Shout! Factory Ink Multi-Picture Distribution Deal with Toei Animation for Digimon
Shout! Factory and Toei Animation have recently announced the signing of a new multi-picture deal for the distribution of the extremely popular action adventure anime film series, Digimon Adventure Tri, to the home entertainment marketplace.
The agreement gives Shout! Factory exclusive North American broadcast and home entertainment distribution rights for the first three full length movies from the Digimon Adventure Tri series, which covers DVD, Blu-Ray for both English dub and original Japanese language with English subtitles. The deal also includes electronic sell-through digital rights.
“We’re incredibly excited about this opportunity with Toei Animation. Digimon continues to stand as an enduring global pop culture phenomenon. We look forward to bringing these highly entertaining and immersive movies to anime fans and families,” said Melissa Boag, Senior Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment at Shout! Factory.
“Shout! Factory is an exceptional partner as we prepare to share the exciting new chapter of the Digimon saga with our fans across North America,” said Masayuki Endo, President of Toei Animation Inc. “Digimon Adventure tri – Reunion not only reunites Digimon’s talented cast and beloved characters, it reconnects the series with a generation of viewers, and perhaps even their children, who can’t wait to follow the adventure into a new era.”