Peppa Pig seals deals

UK-Japan News October 2017

The hit UK children’s TV programme Peppa Pig will be shown on Japanese screens, now that the series’ owner, London-listed Entertainment One Ltd., has secured a distribution deal with TV Tokyo Corporation, the US entertainment trade magazine and website Variety reported on 25 September.

In addition, 2018 will see partners Sega Toys Co., Ltd. launch Peppa Pig products, and Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. distribute the programme’s DVDs, expanding its Asia reach. It is already shown in China and other Asian markets.