FUNimation Channel Launches SVOD Package On Optimum TV

Offerings include "Mass Effect: Paragon Lost" "Hellsing," "Black Lagoon" and "Is This a Zombie?"

Developer and distributor of specialty TV networks  Olympusat has announced that their FUNimation collaboration is now available as a Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service with a slate of English dubbed anime on Cablevision’s Optimum TV.


FUNimation Channel is a 24/7 and On Demand television network devoted exclusively to anime.  With the addition of Cablevision, FUNimation Channel is now available to a total of 40 million subscribers.


Titles featured in this package on Optimum TV include the following U.S. broadcast premieres:


  • Mass Effect: Paragon Lost
  •  Hellsing
  • Black Lagoon
  • Shakugan no SHANA 2
  • Is This a Zombie?


FUNimation can be found on Optimum TV’s On Demand menu in the premium subscriptions category.  Subscription fees are $6.95 a month.  Residential customers must also have a digital cable set-top box.  To subscribe to Optimum TV for the FUNimiation Channel visit or call 1-866-218-3259.


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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