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.
Discovery Consumer Products is exploring new licensing opportunities for its core properties including Discovery Channel, Discovery Adventures and Animal Planet this week at BLE.
The Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is picking up speed in Spain and Portugal with a string of new licensing deals.
German brand management and media company m4e is introducing its new production “Wissper” this week at Brand Licensing Europe.
Cartoon Network Enterprises and Spanish fashion label Desigual have partnered for a girls' fashion collection featured the animated comedy series "Adventure Time."
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has appointed a number of new licensing agents for its preschool property "Kate & Mim-Mim."
4K Media has partnered with Winning Moves International to develop a "Yu-Gi-Oh!"-branded Monopoly board game and Top Trumps card game.
HIT Entertainment's rebooted "Bob the Builder" TV series is striking a chord with audiences in the U.K., where it debuted in September on Channel 5’s Milkshake.
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.”
Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode second season of the new preschool series “Dora and Friends: Into the City!”
Family entertainment company Rainbow celebrated its 20th birthday this year at MIPJunior and MIPCOM, taking place now in Cannes, France.
Mercis and Telescreen (part of the m4e group of companies) have sold the TV series “Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small” to ABC4Kids and Dutch public broadcaster KRO.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
British animation company Smallfilms and its licensing agent Coolabi have launched the first official licensed Bagpuss game app.
Studio 100 Film and Maya the Bee will buzz into the North American market.
Nickelodeon and Playmates Toys will launch new Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles action figures, of the characters Bebop and Rocksteady, exclusively at Walmart this month.
NFL Players Inc. has selected Bleacher Creatures, which makes plush figures of NFL players, as its first video case study on successful licensees.
Cupcake Digital and Peanuts Worldwide have released “Snoopy’s All-Star Football,” the first app in a new collaboration between the two companies.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
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