on June 30 in Sheffield, U.K.
A year after announcing plans to launch an eponymous lifestyle brand, comedian and TV personality Ellen DeGeneres has launched ED by Ellen online.
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