DMR LAUNCHES THREE DIGITAL LINEAR CHANNELS ON THE ROKU CHANNEL: RETROCRUSH, MIDNIGHT PULP AND COCORO
NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 24, 2020 — DMR (
Remarked DMR Director, Digital Distribution and Content Strategy John Stack, who engineered the Roku deal, “The DMR team is excited to be working with Roku, the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S. by hours streamed, to launch our three channels on The Roku Channel. With RetroCrush offering the best of classic Japanese anime, Cocoro providing premium content for families on the go, and Midnight Pulp streaming all things strange, Roku’s audience will have even more compelling content to consider for its viewing pleasure.”
The following offers a look at some of the wide variety of high-quality content that these channels will be bringing to Roku Channels at launch:
The Princess and the Pilot – A pilot, despite being advised not to, bonds with a princess when he is tasked with escorting the royal subject overseas and across enemy territory to reunite her with her future husband.
Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl – In Edo-period Japan, a girl moves from the countryside to the big city to help her brother hunt fuse − human-dog hybrids rumored to kill people and feed on their souls − for a huge bounty. But what happens when she befriends one of her targets?
Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie – Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a young wanderer who never stays in one place long enough for Bison to find him.
Midnight Pulp ̶
Ip Man: The Series – Television series inspired by the hit films.
Overheard Trilogy – Acclaimed trilogy of thrillers from the creators of the INFERNAL AFFAIRS series
Rifftrax: Birdemic – MST3K vets riff on the bad movie classic, part of Midnight Pulp’s special Thanksgiving
Pororo Cyberspace Adventure – In this Pororo the Little Penguin adventure, Pororo must tap into his video game abilities to save a princess.
Kung Food – Animated series of the adventures of martial arts master foods.
Adventures Of Sonic The Hedgehog – Animated series based on the classic video game.
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