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Toei Animation lines up pre-MIP deals

Tokyo-based Toei Animation has lined up a number of sales in advance of MIPCOM next week.
October 10, 2008

Tokyo-based Toei Animation has lined up a number of sales in advance of MIPCOM next week.

TV Asahi (Japan) has picked up Asataro, The Onion Samurai and will begin broadcasting it on October 12.

As well, Master Hamsters, which has aired on TV Ashai in Japan since last October, has been acquired by GMA7 in the Philippines and France 3.

Cartoon Network Italy, France 3 and Hong Kong Cable have snapped up Happy Lucky Bikkuriman, and GeGeGe No Kittaro 5 will soon hit the Korean market on Tooniverse.

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