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INNOVATIVE LICENCED PRODUCTS LAUNCHED TO EUROPEAN MARKET AT NUREMBERG TOY FAIR

4 Jan - 2022

The full product line-up includes a host of new takes on traditional formats, from playing cards, puzzles, and games, through to art by numbers

Aquarius, will showcase its innovative range of licensed products and platform games in Europe for the first time ever at Nuremberg International Toy Fair in 2022.

The company will also use the show to demonstrate its licenses which are being launched to the European market for the first time, including Dr Seuss, Peanuts, and special licensed products for Halloween and Christmas. These join the range alongside old favourites and cult classics for both the Kidult and family markets, such as Friends, Harry Potter, Garfield, and SpongeBob SquarePants.

SEUSS – THE GRINCH

Inspired by the bestselling book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, this innovative line-up is fun for the whole family.

1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle – Friends and family are invited to visit the residents of Whoville and the most beloved villain of the holidays as they piece together this 1000 piece puzzle that will have them feeling merry long after Grinchmas is over.  All Aquarius puzzles use a precision cutting technique so pieces are a perfect fit and leave virtually no dust behind. They also use thick quality, glare-free paper so puzzle masterpieces can be displayed with pride.

131 Piece Wood Puzzle – This high-quality, 131 piece wood puzzle depicts Max’s innocent, furry face and the Grinch’s wickedly sour smile, which is sure to remind friends and family of Christmas.

The Grinch Shaped Playing Cards – This full 54 card deck, including two jokers, will take Christmas and shape it into Grinchmas!

Grinch Memory Master – Players can test their memory with this Grinch Memory Master Game and surprise themselves with how much they remember…or forget! For 2-4 players, ages 6+.

PEANUTS

The infamous Charles M. Schulz comic strip lives on through Aquarius’s innovative collection of licensed puzzles and games.

Around The Diamond Board Game – Friends and family can collect, match and out strategize each other as they enjoy a journey across the Peanuts movie-themed board with this ingenious board game. The product includes the game board, three gameplay options, four character pieces, 32 action cards, 96 space cards, and 80 scoring pieces. For 2-4 players, ages 12+.

Memory Master Card Game – Players can put their memory to the ultimate test with the Peanuts gang as they partner up and compete in a battle of minds. For 2-4 players, ages 6+.

Family Bingo – Including 18 bingo cards, this twist on a classic helps children develop their recognition skills, object and letter association, and concentration. For 2-4 players, ages 8+

Cast Playing Cards – Players can deal out a handful of happiness with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of the cast with this full 54 card deck, including two joker cards. Featuring unique themed artwork, no two cards are alike.

Cast 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle – Featuring Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Woodstock, and the whole Peanuts gang, this 500pc jigsaw makes a perfect gift for all ages and is finished to the same high quality as all Aquarius puzzles.

1000 Piece Slim Jigsaw Puzzle – Measuring 14 x 19 inches, this 1000pc puzzle is perfect for gifting and games nights and depicts the infamous Peanuts wall when complete.

FESTIVE – CHRISTMAS AND HALLOWEEN

Aquarius also offers products across its licenced brands in specialist holiday editions for Halloween and Christmas. The festive collection includes:

Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin Vuzzle – An innovative new take on a puzzle, the Vuzzle is a 300pc jigsaw housed in a replica VHS box to create a powerful nostalgic gift. This Peanuts inspired Halloween puzzle is the perfect autumnal entertainment.

SpongeBob Holidays Playing Cards – Family and friends can play an array of classic card games as they dive down to Bikini Bottom and join SpongeBob, Patrick, and the whole gang for holiday fun with this full 54 card deck which includes two jokers. Each card features its own distinct SpongeBob Holidays themed design and art, so no two cards are alike. 

Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle – Friends and family are invited to journey to the North Pole and visit the lovable classic, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, as they piece together this 1000 piece puzzle.

Beetlejuice Card Scramble Board Game – This entertaining Beetlejuice board game is packed with imagery from the iconic movie. The game comes complete with a board, three gameplay options, four character pieces, 32 action cards, 96 space cards and 80 scoring pieces. For 2-4 players, ages 12+.

Charlie Brown Christmas Family Bingo – Adults can enjoy the nostalgia of the Peanuts special holiday comic strips, whilst children develop vital recognition and concentration skills with this set of 18 bingo cards. For 2-4 players, ages 8+.

Elf Memory Master Card Game – Memories will be put to the ultimate test with this entertaining Elf card game featuring designs from the hit festive film for the whole family to enjoy. For 2-4 players, ages 6+.

Konrad Hoenig, CEO at Aquarius, commented: “We are thrilled to be presenting our unique range of licensed games, puzzles and products to the European market for the very first time. The Kidult sector is huge and continuing to grow, so it’s only logical that retailers want to capitalise on this demand. Our product range is designed to support retailers tap into this growing market, offering innovative twists on classic licenses.

“We are also proud to present a unique range of seasonal licensed products for Halloween and Christmas. This is a new proposition which will allow retailers in Europe to offer their customers choice when it comes to holiday themed products.”

Aquarius will exhibit at Nuremberg International Toy Fair on 2 – 6 February 2022 (Stand D23, Hall 10). For more information on its product range, or to book an on-stand meeting at the show, please visit: https://www.nmrbrands.com/nurembergtoyfair/

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