New boy-skewing anime series Tenkai Knights from Japan’s Shogakukan-Shueisha Production and Canada-based Spin Master Entertainment is set to premiere in Germany on kids programming block YEP.
The series will air on ProSieben MAXX in Q2 of this year following its debut on Canal J in France next month. Distributor VIZ Media Europe says more EMEA broadcasting deals are expected to follow.
Tenkai Knights has already launched on Cartoon Network in the US and on Teletoon in Canada.
Tenkai Knights will be supported by a 360° integrated marketing campaign, a toy line, webisodes, mobile games, video games and a major licensing program http://kidscreen.com/2013/12/18/spin-master-licenses-out-tenkai-knights/ .
While VIZ is distributing the show and handling merchandising rights in EMEA, Spin Master is responsible for distributing Tenkai Knights in North and South America, and ShoPro in Asian territories. m4e has been named as the brand’s licensing agent in the GAS countries.