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Posted 9/23/17 , edited 9/24/17
Can we please try to get more anime available in New Zealand. It feels like over half the shows i want to watch are unavailable here.
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Posted 9/23/17 , edited 9/24/17

Inquisitor117 wrote:

Can we please try to get more anime available in New Zealand. It feels like over half the shows i want to watch are unavailable here.


What shows are you after exactly? CR does have a bit of competition in the Australian and New Zealand region. So if you list some titles I might be able to tell you where to find them.
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Posted 9/23/17 , edited 9/24/17

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Inquisitor117 wrote:

Can we please try to get more anime available in New Zealand. It feels like over half the shows i want to watch are unavailable here.


What shows are you after exactly? CR does have a bit of competition in the Australian and New Zealand region. So if you list some titles I might be able to tell you where to find them.


Thanks I would appreciate it, here are some of the titles:
love, election and chocolate
A certain magical index
the fruit of Grisaia
problem children are coming from another world aren't they
The legend of legendary heroes
Ro-kyu-bu
Aria the scarlet ammo
Walkure romanze
Clannad
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Posted 9/24/17 , edited 9/24/17

Inquisitor117 wrote:

Thanks I would appreciate it, here are some of the titles:
love, election and chocolate
A certain magical index
the fruit of Grisaia
problem children are coming from another world aren't they
The legend of legendary heroes
Ro-kyu-bu
Aria the scarlet ammo
Walkure romanze
Clannad

Red = Not available on CR. These are Sentai titles, so you may want to check if they are available to you on HIDIVE. I doubt Ro-kyu-bu will be, since it was a Warner Brothers Animation title, and from what I understand they like to go their own way with titles in that part of the world.

Blue = Funimation titles. Legend of the Legendary heroes hasn't been made available to CR yet. Until recently, many titles licensed by Funimation where licensed by Madman Entertainment for Australia/New Zealand, so you may want to check if these are available on AnimeLab (and likewise for the titles I didn't highlight). I do know that Index was USA & Canada only.

In general, the older a Funimation title, the greater the chances are that it will be US & Canada only. Either they were able to get a license that only included that (which was all they were interested in at the time), or they've long since sub-licensed the rights for Australia/New Zealand (and the UK/Ireland, which would have also been typically included in such a licensing block). The 3 titles you mentioned were licensed many years ago by Funimation (around the 2010-2012 time frame).

I can confirm Aria the Scarlett Ammo is licensed by Madman Entertainment for Australia & New Zealand, and A Certain Magical Index shows as licensed by Universal/Sony for that region.

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Posted 9/24/17 , edited 9/24/17

Inquisitor117 wrote:


penguincat wrote:


Inquisitor117 wrote:

Can we please try to get more anime available in New Zealand. It feels like over half the shows i want to watch are unavailable here.


What shows are you after exactly? CR does have a bit of competition in the Australian and New Zealand region. So if you list some titles I might be able to tell you where to find them.


Thanks I would appreciate it, here are some of the titles:


A mixture of good and bad news.

Love, election and chocolate (unlicensed)
A certain magical index (no regional streams)
The fruit of Grisaia (no regional streams)
Problem children are coming from another world aren't they (could have been on netflix until last year then removed as the licensee used netflix for streaming)
The legend of legendary heroes Funimation.com
Ro-kyu-bu (unlicensed. This could be due to content.)
Aria the scarlet ammo Funimation.com
Walkure romanze (http://www.crunchyroll.com/walkure-romanze if it has no videos on the page then contact support. Also may need to enable mature content if watching on a non computer eg ps4/tablet)
Clannad (appears it's no longer licensed in the region what stores have now is it. So any local streams would have ended by now. could pop up on Hidive.com in the future)

For The fruit of Grisaia the Oceania licensee requested it be region blocked in Australia and New Zealand.
A certain magical index was only added on here due to the Funimation X CR partnership. Also it shares the same distributor as The fruit of Grisaia so it would also be region blocked if they added more regions.

Aria the scarlet ammo animelab only has the latest release AA if you want it all then Funimation's site.
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Posted 9/24/17 , edited 9/24/17
Thanks to both of you for the quick and detailed replies you have both been very helpful
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