Once a linear television channel, the Anime Network now puts all its resources into providing high quality video-on-demand service. It is dedicated to making the best anime around available to a wide range of viewers. The Anime Network can be watched on its website and through an app on various streaming devices. It offers a wide array of anime programming that includes new shows and classic series as well as a selection of live action Japanese movies.
The available shows rotate from time to time, but some shows that the network has carried include High School of the Dead, Appleseed and Battle of the Planets. On many of shows, viewers can choose whether they want to watch a dubbed version or with subtitles. In addition to shows and movies, the Anime Network also offers various special features called Anime Access. These include behind the scenes looks at shows, special promos and coverage of various live events like conventions, panels and interviews.
To access the Anime Network's full library of programing, a paid subscription is required. However, there is a free option which offers a limited amount of content to watch for no cost. The website also provides forums for discussions and program suggestions for those who want to take their experiences with the channel a step further.