1 Gormiti Grows Again New Entertainment, New Toys Fuel Collectible Craze Gormiti Animated Series to Premiere on Cartoon Network COSTA MESA, CA (September 24, 2009) The Gormiti phenomenon continues to grow in the U.S. with the announcement today that the animated television series will premiere on Cartoon Network on October 5, 2009. The series, produced by Marathon Media, follows a group of kids that magically transform into powerful Gormiti when they are transported from their sleepy hometown of Venture Falls into the heart of the battle raging between warring tribes on the cIsland of Gorm d.
The future of cGorm d 3 and earth - hang in the balance. Playmates Toys and Giochi Preziosi will unveil an all new line up of collectible Gormiti figures and accessories at the Fall Toy Preview® beginning October 6, 2009 in Dallas. Globally, Gormiti sales have topped $250 million and more than 100 million action figures have been sold to date.
Gormiti is the story of a never ending battle on the cIsland of Gorm d between vast armies inspired by the elemental forces of nature. Launched in Spring 2009, Playmates Toys and Giochi Preziosi 9s extensive product line allows boys to collect literally hundreds of ... more. less.
characters, build and accessorize their own battlefield and recreate the epic struggle between the evil volcano warriors and the people of the earth, air, forest and sea. Playmates Toys and Giochi Preziosi 9s 2010 product offering includes over 90 new miniature figures, special feature action figures, mechanical action playsets and role play toys.<br><br> 2 About The Playmates Toys Company For over 40 years, Playmates Toys, Inc., has been among the most well respected and innovative marketing and distribution companies in the global toy industry with a proven history in the creation of innovative and imaginative products as well as the development and management of profitable, long-term brand franchises. Core licensed character and entertainment brands include DISNEY® PRINCESSES and classic characters, DISNEY FAIRIES, Paramount Studios/CBS cStar Trek, d Warner Bros. cTERMINATOR: SALVATION d and 4Kids Entertainment/Mirage Licensing 9s cTEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES d and 4Kids Entertainment/ cYU-GI- OH. d From its offices in Hong Kong, China and the United States, Playmates designs, develops, markets and distributes its products in over 60 countries worldwide.<br><br> About Giochi Preziosi Giochi Preziosi was founded in Italy in 1978. During the past 30 years, the Preziosi Group has grown into one of Europe 9s leading toy and related product marketing and distribution companies with operations in all major European markets. The Group distributes many of the world 9s most popular toys through its 9 extensive European subsidiary network and markets a diversified range of proprietary products in the toy, game, confectionary, gift, stationary, seasonal decorations, footwear and baby stroller and accessory categories.<br><br> # # # For artwork, or questions please contact: MEDIA CONTACTS: PLAYMATES TOYS GIOCHI PREZIOSI U.S.A., Inc. Chris K. John S.<br><br> 714-428-2037 714-263-8843 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com