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Jakks Pacific has extended its long-term comprehensive licensing agreement with Namco Bandai Games America to develop plug-and-play TV games based on Pac-Man and the game co's other arcade classics. To date Jakks has sold more than 15 million plug-and-play units that retail for US$19.99 apiece.

• L.A.-based Toei Animation has inked a deal with Fort Worth, Texas' FUNimation Entertainment for the American DVD distribution rights to Signature Animation series One Piece. As part of the deal, FUNimation is producing an uncut English-language version of the show.
April 25, 2007

Jakks Pacific has extended its long-term comprehensive licensing agreement with Namco Bandai Games America to develop plug-and-play TV games based on Pac-Man and the game co’s other arcade classics. To date Jakks has sold more than 15 million plug-and-play units that retail for US$19.99 apiece.

• L.A.-based Toei Animation has inked a deal with Fort Worth, Texas’ FUNimation Entertainment for the American DVD distribution rights to Signature Animation series One Piece. As part of the deal, FUNimation is producing an uncut English-language version of the show.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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