Saban Brands Announces Nickelodeon as U.S. Broadcast Partner for Brand-New
Digimon Fusion Series
The Powerful Anime Icon Gets a Reboot in 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Saban Brands announced today its new
animated series, Digimon Fusion, will air on Nickelodeon in 2013. Digimon
Fusion is the sixth installment of the hugely successful Digimon franchise,
which Saban Brands re-acquired in 2012. Unleashing countless Digimon
combinations, Digimon Fusion takes today's tech-savvy kids inside an
adventure-packed digital world, where the heroes' courage is matched only by
the fusion of their teamwork, loyalty and humor.
"Digimon is the longest-running Japanese anime property and has been enjoyed
by kids for more than a decade," said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands.
"We're thrilled to be bringing the all-new Digimon Fusion TV series to
Nickelodeon, where we have the opportunity to introduce the series to a new
generation of children while still engaging long-time fans."
The series features all-newDigimonaction and excitement following Mikey, a
human boy, who is transported into the digital realm and must team up with his
new "Digimon" or "Digital Monster" friends before their world is deleted once
and for all. New fusion powers allow Digimon to combine and fuse their
abilities to create endless battle possibilities. Tap into the excitement
ofDigimon Fusionlater this year on Nickelodeon.
Digimon Fusion will be distributed internationally (outside of Asia) by
About Digimon Fusion
Digimon Fusion is the all-new animated series and sixth installment of the
Digimon franchise, the longest-running Japanese anime property. The series
will feature all-new Digimon action and excitement following Mikey, a human
boy, who is transported into the digital realm and must team up with his new
"Digimon" or "Digital Monster" friends before their world is deleted once and
for all. New fusion powers allow Digimon to combine and fuse their abilities
to create endless battle possibilities. A property of Saban Brands, Digimon
Fusion will air on Nickelodeon in the U.S. in 2013. Visit www.SabanBrands.com
for more information.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was
established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and
capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in
growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing.
SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and
extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The
company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic
business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive
strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and
enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer
initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior
management team with decades of experience in media, content creation,
branding, licensing, marketing and finance. For more information, visit
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for
kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in
everything it does. The company includes television programming and production
in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online,
recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is
seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic
cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit
www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos
are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
SOURCE Saban Brands
Contact: Kelsey Lynch, +1-310-203-5875, KLynch@sabanbrands.com
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