Anime Limited

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Anime Limited
Private
IndustryMultimedia entertainment
GenreAnime
FoundedGlasgow, Scotland (2012)
FounderAndrew Partridge
Headquarters,
Area served
United Kingdom, Ireland, France
Key people
Andrew Partridge
Websitewww.alltheanime.com

Anime Limited, also known as All the Anime is a British anime distribution company based in Glasgow, Scotland. It releases anime for British, Irish, French and other European audiences.[1][2] The company was established in 2012 by Andrew Partridge, best known from his role in Scotland Loves Anime.[2] The company releases both old and new anime titles.[1][2]

From 2015 to 2018, Anime Limited served as the distributors for Funimation in the British Isles.[3]

History[edit]

On 14 December 2012, Kazé UK representative and Scotland Loves Anime director Andrew Partridge launched the social media and website for Anime Limited, and stated that he would be launching a new anime distribution company in 2013, with a focus on collector style home video releases, and "[developing] a theatrical market for Japanese animation" in the British market.[4] After reaching 1000 likes on its Facebook page, on 22 December 2012, Anime Limited announced its first title acquisition, Cowboy Bebop, with a home video release scheduled for Q3 2013.[5]

On 4 October 2013, Anime Limited announced that it had partnered with French streaming service Wakanim to launch the UK version of the site, with Anime Limited's catalogue being made available on the service.[6]

In March 2014, Kazé founder Cédric Littardi and Anime Limited established @Anime, the French division of Anime Limited, with the first titles being released in September 2014.[7]

On 17 July 2017, Viceland UK launched a block of late night anime in partnership with Anime Limited.[8]

On 25 October 2019, Anime Limited announced that select titles would be available for streaming on Channel 4's All 4 service as "100 Hours of Anime".[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us – alltheanime". All the Anime. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Osmond, Andrew (14 December 2012). "Interview: Andrew Partridge talks about Anime Limited". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  3. ^ Osmond, Andrew (13 May 2016). "Anime Limited to Distribute Funimation Titles". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. ^ Osmond, Andrew (14 December 2012). "New UK Anime Distribution Company Launching in 2013". Anime News Network. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  5. ^ Wolf, Ian (22 December 2012). "Anime Limited Announce First Release: Cowboy Bebop DVD & Blu-Ray". Anime UK News. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  6. ^ Osmond, Andrew (4 October 2013). "New U.K. Anime Online Broadcaster Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  7. ^ "@Anime, nouveau label d'animation en France !" (in French). Manga-News. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  8. ^ https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-06-20/viceland-channel-announces-late-night-anime-block/.117730
  9. ^ Wolf, Ian (25 October 2019). "All4 Now Streaming TV Anime and OVAs". Anime UK News. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

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