Robotech Returns – Old and New
Cynopsis reports that Harmony Gold has re-launched the famous Robotech brand. It has already signed three new licensing and merchandising deals for the original Robotech animated series with FUNimation Entertainment for the US and Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. EXIM Licensing Group took the series for the Latin American territory while Empire International Merchandising Corporation has it for Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Additionally, four new distribution deals for the Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles film based on the series have been signed with more pending. They include theatrical, TV, and DVD rights to FUNimation Entertainment for the U.S. and Canada, EXIM Licensing Group for Latin America (all media rights), and Revelation Films for the UK and Ireland. Madman Entertainment picked up the DVD rights only for Australia and New Zealand.