Animax Now Offering Video on Demand

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Kuala Lumpur (26 November 2013) – What better way to enjoy anime than at your own convenience, anytime, anywhere and on any device?

Understanding these needs, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia and Astro are proud to roll out Asia’s very first Animax On Demand service offering the latest and best anime titles on demand to anime fans in Malaysia!

Animax On Demand is a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service that enables customers to enjoy their favourite anime series, free of commercials, at their convenience.

“As Asia’s anime specialist, we have long aspired to offer access to great anime programming anytime and anywhere to fans. Our collaboration with Astro on Animax On Demand, allows us to deliver on that, bringing not just the newest and most exciting anime to our viewers in Malaysia, but also enabling them to enjoy these shows in the way that they like,” said Ang Hui Keng, Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television.

“We are delighted to provide fans with Animax On Demand that gives them the latest anime as early as two weeks from the first premiere broadcast in Japan as well as the ability to watch whole series of their favourite Animax titles anytime, anywhere all in the original Japanese audio with Malay subtitles or their choice of Malay audio,” said Agnes Kim Rozario, Vice President, Content Group, Astro.

Brand new anime series which are currently airing in Japan include the latest blockbuster anime titles such as college romance series Golden Time, vampire themed Strike The Blood, as well as the post-apocalyptic Arpeggio of Blue Steel.

In addition, Animax On Demand provides access to hundreds of episodes of other anime series. These include recent hits like Hyperdimension Neptunia TV Animation, Brothers Conflict and Mushibugyo, and favourites like D’Grayman, Toradora!, Kamisama Kiss, Full Metal Panic – The Second Raid, Jormungand, Hyouka, Btooom!, Arcana Famiglia, My Bride is a Mermaid and many more, with new titles being introduced each month.

Animax On Demand is available to customers with a connected Astro PVR, and Astro On-The-Go customers who have linked their accounts. No matter where they may be, subscribers can get their anime fix with Animax On Demand.

Animax On Demand is now available for subscription to all in Malaysia via Astro On-The-Go’s online and mobile application. The monthly fee for subscription to Animax On Demand is RM12.00 and detailed information including instructions to subscribe are available at www.astro.com.my/animaxondemand.

Wait no more for the latest and best anime programs! Subscribe now and enjoy your favourite anime anytime, anywhere, only with Animax On Demand!

For more on Animax On Demand, see www.astro.com.my/animaxondemand.