PARIS, February 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in Europe you can watch simultaneously in eleven countries an Anime show. The new season of the top rating Japanese show, FullMetal Alchemist -Brotherhood, is now available for free in simulcast * on GONG via youtube.com, only a few hours after the Japanese broadcast. The series totals 63 episodes of 26' currently in production and runs weekly on Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Japanese first-born commercial TV station.
* time shift from live broadcast on traditional Television
GONG innovates by using this new broadcasting feed and now allows males and females 15-24 an instant access to their favorite show.
Every week a fresh new episode for free, this brand new way of running a programme over the Internet is finding it's way on GONG!
Also other hit titles such as Ikki Tousen or Koikoi 7 , are available to fulfill Anime fan's appetite of good shows with quality broadcast over the Internet. The shows will run with original Japanese tracks and local subtitling.
This release is a first step before the launch of a Worldwide VOD Anime and GONG Programmes Platform, called GONGVISION.COM. - Scheduled for launch later this year.
On GONGVISION.COM people will be able to watch free programmes as well as a pay video channel dedicated to each series.
The FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD Channel will be among them.
FullMetal Alchemist -Brotherhood is the second Anime season of the Manga from Hiromu Arakawa that has more than 22 volumes published to date.
FMA is about the quest of two brothers looking for their body parts. They feel they can recover them after their failed Alchemistry experimentation.
Launched in December 2006 in the US and 2007 in Europe, GONG is the first international channel for animation series and Entertainment for the 15-24 age group. Offering the best of Anime, movies, live concerts, video games, series, comics and Manga magazines 24/7. GONG is available on TV, Mobile and Internet, linear or non-linear in more than 100 countries.
SOURCE: GONG TV
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