April 6, 2018
New licensees for the Cartoon Network original series include Funko and Just Toys.
Funko and Just Toys International will debut their product lines at retail this holiday season. Funko will launch a series of four Pop! Vinyl figures based on Steven and Amethyst, Pearl and Garnet–better known as the Gems–that will be available exclusively at Hot Topic.
Just Toys International will add a selection of blind bag novelty products including dog tags, fun packs, minis, 3D backpack hangers and more that will roll out at specialty retailers.
PhatMojo will create an assortment of plush, as well as foam and plush weapons, and Zag Toys will develop collectible mini figures including bobble heads and more, with both lines debuting at specialty retailers in spring 2016.
Finally, Toy Factory is planning a line of plush and assorted novelty items for the amusement channel that will debut in 2017.
“There’s a heart and a charm to 'Steven Universe' thathas struck a chord with fans of all ages and has created a great opportunity to build out the consumer products program based on the series,” says Pete Yoder, vice president, Cartoon Network Enterprises, North America. “Through these partnerships, we have a great lineup of toys, plush, collectibles and more that provide another excellent touch point for fans to connect with Steven and the Gems.”
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