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.
BBC Worldwide has named Golden Bear as the master toy licensing for the upcoming new CBeebies show, “Hey Duggee.”
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Imira Entertainment has signed on to represent shows by Scholastic and BabyTV (part of Fox International Channels) for distribution.
For the fourth year in a row, Nickelodeon has partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia for a SpongeBob SquarePants promotion.
CBS Consumer Products has launched a new line of Original Star Trek jewelry from licensee Rocklove.
The new animated series “Angry Birds Stella” has debuted on Rovio Entertainments in-app and web-based TV channel, ToonsTV.
HIT Entertainment and WNET announced a new season of “Thomas & Friends” on PBS Kids and movie, Tale of the Brave.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has appointed Pizzatoon as its first-ever licensing representative in North Africa.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center and Saban Brands have partnered for a national holiday campaign focusing on the preschool series "Julius Jr."
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
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