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04 December 2017


Animoca Brands wins twice at

Google Play Best of 2017


Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX: AB1; the Company or Animoca Brands) is proud to announce two wins at Google Play Best of 2017, in which Google selects the finest among the more than 3 million Android™ mobile apps available on Google Play™.


The Company’s Thomas & Friends™: Read & Play was named one of the Google Play Best Apps of 2017, while Thomas & Friends™: Race On! was named one of Google Play Best Games of 2017; both products were selected as “Best for Kids”.


The apps are based on the globally popular preschool franchise Thomas & Friends™, and are produced and published by Animoca Brands in partnership with Mattel, Inc. In addition to Google Play, these apps are also available on the App StoreSM.


Thomas & Friends™: Read & Play is a children's entertainment and learning mobile app with a large library of interactive audio books, videos, games, and other activities designed to provide a fun learning experience. Also included are creator tools that allow children to express their creativity, and that let teachers and parents create custom shareable content.


Thomas & Friends™: Race On! lets children race the iconic number 1 blue engine Thomas and other trains on the railway tracks of the island of Sodor. The game can be played solo or with a friend on the same device by using the side-by-side two-player mode that encourages interaction with other children.


Mattel and Animoca Brands partnered in 2015 and have published various mobile games based on well-known Mattel brands including Thomas & Friends™, Ever After High™, Monster High™, and Masters of the Universe™.


Robby Yung, the CEO of Animoca Brands, commented: “We are deeply grateful for the recognition that our hard work and innovation received at Google Play Best of 2017, and we look forward to building on the success of these and other Animoca Brands products in the year ahead.”




About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1) publishes globally a broad portfolio of mobile games and subscription products including several games and e-books based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield, Thomas & Friends™, Ever After High and Doraemon. Animoca Brands is based in Hong Kong. For more information visit or get updates by following Animoca Brands on FacebookTwitter or Google +.


THOMAS & FRIENDS ©2017 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. ©2017 Mattel. All Rights Reserved. ® and ™ designate U.S. trademarks of Mattel, except as noted.


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