Following its recent success in the portable community with the release of its anime titles on UMD, Geneon Ent. has expanded into the ever-growing world of podcasting. Featuring trailers and television commercials that include the popular superhero series VIEWTIFUL JOE and the gritty samurai series SAMURAI CHAMPLOO, Geneon Ent. will be adding three new podcast streams each week on iTunes, and will soon expand the content to include behind-the-scenes features, sneak previews and exclusive footage only available through the podcast.
The success of our anime titles on others portable formats, such as the PSP, has proven that our fan base is technologically adept and hungry for us to expand our content into other venues, said Yosuke Kobayashi, president/ceo, Geneon Ent. This is a great opportunity to plug fans directly into the information pipeline with an automatic showcase of exciting new anime properties. Were thrilled to be able to serve the devoted anime community by keeping up with the latest technologies.
Differing from a normal download or real-time streaming by offering new content automatically delivered to subscribers, the companys podcasts are available at iTunes by searching for Geneon Ent.
A leading supplier of Japanese animation in North America, Geneon Ent. (USA) Inc. (www.geneonanimation.com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment content including film, music, animation and television shows on DVD and CD. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Geneon Ent.s parent company is Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu Inc.
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