Robotech Going Mobile

Trailblazing anime series Robotech will soon bring its mechanized battle action to cell phones via an exclusive licensing deal struck between Harmony Gold USA and Airborne Ent., a subsidiary ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros., McFarlane Toy with Hanna-Barbera

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has entered into a global partnership with McFarlane Toys to introduce an all-new line of action figures based on characters from the Hanna-Barbera library. ... Continue Reading →

Upper Deck, Nick Making Avatar Card Game

While many hit anime shows for kids begin life as trading card games, one is poised to leverage its television success with a foray into the gaming world. Upper Deck Ent. (UDE) and ... Continue Reading →

Baby Genius Sold Back to Creators

Genius Products Inc., the exclusive U.S. home entertainment distributor for The Weinstein Co., has sold its Baby Genius brand back to creators Klaus Moeller and Larry Balaban and their ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Boots Up Zixx Licensing Program

With its new animated/live-action series, Zixx, set to debut on Cartoon Network this weekend, Canadian CG animation house Mainframe Ent. is launching a licensing campaign for the show. ... Continue Reading →

4Kids, Microsoft to Create Kids’ Property

4Kids Ent. Inc., the children’s entertainment company behind the Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pok’mon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brands, has joined forces with Microsoft Corp. to develop ... Continue Reading →

Marvel, Toy Biz Worldwide Part Ways

Marvel Ent. Inc. has terminated its licensing agreement with Toy Biz Worldwide Ltd. a year before the arrangement was scheduled to expire. Marvel-branded action figures and other toys ... Continue Reading →

Marvel, Toy Biz Worldwide Part Ways

Marvel Ent. Inc. has terminated its licensing agreement with Toy Biz Worldwide Ltd. a year before the arrangement was scheduled to expire. Marvel-branded action figures and other toys ... Continue Reading →

South Park Gets Mobilized

Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning animated series, South Park, is coming to mobile phones this month through a new deal with Amp’d Mobile. This is the first mobile content deal ... Continue Reading →

Viz Media Grants Naruto Licenses

Having recently made the leap to North American television on Cartoon Network in the U.S. and YTV in Canada, Viz Media’s Naruto has expanded its licensing program with two new ... Continue Reading →