For the past two years, Crunchyroll and Funimation have been sharing anime broadcasts via a cross-licensing deal. Variety reports that agreement is over. Bummer.
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Amazon recently introduced a little chaos into the world of anime streaming. Anime Strike, which launched earlier this year, is taking heat from anime fans for disturbing the harmony viewers finally reached with English-language streaming services. It's made a mess of the streaming ecosphere, and was (for me) pricey to boot. But despite consumers' somewhat unfavourable responses to it, it may become an unavoidable expense for many anime fans in the coming months.
In the U.S., we aren't quite in a united state of anime. According to a new graph published by anime streaming service Crunchyroll, half of America is in agreement over its favourite anime right now, while the other half's tastes are pretty scattered.
Today, anime streaming services Crunchyroll and Funimation announced their new title-sharing partnership.