"Gurren Lagann" Jump Starts New Broadband Broadcasts
Broadcasts of Gurren Lagann will inaugurate The Anime Network’s new ad-supported broadband service (available at www.theanimenetworkonline.com) beginning today, the company says. The channel also says it plans to use the broadband service to regularly broadcast series that have not yet been released to home video in North America. Such series will be shown in Japanese with English subtltles.
The new service, which had a beta launch in November, will feature five or more new episodes rotating through every Thursday. Series scheduled for broadcast include Rahxephon, Saiyuki, Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy, and Kurau Phantom Memory.
The streaming content is free but requires Flash 9 player and Java Script to view. At this time Anime Network’s Internet offerings are restricted to the US and Canada.
[Source: The Anime Network]
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