Orange Peels Toei Titles for VOD

Popular anime series Captain Harlock and Ken the Great Bear Fist (also known as Fist of the North Star) are coming to video on demand and mobile video on demand in French territories.

The deal was struck by rights holder Toei Animation Europe and Orange.

The VOD will be available on PC and IPTV formats through Orange’s 2424video. The mobile offerings include mobisodes ‘ three- to five-minute shorts extracted from the TV series and offered for free to subscribers on the Orange World portal.

‘The key titles of Captain Harlock and Ken the Great Bear Fist are very popular in France,’ said Kanji Kazahaya, COO of Toei Animation Europe. ‘By proposing today this offer with one of the major French operators such as Orange, our anime fans will have the opportunity to rediscover their favorite series on TV as well as on their PC and mobile.’

Ken the Great Bear Fist