April 11, 2013 – 41 Entertainment announced that it has appointed Zodiak Kids, a division of Marathon Media as its new licensing and merchandising agent for France for the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures TV series slated to begin broadcast in autumn 2013 in the English speaking markets and in spring 2014 worldwide.
“The licensing program for the Property continues to expand at a rapid pace and we believe that the Zodiak Kids Paris based team understand the potential and will represent us well in France,” says Allen Bohbot, CEO of 41e.
Patricia De Wilde, Senior VP Consumer Products at Zodiak Kids, France adds: “This is a brilliant property that we are excited to represent and we are sure it will be successful in France. We will be speaking with prospective licensees with immediate effect and will be making PAC-MAN a major feature at our stand at the Kazachok Forum this month in Paris.”
Avi Arad, Executive Producer of Arad Productions, continues, “France is a major market and we are happy to welcome Zodiak Kids to the family of fine agencies managed by 41e.”
“We are very happy to welcome this new major agency working closely with 41e”, adds Shin Unozawa, Chief Operating Officer at NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.