2016/06/16 , , ,

Tact Communications, Inc. will be exhibiting at upcoming 6th LICENSING JAPAN (www.licensing-japan.jp/en/) to be held from June 29 to July 1, 2016.
This year, we will showcase following three new characters for the market of Japan.
1. Oshushi-dayo: sushi characters very popular among teeens in Japan
2. Frida Kahlo: the globally acclaimed Mexican painter
3. Grumpy Cat, the world’s grumpiest cat!

We handle over fourty properties both from Japan and overseas which will serve various purpose and target groups.
Please feel free to drop by our booth (14-21) when you will be attending the show.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Hong Kong International Licensing Show

2015/12/04 , , ,

We will exhibit at Hong Kong International Licensing Show to be held from January 11-13, 2016. Murai’s World, a character collection created by Takeshi Murai, the first creator who signed a licensing agreement with Sanrio. Please visit us at GH-A24 (Japan Pavilion) if you come to the show.



Hong Kong International Licensing Show

2013/12/20 , , , , , ,

We will exhibit at GH-B19 at Hong Kong Licensing Show to be held from January 6-9, 2014. Please feel free to drop by our booth.

Article about Kikkoman’s licensing on Total Licensing 2013

2013/06/11 , ,

Article about Kikkoman’s corporate brand licensing for North American market is on Total Licensing 2013 Summer.

http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6bbda3ac#/6bbda3ac/74 (View this article online)


Empire International Signs On As East Asian Agent for FLUFFY BUBOOL™

2013/03/12 , , ,

Empire International Signs On As East Asian Agent for FLUFFY BUBOOL™
~Products featuring the character by Takeshi Murai have sold out at Sanrio stores in Japan~

Tokyo, Japan: Tact Communications Inc. has appointed Empire International Merchandising Corporation as its licensing agent for Fluffy Bubool™. The character was created by Takeshi Murai in 2006 and debuted in the picture book, Bubble on Bubool. Takeshi Murai, who has a long association with Sanrio, the company behind Hello Kitty, is the only non-employee external designer they work with. Fluffy Bubool™ merchandise has been sold at Sanrio stores throughout Japan.

Empire International will represent Fluffy Bubool across East Asia in the territories of Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines and will aim to establish licenses in key categories throughout the region.

In Japan, many Fluffy Bubool™ products have completely sold out at Sanrio stores. It has also been successful in the mobile content field with virtual stickers now available through Kakao Talk and Cubie Messenger, two free mobile messaging services. E-greeting cards were available via Sony Digital Entertainment and Mixi, a social networking websites in Japan.

About Fluffy Bubool
Bubbles and bubbles, and more bubbles! Fluffy Town is full of bubbles! Bubool, a penguin with a shower cap on his head, lives in Fluffy Town, and has the magical power to make anything out of bubbles. Everyone in Fluffy Town has bubbles on their head. Bubool works with all his friends at a popular ice cream shop in Fluffy Town that moves around to make bring ice cream and smiles to everyone!


About Tact Communications Inc.
Founded in 1982, Tact Communications has been in the licensing business over 30 years and provides a full range of agency services for successful license business development. Taking advantage of an extensive global network of agents and licensee partners, Tact Communications offers specialist expertise in managing global licensing operations. Currently it handles 24 successful properties from all over the world.

About Empire International
Empire International has been in the licensing industry for more than 30 years now. Throughout the years, it has remained one of the strongest and most trusted licensing agents for many brands in Southeast Asia and the Greater China region including Hong Kong and Taiwan. Empire International is a full service agency, managing the licensing of merchandise, premium promotions, mall events and much more.

Press Release – Empire FluffyBubool

Article about C.ROUAN deux on Senken Shimbun, Feburary 25, 2013

2013/02/28 , ,

C.ROUAN deux, a new fashion brand from Madam Celine Lederman, the founder of the world famous brand CELINE is now available for licensing programs in Japan.


2012/07/17 ,

We introduced faburic brand Cocomimilulu at Licensing Japan:


Licensing Japan Day 3

2012/07/12 , , , ,

We had a terrific show this year too!


Happy Tree Friends








Angel Cat Sugar






BuzzingBOTS from the USA

2012/07/02 ,

We  will introduce new properties at Licensing Japan.

The first one is Buzzing Bots:


BuzzingBOTS taps into almost every human interest.  It is highly versatile.  It adapts well to different products and new trends.  It also adapts to different styles, and it can work well with other brands.  There are community benefits.  BuzzingBOTS expresses your commitment for a greater good in the world.


For more information, please email us or visit us at Licensing Japan, booth #10-24 from July 4 to 6.