Magical DoReMi in Bandai ‘s Toybox

Toymaker Bandai America Inc. has inked a multi-year licensing agreement to serve as master toy licensee for 4Kids Ent.’s anime series, Magical DoReMi. The company has exclusive ... Continue Reading →

Six Degrees to Market IMAX Dinosaurs 3D

Chicago-based branded entertainment firm Six Degrees has inked a deal to generate sponsorships, licensing deals and overall market support for Dinosaurs 3D, an IMAX film from Quebec-based ... Continue Reading →

CN Hits a Home Run with Tooner Field

Tooner Field is now officially ready to play ball. The Atlanta-based Cartoon Network-themed entertainment arena features original characters in life-size and larger-than-life-size interactive ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Phones It In

Kid cabler Nickelodeon and parent company Viacom have teamed with ROK Entertainment Group to make full-length episodes of the hit animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants available for ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Animation Pacts with McDonald’s

The ogre and the clown will be teaming up as part of a two-year worldwide marketing and promotional relationship just struck between DreamWorks Animation SKG and McDonald’s Corp. ... Continue Reading →

Henson and TOKYOPOP to Put on MirrorMask

Just in time for the feature release of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s fantasy movie Mirrormask, The Jim Henson Company and TOKYOPOP have announced the details of a joint manga ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Backyardigans Hits Licensing Scene

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products debuted the licensing program for the hit Nickelodeon animated series The Backyardigans at the Int’l Licensing Show in New York. While ... Continue Reading →

4Kids’ Kahn Inducted Into LIMA Hall of Fame

Alfred R. Kahn, chairman and CEO of 4Kids Ent. Inc., was inducted into the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) Murray Altchuler Licensing Hall of ... Continue Reading →

Mattel is the One for 4Kids’ One Piece

At the Int’l Licensing Show in New York today, 4Kids Ent. Inc. and Toei Animation announced that Mattel Inc. has been awarded the master toy license for the hit animated action ... Continue Reading →

Southern Island on the Case for FUNimation

FUNimation, which was recently acquired by Navarre Corp., has named Southern Island the master toy licensee for Case Closed, the popular anime series known as Detective Conan in Japan. ... Continue Reading →