Jakks Pacific, Bay Tek Games to Develop Home Version of Popular Arcade Game

Jakks Pacific Resized LogoBay Tek Games partnered with Jakks Pacific to develop and launch a home version of its ticket redemption arcade game Pull My Finger. The new game will be featured exclusively at Toys “R” Us this December, and be available to all retailers beginning next spring. [Read more...]

Disguise Launches Minecraft Costume Line

disguise_minecraftDisguise Inc., the Halloween costume division of Jakks Pacific Inc., launched the first Minecraft costumes and accessories collection. The line is available now at retailers nationwide. The costumes and accessories are based on characters from Minecraft, the sandbox video game where players mine and craft 3-D blocks in a world of varied biomes and terrain. [Read more...]

Jakks Pacific Signs Global Master Toy Agreement for Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2

jakks_logo_new copyJakks Pacific Inc. has entered into a multi-year, global master toy licensing deal with Disney Consumer Products for Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2. The deal also includes master toy rights for the 2004 film The Incredibles. [Read more...]

Jakks Pacific Extends Licensing Agreement for Power Rangers

jakks_powerrangers-1Jakks Pacific Inc. extended its licensing agreement with Saban Brands LLC for Power Rangers, which includes the TV series Power Rangers Ninja Steel and the live action films, including this year’s feature film, Saban’s Power Rangers.

The multi-year agreement includes rights to exclusively manufacture, market, and distribute adult and kids Halloween costumes, accessories, and everyday dress up in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. The partnership also includes seasonal items such as ride-ons, ball pits, indoor furniture, and other seasonal categories in the U.S. and Canada.

Jakks Pacific Launches Jakks Care Package

JakksCarePackageJakks Pacific Inc. launched the Jakks Care Package on Amazon.com, a gift for kids created to help them alleviate feelings of homesickness. Originally curated with hospitalized kids in mind, the Jakks Care Package includes items to help kids cope from being away from home such as a road trip, weekend away, summer camp stay, or a slumber party.  [Read more...]

Jakks Pacific Reports Q2 2017 Financial Results

Jakks Pacific Resized LogoJakks Pacific reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017.  [Read more...]

Jakks Pacific Signs Exclusive Licensing Deal With Chicco

Jakks Pacific Resized LogoJakks Pacific Inc. signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Chicco for the rights to exclusively manufacture, market, and distribute early childhood dolls, doll carriers, doll outfits, and doll accessories inspired by Chicco for the U.S. and Canada.

Jakks Retires $12.0 Million of Company’s 2018 Convertible Senior Notes

Jakks Pacific Resized LogoJakks Pacific Inc. agreed with holders of its Convertible Senior Notes due in 2018 to redeem $12.0 million face amount of such notes for approximately $11.4 million in cash and 112,400 shares of its common stock. After such redemption the balance of the face amount of the 2018 Notes will have been reduced to approximately $42.7 million from approximately $54.7 million.

Jakks Pacific Appointed as Master Toy Licensee for Mega Man

jakks_megamanDHX Brands and Dentsu Entertainment USA appointed Jakks Pacific Inc. as worldwide master toy licensee—excluding Asia—for their co-produced animated series Mega Man. The deal brokered by CPLG North America.

The multi-year license agreement allows Jakks to exclusively manufacture, market, and distribute a range of consumer products, including action figures, figurines, play sets, accessories, dress-up and role-play, Halloween costumes, plush, and vehicles. [Read more...]

Jakks Pacific Reports Q1 Financial Results

Jakks Pacific Resized LogoJakks Pacific Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. Highlights include net sales of $94.5 million; gross margin in line with expectations at 31.8 percent; inventory levels down from year-end as anticipated to $67.5 million; and adjusted EBITDA down modestly year over year to negative $10.6 million.   [Read more...]