Viewster News & Discussion


This is the Viewster News thread.

Effective April 2, 2015

Only post article/news/notes about Viewster industry OR about anime that doesn’t already have an existing thread.

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[size=16]Press Release: Viewster Announces Licensing Agreements on Anime Simulcasts for Spring 2015[/size]
Apr 2nd 2015
Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Gunslinger Stratos and Plastic Memories to stream on Viewster in North America and beyond

[size=16]Viewster Adds 2nd Baby Steps Series for UK/Ireland[/size]
posted on 2015-04-09 12:04 EDT
Tennis series movies to Florida academy

[size=16]Viewster: Get Notified About New Simulcasts on the Go[/size]
May 7, 2015

[size=16]VIEWSTER: Viewster launches new video streaming mobile app[/size]
May 12, 2015
Five million Android users benefit from best-in-class binge-watching experience

[size=16]Press Release: Viewster Launches New Mobile Streaming App[/size]
May 19th 2015
5 million Android users benefit from best-in-class binge-watching experience

[size=16]Press Release: Viewster Opens Los Angeles Office to Drive Revenue Initiatives[/size]
on June 18, 2015
Video streaming service expands operation’s footprint and appoints industry veteran Rob Pereyda to lead global strategy and develop North American market


[size=16]Viewster Streaming Service Opens Office in Los Angeles[/size]
posted on 2015-06-21 06:30 EDT
Former Crunchyroll/Shiftylook executive Rob Pereyda leads office to grow company’s position in N. America

[size=16]Viewster Adds NieA_7[/size]
posted on 2015-07-07 09:07 EDT
2000 series by director of Haibane Renmei

[size=16]Viewster Adds More Series[/size]
posted on 2015-07-16 12:15 EDT
Wolf’s Rain, Murder Princess and Strawberry Panic! added to site

[size=16]VIEWSTER: The Wait is Over, The Summer Simulcasts Are Here! (more to come)[/size]
July 17, 2015

[size=16]Exclusive: Viewster Inc. to Open Premium Video, Merchandise Service 'OMAKASE’[/size]
posted on 2015-07-22 16:30 EDT

[size=16]Viewster Adds Three Hack Series[/size]
posted on 2015-07-23 05:06 EDT
.hack//Roots, .hack//SIGN and .hack//Legend of the Twilight added

[size=16]Viewster to Stream Key the Metal Idol[/size]
posted on 2015-07-24 10:38 EDT


[size=16]Current Anime on Viewster[/size]
posted on 2015-08-04 05:54 EDT
Includes simulcasts of Blood Blockade Battlefront, The Heroic Legend of Arslan and Sushi and Beyond

[size=16]Press Release: Viewster Launches Branded Channels on its Global Streaming Platform[/size]
August 6, 2015
Launch partners Mondo Media, AllTime10s and How It Should Have Ended represent best of the best in creator-driven digital-first content

[details=Press Release]

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 6, 2015 – Viewster, the worldwide video streaming service, announced today the launch of its Branded Channels, a new offering to bring a large volume of highly curated short form content to its global audience.

The new content includes Mondo Media’s wildly popular Happy Tree Friends and Dick Figures, and additional channels featuring the bizarre and amusing facts of AllTime10s and the topical How It Should Have Ended, an ongoing parody animation series that provides new endings to popular movies.

More top-performing digital-first channels from gaming, animation and entertainment will be announced in September. All channels are available free worldwide through Viewster’s advertising-supported desktop, mobile and smart TV apps, with regular updates ensuring a consistent, fresh flow of content.

“Digital-first content, as we are now proud to offer in our Branded Channels, is an exciting window into the future of entertainment,” said Azadeh Stoelken, Director of Content at Viewster. “We picked these amazing channels to complement our existing anime, science fiction and thriller offerings for our discerning and engaged audience.”

Rob Pereyda, CEO[/details]

[details=About Viewster]

Viewster ( ) is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. We are the first stop destination for anime lovers, featuring an ever-growing line up of the latest shows directly from Japan. Our wider catalogue brings the best of specialist shows and movies, with more than ten thousand titles across anime, thriller, sci-fi, and fantasy. Viewster is free, supported by advertising and available to stream on desktop, mobile and smart TV apps.

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[size=16]New Anime Added to Animax UK and Viewster[/size]
posted on 2015-09-15 11:08 EDT


[size=16]What People are Saying About Omakase[/size]
by Viewster Oamakase, Sep 23rd 2015


An all-new experience for anime fans, bringing you a curated package of artfully selected merchandise alongside a premium anime streaming service with digital exclusives.

$29/2 months
(+ Shipping & Handling: VAT applies to UK purchases)


[size=19]Viewster to Stream Meine Liebe, Saint Beast Anime[/size]
2015-10-11 23:45 EDT
Company provides more details on its Omakase premium subscription service


###Sushi and Beyond TV Anime Gets New Year’s Special
posted on 2015-11-14 10:00 EST
Original 24-episode anime is inspired by book about British family’s trip to Japan


###Viewster Closes Omakase Subscription Box Service
posted on 2016-03-15 12:36 EDT
Viewster’s LA office will close at end of March without new owner for Omakase service


###Viewster Blog: The Future of Viewster
by Richard Montoya • April 7, 2016


###Viewster Adds Sora no Manimani to Its Anime Lineup
posted on 2016-04-23 08:00 EDT
New episodes of 2009 romantic comedy available weekly


###Viewster Adds Tenjho Tenge TV Anime
posted on 2016-11-26 10:45 EST


###Viewster and Anime-Planet Announce Partnership
Jan 27th 2017