Viz Offers ‘Blue Dragon’ Anime on Xbox Live25 Feb, 2009 By: Don Rosenberg
Anime company Viz Media is offering one of its new titles on Microsoft’s Xbox Live service. The first episode of “Blue Dragon” will be available to Live users for free, with each additional episode available on a download-to-own basis for 160 Microsoft Points. “The anime genre continues to enjoy a huge and growing following among avid Xbox 360 owners,” said Scott Nocas, group product manager for Xbox Live. “The addition of the ‘Blue Dragon’ series from Viz Media to the Xbox Live library will be a big attraction.” “Blue Dragon” has also been made available on iTunes, and fans can download the first episode of the series for free on the iTunes Store from now through March 10. “We are very excited to continue our successful relationship with Microsoft and add ‘Blue Dragon’ animation to the growing library of Viz Media animated titles now available on Xbox Live,” said Brian Ige, director of home entertainment sales for Viz Media.