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.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has acquired the U.K. licensing rights for "OddBods," the animated kids’ comedy series from One Animation.
Komixx Media Group has appointed Metrostar to develop and manage the licensing program for the animated kids' show "Toby’s Travelling Circus."
Disney has tapped IMC Toys for a toy line inspired by its upcoming animated preschool series “Mickey's Roadster Racers.”
The LEGO Group has unveiled plans for the new, original property LEGO Nexo Knights set to launch later this year.
Commonwealth Toy & Novelty Co. and License 2 Play have teamed up to bring Spookley the Square Pumpkin to range of new products.
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.
"Masha and the Bear" merchandise is now being introduced to the U.K. market.
Mark Caplan has been promoted to senior vice president of global consumer products for Sony Pictures Consumer Products.
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.
Atlantyca Entertainment has signed a deal with Superprod to produce “The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton,” with the participation of Rai.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Forever 21 have created a new collection featuring "The Simpsons" that will debut at stores worldwide Thursday.
Studio 100 has signed a deal to air its content in the Middle East for a period of three years via Mondo TV and extended its existing partnership with distribution company Comarex.
Hoho Entertainment is teaming up with Martin Gates Productions and Cloth Cat Animation to develop a new animated TV series based on The Wind in the Willows.
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
Cupcake Digital and DHX Media will release a new kids app, “A Very Yo Gabba Gabba! Christmas.”
Rovio has partnered with the digital entertainment business division of Alibaba Group to introduce the TV series “Angry Birds Stella” to fans through “Chinese Idols.”
DHX Brands has signed a deal with Egmont Publishing for the international rights to produce children’s books and magazines based on the Teletubbies brand.
Nickelodeon and Toyota have teamed up to create a 3D concept car based on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group have seen a flurry of activity for their animated adventure series, "Wild Kratts," including new broadcast and licensing deals.
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