Good news for Sonic fans: Sega and Jakks Pacific have revealed their new movie-inspired Sonic merchandise arriving this spring—and it’s sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.
The New Movie
The Sonic Movie 2, produced by Paramount Pictures, is set to be released in the United States on April 8th, 2021. This eagerly anticipated sequel follows Sonic and his friends as they go on an epic adventure to save the world from the wicked Dr. Robotnik. Fans of the iconic blue hedgehog are sure to enjoy this action-packed movie which promises plenty of exciting twists and turns.
In celebration of the upcoming movie, Sega and Jakks Pacific have partnered up to create an array of new merchandise for fans worldwide. Kids will be able to enjoy a variety of interactive toys including figure-scale play sets, vehicles for speed racing, foam dart launchers and action figures that come complete with special power weapons and moveable parts. There’s also a range of new apparel, including t-shirts featuring characters from the movie.
“We are thrilled to bring our amazing new line up from the Sonic Movie 2 universe,” says Tom Quinn, Senior Vice President at Jakks Pacific. “This collection captures all the fun and excitement that kids were looking forward to watching in this edition.”
The Numbers Don’t Lie
It’s no surprise that these products have been eagerly awaited by fans—the first Sonic movie was a box office success, amassing over $320 million in theaters worldwide when it was released in 2020. It’s clear that Sega’s beloved franchise has yet again captured the hearts of audiences around the globe.</p