Animax is a South Korean television channel operated under the joint venture between Sony Pictures Television & YG Entertainment. Since its launch on April 29, 2006, it primarily shows Japanese animated TV series and films for most of time, but also shows South Korean animated TV series under the South Korean regulations. Originally an exclusive channel to SkyLife satellite television subscribers, it made debut on the other platform when it launched on KT's IPTV service Olleh TV.
Since its launch, it is first version of Animax to use the second logo (the solid blue one),
which is still in use in South Korea.