JAKKS Pacific Jacks ¡Mucha Lucha! Master Toy License

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has awarded the Master Toy License for the over-the-top comedy/adventure series ¡Mucha Lucha! to JAKKS Pacific. The multi-brand designer and marketer ... Continue Reading →

Target Ent. Launches Kids and Animation Division

Target Ent. Ltd. has moved into the kids and animation market, launching its new catalog at this year’s MIPCOM Jr. The retail giant, which opened a New York office earlier this ... Continue Reading →

Hamtaro Hams’ it Up at Burger King

While mice and rats are certainly not welcome at Burger King restaurants, hamsters are another story. ShoPro Ent.’s Hamtaro and the Ham- Hams, stars of the hit Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

Jay Jay Gets new Play Pals

International Playthings Inc. is flying the friendly skies with Jay Jay The Jet Plane. The toy maker has just signed a licensing agreement with producer PorchLight Ent. and plans to ... Continue Reading →

Speed Racer RC Cars Get Green Light

Fans of the classic Speed Racer animated television series will soon be able to make their favorite race cars go. Speed Racer Enterprises has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement ... Continue Reading →

Hamtaro Treats to Haunt Burger King This Halloween

Get ready for ShoPro’s popular hamster characters from the Hamtaro series to be jamming the counters of Burger King restaurants in the U.S. and Canada for four weeks beginning ... Continue Reading →

ADV Says “Anime Toys R Us.”

The company that likes all things Anime has formally announced that it is opening a new division to conquer the multi-billion dollar international toy business. First mentioned at this ... Continue Reading →

DIC Consumer Products Bulks Up Int’l Team

With the worldwide consumer products business now generating nearly $100 billion annually, it’s no wonder that entertainment companies large and small are spending more and more ... Continue Reading →

Hold The Phone, Sony Pics On Line One

While the attraction of watching video on a tiny screen still escapes the logic of many cell phone and mobile device users, entertainment companies are chasing the new platform as if ... Continue Reading →

Zombie Rocks On into Comics

Not content just to be a niche Goth-rocker and film director, Rob Zombie is out to conquer new formats. In a deal with MVCreations and CrossGen Entertainment, Zombie is launching the ... Continue Reading →