Tubi and Crunchyroll in Anime Moves


Free service Tubi TV has teamed with Sentai Filmworks, to stream a number of anime series – including Onigiri, Rin-Ne Season 2, and Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless  — from two days to a month after their Japanese air dates. All episodes of several classic hit anime series, including Gatchaman and Clannad, are also being made available to Tubi users.

In other anime news, Variety reported that Ellation, part of a joint venture between AT&T and the Chernin, plan to launch a subscription service that would combine its Crunchyroll anime service with other channels targeting fans of anime, video games, niche action sports and the like.

Tubi TV is available on the web, smartphone apps, Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Samsung TVs. Crunchyroll’s availability includes smartphone apps, iPad, Kindle, Windows Phone, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Playstation Vita, Xbox LIVE on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, AppleTV, Roku, Nintendo WiiU and internet-enabled TVs.


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