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Rocket Licensing signs Matt Groening’s newest series Disenchantment

Independent licensing agency Rocket Licensing has signed on as the UK representative for the popular animated series Disenchantment.

The move follows the successful 2018 debut of the latest series from The Simpsons and Futurama creator, Matt Groening. Rocket Licensing was appointed by Bapper Entertainment amid thee first set of merchandising partnerships for the IP.

Disenchantment is an adult animated comedy that takes place in the medieval kingdom of Dreamland. It follows the adventures of princess Bean, her diminutive companion Elfo and her personal demon, Luci.

The series currently streams on Netflix worldwide in 27 languages. The series launched August 2018, with 20 episodes. Netflix has ordered a second full season.

New merchandise partners will give fans a slice of Dreamland by developing apparel, accessories and collectibles targeted to adult consumers throughout the world.

Bioworld will launch the first Disenchantment curated t-shirt assortment for the US market online through Coalition Supply at www.amazon.com in March 2019.

Collectibles, accessories and international licensees will launch online and at brick and mortar retailers strategically throughout 2019.

New partnerships include Bioworld (contact Jennifer Staley jennifers@bioworldmerch.com), Funko (Lauren Winarski lauren@funko.com), and Kidrobot for figures and keychains (Sarah Reifenberg sreifenberg@kidrobot.com)

International agents to have signed with the property, include Segal Licensing in Canada, Rocket Licensing in the UK, J&M Brands in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Merchantwise Licensing in Australia and New Zealand and Team! Licensing in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The line up is completed with ETS Studios srl in Italy and International Merchandise Consultants in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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