Jakks Pacific has unveiled its portfolio of toys and entertainment products for the 2017 New York Toy Fair (Feb. 18-21). The array includes options for all ages, from active play innovations to licensed goodies for pop-culture fans.
“We are entering 2017 with a strong line of fun and innovative toys,” said Stephen Berman, Chairman & CEO, JAKKS Pacific. “We will be launching several new proprietary brands such as Little Mighty Gym and Cuppatinis as well as launching licensed-products inspired by some of the most anticipated entertainment properties this year,” continued Berman.
Mighty Runner: An interactive, endless runner gaming system geared to kids ages 5 to 10 that combines physical and digital play and is controlled by the kids’ feet. The gaming system will include a free downloadable app that is compatible with any iOS and Android device, and connects to the system through Bluetooth. Players will be able to set up an individual profile and customize their character by selecting from thousands of combinations. The first game will include three different worlds: Amazon Adventure, Zombie Dash, and Track and Field. As players run, jump, and slide through levels, they grab gold coins while dodging obstacles, objects, or zombies. When kids collect coins, new worlds open and it increases their accessory options.
Cuppatinis Dolls Assortment: Cute 3.5-inch dolls that transform from doll to teacup with a simple flip of their skirts! Collect all 6 dolls: Cha Cha Chai, Carmela la Crème, Rose Hippensip, Mocha Lisa, Lola Vander and Jasmint.
WORLD OF NINTENDO Figures and Plush: Highly detailed figures that are soft-to-the-touch with up to 13 points of articulation, and embroidered, detailed plush toys which seem as though the characters have jumped off the screen. Each figure comes with a power-up accessory for added play and the line features many of the top characters from franchises such as Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Animal Crossing, and more.
DC Toddler Dolls: Adorable toddler dolls each dressed in an iconic DC Super Hero outfit, including Wonder Woman, Batgirl and Supergirl – each doll has rooted hair and comes with accessories such as belts, cuffs, masks, headpieces and shoes.
DC Super Hero Girls – Everyday Dress-Up: Girls can now master their super powers with the Everyday Dress-Up assortment. These two-piece outfits include key accessories like masks, headbands, headpieces or arm cuffs.
DC Super Hero Girls – Wonder Woman Action Purse: The perfect accessory to get ready for action when crime arises! This 2-in-1 action purse with built in bow and arrows is created with Wonder Woman’s iconic red, white and blue colors and includes a detachable bow handle and 4 arrows for bow and arrow action play.
BIG-FIGS: An all-new BIG way to play out the excitement of your favorite brands. Ranging in scale from 20-inches to 48-inches, these big figures are huge on fun for kids and collectors alike. The line includes some of the most popular entertainment licenses such as DC, Power Rangers, Nintendo, and more.
Smurfs: Highly detailed figures, playsets, and plush toys of iconic Smurf characters Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy, Hefty, Papa Smurf and introducing Smurflily.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Ballroom Belle: A large-scale doll standing approximately 14-inches tall, and dressed in her beautiful yellow ball gown with gold details, shoes, plus her iconic “tree of life” pendant necklace, inspired by the film.
Disney’s Elena of Avalor Action & Adventure Feature Doll: With two ways to play, kids will love placing Elena’s sword in her hand for a swinging action, or placing her skirt loops in Elena]s hands to have her dance and sing “My Time” from the show! The doll plays three songs and says more than 20 phrases.
Disney’s Palace Pets – S.S. Pawcation Royal Yacht: The S.S. Pawcation Royal Yacht really floats and has a hot tub so the pets can have fun in the sun. Kids can take to the seas (or the bathtub) with Otto, Ariel’s pet otter.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: XPV Rock N’ Roll Groot: Kids will love to control this new remote-controlled Rock N’ Roll Groot as he dances, spins, talks and lights up! Kids can enjoy playing with Groot in two different play modes: Manual and Listen. In Manual Mode, kids control the action with the remote, modeled after the iconic “Awesome Mix” cassette tape, while the song “Flashlight” plays. Groot can shimmy back and forth or spin around on the ground with some awesome moves. He will even spin himself back upright! In Listen Mode, Groot will dance on his own to almost any song when placed near a speaker. There is also a button on the remote that triggers four different “I am Groot” phrases during play. The base of the unit lights up as well for a galactic dance party with Groot!