Warner Bros. Consumer Products will launch a new toy line at the American International Toy Fair to support a reboot of the animated television series, “ThunderCats.” Set to debut on Cartoon Network this year, the show is a creative collaboration between Warner. Bros. Animation and Japan’s Studio4°C based on the 1980s animated series.
Global master toy licensee Bandai America’s toy line-up will include ThunderCats figures in both modern and classic styles, ThunderTank vehicles, Snarf figures and a “Sword of Omens.” Additional key licensees include Icon Hero, with 6-inch statue collectibles; Hard Hero, with limited-edition porcelain statues; and Mezco, with vinyl figures.
“We’re looking forward to reigniting the iconic ThunderCats franchise with a worldwide licensing program,” says Karen McTier, executive vice president of domestic licensing and worldwide marketing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “We are delighted with our powerhouse licensee partnerships and innovative line-up that will surely capture the true essence of ThunderCats for both longtime fans and a new generation.”