Date: 2012 January 08 23:45
Posted by Eeeper
American streaming service launches in the UK and Ireland with selection of anime films and series available for streaming.
Netflix, the U.S. based streaming and DVD rental service has quietly launched in Ireland and UK over the early morning of the 9th of January 2012. Netflix has been stating for some time now that they intended to launch their streaming only service in the UK and Ireland since early October last year.
While details regarding device availability have yet to be finalised, from details on the Netflix help pages, at present, the service is available through the Nintendo Wii console via a downloadable application found in the Wii Shopping channel, the Android platform via Android Marketplace, Apple iPhone platform via the App Store and directly through PC and Mac via the Netflix site.
Costs in the Republic of Ireland are €6.99 per month and £5.99 in the United Kingdom, with no limit as to number of titles, no individual rental fees and a healthy selection of titles at the time of the launch.
For anime customers the title list (where a series exists, Netflix have provided an episode count) at the time of launch are: