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 appointed Australian brand agency Merchantwise to represent its flagship Geronimo Stilton brand in Australia and New Zealand.
Season one of Saban's animated preschool series “Julius Jr.,” based on the Paul Frank brand, is now available on Netflix.
Discovery Kids Latin America has acquired the format for the children’s television series, “Hi-5.”
Bendon has selected supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum to replace Elle Macpherson as the creative director and face of its flagship Intimates brand.
Beanstalk has signed on to represent HGTV interior designer Genevieve Gorder for licensing.
Three new Doctor Who products are now available in the U.K. from scarf retailer Lovarzi, in partnership with BBC Worldwide.
SLR Productions’ live action series “Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures” is now airing on Cartoon Network Australia weekdays on Monday at 7:00 pm.
Cartoon Network Amazone was awarded the Leading Edge Award at the World Waterpark Association’s Symposium & Trade Show Awards in Las Vegas, Nev.
Activision Publishing has released “Duck Commander: Duck Defense,” a new tower defense game starring the Robertsons of A&E's hit reality TV series “Duck Dynasty.”
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
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