News Joost Streams Legal, Subbed Naruto, Death Note for Free (Updated)
posted on 2008-09-23 13:05 EDT
The American anime distributor Viz Media and the Joost online video service have announced that Joost is streaming legal, English-subtitled episodes of Naruto and Death Note for free in the United States, with Bleach coming soon. The first 20 subtitled episodes of Naruto, all 37 subtitled episodes of Death Note, and dubbed episodes of Blue Dragon, Zatch Bell, and MÄR have already been posted, with more episodes being added regularly. The service also features the 2003 Astro Boy series from Sony; Cosmo Warrior Zero, Gun Frontier and Ikki Tousen from Gong, and news coverage from ANNtv. The site requires user registration and a plug-in on some computer configurations.
The competing Hulu online video service has also announced today that it has begun streaming anime from Viz, Funimation, and Gong.
Update: Joost also has video streams of the Izumo and Saiyuki anime series.
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