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Summer-Ready Avian Toys

The 'Angry Birds' Beach Ball is Full of Striking Attitude

— June 25, 2012 — Pop Culture
Somewhere between gaming and actual physical games lies the 'Angry Birds' beach ball. With an amazing resemblance to the ever-furious character that inspired it, this is summer gear with serious attitude.

Looking stern as ever, this depiction of the red bird is incredibly accurate, and even pops out where the feathers of this flying beast usually fall. A very up-to-date and hilarious take on summer fun, this is a great way to bring online characters to life. Sure to appeal to the massive amount of 'Angry Birds' fans, this product is destined for success. Though it hasn't been announced whether or not an entire slew of the characters will be turned into inflatables, this is a great start to a funny adaptation.

Though the bird seems to take itself too seriously, this is a goofy and lighthearted toy that will please many fans.
Trend Themes
1. Gaming-inspired Inflatables - The 'Angry Birds' beach ball blurs the line between virtual and physical games, presenting an opportunity for creating inflatables inspired by popular gaming characters.
2. Bringing Characters to Life - The 'Angry Birds' beach ball showcases the appeal of transforming online characters into tangible products, opening up possibilities for other virtual-to-physical adaptations.
3. Humorous Summer Gear - The 'Angry Birds' beach ball exemplifies the demand for funny and lighthearted summer toys, suggesting a market for other comical and entertaining beach accessories.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - The 'Angry Birds' beach ball demonstrates the potential for toy manufacturers to create inflatables based on popular gaming franchises, attracting both gaming and outdoor play enthusiasts.
2. Licensed Merchandise - The success of the 'Angry Birds' beach ball highlights the opportunities in producing licensed merchandise that brings beloved virtual characters to life, catering to the interests of fans and collectors.
3. Beach and Pool Accessories - The 'Angry Birds' beach ball signifies the demand for unique and amusing beach and pool accessories, paving the way for innovative designs and collaborations in the leisure and recreation industry.
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