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Funimation to buy Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion

Funimation to buy Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion - Bent Corner

Anime streaming service Funimation has reached an agreement to buy competitor anime streaming service Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion in cash. Sony Pictures and Sony Music own Funimation. AT&T currently owns Crunchyroll. Sony and AT&T have been in talks for some time now to make this purchase a reality. AT&T has a lot of long-term debt ($153.39 …

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Sony in talks to buy Crunchyroll for $957 million

Sony in talks to buy Crunchyroll for $957 million

Sony Corp is in final talks with AT&T to buy U.S. anime streaming service Crunchyroll. The offer is reportedly for 100 billion yen ($957 million). That’s a lot of money for an American based anime streaming service. Sony already owns a U.S. based streaming service. Funimation is a competitor of Crunchyroll and Sony owns 95% of …

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Baltimore Comic-Con cancels 2020 event

Organizers for the Baltimore Comic-Con announced yesterday that this year’s event scheduled for October 23 – 25 is canceled. Anyone who purchased tickets to the 2020 Baltimore Comic-Con will have their tickets automatically converted to tickets for next year’s event. What if you want a refund? Good luck with that. From the official Baltimore Comic-Con …

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