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.
Boom! Studios, Dark Horse and Space Goat are capitalizing on the nostalgia trend with plans for a new line of comic books based on popular '80’s and '90’s films.
Just in time for the start of baseball season, Topps has released the new version of its Major League Baseball digital trading card app "Topps Bunt 2015."
U.K. television network E4 has picked up the new U.S. series "Empire," described by creator Lee Daniels as the "black 'Dynasty.'"
King Features Syndicate has teamed with a number of brands for a capsule collection featuring rivals Popeye and Bluto.
WDR MediaGroup has added "Gigglebug" to the portfolio of children's content it is presenting at MIPTV this week in Cannes, France.
Following the box office success of its first theatrical film, Maya the Bee: Movie, Studio 100 have unveiled plans to bring the movie to South America and the U.S.
Pantone has created its first character-inspired color based on the Minions characters from Illumination Entertainment and Universal's Despicable Me franchise.
CJ Products is creating an exclusive line of plush products featuring characters from Hasbro's TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic."
Nickelodeon has launched a "Nick Jr." app for the new Apple Watch, designed to be used in the tandem with "Nick Jr." iOS app for greater parental control.
Hockey icon Wayne Gretzky has teamed with Sears Canada to launch a casual menswear brand under his name.
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