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Bapper Entertainment Announces Partnerships for Disenchantment

Bapper Entertainment Announces Partnerships for Disenchantment

Following the successful 2018 debut of its animated series DISENCHANTMENT, Bapper Entertainment announces its first set of merchandising partnerships, including anchor licensees and key international agents including Merchantwise Licensing which will represent the brand in Australia and New Zealand. DISENCHANTMENT is an adult animated comedy series from the mind of Matt Groening. The series takes…

Ironman Appoints CPLG as Licensing Agent Across Europe

Ironman Appoints CPLG as Licensing Agent Across Europe

IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, has appointed CPLG as its licensing agent for the IRONMAN Triathlon Series and the IRONSPORT brand in Europe. CPLG will work closely with the IRONMAN Group to develop a range of strategic licensing alliances with best-in-class licensees across a range of categories, including loungewear, underwear, winter accessories, bags and…

The emoji company signs with EDUCA BORRAS for a puzzle range!

The emoji company signs with EDUCA BORRAS for a puzzle range!

emoji® – The Iconic Brand has teamed up with Educa Borras, one of the leading companies in the board games industry in Spain, for a new puzzle series after their previous success with the emoji® brand. Following the positive reception of the 500 piece emoji® puzzle last year, Educa Borras launched its newest puzzles in…

Cartoon Network Celebrates 20 Years of The Powerpuff Girls

Cartoon Network Celebrates 20 Years of The Powerpuff Girls

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Cartoon Network officially celebrated the birthday of The Powerpuff Girls in Asia with #Empowerpuff. The campaign is a movement that embraces empowerment and puts the spotlight on driven girls, young ladies and women who are Asia’s game changers. Can you believe that it has been 20 years since super-cute/super-fierce trio…

Long Live The Bat across Japan, China, Australia and India!

Long Live The Bat across Japan, China, Australia and India!

To mark the 80th anniversary of Batman, DC today unveiled plans for a global commemoration of the World’s Greatest Detective. Kicking off this March at SXSW, the multifaceted campaign for DC’s Caped Crusader will feature exclusive celebrations, special theatrical engagements, the milestone release of DETECTIVE COMICS #1000, live events and first-ever Batman brand partnerships. As…

MGA Entertainment Appoints Bensons Trading Company as Wholesale Distributor for Independent Retailers in Australia

MGA Entertainment Appoints Bensons Trading Company as Wholesale Distributor for Independent Retailers in Australia

MGA Entertainment Australia has announced a new and exciting partnership with Bensons Trading Company, who will now manage the full MGAE product portfolio across Australia. BTC, a family-owned company with more than 60 years of experience in the toy industry, will work with the wholesale distribution channels for independent retailers. This association will ensure that…

Haven Partners with Pinkfong to Launch Baby Shark Phenomenon in Australia & New Zealand

Haven Partners with Pinkfong to Launch Baby Shark Phenomenon in Australia & New Zealand

Boasting over 2.4 billion YouTube views and growing a rate of 6 million a day and a multitude of weeks on the US Billboard and UK pop music charts, viral online sensation Baby Shark is taking Australia by storm with over 150,000 views daily, amassing over 3.5 million in just the last month. Engagement has…

YouTube Powerhouse CKN Toys Appoints Haven for Global Consumer Products Program

YouTube Powerhouse CKN Toys Appoints Haven for Global Consumer Products Program

With 10 billion (yes, that’s billion with a b!) views translating to the equivalent of over 41,000 years of accumulated viewership, YouTube star CKN Toys has continued to grow in popularity to become the #2 toy reviewer/unboxer on the platform – boasting over 450 million views in the last 30 days alone. A reported 81%…

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Erstwilder for a Second Collaboration

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Erstwilder for a Second Collaboration

Merchantwise Licensing’s May Gibbs has again partnered with Australian collectible resin jewellery brand, Erstwilder. The second collaboration for the two brands, this new range includes six brooches featuring quintessential May Gibbs imagery. The brands first came together in 2017 and marked the first licensed jewellery range for May Gibbs. “We are thrilled to be launching…

Netflix and Ellen Join Forces for Animated Green Eggs And Ham – Streaming Late 2019

Netflix and Ellen Join Forces for Animated Green Eggs And Ham – Streaming Late 2019

Do you like Green Eggs and Ham? If so, you’re in for a treat, as 2019 will see the release of a 13 episode animated series of Dr Seuss’ classic book on Netflix. Produced by Ellen DeGeneres and featuring the vocal talents of Diane Keaton, Adam Devine, Michael Douglas and many more, the show is…