Tag Archives: anime

Crunchyroll expands its catalog in Latin America with VIZ Media

The Crunchyroll platform, whose portfolio is focused on the anime universe, has recently announced a new partnership with VIZ Media, a US anime distribution and entertainment company based in San Francisco, California. As reported by Crunchyroll, the aim of the partnership is to expand the platform’s catalog in Latin America, and add almost 600 titles. [...]

Funimation launches Android app in Brazil and Mexico

As reported by several specialized websites, Funimation, SVOD OTT with anime content, launched in Brazil and Mexico at the end of 2020, has recently launched an application for Android devices, which can be accessed for free through Google Play. In Brazil, access to the OTT catalog is available for an R$ 249.90 (USD 45) annual [...]

AT&T sells Crunchyroll to Sony

After several months of negotiations, AT&T  has finally confirmed an agreement for the sale of Crunchyroll to Funimation, a joint-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment in the US and the Japanese Aniplex, the latter subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. The transaction was valued at USD 1,175 million in cash. In order to reduce its debt load, [...]

Loading adds Crunchyroll’s titles in Brazil

Loading, a new TV channel recently launched in Brazil, has added more than 50 Crunchyroll titles to its programming grid, and will offer a range of anime titles as part of its content catalog. In addition, according to several specialized websites, Loading will dub several titles in partnership with Crunchyroll, such as 91 days and [...]

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 [...]