Sentai Filmworks Acquires Streaming Rights for Pop Team Epic Specials


Source: Sentai Filmworks
Summary:

Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the streaming rights to the Pop Team Epic TV special. The publisher will stream the episode on HIDIVE for users in the following regions:


  • United States
  • Canada
  • the UK
  • Ireland
  • South Africa
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Belize
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela


Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the streaming rights to the Pop Team Epic TV special. The publisher will stream the episode on HIDIVE for users in the following regions:


  • United States
  • Canada
  • the UK
  • Ireland
  • South Africa
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Belize
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sentai Filmworks Set to Unleash More Wild Irreverence with “Pop Team Epic” Special

HOUSTON, TX, March 27, 2019 – Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired streaming rights to two special episodes of Pop Team Epic, 2018’s irreverent break-out hit that shot a middle finger at convention.  Sentai Filmworks is partnering with HIDIVE, the premier anime streaming service, to bring the Pop Team Epic specials and the meme-worthy antics of Popuko and Pipimi to audiences in the United States, Canada, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Kamikazedouga (Batman Ninja, Amanatsu) will produce the special. Jun Aoki (Oshiruko – The Summertime Mischief) will provide the series composition while Aoi Umeki (who also worked on Hanebado!) is in charge of the storyboards, and both have returned to direct the series.

The series will be available from Sentai Filmworks via HIDIVE for the Spring 2019 simulcast season.

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About Sentai Filmworks, LLC
Sentai Filmworks is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing, and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Offering thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms, Sentai is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include MADE IN ABYSSLand of the LustrousMONSTER MUSUME Everyday Life with Monster Girls and Parasyte -the maxim-, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Bloom Into You, Revue Starlight and DEVILS’ LINE, as well as classic anime series such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes and The Big O. For more information, visitwww.sentaifilmworks.com.

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