WildBrain signed up for Beyblade Burst YouTube task

DHX-owned digital kids studio WildBrain has unveiled a new two-year agreement with New York-based rights management company and Beyblade owner, Sunrights Inc. As part of the agreement, WildBrain will develop and manage a global YouTube strategy (excluding Asia) for Beyblade Burst, the third generation of the series, and launch an influencer campaign with YouTube fan […]

US kids VOD platform bags Nelvana hours

Bilingual children’s VOD service Oznoz has secured a deal for more than 400 half-hour episodes of programming from Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises. Oznoz offers programming in a range of languages, and this deal brings its overall content offering to more than 2,000 hours. Key Nelvana titles include Babar, Franklin, Beyblade, Bakugan, Scaredy Squirrel and Ruby Gloom […]

News brief: German kids net wants to B-Daman

German children’s service YEP! has acquired rights to B-Daman Crossfire, a boys action toon from the team behind anime title Beyblade. YEP!’s parent, brand management firm m4e, has scored the deal, which gives it rights for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The show is based on a marble game and will launch on YEP!, which is […]

Nelvana preps new Beyblade

Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises and Japan’s d-rights are working on three new series set in the Beyblade universe. This fall, the pair will launch the 26x30mins Beyblade: Shogun Steel, which will be set seven years after the previous incarnation, Metal Saga. 13x30mins BeyRaiderz Shogun (working title) will follow in spring 2014, and later that year BeyWarriors […]