Anime Network to Simulcast Phi-Brain ~ Kami No Puzzle Online

Oct 31st 2011

HOUSTON, TX — October 31, 2011 — Broadcast and digital distributor Anime Network announced today the acquisition of the all new action/puzzle anime Phi-Brain - Kami no Puzzle for their streaming service, Anime Network Online.

Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Sgt. Frog) and animation studio Sunrise (Cowboy Bebop, Big O) introduce a world rife with mystery, one where nearly everyone seeks the ultimate puzzle to solve, and where the deadliest game must be played to find the ultimate truth in Phi-Brain - Kami no Puzzle!

Starting Friday, November 4th, Episodes 1 to 5 will be released daily online at 4 PM Eastern to catch up to the release of Episode 6 on Wednesday, November 9th. New episodes will be available every Wednesday. Each episode will also be available on the free, ad-supported Hulu service, as well as the Hulu Plus subscription service, within 24 hours. Distribution on additional services and platforms will follow in 2012.

ABOUT THE SERIES
Kaito Daimon is a puzzle solving machine. So much is his mastery over all that is perplexing, that he suddenly becomes entwined in a lethal game of Riddle Me This. The contender? A deadly Philosopher's Puzzle, the creation of a sinister group named POG. Along with his "friend" Nanoha, he is pulled into a world of mysteries, where failing to find the solution could mean taking his last breath. Solving the puzzle is only the beginning of Kaito's problems in Phi-Brain - Kami no Puzzle!

WHERE:
Anime Network Online: www.theanimenetwork.com
Hulu and Hulu Plus: www.hulu.com/network/anime-network

RELEASE SCHEDULE:
Wednesdays at 4 PM Eastern on Anime Network Online;
available on Hulu and Hulu Plus within 24-hours.

  • Ep 1 - Friday, 11/4
  • Ep 2 - Saturday, 11/5
  • Ep 3 - Sunday, 11/6
  • Ep 4 - Monday, 11/7
  • Ep 5 - Tuesday, 11/8
  • Ep 6 - Wednesday, 11/9
  • Ep 7 - Wednesday, 11/16
  • and so forth... All 25 episodes will be available to Guest Users.

    ABOUT ANIME NETWORK
    Anime Network is a leading broadcast and digital distributor of Japanese animation and Asian cinema in North America. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Anime Network was founded in 2002 and launched as one of the first VOD networks on most major cable providers. Anime Network's mission is to bring the best in anime programming to every household in North America. In addition to our VOD network, consumers can access our Online Streaming Service on our official website. This dynamic website, featuring an ever growing anime community, includes a subscription service that mirrors the VOD network and allows viewers to catch up on episodes they may have missed on broadcast.


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