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JAKKS Pacific, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with 4Kids Entertainment Inc. to develop and market Plug It In & Play TV Games products based on the ever-popular Yu-Gi-Oh! series. Plug It In & Play gaming systems contain multiple games in a single controller. “Since its launch, the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand [...]
Tribune Media Services is entering into a co-venture with the New York-based entertainment company Classic Media. According to a report in Daily Variety, the terms of the pact will see Classic managing worldwide licensing, marketing, home video and production rights for Tribune properties including: Dick Tracy, Brenda Starr, Gasoline Alley [...]
In what seems to be a huge coup for Burbank-based DIC Entertainment, the company has been named as the worldwide licensing agent for McDonald’s worldwide licensing agent for active play toys, entertainment, apparel and other concepts to be announced later. McDonald’s Corporation has named DIC Entertainment (DIC) as its worldwide [...]
Dutch-based Telescreen has signed Earthworks Ent. to represent the U.S. television, home video and merchandise licensing rights for the popular animated series The Plonsters. Earthworks will handle the property through its newly minted brand management division, headed by veteran industry exec Cathy Malatesta. For more than 20 years, The Plonsters [...]
International animation company MoonScoop and brand management company FUNimation Ent. have named Marvel Toys (formerly Toy Biz) the worldwide master toy licensee for the popular animated series, Code Lyoko. Under the agreement, Marvel Toys will develop a wide range of products inspired by the adventures of Yumi, Ulrich, Odd and [...]
While boys have their Pokémon, Digimon and Yu Gi Oh!, there are few trading card games designed just for girls. In a bid to fill that gap in the marketplace, 4Kids Ent. has teamed with Upper Deck Ent. to create and distribute a new card game based on 4Kids’ popular [...]
Palisades Toys announced today the launch of a newly designed FactoryX.com website. The spanking-new site (www.FactoryX.com) features individual sections for each of Factory X’s current licenses, which include collectibles based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sleepy Hollow, Jeepers Creeper 2, and The X-Files Among the new features are a newly [...]
4Kids Entertainment will get to know the ins and outs of Mikey Simon, the star of Animation Collective’s Kappa Mikey, as the company has acquired worldwide licensing rights to the new action-comedy series slated to debut on Nicktoons in the U.S. and on Nickelodeon International Channels in 2006. 4 Kids [...]
Europeans can now enjoy the gruesome antics of cuddly forest creatures on their cell phones and other mobile devices. Mondo Media has closed a series of wireless licensing deals for its animated Happy Tree Friends property, which has become a cult hit around the world. Brokered by Mondo’s western European [...]
The Force will be with retailers on April 2 as Hasbro’s eagerly awaited new line of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith toys and games hit shelves. Many stores will even open their doors at 12 a.m. to greet ravenous fans hyped for the film’s May 19 release. [...]