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FUNimation Channel Continues Expansion

Press Release from FUNimation Channel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 11 -- The FUNimation(R) Channel continues to make great strides in distribution across the nation for both the FUNimation Channel, the top 24/7 anime network and FUNimation Anime, a programming product for both free and pay-per-view video on demand.

FUNimation Anime is now available on Comcast, giving Comcast digital cable customers two ways to access hours of FUNimation Anime at any time and on demand. Comcast customers can scroll to The Cutting Edge folder for the latest free on demand content as well as the Movies & Events folder -- which provides unprecedented sneak peek access to brands before the release on DVD.

FUNimation Anime under Movies and Events this month includes hit title D. GRAY-MAN, fan favorites DEVIL MAY CRY, XXXHOLIC and TSUBUSA: RESERVOIR CHRONICLE movies and original video animations. Over the summer come back for more pre-release pay-per-view access to VIZ Media series such as HONEY & CLOVER and NANA along with HEROIC AGE, ROMEO X JULIET, MURDER PRINCESS -- and more. FUNimation Anime series available under The Cutting Edge include top signature shows including OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB, AQUARION, MUSHI-SHI, BLACK BLOOD BROTHERS and many more. New series and programs are added weekly, offering viewers a fresh selection and the latest hits.

The FUNimation Channel is committed to showcasing one of the largest channel libraries of anime in the U.S. across both FUNimation Anime and the 24/7 FUNimation Channel. Additional top series recently added to the 24/7 channel also include titles like JYU-OH-SEI, HUNTER + HUNTER, and BUSO RENKIN. The linear channel is available nationwide on Verizon FiOS TV on channel 262 and several independent operators across the country. Select series are also on a pay-per-view basis on Dish Network On Demand Turbo HD.

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About the FUNimation Channel

The FUNimation Channel was conceived as a vehicle to expose a wider audience to the unique storytelling style and graceful animation inherent in the Japanese style of animation. In addition, it provides anime and entertainment fans direct access to FUNimation Entertainment's exclusive portfolio of leading anime titles as well as top titles from other U.S. anime companies. FUNimation Channel via OlympuSAT offers video providers across the nation the FUNimation Channel linear feed as well as top syndicated & multiplatform transactional programming branded as FUNimation Anime.

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