Home grown subscription video-on-demand, dimsum, continues to expand its content offering today with the addition of new Japanese animation content partner, Ani-One.
The partnership announcement was made at the Toys, Anime, Games & Comic Con (TAGCC) event, Mid Valley Exhibition Centre. dimsum is proud to be the first regional partner of Ani-One, an anime channel featuring popular Japanese animated movies and series from some of the most in-demand action-thrilling titles.
dimsum subscribers can now watch Infini-T Force, HIMOUTO! UMARUCHAN, HIMOUTO! UMARUCHAN R, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma – The Second Plate, OVERLORD 2, Tales of Zestitia the X, Saga of Tanya The Evil, ALL OUT!! and more.
Infini-T Force is a crossover anime featuring four main superheroes Gatchaman, Casshan, Hurricane Polymar and Tekkaman; Himouto! Umaru-chan is a story about an extremely layabout high-school girl; Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma follows a boy in his struggle to become the best chef; OVERLORD is a dark fantasy that begins when a popular online game quietly shuts down one day; Tales of Zestitia the X follows the transformation of a young human into a powerful “Shepherd”; and Saga of Tanya The Evil, a battle between a reincarnated young soldier and a self-proclaimed god.
Among them, Himouto! Umaru-chan won the “Best Rookie Actress” while Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma won the “Best Actor in a Leading Role” at the 10th Seiyu Awards. Other award-winning series include “Light Novel Series” OVERLORD in the 2016 Sugoi Japan Award.
“There is a huge demand for Anime content in the region and our focus is to offer choices and fresh entertainment to our subscribers. With that in mind, partnering with Ani-One proved to be the right fit for dimsum as Ani-One gives subscribers the chance to delve into a new genre and enjoy the best of Japanese animation”, said Lam Swee Kim, Chief Marketing Officer of dimsum.
Ms.Belinda Ngoh, Licensing Director for Singapore and Malaysia of Ani-One commented: “Malaysia is the first country of Ani-One launched outside Hong Kong. We are very delighted and treasure to partner with dimsum who is making waves in the Video On Demand space in Malaysia and eventually the region, as it offers Japanese anime fans a whole new and convenient way to watch animation. With colourful graphics, vibrant characters and fantastical themes, we believe everyone on dimsum will really enjoy Ani-One anime.”
During the 2-day event on the 7th (Saturday) and 8th (Sunday) of April 2018 from 10am to 10pm at TAGCC, participants are welcomed to visit the dimsum booth to find out more about the anime content, participate in various activities and get a chance to win exclusive prizes.
dimsum is currently available in Malaysia and Brunei, accessible via Chromecast, Apple AirPlay and Samsung Smart TV. Download dimsum application today from Apple App Store or Google Play Store or stream directly from dimsum.my at a subscription price of RM15 a month. All new subscribers will enjoy 30 days of free access. For more information, visit dimsum.my, dimsum official Facebook (facebook.com/dimsum.my) or Instagram (@dimsum.my).
Source: The Star ( Apr 19, 2018 )