GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Zag, Method and leading European children's entertainment company Planeta Junior (Planeta & DeAgostini Group) have joined forces in a brand-new co-production alliance on the development of five upcoming major animated TV series under the "Zag Heroez" label. After the huge success of the phenomenon Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir", these new premium animated shows 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 Pixi Girl, 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 & Cat Noir licensing programs all over its territories, Planeta Junior has extended the partnership in Consumer Products with ZAG in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe.
"We are very honored and proud to announce this new partnership with Planeta Junior, and are 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, which brings the highest level of expertise to the TV distribution process and brand management in Southern Europe. Planeta Junior is the best home in these territories to expand licensing & merchandising, and promote our brands, following the first success we accomplished with "Miraculous".
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