Thursday, 27 January 2022

Sony eyes anime subscription service with $1.2bn purchase of Crunchyroll from AT&T

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 10 August 21

The anime streaming site will be combined with Sony’s own Funimation platform, aiming to create a “unified anime subscription experience”

News that Sony was considering purchasing popular anime streaming service Crunchyroll first arrived in October last year, with suggestions that the transaction would cost them just under a billion dollars.  By December, the deal had been formalised for $1.175 billion, but it has taken eight months for the transaction to be completed…

News that Sony was considering purchasing popular anime streaming service Crunchyroll first arrived in October last year, with suggestions that the transaction would cost them just under a billion dollars.  By December, the deal had been formalised for $1.175 billion, but it has taken eight months for the transaction to be completed…

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