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Bandai UK secures distribution for Star Trek toys across Europe and Mexico

Bandai UK has announced the distribution of a Star Trek licensed toy and collectables range. The initial phase of the three-way collaboration between Bandai UK, ViacomCBS Consumer Products and Playmates, will see an extensive range introduced in the UK, ROI, France, Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Iberia, Italy, and Mexico for …

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Bandai UK secures distribution for Star Trek toys across Europe and Mexico

Bandai UK Ltd has announced the distribution of a Star Trek licensed toy and collectables range. The initial phase of the three-way collaboration between Bandai UK, ViacomCBS Consumer Products and Playmates will see an extensive range introduced in the UK, ROI, France, Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Iberia, Italy, and Mexico …

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Bandai UK reveals Tamagotchi Pix to ‘allow players into the Tamagotchi world like never before’

Bandai UK is fortifying the Tamagotchi franchise with a new launch that allows fans to enter the Tamagotchi world like never before, called Tamagotchi Pix.  The device will be the first of its kind to feature a built-in camera that allows users to take pictures with their virtual pet and …

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Bandai UK unveils latest CoComelon toy range as the pre-school IP tops NPD charts for January

The lid has been lifted on Bandai UK’s newest line-up of CoComelon toys, a range inspired by the pre-school phenomenon and leading new infant/toddler license for the month of January, according to NPD. Manufactured by Jazwares and distributed in the UK and Europe by Bandai UK, the CoComelon toy range …

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Bandai UK releases the Timber Tots Song amid ‘heavy investment plans’ for the retro ’70s toy line

Following the successful revival of the hit ’70s toy line, Timber Tots, Bandai UK has detailed plans for a round of heavy investment into the retro children’s brand, kicking things off with the release of the Timber Tots Nursery Rhyme. The new song has been created to inspire a new …

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Bandai teams with Sanrio to launch Hello Kitty Tamagotchi

Bandai UK’s Tamagotchi is joining forces with the ever-popular Hello Kitty to allow users to enlist the help of the iconic Sanrio character to raise and nurture their digital pets. ‘It’s everything that is familiar to people who have played with Bandai’s virtual pet gadgets,’ says the firm, ‘but with …

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Bandai UK sees ‘fantastic reaction’ to first Dragon Ball Super toys for mass kids’ market

Bandai UK has seen a “fantastic reaction” to its newest range of Dragon Ball Super action and collectable figures, the first range that the franchise has ever brought to the mass market space. The Dragon Ball Super range launched in January this year, marking a first for licensed toys of …

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Bandai UK names Kirsty Mackenzie new head of marketing

Bandai UK has appointed Kirsty Mackenzie to the role of head of marketing following her promotion from marketing manager only this year. Mackenzie joined the Bandai UK team in 2018, having previously held marketing positions within the toy industry for 13 years. “Kirsty’s promotion is testament to her commitment and …

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Bandai to distribute McFarlane Toys collector action figures to UK and Ireland

Bandai UK has secured the distribution of the McFarlane Toys product range for the UK and Republic of Ireland markets, marking an interesting new move for the toy company into the collector action figure market. McFarlane Toys has become an industry leader, recognised by many for redefining the standards within …

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Bandai UK targets stocking-filler market with new collectables launch

Bandai UK is preparing to launch a raft of new collectable ranges and brand expansions ready to hit shelves in time for the Christmas gift-buying period. Through the launch, Bandai aims to provide premium and novel stocking-filler items this year. Freak Lab is a new in-house IP, joining the Bandai …

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