Viewster Announces Closure of it’s OMAKASE Subscription Box Service

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Remember several months ago when Viewster announced it’s plans to combine a loot-crate styled box with an ad-free streaming subscription? Well after just two bi-monthly boxes being released, and two testing boxes, the service known as OMAKASE has been cancelled.

The news comes from an e-mail sent from CEO Rob Pereyda to business partners explaining that the OMAKASE boxes, and subscription service in general, were not selling in the figures they had expected and that those who did not subscribe were more interested in a ‘streaming subscription’ rather than a combination of streaming and physical product. As a result of this the OMAKASE Service will come to an end this month with the final box, another Hatsune Miku themed box, to those who purchased it during next month. Read more of this post

Unboxing: Viewster OMAKASE Beta Box

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Over the past few months the free on-demand-streaming service Viewster have been revealing plans for it’s OMAKASE Subscription service; a subscription model which, unlike Crunchyroll and Animax UK, will offer bi-monthly loot-crate-styled boxes along with its advertisement free streaming service.

Well in order to promote the service, and guage interest in the anime community, Viewster sent out a selection of Beta Boxes to the public (and press) so we thought it would be a good idea to show what you will get for your money. Read more of this post

Viewster’s OMAKASE Panel at MCM London Comic Con

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As part of Viewster’s on-going partnership with UK Anime Distributor Anime Limited the two companies decided to form together and host their own panel at the MCM London Comic Con; but unlike the previous panel back in May 2015 Viewster were here to promote their new subscription based service OMAKASE. Read more of this post

Viewster Introduces New OMAKASE Subscription Service

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If you’ve been paying attention to Viewster’s social media channels lately then you may have noticed that they have been ‘teasing‘ a new service known as OMAKASE; a service which will offer lootcrate styled boxes and a way to watch streaming content on their website without the ads. Read more of this post