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.
Toonz Entertainment has acquired the Spainish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment, which specializes in youth programming.
The first two seasons of Bagdasarian Productions’ “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks” have been picked up by Brazilian satellite company Globosat.
Nickeloden’s top shows continue to score licensing deals throughout the world.
Vme Media and BRB Internacional will now reach local Hispanic audiences in the U.S., in a deal made at this year’s MIPCOM.
The Sun Products Corporation has tapped HIA Brands to develop a range of branded home textiles inspired by the Snuggle fabric softener brand.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
U.K. sports brand Extreme's energy drink, Extreme Energy, is now available in more than 3,000 bars and clubs across the U.K.
Nickelodeon and Put Me in the Story have teamed up to develop customized children’s books starring Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Stan Lee's Comikaze opens its doors today just in time for trick-or-treating and a full weekend of chances to dress up.
Redan Publishing will release a one-off Fun To Learn, The Snowman and The Snowdog Bag O Fun magazine Nov. 20.
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