Animax (Indian TV channel) facts for kids
|Broadcast area||South Asia|
|Slogan||ANIMAX daisuki! (I Love Animax!)|
|Picture format||4:3 576i (SDTV)|
|Owner||Sony Pictures Entertainment|
|Sister channels||AXN India
Sony MAX 2
Sony Le PLEX
Sony BBC Earth
|Launched||4 July 2004|
|Closed||18 April 2017|
|Replaced by||Sony Yay|
Animax was an Indian television channel owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. It was operated and broadcast from Singapore by Animax Asia and distributed by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. It aired hindi dub of anime, but then later switched to English dubs with some subbed anime before switching entirely to subbed anime. It was the only channel in India to simulcast anime on the same day as Japan. It targeted 7-14 and 15-25 age demographics over its history.
On 18 April 2017, Animax ceased broadcasting in India on regular television and was replaced by Sony Yay. Sony Pictures Networks later made Animax Asia HD available as live channel on its Indian digital platform, Sony LIV.
On 8 May 2020, The Animax Asia HD live channel ceased to be available to watch on Sony LIV.
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