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Crunchyroll acquires Right Stuf

Crunchyroll, the subscription-based anime streaming service, announced on Thursday that they bought online anime retailer Right Stuf. From Crunchyroll: The news is out! We’re delighted to announce that Right Stuf, one of the world’s leading online anime superstores, has officially joined the Crunchyroll family. Expanding Crunchyroll’s eCommerce offerings, the acquisition aims to serve anime fans …

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Going to Otakon alongside COVID-19 anti-vaxxers is dumb

Going to Otakon alongside COVID-19 anti-vaxxers is dumb - Bent Corner

Otakon, the annual convention dedicated to celebrating Asian pop culture, is this weekend, August 6 – 8, in Washington D.C. Organizers aren’t allowing a little thing like a deadly, highly contagious virus to get in the way. Asian culture isn’t going to celebrate itself damn it! Masks will be “required,” and a “no contact, real-time, …

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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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