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April 25, 2022
Mori Chack’s character, Gloomy Bear, was created in 2000. By day a professional manga writer and illustrator, on the weekends, Mori Chack sold Gloomy Bear art and merch on the streets of Osaka. Cute-yet-edgy, cuddly-but-violent, the character soon took hold when counter-culture enthusiasts embraced Gloomy Bear as the perfect antithesis to the typically cute but harmless characters loved by the mainstream. In 2022, Gloomy Bear will go global, with Funko, Bioworld, Isaac Morris, ID Supply, GE Animation and Fossil already on board.
Fueled by 30 animé shorts that will stream everywhere, Gloomy Bear is being licensed around the globe. A long form Gloomy Bear anime series is planned, which will stream globally.
Also being represented is Chack’s All Purpose Bunny. All Purpose Bunny’s story begins with it being an experimental rabbit in a test lab. Genetic modification led to its strange properties and unnaturally long ears, and it eventually retaliated against humans for the years of abuse.
Mimi and Neko are a friendly duo of a cat and a bunny who aspired to become human. Suddenly, a magic star came along and granted their wish – but the wish was only 50% effective.
“Reemsborko continues to sign the most interesting IP out there,” says Max Arguile, owner, Reemsborko. “Octas are masters in securing very cool properties that will delight anime fans everywhere.”
“Octas brings Japanese artists and their IP to the world,” says Vince Shortino, founder, Octas. “We are delighted to have Reemsborko as the agent for all our cherished properties and look forward to the hustle they will bring.”
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