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.
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.
The force of reading will be strong at thousands of regional and international storytelling events Saturday for Star Wars Reads Day.
Men’s accessories company Cufflinks has collaborated with Lucasfilm and DC Comics to create a boys' neckwear collection.
In a move to expand its current output of content for kids and families, Universal Pictures created the Universal Kids Productions group.
Former Warner Bros., Sony Pictures and FremantleMedia executive Sander Schwartz will serve as president of the kids' social media network Grom Social.
DRi Licensing is gearing up for the Roald Dahl Centenary in 2016 with plans for events next year and an array of new licensed products.
CBS has teamed with Genera Games to release a new 'Star Trek' puzzle adventure game for iOS and Android devices.
King Features Syndicate is readying comic book hero Flash Gordon for takeoff with a lineup of new international and domestic licensing partners.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products is working with the Asian restaurant chain Dazzling Café to put Tweety in the spotlight.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Kabam have released the new role-playing game "The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth."
Enthusiasm for Disney's Frozen shows no sign of waning with more than 3 million Elsa and Anna role-play dresses sold and licensees continuing to add new products.
Disney's Frozen is the No. 1 toy license of the year in Great Britain, according to the NPD Group, and is on track to overtake the No. 1 U.K. toy license of all time, Toy Story 3.
DreamWorks Animation is planning to launch a 24/7 kids and family television channel across 19 countries in Asia in the second half of 2015.
Imagine by Rubie’s, a toy division of Rubie’s Costume Company that creates everyday dress-up products, has lined up a super-sized roster of brands for 2015.
Studio 100 International is focusing on expanding its Maya the Bee brand this week at U.K. Toy Fair in London.
Titan Entertainment is showcasing a wide variety of products from its range of licenses at Spring Fair, taking place this week in Birmingham, England.
Vandor has welcomed Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants to its roster of licenses and added new items for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Jakks Pacific has arrived at New York Toy Fair with a whole host of new licensed offerings for brands including Disney, Skechers, Nintendo, Marvel and more.
Lauren Conrad has unveiled an exclusive Cinderella-themed collection at Kohl’s for her eponymous fashion line, LC Lauren Conrad, based on the upcoming Disney film.
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