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Oggy and the Cockroaches Gets Lansay as New Toy Master

Award-winning animation studio Xilam has recently assigned master toy partner status to Lansay for the hit animated comedy cartoon Oggy & the Cockroaches. As master toy partner, Lansay will be in charge of production and distribution of an initial line of traditional plush, electronic plush, 3D plastic figures, and board and card games in France for the year 2018. “We’re thrilled to be ...

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New LEGO BATMAN Movie Collectible Minifigures Released

The official LEGO Group account has published a bunch of new images that reveal the upcoming LEGO Batman Movie Collectible Minifigures Series, which are scheduled to hit the stores on January 1, 2017. The lineup, as expected of the LEGO franchise, features wacky characters and funny takes on Batman, including notable ones such as Fairy Batman and Glam Metal Batman. There’s also new villains ...

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Pokemon Happy Meal Toys Make Their Way to Sweden

Now that Pokemon has gone even further towards taking over pop culture (thanks in part to the highly controversial and extremely popular ARG), fans from Sweden will be getting a chance to collect the cute little monsters in yet another form: as a series of 20 McDonald’s Happy Meal Pokemon toys. The fastfood chain has already released the first batch, and it includes fan favorite characters such ...

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Exclusive TMNT Bebop and Rocksteady Action Figures Launched at Walmart

Even in the original 90s cartoon iteration of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the bumbling dynamic duo Bebop and Rocksteady were already the most popular villains, despite the fact that they aren’t exactly effective (not because they’re not strong – they are – but because they have the IQ of a rubber stopper.) The same might happen when the duo returns to the series to the fore via the ...

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10,000 Listens Contest for Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast

Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast has announced a new contest, where you can win 1 of 10 Voltron Prize Packs! For those of you who don’t know yet, back in December of 2013, Let’s Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast began airing episodes on iTunes and LetsVoltron.com (Part of the The Orange FM Podcast Network). The host of the show is ToonBarn Head Writer Marc ...

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Nickelodeon Expands Multi-Year Licensing Deal with Funko to Include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fans of Nickelodeon’s latest take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise should get ready for a flood of new merchandise, as the cabler has recently expanded their multi-year licensing deal with Funko in order to include a new line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-themed products. The new line will include vinyl figures, mystery mini-figures, bobble heads, and Hikari vinyl figures ...

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Nickelodeon to Launch Bilingual Preschool Learning Toys for Dora the Explorer

Nickelodeon and Smart Play, LLC., have recently joined forces in order to launch a new line of dual-language preschool learning toys based on the Dora the Explorer franchise. Set for a spring debut nationwide, the product line will include a whole slew of electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in both English and Spanish languages. The toys are designed to be lightweight and ...

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Nickelodeon and Playmates Reveal 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toy Line

Riding high on the success of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series, Nickelodeon has recently partnered with Playmates Toys in order to develop the 2014 toy expansion for the TMNT franchise. The toy line was revealed during the American International Toy Fair in New York City, which ran from February 16 to 19. 2013 saw the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as the number one action figure ...

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Spongebob Squarepants Toy and Activity Lineup Unveiled at NY Toy Fair 2014

Nickelodeon has recently launched a broad new lineup of toys and merchandise based on their hit Spongebob Squarepants property, during the 2014 New York Toy Fair, which was ran from February 16 to 19. The new line of products consist of plushies, collectible figures, and even role play toys from master toy licensee Just Play, playsets from Fisher-Price®’s Imaginext® brand; remote control and ...

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RetroCon Recap and Neil Ross Interview

RetroCon! While the name tells you that it is a convention about everything “retro”, it is really a celebration of a time when there were some really cool things for people to get excited about. That time, in the 70’s and 80’s, when cartoons were still hand made, in 2 dimensions, and voice actors were not well known, like they are today. RetroCon, now in its second ...

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McFarlane Toys and Ubisoft Launch Assassin’s Creed Action Figure Line

McFarlane Toys and Ubisoft has just announced a new licensing agreement that will have both companies working together on a new line of action figures based on the popular videogame franchise, Assassin’s Creed. Series 1 of McFarlane Toys’ Assassin’s Creed series will consist of seven figures that include fan favorite characters Connor and Haytham Kenway. Connor will come in to ...

Japanese Kentucky Fried Chicken to Offer Dragon Ball Promo Meals
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Japanese Kentucky Fried Chicken to Offer Dragon Ball Promo Meals

The latest Dragon Ball movie, Battle of Gods, is shaping up to be one of the biggest anime movies of 2013, with the lead up to the premiere being supported by various merchandising campaigns and promotions, with the latest one coming from Japan’s KFC, which will hold a Battle of Gods promotion this February 07. Under KFC Japan’s Battle of Gods promotion, purchasing a Smile Chicken ...

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