SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), in conjunction with Nickelodeon, today announced global licensing rights to manufacture, market and distribute several new toys launching this fall that feature the popular characters from the hit animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series on Nickelodeon. These new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys are already shipping to retailers nationwide.
“We’re excited that Nickelodeon has chosen JAKKS to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, one of their most iconic properties, to life in fun and innovative new ways this year,” said Jack McGrath, Chief Operating Officer, JAKKS Pacific. “Our full range of products mimics the action, adventure and fun of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles experience.
In addition to the new XPV® RC Skateboarding Mikey, there are several Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles toys by JAKKS already at retail. The full line of JAKKS Pacific 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys includes:
- XPV ® RC Skateboarding Mikey: It’s Radical Control with the all-new XPV® RC Skateboarding Mikey. Kids can control Mikey and have him perform amazing skateboard tricks and incredible moves such as wheelies, 360s, one-footed spins and more – he even self-rights when turned over! Skateboarding Mikey comes equipped with more than 10 rad sound phrases. Skateboarding Mikey will be available worldwide; exclusively at Walmart in the U.S. this Fall.
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 48.5-Inch Figures: The JAKKS BIG-FIGS Colossal™ figures from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have five points of articulation, and come with a weapon belt and two removable ninja swords – perfect for placing in their articulated hands for battle, or detach the removable shell back for awesome storage. These are the perfect accent piece of décor for a room or ninja lair! The BIG-FIGS Colossal™ Michelangelo and BIG-FIGS Colossal™ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Leonardo are available now at retail.
- Ba-BOOM-ies™ Blind Packs: Each Ba-BOOM-ies™ features a hidden Mylar Balloon Surprise that booms right out of its’ blind pack pouch! Each Ba-BOOM-ies™ balloon features favorite licenses and characters for collecting and trading! Ba-BOOM-ies™ stay inflated for months and have a loop on top for hanging and displaying. Ba-BOOM-ies will be available worldwide this summer.
SEASONAL TOYS – Available now in the U.S.
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fold N’ Go Chair: Take a load off little dude with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fold N’ Go Chair. This easy to open and close quad chair is great for indoors or outdoors. Take it to the park, beach, pool, lake or the ball game in the included carry bag with convenient shoulder strap. It also features a secure safety lock and cup holder perfect for any little ninja on the go.
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Half Shell Heroes Turtles Extreme Basketball: Cowabunga! These Ninja dudes are ready for some slam-dunk action with the Half Shell Heroes Turtles Extreme Basketball Game. Play alone or play with a friend. Either way, Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo spring into action as kids throw the ball through the hoop. This action packed basketball game is easy to put together and perfect for any size room.
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Activity Table Set: It’s everyone's favorite turtle friends ready to help save the day. Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are a child’s best companions as they sit at their activity table to draw, color, paint, eat, play or watch TV. The set features an easy to fold table with a large surface, two chairs with a patented locking system, and soft cushion seats and backrest. Perfect for any child’s room or playroom!
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 16-Inch Big Wheel®: With its large 16-inch front wheel, the Big Wheel® ride-on, introduced in 1969, now features the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters! The low-riding design offers easy on and easy off access and a low center of gravity for comfort and security. The Big Wheel® ride-on is easy to assemble. It has sturdy plastic construction, and includes a ‘Grow with Me’ three-position seat to fit a child’s growing needs. So hop on and speed into action with the turtle heroes!
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color n’ Play Activity Playland: Join Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color N’ Play Activity Playland. This adorable play environment features color and erase activities for hours of fun. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color n’ Play Activity Playland includes four erasable color makers and 20 soft-flex balls.
About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of toys and consumer products sold throughout the world, with its headquarters in Santa Monica, California. JAKKS Pacific’s popular proprietary brands include BIG-FIGS™, XPV®, Real Construction®, Max Tow™ and Friends, Disguise®, Moose Mountain®, Funnoodle®, Maui®, Kids Only!®, as well a wide range of entertainment-inspired products featuring premier licensed properties. DreamPlay Toys, LLC is a joint venture between JAKKS and NantWorks LLC to develop, market and sell toys and related consumer products incorporating NantWorks’ proprietary iD™ recognition technology. Through JAKKS Cares, the company’s commitment to philanthropy, JAKKS is helping to make a positive impact on the lives of children. Visit us at www.jakks.com and follow us on Instagram (@jakkstoys), Twitter (@jakkstoys) and Facebook (JAKKS Pacific).
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