Trendy New Poo-Nicorn Brand to be Unveiled by Fun2Play Toys at the Licensing Expo May 23rd-25th
GREEN BAY, WI - May 19, 2017 – What do you get when you mix a poo emoji with a unicorn? Why, a Poo-nicorn of course! Fun2Play Toys, manufacturers of a popular line of emoji-themed toys, is excited to unveil its new on-trend property, the Poo-nicorns at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre on May 23rd-25th.
Licensors, retailers, distributors and media are invited for an exclusive opportunity to discover the exciting new Poo-nicornicopia line from Fun2Play Toys. For more information or to book an appointment to meet with the Fun2Play Toys team at the Licensing Expo, please contact Laura Gambino at 1-416-593-5628 x110 or by e-mail at [email protected].
Under the leadership of Jacqueline Vong, licensing industry vet, the launch of the Poo-nicorns is a broader product and entertainment line, consisting of toys, games, apps and content, launching this summer and throughout this fall. A new digital game, still comic and web series, created by digital studio AnimangaPLUS with support from Dynamite Entertainment, will be launched this summer.
Mark Northwood of AnimangaPLUS stated, “We are very excited to be working on comics and animation for such a growing and dynamic brand as Poo-nicornicopia! The people at Fun2Play are a pleasure to work with and have true vision for how to build a kooky and fun brand.”
Partnering with Intimo in time for the 2017 holiday season, Fun2Play Toys will introduce new Poo-nicorn-themed sleepwear. Also launching this fall will be a Poo-nicorn-themed children’s toy line, consisting of an assortment of Poo-nicorn plush products.
“The Poo-nicorns are shaping up to be a huge hit this holiday season, capturing imagination, humor, and trends all in one,” says Evert Weenink, Co-President of Fun2Play Toys. “We are very happy to be able to create a robust content strategy to grow the Poo-nicorn brand throughout 2017 and beyond.”
A full roster of Poo-nicorn products and licensed goods will be in-store this holiday season. Watch for Poo-nicorn content on YouTube, the growing kids platform Toons2Go, and a mobile game available in both the iOS and Google Play app stores.
Media interested in booking an appointment with Fun2Play Toys at the Licensing Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre on May 23rd-25th can contact Laura Gambino at 1-416-593-5628 x110 or by e-mail at [email protected] to schedule an appointment.
AnimangaPLUS is a creator and distributor of applications, games and animation for the toy and entertainment business. They currently publish over 50 different entertainment based applications, and are the creators of the AVOD platform Toons2Go. They are based in Toronto, Ontario.
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