GDH and TV Bank to Provide Popular Anime Programs to Yahoo! Streaming

Jul 26th 2007
Selected anime to be streamed on
special feature channel - "Horror & Urban Legend Fest"
2007.07.26
GDH K.K. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Shinichiro Ishikawa, Securities Code: TSE Mothers 3755, hereafter GDH) and TV Bank Corporation (Head Office: Mitnato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masayoshi Son, hereafter TV Bank) have agreed to stream GONZO K.K. animations (Head Office: Nerima-ku, Tokyo, Managing Director: Junji Fujita, hereafter GONZO) and animations that GDH aggregates from other companies on Yahoo! Streaming's special feature channel "Horror & Urban Legend Fest."

Yahoo! Streaming is the video streaming site within Yahoo! Japan, a major portal site with a monthly page viewing rate of approximately 40 billion. GDH will aggregate all anime titles for the "Horror & Urban Legend Fest." This special feature is an annual summer event which focuses on the horror and suspense genre. This year's extensive content selection for the "Horror & Urban Legend Fest" will include videos posted by users telling scary stories, nationwide maps of haunted houses, and a "Find your horror character" game. GDH will provide 12 animation programs including GONZO and other studio's titles as well as independent creators' works to TV Bank. These contents will be available free of charge with advertisements while also inviting viewers to view the fee-based contents available on the wider Yahoo! Streaming site.

GDH and TV Bank will build on this collaboration and jointly increase their efforts to promote the streaming of animation on Yahoo! Japan, thereby catering to the needs of a diverse spectrum of users.

GDH will continue to deliver a wide variety of high quality contents for broadband distribution from GONZO's portfolio as well as partners' library assets and new releases.



- Higurashi: When They Cry (provided by BANDAI CHANNEL CO., LTD.)
- Humanoid Monster Bem (old version) (provided by ASATSU-DK INC.)
- Humanoid Monster Bem (new version) (provided by NIHON AD SYSTEMS, Inc.)
- XXXHOLiC (provided by BMG JAPAN,INC.)
- Geobreeders: [File-X] "Get Back The Kitty" (provided by Victor Entertainment, Inc.)
- GEOBREEDERS THE MOVIE「File-XX」"BREAKTHROUGH" (provided by Victor Entertainment, Inc.)
- Wrath of the Ninja - The Yōtōden movie (digest version) (provided by Victor Entertainment, Inc.)
- RED GARDEN (provided by GDH K.K.)
- Hell Girl (provided by SKY Perfect Well Think, Co. Ltd.)
- Hell Girl Season 2 (provided by SKY Perfect Well Think, Co. Ltd.)
- Ghost Hunt (provided by Marvelous Entertainment Inc.)
- Gakkō no Kowai Uwasa: Hanako san ga kita!! (provided by Amuse, Inc.)

*The lineup is subject to change.


[About TV Bank Corporation]
TV Bank was co-established by SOFTBANK Corporation and Yahoo! Japan Corporation. It provides free-of-charge contents to be streamed on Yahoo! Streaming and develops and operates video streaming systems.


[About "Horror & Urban Legend Fest"]
Yahoo! Streaming brings to you again this summer, a selection of scary videos including horror movies, TV drama, animations, and ghost stories told by TV personality Junji Inagawa. Posted videos of scary stories and information about haunted houses throughout Japan are sure to give you a chill on a sweltering summer night!


[About GDH K.K.]
GDH is a globally-focused Japanese media company founded in February 2000. The group produces cutting edge entertainment for teens and young adults through its GONZO animation brand. Kids and family product is distributed through the GONZO FILMS and GONZINO brands.
GDH is a world leader in content development targeting both domestic and international audiences with Japan's trend-setting animation culture and, usually, GDH controls licensing management and international distribution for the content it produces.
For additional information, visit www.G.D.H.co.jp/english (for GDH) and www.gonzo.co.jp (for GONZO - Japanese only).
GDH group companies include GONZO Rosso K.K., GONZO K.K., Future Vision Music K.K., GONZINO K.K., GDH Capital K.K. and GK Entertainment K.K.
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