JAKKS Pacific Celebrates Star Wars Day with Rights for Revenge of the Sith 31” Giant Clone Trooper and 31” Giant Shock

  JAKKS Pacific Celebrates Star Wars Day with Rights for Revenge of the Sith
  31” Giant Clone Trooper and 31” Giant Shock Trooper Figures

Business Wire

MALIBU, Calif. -- May 02, 2013

In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific,
Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide
agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501^st Legion
Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. Expected to
hit store shelves worldwide in Fall 2013, the troopers join the already
announced 31” Giant Darth Vader figure, which will be available worldwide at
major retailers this summer.

In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
(NASDAQ: JAKK) announced ...

In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
(NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its agreement with
Lucasfilm to include the 501st Legion Clone Trooper in its 31" Giant Figure
lineup. Featuring seven points of articulation, highly detailed features and
iconic blaster, the 31" Giant Clone Trooper is the largest articulated
collectible figure of its kind. Available later this year, the 31" Giant Clone
Trooper is appropriate for fans 3+. (Photo: Business Wire)

“The legendary clone troopers are as iconic in the Star Wars universe of
characters as Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, and we are excited to add them
to our 31” Giant Figure line," said Tara Hefter, Vice President, Licensing,
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. “Our stellar lineup of 31” Giant Star Wars action figures
will allow a new generation of fans to live out the epic adventures and
battles between the Light and Dark Sides of the Force.”

“The Force is strong within JAKKS,” said Anita Castellar, Global Licensing
Manager, Lucasfilm. “Their 31” Giant Figures represent a galactic-sized
addition to our figure business, with exciting, larger than life figures that
deliver a new Star Wars play experience for our fans around the world.”

With seven points of articulation, highly detailed features and iconic
blaster, the 31” Giant Clone Trooper and 31” Giant Shock Trooper are the
largest articulated collectible figures of their kind and will retail for U.S.
$29.99.

“May the Fourth be with you!”

About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a leading designer and marketer of toys
and consumer products with a wide range of products that feature popular
brands and children's toy licenses. JAKKS’ diverse portfolio includes Action
Figures, Electronics, Dolls, Dress-Up, Role Play, Halloween Costumes, Kids
Furniture, Vehicles, Plush, Art Activity Kits, Seasonal Products,
Infant/Pre-School, Construction Toys, Ride-On Vehicles, Wagons, Inflatable
Environments and Tents, Impulse Toys and Pet Products sold under various
proprietary brands including JAKKS Pacific®, Creative Designs International™,
Road Champs®, Funnoodle®, JAKKS Pets™, Plug It In & Play TV Games™, Kids
Only!®, Tollytots®, Disguise®, Moose Mountain® and Maui®. JAKKS is also the
creator of the underlying Monsuno® property and toy line. JAKKS is an
award-winning licensee of several hundred nationally and internationally known
trademarks including Nickelodeon®, Warner Bros.®, Ultimate Fighting
Championship®, Hello Kitty®, Graco® and Cabbage Patch Kids®.
www.jakks.com

About Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a
global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In
addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's
activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge
digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of
the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including
the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is
headquartered in northern California.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements (within the meaning
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) that are based on
current expectations, estimates and projections about JAKKS Pacific's business
based partly on assumptions made by its management. These statements are not
guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and
assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and
results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such
statements due to numerous factors, including, but not limited to, those
described above, changes in demand for JAKKS' products, product mix, the
timing of customer orders and deliveries, the impact of competitive products
and pricing, and difficulties with integrating acquired businesses. Continued
payment of the quarterly cash dividend will depend on many factors, including,
but not limited to, JAKKS' earnings, financial condition, business development
needs, and is at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The forward-looking
statements contained herein speak only as of the date on which they are made,
and JAKKS undertakes no obligation to update any of them to reflect events or
circumstances after the date of this release.

© 2013 JAKKS Pacific, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Contact:

JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
Chad Nishimura
310-455-6235
chadn@jakks.net
 
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