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.
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.
American Greetings Properties has changed its name to American Greetings Entertainment to reflect its focus on expansion for the Care Bears brand and development of new IP.
The force of reading will be strong at thousands of regional and international storytelling events Saturday for Star Wars Reads Day.
Celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss has partnered with Combine International to launch a line of fashion and bridal jewelry, in a deal brokered by Beanstalk.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Explore Scientific to develop a new line of Discovery Kids outdoor adventure and exploration toys.
Zag has appointed Bandai America as the master toy partner for its upcoming CGI-animated series, "Zak Storm" (39 x 22).
Learfield Licensing has selected OpSec Security as the authentication and online brand protection provider for the 560 schools of the Collegiate Licensed Properties Association.
Massive Audio has followed up its popular TARDIS and Dalek Bluetooth speakers with a new collection of headphones featuring "Doctor Who."
Toei Animation will launch "Dragon Ball Super," the first all-new "Dragon Ball" series to be released in 18 years, for international markets at MIPCOM in October.
British comedy icon Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) headed to Buckingham Palace Friday to celebrate his 25th anniversary.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed two deals for new toy and apparel lines in Russia.
Rocket Licensing has been appointed to manage the licensing campaign for the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot in the U.K. and Ireland on behalf of Sony Pictures.
C3 Entertainment has teamed with American Mythology Productions to create new comic books featuring The Three Stooges.
Following the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary, designer Darren Romanelli has commissioned artists and brands to reinvent the classic Steal Your face visual.
DHX Media will provide more than 2,500 half-hours of content to Alibaba Group’s video-on-demand service in China.
The latest iteration of Activision Publishing's "Skylanders" toys-to-life video game franchise, "Skylanders SuperChargers," launched in North America Sunday.
Ski and sportswear brand Spyder launched in South Korea through a long-term global agreement between the brand's owner, Authentic Brands Group, and Global Brands Group.
Mattel has teamed with Tongal to create a wide variety of video content for brands across its portfolio including American Girl, Hot Wheels and Thomas & Friends.
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