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Funimation Acquires UK-Based Manga Entertainment to Strengthen Anime Presence in UK, Ireland.

M2 EQUITYBITES-May 31, 2019-Funimation Acquires UK-Based Manga Entertainment to Strengthen Anime Presence in UK, Ireland


31 May 2019 - US-based television production and distribution studio Sony Pictures Television anime content company Funimation has acquired London, UK-based anime distributor Manga Entertainment Ltd., the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Following its consolidation of Funimation's UK home entertainment business, Manga will become the largest distributor of anime Blu-rays/DVDs, offering fans more than 900 hours of subtitled and dubbed entertainment the biggest catalog of titles available anywhere in the UK and Ireland.

Funimation is a fully integrated, next-generation entertainment studio offering streaming and home entertainment to theatrical distribution and broadcast that provides subscribers with instant access to their favourite sub and dub shows in ad-free HD on the widest array of platforms including smartphones, tablets, TVs and gaming consoles.

Manga is a long-term partner of Funimation and currently serves anime fans across a wide range of channels, including Blu-ray / DVDs, broadcast, theatrical and digital.

Manga Entertainment, a subsidiary of Funimation, is a vertically integrated digital film and television company comprising of distribution, international sales and production.

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