Neon Alley

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Neon Alley
Type Online stream of anime programming
Genre Anime
Founded October 2, 2012
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Area served United States
Parent Viz Media
Website http://www.neonalley.com/

Neon Alley is an American digital anime channel run by Viz Media. The service started as a 24-hour web channel dedicated to showing English dubbed anime series in uncut and uncensored formats. It later evolved into a streaming service showcasing both dubbed and subtitled releases. The service launched in October 2012 for PlayStation 3 and was later made available for Xbox 360, PC and Mac.

History[edit]

Neon Alley was first announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2012 on July 13, 2012, where it was announced for streaming via the PlayStation 3 video game console in North America for a monthly subscription fee.[1] The service launched on October 2, 2012.[2] Along with various series such as Naruto and Death Note, the channel has premieres of newly dubbed series, as well as anime movies and live action movies.[3] The service was later made available for Xbox 360 via Xbox Live from February 12, 2013.[4] At Anime Expo 2013, they announced the service will be available on the PC and Mac.[5] They also announced a new feature where subscribers will catch on their shows on the service.

It was announced on February 11, 2014 that Neon Alley will discontinue its livestream format and transition to become a free On-Demand service for those living in the United States. Series will be streamed through their website or through Internet connected devices on Hulu. [6][7] The change took effect on April 1. Following the relaunch, as a direct result of migrating to Hulu, viewers living in Canada lost access to Neon Alley; a plan for the service to re-enter has not yet been announced,[8] and concern has been raised that this will in fact never happen.[9]

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English dub premieres[edit]

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