Olympusat's FUNimation Channel is changing its name to TOKU
West Palm Beach, FL – December 18, 2015 - Olympusat, Inc., announces today that the new name for the FUNimation Channel is TOKU. This is an effort to reflect the channel's evolving programming strategy as more viewers watch TOKU. TOKU will “BE REANIMATED”, but continue to deliver Asian anime series and expand its catalog with a variety of highly rated Asian movies in the Live Action, Grindhouse and Independent genres that will showcase popular titles such as Ichi the Killer, Hansel & Gretel, The Machine Girl, Ladies vs. The Butler, and many more.
“We are very excited to bring our viewers more live action and anime titles than ever with TOKU. The network will feature programming from all over Asia, and will also include fan favorites and cult classics,” stated Tom Mohler, CEO of Olympusat.
TOKU is the abbreviated version of the word Tokusatsu, which is the Japanese term for Live Action, in which TOKU will bring plenty of it to the table. Aside from Live action, Toku will also feature the most sought after Asian Anime titles and Cult Classics.
TOKU is available through various operators such as Xfinity On Demand and AT&T U-Verse 24/7 (ch. 1484).
About Olympusat, Inc.
Olympusat, Inc. is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 100+ SD and HD Spanish and English language television networks. Olympusat's networks include the top-rated Spanish-language movie channel Cine Mexicano and the newly introduced Ultra HD Plex. The company also delivers a distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.
As a part of Olympusat's industry-leading efforts, the company has recently launched a best in class, white label and turnkey OTT solution – VEMOX. VEMOX is currently available in the United States and Latin America in partnership with Viaccess-Orca.
For more information on Olympusat's brands and services, visit us at www.olympusat.com.
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