Float Left Interactive and FUNimation Team Up to Bring the Latest and Best Anime to Roku
JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Float Left Interactive, a leader in Roku Channel development and FUNimation Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (Nasdaq: NAVR) and the market share leader for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States, announced today that the FUNimation Channel is now available on the Roku Digital Video Player.
“This partnership complements the strengths of each company involved, we look forward to working with the Float Left Interactive team to bring the most current and best Anime to Roku.” said Gen Fukunaga, President and CEO of FUNimation Entertainment.
With the addition of Roku to their existing smart phone, tablet, and upcoming Samsung Smart TV application, FUNimation is expanding the way anime fans can enjoy their favorite anime programming.
Elite Subscribers to the FUNimation channel will have instant access to thousands of the
top anime episodes, commercial-free, in HD, and with new releases available the same day as DVD
and Blu-Ray. Non-subscribers can watch select episodes for free.
The FUNimation Roku Channel can be downloaded for free from the Roku Channel Store.
About FUNimation Entertainment
FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading anime company in North America. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands. They manage a full spectrum of rights for most of their brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit www.funimation.com.
About Float Left Interactive
Float Left Interactive is a leading provider of OTT (Over-the-Top) video solutions enabling content distributors to monetize and captivate their audience across today’s leading Internet-connected devices. Float Left Interactive’s managed, end-to-end solution, which includes Smart TV application development, video management and monetization tools, removes the complexities of multi-screen distribution and allows content owners to focus solely on securing prime content. For more information about Float Left Interactive, visit www.floatleftinteractive.com.
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