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Anime Beans App Launches 2 More 'Vertical' Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler
Rebranded app also launches with Meshi Numa., 'Moshi Moshi, Terumi desu.'

Production I.G's "Tate Anime" (Vertical Anime) app relaunched on Friday under the new title Anime Beans. It launched four new series, including anime adaptations of Aco Momota's 15-sai, Kyō Kara Dōsei Hajimemasu. (15 Years Old, Living Together Starting Today) and Takuhei's Caramel Honey manga. A visual for the 15-sai, Kyō Kara Dōsei Hajimemasu. anime is the first image below, while the Caramel Honey manga is shown below that.

The other two new titles, as previously announced, will be adaptations of Amidamuku's Meshi Numa. and Etsuko Mizusawa's Moshi Moshi, Terumi desu. (Hello, this is Terumi.) manga. The staff shared a visual for Meshi Numa. and Shogakukan's Big Comics label posted the first two episodes of Moshi Moshi, Terumi desu. on YouTube.

Anime Beans is offering 26 "vertical" anime works, including anime offered by Tate Anime and the four titles above. The app also offers 10 anime from other anime from I.G Port studios. These titles include include Attack on Titan and Welcome to the Ballroom, and they are presented in the traditional horizontal style.

Production I.G launched the Tate Anime app in June 2017 and it ended service on May 31. The app offered short (about three-minute) anime that update on weekdays, and each series had 10 episodes. The new anime were presented vertically for smartphones.

The app previously allowed users to view video in exchange for points, but the new system on Anime Beans will offer all episodes for free on a rotating basis — the user can pay to see all the episodes or wait until the episode they want is available.

Source: Anime! Anime! (仲瀬 コウタロウ)

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