Funimation Entertainment and Netflix to Stream Hundreds of Hours of Anime

Oct 1st 2010
FLOWER MOUND, Tex. (October 1, 2010) – Netflix, Inc. and FUNimation Entertainment announced today a non-exclusive agreement through which 15 million Netflix members in the United States and Canada can instantly watch hundreds of hours of anime beginning today. The material will be available to stream from Netflix for a limited time.

Among the more than 30 anime series that are now available to watch instantly at Netflix under the new agreement are Afro Samurai, Basilisk, Claymore, Fruits Basket, Fullmetal Alchemist, Gunslinger Girl, Mushi-Shi, Samurai 7, Witchblade and animated and live-action feature-length films like Vexille, Origin and Ichi in HD.

“We have offered our titles for rental through Netflix for years but this is the first time we have made our content available for streaming on the service,” said Mario Rodriguez, Senior Brand Manager. “We are offering more anime content than anyone else and we will be expanding that list over time. It's part of our overall strategy to offer consumers our content to watch when, where and how they want to.”

For only $8.99 a month, Netflix members can instantly watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streamed to their TVs and computers via devices capable of streaming from Netflix.

About Netflix
With more than 15 million members in the United States and Canada, Netflix, Inc., [Nasdaq: NFLX] is the world's leading Internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows. For $8.99 a month, Netflix members in the U.S. can instantly watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streaming right to their TVs and computers and can receive unlimited DVDs delivered quickly to their homes. In Canada, streaming unlimited movies and TV shows from Netflix is available for $7.99 a month. There are never any due dates or late fees with Netflix.

Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are Microsoft's Xbox 360, Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PS3 consoles; Blu-ray disc players from Best Buy's Insignia brand, LG and Samsung; Internet TVs from LG, Samsung, Sony and VIZIO; the Roku digital video player and TiVo digital video recorders; and Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. All of these devices are available in the U.S. and a growing number are available in Canada. For more information, visit http://www.netflix.com.

About FUNimation Entertainment
FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, is the leading company for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit www.funimation.com.

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