HIDIVE Anime Streaming Service Launches Worldwide

Seemingly out of nowhere a new video-on-demand anime streaming service known as HIDIVE has appeared online; with it offering a selection of anime titles for anime fans to watch as and when they please. Read more of this post

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Franchise Added to Amazon Video for Prime Members


Amazon UK continues to expand it’s anime streaming collection for Prime members as following on from the recent additions of ViVid Strike!, Chi’s Sweet Adventure and The Great Passage the online retail giant have now added Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and it’s sequels Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS. Read more of this post

FUNimation Now Announces New UK Launch Date


Following on from weeks of license announcements, and the news that the subscription-based-streaming service would launch during March 2016, the american anime giant, FUNimation, have now announced that their UK Streaming service FUNimation Now will launch on the 7th April 2016 and that those joing the service would also receive a 30-day FREE trial of everything that the service has to offer. Read more of this post

Viewster Announces Closure of it’s OMAKASE Subscription Box Service

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

FUNimation Now Pricing Structure Confirmed for UK


Following on from the UK Hype Reel Trailer released earlier in the week FUNimation have now announced the pricing structure for it’s online streaming service FUNimation Now.

For just £3.99 per month subscribers will receive unlimited ad-free HD access to the entire FUNimation Now streaming catalogue as well as newly released simulcast episodes. Alternatively for £6.99 per month subscribers will gain access to episodes in English as well as exclusive access to the simuldub episodes a week after they are broadcast in Japan. Read more of this post

FUNimation Now UK Streaming Service to Launch in March


After previously being announced for a February Launch FUNimation Now! have taken to Twitter to confirm that their subscription-based-streaming-service will now launch in March.

An exact date has yet to be confirmed; however a sample of content being streamed on the service at launch has been revealed. To start with FUNimation Now will start off with back-catalogue FUNimation titles, such as Attack on Titan and Highschool DXD, as well as some current streaming titles such as Dimension W.  As you would expect the line-up will increase as time goes on with more being added on a weekly/monthly basis. Read more of this post

Viewster’s OMAKASE Panel at MCM London Comic Con


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

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 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.

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