Cartoon Network Enterprises Powerpuff Girls Europe Licence Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises Powerpuff Girls Europe Licence Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises Powerpuff Girls Europe Licence Partners

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) has announced its list of regional licencing partners for toys and other merchandise for The Powerpuff Girls franchise. The main toy licencee for the show is Spin Master, Spin Master will produce a series of plush toys, action figures, role-play and other items. Spin Master plans to launch its Powerpuff Girls range in early 2017. Spin Master holds the global toy rights to The Powerpuff Girls.

In the UK, the following licencees have been signed up: Posh Paws, the comics and toys retailer Forbidden Planet, Roy Lowe and Sons, William Lamb, C&M Licensing.

In Italy, the Middle East and Spain, the following licencees have been signed up for permission to use The Powerpuff Girls brand: Imap Export SPA, Miss Hamptons, El Corte, Trucare Fzc and Bioworld.

Johanne Broadfield, the vice president of Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA made this statement in regards to The Powerpuff Girls licencing deals:

“The reaction to the return of The Powerpuff Girls has been remarkable. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup may be little but they are generating a huge amount of excitement among fans, licensees and retailers. We’re now delighted to be sharing details of the extensive line-up of partners that we’ve secured for this extraordinary franchise, and are confident that regardless of age, demographic or income, every fan will find a product they love.”

http://www.licensing.biz/news/read/cartoon-network-details-emea-partners-for-the-powerpuff-girls/044675

Steven Universe Toy Range Announced

Steven Universe Toy Range Announced

Steven Universe Toy Range Announced: Soon You Will Be Able To Have Your Very Own Adventures With Steven And The Crystal Gems!

The ToyNews website has reported that Cartoon Network has made toy licensing deals for Steven Universe with several toy manufacturers such as Funko, Just Toys International, PhatMojo, Toy Factory and Zag Toys. Steven Universe is one of Cartoon Network’s biggest animated hits, each episode follows Steven and his Crystal Gem friends, their mission is to protect the planet and humanity by using their special and unique powers.

Funko will release POP Vinyl Figures of Steven Universe characters, including Steven himself as well as the Crystal Gems (Amethyst, Pearl and Garnet). The POP Vinyl Figures will be released in time for Christmas 2015. Just Toys International will be releasing Steven Universe themed “blind bags” which contain dog tags, fun packs and 3D backpack hangers.

Both Toy Factory in spring 2016 and PhatMojo in 2017 will launch a range of character plush toys as well as plush novelty items, meanwhile Zag Toys will release collectable mini figures such as bobble heads.

http://www.toynews-online.biz/news/read/us-cartoon-network-green-lights-steven-universe-toy-lines/045398

Warner Bros. Consumer Products And Toy State Signs DC Super Friends Toys Deal

DC Super Friends Toys

Today (28/07/2015) it has emerged that Toy State and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have signed a global licensing agreement for Toy State to produce remote-controlled vehicles toys featuring the DC Comics Super Friends brand. The DC Super Friends include superheroes such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. The toys will be targeted for the children aged 3 to 7 years old and will be distributed under the Nikko brand. Animated shows featuring Batman and Superman have aired on TimeWarner’s Cartoon Network.

Andy Friess, the president of Toy State made this statement about the Toy product licencing deal with Warner Bros:

“It’s with great excitement that we announce our new global partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Comics is a legendary brand and has been redefining the superhero genre for decades. We look forward to adding Toy State product design and innovation to DC Super Friends at retail. It’s not every day that someone gets an opportunity to say this, but we’re thrilled to welcome Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and all of the DC Super Friends to the Toy State team.”

Paul Bufton, the VP of licensing and business development at Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA also made a statement regarding the deal:

“Toy State is the perfect partner for DC Super Friends. Just as they are big fans of our brand, we have long been fans of Toy State and the innovative range of products they develop each year. DC Comics has a rich history with a deep character portfolio, and we can’t wait to watch Toy State create vehicles that bring our characters to life in new and exciting ways.”

http://www.ltwmag.com/news/latest_news/toy_state_signs_dc_super_friends_toy_deal.aspx
http://worldscreen.com/articles/display/2015-07-28-kids-wbcp-dc-super-friends-licensing-deal-toy-state