London, 1 October 2019, Global licensing and brand extension agency Retail Monster has acquired the UK & Ireland licensing rights for Oddbods, the globally celebrated animated kids’ comedy series from One Animation.
Retail Monster will be securing licensing partnerships across a full portfolio of product categories including ancillary toys, BTS and stationery, publishing, food and beverage, gifting and novelties, promotions and live events.
“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,” comments Gemma Witts at Retail Monster. “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 & 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.”