Video streaming service POPTV adds anime channel ‘Bento’

Singapore-based video-on-demand streaming service POPTV introduces “Bento,” a new anime channel that offers hundreds of anime titles including simulcasts fresh from Japan.

The new anime offering is on top of the previously released slate of local movies and Filipino-dubbed Asian content via POPTV, and Filipino-dubbed kid shows via POPTV Kids for the mass market Filipino families.

With Bento, POPTV is also introducing AVOD and PVOD packages that offer both ad-supported and premium viewing. In its premium tier, users can access premium titles including weekly simulcasts. 

Headlining this new anime service are simulcast airings of hit anime series “Spy Family Part 2,” “Beast Tamer,” and “Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun Season 3.” 

Bento also offers hit titles like “Mob Psycho 100,” “Assassination Classroom,” “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures,” award-winning Filipino anime series “Barangay 143” as well as Filipino-dubbed versions of “Jujutsu Kaisen,” “Sing Yesterday for Me,” and “Horimiya.”

POPTV Bento will be available in the Philippines starting October 26. To experience Bento, download the POPTV PINAS app on Google Play, Huawei App Gallery, Samsung Galaxy store, and Apple App Stores.

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Subscriptions can be purchased via load deduction through SMART or Google Pay; or via credit/debit card or the GCash app. It is also available on Shopee, Lazada, all branches of M L’huillier and RD Pawnshops nationwide, and in sari sari stores in key cities in Luzon.

POPTV Subscription Fees in the Philippines

  • ₱49 for 10 days
  • ₱99 for a month
  • ₱300 for 6 months

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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