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.
Entertainment One's preschool property "Peppa Pig" has taken root in Mexico following its debut on the country's Channel 5 in November 2013.
Sanrio has appointed Wow! Stuff as the master gift licensee for its Mr. Men & Little Miss, with a new range of gift and novelty items set to launch in 2016.
The Eric Carle Studio and its licensing agency, The Joester Loria Group, are bringing the stage show "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Other Timeless Stories" to the U.S.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts unveiled the winners of the 20th annual British Academy Children’s Awards in London on Sunday.
Rockpool has been appointed at licensing agent for Tractor Ted following the brand’s new partnership with Nickelodeon U.K.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
Marvel is looking beyond its core franchises in a new retail roll out that focuses on the characters Daredevil, The Punisher, Jessica Jones and Deadpool.
Paws, Inc., alongside its roster of international agents, has signed 22 new deals for the classic cat character Garfield.
Netflix and American Greetings Properties are collaborating on an original kids' series starring the Care Bears.
Other Criteria and Marc Jacobs International have released a limited edition t-shirt produced in collaboration between Marc Jacobs and artist Damien Hirst.
Genius Brands International, the licensing agency for Archie Comics, has tapped fashion designer Marc Ecko to create an exclusive capsule collection of Archie-themed apparel for men under the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew brand.
Aurora World has added 12 new ponies to its collection of My Little Pony plush, created under license from Hasbro.
Nickelodeon U.K. has launched the first episode of a new online adventure game series, called "SpongeBob QuestPants."
Shout! Factory Kids and Studio Movie Grill have teamed up to bring Maya the Bee Movie to select U.S. theaters for a limited engagement beginning March 8.
Bedding licensee Character World has revealed a number of new designs for brands including LEGO, Disney, Marvel Superheros and Star Wars.
Viz Media has partnered with House Foods America to integrate its character Doraemon onto the packaging of a range of tofu products in the U.S.
The Walt Disney Company has promoted 25-year company veteran Thomas Staggs to chief operating officer, making him the No. 2 executive at the world's largest licensor.
Novelty manufacturer BigMouth has unveiled a series of new licensing deals for products including pool floats, mugs, string lights and more.
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