After breaking away from WWE merchandising, JAKKS Pacific toy company has added TNA as their featured line of professional wrestling dolls. In addition, JAKKS recently added the NWA and now New Japan Pro Wrestling to their lineup of wrestling action figures. Here is a report that is currently circling the internet about this topic:
Jakks Pacific’s Marketing Director of Boys Entertainment Michael Wilde has confirmed that the company has signed a deal with New Japan Pro Wrestling. The deal will allow Jakks to use the NJPW name, logo, and championships in their forthcoming Legends of Wrestling action figure set. The deal opens the door for the company to do New Japan wrestling action figures, but the company would have to sign the wrestlers on an individual basis. The first figure in the legends line under the New Japan deal will be the NJPW era Hulk Hogan action figure. Jakks also has deals with TNA and the NWA.