Tag Archives: Crunchyroll

Funimation ends partnership with Crunchyroll

Anime distributor Funimation, which belongs to Sony Pictures Television, will end on November 9 its contract with SVOD service Crunchyroll (now owned by AT&T), after two years of partnership and with the goal of expanding globally. According to a memo sent by Gen Fukunaga, Funimations president and CEO, the decision was made as a result [...]

AT&T acquires full ownership of Otter Media

AT&T announced that it has acquired The Chernin Groups controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. It will be a part of AT&Ts WarnerMedia unit, which was created after the close of the Time Warner acquisition. Otter Media is a leading subscription, advertising and content company. It comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries [...]

Crunchyroll expands linear TV presence in Brazil

The anime streaming service Crunchyroll announced that, starting on August 6, it will expand presence on Rede Brazils programming. Its contents will be available every day of the week, at 10 p.m. So far, the OTT service had a programming block in the station – launched in April – available only on weekends. Now Crunchyroll [...]

Crunchyroll expands number of series dubbed into Spanish

Anime streaming platform Crunchyroll announced that it will add seven new series dubbed into Spanish, which will be available exclusively for Premium users (monthly subscription). The service usually offers content with subtitles but in 2017 it began dubbing the shows, starting with “Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers” and other titles. Now, Crunchyroll continues with [...]

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media: Report

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media, the video streaming company it owns in partnership with The Chernin Group, sources told Recode. The agreement is expected to be closed this summer (in the Northern Hemisphere). Otter Media owns platforms such as Crunchyroll, the Anime SVOD service with presence in Latin America, as well as [...]

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 [...]

NexTV Series Mexico & Central America to discuss OTT strategies

OTT market players will analyze the new strategies for the regional market in the next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis, to be held on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City. Mexicos OTT market is currently led by Netflix, followed by Claro [...]

“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, [...]

Crunchyroll announces foreign dubbing initiative

Anime-focused video service Crunchyroll announced that it will start offering localized foreign language dubs for selected series. This initiative will start with Spanish dub for Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers-. Besides Spanish, dubs for Brazilian Portuguese, German, and French are also planned for the future. The announcement was made during Crunchyroll Expo, which was [...]

Cartoon Network premieres “Dragon Ball Super”

Toei Animations “Dragon Ball Super” will debut on pay TV channel Cartoon Network in Latin America on Saturday, August 5, with a four-episode marathon. The expected sequel to “Dragon Ball Z”, after almost 20 years, had already been released in Japan, Europe and USA, and until now was only available in Latin America through OTT service [...]