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Sony close to acquiring Crunchyroll for over $950 million USD

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Sony is reportedly finalizing a deal to purchase anime streaming service Crunchyroll for $957 million USD , according to Nikkei Asia .
Sony already has its own studio, Aniplex, which is responsible for great anime titles like Fullmetal Alchemist, Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer and The Promised Neverland. It's worth noting that Aniplex anime content is already available on Crunchyroll and other apps like Netflix.
Crunchyroll was founded back in 2006, but in 2018 U.S. telecom AT&T became its parent company. AT&T has reportedly been looking to sell the service for a while now in an attempt to...
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Funimation Adds Chinese Anime HEAVENS OFFICIAL'S BLESSING to Streaming Service

Funimation Adds Chinese Anime HEAVENS OFFICIAL'S BLESSING to Streaming Service

1 month ago   |   By GeekTyrant

Funimation is branching out from Japanese animation content. That's right, the popular streamer has brought their first-ever Chinese anime series to their platform. The series is called Heavens Official's Blessing and is available to stream now with English subtitles if you live in U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand. The show will become available this winter in Mexico and Brazil. If you prefer dubs, the English dub will be available in 2021. HEAVENS OFFICIAL'S BLESSING tells the story of former Crown Prince Xie Lian, who, after 800 years of “Cultivation,” a...
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Disney Plus: Everything to know - CNET

Disney Plus: Everything to know - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Disney Plus streams almost everything Disney makes, and its breakout hit The Mandalorian returned Friday. Here are the answers to any question you have about Disney's streaming service.
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Report: Sony to buy Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion

Report: Sony to buy Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

Crunchyroll, the popular anime streaming service, may soon have a new owner. According to a report by Nikkei, Sony is close to finalizing a deal to buy the service for about “more than 100 billion yen,” or about 955 million US dollars. AT&T is Crunchyroll's current parent company, having bought it in 2018. Though Crunchyroll isn't quite the size of Hulu or Netflix, at about 70 million free subscribers its specialized content could help Sony build strong foundations with a loyal audience. The company has already seen major success with the release of the animated Demon Slayer movie, which...
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Sony reportedly in talks to acquire Crunchyroll anime streaming service - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Sony could pay AT&T nearly $1 billion for the streaming service, reports Nikkei.
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