Sony Crackle has teamed up with Discotek Media to bring a number of anime titles to their platform, including the incredible Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer and Lupin the Third: Legend of the Gold of Babylon.
Sony-owned video streaming platform Crackle, now known as Sony Crackle, has just added an incredible roster of animated classics to its library, including the likes of Lupin the Third: Legend of the Gold of Babylon, Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer, and more. The content added are all licensed by Discotek Media, and the move closer ensures the digital preservation of classic media in a legal manner, something that I couldn't be more excited about. With the addition of roughly 10 new Discotek Media licenses to the service, viewers will be able to enjoy content that previously would be unavailable online using legal methods. The full list of added content can be found below:
- Black Jack The Movie
- Cromartie High School
- Fist of the North Star (Movie)
- Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon
- Street Fighter (TV Series)
- Street Fighter II: The Movie
- Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer
- Wicked City
Sony Crackle's online service operates in about 21 countries, allowing viewers access to content free of charge, with ads scattered throughout playtime. While I personally hadn't used the service apart from a glance at it a few years back, it was exciting to see how simple it was to access films like Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer with just a few ads scattered throughout. Speaking of Urusei Yatsura, Diskotek Media is teaming up with RightStuf to bring the film to Blu-ray across the US, with pre-order available now and a Feb. 27 release date.
If you're interested in checking out the offerings of the platform, be sure to check out their official website. With a small but powerful catalog of anime content, the service definitely isn't something to be passed on.