Wunderkind Little Amadeus Secures First Licensees

GATEWAY4M International, producers of the animated series Wunderkind Little Amadeus, has announced licensing deals with The Games Co., Naxos of America and Playgo Inc.

The Games Co. will produce an interactive game for the Nintendo DS platform, while Naxos has the rights to release DVDs and soundtrack CDs in the United States. Playgo’s deal covers the creation of a series of musical toy instruments.

The animated series, which is designed to foster a love of classical music in children, is a hit in its native Germany and airs in 81 nations. It has been airing for two months in the United States on public television.