Fans of the popular anime series in India have more reason to rejoice. Dream Theatre Pvt. Ltd., India’s foremost Brand Management and licensing Representation Company, has acquired the licensing and merchandising rights for Ninja Hattori in India. Ninja Hattori is a long-running and one of the most popular shows on kids television. The show airs on Sonic and is also available for viewing on Amazon Prime, Voot& Netflix, with a strong fan following across platforms. The Indo-Japanese co-production of the series has further strengthened the franchise making it one of the most viewed shows with multiple series.
The TV series revolves around a little ninja named Hattori Kanzo who befriends Kenichi Mitsuba, an average 11-year-old. The slice of life show revolves around the friendship between Kenichi and Hattori and how Hattori helps Kenichi with his daily trials and tribulations, setting a good example and abiding by him like a good friend. Dream Theatre has helped numerous brands across entertainment, sports and lifestyle establish and grow a licensing portfolio in India with comprehensive licensing programmes. Dream Theatre will build and grow a diverse portfolio of Ninja Hattori apparel, back to school, home, personal care, food, promotions and technology to cater to Ninja Hattori’s massive and ever-growing audience in India.
Talking more about the association, Jiggy George, Founder & CEO, Dream Theatre Pvt. Ltd., said, “Ninja Hattori’s immense and long-standing popularity makes it a stand out show in India for kids and we are thrilled to work with the brand to grow the franchise in the licensing realm. We aim to bring a fresh approach and create an effective multi-faceted multi-category programme focused on authenticity, availability and accessibility.
Mr Daniel Horiguchi, Senior Director Global Business DivisionfromShogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd added, “We are excited to have Dream Theatre as our licensing partner in India and are confident that with their wide expertise and knowledge, Ninja Hattori will emerge as one of the most successful licensing programmes in India. ”
About Dream Theatre Pvt Ltd.
Dream Theatre leverages the power of licensing to CREATE, REPRESENT and DISTRIBUTE iconic brands in South Asia. These brands are focused on Entertainment, Sports and Lifestyle businesses. Dream Theatre represents The Smiley Company, Sanrio, Real Madrid, FIFA 2018, The Pokémon Company, Rovio amongst other brands for Licensing and Merchandising in India and South Asia. Dream Theatre represents ChuChu TV, the most popular kids network of channels on YouTube, globally for their licensing and merchandising portfolio. The company manages content syndication for key brands and creates and retails products via Dream Theatre group companies.
About Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co. Ltd (ShoPro):
Based in Tokyo, Japan, and building upon over 50 years of experience in entertainment licensing, ShoPro nurtures entertainment IP through a sophisticated and diverse mix of media support, which includes licensing, animation production, event promotion, publishing, that is carefully planned and strategically implemented to establish each brand in its appropriate market, maintain brand integrity and promote long-term growth. Through this unique approach, ShoPro has continuously proven its expertise in entertainment development, with the underlying objective of transforming children’s dreams into reality.