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Chernin buys anime site Crunchyroll to expand online video assets

"Reuters) - The Chernin Group, former News Corp president Peter Chernin's holding company, said on Monday it had acquired majority control of Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll, expanding holdings that include stakes in online video company Fullscreen and mobile entertainment network Scopely"

"No price was announced for the acquisition, but a person with knowledge of the transaction said it was close to $100 million."

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tayz1659d ago

i remember when crunchyroll was an anybody can upload anime site just like a few years ago