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Sony acquires Crunchyroll for $1.1bn

WarnerMedia’s AT&T has agreed to sell its Crunchyroll anime business to Sony’s Funimation Global Group in a deal worth $1.175 billion (€0.9bn). Crunchyroll is an anime direct-to-consumer service within AT&T’s WarnerMedia segment with over 3 million SVoD subscribers and growing. It currently serves 90 million registered users across more than 200 countries and territories offering […]

December 10, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Funimation launches in Brazil, Mexico

Funimation, the global anime content provider, has announced its service is now live in Brazil and Mexico. The service is now available online and will roll out on various apps and Smart TV platforms in 2021.  Funimation’s Brazil and Mexico service offerings include anime series subtitled in Portuguese and Spanish respectively, with select titles dubbed. […]

November 19, 2020

Crunchyroll announces new Original series

Crunchyroll, the anime streaming service, announced at the Crunchyroll virtual industry panel at Anime Expo Lite a slate of new series coming soon to its platform. Crunchyroll announced two new Crunchyroll Original series including: TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You – In this married life comedy by “Hayate the Combat Butler” author Kenjiro Hata, Nasa […]

July 6, 2020