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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.”
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Village Roadshow Theme Parks are developing Korea’s first international theme park and resort destination.
SmileyWorld has partnered with fashion handbags licensee Guangzhou Qiankun to release a new collection of handbags and accessories in China later this year.
Genius Brands International has tapped Small Screen Distribution to exclusively represent the company’s content for distribution throughout Asia.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association has opened voting for the 2015 Asian Licensing Awards.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has opened the doors of its first retail store in Malaysia, in advance of the debut of a theme park in the region.
LMCA has brokered a new deal with the JiangMen Westinghouse Small Kitchen Appliance Co. to create Westinghouse-branded kitchen appliances in China.
Genius Brands International has made a number of new sales for its portfolio of original content including Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 and the library of "Baby Genius" videos and music.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has partnered with the Thailand's Channel 3 to launch a programming block of content from its Indian kids' channel Pogo.
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