Merchandise Licensing 

‘Deer Little Forest’ heads to theme parks across Asia, Bangkok park to open in June 2019

Koko Rose Media announced a deal that will see its arts and lifestyle property ‘Deer Little Forest’ developing five indoor activity theme parks across Thailand, Japan, Malay, Asia and Singapore. Currently, under construction, the first park is scheduled to open in Bangkok in June 2019. The agreement was brokered by Tokyo-based Honmoku File, headed by Nobutaka Nagai, the former agent for Disney’s park attractions in Japan, DisneySea and Disneyland Japan. The deal is Deer Little Forest’s first in Asia and is a testament to the strength of the brand’s magnetic…

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ theme-park to unveil at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has revealed the name of its latest attraction, Ant-Man, and the Wasp: Nano Battle! The attraction will debut in 2019 as the park continues the multi-year expansion of the Hong Kong resort. In May, the park premiered “Moana: A Homecoming Celebration,” a live show based on the film Moana and the first of its expansion projects. The Ant-Man-inspired attraction will feature images from the film as well as a unique storyline that will allow guests to engage in a heroic battle alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp…

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Turner, The Maj Group to open ‘Cartoon Network Entertainment Park’ in Bali

Turner Asia Pacific has announced a licensing partnership with Indonesian real-estate and hospitality investment company, The MAJ Group, to develop a 4.3-hectare entertainment park in Bali. The announcement was made on June 6 at  IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2018 in Hong Kong. The family destination will feature the island’s largest waterpark and an indoor entertainment centre splashed with Cartoon Network theming and unique sense of fun. The entertainment park is slated to become fully operational in 2020. The development will include thrilling water rides, and massive surf and wave pools.…

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Character & Entertainment 

Studio Ghibli theme-park to open in Japan in 2022

Japan’s most beloved animation house Studio Ghibli is finally getting its own theme park in 2020. The theme-park will bring films like Howl’s Moving Castle, Kiki’s Delivery Service and Princess Mononoke to life. In addition to the Ghibli-themed rides and play areas, the park will also feature movie theatres, showing Ghibli animations new and old. Check out some of the concept pictures here: Located on a 200-hectare plot of land, the park is slated to come on the same area on which the 2005 World’s Fair was held near Nagoya,…

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Character & Entertainment 

From Woody to Rex: Disney opens Toy Story Land at Shanghai Theme Park

The Shanghai Disney Resort opened ‘Disney·Pixar Toy Story Land’, which is seventh themed t Shanghai Disneyland. It is the first major expansion of the theme park since it opened in June 2016. Full of oversized toys, new adventures, colorful sights, the land features three new attractions – Slinky Dog Spin, Rex’s Racer, and Woody’s Roundup. It also includes a themed character greeting area, Meeting Post, and shopping and dining experiences, Al’s Toy Barn and Toy Box Café. Commenting on the launch, Fan Xiping, chairman of Shanghai Shendi Group said, “Shanghai…

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Character & Entertainment 

Imagica, Green Gold Animation come together to bring ‘Chhota Bheem’ alive

Get ready to ride your favourite cartoon character at Imagica starting this May. Taking a cue from global counterparts, Imagica, India’s favourite entertainment destination is geared to extend a unique consumer experience for guests at the theme park, in association with Green Gold Animation. This one-of-a-kind association with India’s pioneer in producing original animated content, will witness the introduction of India’s first character ride – ‘Chhota Bheem The Ride’. The kids-friendly attraction is scheduled to be unveiled at Imagica’s Theme Park this May. The association will introduce an assorted range…

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