New titles from TMS Entertainment’s hugely successful anime franchise, featuring the beloved superhero whose head is a popular Japanese pastry (an anpan), are now available on FOX Entertainment’s free streaming service.
Silvergate’s global hit eco-series spins-off an all-new CG animated show extending the team’s adventures beyond the sea and onto land; Season 1 hits the streamer on September 7 with Season 2 coming in 2022.
The iconic gang of little blue Smurf Village inhabitants – including Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy, and Hefty - return in an all-new 'Smurf-tacular' CG animated series premiering Friday, September 10.
CG animated series featuring Belgian artist Peyo’s iconic comic characters - blue, small, only three apples tall - premieres September 10.
The Toy Association and the Good Play Guide start program to evaluate and certify kids’ products based on ‘STEAM’ - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math criteria; ‘STEAM Stamp of Approval’ can be used for product packaging as well as digital and traditional marketing platforms.
‘Lucifer’ executive producer and showrunner Joe Henderson is said to have already begun staffing a writers’ room as development begins on the show.
Popular family vacation brand from Sol Katmandu Park & Resort in Mallorca, Spain reveals expansive plans to grow its IP universe across animated films, episodic series, consumer products, and gaming.
Former Disney and DreamWorks executive will work closely with Charles M. Schulz’s family and Wildbrain’s content teams to drive licensing strategy and growth.
Consumer branding pro will lead global management of the company’s existing IP across licensing, merchandising, retail, and promotions; previously spearheaded successful licensing programs for major franchises including ‘Star Wars’ for Lucasfilm Ltd. and ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’ for Lionsgate.
New Wattpad WEBTOON Studios will create multi-platform, data-driven TV, film, and book content; parent company Naver commits $100M for production development and financing.
eOne’s popular animated preschool series will hit Japanese airwaves July 3 on TV Tokyo; Dentsu has signed on as the master CP agent to drive acceleration of licensing for both brands.
Oscar-nominated animated features ‘Chico & Rita,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine’, and ‘A Cat in Paris’ among films being featured during the channel’s ‘Persistence of Vision’ Animated Features Showcase, Saturday Matinees, and the weekly Women Filmmaker/Artist Spotlight.
In addition to his legal responsibilities as director, the newly named VP of Business and Legal Affairs will also oversee licensing for the company and its brands.
Currently in pre-production, new kids’ CG animated series created by Kate Wogan and Debbie MacDonald follows a young girl who with the help of eco-heroes, safeguards the environment for future generations.
In newly created role, veteran licensing executive will drive global expansion of entertainment brands and original IP including ‘Strawberry Shortcake,’ ‘Caillou,’ ‘Teletubbies,’ and ‘Chip & Potato.’
Company’s new China-based animation incubator project, Hot Pot! Cartoons, seeks innovative creatives and content from the Middle Kingdom to develop for global markets.
He-Man, Skeletor, and a fractured Eternia return in a five-episode ‘Part 1’ from Mattel TV, which also gets its own after-show special with voice cast appearances including Mark Hamill, Chris Wood, and Sarah Michelle Gellar; series and special hit the streamer July 23.
Development deal with THINK450, the content and partnership arm of the National Basketball Players Association, includes the CG animated live-action hybrid series, ‘King of the Court.’
As part of new kids’ content partnership, companies will develop new original animated series and mobile game, both based on ‘Arpo,’ a popular YouTube show ‘Arpo.’
New show empowers kids using dreamtime adventures to teach important social-emotional and problem-solving skills; the brand includes interactive plush toys and music videos, available on YouTube and other streamers.
Studio teams with Play.Works games platform on three titles based on the iconic animated character; first game is now available on the platform’s connected TV network via leading streamers.
Netflix and Mattel share a glimpse of what’s in store when Kevin Smith’s new, 5-episode series premieres July 23.
Each ‘Science’ themed crate contains a deliciously stylish tee inspired by the popular anime ‘Food Wars.’
The linear streamer will feature the animation studio’s popular ‘Boonie Bears,’ bringing the Asian hit franchise to North American markets; new content will be released monthly and include the popular ‘Kung Fu Masters of the Zodiac.’