FremantleMedia Enterprises, JAKKS Pacific and Dentsu Entertainment USA have announced that they will be creating another season of the boys’ action-adventure series Monsuno. The trio are committing to 26 x 30’ episodes which will be complemented by a new lineup of transforming action figures, accessories, combat sets and battle gameplay from JAKKS Pacific.
The Monsuno series has now been sold to more than 140 markets globally, with Nickelodeon taking on the brand in key territories around the world, including the US where the series airs on Nicktoons. Other markets include the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Africa, the Middle East, Canada, Australia/New Zealand, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Japan.
In Australia, Monsuno merchandise won the Australian Toy Association’s Boys Toy of the Year award. In the UK, Monsuno has a 25% share of the battling toys category.
Sander Schwartz, President Kids & Family Entertainment, FremantleMedia Enterprises, said: “Monsuno is proving to be one of the most popular boys’ brands in the world. We’re pleased to support the brand with our partners by bringing all-new episodes to international channels. The new, fresh look of the toys and upcoming merchandise will be a great complement to the show.”