Tag Archives: anime

Sony would be close to acquiring Crunchyroll

As reported by several specialized websites, Sony would have entered into final negotiations to acquire the US OTT Crunchyroll. The transaction would be valued at around USD 957 million. In mid-August, the specialized website The Information had reported that, originally, AT&T requested USD 1.5 billion for the platform and Sony was interested in the acquisition, [...]

Funimation to be available in Brazil and Mexico in December

As reported by several specialized websites, the OTT Funimation, focused on anime content, will be available in Mexico and Brazil from December, thus making its official arrival at Latin America, as it was previously reported. The platform will compete with other OTTs, such as Crunchyroll and Anime Onegai, also about to launch in the region, [...]

Anime Onegai opens dubbing studios in Mexico

The Anime Onegai platform, which is scheduled to launch in Latin America in mid-October, announced the opening of dubbing studios in Mexico. In addition, Anime Onegai is also making negotiations with other studios in Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Venezuela. According to what is reported on the platforms web version, Anime Onegai is currently available as [...]

Netflix launches new YouTube channel focused on anime content

As announced by Netflix through the Netflix Japan Anime official Twitter account   , the platform will launch a new YouTube channel with anime content globally, also in Latin America, on September 30th. Although up to now the company has not reported several details about the channel’s content catalog, through the Twitter account, it alerted [...]

Anime Onegai gets ready to launch in Latin America

After the Anime FLV streaming platform announced that it will start to develop a business model in support of legal anime, several media specialized in anime reported a possible alliance between AnimeFLV and AnimeYT to launch a new legal anime platform in Latin America, which would be called Anime Onegai. As reported on its web [...]

Crunchyroll adds new premium subscription plans

The Crunchyroll (AT&T) platform, focused on anime content, announced this Monday the launch of new subscription plans globally, including Latin America. As officially detailed from the company, those who pay  a premium subscription to access the OTT catalog will be able to choose between the Fan; Mega Fan and Fan Anual packages. All of them [...]

Crunchyroll and Cartoon Network bring Toonami back to Latin America

Cartoon Network and the company Crunchyroll, focused on anime content, announced the return of Toonami to Latin America, a segment that features the best Asian anime content on the channel, starting on Monday, August 31st, from Monday to Friday at midnight. As officially reported by Cartoon Network, the agreement will last for one year and [...]

AT&T could sale Crunchyroll to Sony

As reported on August 12th by the specialized website The Information, AT&T is negotiating with Sony Pictures Entertainment to sell the OTT Crunchyroll, one of the most important anime content platforms, both globally and in Latin America. The website reported that AT&T intends a total of  USD 1.5 billion for the transaction. Although up to [...]

Funimation to launch in Mexico and Brazil this year

Funimation, OTT focused on anime content, plans to expand its streaming service to Latin America this year. The platform will be launched in Mexico and Brazil, and it already operates in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. For its launch in Latin America, the platform will offer select subtitled and dubbed anime [...]

Uruguay continues leading Crunchyroll’s audience worldwide

The Crunchyroll platform, specialized in the anime industry and available in more than 200 territories and countries, reported today its Q1 2020 audience report. According to the information, Uruguay continues to be the Latin American country that records the highest number of views per subscriber on the platform. Other countries in the region that are [...]