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New partnership for five major “Zag Heroez” animated series

22 Feb - 2017

Tags from the story: Method Animation, Zag, Zag Heroez.

These new titles will join the “Zag Heroez” label that now includes Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, Zak Storm and Pixigirl.

Zag, Method Animation and leading European children’s entertainment company Planeta Junior (Planeta & DeAgostini Group) has joined forces in a brand-new co-production deal on the development of five upcoming major animated series of the “Zag Heroez” label. After the huge success of the phenomenon “Miraculous Ladybug – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir”, these new series will bring empowerment, action-packed adventures and excitement to new audiences.

This new collaboration starts with two “Zag Heroez” large-scale animated series: Power Players, an innovative hybrid animated series about a new team of secret heroes formed by a little boy and his toys, and Pixigirl, an adventurous and fun-packed animated series about a super-heroine with the supernatural powers of Mother Nature, battling the tyrannical rule of evil witches in New York.

Planeta Junior will manage as well the licensing programs of the “Zag Heroez” properties, including Zak Storm in all Planeta Junior territories. Thanks to this new partnership and the success of Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir licensing programs all over its territories, Planeta Junior has extended the partnership in Consumer Products with ZAG in Southern, Center and Eastern Europe.

We are very honored and proud to announce this new partnership with Planeta Junior, and fortunate to be joining forces as we enter our next chapter with the “Zag Heroez” label, focused on delivering a powerful slate of kids’entertainment franchises”, said Aton Soumache, CEO of Method Animation. “Jeremy and I are excited to extend our momentum through this partnership with Planeta Junior, which brings the highest level of expertise to the distribution process and brand management in Southern Europe. Planeta Junior is the best home in these territories to expand licensing & merchandising revenue, and promote our brands, following the first success we accomplished with Miraculous“.

“Thanks to recent enhancements to our “Zag Heroez” label, we’re now able to make a childhood dream come true: create a brand new universe full of fantastic superheroes for kids across the world to grow up with and dream of. This strong partnership with Planeta Junior will help us promote this dream for children around the globe”, said Jeremy Zag, CEO of ZAG.

We are very excited to join this long-term partnership with Jeremy and Aton as Zag Heroez label is one of the most powerful slate for children programming in the animation market. We share with Zagtoon and Method Animation the enthusiasm for content for the new kids generation and we are proud to bring this amazing universe to children all over the world” Ignacio Segura, General Manager of Planeta Junior.

Photo: Aton Soumache (CEO of Method Animation), Diego Ibáñez (Internacional Commercial Director of Planeta Junior) & Jeremy Zag (CEO of ZAG)


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