Major anime titles to go online at Jaman.com (Mania.com)

By:Rob M. Worley
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008

From a press release

San Mateo, Calif. - September 16, 2008 - Jaman.com, a leading global community and online destination for quality entertainment, announced a deal today to distribute film and episodic content from Starz Media's Manga Entertainment, one of the premiere distributors of anime.  This deal includes some of the genre's most popular titles and significantly bolsters Jaman's library of high-quality entertainment from around the world.

Among the Manga Entertainment titles that are now available for download at Jaman.com are: 'Ghost in the Shell', considered one of the most influential and visionary animated films of all time; 'Robotech', the landmark anime series made popular in the United States in the 1980s, and other well-known series such as 'Astro Boy', 'Street Fighter II V', 'Noein', 'Karas' and 'Tactics'.

"Jaman is excited to bring some of the most well-known and iconic titles in Japanese animation history to our online audience," said Gaurav Dhillon, founder and CEO of Jaman.  "Animation fans are among the most passionate in the world, and episodic content has proven to be very popular with our audience. We look forward to bringing new fans into our vibrant community with this amazing collection of titles."

"We saw an obvious match between Manga Entertainment's properties and Jaman's sensibilities," said Mara Winokur, Starz Media's vice president of digital media and business development. "Jaman's audience has come to expect cutting-edge, quality titles from across the globe, and they will find what they're looking for in the entertainment we're supplying to Jaman."

Premium feature-length films from Manga Entertainment will be available for $2.99, while all series episodes will be available for $1.99.



Series: Astro Boy, Astro Boy Animated Show, Ghost in the Shell: Innocence, Ghost in the Shell, Robotech