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Content and Rights Management Company ADK Emotions NYC Inc. Appoints License to PR


Content and rights management company ADK Emotions NY Inc. has appointed specialist communications agency, License to PR, to manage its trade media communications and enhance its positioning as a company with expertise in bringing Japanese animated IPs to the global market.

The London based PR agency will provide a retained press office charged with developing a targeted B2B strategy to drive awareness of ADK Emotion’s full service offering that includes media placement and marketing, creative planning, localization and consumer products licensing.  The agency will also shine a light on the integral role that ADK Emotions plays in building and sustaining the success of the long-running anime franchise Beyblade, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021.  The press office will be supplemented by strategic media relations campaigns timed to coincide with key industry trade shows.

ADK Emotions is a specialist business dedicated to transforming Japanese animated IPs into global franchises said Shawn Wada, President and CEO of ADK Emotions NY Inc.  “As our plans take shape for the 20th anniversary of Beyblade in 2021, we are excited to have License to PR on board to assist us on our mission to bring amazing Anime brands to new and ever-expanding audiences worldwide.”

Louise O’Shea, Managing Director, License to PR commented, “ADK Emotions is a dynamic business with a very interesting story to tell and we are delighted to be the agency chosen to tell it.  The company is a key influence in the resurgence of Japanese animated IPs and we look forward to working with their expert team to drive communications that will help take its portfolio to the next level.”