Sony Spin

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Sony Spin
Sony Spin.svg
Launched 1 May 2011
Closed 30 June 2014
Owned by Sony Pictures Television
Picture format 4:3 480i (SDTV)
Slogan Brazil: Tá ligado? ("Are you on?")
Country Brazil (independent feed)[1]
Venezuela
Language Spanish, Portuguese
Broadcast area Latin America
Headquarters Latin America
Replaced Animax
Replaced by Lifetime
Sister channel(s) Sony Entertainment Television, AXN, AXN Spin (Polish version)
Website sonyspin.com

Sony Spin was a Latin American pay television channel, launched on 1 May 2011, replacing the local version of Animax. It was shutdown in 1 July 2014 due to low ratings and reception.

History

Formerly known as Animax, it was Sony's first attempt to offer a 24-hour anime channel in Latin America, replacing Locomotion. On 1 July 2014, Sony Spin was removed from pay-TV providers and replaced with a localised variant of Lifetime, a television network targeted at female audiences.[2]

Programming

Former programming as of cancellation

Former programming

Former programming as Animax

Translation and dubbing teams

Several dubbing studios have participated in the translation of the aforementioned series for their premiere on Animax, and are located in key countries like Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela. After Animax's arrival in 2005, numerous series were translated and dubbed into Spanish and Portuguese languages, including Blood+, The Twelve Kingdoms, Steel Angel Kurumi, Noir, Wolf's Rain, Martian Successor Nadesico, Galaxy Angel and others.

References

  1. ^ ANMTV - Animax: Sony anuncia regionalização de seus canais no Brasil.
  2. ^ "Sony Spin es sacado de varias cableoperadoras de Latinoamérica". anmtvla.com. 29 June 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2015.

See also

External links

Sony Spin official website

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