CYPRESS, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. and Bandai America Incorporated have joined to bring one of the most recognizable video game characters* to toy shelves this fall. A new animated series in 3D CGI animation will debut on September 7, 2013 on the Disney XD network. The toys, based on the series, will debut at the American International Toy Fair, Feb. 10 -13 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and will be available at retail stores this fall.
"Pac-Man is one of America's most beloved iconic characters and with the 'Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures' series, this fun loving character will come to life for a whole new generation," said Georgia Manolas-Lopez, Director of Brand Management for Bandai America Incorporated. "Kids will love to play with our new toy line that captures all of the action and adventure of the series!"
Highlights in the Pac-Man toy line by Bandai are:
- Pac-Panic Battle Spinners™ Action Figures -- 2 in 1 Action Figure plus Battle Spinner! Transform these awesome action figures into ultimate battling spinners! Battle with your friends in the fight for good vs. evil, just like in the animated series. And take your Pac-Panic Battle Spinners into the Pac-Panic Battle Arena (sold separately) for ultimate battling action!
- Talk'n Chomp'n Pac -- Bring Pac-Man to life with this 12" Talk'n Chomp'n Feature Plush. With his signature "waka waka" chomping action, you never know what he is going to say! Watch Pac's mouth move from slow to super-fast chomping action with over 25 signature phrases and wacky sounds from the show. Time for Pac Power!
- Gooage Spewing Gigantic Pac -- Gross goo & ghost eyeballs spewing action just like on the show! Drop the goo in, press down on Pac's head and check out the goo spewing action! With Gooage Spewing Gigantic Pac-Man the "grossly" adventures never end.
Introduced as a video game character 33 years ago, Pac-Man is back in a computer-animated television series on Disney XD. The series is being produced by Avi Arad and features Pac-Man saving Pac-World while attending High School. Each adventure follows Pac and his two best friends as they try to return the ghosts to the Netherworld and save Pac-World.
About Bandai America Incorporated
A leader in developing engaging, quality toys that capture children's imaginative spirit and provide endless "Fun For The Future," Bandai America Incorporated is the manufacturer and master toy licensee of some of the most popular brands in children's toys and interactive entertainment today. The Bandai America brand family includes Power Rangers®, Ben 10™ and Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures™, among other boys, girls, preschool and hobby product lines. Bandai America Incorporated is a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc., an entity that resulted from the integration of Namco Ltd. and Bandai Co. Ltd. of Japan. Global interests encompass three strategic business units: Toys and Hobby, Amusement Facility and Contents. The company is headquartered in Cypress, California. Find out more about our expertise in connecting with kids in fun and fresh ways at www.Bandai.com.
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