Sony Pictures to turn Animax into VOD service

Sony Pictures Television Networks will turn Animax, its pay-TV channel for the fans of Japanese cartoon series (animes), into a video-on-demand (VOD) service in Germany from July 1, 2016. In return, Animax will be closed down as a conventional linear TV channel, […] According to Sony Pictures Television Networks, the move is a reaction to the very strong non-linear usage[.] – Jörn Krieger, Broadband TV News