Following an extended hiatus that started in early October, Mega Man: Fully Charged is returning to the United States with new episodes. Cartoon Network is bringing the show back this weekend with premieres scheduled to run throughout the month. Episodes will also be available through Cartoon Network’s website and mobile app. Here’s the batch of […]
Paris-based producer Cyber Group Studios recently signed a multi-year agreement with toy and consumer products company JAKKS Pacific for the animated preschool series, Gigantosaurus. The deal gives JAKKS rights to produce and market various merchandise inspired by the series, including preschool toys, playsets, outdoor furniture, costumes, and accessories. The first set of toys and books […]
American toy company Jakks Pacific has announced that they have re-hired Jared Wolfson, who previously worked for them between July 2007 and November 2013. He’s been appointed as Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing and the head of Studio JP. Wolfson will be responsible for developing, launching, expanding, and managing Jakks Pacific’s portfolio of properties digital […]
DHX has been busy making deals for their upcoming animated reboot of Capcom’s Mega Man video game franchise. Weeks after securing a US broadcast on Cartoon Network and a Canadian run on Family CHRGD, the media company has announced another major pillar: their toy partner. Jakks Pacific, perhaps currently best known for their World of […]
Elastic Rights has recently signed an agreement with Nerd Corps Entertainment, in which they will get the free TV and home video licensing and merchandising rights for the sci-fi action comedy series Slugterra (39×30) for Spain, Protugal, Turkey, Greece, and France.
Pacific Animation Partners has recently announced that Monsuno, their new action animated series created as a joint venture with JAKKS Pacific and Dentsu Entertainment USA, will be premiering on Japan’s TV Tokyo in October this year.
JAKKS Pacific and its Creative Designs International (CDI) and Disguise Halloween divisions will launch a new line of dolls, playsets, accessories, dress-up, roleplay items and even Halloween cosumtes based on Nickelodeon’s animated modern fantasy adventure series, Winx Club.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
In time for the Halloween season, Marvel Entertainment has made available a number of costumes perfectly suited for trick’or’treating. Many of the super hero outfits are being made available through a company called Disguise, which is the Halloween division of Jakks Pacific. While the idea of Halloween costumes is typically associated with kids, the new […]