VIZ Media’s February 2015 Updates for Its Neon Alley Streaming Service
VIZ Media announces several digital anime series premieres as well as key episode additions for its February 2015 update to its Neon Alley free anime streaming platform.
First up is the Neon Alley platform debut of the English dubbed high school sports drama, The Prince of Tennis. Viewers can enjoy the first 13 dubbed episodes of Season One on Neon Alley for the first time ever or they can watch all 50 episodes in their entirety with English subtitles.
Neon Alley also highlights the addition of the 26-episode fantasy/action anime series, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, which is now available to stream in its entirety with dubbed English or Japanese audio with English subtitles.
Inuyasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass, the second feature film for the Inuyasha franchise, will be available for a limited time with either English dubbed or subtitled starting on February 14, 2015.
New episodes of Bleach, Naruto, Ranma 1/2 and Sailor Moon, along with the latest simulcast premieres of Naruto Shippuden and Sailor Moon Crystal will also be available during February 2015.
Sailor Moon Crystal continues the Black Moon story arc with the subtitled premiere of Episode 15, “Act. 15 Infiltration – Sailor Mars,” on February 7, 2015. This will be followed by another subtitled episode premiere, “Act.16 Abduction – Sailor Mercuty,” on February 21, 2015. The Black Moon arc follows the Sailor Guardians, who are reawakened with stronger powers, as they face an enemy force from the past that is determined to destroy Usagi and her friends’ future. New Sailor Guardians also appear to help Sailor Moon face this new foe.
The February 2015 update is highlighted by episodes from VIZ Media anime properties including:
Inuyasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass
Available February 14, 2015 either English dubbed or subtitled
With their greatest foe seemingly defeated, Inuyasha and his friends return to normal lives. But their short period of peace is once again shattered as a new enemy begins to emerge. Kaguya, the self-proclaimed Princess from the Moon of legend, plots to plunge the world into a perpetual night of the full moon. Inuyasha, Kagome, Miroku, Sango and Shippo must once again unite to face a new threat.
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (Complete Series)
Full English-dubbed series available February 27, 2015. Full subtitled series available now.
In the acclaimed 26-episode series by famed anime studio, Production I.G., young Prince Chagum has been suspected of demonic possession by court advisors who see only one solution – death. But his salvation may lie in the hands of Balsa, the spear-wielding bodyguard from Kanbal, the kingdom across the mountains. Her vow to save eight worthy souls has led her to the imperiled Chagum and into the mystery of the water spirit, a mystical entity that may hold the key to saving millions of lives from drought. Her skill and tenacity are legendary, but can she fend off an entire empire?
The Prince of Tennis
Episodes 1-13 (dubbed) now available. Full subtitled series available.
In this sports anime drama adapted from the manga series created by Takeshi Konomi, Ryoma Echizen is the 12-year-old son of a famous tennis player and a tennis genius is his own right. With talent in his blood and fire in his eyes, he backs up his confidence on the court with amazing skills. Now he has to overcome the older players on his high school team who are dead set against letting him surpass them. To defeat the slippery “Viper” Kaido, the calculating Sadahara Inui, and a host of other opponents, Ryoma will need everything he’s gotten from his father and more!
Join the classic Sailor Guardians and catch two new subtitled Season Two episodes every Monday starting with Episodes 77 and 78 available to stream beginning on February 2, 2015.
Neon Alley adds English dubbed Bleach Season 20 Episodes 280-291, which are available to stream beginning on February 1, 2015.
Viewers can now enjoy a total of 291 English dubbed episodes, as well as the complete subtitled Bleach anime (366 episodes).
Neon Alley adds dubbed Episodes 92-104 of the original Naruto anime series, which will all be available to stream beginning on February 1, 2015.
With this newest addition, viewers can check out a total of 104 English dubbed episodes as well enjoy as the complete subtitled Naruto anime (all 220 episodes) series.
The ninja action continues in an action-packed Neon Alley simulcast of the latest English subtitled Naruto Shippuden episode. The simulcast will kick off with Episode 397 on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Simulcasts of the next three Naruto Shippuden episodes will take place every Thursday for the remainder of the month.
Neon Alley viewers can catch a double-dose of Ranma 1/2 with two new dubbed episodes premiering every Friday throughout the month beginning with Season Six, Episodes 137-138 on February 6, 2015.