Animax Broadcast Japan Inc. (Japanese: アニマックス, Hepburn: Animakkusu), stylized as ANIMAX, is a Japanese animation satellite television network, dedicated to broadcasting anime programming. The channel also dubbed cartoons in Japanese language.[1] A subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan, it is headquartered in New Pier Takeshiba North Tower[2] in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, with its co-founders and shareholders including Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan and the noted animation studios Sunrise,[1][3] Toei Animation,[4][5] TMS Entertainment and production company NAS.[6][7]

Animax Broadcast Japan Inc.
IndustryAnime broadcasting and production
FoundedMay 20, 1998; 23 years ago (1998-05-20)
HeadquartersMinato, Tokyo, Japan[1]
Key people
Akira Sasaki, President & General Manager[1]
OwnerSony Pictures Entertainment Japan
Toei Animation
TMS Entertainment
Nihon Ad Systems

Animax is the first and largest 24-hour network in the world dedicated to anime.[7][8]

Animax operates as separate 24-hour TV channels for Japan, Asia (four separate feeds for South East Asia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan) and South Korea, in addition to VOD platforms in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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