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A new theme park inspired by the Moomim brand will open in Japan in 2017.
U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale is expanding throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia.
The Hurlingham Polo Association has appointed Pacific Licensing Studio to develop a range of clothing and luxury products across China and the South East Asia region.
Endemol Shine Group has promoted Marina Williams to chief operating officer of international operations.
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.”
Fashion and brand licensing veteran Terry Hauss, chief executive officer of apparel firm Von Dutch, passed away on July 17.
"Pokémon" is on the comeback trail in India this summer on syndication on Hungama TV in a deal brokered by licensing agency Dream Theatre.
LA streetwear label Joyrich has launched its first collaboration with lifestyle brand Playboy.
Pretty Ugly, owner of the Uglydoll brand, has appointed Fields Corporation as the property's licensing agent in Japan.
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.
Manchester United has unveiled plans for a series of new fan events in Asia and South Africa that will share the history and traditions of the football club.
Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific as the exclusive licensing agent for Mr. Bean in Asia.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and TV Tokyo have partnered with Hasbro to bring the Japanese multi-media franchise Yo-Kai Watch to new markets.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment are planning to set a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes.
Malaysian licensing and publishing agency, Kota Buku will hold the seventh annual Kuala Lumpur Trade and Copyright Centre April 19-21 at the Seri Pacific Hotel.
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