VIZ Media Acquires Rights to One-Punch Man Anime
VIZ Media has teamed with VIZ Media Europe S.A.R.L., and Anime Consortium Japan Inc., to jointly announce the acquisition of the multi-territory media distribution rights for the anime series, One-Punch Man.
Announced earlier this year, the One-Punch Man anime is based on a bestselling manga series, created by writer ONE and artist Yusuke Murata, about an average-guy-turned-superhero who packs quite the punch! Three content distribution companies will join force to manage the digital distribution, home media, merchandise, and TV rights to the newly produced anime series for their respective territories.
- VIZ Media will manage the master license for One-Punch Man in North America, Latin America and Oceania, as well as stream the series in the U.S.
- VIZ Media Europe will oversee & stream the property for EMEA, including Russia
- In addition, ACJ will stream the subtitled version of the program in all above territories
Additional details about availability will be forthcoming.
VIZ Media also publishes the One-Punch Man manga series under its Shonen Jump imprint.