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The Asian Animation Summit goes virtual for 2020

The ninth annual Asian Animation Summit has bitten the bullet and confirmed that this year’s event will take place in the virtual landscape, a move made in response to the continued travel restrictions and health and safety issues related to the coronavirus pandemic. The Summit will now take place online …

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ADK Emotions NY prepares for 20th anniversary of Beyblade with archived epsiodes drop on its YouTube channel

The US-based Japanese IP specialist, ADK Emotions NY, has debuted a selection of archived episodes from the global anime and toy franchise Beyblade across its official YouTube channel. The classic Generation  One content is now available to watch on demand, laying the foundations of Beyblade’s 20th anniversary celebrations in 2021. …

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Reemsborko’s Max Arguile: “The anime investment bubble shows no sign of bursting”

With a portfolio spanning some of the most iconic IP in pop culture, including Bill and Ted, Dragon Ball Z and and extended library of anime properties now starting to gather pace here in the UK, Max Arguile, founder of the licensing agency Reemsborko is riding on the crest of …

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Anime specialist Crunchyroll hits 3 million streaming subscribers

The anime specialist, Crunchyroll has hit a new milestone of 3 million subscribers to its global streaming service, highlighting both the growing audience for the animation genre and the platform’s own accelerating growth. The WarnerMedia-owned business was founded in 2006 and had reached one million streaming subscribers in 2016. By …

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Reemsborko partners with TMS Entertainment to bring anime’s Lupin the Third to licensing

Reemsborko, the pop culture and anime licensing specialist has partnered with TMS Entertainment to represent the classic anime property, Lupin the Third in the consumer products space. Under the deal, Reemsborko will embark on a licensing programme for the European market. A classic in the anime market, Lupin the Third was …

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Netflix acquires streaming rights for Studio Ghibli catalogue in landmark deal for the Japanese animation studio

Netflix has picked up the exclusive streaming rights to the full film library from the popular Japanese animation house, Studio Ghibli for everywhere in the world outside of the US and Japan. The deal is a landmark partnership for the distribution of Japanese animation and animé to the world’s audiences, …

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Reemsborko named UK and Eire licensing agent for Dragon Ball

Reemsborko Ltd, the pop culture licensing specialist run by the industry’s own Max Arguile, has been named the exclusive licensing agent for the whole of the Dragon Ball franchise across the UK and Eire. The appointment was made by Toei Animation Europe, the EMEA media company in charge of the …

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How the West was won: Japanese art and its impact on kids’ entertainment

Take a look at some of the highest performing animation or properties within the children’s space today and you’ll notice the creeping influence of Eastern culture infiltrating the style and look of so much we experience here in the West. Spin Master’s Bakugan – to name just one example – …

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Netflix anime series Cannon Busters lines up first licensees

Just over one month into its UK launch on Netflix, Cannon Busters – the latest anime series to hit Eastern shores – has lined up a raft of licensing partners and placement within HMV. According to Reemsborko’s Max Arguile, the man responsible for brokering all of Cannon Busters’ licensing deals …

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Crunchyroll becomes major investor in Viz Media Europe in new global agreement

Crunchyroll has become a major investor in Viz Media Europe Group, one of Europe’s best-established licensors and distributors of Japanese animation. It follows the signing of an agreement to bring together Crunchyroll (itself a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company) and its global platform with Viz Media’s wide network …

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