The SVOD OTT Funimation, whose catalog is focused on anime content, has confirmed this Wednesday, June 16th, its decision to expand itself in Latin America with its launch in Chile, Colombia and Peru, after having reached Brazil and Mexico, where it is available. since November last year.
Although, in a first stage, Funimation is available in the three new Latin American markets only from its official website, the company reported that, starting next month, the SVOD version of the platform will be launched in various applications, smart TVs platforms and video game consoles, including Android, iOS, Samsung TV, Android TV, Roku, Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox.
In addition, from Funimation they reported that the value of the monthly subscription to access the platform’s catalog is valued at COP 22,900 (USD 6) in Colombia; CLP 3,900 (USD 5) in Chile; and S / 19.90 (USD 5) in Peru. Those who subscribe to Funimation in the three countries may also choose to pay the annual subscription, valued at COP 229,000 (USD 62) in Colombia; CLP 39,000 (USD 53) in Chile; and S / 199 (USD 51) in Peru.
‘With the successful launch of Funimation in Brazil and Mexico, we are delighted to be able to expand the platform to Colombia, Chile and Peru, where we know that anime fans expect more content and community’, said Kaliel Roberts, Chief Product Officer at Funimation Global Group. ‘The user experience we have created at Funimation really takes fans on a journey through the world of anime’, the executive added.
Funimation’s content offering includes anime series subtitled in Spanish, and some dubbed titles. Funimation features more than 5 thousand episodes of series and films, including ‘My Hero Academia’, ‘Attack on Titan’, ‘Overlord’, ‘Sword Art Online’, ‘Fruits Basket’, ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaib’, and others. The company reported that it will gradually add more content, such as series from the spring and summer seasons of Japan, and some classic titles from the catalog.