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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into second season

Bakugan is standing tall, like an awesome one. Spin Master’s transforming, battling marble franchise is back with Bakugan: Battle Planet and the fun won’t stop there. During last month’s MIPCOM conference in France, the toy manufacturer, alongside fellow Canadian animation company Nelvana, confirmed that the anime series has been renewed for a second season. Bakugan: […]

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Australia’s 9Go! adds new Bakugan, Mega Man

Australian digital multi-channel broadcaster 9Go! will add Bakugan: Battle Planet and Mega Man: Fully Charged to its Go! Kids lineup this winter. Things kick off with a preview of the new Bakugan on Sunday, July 14th at 2:30PM. The CG-animated Fully Charged will join the channel’s daily morning lineup the following on the 15th at […]

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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 […]

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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into new markets

Following its North American launch late last year, Bakugan Battle Planet is finally ready for the international stage. The Canadian-Japanese-American anime series will being debuting on channels around the world. Some of the new destinations include Japan, which saw the series begin airing on TX Network stations on April 1st. The French Canadian Télétoon will […]

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Alpha Group, Spin Master settle Bakugan patent case

Spin Master and Alpha Group have come to a settlement over a Bakugan/Screechers Wild patent dispute.

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Bakugan Battle Planet starts brawling this weekend

The transforming marbles are back in Bakugan Battle Planet. The revamp of the once hugely successful kids anime property starts this Sunday, December 23rd on Cartoon Network in the United States at 7PM. New episodes of the series will then air throughout the entire week at 7AM before moving to its regular weekly time slot […]

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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls this December

Spin Master has formally announced Bakugan Battle Planet, the relaunch of their once hugely successful cross-media franchise. The new show is being produced by Spin Master Entertainment, Nelvana and TMS Entertainment. It’ll debut in Canada on Teletoon and in the United States on Cartoon Network this December. An international roll-out will follow in 2019, with […]

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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 […]

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New Bakugan due out in 2019, set for 11-minute episodes

We’ve slowly been getting more information on the new Bakugan project. First, an executive at the Canadian toy company Spin Master stated the project would launch in either 2018 or 2019. Then the CEO at Canadian media company Corus Entertainment confirmed their Nelvana division, Japanese animation studio TMS Entertainment and Spin Master would collaborate on […]

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Spin Master launches lawsuit against Screechers Wild

Alpha Group’s recently launched Screechers Wild! media property has run into a snag. Canadian toy manufacturer Spin Master alleges the line has violated a number of its patents relating to its Bakugan franchise. Lawsuits have been filed in Canada, United Kingdom and the United States. Spin Master is seeking injunctions against continued sales as well […]

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Nelvana boards new Bakugan, Hotel Transylvania season 2

Canadian animation company Nelvana is going to be working on the new Bakugan series and the second season of Hotel Transylvania: The Series. The news comes from Doug Murphy, CEO of Nelvana’s parent company Corus Entertainment, during their Q1 2018 results conference call. Details on both were scant, but Murphy announced that Nelvana will be […]

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Bakugan to Return with a New Series Soon

As far back as 2015, toy manufacturer Spin Master has already expressed a desire to reboot the hit property Bakugan, and while news have since quieted down over said reboot, their recent Q3 2017 financial call gives fans hope: it has been revealed that Bakugan will be returning with a new toy line and a […]