KC GLOBAL MEDIA CLOSES SALE OF ANIMAX KOREA TO ANIPLUSJune 22, 2023 4:26 pm
KC Global Media, Asia’s leading entertainment network and multi-channel operator, today announced the completion of the deal with Asian multinational television channel and anime distributor, ANIPLUS, to acquire Animax Korea, the popular kid’s entertainment channel in South Korea. The partnership aims to elevate Animax Korea’s offerings while focusing on horizontally integrating its content across ANIPLUS’s platform and reach.
George Chien, Co-Founder, President, and CEO of KC Global Media said, “Closing this deal with a suitable partner like ANIPLUS will elevate the Animax Korea brand to enhance and grow the channel further across their platform. South Korea is an important market for KC Global Media, and we will continue to enhance our presence here. Our regional distribution of Korean content is and will continue to be an important priority, as we leverage on our strong relationships with studios, talents, and broadcasters in South Korea.”
Animax Korea is the leading kids’ entertainment channel in South Korea and home to premium animations from domestic licensors, Japan and around the world. This includes local gaming contents for kids with Pay TV rights, simulcasting the latest Japanese anime with exclusive Pay TV and VOD rights. The channel provides 4 to 5 fresh titles per month for kids and 6 to 10 new anime titles quarterly, targeting 15+year old viewers, and is available in Japanese and Korean (only in Korea). Animax Korea has also previously produced its own IP competitive content, from animation to kids’ entertainment shows.
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