- Sulena Majumdar Arora
Asia’s leading entertainment network, announced its expansion to India with the launch of Animax on JioTV as a part of JioTV Specials. By fans’ popular demand on social media and community petitions, viewers in India can now enjoy an endless stream of the best of Japanese anime, including the latest and classic anime titles anytime, anywhere. The super-app of entertainment – JioTV is India’s largest streaming platform with 900+ channels in 16+ languages spanning 12 genres. This partnership amplifies KC Global Media’s footprint in India through
JioTV’s extensive customer base and the country’s rising demand for anime content, as well as the growing Japanese pop-culture fan communities for anime, manga, and more.
Andy Kaplan, Co-Founder and Chairman of KC Global Media said, “India has been a key market for growth with its strong demand and adaption for digital-first and OTT content for TV audiences, and this will continue to grow as it drives towards 5G.
With its inclusive curation of the biggest anime titles, Animax offers popular genres for action, romance, horror, supernatural, sci-fi, and comedy, entertaining anime fans through the years in more than 38.8 million homes across 14 territories in Asia. Fans in India can now tune in to enjoy award-winning anime action series like Golden Gumay, Naruto, Kuroko’s Basketball - Gintama.
All content from Animax will be streamed in their original Japanese audio and accompanied by English subtitles.
KC Global Media Entertainment LLC is a global multi-media company based in the United States. KC Global Media Asia (KCGM Asia) is Asia's leading entertainment hub, it boasts an impressive portfolio of premium pay-TV channels in South-East Asia and Korea, including English-language general entertainment network AXN, anime channel Animax, South Korea's ONE and Japanese entertainment channel. KCGM Asia is paving the way for a new standard of entertainment in Asia and beyond.
Animax is Asia's leading destination for Japanese anime and offers a wide variety of programmes from popular genres such as action, romance, horror, supernatural, sci-fi, comedy and slice-of-life. Hit series include, Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, Black Clover, Naruto, Kuroko’s Basketball and more.