Palatin Media and Backbone launch Yu-Gi-Oh! FAST channel



Palatin Media and Backbone’s joint-venture FAST Media is to launch the anime Fast Channel Yu-Gi-Oh! across Europe and Africa.

The joint-venture which is dedicated to FAST channels will launch Yu-Gi-Oh! in the UK, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Spain, Northern Europe and Africa. The new channel will be available in 5 languages — English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.

The new channel will commence rollout in May with the English and German language version on Frevee, LG, Rakuten, Rlaxx, Zeasn and Africa XP, followed by the French, Italian and Spanish version debuting in June.

The new structure, FAST Media is based in Munich and debuted in 2022, after Backbone’s founder Richard Maroko and Palatin Media’s founder Bernd Schloetterer joined forces.

FAST Media has since developed four channels in France and Switzerland: Enquêtes de choc devoted to investigative reports, Homicide, focused on true crime and two channels centered around iconic french TV IPs: the game show Motus and the cult talkshow Y A Que la Vérité qui Compte.

The channels are broadcasted on several platforms, including Samsung TV+ in France and Switzerland, Molotov, LG, Pluto TV, Rakuten, Xiaomi, Plex among others.

Other upcoming projects from FAST Media are scheduled for launch in Q2 2023 in France, Spain and Germany.

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