It has been announced that Aniplex, Inc., Sunrise Inc., Toei Animation Co., Ltd., TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd., Nihon Ad Systems, Inc., Dentsu Inc., and ADK have agreed to work together to set up the DAISUKI online platform to deliver anime video content overseas and sell animation-related goods. According to the announcement, DAISUKI is scheduled to launch in April 2013.

At this time, titles that will be included on the service include Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Mobile Suit Gundam, One Piece, Lupin the 3rd, and The Prince of Tennis. The service is also planning to stream anime titles nearly simultaneously with their Japanese broadcasts, as well as live events.

Lesley Aeschliman