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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Kids Pulls ‘Moon and Me’ into Orbit from Bento’s Sutikki

Sutikki, the kids and family division of Bento Box Ent., announces that Universal Kids will be the US TV home for its upcoming preschool series Moon and Me, created by Andrew Davenport ... Continue Reading →
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Final Chapter of ‘Transformers: Prime Wars’ Arrives

Hasbro and Machinima  (a division of Warner Bros. Digital Networks) announced that the third and final chapter of the Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy – Transformers: Power of ... Continue Reading →
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Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
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Tomasz Sulej Named CEE Manager for Planeta Junior

Planeta Junior, part of the Grupo Planeta/De Agostini group and one of Europe’s leading kids & family entertainment companies, has hired on Tomasz Sulej as Country Manager for ... Continue Reading →
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Binge Bros. Options C.W. Moss’ Humorous ‘Unicorn’ Cartoon Books

Vancouver-based Binge Bros. Productions has optioned the darkly humorous, irreverent cartoon collections Unicorn Being a Jerk and Why Unicorn Drinks by author-illustrator C.W. Moss. ... Continue Reading →
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Titanic NY Toy Fair & Licensing Round-Up!

Read on for animated highlights from the world of licensing & merchandising, fashion, fun and collectibles from New York Toy Fair 2018 and beyond. JAKKS Pacific Reveals 2018 Lineup Nickelodeon: Shimmer ... Continue Reading →
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‘Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own’ Debuts on Discovery Family This Spring

Discovery Family will be debuting an ultra adorable new series this spring when Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own moves in on Saturday, April 14 at 12 noon/11c. Produced by Hasbro’s ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Plans ‘Micronauts’ Toon for 2019

On the heels of the announcement that Paramount had set a 2020 release date for a movie adaptation — along with a few other things — it was revealed that Hasbro is planning ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →