Munich, April 2016
ZAG announced today that it has established a global network of licensing agencies to represent Zag Heroez, Miraculous™; Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. Miraculous™ the 3D CGI, animated, comedy action TV series airs in over 120 markets. This includes Nickelodeon and Disney Channel respectively in USA and Europe & Latin America, along with leading free to air broadcasters such as TF1 in France, EBS in Korea and ABC in Australia, to name a few.
Each market is experiencing notably high Miraculous™ TV ratings including #1 in France and Korea and top ten ranking in the USA across all kids’ channels. Social media rankings on this brand are also unusually high on Nickelodeon platforms and recently the series claimed the #1 position on Tumblr (TV) as of the week of March 21.
Agents joining Zag’s Miraculous™ team are: TF1 for France; SAMG for Korea; Toei Animation for Japan; Planeta Junior for Iberia/CEE/Turkey/Greece; DeAgostini for Italy; J&M Brands for Benelux; Team! Licensing for Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Bulldog for the UK and Eire; Plus Licens for Nordics and Russia; CLM for South Africa; Mediogen for Israel; Haven for Australia; Segal Licensing for Canada; Gloob/Kasmanas for Brazil and Doce for Chile/Peru;
The Miraculous™ licensing program is anchored by global master toy, Bandai America, and 35 other licensees are already on board around the world such as A-Tier partners like Hachette, Soleil and Leomil in France; Evy of California, Accessory Innovations, Franco, SHOUT FACTORY! in the USA; Malwee, Grendene, and Sulamerica in Brazil; and Haksan, Leaders Pharm and Chaeekun Korea in Korea. August 2016 is a key retail launch period in the USA, key markets in Europe and Brazil, with some exclusive and soft launch programs in late spring and early summer 2016. All Miraculous™ agents are seeking new licensees for their individual markets.
ZAG, a privately held firm founded by Jeremy Zag, specializes in the creation and global distribution of kids and family entertainment franchises such as Miraculous™; Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, the American/French/Japan influenced animated TV series produced by ZAG, in conjunction with Method Animation, Toei Animation, and SAMG. ZAG’s multiple divisions located in United States, Europe and Asia focus on the production of high-quality CGI animated and hybrid (live action and animation) feature films, TV series and games with a 360 approach including digital content and music. The animated TV division, Zagtoon, was created in 2009, in partnership with Jacqueline Tordjman and has since produced almost 200 half-hours of original content which air on major broadcast channels in over 120 territories worldwide. Other divisions include its Feature Film division, ZAG Animation Studios (Joint-venture created in 2014 with Michael Barnathan and Chris Columbus), ZAG Digital and ZAG Records. Visit us at www.zag-inc.com, www.miraculousladybug.com.
Miraculous™ is a trademark of ZAG – Method. © 2015 ZAG – Method – All Rights Reserved.