Tag: Jakks Pacific


by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2014
Jakks40Godzilla1 I was surprised not to see any Godzilla product in the Jakks Toy Fair showroom last month, however the new trailer had not hit yet.  Now, the trailer is out and some of the new Godzilla movie product from both Bandai and Jakks is starting to hit stores.  There was a ridiculous amount of secrecy…


by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
JakksTF14MarioCart1 From the “why hasn’t this ever happened before” department: Jakks Pacific announced at Toy Fair 2014 their plans to create a ride-on large scale Mario Cart for kids.   Below is the prototype that was on display at their TF showroom.   The rechargeable, battery powered, ride-on car for kids features real sounds from the…


by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2014
Jakks48TMNT1 Jakks Pacific has had a lot of success with their line of licensed 31″ action figures from properties such as Star Wars and Man of Steel, but clearly even that is not big enough. In their showroom at Toy Fair 2014 they had a prototype for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo figure that was…


by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2014
Godzilla 43” Figure to Headline JAKKS’ 2014 Big Figures Line MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With a nearly 60 year heritage, Godzilla and his trademark ‘roar’ are recognized throughout the world by fans of all ages. Leading U.S. toy and consumer products company JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (JAKK) announced its partnership, under a licensing agreement, with Warner Bros….


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…


by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2013
Malibu, Calif. – May 2, 2013 – In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. …


by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
JAKKS_LOGO.jpg Malibu, Calif. – February 25, 2013 – Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc., (Nasdaq: JAKK) announced today that it has been granted rights in major toy categories by Nintendo of America Inc. to manufacture, market and distribute a line of toys and related consumer products based on a robust library of iconic Nintendo characters that…


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2013
ElChavoLogo.gif JAKKS Signs Master Toy Agreement for Products Inspired by the Hispanic Cultural Phenomenon Malibu, Calif. AND NEW YORK – February 13, 2013 – Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), announced today it has been appointed as the North American Master Toy Licensee by Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2013
SW_Darth_Vader_31_Inch.jpg MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 11, 2013– Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), announced today it has signed an agreement with Lucasfilm to manufacture, distribute and market a 31” Darth Vader figure inspired by the iconic character from the Star Wars universe. The agreement also includes rights for additional product categories including flashlights, play tents,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2013
TF13Galleries1.jpg Today we saw: Jazwares, McFarlane Toys, Blue Fin, Toynami, Jakks Pacific, Dark Horse Deluxe, Tokidoki, DC Collectibles, Bandai, Huckleberry, Royal Bobbles, Mezco Toys, Tonner Dolls and Playmobil.   Wow.  Not that I type them all … that was a LOT of appointments in one day!   But that’s what we do to bring you the most complete…


by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2012
Many Target stores have reset their flex area from “Back To School” to their new Halloween set up.  That means new toys and sometimes even exclusives.  There are several new collectibles in the display that toy fans might be interested in this year. Mattel has repainted one of their 4″ Dark Knight Rises Batman figures…


by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
With Ten Tremendous Exclusives, Toys“R”Us® Returns to Comic-Con International in San Diego at Entertainment Earth® Booth #2343   Pretty Ponies, an Exclusive DVD Distribution, Turtle Power, a Blue Fairy, Invisible Predators, a Merry Band of Mutants and “Stupid” Heroes among Toys“R”Us Comic-Con Offerings   Channeling the spirit of its diverse product assortment, Toys“R”Us unmasked its…