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BoxLunch Exclusives to Satisfy Force Friday Appetites

Among the exhilarating intergalactic activities Disney Co.’s Star Wars department and partners are planning for Force Friday II (like the multinational Find the Force AR event), civic-minded ... Continue Reading →
Maya the Bee

Giochi Preziosi Named ‘Maya the Bee’ Master Toy

Studio 100 and Planeta Junior have tapped Giochi Preziosi as Master Toy partner for global kids’ animation brand, Maya the Bee. The licensee will handle manufacturing, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
Peppa Pig

eOne Scores International Deals for ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘PJ Masks’

Entertainment One continues to grow popular animated preschool properties Peppa Pig and PJ Masks both on-air and at retail with new international partnerships. Recent highlights include ... Continue Reading →
BoJack Horseman

New ‘BoJack Horseman’ Soundtrack Drops Sept. 8

Fans of Netflix’s acclaimed animated series BoJack Horseman will be happy to know that a new tie-in soundtrack album will be released digitally on September 8th via Lakeshore. ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
Bing

Acamar Extends ‘Bing’ Master Toy Pact with Fisher-Price

Acamar Films’ animated preschool property Bing is cuddling up even snugger with master toy partner Fisher-Price, growing the alliance which first began in 2014. “Our relationship ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Guru’s ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Signs Master Toy Partner

Having just premiered its first season, Guru Studio’s preschool-targeted Netflix Original animated series True and the Rainbow Kingdom has secured a master toy licensee in Toy State. ... Continue Reading →
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Larkshead Media Takes on ‘Numberblocks’ UK Management

Media services company Larkshead Media has been appointed to manage UK licensing for hit animated CBeebies series Numberblocks by brand owner and creator Alphablocks Ltd. Larkshead ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor, Merlin Get ‘The Deep’ S2 Off to Swimming Start with Aquarium Events

Technicolor has inked a cross-promotional agreement with Merlin Entertainments Group — a worldwide leader in branded, location-based family entertainment — to bring interactive ... Continue Reading →
Silver Robot Freddy Funko Pop!

Funko Opens Flagship Store in Everett, WA

Toys and collectibles company Funko has opened its first brick-and-mortar retail store and headquarters, dubbed The Funko HQ, in Everett, Washington. A Grand Opening street fair style ... Continue Reading →