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.
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.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Explore Scientific to develop a new line of Discovery Kids outdoor adventure and exploration toys.
Zag has appointed Bandai America as the master toy partner for its upcoming CGI-animated series, "Zak Storm" (39 x 22).
Massive Audio has followed up its popular TARDIS and Dalek Bluetooth speakers with a new collection of headphones featuring "Doctor Who."
Mattel and its preschool entertainment arm HIT Entertainment have teamed with 9 Story Media Group to reboot the preschool brands "Barney & Friends" and "Angelina Ballerina."
Cartoon Network has lined up five new hard line partners for its animated series "Steven Universe," including Funko, Just Toys and Toy Factory.
Entertainment One Licensing is adding to the Peppa Pig lineup at Leolandia theme park in Milan, Italy.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
Kids' cross-platform network BatteryPOP has finalized its first strategic brand partnerships with Major League Soccer, HarperCollins Children’s and Vevo.
Ink Global introduced two new animation series–“D6” and “Zafari"–and continued to sell its hit series “Masha and The Bear” at MIPCOM this week.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Pavilion Worldwide Group is producing 11 branded casino-based slot machines based on CBS Consumer Products' classic television shows.
Redan Publishing will release a one-off Fun To Learn, The Snowman and The Snowdog Bag O Fun magazine Nov. 20.
DHX Media has partnered with China National Television to launch a new streaming service featuring DHX children’s content across multiple platforms nationally in China.
Netflix and Guru Studio will produce an original spin-off series based on the preschool hit “Justin Time”– “Justin Time The New Adventures.”
The Caribu reading app has inked a deal with HIT Entertainment to bring Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina and Mike the Knight to its bookshop.
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