Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Viki launches dedicated Anime channel on YouTube and feat. Tezuka Anime Channel

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Viki Teams with YouTube to Bring Top Tezuka Anime to Fans Around the

Philippines, September 12, 2012 – Viki today launched a new Tezuka anime channel on
YouTube featuring hundreds of hours of free anime.

Through this new premium channel, fans around the globe will now have access to top Tezuka
anime titles with subtitles in their preferred languages.

For the first time, Viki will power subtitles in multiple languages on YouTube using their
Application Programming Interface (API). Videos on YouTube will automatically pull crowd-
sourced subtitles/captions powered by Viki’s community of avid fans.

With nearly 250 million words translated, Viki’s new anime channel brings an integrated subtitle
source to YouTube, creating access to a whole new audience for premium Japanese anime
content with top titles from Tezuka such as Astro Boy, Black Jack 21 and Kimba, The White Lion.

Top 10 Titles from Tezuka

About Viki
Viki is a global TV site with TV shows, movies and other premium content, translated into more
than 150 languages by a community of avid fans. With over 1 billion videos viewed and more

than 250 million words translated, Viki uniquely brings global prime-time entertainment to
new audiences and unlocks new markets and revenue opportunities for content owners. In
2011, Viki announced $20M in Series B funding from strategic investors include BBC Worldwide
and SK Planet, a subsidiary of SK Telecom; as well as from existing investors Greylock Partners,
Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures and Neoteny Labs, among others.


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