Tag Archives: Crunchyroll

JustWatch, OTT that brings global series-and-film platforms together, launches in Argentina

The OTT JustWatch, which brings global series-and-film platforms together , was launched this Tuesday in Argentina, according to what was reported to the country’s Telam news agency from the Berlin-based company. Through the JustWatch Argentine version, users can access all content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, HBO GO, Movistar Play, Clarovideo, Blim, Crunchyroll, [...]

Uruguay continues to lead anime audience worldwide

Crunchyroll, the largest anime platform worldwide, published data on anime viewing in July 2019. The company reported that, of the 200 countries and territories in which it is available, Uruguay is the country that lead its contents consumption that month. In addition, Crunchyroll presented a list detailing the 10 countries that most consumed its contents [...]

AnimeFLV streaming platform to develop a new legal anime business model

The AnimeFLV streaming platform, which broadcasted free and illegal anime series, announced through a statement that it will be focused on developing a business model that supports the legal anime. Several contents offered by AnimeFLV had Crunchyrrolls rights exclusivity, the paid OTT platform leader in the anime series segment, owned by WarnerMedia. According to the [...]

Uruguay leads anime audience in Latin America

The OTT Crunchyroll, the biggest anime market referent with more than one million subscribers,  published a 10 countries list that represented animes contents largest audience during the last days of March worldwide. Uruguay was the major anime consumer in Latin America, although the number of subscribers in each country was not posted. In Latin America, [...]

Illegal anime websites to close in Latin America

Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for free to watch their animated series. Although entity that demanded its final closures is unknown, eyes are on Crunchyroll, a US OTT that broadcasts animes and, in 2017, recorded one million [...]

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 [...]