VIZ Media Brings High Seas Anime Pirate Series One Piece To Neon Alley
VIZ Media continues the digital anime convergence as it announces that Toei Animation has licensed the celebrated pirate anime action/adventure series, One Piece, for broadcast on Neon Alley, the new 24-hour anime channel VIZ Media is launching this Fall exclusively to the Playstation Network and the PS3 game console. Episodes to air on Neon Alley will be presented uncut and with dubbed English dialogue.
Neon Alley, featuring the world’s best anime titles all dubbed and uncut in English and presented in HD (when available), is the first platform designed to be studio agnostic, with a diverse array of titles from other leading anime producers and distributors. Programming will include weekly exclusive premieres of hit titles fans love, alongside a mix of new, cutting edge titles they didn’t know they were missing. Neon Alley will be a subscription-based service, subsidized with limited commercial advertising to keep the launch price to consumers at a low $6.99 per month.
One Piece is based on a massively popular manga series created by Eiichiro Oda, that is also published in North America by VIZ Media.
In the venerable anime adventure, Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth – the Legendary One Piece!