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Crunchyroll reveals 2023 Anime Awards nominees

The nominees for the seventh annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards have been announced today, honouring the creators, musicians, and performances across streaming and theatrical powering the global love of anime. Voting is now open worldwide in more than 200 countries and territories. Nominees represent anime excellence across more than 30 anime studios, eight streaming platforms, over […]

January 19, 2023

Five Nights at Freddy’s actors attending MCM Comic Con

All the way from Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex, Five Nights at Freddy’s actors Kellen Goff and Marta Svetek have been announced as the first guests for MCM London in May 2023. Goff voices Funtime Freddy and The Daycare Attendant in the franchise, whilst his voice credits also include Attack on Titan, One Piece, Beyblade […]

December 16, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Analysis: Local Originals mean smaller Netflix ad-tier discount

Commissioning data from November 2022 analysed by Ampere Analysis showed that there was a negative correlation between the volume of upcoming Netflix Originals, and the level of discount Netflix is offering for subscription to its new ad-funded tier in non-English speaking markets. According to Senior Analyst Olivia Deane, throughout 2022 Netflix made increasing efforts in […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Cinedigm launches RetroCrush on Samsung TV Plus

Cinedigm, a streaming and entertainment company, has announced that RetroCrush, the company’s anime channel, has launched on Samsung TV Plus’ line-up of linear channels. RetroCrush allows viewers to experience the golden age of anime with fan favourites and deep cuts across the classic anime TV and movie spectrum, including more than 190 series and 60 […]

November 23, 2022

Crunchyroll links with Discord

Crunchyroll, the international anime streaming brand, has partnered with Discord to bring anime fans closer together. With Crunchyroll’s integration into Discord and the introduction of Rich Presence, users will be able to connect their Crunchyroll accounts to Discord, and show their friends what they are watching on Crunchyroll, as well as discover new content. Rich […]

November 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Crunchyroll, WOWOW, Sony production partnership

Global anime brand Crunchyroll has announced a partnership with WOWOW and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan for the development and production of new anime series, starting with the fantasy adventure Bye Bye, Earth. “Anime fans love to discover new worlds and our partnership with WOWOW and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan will allow us to present new […]

November 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Amaki, Kabira hosting 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards

Crunchyroll, the international brand serving the ultimate anime experience to millions of fans, has revealed that renowned voice actress Sally Amaki and popular entertainer Jon Kabira will be hosting the 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards for the first-ever live show in Japan early next year. “We share a deep love of anime with Sally and Jon, […]

October 25, 2022

Sling TV, Cinedigm expand partnership

Cinedigm, a streaming company dedicated to serving enthusiast fan bases, has announced the launch of RetroCrush, one of its top-performing FAST channels, on Sling TV. This expands Sling TV’s partnership with Cinedigm to include fourteen channels. RetroCrush, the free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel from Cinedigm’s portfolio of streaming brands, is being added to Sling’s […]

October 7, 2022

Cinedigm launches Retrocrush on Philo

Cinedigm has announced that RetroCrush, a digital channel devoted to classic anime, has launched on Philo, the lifestyle and entertainment-focused TV streaming service, and will be included as part of the base package for Philo subscribers. The new agreement marks Cinedigm’s first distribution deal with the US virtual MVPD. Offering a wide range of classic […]

August 31, 2022

Nippon TV anime titles for Netflix

Nippon TV, the Japanese multiplatform entertainment powerhouse, has partnered with Netflix and licensed 13 of its most popular anime titles to stream non-exclusively around the world. The first titles to start streaming on September 1st on Netflix are the ever-popular Hunter X Hunter’s first 38 episodes, slated to stream in 104 countries including Spain, Italy, […]

August 30, 2022