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VIZ Publishes Miyazaki’s Original ‘Mononoke’

Among the movies of Hayao Miyazaki, 1997′s Princess Mononoke stands tall as one of his greatest achievements and as the film that brought widespread awareness of his work to America. Now, ... Continue Reading →
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BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →
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Nick to Open Flagship Store in London

Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has partnered with Entertainment Retail Enterprises to create Nickelodeon stores in a slew of destination cities around the world, kicking off with ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Appoints U.S. Agent

Family entertainment company Rainbow aims to expand its brands across America with the appointment of a new U.S. agent, Earthbound, to represent Winx Club and Mia and Me across the ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Announces License This! Finalists

Brand Licensing Europe has announced the four finalists for its 2014 License This! Competition. The contest, now in its fifth year, offers a chance for creators with brand-new concepts ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ghostbusters’ Celebrates 30th on Disc and Doughnuts

As if you needed another reason to indulge your sweet tooth, Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have teams up to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Ghostbusters film franchise. ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Expands ’1001 Nights’ Comic Plans

Big Bad Boo has announced a second wave of comic book releases based on its 1001 Nights series. The first set of five comics was created in-house by the Vancouver studio’s artists ... Continue Reading →
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Roots Offers NFB 75th Anniversary Collection

Canadian apparel and lifestyle brand Roots has partnered with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) to celebrate 75 years of Oscar-winning public film production by creating a limited ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Elects New Chairman, Directors

Rick Van Brimmer of The Ohio State University has been elected chairman of the board of The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association. He succeeds Maura Regan ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →