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Nickelodeon is kick-starting summer with a series of SpongeBob-themed shopping mall events across Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and China.
“Yo-Kai Watch,” the animated series from Dentsu, will make its debut across South and Southeast Asia on action and Anime station Toonami later this month.
MTV International, which spans 160-plus countries/territories and 32 languages, is taking steps to reinvigorate its brand.
Lawless Entertainment has signed a production deal with Mondo TV to co-produce and distribute a new 2D HD-animated series based on Adventures in Duckport.
Viacom International Media Networks announced two major international production deals for Spike TV’s “Lip Sync Battle,” following its international launch at MIPTV 2015.
Dentsu Entertainment USA entered into an agreement with Disney XD in the U.S. to broadcast 26 half-hour episodes of the Japanese animated show “Yo-Kai Watch.”
A team of movie industry executives led by former licensing vet Al Ovadia has opened a new studio, LABS (Los Angeles-Beijing Studios).
Consumer goods company Li & Fung Trading announced a partnership with two of China’s largest retail groups: Shanghai Bailian Group and Beijing Wangfujing Department Store.
Sanrio and EVA Air have collaborated on a Shining Star jet decorated with the images of Hello Kitty and friends.
Hong Kong-based company Animoca Brands is kicking off festivities for Garfield’s 37th birthday with the launch of two new official game apps.
SmileyWorld has signed three new apparel partners for its smiley face image.
TV Tokyo has announced a licensing agreement, giving Chinese game platform Shenzhen iDreamSky Technology permission to create mobile games for China and other Asian territories.
Children's specialty apparel retailer The Children's Place has signed a franchise agreement with Arvind Lifestyle Brands to open stores in India.
Epic Rights has signed a number of international licensing agents to represent its roster of clients in specific markets around the globe.
Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade are making their first foray into childrenswear with a new limited edition line of apparel and accessories at GapKids.
American Greetings Properties has launched a promotional program with drink brand Ribena Cordial in Singapore.
Ubisoft has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment to bring some of its top games and major franchises to the PlayStation4 in China.
PGS Entertainment has closed a number of pre-sales for season three of Method Animation’s animated series "The Little Prince" (78x26).
Zodiak Kids has secured two more pre-sales for its production company Marathon Media’s new series "Get Blake!"
Disney Junior has picked up the Turkish production “Limon and Oli” for 111 different markets across Poland, South Africa, Greece, Romania, the Middle East and CEE.
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