Animax UK Announces Closure of Streaming Platform

Five years ago the Columbia Pictures owned streaming service Animax UK began offering anime fans a place to watch simulcast streams as well as back-catalogue titles, with titles from KAZE, Manga Entertainment UK and Anime Limited being offered on the service; and Animax UK have now announced that as of 15th October 2018 the service will be discontinued and streams removed. Read more of this post

Animax UK Announce Ten New Simulcasts


Subscription-based-streaming service Animax UK have, for the past few months, remained relatively quiet but yesterday the company revealed that it had acquired ten new simulcasts for it’s service; majority of which have previously been licensed by FUNimation. Read more of this post

Animax UK Returns with Ten New Simulcasts


Ever since the free online-streaming-service Viewster appeared online the ‘exciting’ announcements from Animax UK, a subscription-based streaming service, seemed to stop but now the Sony owned service has returned and it’s come back with a bit of a punch. Read more of this post

Animax UK Streaming App Arrives onto iOS and Android Devices


Following in the footsteps of free-streaming-service Viewster the Sony-owned-subscription service Animax UK have announced that their own iOS and Android Streaming app is now available to download from their respective stores. Read more of this post

Scuzz TV Introduces Anime Movie Nights Throughout March

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Scuzz TV, a Sky based music channel, have today announced that they have teamed-up with online streaming service Animax to show a variety of anime movies throughout March; with the first film being Mardock Scramble: The First Compression at 10pm on Thursday 5th March.

The good news is that the movies will be shown at around 10pm each week on Scuzz TV (Sky 367) which is a free Sky channel and does not require a Sky subscription; the bad news is that its the same films that have previously been shown on the Sony Movie Channel. Read more of this post

Animax UK Celebrates The New Year with a 1 Month Free Trial Offer


Although we are nearly at the end of the first month of 2015 Animax UK, the online subscription-based video on demand service, have recently began a new promotion which allows new customers to enjoy a one month free trial before being tied down a to monthly subscription cost.

By entering the promo code 1MONTHFREE during registration you’ll be able to enjoy all of the benefits Animax UK has to offer, such as back-catalogue of anime titles and simulcast streaming for new titles, without any adverts or lock-outs. After the first month has ended you would then be charged £4.99 per month; that is unless you decided to cancel. Read more of this post

Animax UK Introduces The Xmas Holiday Pass; Get 50% Off for Two Months


Animax UK have today started a promotion for new subscribers; whereby if you enter the discount code XMASPASS during the sign-up phase you will receive a 50% discount for the next two months.

What this means is that you’ll receiving a wide-selection of anime content that can be signed to multiple devices, including the PS3 and PS4, for only £2.49 a month. It’s a generous price and is sure to keep you entertained over the festitive season – however this promotional offer expires on the 13th January 2015 so you’d better act fast if you want to be a part of it.

Of course if getting Animax UK for half-price for two months does not interest you then they are still doing the ‘Six Months’ contract offer, whereby entering the discount code ANIMAX6 will see the price reduced to £3.99 for the next six months.

Further details on this Animax UK offer can be found on the official website.

Gundam: Reconguista in G Coming to Animax UK This Week


Animax UK continues to ‘expand’ it’s streaming line-up as today the subscription-based streaming service have announced that they will shortly be adding Gundam: Reconguista in G, the latest instalment into the long-running Gundam franchise, as part of it’s service.

The seven existing episodes of the series will be available at to Stream for Animax UK subscribers from the 15th November 2014, at which point each week a new episode will be added to service as part of their simulcast streaming agreement. While the previous seven episodes will remain ‘restricted’ to just Animax UK subscribers it’s expected that new episodes will be available for non-subscribers to view that particular week; although this has yet to be clarified.

Interestingly Animax UK isn’t the only place to watch Gundam: Reconguista in G as at the moment as Anime Limited, via their Vimeo on Demand Channel, are allowing people to purchase the entire series as a digital download while Viewster are allowing UK viewers to watch the episodes on their streaming service.

Gundam: Reconguista in G will be available on Animax UK from the 15th November 2014, with a new episode added to the service each week afteer it airs in Japan.

Competition: Win the Ultimate Appleseed Alpha Prize Bundle


To celebrate the recent release of Appleseed Alpha, the latest instalment into the Appleseed franchise, on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download, as well the arrival of the Animax UK Playstation 4 Streaming App, we have teamed up with Animax UK to offer one lucky reader the chance of winning an amazing Appleseed Alpha Prize Bundle.

The Ultimate Appleseed Alpha Prize Bundle consists of the following goodies:

  • Appleseed Alpha DVD
  • Appleseed Alpha Blu-ray
  • Appleseed Alpha T-Shirt
  • Limited Edition Appleseed Alpha Figurine

Now before i get to the competition details i’d like to remind everyone that Animax UK is considered the ‘ultimate anime destination’ for UK anime fans; as for only £4.99 a month, or £3.99 a month if you sign-up to the Six-Month Contract, users can stream great titles including Fairy Tail, Noragami, Bleach, Death Note, Code Geass and Persona 4, alongside brand new simulcasts from Japan directly to their PC, Laptop, PS3 and now the PS4. All subscriptions come with a 2-week-free-trial, so if you are interested in watching the latest anime uncut then it’s worth checking out! Read more of this post

Animax UK Streaming App Comes to PS4

animax_uk_ps4_app_promo Ever since Animax UK, the online subscription-based anime streaming service, launched their service onto the Playstation 3 several months ago fans have been asking for it to be released onto other platforms; well today (yesterday to be exact) that question has been answered as the Animax UK app is now available for the PS4. Animax UK currently offers a wide back-catalogue of VIZ Media distributed titles, such as Bleach, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Black Lagoon and Bakuman, in addition to new releases including brand new episodes of Fairy Tail, Rail Wars and Persona 4 Golden: The Animation; each of which will be available to stream directly through the PS4 app. Read more of this post