Toy market news

Surge Licensing tapped to lead toy, consumer products licensing for ‘Epic Seven’

Surge Licensing is looking to do some brand building for the mobile anime RPG, Epic Seven (E7)

The company was tapped to serve as North American licensing agent for the game which is developed by Super Creative and published by Smilegate Megaport. Under the new deal, Surge is looking to develop a full consumer products licensing program spanning toys, tabletop games, publishing, and digital products, including NFTs.

E7 launched in 2018 and has amassed a player base spanning the 18-34 demographic. The game, which is available on iOS and Android, was named a Top 10 RPG Game of 2020 by the Apple App Store.