AXN (Asia)

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AXN Asia
AXN logo.svg
AXN logo
Launched 21 September 1997
Network Sony Pictures Television
Owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment
Picture format 480i SDTV
4:3 aspect ratio
1080i and 4K UHD Broadcast HDTV
16:9 aspect ratio
Slogan It's Thrilling!
Country Singapore
Broadcast area South East Asia:
South Asia:
Sri Lanka
Other regions:
Hong Kong
Headquarters No. 10 Changi Business Park Central 2 #03-01
Hansapoint @ CBP
Changi, Singapore
Sister channel(s) Animax Asia
SET South East Asia
SET ONE (Korean)
SET Asia (Hindi)
SET Max (Hindi)
Sony Spin (Latin America)
Website Official Website
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 701 (SD)
Channel 721 (HD)
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 336 (HD)
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 154
Dream Satellite TV (Philippines) Channel 20
Aora TV (Indonesia) Channel 302
TVB Pay Vision (Hong Kong) Channel 22
G Sat (Philippines) Channel 21 (SD)
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel 61 (SD)
PBS TV (Fiji) Channel 501
HKC Sat (Hong Kong) Channel 22
CBTV Sat (China) Channel 308
SKY Perfect (Japan) Channel 725
I Hits (Japan) Channel 232
JC Hits (Japan) Channel 757
SKY Perfect e2 (Japan) Channel 311
SkyLife (South Korea) Channel 66 (HD)
Tata Sky (India) Channel 207
Dish TV (India) Channel 455
Sun Direct (India) Channel 452
Big TV (India) Channel 252
Videocon D2H (India) Channel 7
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel 135
VTC Digital (Vietnam) Channel 9 (HD)
TelkomVision (Indonesia) Channel 13
K+ (Vietnam) Channel 56
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka) Channel 30 (SD)
Channel 76 (HD)
Skynindo (Indonesia) Channel ???
Okevision (Indonesia) Channel 23
D-Sky (Taiwan) Channel 8
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 511 (SD)
Channel 559 (HD)
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 51
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 49 (Digital)[1]
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 61
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 38
Cable TV Hong Kong (Hong Kong) Channel 22
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines) Channel 27
Parasat Cable TV (Philippines) Channel 42
SCTV (Vietnam) Channel 63
HTVC (Vietnam) Channel 29/52
Jogja Medianet (Indonesia) Channel 11
Royal Cable (Philippines) Channel 24
Kalibo Cable (Philippines) Channel 25
SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines) Channel 46
Telmarc Cable (Philippines) Channel 40
USATV (Philippines) Channel 9
LBN (Sri Lanka) Channel 11
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 31
MediaNet (Maldives) Channel 523
J:COM (Japan) Channel 252 (Digital)
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 512 (SD/HD)
HKBN bbTV (Hong Kong) Channel 304
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 74
IndosatM2 (Indonesia) Channel ???
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 42
mio TV (Singapore) Channel 316 (HD) (coming soon)
Streaming media
4th MEDIA (Japan) Channel 441

AXN Asia is a pay-TV, cable and satellite TV channel owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment row under permission with AXN name trademark American Film Channel Film Channel It is available in throughout the 19 countries around the Asia-Pacific region (Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand). AXN Asia delivers 24 hours a day of action TV series, movies, and adventure-reality and lifestyle sports programs.[2]

International programming[edit]

Anime programming[edit]

Upon its launch, in the late 1990s and early 21st century, AXN broadcast several anime series, much of them in their original Japanese audio with English subtitles, both in the mornings and evenings, and held annual anime festivals around Southeast Asia.[3][4] Its anime programming would later be transferred onto Animax Asia in 2004, the preparations of which Sony had been planning since the late 1990s.[4] In the last quarter of 2010, selected anime programs from Animax Asia which is dubbed in English language audio both in the mornings and evenings. This feed is available in the Philippines territory only.

† - English audio dub, Available in the Philippines only. ‡ - Japanese language audio with English subtitles, Available in the Philippines only.

Original productions[edit]

Related channels[edit]

  • AXN Feeds
    • AXN Pan-regional (SEA: South East Asia)
    • AXN India
    • AXN Indonesia (Same as the SEA feed with local advertisements)
    • AXN Japan
    • AXN Korea (Joint venture with CU Media)
    • AXN Pakistan (Same as Indian feed only local advertising)
    • AXN Philippines (Separated from the SEA feed including local advertisements, Anime Programming from Animax Philippines and Movies but locally produced show "Ten" will not be shown in SEA feed)
    • AXN Taiwan
  • AXN Beyond (now known as BeTV)
    • AXN Beyond Pan-regional
    • AXN Beyond Philippines
    • AXN Beyond Malaysia

There are two feeds of the Pan Asian feed, one is aimed at viewers in Hong Kong and Thailand only, while the other ones airs is aimed at the rest of South East Asia. The shows on both the feeds are same only different advertising and promo timings. This is also the case with the Philippine feed which sometimes carries or drops certain shows for reasons of programming rights. AXN Pakistan and AXN India share the same program content and schedules; however, advertising is different on both beams.

AXN HD[edit]

AXN broadcasts all of their dramas in high definition. The network is available in HD in Korea on 1 March 2009 and was launched in Singapore on StarHub TV Channel 559 on 25 May 2010.[10] In Malaysia it was launched on 16 June 2010 on Astro channel 721.[11] and in Thailand was launched on 12 July 2011 on TrueVisions channel 129.

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