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.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with Looney Labs to create a co-branded version of the Loonacy card game featuring the Uglydoll brand.
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.
For the first time ever, Saban's "Power Rangers" participated in the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in England last weekend.
Nintendo will feature Hasbro's Transformers in an upcoming Splatfest event for its video game "Splatoon."
Bleacher Creatures has expanded its line of 10-plush Marvel characters with Marvel Universe Series 1.
Aardman has released a new Shaun the Sheep mobile game called "Puzzle Putt" for iOS and Android devices.
The SmileyWorld brand continues to grow with new licensing including a pop-up shop in Beijing and a collaboration with Fendi.
Dramaforum has partnered with KD Interactive, makers of the Kurio line of Android devices built for kids for a new app.
Moschino has launched its new Looney Tunes collection at retail, after first showcasing the collaboration at Milan Fashion Week in February.
Reliance Games and Sony Pictures have released a mobile game for Hotel Transylvania 2, which arrived in theaters Friday.
Willows Activity Farm in London Colney, near St. Albans, Hertfordshire, is planning to construct a new themed adventure play area featuring Silvergate Media's "Peter Rabbit."
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.
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