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McFarlane Toys is plotting expansion into Australia and New Zealand.

Headstart International inked a deal to serve as the official distribution partner for McFarlane toys in the region. Over the past year, McFarlane has seen explosive growth — 200% according to Headstart — while expanding its action figure lines, including Disney Mirrorverse, My Hero Academia, DC Multiverse, Mortal Kombat, Critical Role, Warhammer, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and founder Todd McFarlane’s Spawn.

Based in Melbourne with offices in Hong Kong, China, and Los Angeles, Headstart International is a toymaker and distributor that markets owned intellectual property (IP) including Resoftables alongside licensed products from brands including Ryan’s World and companies such as WeCool and Horizon Group.

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Headstart says that it will have McFarlane Toys products available beginning Jan. 1, 2022.