Animax launches on Crackle

MUMBAI: Crackle, which is Sony Pictures Entertainment‘s multi-platform video entertainment network, has announced that anime channel Animax will now appear on its multi-platform network in the U.S. and Canada.

The launch of Animax on Crackle marks the U.S. and Canadian entry of the largest cable network in Japan and the largest anime channel in the world. Numerous series will also be available exclusively on Crackle.

Offering an extensive collection of anime content with curated updates, the Animax channel on Crackle will be available via the Crackle site as well as on tablets, mobile and OTT devices.

Sony Pictures Television executive VP, digital networks Eric Berger said, "We are thrilled to bring new, exclusive anime series and films to Crackle fans, providing the widest distribution of free anime content on mobile and OTT devices. Crackle is the single best multi-platform source of free, ad-supported movies and television and the launch of Animax is no exception."

Currently, 25 anime series and eight anime films are housed on Crackle, such as:

‘Samurai X‘, Blue Exorcist, ‘Blood +‘ and ‘Fist of the North Star‘.

With Animax, Crackle will launch new series and movies, such as ‘Kurozuka‘, ‘Initial D‘, ‘Fate/Zero‘ and ‘Ikki Tousen‘.

New episodes and/or series will launch every Wednesday on Crackle.

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