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Sony Pictures Television International is preparing to launch its animé channel Animax in Germany. After signing a deal with Unity Media, the channel will launch in early June and will be available to digital Pay-TV subscribers in the German regions of North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse.

Yvon of the Yukon, from VooDoo Entertainment and Vancouver, Canada-based Studio B Productions, makes its Canuck DVD debut on June 26, while a second DVD box set is slated for release on October 16th. The animated series has been airing on Canada's YTV since 2000.

• Trendy footwear manufacturer Crocs has added Marvel Entertainment to its growing list of licenses. Captain America, The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, and The X-Men will grace spongy Crocs shoes and Jibbitz charms hitting North American retail this summer.
May 15, 2007

Sony Pictures Television International is preparing to launch its animé channel Animax in Germany. After signing a deal with Unity Media, the channel will launch in early June and will be available to digital Pay-TV subscribers in the German regions of North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse.

Yvon of the Yukon, from VooDoo Entertainment and Vancouver, Canada-based Studio B Productions, makes its Canuck DVD debut on June 26, while a second DVD box set is slated for release on October 16th. The animated series has been airing on Canada’s YTV since 2000.

• Trendy footwear manufacturer Crocs has added Marvel Entertainment to its growing list of licenses. Captain America, The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, and The X-Men will grace spongy Crocs shoes and Jibbitz charms hitting North American retail this summer.

About The Author
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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