Netflix, Inc and Hasbro, Inc have jointly announced an expanded agreement that makes two of the latter’s hottest new shows, Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, available for the former’s members in the US. Kaijudo is already available, while Littlest Pet Shop will be launched on the service in summer of 2013.
Under the expanded agreement, Netflix becomes the exclusive streaming subscription destination in the US for five of Hasbro Studios’ most popular shows – My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Transformers Prime, Transformers Rescue Bots, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, and Littlest Pet Shop. New seasons of the shows will be made available for members to watch instantly a month after their finale airs on The Hub.
“The success of Hasbro Studios content on Netflix has been remarkable and we are proud to add more shows and extend our relationship throughout North America,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Officer. “In a very competitive field, Hasbro Studios has risen to become a major content player with shows that kids watch and families trust.”
“Through our Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo expanded relationship with Netflix we look to bring even more Hasbro Studios shows to additional geographies reaching an expanded audience,” said Hasbro Studios President Stephen Davis. “We are making Hasbro Studios award-winning content, engaging storytelling and beloved characters available for viewers to enjoy anytime, anywhere and on all platforms.”