The sale, if approved, will represent a major consolidation of global anime streaming and distribution.
Consolidation ahoy! Sony is already home to several anime units, including Crunchyroll’s main competitor Funimation.
Sony “balked at” the price for the anime streamer, according to a report.
Michael Ouweleen will serve as interim president of cartoon Network.
The loss of Super Deluxe will be especially felt by the independent animation community.