Updated: Aug 8
Good news for Anime fans! According to The Variety Entertainment trade magazine, popular anime providers from Japan such as Toei Animation, Shogakukan Shueisha Production, Kodansha etc are coming together to start a YouTube channel. Analyzelog, a company that supports corporate digital strategies launched the YouTube channel named Animelog or Anilog on 7th August 2020.
Analyzelog aims to collaborate with around 30 companies to create an anime library of around 3000 titles by 2022. The Anilog YouTube channel launched with content such as Black Jack and Future Boy Conan. The channel is currently only available in Japan but Analyzelog plans to offer subtitled content in English and Chinese language. As of now, the Animelog/Anilog channel has 4.91 K subscribers.
According to the About section of Animelog/Anilog YouTube channel About section (Translated from Japanese):
AnimeLog is an official anime channel operated by Analyze Log Co., Ltd.
The anime distributed on the Anime Log is officially licensed by the rights holder, so you can watch it with confidence. We will carefully select and deliver family animations and classic animations!
The YouTube channel provided a list of companies from which anime licenses are acquired or have plans to acquire the rights.
・Shogakukan Shueisha Production (planned)
・Toei Animation (planned)
Benjamin Grubbs founded Analyzelog in 2018 with seed capital backing from U.S. venture investor, Next10 Ventures.