Moomin Theme Park Coming to Japan

Tove Jansson’s beloved characters The Moomins will be making a big mark in Japan with the opening of their very own theme park, set for 2017. The brand is intensely popular in the ... Continue Reading →

‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Gets Season 2 and New Licensees

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its highly rated animated preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim. Season 2 is set to launch on Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →

CJ E&M Boosts Korea Biz with DreamWorks Characters

Content and media company CJ E&M is expanding its character business in Korea with the successful conclusion of a representation agreement with DreamWorks Animation. The deal will ... Continue Reading →

Zag’s ‘Miraculous’ Racks Up Licensees

Zag’s 3D CG-animated action-sitcom Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (26 x 22) — which begins premiering on cable and linear broadcast platforms around ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha’ Adds Spin Master, Simba Dickie as Toy Licensees

Animaccord Animation Studios, producers and owners of the animated series brand Masha and The Bear, has added Spin Master and Simba Dickie Group to its list of international licensing ... Continue Reading →

Evolution Takes on Playmobil and ‘Super 4’ Stateside

Evolution USA has been tapped to handle licensing, merchandising and promotions for the CGI TV series Super 4 and for the iconic Playmobil toy brand in the United States. The company ... Continue Reading →

Pokemon, KidZania Partner for Educational London Studio

The Pokemon Company International has partnered with global entertainment company KidZania which will see a new Pokemon Animation Studio within its London experience facility. KidZania ... Continue Reading →

‘Wild Kratts’ Builds on Ratings with New Licensees

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are expanding their Wild Kratts licensing program based on the hit animated television series. New licensees include In Character (Halloween ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha and the Bear’ Pursues Expansion in Americas

Russia’s Animaccord Animation Studios will be bringing its hit CG property Masha and the Bear to the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (June 9-11) for the third year. Having recently ... Continue Reading →

Softline Licensees Cozy Up to ‘Little Charmers’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed on five industry-leading softline licensees to its growing roster of partners for the CG preschool series Little Charmers, which follows ... Continue Reading →