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Boomerang adopts Puppy in My Pocket

Boomerang Adopts “Puppy in My Pocket”

Boomerang has recently acquired airing rights for MEG Toys and Mondo TV’s Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville and will start airing the 2D-animated series in early 2012. Based on the popular toy brand (that was an offshoot of the Monster In My Pocket toyline), Puppy in My Pocket features tiny puppy adventures as nice girl Katie and her pet Magic must help the puppies of Pocketville find a home in the real world.

Nicktoons catches some Monsuno monsters from Freemantle Media

Nicktoons catches some Monsuno monsters from Freemantle Media

Nicktoons has picked up the animated television series Monsuno from Freemantle Media, Dentsu Entertainment USA, and Jakk’s Pacific. The series follows the journey of a group of children who gain the ability to control and battle monsters through a mysterious force. The 52 episode series will premiere on Nicktoons in Spring 2012. Following that, the show will go worldwide with broadcast agreements seeing the show air on African, Australian, European, Eastern European, Indian, New Zealand, Southeast Asian, and Russian Nickelodeon affiliates. The series premiere will be marked by a major marketing push in the fall with toys from Jakk’s Pacific, card games from Topps, video games, apparel, and more.

Sony preps Men in Black 3 for theaters, MIB: The Series to follow?

Sony preps Men in Black 3 for theaters, MIB: The Series to follow?

Sony Pictures is now deep into the production of the latest film in the Men in Black franchise, MiB3, aka Men in Black 3. The film will reunite Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as the famous agents, ready to protect earth against intergalactic criminals. Currently, Sony is penning a deal with Jakks Pacific to unveil a new line of toys and action figures around the 3D film, which hits theaters May 25, 2012. However, of key interest to us is the potential revival of the Men in Black animated series (MIB: The Series) which ran on Warner Bros.’ KidsWB programming block back in the late 1990s. Now that Agent K and Agent J will be icons on the big screen once more, can we count on any of our animation homes to bring us some aliens…?

Nickelodeon magically works on Winx Club toys

Nickelodeon magically works on Winx Club toys

They might have a great deal of magic, and magix, to back up their beauty, but the Winx fairies don’t know all that much about making toys and products and such. Thus, the good folks at Nickelodeon decided they’d partner with the experts at JAKKS Pacific as the master toy licensee for the Winx Club. Included in the deal are all types of figures and bags and other goodies based on the animated fantasy toon. Dolls, playsets, role play costumes, dress-up and Halloween costumes, and other highlights are expected to be amongst the best sellers. Now’s your chance to look like Bloom, Aisha, Stella, Flora, Musa, or Tecna!

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