41E secures swathe of new global licensees for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures

The animated show secures new deals amid strong international roll out.
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41 Entertainment has secured a swathe of new licensing partners amid a “strong international roll-out” for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.

The TV series already airs across markets including Europe and Canada.

The animated show is now scheduled to launch across the Nordics, Benelux, Portugal, Italy, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, the Middle East, South East Asia, Latin and Central America and Germany, later this year.

As the show continues its international roll-out, various new licensees have signed with the property.

In France, Hachette will have a full publishing line, Delcourt will introduce various Comic Book Albums, while Alcara will produce a range of charms. Furthermore, Play by Play will design and distribute Beanies, while Best will introduce branded footwear, bringing the total number of licensees in the region to 19.

In the UK, Sambro is developing a range of bags and stationery, More for Your Store will roll out money tins, Palamon International will have dress up and accessories and Play by Play will distribute its line of Beanies.

Across Iberia, copywrite will handle backpacks and bags, Comercial Mercera will have patches and zipper pulls, Madhouse will launch mall events, Hot Shots will produce candy, wafers and cookies, Educa Borras will produce puzzles and distribute the K’Nex construction line and Play by Play will deliver it Beanies.

Meanwhile, Mexico will see various products such as notebooks, party supplies, apparel and home entertainment. Central America will see a range of branded snack products from Fabricas de Productos.

Xeryus will handle backpacks in Brazil, and will be joined by Tilibra, who wil deliver notebooks and diaries in the region. Diplomata will produce backpacks and lunch boxes, Editora Alto Astral has colouring magazines and sticker albums, Fest color has party supplies and PlayArte will deliver home entertainment.

Furthermore, Israel wil see a range of home goods products from Orsun, apparel from Global Brands, ice pops from Glidot Strauss and stationery from Chagim Nechalim.

In Benelux, apparel will arrive courtesy of Van der Erve, while Global Industry will produce wheeled toys and gift items.

Finally, Turkey will see Biber create mall events.

“We are very pleased to welcome these fine licensees to this property in 2014 under the management of 41 Entertainment,” said Shin Unozawa, executive vice president at Bandai Namco Games Inc.


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