Sony’s Crackle Picks Up ’80s Anime Series ‘Robotech’ to Anchor New Channel

Crackle, Sony’s free video-streaming network, has acquired the complete series of Harmony Gold’s 1980s sci-fi anime series “Robotech,” as well as the feature film “Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles.” Starting May 15, all 85 half-hour episodes of “Robotech,” along with the 88-minute film, will launch on Crackle Anime, one of the network’s new genre channels. – Todd Spangler, Variety