posted on 2017-07-31 20:45 EDT by Karen Ressler, Jennifer Sherman
August 01, 2017 8:05am CDT
Japanese / Chinese co-production based on real life engineering competition hits WOWOW on October 13, 2017
August 1, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DAISUKI END OF SERVICE NOTICE
TOKYO, JAPAN – August 1, 2017 – We regret to report that Anime Consortium Japan Inc.’s international anime streaming platform “DAISUKI” will be ending service as of October 31, 2017 at 11 a.m. Japan Standard Time.
We express our utmost gratitude to all who have used DAISUKI since its start in April 2013. We also apologize for the inconvenience the closure of the site will cause. We would appreciate your understanding.
[Schedule Leading Up to the Closure of DAISUKI]
(All times listed are in Japan Standard Time)
July 1, 2017 – 12:00 a.m.
New registration for DAISUKI’s premium membership service was closed.
August 31, 2017 – 11:00 a.m.
Sale of rentable content will be stopped.
September 29, 2017 – 4:00 p.m.
DAISUKI NEXT will end all service.
October 2, 2017 – 11:00 a.m.
The DAISUKI app (iOS/Android) will no longer be available for download.
October 31, 2017 – 11:00 a.m.
All DAISUKI services (excluding free Dragon Ball Super simulcasting) will be terminated.
December 15, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
All DAISUKI social networking service accounts (Twitter, Facebook) and customer support will be closed.
*All times listed are in Japan Standard Time (JST).
*Details about an alternate method for watching Dragon Ball Super after the close of DAISUKI will be listed on DAISUKI’s website as soon as possible.
*Serial numbers obtained during the “Dragon Ball Super TP Medal Campaign” will become null and void after DAISUKI ends service, so please use these serial numbers before the service’s closure.
[In Regards to the Future of DAISUKI]
The final monthly billing for DAISUKI’S Premium Membership was on June 30, 2017. Any current members that have not canceled their membership will continue to have premium member access without any further charge until DAISUKI ends service on October 31, 2017. The personal information of all users—including those who have not deleted their account by October 31, 2017—will be automatically destroyed. However, users who used their Bandai Namco ID to access DAISUKI will not have their personal information destroyed.
What a shame. 3 months until R.I.P.
At least there’ll still be this. I guess I won’t be keeping that app much longer.
posted on 2017-08-01 13:09 EDT
Winter theatrical release planned for N. America
posted on 2017-08-02 11:29 EDT
Fantasy series’ promo video, main staff, story also revealed
August 02, 2017 1:05pm CDT
Ufotable has been slowly transforming their old studio building into anime promotion cafes. I decided to visit the Machi✰Asobi Café on their second floor.
posted on 2017-08-03 10:30 EDT
Coyote venture aims to expand into Asian market with original, existing IP
August 03, 2017 7:05pm CDT
This week, The Hook keeps it upbeat with the premiere episode of “Magical Circle Guru Guru”
posted on 2017-08-04 07:00 EDT
Mitsuhiro Ichiki, Eri Kitamura, Ayaka Asai, Arisa Nakata cast in anime
posted on 2017-08-04 11:00 EDT
by The Anime News Network Editorial Team, Aug 4th 2017
by Justin Sevakis, Aug 4th 2017
posted on 2017-08-04 15:00 EDT
Brina Palencia, Doug Erholtz, Lex Woutas, Colleen O’Shaughnessey star
by Lynzee Loveridge, Aug 5th 2017
August 5, 2017
posted on 2017-08-07 01:00 EDT
Ryo Kato, Natsuko Hara stars in series premiering October
posted on 2017-08-06 20:48 EDT
Yoru Sumino launched novel online in 2014, before it inspired live-action film, manga
August 07, 2017 3:50am CDT
Three-day event includes screenings of old and new anime films, live concerts
posted on 2017-08-07 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge