News Toei to Establish In-House US Licensing Department
posted on 2007-05-15 04:03 EDT
Animation World Network is reporting that Toei Animation, one of the oldest and most prolific of Japan's anime studios, has launched a division to license and merchandise Toei brands for the North American market. The division will be formally unveiled at next month's New York International Licensing Show with the Digimon brand. It is based out of the Los Angeles office of Toei Animation, Inc. (TAI). In April, Toei Animation announced the licensing of the television rights for the fifth Digimon series to Toon Disney.
Anime Programming in the US
Making a Living in Manga in Japan with Felipe Smith
Lost in Translation
Mike wonders aloud which anime would be a good fit for the prestigious Criterion Collection.
Here's a salute to bygone American anime companies, we knew ye well.