Tubi TV partners with Sentai Filmworks to bring free anime to viewers
It's free, but you'll have to watch ads
Tubi TV will be streaming the latest anime for free, thanks to a new partnership, announced today, with Sentai Filmworks. In addition to new anime, the service plans to also air a number of classic anime series as well.
The deal enables Sentai Filmworks' anime library to stream on Tubi TV on connected platforms including Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Samsung televisions, in addition to iOS and Android mobile devices and the web.
The deal includes
- Two titles that will stream just two days after airing in Japan: Onigiri and RIN-NE 2
- Three that will stream 15 days after airing in Japan: Bakuon!!, Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless and Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
- One title that will air 31 days after Japan: Flying Witch
In addition, many enduring classic TV series will be available to stream on demand: Angel Beats, Gatchaman, Mezzo, Bodacious Space Pirates, Persona 4: The Animation, Clannad, Clannad After Story and Dream Eater Merry.
Tubi TV has partnerships with more than 200 content producers, including MGM, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures and Starz Digital. A company called adRise, a content distribution and monetization platform, will be providing advertising to pay for the programming.