Mr Men tipped to be sold to owner of Hello Kitty franchise

Chorion close to finalising sale of Mr Men and Little Miss brands to Japanese firm Sanrio

Media rights business Chorion is close to finalising the sale of Mr Men and Little Miss brands to the Japanese owner of the hugely popular Hello Kitty franchise.

Chorion, which has been tapping up potential buyers for its stable of media rights since September after failing to tackle a £70m debt burden, is understood to be in the final stages of agreeing a deal with Japanese firm Sanrio.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/dec/05/mr-men-hello-kitty-chorion?newsfeed=true

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