Mediatoon Licensing
Booth number : C03
Mediatoon develops the licenses of Media-Participations group, the 3rd largest publishing group in France, European leader in comics and a major player in the production of cartoons.
Gaston Lagaffe, Lucky Luke, Marsupilami, Spirou or Yakari are spread out in merchandising, communication, amusement parks and shows around the world.
Mediatoon also represents successful Japanese IPs such as Naruto or Fairy Tail for Europe.
List of properties represented by this company
Ashita no Joe, Assassination Classroom, Billy & Buddy, Black Butler, Blacksad, Blake & Mortimer, Boruto, Cédric, Code Lyoko, Contraptus, Cubitus, Ernest & Rebecca, Fairy Tail, Garfield, Garfield Baby, Gaston Lagaffe, Hunter X Hunter, Kid Lucky, L'Elève Ducobu, Little Furry, Little Spirou, Lucky Luke, Marsu kids, Marsupilami, Martin Morning, Megalobox, Naruto, Spirou , The Bellybuttons, The Daltons, The Fox Badger Family, The Magic Roundabout, The Seven Deadly Sins, Thorgal, TROTRO, Valérian & Laureline, XIII, Yakari, Zombillénium,
Focus on :
Boule & Bill celebrate their 60th birthday! Created in 1959 by Jean Roba, Boule & Bill are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year and will be honoured through numerous events: - At the Angoulême Comic Book Festival - A promotional operation at Courtepaille: from April 1 to June 30, Boule & Bill will be promoted in the company's restaurants through an operation on the children's menu. - The year will be punctuated by several editorial releases: on April 12, an anniversary album will feature the best gags of the series, a beautiful book on Roba's Art will be released in October and the new album "Bill à facettes" (#40) will be released in November to end the year in style. The animated series (104 x 13') is broadcast every day on France 3 (4 episodes between 7:25 and 7:45).
The animated series comprises over 210 episodes and is broadcast in 130 countries. In France, the series is broadcast on France 3, France 4 and Boomerang. A new series, “Garfield originals” is currently in development. Coming up in 2017: a partnership with Paris airports, a promotional campaign in the restaurant industry, new book releases. In 2018, Garfield will be celebrating his 40th birthday and will open his first indoor theme park. An animated movie is planned for 2020!
Increasingly successful in both France and internationally. A new 2D-look 3D animated TV series has been broadcast on France 4 since October 2016! The new season will be released in 2017. A feature-length animated movie is in development. New partners: Bayard, Ravensburger, Cijep…
Amazing success for Fairy Tail, 2nd series of the manga market in France. The TV series is broadcast on D17 and Game One. The new manga license not to be missed!
A comic book bestseller! A star of both the small and the big screen! A hero loved by all the family!
With over 95% brand notoriety, Marsupilami is one of France’s favorite heroes. New style guide, new products, new book release and uninterrupted broadcast of the animated TV series on France 3: Marsupilami has got a busy schedule!
In 2017, Gaston Lagaffe is celebrating his 60th! On the program: an exhibition, a busy publishing calendar, new licensed products, and a movie hitting the cinemas in the 1st semester 2018… A comic book icon in a series with modern, universal values that provides a solid basis for a premium license range.
Having sold 175 million mangas worldwide, Naruto is a leading manga brand. Book 72, the latest episode in the saga, came out in November 2016. The brand will be promoted throughout 2016 with numerous major campaigns: a video game, partworks, the Auchan campaign, the Fnac partnership and an exhibition…

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