VIZ MEDIA PARTNERS WITH TUBI TV TO DELIVER EXCITING ANIME CONTENT TO AUDIENCES ACROSS NORTH AMERICA
San Francisco, CA, July 21, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced a partnership with Tubi TV, a leading provider of free movies and TV shows, to stream some of VIZ Media’s most popular anime titles to audiences across North America, including to legions of viewers based in Canada.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Tubi TV is the largest North American ad-supported provider of free streamed movies and TV shows. In addition to its own website (Tubitv.com), the Tubi TV app is accessible from platforms including Apple TV, Xbox One & Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Samsung televisions – in addition to iOS and Android mobile devices.
All VIZ Media content on Tubi TV is presented with original Japanese dialogue and features English subtitles. DEATH NOTE (37 episodes) as well as the full original NARUTO series (220 episodes) are now available for streaming in the U.S. and Canada on Tubi TV. In addition, fans in Canada may now catch the entire classic SAILOR MOON series (200 episodes) and Seasons 1 and 2 of SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL (26 episodes). Additional VIZ Media anime series and episodes will be added regularly. Please visit Tubitv.com or download the app for more details and to access the free episodes.
“VIZ Media has incredibly popular anime series and we are thrilled to stream these blockbusters for free to our passionate anime fans,” said Farhad Massoudi, CEO, Tubi TV .
“Tubi TV has built an extremely robust and interoperable platform that offers audiences a compelling alternative to traditional, paid content streaming services and we are very happy to partner with the service to give anime fans a whole new way to access some of the genre’s most legendary titles,” says Brian Ige, VIZ Media Vice President of Animation.
For additional information on these as well as other anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.
About Tubi TV
Tubi TV is freeing TV with the best streaming entertainment experience for movies and TV shows. We are “free” as in we are making a promise to you, the viewer, that we will never ask you to pay to watch great entertainment. We’re also “freeing” TV by finding premium movies and TV shows, which you would usually have to pay to watch on other services, and making them freely available with no hidden hassles. With an immersive selection of categories and titles (including those not on Netflix) that we update weekly, Tubi TV is the largest provider of free and legal movies and TV shows on mobile devices, Connected TVs, streaming set-top-boxes, and the web.
Tubi TV is powered by adRise, the leading content distribution and monetization platform for premium content owners, such as MGM, Lionsgate, and Paramount. Find out more at TubiTV.com or download our app on Apple TV, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Samsung.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the field of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at www.VIZ.com.