Zinkia Entertainment continues to build pre-school property Pocoyo, this time striking a collection of deals across Asia.
Introducing products into the People's Republic of China will be Beijing Kaku Cartoon Culture and Skynet Asia Culture Communication as joint commercial agents.
New licensing partners include High Education Press, which will publish story and picture books, as well as educational titles the science, music and math areas; ChongQing Tianjian Cartoon Animation Culture (magazines); Megasoft (nappies and other related baby products); and Starwin Cultural Communications (DVDs, VCDs).
Meanwhile, in Malaysia, Cuang Chen Mao Yi Dsn Bhd has secured licensing rights for home textiles; and Twenty Three Networks Marketing has dinnerware, bottles, bags, stationery and box categories for Malaysia and Singapore.
In the Philippines, Eastern Rising Sun will launch furniture, infant wear and feeding accessories, while in Indonesia, Tokyo1 has acquired the rights for plastic kitchen accessories and food containers, while PT Sumber Diva Gemilang is developing a line of stationery items.