BLE 19: Retail Monster acquires Oddbods rights

The licensing agent scoops up UK and Ireland rights to bring One Animation’s property to back to school, gifting, novelties and more

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 02.10.2019 | Entertainment

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Retail Monster has acquired the UK and Ireland licensing rights to One Animation’s Oddbods.

The licensing and brand extension agent will look to secure licensing partnerships across ancillary toys, back to school and stationery, publishing, food and beverage, gifting and novelties, promotions and live events.

Retail Monster’s Gemma Witts says: “We’re very excited to welcome the Oddbods to our portfolio; not only is the show exceptionally funny, but it also has a great core message, which encourages kids to celebrate their own individuality and that of others, at a time that resonates particularly strongly with fans today.

“The truly eye-watering audience numbers are testament to this and we can’t wait to get started on translating the fun and humour of the show into relevant and engaging product formats and brand experiences.”

Rob Spindley, SVP Commercial Development US and EMEA at One Animation adds: “With over 80 broadcasters on board and a whopping 12bn views on YouTube to date, Oddbods is soaring. 

"The show’s storylines and themes offer huge scope for some incredible product and brand activations, so we look forward to collaborating with the expert team at Retail Monster to bring the show’s unique brand of fun and humour to life”


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