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Nuremburg Internatonal Toy Fair Spielwarenmesse 2022 cancelled

After weeks of uncertainty over its status amidst Omicron concerns and travel restrictions, Nuremburg Internatonal Toy Fair Spielwarenmesse has unfortunately been called off. Spielwarenmesse eG, the organizer of the event said the following in a mass email: “We are addressing you today with very disappointing news. We are unfortunately forced to cancel Spielwarenmesse 2022, at least in its stationary form in Nuremberg.

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Sesame Workshop Names Sal Perez Executive Producer of Sesame Street Production

Perez brings rich experience to the Executive Producer role, having spent a cumulative 14 years producing international and domestic content for the nonprofit organization behind the beloved series. Beginning with Sesame Street’s upcoming 53rd season, he will oversee the production and creative direction of the series and related domestic social impact productions, digital projects, and themed entertainment experiences. He will report to Kay Wilson Stallings, Executive Vice President of Creative and Production.

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Jada Toys Releases High-end Collectible “The Batman” Die-cast Batmobile with Figure

In celebration of the upcoming feature starring the Caped Crusader, collectors can expect intricate crafting with expert styling and extraordinary attention to detail from Jada Toys 1:18 Die-cast Batmobile, a replica that pays homage to the vehicle seen in the highly anticipated “The Batman” film. A leading manufacturer of premium collectibles, Jada Toys, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, will introduce the Batmobile, which takes its styling cues directly from the film and features angular lines, hints of muscle car styling, a detailed interior, and working lights, doors and hood.

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Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse – Genius Brands Announces Launch of Kid’s Metaverse Experience Following Acquisition of Ameba TV

Genius Brands International (NASDAQ: GNUS) has announced its subscription-based Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse, launching April 15, 2022, at $3.99/month. Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse will be anchored by technology from the acquisition of Ameba TV, a rapidly growing children’s video streaming service that brings a first-in-class technology platform.