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Chinese Courts: Mecard doesn’t violate Bakugan patents, but Sky Warrior does

In what Choirock is calling a “complete victory,” the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court in China has dismissed a patent infringement case against Mecard. Bakugan maker Spin Master filed a lawsuit in 2016, alleging the Mecard toyline violated technology it developed. Spin Master appealed the decision, but the Chinese court upheld the verdict last month and the case is now closed. ...

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Bbasha Mecard debuts in South Korea

The Turning Mecard franchise continues on with a new brand refresh. Choirock Contents Factory has launched Bbasha Mecard in South Korea. Teased last summer, the new 2D animated series is an ambitious reinterpretation of the property, with 78 x 22′ min. episodes planned.  Bbasha Mecard had a special preview screening on March 18th, before its regular premiere on MBC on March 25th. The ...

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KidsClick brings Halloween-themed programming for October

It’s a new, spooky month and Sinclair Broadcast Group’s KidsClick is ready to celebrate. This October, the daily linear and video-on-demand block brings the return of Mecard, alongside new Halloween specials. First off, after a brief hiatus, Mecard returns to the lineup on Sunday, October 7th at 7:30 AM. Since it is October, KidsClick will be airing episode 7, “Haunted House ...

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KidsClick adds Barbie, Monster High, Sunday-specific programming

Sinclair’s daily KidsClick programming block is in for another shakeup later this month. While shows like Mecard, Rocket Monkeys and Super 4 are leaving the lineup, new additions like Barbie Dreamtopia, Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad and Transformers Cybertron make their debut. To top it off, for the first time since the block’s debut, Sundays won’t just be a ...

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Ghost Mecard readies spooktacular September debut

Last month, Korean toy manufacturer Sono Kong and media partner Choirock Contents Factory revealed the latest entry in their Mecard franchise. Called Ghost Mecard, the new series is set to launch sometime this September. It’ll be a CG-animated series, like last year’s Turning Mecard R, but this time set in the Mecard Training Institute, a Hogwarts-like academy where Jason and his ...

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KidsClick picks up Mecard, The Legendaries

Oggy and the Cockroaches isn’t the only new show headed to the KidsClick morning block this month. In a last minute addition, Sinclair Broadcast Group has added two new shows, Mecard and The Legendaries, to its schedule. Mecard Turning Mecard enables kids to discover a new world through magical transformation, building friendship and fighting for good. Jason, our protagonist, is an ...

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Turning Mecard finds new international broadcast partners

Not perturbed by ongoing litigation with Spin Master, Mattel’s international expansion for Turning Mecard continues on. The South Korean senstation has recently landed broadcast partnerships in Italy, Latin America and Singapore. First up, MediaCorp’s OKTO channel in Singapore premiered the English language version of the show on May 5th. The country, alongside Malaysia, received the ...

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Spin Master launches lawsuit against Turning Mecard

Following similar actions made against Screechers Wild and Eonster Hunter, Spin Master has filed a lawsuit against Mattel over Turning Mecard in the United States. The Canadian toy company alleges the Korean toyline infringes on patents related to the transformation aspects found in its Bakugan property. They’re looking for damages and a permanent injunction against the distribution of the ...

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Mattel debuts Mecard in the U.S., abroad

Following 2017 launches in Australia, Canada and South East Asia, Mattel is finally introducing the South Korean hit Turning Mecard to audiences in the United States and most other international markets. Now simply branded Mecard, the first season of the show debuted on the company’s Mattel Action YouTube channel last Friday. Jason meets an alien talking car who can transform into a giant ...

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Turning Mecard W: Vandyne’s Secret goes to the Korean big screen

After a television run late last fall, Turning Mecard W: Vandyne’s Secret Special Edition is now set for a theatrical release. The compilation film will combine the six episode mini-series with some new twists. The poster for the film promotes a clash between Evan King and Saseongsu, which didn’t happen in the series. The film version’s directed by franchise regular Hong ...

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Mattel Action launches Turning Mecard in Malaysia and Singapore

The Mattel Action YouTube channel has got a new treat. Early last month, viewers in Malaysia and Singapore were greeted to the South Korean phenomenon, Turning Mecard. The first 26 episodes are now available to stream for free in English if you’re a resident of those two countries. Here’s the play list: Turning Mecard’s Asian YouTube launch is just another part of ...

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Dino Mecard launches November 23rd in South Korea

The South Korean media franchise Turning Mecard has been exceptionally busy in 2017. Mattel began its western roll-out, a CG reboot launched, a character-focused spinoff debuted, and now it’s time for another! Dino Mecard is set to debut on KBS1 in South Korea on November 23, 2017 at 1:50PM. A mischievous boy named Na-Young Chan discovers a small living dinosaur in the backside of a ...

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