The dream of one young man, his passion for comics and creativity has evolved into one of the world’s largest licensors and animation studios.
“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.
Beer brand Corona will bring more than 150 unique experiences in more than 20 markets with its Corona SunSets festival, produced in partnership with SFX.
Medialink has signed two new deals for the Care Bears brand in Taiwan on behalf of brand owner American Greetings Properties.
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
From the Simpsons to Sons of Anarchy, Fox Consumer Products has the savvy instincts needed to develop a broad array of licensed apparel programs.
Bandai Namco Games Europe has launched the "Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle" video game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
Chinese Internet television company Youku Tudou has obtained the exclusive rights from Talpa Holding to produce “The Voice Kids” format in China.
Kids' brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, Boomerang, will re-launch in several key markets in Asia on Jan. 1.
The Asian media company CJ E&M has created a new animation business division, and simultaneously launched the animated TV series "Robot Trains RT."
Footwear and apparel veteran David Thomson has joined Crocs as senior vice president and general manager of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
LMCA is bringing the Westinghouse Electric Corp. brand to another new category– home water purification.
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