Character Licensing

Cosmos-Maya secures deal for bollywood blockbuster DABANGG

May 26, 2020

Next from Cosmos-Maya is an animated series inspired by Chulbul Pandey; the iconic cop immortalized by Salman Khan in the massively popular Dabangg Leading India and Singapore-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya has signed a deal with Arbaaz Khan Productions to adapt its Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg franchise into an animated series. Cosmos-Maya is producing two seasons of […]

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Hello Kitty and Tokidoki collaborate on new Globematcher game by Bitbuu

April 18, 2020

For the first time, global character and lifestyle brands star together in a mobile game Sanrio, a lifestyle brand that is best known for pop icon Hello Kitty, and tokidoki, the global pop-culture brand famous for its larger-than-life characters, are announcing the release of their new digital game in collaboration with Bitbuu Games by Mars1982 Ltd. Bitbuu […]

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Cartoon Network sets airdate for new home-grown comedy ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’

April 14, 2020

They’re zany, they’re absurd, they’re fun and they’re coming to Cartoon Network this month. From April 18, the channel will premiere ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’, a hilarious home-grown animated comedy every day at 10.30am and 7.30pm. ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’ follows the amusing adventures and capers of 10-year-old Budhdeb and Badrinath. Thick as thieves, they inevitably find […]

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Chacha Chaudhary goes hip with Anushka Sharma’s signature brand Nush

November 16, 2019

The cult of Chacha Chaudhary is now making its way to the fashion industry with Superstar entrepreneur Anushka Sharma. The iconic comic hero Chacha Chaudhary and his giant companion Sabu will be seen on the new quirky collection of NUSH – a renowned apparel brand by Anushka Sharma. The contemporary and chic designs of the […]

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Toonz Retail expands its presence in Maharashtra, launches its 3rd store in Nagpur

August 21, 2019

The fastest homegrown kid’s retail chain, Toonz Retail, further expands its presence in the 3rd largest city of Maharashtra – Nagpur, launches its3rdstore. Successfully operating 100+ stores spread across 64 cities in 16 states, Toonz Retail offers a wide range of products for all needs and occasion of kids from 0-12 years of age. The […]

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Igloo debuts limited-edition SpongeBob SquarePants Playmates Coolers

August 7, 2019

Igloo Products Corp. (“Igloo”), the industry leader in coolers, has announced their new collaboration with Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) and Nickelodeon’s iconic character, SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon is commemorating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants this year, and in celebration, VNCP is expanding product collaborations for their beloved character. “For the last 45 years, the trusted […]

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Viacom acquires Garfield Brand for Nick portfolio

August 7, 2019

Viacom has announced plans to acquire Paws Inc., the global rights owner of the Garfield and the U.S. Acres franchises. Following the completion of the acquisition, Viacom subsidiary Nickelodeon will develop a new Garfield animated television series. Global merchandising rights for Garfield will be managed by Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products, including the property’s existing portfolio […]

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Continuing success for Masha and the Bear as season three arrives in Italy

July 29, 2019

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MDL), which manages licensing for the Masha and the Bear brand in Italy and Switzerland, has welcomed the arrival of series three of Animaccord’s hit pre-school property on one of the country’s leading kids’ television channels. Season three of Masha and the Bear premiers on Rai YoYo, the free-to-air kids’ TV channel […]

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Toonz Retail expands its presence in Punjab, launches 1st store in Jalandhar

July 29, 2019

The fastest homegrown kids retail chain, Toonz Retail, further expands its presence in Punjab, launches its 1st store in Jalandhar. This is the 3rd store of Toonz Retail in Punjab. With stores across 64 cities of 16 states, Toonz Retail is massively growing with 100+ stores in the country, offering a wide variety of products […]

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UYoung seals raft of deals with CCTV

June 28, 2019

UYoung, China’s leading children’s and family entertainment and media company, announced it has licensed multiple shows to CCTV, China’s state-owned broadcaster, for its children’s channel CCTV-14. The three multiple-season shows picked up by CCTV are: three seasons of Mia and me (78 x 22’), two seasons of Messy Goes to Okido (78 x 11’)  and […]

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Mondo TV announces YooHoo balloons deal with Grabo for Italy and Russia

June 26, 2019

Mondo TV, a major international player in the production, distribution and licensing of animated content, has announced a new license award for YooHoo, the highly successful property based on the hit Mondo TV and Aurora World co-production for children, YooHoo to the Rescue. Grabo Balloons, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of inflatable products, will bring […]

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Chacha Chaudhary back with new episodes

June 25, 2019

Popular cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma’s creation and hugely popular Indian comic book “Chacha Chaudhary” is all set to come back with new series of episodes. The show will be aired on Hungama TV from Monday to Friday from 1.30pm to 7.00pm and bi-weekly on Yotube every Friday at 3.00pm.

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Firefly ropes in ‘Booba’ to its licensing portfolio

June 24, 2019

D Sparrow has chosen Firefly Brand Management to be its North American licensing agent for the “Booba” animated series. The children’s preschool series airs on Netflix, YouTube, Amazon and iTunes in U.S. markets. It follows the adventures of a little creature called Booba. “We are delighted to be working with the 3D Sparrow team and […]

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Dream Theatre acquires licensing rights for Ninja Hattori

June 24, 2019

Brand Management and licensing representation company, Dream Theatre Pvt. Ltd., has acquired the licensing and merchandising rights for Ninja Hattori in India. Ninja Hattori is a long running and one the popular shows on kid’s television. Dream Theatre will build and grow a diverse portfolio of Ninja Hattori apparel, back to school, home, personal care, […]

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