Tag Archives: Crunchyroll

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 [...]

Crunchyroll to offer offline viewing

Anime-focused video service Crunchyroll is working on a feature that will allow users to download content to watch it offline. We know offline streaming is important to our viewers, and we’re working to bring this feature to the platform in 2017 so that fans can keep up with their favorite shows wherever they are, a [...]

Crunchyroll simulcasts “Dragon Ball Super”

Anime-focused streaming services Crunchyroll started to simulcast the series Dragon Ball Super to Premium subscribers in Latin America, with Spanish subtitles.   The series began airing in Japan on Fuji TV in July 2015, thus Crunchyroll began simulcasting episode 63, starting October 22. Crunchyroll said all episodes of “Future Trunks Arc” are also available from [...]

OTT content browser JustWatch was launched in Mexico

  JustWatch, the platform that allows you to find which contents are present in the main OTT market, was launched in Mexico, with access to Netflix, Blim, Filmin, Apple iStore, Google Play, Crackle, PlayStation, Microsoft Store and Mubi catalogs. It is expected to soon add Cinepolis Klic, Claro Video and Crunchyroll.   The platform lets [...]