Funimation has acquired the rights to Robotech – upon expiration of current third party deals, this will give Funimation worldwide (excluding Japan) all rights (including VOD, EST, home entertainment and merchandising) to the original series and two CGI sequel films.
Crackle has acquired the complete Harmony Robotech series – including the movie Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles – to anchor its new anime channel, Crackle Anime.
Robotech – the critically-acclaimed U.S. TV series follows three generations of heroic characters who adapt robotic technology from a crashed alien starship to defend against numerous alien invasions.
Crackle Anime will launch on May 15th. Follow the jump for details.