• Hot Toys to Distribute Hasbro Star Wars Toys in Japan

      Hot Toys has announced that they will be the official distributor of the Hasbro Star Wars toys in Japan.

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      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Huh, I wasn't expecting that. I wonder why Hasbro isn't doing their own distribution there anymore. This could be a good thing, Hot Toys knows that market a lot better than Hasbro. This makes a very weird licensing triangle: Hasbro sub-licenses 12-inch figures to Sideshow, Sideshow distributes and works with Hot Toys for some 12-inch pieces, and now Hot Toys distributes Hasbro product in Japan.
      1. SirSteve's Avatar
        SirSteve -
        Didn't Tomy do it in the past? Did they do it up until this Hot Toys deal?
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Quote Originally Posted by SirSteve View Post
        Didn't Tomy do it in the past? Did they do it up until this Hot Toys deal?
        Sir, you are correct, "Tomy Direct".
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