VIZ Media delivers a full slate of exciting digital anime series premieres and also details the latest key episode additions for its February update to its Neon Alley free anime streaming platform.
Root for your favorite team and make it game, set, and match for the Neon Alley platform debut of the English dubbed high school sports drama, THE PRINCE OF TENNIS. Audiences can enjoy the first 13 dubbed episodes of Season 1 on Neon Alley for the first time ever. Neon Alley offers the flexibility of a digital format as well as the ability to stream the series in dubbed format, or enjoy all 50 episodes of the series in their entirety available now with English subtitles.
Neon Alley highlights the addition of the 26-episode fantasy/action anime series, MORIBITO: GUARDIAN OF THE SPIRIT, now available to stream in its entirety with dubbed English dialogue or Japanese audio with English subtitles.
The fantasy/action continues with the addition of INUYASHA THE MOVIE: THE CASTLE BEYOND THE LOOKING GLASS, the second feature film of the series inspired by the venerable manga created by Rumiko Takahashi. Fans can watch the action packed film either English dubbed or subtitled starting on February 14th for a limited time.
Also don’t miss new episodes of widely loved series such as BLEACH, NARUTO, RANMA ½ and SAILOR MOON along with the latest simulcast premieres of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN and SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL taking place throughout the month.
Catch riveting new episodes of the SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Black Moon story arc with the subtitled premiere of Episode 15, “Infiltration – Sailor Mars” on February 7th, followed by another subtitled adventure, “Act.16 Abduction – Sailor Mercury”, scheduled to premiere on February 21st. The Black Moon arc follows the Sailor Guardians, reawakened with stronger powers, as they face an enemy force from the past determined to destroy Usagi and her friends’ future. New Sailor Guardians also appear to help Sailor Moon face her toughest foe yet.
With its latest additions, Neon Alley now features over 32 series, and offers over 1,000 English dubbed episodes and more than 2,500 subtitled episodes for fans’ viewing pleasure! The February 2015 update is highlighted by scores of episodes from top-rated VIZ Media anime properties including:
INUYASHA THE MOVIE: THE CASTLE BEYOND THE LOOKING GLASS
· Available February 14th either English dubbed or subtitled!
· With their greatest foe seemingly defeated, Inuyasha and his friends return to normal lives. But their short period of peace is once again shattered as a new enemy begins to emerge. Kaguya, the self-proclaimed Princess from the Moon of legend, plots to plunge the world into a perpetual night of the full moon. Inuyasha, Kagome, Miroku, Sango and Shippo must once again unite to face a new threat.
MORIBITO: GUARDIAN OF THE SPIRIT (COMPLETE SERIES)
· Full English-dubbed series available February 27th! Full subtitled series available now.
· In the acclaimed 26-episode series by famed anime studio, Production I.G., young Prince Chagum has been suspected of demonic possession by court advisors who see only one solution – death. But his salvation may lie in the hands of Balsa, the spear-wielding bodyguard from Kanbal, the kingdom across the mountains. Her vow to save eight worthy souls has led her to the imperiled Chagum and into the mystery of the water spirit, a mystical entity that may hold the key to saving millions of lives from drought. Her skill and tenacity are legendary, but can she fend off an entire empire?
THE PRINCE OF TENNIS
· Episodes 1-13 (dubbed) now available! Full subtitled series available.
· In this sports anime drama adapted from the manga series created by Takeshi Konomi (published by VIZ Media), Ryoma Echizen is the 12-year-old son of a famous tennis player and a tennis genius is his own right. With talent in his blood and fire in his eyes, he backs up his confidence on the court with amazing skills. Now he has to overcome the older players on his high school team who are dead set against letting him surpass them. To defeat the slippery “Viper” Kaido, the calculating Sadahara Inui, and a host of other opponents, Ryoma will need everything he’s gotten from his father and more!
· Join the classic Sailor Guardians and catch two new subtitled Season 2 Episodes every Monday starting with Episodes 77 and 78 available to stream beginning February 2nd.
· Neon Alley adds English dubbed BLEACH Season 20 Episodes 280-291 available to stream beginning on February 1st
· Viewers can now enjoy a total of 291 English dubbed episodes, as well as the complete subtitled BLEACH anime (366 episodes).
· Neon Alley adds dubbed Episodes 92-104 of the original NARUTO anime series, which will all be available to stream beginning on February 1st.
· With the newest addition, viewers can check out a total of 104 English dubbed episodes as well enjoy as the complete subtitled NARUTO anime (all 220 episodes) series!
· The ninja action continues in an action-packed Neon Alley simulcast of the latest English subtitled NARUTO SHIPPUDEN episode. The simulcast will kick off with Episode 397 on Thursday, February 5th. Simulcasts of the next 3 NARUTO SHIPPUDEN episodes will take place every Thursday for the remainder of the month.
· Don’t miss new WORLD PREMIERE English dub episodes of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN every Saturday starting with Episode 280 on February 7th.
· Neon Alley viewers can catch a double-dose of RANMA ½ with 2 new dubbed episodes premiering every Friday throughout the month beginning with Season 6, Episodes 137-138 on February 6th.
Neon Alley is VIZ Media’s consolidated online destination for FREE streaming anime content in the U.S. with over 3,500 subtitled and English dubbed episodes and movies from more than 36 series! Neon Alley also reaches an expansive on-demand U.S.-based audience on Hulu, which enables viewers to watch shows anytime, anywhere across devices including Xbox One, PlayStation®4 (PS4™), Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and mobile devices. A full list of Hulu -enabled devices can be found at http://www.hulu.com/plus/devices.
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