Tag Archives: anime

Uruguay continues to lead anime audience worldwide

Crunchyroll, the largest anime platform worldwide, published data on anime viewing in July 2019. The company reported that, of the 200 countries and territories in which it is available, Uruguay is the country that lead its contents consumption that month. In addition, Crunchyroll presented a list detailing the 10 countries that most consumed its contents [...]

Televisa to launch eSports channel BitMe next July 15th

Televisa presented yesterday in Mexico BitMe, its new pay TV channel focused on eSports, videogames, technology, anime and geek culture. The channel will be officially launched next July 15th, and will be available on Spanish-language pay TV in Latin America. In Mexico, it will be part of Izzi, Total Play and Skys programming grids. It [...]

Uruguay leads anime audience in Latin America

The OTT Crunchyroll, the biggest anime market referent with more than one million subscribers,  published a 10 countries list that represented animes contents largest audience during the last days of March worldwide. Uruguay was the major anime consumer in Latin America, although the number of subscribers in each country was not posted. In Latin America, [...]

Illegal anime websites to close in Latin America

Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for free to watch their animated series. Although entity that demanded its final closures is unknown, eyes are on Crunchyroll, a US OTT that broadcasts animes and, in 2017, recorded one million [...]

Netflix announces new anime series

Netflix will launch two new anime series in 2019 and will renew “Aggretsuko” for a second season. The official announcement was made by the streaming platform at Anime Expo 2018. One of the series is Ultraman, a sequel to the classic of the 60s centered on a man possessing the spirit and DNA of the [...]

Netflix announces first anime original series set in Mexico

Netflix announced Seis Manos, its first original anime series set in Mexico, which will be launched globally in 2019. The series is produced by VIZ Media, together with Powerhouse Animation. The story will be set in Mexico in the 1970s era. Seis Manos centers on three orphaned martial arts warriors who join forces with a [...]

Crunchyroll debuts linear TV anime block in Brazil

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll announced that it will launch a one-hour programming block on free-to air channel Rede Brasil. It will be available on Saturdays beginning April 21, featuring two shows, Black Clover and Re:Zero. The new programming block, called Crunchyroll TV, will mark the platforms first jump onto linear television. It will air every [...]

OTT about anime was born in Chile

A new OTT platform focused on Japanese cartoons was launched in Chile a few weeks ago. It is called Código Animé and, for the moment, it is only available to be viewed in that country. The founder, Juan Pablo de la Hoz, told the local newspaper Las Últimas Noticias that only in the licensing of [...]

“Latin America is Crunchyroll’s second most important market”

Before his participation in the next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, Max Castro, Region Manager at Crunchyroll, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the new projects and performance of the anime platform in Latin America. -What are your main markets in Latin America? In Latin America, the number one market is Mexico, [...]

Netflix to debut new Godzilla anime film

Netflix announced that it will distribute worldwide, in more than 190 countries, the new original Japanese animation based on the Godzilla character, following a Toho theatrical release in Japan. To bring to life Godzillas latest adaptation, Japanese film distributor Toho is working with leading Japanese anime studio Polygon Pictures, directors Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita [...]