25 Feb

So, what is animax?

Animax (アニマックス Animakkusu?) is a Japanese anime satellite television network, dedicated to broadcasting anime programming. A subsidiary of Japanese media conglomerate Sony, it is headquartered in New Pier Takeshiba North Tower (ニューピア竹芝ノースタワー Nyū Pia Takeshiba Nōsu Tawā?) in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, with its co-founders and shareholders including Sony Pictures Entertainment and the noted anime studios Sunrise, Toei Animation, TMS Entertainment, and production company NAS.

Operating across Japan, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Latin America (replacing Locomotion) and most recently in Europe (launching across Germany, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic in 2007 (replacing Anime+ in Romania, Hungary, and Czech Republic), Slovakia (replacing Anime+), Spain and Portugal (both initially on sister channel AXN) in 2008, and soon to be launched in the United Kingdom, Poland (has been halted), Italy, France and several other countries),[7][8] Africa and Australia (currently a two-hour block on Sci Fi Channel, which is co-owned by Animax’s parent Sony Pictures Entertainment), Animax is the first and largest 24-hour network dedicated to anime in the world,[6][9] with a viewer reach of over 89 million households, 62 countries and more than 17 languages.[10]However, it is not known why Animax was cut off from Vietnam Cable network

Its title is a portmanteau of the words anime (アニメ?) and max (マックス makkusu?).[11] It also has English language networks in Southeast Asia, South Asia, South Africa, and most recently, a two-hour network in Australia (via Sci Fi Channel, which is co-owned by Animax’s parent Sony Pictures Entertainment), and is expected to plan launching other English language networks, most notably in the United Kingdom, Australia, and North America.


What proggrams are there in animax, here in Indonesia?


Maid Sama!

Bleach – Memories of Nobody

The Book of Bantorra

Cardfight!! Vanguard


Chromed Shelled Regios


Fairy Tail


Tales of the Abyss

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2

Winter Sonata

Tower of Druaga



Romeo X Juliet

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

Samurai Champloo

Stigma of The Wind

Colourcloud Palace 2

Sergeant Keroro (Season 3)


Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

Black Butler

Gurren Lagann

Busou Renkin

Hayate the Combat Butler (Season 2)

Fairy Tail Season 2


LASTEXILE -Fam, The Silver Wing-


Letter Bee

Nodame Cantabile

Spooky Kitaro 5

Shakugan No Shana


Tears to Tiara

Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts

Toward The Terra

Lucky Star

Yu Yu Hakusho

Mind to watch?

Sources: Wikipedia, Animax official site.

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3 Responses to “ANIMAX”

  1. Christopher February 25, 2012 at 12:40 PM #

    North America could use Animax as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Harley Pastor March 12, 2012 at 8:49 PM #

    Some truly choice articles on this site, saved to bookmarks .


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